Canadian Wave Data

Wave data from buoys and models, and unofficial Meteorological Service of Canada (MSC) observations.

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To cite Marine environmental data section:
DFO (current year). Marine Environmental Data Section Archive,, Ecosystem and Oceans Science, Department of Fisheries and Oceans Canada. Data obtained on YYYY/MM/DD (today's date).

Online wave data

Search for, visualize and download wave buoy data.

Buoy status reports

Status reports from the Meteorological Service of Canada of each platforms operational status and deployments.

Format descriptions

Comma-separated values (CSV) format, FormatB for non-directional spectral wave data and the Co and Quad file format.

MSC50 wind and wave climate hindcast

Hourly wind and wave time series data from the Meteorological Service of Canada and Oceanweather hindcast models.

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