Ocean Circulation Group
USF College of Marine Science
















The nowcast/forecast system and other analyses/data are research products under development. No warranty is made, expressed or implied, regarding accuracy, or regarding the suitability for any particular application. All rights reserved University of South Florida, Ocean Circulation Group. Copyright University of South Florida 2010

Marathon Site Notes

The site is located at 56200 Overseas Highway, Marathon, FL 33050 (24° 44.417' N, 80° 59.000' W) within Curry Hammock State Park, Monroe County. Offshore sea surface current speed and direction radial data is provided hourly via a dedicated cellular modem to a central processing station located at the University of South Florida/College of Marine Science in St. Petersburg, FL, where the data is processed and web served. Funding is provided via a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine (NASEM) Gulf Research Program (GRP) competitively awarded grant with site operation through a collaborative effort between the University of South Florida's/College of Marine Science's COMPS program and Curry Hammock State Park. Local project support provided by the Keys Marine Laboratory, Arlington Electric South, Inc. and Keys Community Construction, LLC. This site became operational on 12/20/2019.

In cooperation with

Town Of Redington Shores Florida Pinellas County Florida City of Naple Florida US Coast Guard Auxiliary
Mote Marine Laboratory SECOORA