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Station Details
Station: 58120 - Wilmington        Date of First Observation: September 14, 2005
Station Type: NOS - Standard what is this?        
City, State: Wilmington, NC      County: New Hanover County
Latitude: 34.21833°      Longitude: -77.95°
Elevation: 0 feet above sea level
Climate Division: NC06 - Southern Coastal Plain
River Basin: Lower Cape Fear
Supported By: NOAA National Ocean Service
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» Wilmington, NC (58120) » Station Sensor Metadata

This station is in the NOS network. Parameter Metadata for NOS stations:

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PARAMETER
Air Temperature
Resistive Temperature Device (RTD)
-40C to 50C
+/- 0.1C
1sec
20sec
60min
60min
Wind Speed
helicoid 4-blade
0 -116kts (0-133mph)
+/- 2kts
1sec
2min
60min
60min
Wind Direction
vane
0 - 360deg
+/- 5deg
1sec
2min
60min
60min
Water Level
self-calibrating air acoustic
Greater than range of water level
+/- 0.08m
1min
6min
60min
60min
Water Temperature
ancillary sensor
-40C to 50C
+/- 0.1C
1sec
20sec
60min
60min
Pressure
pressure transducer
800 -1100mb
+/- 0.3mb
1sec
20sec
60min
60min



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