The BMSC weather station is part of the School-Based Weather Station Network being developed by Andrew Weaver and Ed Wiebe at the University of Victoria. It is located on the roof of our main building.
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Tidal Predictions for Bamfield:
Archive: Canadian Tides and Water Levels Data
Weather data collected by Peter Janitis in Grappler Inlet from 1959 – 1998.
Oceanographic information and data collected and aggregated by the Department of Fisheries and Oceans. Data is collected through several national and international programs. Data is managed by the policy for scientific data.
Daily sea surface temperature and salinity observations have been carried out at several locations on the coast of British Columbia since the early part of the 20th century.
Presently termed the British Columbia Shore Station Oceanographic Program (BCSOP), there are 13 participating stations.
The Government of Canada has been collecting, processing, archiving and disseminating surface gravity wave data on behalf of Canadians since 1970.
The buoy at La Perouse Bank, 55 km off the west coast Vancouver Island, is the closest buoy to Bamfield.
Weather information for windsurfing and kiteboarding on Vancouver Island, BC. The site features webcams, current wind reports, forums, photo galleries, wind predictions and weather statistics.
For a general overview of the climate of Barkley Sound, the BMSC librarian also recommends:
Plants on Islands, Diversity and Dynamics on a Continental Archipelago, Martin L. Cody, 2006, U of C Press. Chapter 2 contains a great summary of the geography, geology, topography, climate, and flora of islands in Barkley Sound.
Do you have a data link to recommend? Please e-mail the Librarian.