Category Archives: Voyager News

Hawaiʻi Bathymetry Overlay Now Clickable

Posted July 17, 2013

Voyager’s multi-color bathymetry overlay for the main Hawaiian islands is now queryable: clicking on the overlay will pop up a small window with the ocean depth nearest to the...

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HFR Surface Currents Extended; Auto-Selection Added

Posted July 15, 2013

A recent addition to our high-frequency radio (HFR) antenna arrays has extended the spatial coverage of Voyager’s surface currents overlay for the past month. This relatively new deployment at...

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Harbor Surge Forecast

Posted July 12, 2013

A new overlay has been added to Voyager’s “hazards” category: a harbor surge forecast for Haleʻiwa Harbor on the North Shore of Oʻahu in Hawaiʻi. Forecasts for other harbors...

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Wind and Currents: Display Improvements

Posted July 03, 2013

We have completed a couple of improvements to our wind and ocean current overlays in the following categories: satellite data, weather forecasts, tide forecasts, and ocean forecasts. Owing to...

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Benthic Habitat Additions: NWHI and Auto-Selection

Posted June 28, 2013

To supplement the main Hawaiian islands, Voyager’s “benthic habitats” category now contains NOAA shallow-water benthic habitat maps for the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (NWHI), which contains the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National...

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Nautical Chart Auto-Selection Utility

Posted June 20, 2013

NOAA Raster Navigational Charts (RNCs), commonly referred to as nautical charts, are displayed and kept current within Voyager via the Nautical Charts API developed by Paul Reuter of CORDC/Scripps/UCSD....

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CNMI And Guam Atmosphere Models

Posted June 17, 2013

Voyager now includes two new high resolution regional atmosphere models for the Mariana Islands region. These Weather Research and Forecasting (WRF) mesoscale numerical weather prediction models provide hourly, 7-day...

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Upgrade To Google Maps Version 3

Posted June 04, 2013

Since its inception, Voyager has been built on top of Version 2 of the Google Maps JavaScript API. Because this version has been deprecated and support will end later...

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Insular Pacific Shallow-Water Benthic Habitats

Posted June 04, 2013

To supplement the main Hawaiian islands, Voyager’s “benthic habitats” category now contains NOAA shallow-water benthic habitat maps for other PacIOOS regions throughout the insular Pacific, including islands in American...

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HYCOM Replaces NCOM Global Ocean Forecast

Posted April 24, 2013

On April 5, 2013 the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) stopped generating output for its Navy Coastal Ocean Model (NCOM). Since NCOM is retired, we have replaced Voyager’s global...

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Did you know?

PacIOOS is the first regional association that was certified as a Regional Information Coordination Entity (RICE) by the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS). Certification provides NOAA and its interagency partners a means to verify that a regional association’s organizational and operational practices, including data management, meet recognized and established standards set by NOAA.