Monterey Bay Hourly Currents

Radar stations covering the Monterey Bay area are currently minimally maintained. We are making efforts to keep these stations online but data may be intermittent. These stations are not designated by IOOS as priority stations and do not have dedicated funding.  

Hourly Current Velocities

latest Monterey Bay measured hourly current map

How to Read This Map: The arrowheads show current direction. Longer arrows indicate faster current speeds. Arrow colors correspond to current speeds in cm/s (see color bar on the map).


Open Normal Mode Analysis (OMA) modeled hourly current vectors

latest Monterey Bay hourly OMA current map

Open Normal Mode Analysis (OMA) Error

latest Monterey Bay hourly OMA error map