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Accessing NOAA tide data with R (updated 2021)

It’s been a decade since I wrote a script to retrieve observed tide height data from NOAA’s CO-OPS server, which lets you grab up to a month of tide data for a given tide station at a time. In that time, they’ve migrated over to a new server and slightly different API, so it’s probably time to update the script.

The updated version of this script is available in my miscellaneous public R Github as “coops_tide_ht_retrieval_monthly_v3.R”. The current version is copied below. To use it, you’ll need to install the … Continue Reading