CWOP Information for w4arg (E5698) in Marco Island, FL, US (site inactive)

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Registered Location

Latitude: 25° 57' 22" N (deg min sec), 25.9560° (decimal), 2557.36N (LORAN)
Longitude: 81° 44' 29" W (deg min sec), -81.7413° (decimal), 08144.48W (LORAN)
Elevation: 3 metres (10 feet) -- validated against 1 metres (3 feet) from Google
Location: Marco Island, FL, US
County: Collier, FL
County warning area: MFL
Weather station Manager/Operator: Robert
Station type/software: Davis Vantage Pro 2/Vue with Weatherlink-IP

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Neighboring Stations

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KMKY5.1 milesNortheast Marco Is AP, Marco Island, FL, United States of America (lat 25.9950°, long -81.6725°, altitude 1 metres) (data present)
0574W8.8 milesNorth Parkside Elementary School, FL, United States Of America (lat 26.0817°, long -81.7173°, altitude 2 metres) (data present)
0707W10.7 milesNorth Everglades Wetland Research Park, FL, United States Of America (lat 26.1084°, long -81.7709°, altitude 4 metres) (data present)
KAPF13.9 milesNorth NAPLES MUNICIPAL AIRPORT, FL, United States (lat 26.1554°, long -81.7746°, altitude 3 metres) (data present)
EW531425.7 milesNorth Naples, FL, US (lat 26.3015°, long -81.5875°, altitude 5 metres) (data present)
EW938128.7 milesNorth Naples, FL, US (lat 26.3698°, long -81.7732°, altitude 3 metres) (data present)
0529W32.7 milesNorth Estero Fire Rescue, FL, United States Of America (lat 26.4264°, long -81.7887°, altitude 4 metres) (data present)
0369W35.0 milesNorth Florida Gulf Coast University, FL, United States Of America (lat 26.4613°, long -81.7796°, altitude 7 metres) (data present)
0368W37.8 milesNortheast Immokalee Middle School, FL, United States Of America (lat 26.4238°, long -81.4270°, altitude 10 metres) (data present)
KIMM39.2 milesNortheast Immokalee Regional Airport [Immokalee Auxiliary Airfield], FL, United States of America (lat 26.4338°, long -81.4014°, altitude 11 metres) (data present)

The sites marked above thus did not report continuously during the analysis period, so the offsets may (probably will) not be accurate.

Location Formats

The location is shown in three different formats. Each of these is used in some software, and is shown on some websites.

Degrees Minutes Seconds: VWS/VWSAPRS, WeatherLink 5.5, WeatherLink (5.2-5.4), WeatherView (Linux)

Decimal degrees: FreeWX, WeatherView32 (PC application)

LORAN: WeatherDisplay, WUHU, Henriksen WServer


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WXQC Mailing List: This is a mailing list where data quality issues are discussed. Assistance with software configuration can often be found here.

Topo Map Reading Guide: How to read USGS topographic maps, with a good section on reading contours.

Geographically nearby web pages: Use Geourl to find web pages that deal with locations geographically close to this site.

Overall website comments, problems etc to Philip Gladstone
Page layout last modified Sunday, 28 February 2016
Questions for this weather station owner/operator to Robert
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