Project Spotlight

On Tuesday May 19, a ruptured pipeline caused thousands of gallons of crude oil to be released into the ocean along the Santa Barbara coast near Refugio State Beach. As the clean up continues, state and...

Project Spotlight
2014 was an oddly hot year in California both on land and in the ocean. Learn more about last year's unusual weather and what caused it in this video...
Product Spotlight
Our new Harmful Algal Bloom predictions are now available in the data portal. New visualization capabilities include the ability to zoom to an area of...

Central and Northern California Ocean Observing System

The Central and Northern California Ocean Observing System (CeNCOOS) is a collaborative that enables sustained and coordinated measurements, model nowcasts and forecasts, and integrated products to inform decisions about our regional ocean.