Watching Irene – A Buoy’s Perspective

If you’re one of the 20 odd million in Metro NY and you’re wondering when and what this means, and you can’t get enough info, I give you some buoy data to watch after.

Buoy # 44065 is NY Harbor, # 44025 is South of Islip, Long Island.

The link(s) look like this:

When you scroll down you get this info:

I’m not sure what the “bend” points are on the coming storm. It depends on the tides. There is nothing good to report on that either.

If wave heights get to the levels measured off the coast of N. Carolina today are achieved around NYC, well, watch out.

The URLs for the buoys:

NYC:
http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/station_page.php?station=44065

Long Island sound:
http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/station_page.php?station=44025

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Bruce worked on Wall Street for twenty five years, he has been writing for the professional press for the last five years and has been on the Fox Business channel several times as a guest describing his written work.

From 1990-1995 he ran a private hedge fund in Greenwich Ct. called Falconer Limited. Investments were driven by macro developments. He closed the fund and retired in 1995. Bruce also been employed by Drexel Burnham Lambert, Citicorp, Credit Suisse and Irving Trust Corp.

Bruce holds a bachelor's degree in economics from Ithaca College and currently lives in Westchester, NY.

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