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The Dataset's Variables and Attributes

Row Type Variable Name Attribute Name Data Type Value
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_data_type String TimeSeries
attribute NC_GLOBAL cdm_timeseries_variables String station_name, latitude, longitude
attribute NC_GLOBAL Conventions String CF-1.7, ACDD-1.3, IOOS-1.2, COARDS
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_country String USA
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_email String metoceaninfo at
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_institution String RPS Group
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_name String RPS Group
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_sector String industry
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_type String group
attribute NC_GLOBAL creator_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_created String 2023-01-26T19:55:07Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_issued String 2023-01-26T19:55:07Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_metadata_modified String 2023-01-26T19:55:07Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL date_modified String 2023-01-26T19:55:07Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL Easternmost_Easting double -70.37577228236877
attribute NC_GLOBAL featureType String TimeSeries
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_bounds String POINT(40.95156787428584 -70.37577228236877)
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_bounds_crs String EPSG:4326
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_bounds_vertical_crs String EPSG:4297
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_max double 40.95156787428584
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_min double 40.95156787428584
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lat_units String degrees_north
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_max double -70.37577228236877
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_min double -70.37577228236877
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_lon_units String degrees_east
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_max double 0.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_min double 0.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_positive String down
attribute NC_GLOBAL geospatial_vertical_units String m
attribute NC_GLOBAL history String Created by the RPS harvester from data at 20230119 17:32
attribute NC_GLOBAL id String Beacon_Wind_Wave_Met_Buoy_2
attribute NC_GLOBAL infoUrl String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL institution String Equinor US Wind
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords String 'Atmosphere > Atmospheric Pressure > Sea Level Pressure', 'Atmosphere > Atmospheric Pressure > Static Pressure''Atmosphere > Atmospheric Winds > Surface Winds''Oceans > Ocean Waves > Significant Wave Height''Atmosphere > Atmospheric Winds > Surface Winds''Oceans > Ocean Waves > Wave Speed/Direction', 'Atmosphere > Atmospheric Temperature > Air Temperature', 'Atmosphere > Atmospheric Temperature > Surface Air Temperature''Atmosphere > Atmospheric Water Vapor > Humidity''Atmosphere > Atmospheric Pressure > Atmospheric Pressure Measurements', air, air_pressure, air_temperature, airtemp, airtempqual, atmosphere, atmospheric, beacon, boem, bpqual, buoy, bureau, data, density, depth, direction, earth, Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Pressure > Atmospheric Pressure Measurements, Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Pressure > Sea Level Pressure, Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Pressure > Static Pressure, Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Temperature > Air Temperature, Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Temperature > Surface Air Temperature, Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Water Vapor > Humidity, Earth Science > Atmosphere > Atmospheric Winds > Surface Winds, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Waves > Significant Wave Height, Earth Science > Oceans > Ocean Waves > Wave Speed/Direction, energy, flag, height, hsqual, humidity, identifier, latitude, level, longitude, management, maximum, measurements, met, meteorology, name, observation, ocean, oceans, period, platform, platform_name, pressure, quality, quality_flag, relative, relative_humidity, rhqual, science, sea, sea_surface_wave_from_direction, sea_surface_wave_from_direction_at_variance_spectral_density_maximum, sea_surface_wave_significant_height, sea_surface_wave_significant_period, seawater, sensor, significant, spectral, speed, speed/direction, static, station_name, statistics, surface, surface waves, temperature, thetam, thetamqual, thetap, thetapqual, time, tpqual, vapor, variance, water, wave, waves, wind, wind_from_direction, wind_speed, winddirn1, winddirn1qual, winds, windspd1, windspd1qual
attribute NC_GLOBAL keywords_vocabulary String GCMD Science Keywords
attribute NC_GLOBAL license String The data may be used and redistributed for free but is not intended for legal use, since it may contain inaccuracies. Neither the data Contributor, ERD, NOAA, nor the United States Government, nor any of their employees or contractors, makes any warranty, express or implied, including warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, or assumes any legal liability for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness, of this information.
