Marine Exchange of the San Francisco Bay Region

NOAA Currents Tutorial


Configure Predictions

Follow the steps below to configure the prediction of the water current:

  • 1) Set the Date. This field is automatically populated with today’s date.
  • 2) Set the Time Units to 24 Hours.
  • 3) Set the Data Interval to 6 Minutes.
  • 4) Click the ‘Submit’ button.
  • 5) This area of the screen will update with the critera you’ve selected in the previous steps.


This image shows where on the page the each step is preformed:



Interpreting The Results

  • Flood current is indicated by a positive number.
  • Ebb current is indicated by a negative number.