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Monitoring the Gulf of Mexico Conditions

Satellite-Derived SST

High Resolution Satellite-Derived SST products

Why are they helpful?

These maps of the satellite-measured temperature of the ocean surface aid scientists, decision makers, and emergency response personnel in identifying and tracking ocean circulation features.

The map below shows the latest sea surface temperature in the Gulf of Mexico using Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) data from CoastWatch Caribbean Regional Node.

Sea surface temperature in the Gulf of Mexico

For SST fields on previous dates:

To see an animation of the SST field, please select one of the month below:


Data source: NOAA CoastWatch

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The map below shows the sea surface temperature in the Gulf of Mexico using data from the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS).

Sea surface temperature in the Gulf of Mexico

For SST fields on previous dates:

To download a high resolution version of this product, please select one of the dates below:

May 23, 2010 June 1, 2010
May 24, 2010 June 8, 2010
May 25, 2010 June 10, 2010
May 27, 2010

Data source: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC)

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