The University of South Florida's (USF) Coastal Ocean Monitoring and Prediction System (COMPS) (http://comps.marine.usf.edu) web site provides access to near real-time meteorological and oceanographic data for use by public. The data and associated graphics presented on the web site are provisional, and have not undergone a rigorous quality control. While we take due care and make every effort to provide accurate data and graphics, no warranty is made, expressed or implied regarding the accuracy or validity of the data, or regarding the suitability of the data for any particular application. Please provide appropriate credit if you use the data/information presented on this web site. For the access to raw data sets or any additional information regarding the graphics/information provided on the web site, please refer to contacts Contacts page. We also offer access to meteorological and oceanographic near real-time data measured by other agencies in the Gulf of Mexico/West Florida Shelf region via station location hyperlinks. Please note that USF COMPS does not control the accuracy of the information presented on these linked web sites nor is responsible for the operation of the web sites.