Marine MOS Buoy Stations

The following station list includes the 121 buoy stations used in the Marine MOS guidance. Included in the table, are the 5-character station identifiers, the station names, the 2-character state abbreviation (if appropriate), and the latitude and longitude, given in degrees and decimal degrees. For more information about any of these stations, including maps of the buoys, you can visit the National Data Buoy Center (NDBC) .

41001     EAST HATTERAS             N34.6800  W072.2300
41002     SOUTH HATTERAS            N32.2700  W075.4200
41004     EDISTO                    N32.5000  W079.1000
41008     GRAYS REEF                N31.4000  W080.8700
41009     CANAVERAL             FL  N28.5000  W080.1800
41010     CANAVERAL EAST            N28.8900  W078.5200
42001     MID GULF                  N25.9200  W089.6800
42002     WEST GULF                 N25.9000  W093.5900
42003     EAST GULF                 N25.8800  W085.9500
42007     BILOXI                    N30.0900  W088.7700
42019     FREEPORT              TX  N27.9200  W095.3600
42020     CORPUS CHRISTI        TX  N26.9500  W096.7000
42035     GALVESTON             TX  N29.2500  W094.4100
42036     W TAMPA               FL  N28.5100  W084.5100
42039     PENSACOLA             FL  N28.8000  W086.0600
42040     S DAUPHIN ISLAND      AL  N29.2100  W088.2000
42041     NORTH MID GULF            N27.2200  W090.4200
44004     EAST CAPE MAY         NJ  N38.5000  W070.4700
44005     GULF OF MAINE             N43.1700  W069.2200
44007     PORTLAND              ME  N43.5300  W070.1400
44008     NANTUCKET             MA  N40.5000  W069.4300
44009     DELAWARE BAY              N38.4600  W074.7000
44011     GEORGES BANK              N41.0900  W066.5900
44013     BOSTON                MA  N42.3500  W070.6900
44014     VIRGINIA BEACH        VA  N36.5800  W074.8400
44025     LONG ISLAND           NY  N40.2500  W073.1700
45001     MID SUPERIOR              N48.0600  W087.7800
45002     N MICHIGAN                N45.3300  W086.4200
45003     N HURON                   N45.3500  W082.8400
45004     E SUPERIOR                N47.5600  W086.5500
45005     W ERIE                    N41.6800  W082.4000
45006     W SUPERIOR                N47.3200  W089.8700
45007     S MICHIGAN                N42.6700  W087.0200
45008     S HURON                   N44.2800  W082.4200
46001     GULF OF ALASKA            N56.3000  W148.1700
46002     OREGON                OR  N42.5700  W130.3200
46005     WASHINGTON                N46.0500  W131.0200
46006     SE PAPA                   N40.8400  W137.4900
46011     SANTA MARIA           CA  N34.8800  W120.8700
46012     HALF MOON BAY             N37.4500  W122.7000
46013     BODEGA                CA  N38.2300  W123.3300
46014     PT ARENA              CA  N39.2200  W123.9700
46022     EEL RIVER             CA  N40.7200  W124.5200
46023     D PT ARGUELLO         CA  N34.7100  W120.9700
46025     CATALINA RIDGE        CA  N33.7500  W119.0800
46026     SAN FRANCISCO         CA  N37.7500  W122.8200
46027     ST GEORGES            CA  N41.8500  W124.3800
46028     CAPE SAN MARTIN       CA  N35.7400  W121.8900
46029     COL RIVER BAR             N46.1200  W124.5100
46030     BLUNTS REEF           CA  N40.4200  W124.5300
46035     BERING SEA                N57.0800  W177.7800
46041     CAPE ELIZABETH        WA  N47.3400  W124.7500
46042     MONTEREY              CA  N36.7500  W122.4200
46047     TANNER BANKS              N32.4300  W119.5300
46050     YAQUINA BAY               N44.6200  W124.5300
46053     SANTA BARB E              N34.2400  W119.8500
