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Sampling interval is every 15 minutes

CLIS buoy has been hauled for winter maintenance and is OFFLINE.
Expected redeployment is early Spring, 2019.

Average wind speed is the average taken over a 15 minute period with a 1 second sampling interval (300 samples).
Gust is the maximum wind speed taken over the 15 minute sampling period.
Wind Direction is the direction from which the wind is blowing in degrees True

Apparent Temperature adjusts the air temperature for the effects of wind (wind chill) or the effects of humidity (heat index) as follows:
  • Wind Chill is calculated from the 2001 formula provided by the National Weather Service (DETAILS) and is only computed when the air temperature is below 65 degF and the wind > 3 mph.
  • Heat Index is also calculated using a NWS formula (DETAILS) and is only determined when the air temperature exceeds 75 degF and humidity > 40%.