WMO Numbers

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WMO Station Index Numbers for TAO sites

World Meteorological Organization (WMO) station index number, described in WMO Manual on Codes,
WMO No. 306. http://www.wmo.int/pages/prog/www/WMOCodes.html.

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TAO ATLAS / TRITON sites

WMO number Site
32303
5N 95W
32304
5S 95W
32305
8S 95W
32315
5N 110W
32316
2N 110W
32317
2S 110W
32318
5S 110W
32319
8S 110W
32320
2N 95W
32321
0 95W
32322
2S 95W
32323
0 110W
43001
8N 110W
43301
8N 95W
51006
9N 140W
51007
5N 140W
51008
2N 140W
51009
2S 140W
51010
0 170W
51011
0 125W
51014
5S 140W
51015
5N 125W
51016
2N 125W
51017
2S 125W
51018
5S 125W
51019
5S 155W
51020
5N 155W
51021
2N 155W
51022
2S 155W
51023
0 155W
51301
8N 155W
51302
8S 155W
51303
5N 170W
51304
5S 170W
51305
2N 170W
51306
2S 170W
51307
8N 125W
51308
8S 125W
51309
8N 170W
51310
8S 170W
51311
0 140W
52001
2N 165E
52002
2S 165E
52003
5N 165E
52004
5S 165E
52006
8N 165E
52007
8S 165E
52073
5N 137E*
52075
8N 130E*
52074
5N 130E*
52076
2N 130E*
52077
2N 147E*
52078
5N 147E*
52079
0 147E*
52080
2N 138E*
52081
0 138E*
52082
2N 156E*
52083
8N 156E*
52084
5N 156E*
52085
0 156E*
52086
5S 156E*
52087
8N 137E*
52088
2S 156E*
52309
5N 180
52310
2N 180
52311
0 180
52312
2S 180
52313
5S 180
52315
8N 180
52316
8S 180
52321
0 165E

*TRITON moorings beginning in 1999


Inactive TAO sites (Pacific)


WMO number Site
32011
4N 95W
43008
10N 95W
43011
12N 95W
51012
7N 147W
51013
7N 132W
52008
5N 156E
52010
5S 156E
52011
2N 156E
52012
2S 156E
52301

2N 147E

52302
5N 147E
52303
0 170E
52304
0 161E
52305
0 154E
52306
0 143E
52307
2N 137E
52308
0 158E
52314
5N 137E
52317
0 156E
52318
0 147E
52319
8N 156E
52320
7N 137E

NOTE: The data from following sites are maintained by PMEL. For more up-to-date information please click on the following link - PIRATA Web Site.

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Active PIRATA sites (Atlantic)

WMO number Site
13008
15N 38W
13009
8N 38W
13010
0 0
15001
10S 10W
15002
0 10W
15004
0 23W
15006
6S 10W
31001
0 35W
31002
4N 38W
31003
8S 30W
31004
14S 32W
31005
19S 34W
41026
12N 38W

Inactive PIRATA sites (Atlantic)

WMO number
Site
13011
2N 10W
15003
5S 10W
15005
2S 10W


Active Indian Ocean sites

WMO number Site
14040
8S 67E*
23001
0 81E
23002
2N81E
23003
2S81E
23004
090E
23005
2N90E
23006
4N90E*
23007
8N90E*
*Will be deployed Nov 2006 - Jan 2007