attribute NC_GLOBAL naming_authority String com.equinor
attribute NC_GLOBAL nodc_template_version String NODC_NetCDF_TimeSeries_Orthogonal_Template_v2.0
attribute NC_GLOBAL Northernmost_Northing double 40.95156787428584
attribute NC_GLOBAL platform String moored_buoy
attribute NC_GLOBAL platform_name String Beacon Met Buoy 2 (NE Corner)
attribute NC_GLOBAL platform_vocabulary String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL processing_level String QA/QC performed
attribute NC_GLOBAL project long 209684
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_address String PO BOX 4610
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_city String Newark
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_country String USA
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_email String devops at
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_institution String MARACOOS
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_name String MARACOOS
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_phone String (401) 789-6224
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_postalcode String 19715
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_state String DE
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_type String institution
attribute NC_GLOBAL publisher_url String (external link)
attribute NC_GLOBAL source String Equinor US Wind
attribute NC_GLOBAL sourceUrl String (local files)
attribute NC_GLOBAL Southernmost_Northing double 40.95156787428584
attribute NC_GLOBAL standard_name_vocabulary String CF Standard Name Table v72
attribute NC_GLOBAL subsetVariables String WindSpd1Qual, WindDirn1Qual, AirTempQual, RHQual, BPQual,HsQual, TpQual,ThetaMQual,ThetaPQual
attribute NC_GLOBAL summary String This dataset contains observations to support the development of the Beacon Wind Offshore Wind Project and to further understanding of metocean conditions off the coast of Massachusetts. The Beacon Wind Site Assessment Plan approved by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management can be found at <a href=""> Beacon Wind | Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (</a> Data is collected from one Floating LiDAR Buoy, two Wave/Met Buoys, and two Current Meter Moorings. The dataset includes measurements of sea temperature, current speed, current direction, waves, air temperature, atmospheric pressure, relative humidity, wind speed, and wind direction.
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_duration String PT86340S
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_end String 2022-06-10T15:20:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_resolution String PT60S
attribute NC_GLOBAL time_coverage_start String 2021-11-07T15:30:00Z
attribute NC_GLOBAL title String Beacon Wind Met Buoy 2 (NE Corner) - Historical Data
attribute NC_GLOBAL Westernmost_Easting double -70.37577228236877
variable time   double  
attribute time _CoordinateAxisType String Time
attribute time actual_range double 1.636299E9, 1.6548744E9
attribute time axis String T
attribute time ioos_category String Time
attribute time long_name String time of observation
attribute time standard_name String time
attribute time time_origin String 01-JAN-1970 00:00:00
attribute time units String seconds since 1970-01-01T00:00:00Z
variable station_name   String  
attribute station_name cf_role String timeseries_id
attribute station_name ioos_category String Identifier
attribute station_name long_name String Platform Name
attribute station_name standard_name String platform_name
variable latitude   double  
attribute latitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lat
attribute latitude actual_range double 40.95156787428584, 40.95156787428584
attribute latitude axis String Y
attribute latitude colorBarMaximum double 90.0
attribute latitude colorBarMinimum double -90.0
attribute latitude ioos_category String Location
attribute latitude long_name String station latitude
attribute latitude standard_name String latitude
attribute latitude units String degrees_north
variable longitude   double  
attribute longitude _CoordinateAxisType String Lon
attribute longitude actual_range double -70.37577228236877, -70.37577228236877
attribute longitude axis String X
attribute longitude colorBarMaximum double 180.0
attribute longitude colorBarMinimum double -180.0
attribute longitude ioos_category String Location
attribute longitude long_name String station longitude
attribute longitude standard_name String longitude
attribute longitude units String degrees_east
