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NOAA's National Weather Service (NWS) Collection
Catalog of Images

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Meteorological buoy ready for deployment off of MILLER FREEMAN.
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Sunset at sea south of Nantucket
Massachusetts, Nantucket
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Sun as an orange sphere setting over the ocean.
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A small fishing boat caught in the sparkle of the late afternoon sun.
Alaska, Southeast
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Bands of cloud above, ripples on the sea below. A sunset at sea.
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Lurid colors mark a sunrise at sea off the eastern seaboard.
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Clouds and sea at sunset.
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The bow of the NOAA Ship ALBATROSS IV heading towards the rising sun.
Atlantic Ocean
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Crepuscular rays streaming downward from a late afternoon sun.
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Parallel cloud bands illuminated by sun setting over the ocean.
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Sunset, seagull and crepuscular rays over the ocean.
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Sun peeking over the oceanic horizon at sunrise
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A streak of orange sunlight reflecting off the ocean at sunrise.
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A setting sun over the ocean with a sundog to the right.
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A setting sun over the ocean with a sundog to the right.
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The upper limb of the sun in sight for a few more minutes over the ocean as the Earth spins rapidly away to the east.
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A streak of orange sunlight reflecting off the ocean at sunrise.
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Remains of a sunset over the ocean at the onset of twilight.
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A magnificent sunset framed by clouds above and ocean below.
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Sunset over a calm ocean
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Sun, clouds, and reflection off the ocean.
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Brilliant reflection of sunlight off a calm ocean.
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Red sky above reflecting off a red sea below.
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The last of the upper limb of the sun just before diving below the horizon.
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A last gasp of color decorates the sky as night approaches over the open ocean.
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The disk of the sun appears to be resting on the ocean. A perfect time to check compass error by observing a sun azimuth.
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Sun approaching the horizon as the bottom limb is becoming obscured by far distant clouds.
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Parallel cloudbands at sunset.
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Orange sky and orange sea with a pillar of light reflecting off the ocean.
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A small coastal freighter plying its way through a placid sea at sunset.
Alaska, Southeast
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A small coastal freighter plying its way through a placid sea at sunset.
Alaska, Southeast
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A small coastal freighter plying its way through a placid sea at sunset.
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Swells from a far-away storm are apparent on the sea's surface as the sun disappears below the horizon.
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Swells from a far-away storm are apparent on the sea's surface as the sun disappears below the horizon. Maybe this was a try for the elusive green flash that sometimes is apparent at sunset on clear nights.
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Deck gear and rigging frame the sunset looking over the stern of the NOAA Ship ALBATROSS IV.
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Sunset illuminating a quiet cove in Southeast Alaska.
Alaska, Southeast
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An islet in the foreground and mountains sharing the vista with a peach-hued sunset.
Alaska, Southeast
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What a grand sunset! Mountains, an island and placid waters reflecting pink sky and clouds.
Alaska, Southeast
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Woods Hole during 1938 hurricane. Heavy surf breaking over SE side of Quadrangular dock.
Massachusetts, Woods Hole 1938
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Dust storm approaching Stratford, Texas. Dust bowl surveying in Texas
Texas, Stratford April 18, 1935
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Dust storm approaching Stratford, Texas. Dust bowl surveying in Texas
Philippine Islands April 18, 1935
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Dust storm approaching Stratford, Texas. Dust bowl surveying in Texas
Philippine Islands April 18, 1935
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"Ayer's Cottage" after the hurricane.
Virginia, Willoughby Spit, Norfolk August 23, 1933
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Flooding along the Mississippi River. Refugees from the flood maintain their livestock on the top of a levee
Mississippi River, Mississippi 1938
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Annotated barograph showing storm passages. EXPLORER cable survey to St. Hilaire, France
Atlantic Ocean, North Atlantic 1963
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Fathogram showing swell from approaching hurricane. EXPLORER record from near Cape Hatteras. September 7, 1964 - Hurricane Dora
North Carolina, Cape Hatteras September 7, 1964
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Deployment of meteorological balloon. OCEANOGRAPHER maiden voyage. Eclipse expedition to South America. Early example of cooperative meteorological and oceanographic research
Atlantic Ocean, South Atlantic 1966
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Dart balloon used for meteorological studies. OCEANOGRAPHER around the world cruise
1967
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Meteorological kytoon. OCEANOGRAPHER around the world cruise
1967

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