NOAA's nowCOAST Web Mapping Portal to Near-Real-Time Coastal Information

Metadata Updated: August 2, 2016

NOAA nowCOAST is a Geographic Information System (GIS)-based Web mapping portal which provides users with an integrated, one-stop access to online, real-time coastal environmental observations and NOAA forecasts for any region in the coastal United States. The information includes 1) displays of the latest surface weather and ocean observations, satellite cloud imagery, weather radar reflectivity mosaic, sea surface temperature and meteorological analyses, gridded weather forecasts, short-duration weather warnings, and tropical cyclone track forecasts and 2) geo-referenced hyperlinks to over fifteen thousands web pages providing current observations from meteorological, oceanographic, river, water and air quality observing networks and NOAA forecast products. Users can access nowCOAST via its map viewer using a web browser or web map services.

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Dates

Metadata Date August 27, 2015
Metadata Created Date September 26, 2015
Metadata Updated Date August 2, 2016
Reference Date(s) May 10, 2002 (publication)
Frequency Of Update asNeeded

Metadata Source

Harvested from NOAA CSW Harvest Source

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date August 27, 2015
Metadata Created Date September 26, 2015
Metadata Updated Date August 2, 2016
Reference Date(s) May 10, 2002 (publication)
Responsible Party Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service (NOS), Office of Coast Survey (OCS), Coast Survey Development Laboratory (CSDL) (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Access Constraints Use Constraints: NOS Coast Survey Development Laboratory is not an operational 24 x 7 facility or data archive center. No warranties are expressed or implied regarding the accuracy, completeness, or reliability of the information provided or linked to in the nowCOAST web portal. Users are cautioned to consider the provisional nature of the observations, imagery, model guidance, forecasts, and warnings before using it for decision making. The user assumes the entire risk related to use of the data or any information. NOS disclaim liability of any kind whatsoever, including, without limitation, liability for quality, performance, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. In no event will NOS be liable to you or to any third party for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special exemplary damages or lost profit resulting from any use or misuse of the data or any information presented or linked to in the web portal. NOS reserves the right to suspend or discontinue this web portal, or portions thereof, at any time., Access Constraints: None
Bbox East Long -65
Bbox North Lat 80
Bbox South Lat 0
Bbox West Long -180
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update asNeeded
Guid
Harvest Object Id 729d1b64-021a-4bb1-88cf-2d905df98edd
Harvest Source Id 2aed8e29-fc5b-4cde-aa66-fb1118fd705e
Harvest Source Title NOAA CSW Harvest Source
Licence Overall NOS Coast Survey Development Laboratory is not an operational data facility. No warranties are expressed or implied regarding the accuracy, completeness, or reliability of the information provided or linked to in the nowCOAST web portal. Users are cautioned to consider the provisional nature of the observations before using it for decision making. The user assumes the entire risk related to use of the data or any information. NOS disclaim liability of any kind whatsoever, including, without limitation, liability for quality, performance, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. In no event will NOS be liable to you or to any third party for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special exemplary damages or lost profit resulting from any use or misuse of the data or any information presented or linked to in the web portal. NOS reserves the right to suspend or discontinue this web portal, or portions thereof, at any time.
Metadata Language
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress underDevelopment
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2002-05-10

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