Information Solutions

Easy access to timely, reliable information enables solutions to mitigating the effects of climate change, sea-level rise, contaminant spills, and harmful algal blooms. CeNCOOS supports readiness and resilience to coastal hazards in the region  by providing existing federal, state, and municipal programs with state-of-the-art data, tools and training to advance planning and response to storms, accidents, and the presence of litter, microplastics, pollutants and HAB toxins.

Fisheries & Aquaculture

Eight day composite satellite images of sea surface temperature (SST) and chlorophyll Monthly composites of SST and Chlorophyll Eight day
The Humboldt Bay Oyster Dashboard, originally developed by researchers at Humboldt State University and oyster growers at Coast Seafoods in

Navigation & Boaters
NOAA’s Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (CO-OPS) is the authoritative source for accurate, reliable, and timely tides, water
San Francisco specific tides and conditions are presented in the following links. NOAA tidal predictions for San Francisco Bay are
Waverider CDIP buoy
The coastal Data Information Program (CDIP) specializes in wave measurement, swell modeling and forecasting, and the analysis of environmental data.
Positions and tracks of vessels with radio transmitters (generally large ships). Positions are determined by receiver stations along the coast.

MPAs & Sanctuaries

California Marine Protected Areas (MPAs)
There are three National Marine Sanctuaries within the CeNCOOS region: The Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary Cordell Bank National Marine
Positions and tracks of vessels with radio transmitters (generally large ships). Positions are determined by receiver stations along the coast.