variable depth   double  
attribute depth _CoordinateAxisType String Height
attribute depth _CoordinateZisPositive String down
attribute depth actual_range double 0.0, 0.0
attribute depth axis String Z
attribute depth colorBarMaximum double 8000.0
attribute depth colorBarMinimum double -8000.0
attribute depth colorBarPalette String TopographyDepth
attribute depth ioos_category String Location
attribute depth long_name String depth of the sensor relative to sea surface
attribute depth positive String down
attribute depth standard_name String depth
attribute depth units String m
variable Hs   double  
attribute Hs _FillValue double -9999.0
attribute Hs actual_range double 0.023548536002635956, 6.200959205627441
attribute Hs ancillary_variables String HsQual
attribute Hs colorBarMaximum double 10.0
attribute Hs colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute Hs coordinates String time lat lon depth
attribute Hs coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute Hs ioos_category String Surface Waves
attribute Hs long_name String Hs
attribute Hs missing_value double -9999.0
attribute Hs platform String station_name
attribute Hs standard_name String sea_surface_wave_significant_height
attribute Hs standard_name_url String (external link)
attribute Hs units String m
variable HsQual   byte  
attribute HsQual _FillValue byte -9
attribute HsQual actual_range byte 1, 1
attribute HsQual colorBarMaximum double 4.0
attribute HsQual colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute HsQual coordinates String time lat lon depth
attribute HsQual coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute HsQual flag_meanings String unknown good suspect bad
attribute HsQual flag_values byte 0, 1, 2, 3
attribute HsQual ioos_category String Quality
attribute HsQual long_name String HsQual
attribute HsQual missing_value byte -9
attribute HsQual platform String station_name
attribute HsQual standard_name String quality_flag
variable Tp   double  
attribute Tp _FillValue double -9999.0
attribute Tp actual_range double 2.133333444595337, 16.0
attribute Tp ancillary_variables String TpQual
attribute Tp colorBarMaximum double 20.0
attribute Tp colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute Tp coordinates String time lat lon depth
attribute Tp coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute Tp ioos_category String Surface Waves
attribute Tp long_name String Tp
attribute Tp missing_value double -9999.0
attribute Tp platform String station_name
attribute Tp standard_name String sea_surface_wave_significant_period
attribute Tp standard_name_url String (external link)
attribute Tp units String s
variable TpQual   byte  
attribute TpQual _FillValue byte -9
attribute TpQual actual_range byte 1, 1
attribute TpQual colorBarMaximum double 4.0
attribute TpQual colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute TpQual coordinates String time lat lon depth
attribute TpQual coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute TpQual flag_meanings String unknown good suspect bad
attribute TpQual flag_values byte 0, 1, 2, 3
attribute TpQual ioos_category String Quality
attribute TpQual long_name String TpQual
attribute TpQual missing_value byte -9
attribute TpQual platform String station_name
attribute TpQual standard_name String quality_flag
variable ThetaM   double  
attribute ThetaM _FillValue double -9999.0
attribute ThetaM actual_range double 0.03281761705875397, 359.6313171386719
attribute ThetaM ancillary_variables String ThetaMQual
attribute ThetaM colorBarMaximum double 360.0
attribute ThetaM colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute ThetaM coordinates String time lat lon depth
attribute ThetaM coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute ThetaM ioos_category String Surface Waves
attribute ThetaM long_name String ThetaM
attribute ThetaM missing_value double -9999.0
attribute ThetaM platform String station_name
attribute ThetaM standard_name String sea_surface_wave_from_direction
attribute ThetaM standard_name_url String (external link)
attribute ThetaM units String degrees
variable ThetaMQual   byte  
attribute ThetaMQual _FillValue byte -9
attribute ThetaMQual actual_range byte 1, 1
attribute ThetaMQual colorBarMaximum double 4.0
attribute ThetaMQual colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute ThetaMQual coordinates String time lat lon depth
attribute ThetaMQual coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute ThetaMQual flag_meanings String unknown good suspect bad
