Wind and current speeds in Cook Strait, New Zealand

Dataset of atmospheric measurements and current speeds, used to quantify wind- and tides-driven turbulence in a large tidal channel.

Location: Te Moana o Raukawa (Cook Strait) of Aotearoa (New Zealand)

Wind and tides data:

  • Hourly Cape Campbell Atmospheric Weather Station wind records
    • Observing Authority, Agent number, Network number: MetService, 4424, G14722
    • Latitude (dec.deg),Longitude (dec.deg): -41.727,174.275
  • Upwards-looking Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP) current speeds 
    • Sampling frequency: 55 kHz
    • Manufacturer: Nortek 
    • Latitude (dec.deg),Longitude (dec.deg): -41.165,174.581

Dataset of atmospheric measurements and current speeds, used to quantify wind- and tides-driven turbulence in a large tidal channel.

Location: Te Moana o Raukawa (Cook Strait) of Aotearoa (New Zealand)

Wind and tides data:

  • Hourly Cape Campbell Atmospheric Weather Station wind records
    • Observing Authority, Agent number, Network number: MetService, 4424, G14722
    • Latitude (dec.deg),Longitude (dec.deg): -41.727,174.275
  • Upwards-looking Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP) current speeds 
    • Sampling frequency: 55 kHz
    • Manufacturer: Nortek 
    • Latitude (dec.deg),Longitude (dec.deg): -41.165,174.581

Disciplines

Physical oceanography

Keywords

tidal channel, Cook Strait, ADCP, Atmospheric Weather Station

Location

-40.820638N, -41.778041S, -185.056639E, -185.847655W

Devices

Nortek 55 kHz Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP, SN 200064)

Data

FileSizeFormatProcessingAccess
Wind speeds from Cape Campbell AWS
455 KoTEXTRaw data
Parts 1-3 of the Nortek ADCP record
333 MoNetCDFRaw data
How to cite
Valcarcel Arnaud, Stevens Craig, O'callaghan Joanne, Suanda Sutara, Grant Brett (2022). Wind and current speeds in Cook Strait, New Zealand. SEANOE. https://doi.org/10.17882/89142

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