46054     SANTA BARB W              N34.2700  W120.4500
46059     CALIFORNIA                N37.9800  W130.0000
46060     N. PR. WM. SOUND          N60.5800  W146.8300
46061     S. PR. WM. SOUND          N60.2200  W146.8300
46062     PT. SAN LUIS          CA  N35.1000  W121.0100
46063     PT. CONCEPTION        CA  N34.2500  W120.6600
51001     NORTHWEST HAWAII          N23.4000  W162.2700
51002     SOUTHWEST HAWAII          N17.1500  W157.7900
51003     WEST HAWAII               N19.1600  W160.7400
51004     SOUTHEAST HAWAII          N17.4400  W152.5200
ABAN6     ALEXANDRIA BAY        NY  N44.3300  W075.9300
ALSN6     AMBROSE LS            NY  N40.4600  W073.8300
AUGA2     AUGUSTINE ISLAND      AK  N59.3800  W153.3500
BLIA2     BLIGH REEF LIGHT      AK  N60.8400  W146.8800
BURL1     SOUTHWEST PASS        LA  N28.9000  W089.4300
BUZM3     BUZZARDS BAY LS       MA  N41.4000  W071.0300
CARO3     CAPE ARAGO            OR  N43.3400  W124.3800
CDRF1     CEDAR KEY             FL  N29.1400  W083.0300
CHLV2     CHESAPEAKE LS         VA  N36.9100  W075.7100
CLKN7     CAPE LOOKOUT          NC  N34.6200  W076.5200
CSBF1     CAPE SAN BLAS         FL  N29.6700  W085.3600
DBLN6     DUNKIRK               NY  N42.4900  W079.3500
DESW1     DESTRUCTION IS.       WA  N47.6800  W124.4900
DISW3     DEVILS ISLAND         WI  N47.0800  W090.7300
DPIA1     DAUPHIN ISLAND        AL  N30.2500  W088.0700
DRFA2     DRIFT RIVER TERMINAL  AK  N60.5500  W152.1400
DRYF1     DRY TORTUGAS          FL  N24.6400  W082.8600
DSLN7     DIAMOND SHOALS LS     NC  N35.1500  W075.3000
DUCN7     DUCK PIER             NC  N36.1800  W075.7500
FBIS1     FOLLY ISLAND          SC  N32.6800  W079.8900
FFIA2     FIVE FINGER           AK  N57.2700  W133.6300
FPSN7     FRYING PAN SHOALS     NC  N33.4900  W077.5900
FWYF1     FOWEY ROCKS           FL  N25.5900  W080.1000
GDIL1     GRAND ISLE            LA  N29.2700  W089.9600
GLLN6     GALLOO ISLAND         NY  N43.8900  W076.4500
IOSN3     ISLE OF SHOALS        NH  N42.9700  W070.6200
KTNF1     KEATON BEACH          FL  N29.8200  W083.5900
LKWF1     LAKE WORTH            FL  N26.6100  W080.0300
LONF1     LONG KEY              FL  N24.8400  W080.8600
MDRM1     MOUNT DESERT ROCK     ME  N43.9700  W068.1300
MISM1     MATINICUS ROCK        ME  N43.7800  W068.8600
MLRF1     MOLASSES REEF         FL  N25.0100  W080.3800
MRKA2     MIDDLE ROCK LIGHT     AK  N61.0800  W146.6600
NWPO3     NEWPORT               OR  N44.6100  W124.0700
PILA2     PILOT ROCK            AK  N59.7400  W149.4700
PILM4     PASSAGE ISLAND        MI  N48.2200  W088.3700
POTA2     POTATO POINT          AK  N61.0600  W146.7000
PTAC1     POINT ARENA           CA  N38.9600  W123.7400
PTAT2     PORT ARANSAS          TX  N27.8300  W097.0500
PTGC1     POINT ARGUELLO        CA  N34.5800  W120.6500
ROAM4     ROCK OF AGES          MI  N47.8700  W089.3100
SANF1     SAND KEY              FL  N24.4600  W081.8800
SAUF1     ST. AUGUSTINE         FL  N29.8600  W081.2600
SBIO1     SOUTH BASS ISLAND     OH  N41.6300  W082.8400
SGNW3     SHEBOYGAN             WI  N43.7500  W087.6900
SISW1     SMITH ISLAND          WA  N48.3200  W122.8400
SMKF1     SOMBRERO KEY          FL  N24.6300  W081.1100
SPGF1     SETTLEMENT POINT          N26.7000  W079.0000
SRST2     SABINE                TX  N29.6700  W094.0500
STDM4     STANNARD ROCK         MI  N47.1800  W087.2200
SUPN6     SUPERIOR SHOALS       NY  N44.4700  W075.8000
TPLM2     THOMAS POINT          MD  N38.9000  W076.4400
TTIW1     TATOOSH ISLAND        WA  N48.3900  W124.7400
VENF1     VENICE                FL  N27.0700  W082.4500
WPOW1     WEST POINT            WA  N47.6600  W122.4400