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Nome Sea Ice Radar

The radar is currently offline. We are working to have it fixed as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience.

Current Radar Image

Latest radar screenshot from Nome

Radar animation for the last 24 hours

The image above was acquired by an 25 kW X-band marine radar mounted on a power pole on the port causeway. Images are updated every 4 minutes. The video shows the last 24 hours of data and is updated every hour.

Past imagery and animations can be found in our google drive archive here

If you'd like to know more the radar and how it works, visit our observatory page that has info on our coastal radars.

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We are grateful to the City of Nome for the providing the space, telecommunication support, and heavy radar lifting.

The Nome Sea Ice Radar is supported as part of the Integrated System for Operations in Polar Sea (ISOPS) through a collaborative project between UAF and the U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (US Department of the Army BAA W912HZ-20-BAA-01).