attribute ThetaMQual flag_values byte 0, 1, 2, 3
attribute ThetaMQual ioos_category String Quality
attribute ThetaMQual long_name String ThetaMQual
attribute ThetaMQual missing_value byte -9
attribute ThetaMQual platform String station_name
attribute ThetaMQual standard_name String quality_flag
variable ThetaP   double  
attribute ThetaP _FillValue double -9999.0
attribute ThetaP actual_range double 0.09977303445339203, 359.8302307128906
attribute ThetaP ancillary_variables String ThetaPQual
attribute ThetaP colorBarMaximum double 50.0
attribute ThetaP colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute ThetaP coordinates String time lat lon depth
attribute ThetaP coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute ThetaP ioos_category String Statistics
attribute ThetaP long_name String ThetaP
attribute ThetaP missing_value double -9999.0
attribute ThetaP platform String station_name
attribute ThetaP standard_name String sea_surface_wave_from_direction_at_variance_spectral_density_maximum
attribute ThetaP standard_name_url String (external link)
attribute ThetaP units String degrees
variable ThetaPQual   byte  
attribute ThetaPQual _FillValue byte -9
attribute ThetaPQual actual_range byte 1, 1
attribute ThetaPQual colorBarMaximum double 4.0
attribute ThetaPQual colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute ThetaPQual coordinates String time lat lon depth
attribute ThetaPQual coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute ThetaPQual flag_meanings String unknown good suspect bad
attribute ThetaPQual flag_values byte 0, 1, 2, 3
attribute ThetaPQual ioos_category String Quality
attribute ThetaPQual long_name String ThetaPQual
attribute ThetaPQual missing_value byte -9
attribute ThetaPQual platform String station_name
attribute ThetaPQual standard_name String quality_flag
variable WindSpd1   double  
attribute WindSpd1 _FillValue double -9999.0
attribute WindSpd1 actual_range double 0.3038624569793954, 38.46108633316351
attribute WindSpd1 ancillary_variables String WindSpd1Qual
attribute WindSpd1 colorBarMaximum double 15.0
attribute WindSpd1 colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute WindSpd1 coordinates String time lat lon depth
attribute WindSpd1 coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute WindSpd1 ioos_category String Wind
attribute WindSpd1 long_name String WindSpd1
attribute WindSpd1 missing_value double -9999.0
attribute WindSpd1 platform String station_name
attribute WindSpd1 standard_name String wind_speed
attribute WindSpd1 standard_name_url String (external link)
attribute WindSpd1 units String m s-1
variable WindSpd1Qual   byte  
attribute WindSpd1Qual _FillValue byte -9
attribute WindSpd1Qual actual_range byte 1, 3
attribute WindSpd1Qual colorBarMaximum double 4.0
attribute WindSpd1Qual colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute WindSpd1Qual coordinates String time lat lon depth
attribute WindSpd1Qual coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute WindSpd1Qual flag_meanings String unknown good suspect bad
attribute WindSpd1Qual flag_values byte 0, 1, 2, 3
attribute WindSpd1Qual ioos_category String Quality
attribute WindSpd1Qual long_name String WindSpd1Qual
attribute WindSpd1Qual missing_value byte -9
attribute WindSpd1Qual platform String station_name
attribute WindSpd1Qual standard_name String quality_flag
variable WindDirn1   double  
attribute WindDirn1 _FillValue double -9999.0
attribute WindDirn1 actual_range double 3.77200000002631E-4, 359.99901916
attribute WindDirn1 ancillary_variables String WindDirn1Qual
attribute WindDirn1 colorBarMaximum double 360.0
attribute WindDirn1 colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute WindDirn1 coordinates String time lat lon depth
attribute WindDirn1 coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute WindDirn1 ioos_category String Wind
attribute WindDirn1 long_name String WindDirn1
attribute WindDirn1 missing_value double -9999.0
attribute WindDirn1 platform String station_name
attribute WindDirn1 standard_name String wind_from_direction
attribute WindDirn1 standard_name_url String (external link)
attribute WindDirn1 units String degrees
variable WindDirn1Qual   byte  
attribute WindDirn1Qual _FillValue byte -9
attribute WindDirn1Qual actual_range byte 1, 3
attribute WindDirn1Qual colorBarMaximum double 4.0
attribute WindDirn1Qual colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute WindDirn1Qual coordinates String time lat lon depth
attribute WindDirn1Qual coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute WindDirn1Qual flag_meanings String unknown good suspect bad
