Water Temperature Buoy Observations : Kalaeloa Barbers Point, Oʻahu
NOTE: Click on the plot below for data at a specific time.
NOTE: This instrument does not report in real-time. New data are retrieved periodically.
start date: : temperature: wave height: wind: rain: currents: site:
Disclaimer: Near real-time data have not been quality controlled.
Disclaimer: Data are released in compliance with real-time quality control standards.
Disclaimer: Real-time data are provided as raw and unaltered. Results of quality control checks are provided within the data set.
The PacIOOS wave buoy off Kalaeloa Barbers Point (CDIP #238, NDBC #51212) measures water temperature approximately 1.7 miles (2.75 km) offshore of Kalaeloa Harbor on the leeward (western) coast of Oʻahu in the State of Hawaiʻi. Data are transmitted every 5 minutes. Prior to March 2, 2022 11:20 AM HST, data were transmitted every half hour. The temperature sensor is located at the base of the 0.9 meter spherical buoy, approximately 45 cm or 18 inches below the ocean surface.
The Kalaeloa Barbers Point wave buoy is owned and managed by PacIOOS. Data are managed by the Coastal Data Information Program (CDIP) at Scripps Institution of Oceanography of the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). Long-term partnerships between PacIOOS, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), and CDIP enable data streaming into the PacIOOS website and PacIOOS Voyager.
For historical water temperature observations at a nearby location, please visit the archive of the Barbers Point wave buoy (CDIP #165; NDBC #51204) that operated between October 11, 2010 and February 19, 2017. This historical buoy location experienced significant damage during vessel strikes and was replaced by the Kalaeloa Barbers Point wave buoy in a less frequented location to help avoid future collisions.