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NANOOS Observer                         May 2018
NVS Beach View Release
The new NVS Beach View is the new NVS app designed specifically for beach goers! Check it out before your next beach outing and get access to:
  • Webcam views
  • NOAA tide tables
  • Surfrider water quality data
  • Links to beach closures and more!
Check it out on NVS before your next beach outing, and as always please send feedback via the Contact Us page.
Coos Bay
Jonathan Allan, NANOOS Governing Council member, demonstrated NVS to a meeting of  the Coos Bay Harbor Safety Committee (CBHSC) on May 15, highlighting the Tsunami Evac, the Climatology, and the Maritime Operations apps that are especially useful in marine safety planning.
OOI Facility Board
Jan Newton, NANOOS Executive Director was invited to speak at the Ocean Observatories Initiative Facility Board (OOIFB) meeting on May 7. She was asked to discuss collaboration among different organizations focusing on long-term measurements in the northeast Pacific Ocean, and to describe synergies between OOI and NANOOS.
Cha'ba Buoy Redeployment
A team from UW redeployed the Cha'ba mooring and the Northwest Enhanced Moored Observatory (NEMO) mooring off the coast of La Push, WA during May. Data from both instrument packages are now available in near real-time on NVS.
Boating Season is Here!
Visit the NVS Boaters App when planning your next trip. Based on user feedback, the web-based application has been recently updated to now include river height and discharge from USGS river gauges, tide gauges in Canada, and more observing assets in the Columbia River. Other features include:
  • Near-real time weather and sea conditions
  • Current, wind, wave and weather forecasts
  • Tide forecasts and water level plots
  • Nearshore surface currents from HF radar
  • Marina location, contact information and interactive satellite images of the dock
  • Routing capabilities and NOAA nautical charts
Engaging the Boating Community

On May 8, NANOOS Outreach Specialist Rachel Wold presented the NVS Boaters App during a "Coho Ho Ho" educational seminar at Fisheries Supply in Seattle. The Coho Ho Ho is a sailing rally leaving Puget Sound in August for its annual cruise south along the coast to Baja.
If you know of a group who would like a Boaters App presentation, please contact Rachel Wold at
NANOOS Participates in NOAA West Watch

NOAA's Western Regional Collaboration Team hosted the May 2018 West Watch webinar, which summarized coastal environmental conditions and impacts in the Western Region. The webinar included contributed slides from the NANOOS, CeNCOOS, and SCCOOS regions, who regularly report on their local coastal ocean conditions. View the webinar slide set here. The next webinar will be July 24 at 1 pm. Contact us at NANOOS if you want to participate.
NOAA Open House

Looking for a fun, free way to celebrate World Oceans Day? Join NANOOS and many other groups at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) Western Regional Center on Friday, June 8th 12:00 pm - 6:30 pm for NOAA Open House 2018! There will be buoy building with NANOOS, tours of NOAA facilities, food trucks, and much, much more!
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