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Hilo, Hawai‘i

This Datawell Mark II Waverider buoy is located northeast of Hilo Harbor. The buoy streams data on wave height, direction, period, and water temperature to the PacIOOS website, to PacIOOS Voyager, to the Coastal Data Information Program (CDIP) at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, and via Twitter @buoy51206. Such information promotes safe transit entering and exiting Hilo Harbor, offers real-time data to recreational ocean users, and provides critical information for coastal hazard and low-lying inundation forecasts.

Please consider acknowledging PacIOOS in any distribution or publication of data as follows: Data provided by PacIOOS (www.pacioos.org), which is a part of the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS®), funded in part by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Award #NA11NOS0120039.