attribute WindDirn1Qual flag_values byte 0, 1, 2, 3
attribute WindDirn1Qual ioos_category String Quality
attribute WindDirn1Qual long_name String WindDirn1Qual
attribute WindDirn1Qual missing_value byte -9
attribute WindDirn1Qual platform String station_name
attribute WindDirn1Qual standard_name String quality_flag
variable AirTemp   double  
attribute AirTemp _FillValue double -9999.0
attribute AirTemp actual_range double -7.8393983841, 21.48415947
attribute AirTemp ancillary_variables String AirTempQual
attribute AirTemp colorBarMaximum double 40.0
attribute AirTemp colorBarMinimum double -10.0
attribute AirTemp coordinates String time lat lon depth
attribute AirTemp coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute AirTemp ioos_category String Temperature
attribute AirTemp long_name String AirTemp
attribute AirTemp missing_value double -9999.0
attribute AirTemp platform String station_name
attribute AirTemp standard_name String air_temperature
attribute AirTemp standard_name_url String (external link)
attribute AirTemp units String degree_C
variable AirTempQual   byte  
attribute AirTempQual _FillValue byte -9
attribute AirTempQual actual_range byte 1, 1
attribute AirTempQual colorBarMaximum double 4.0
attribute AirTempQual colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute AirTempQual coordinates String time lat lon depth
attribute AirTempQual coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute AirTempQual flag_meanings String unknown good suspect bad
attribute AirTempQual flag_values byte 0, 1, 2, 3
attribute AirTempQual ioos_category String Quality
attribute AirTempQual long_name String AirTempQual
attribute AirTempQual missing_value byte -9
attribute AirTempQual platform String station_name
attribute AirTempQual standard_name String quality_flag
variable RH   double  
attribute RH _FillValue double -9999.0
attribute RH actual_range double 33.080272675, 99.971939087
attribute RH ancillary_variables String RHQual
attribute RH colorBarMaximum double 100.0
attribute RH colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute RH coordinates String time lat lon depth
attribute RH coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute RH ioos_category String Meteorology
attribute RH long_name String RH
attribute RH missing_value double -9999.0
attribute RH platform String station_name
attribute RH standard_name String relative_humidity
attribute RH standard_name_url String (external link)
attribute RH units String percent
variable RHQual   byte  
attribute RHQual _FillValue byte -9
attribute RHQual actual_range byte 1, 1
attribute RHQual colorBarMaximum double 4.0
attribute RHQual colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute RHQual coordinates String time lat lon depth
attribute RHQual coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute RHQual flag_meanings String unknown good suspect bad
attribute RHQual flag_values byte 0, 1, 2, 3
attribute RHQual ioos_category String Quality
attribute RHQual long_name String RHQual
attribute RHQual missing_value byte -9
attribute RHQual platform String station_name
attribute RHQual standard_name String quality_flag
variable BP   double  
attribute BP _FillValue double -9999.0
attribute BP actual_range double 979.16412354, 1043.453
attribute BP ancillary_variables String BPQual
attribute BP colorBarMaximum double 1050.0
attribute BP colorBarMinimum double 950.0
attribute BP coordinates String time lat lon depth
attribute BP coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute BP ioos_category String Pressure
attribute BP long_name String BP
attribute BP missing_value double -9999.0
attribute BP platform String station_name
attribute BP standard_name String air_pressure
attribute BP standard_name_url String (external link)
attribute BP units String hPa
variable BPQual   byte  
attribute BPQual _FillValue byte -9
attribute BPQual actual_range byte 1, 3
attribute BPQual colorBarMaximum double 4.0
attribute BPQual colorBarMinimum double 0.0
attribute BPQual coordinates String time lat lon depth
attribute BPQual coverage_content_type String physicalMeasurement
attribute BPQual flag_meanings String unknown good suspect bad
attribute BPQual flag_values byte 0, 1, 2, 3
attribute BPQual ioos_category String Quality
attribute BPQual long_name String BPQual
attribute BPQual missing_value byte -9
attribute BPQual platform String station_name
attribute BPQual standard_name String quality_flag

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