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  • Ambrose light is located at the entrance to New York Harbor in the lower bay between Sandy Hook and Long Island. Wind Direction, Wind Speed, Wind Gust, Atmospheric Pressure, Pressure Tendency, Air Temperature, Dew Point and Wind Chill.
  • Information from NOAA, National Ocean Service, New York Harbor Operational Forecast System.
  • Download current and historical charts of New York Harbor (1800s to present) along with full text navigational information and photos from Coast Pilot 2. Also includes charts and information for all U.S. coastal waters.
  • This near surface current velocity vector plot was created from the latest NYOFS nowcast for the New York Harbor.
  • Current Velocity Forecast in the Harbor: An animated chart of each day's currents, hour by hour.
  • The 1st District Local Notice to Mariners is issued monthly, with weekly updates, announcing changes in harbor navigation due to dredging, movement of buoys, ice conditions, special events, etc. The 1st District spans New England to New Jersey.
  • New York / New Jersey Harbor Physical Oceanographic Real Time System (PORTS) data for Bayonne Bridge, Bergen Point, Sandy Hook, The Battery, Robbins Reef, the Narrows and Kings Point. Includes currents, water levels, winds, air and water temperatures and salinity. Also available by telephone at 866-21-PORTS
  • New York / New Jersey Harbor Physical Oceanographic Real Time System (PORTS) data for Bayonne Bridge, Bergen Point, Sandy Hook, The Battery, Robbins Reef, the Narrows and Kings Point. Includes currents, water levels, winds, air and water temperatures and salinity. Also available by telephone at 866-21-PORTS
  • Web cam links provided by the World Ship Society of the Port of New York.
  • You will find predictions at over 2500 locations for: Tide heights and times, sunrise and sunset times, moonrise and moonset times, and moon phase.