Martha's Vineyard Coastal Observatory - HFR Image Directories

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High Resolution (400-m) currents near MVCO

Surface Currents Near Martha's Vineyard

Regional Medium Resolution (1.5-km) currents

Surface Currents Near Martha's Vineyard

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) operates a system of three medium-range Seasonde HF coastal radars on the southern New England shelf capable of observing currents, winds, and waves at ranges up to 45 km. These systems are being utilized to conduct advanced research on:


Remote measurements of surface winds and waves are the topic of ongoing research and not presently available for realtime viewing. This project is sponsored by WHOI, the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, and the New England Marine Renewable Energy Center.