Annual Reports 2014 – 2018
Annual Reports of temperature and salinity for each year collected at shoreline stations along the California coast from La Jolla to Trinidad. Monthly means and extreme values are tabulated for each month and station. The data are also shown in plots alongside a climatological mean using all data for each station.
The Shore Stations Program
Then & Now
Explore the Data
Temperature and salinity data from Scripps and other stations can be viewed online or downloaded. Present-day observations include surface and bottom samples collected once per day. Temperature is measured with an electronic thermometer on the pier, while water samples are collected for salinity analysis in the lab.