Updated: June 18, 2024

Our team worked hard to get you another round of new and updated data sets. Below is a list of recent and pending data updates across MarineCadastre.gov. Visit our feature services page as we add new services each month.


May 2024
  • Updated:
    • Submarine Cables
April 2024
  • New:
    • Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Area Polygons (BOEM)
    • Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Subdivisions Polygons (BOEM)
February 2024
  • New:
    • AIS Vessel Broadcast Points 2023 (October 1 to December 31)
  • Updated:
    • Federal Consistency Geographic Location Descriptions
    • Munitions and Explosives of Concern
    • Offshore Wind Turbines
January 2024
  • New:
    • Military Flight Tracks
    • Military Operating Areas
    • Military Training Routes
  • Updated:
    • Munitions and Explosives of Concern
    • Military Regulated Airspace
    • Military Ship Shock Boxes
    • Military Special Use Airspace
    • Military Surface Grid Areas
    • Offshore Wind Turbines
November 2023
  • New:
    • AIS Vessel Broadcast Points 2023 (July 1 to September 30)
    • Alaska Wave Climate
  • Updated:
    • Offshore Wind Energy Leases
    • Offshore Wind Planning Areas
    • Offshore State Lateral Boundaries
October 2023
  • New:
    • Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) Regions
    • Maryland Aquaculture
  • Updated:
    • Anchorages
    • Offshore Wind Energy Leases (BOEM)
    • Offshore Wind Planning Areas (BOEM)
    • Opportunity Zones
    • Outer Continental Shelf Withdrawal Areas
September 2023
  • New:
    • AIS Vessel Broadcast Points 2023 (March 29 to June 30)
August 2023
  • New:
    • Coastal Wetlands
    • Wrecks and Obstructions
  • Updated:
    • Aquaculture
    • Offshore Wind Energy Leases (BOEM)
    • Offshore Wind Planning Areas (BOEM)
June 2023
  • AIS Vessel Broadcast Points 2023 (January 1 to March 28)
  • AIS Vessel Transit Counts 2022
  • Aids to Navigation
  • Munitions and Explosives of Concern
  • Offshore Wind Turbines
  • Atlantic Wave Climate
  • Hawaii Wave Climate
  • Pacific Wave Climate
April 2023
  • AIS Vessel Tracks 2022
March 2023
  • Munitions and Explosives of Concern
January 2023
  • Munitions and Explosives of Concern
  • Ocean Disposal Sites
December 2022
  • Atlantic Wave Climate
  • Pacific Wave Climate
  • Hawaii Wave Climate
November 2022
  • Pilot Boarding Areas
  • Weather Radar Impact Zones
  • Offshore Wind Planning Areas
October 2022
  • National Estuarine Research Reserve System
  • Offshore Oil and Gas Wells
  • Offshore Oil and Gas Platforms
  • Offshore Oil and Gas Active Leases
  • US State Submerged Lands
  • Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act
  • Danger Zones and Restricted Areas

Updated: October 19, 2023

Below is a list of recent and pending data that have been or will be removed from MarineCadastre.gov. For those data sets that have yet to be removed, please make note of when the respective services will be turned off, and plan to update your applications accordingly.



August 2023

Updated Data Service URLs

Data Set Name Updated Service URL
Aids to Navigation Link
COLREGS Demarcation Lines Link
Federal Weather Radar Stations Link
High Frequency Radar Locations Link
NOAA Charted Submarine Cables Link
North Atlantic Right Whale Seasonal Management Areas Link
Offshore Wind Turbines Link
Regulated Navigation Areas Link
USGS Sediment Texture Link
Weather Radar Impact Zones Link

Retired Data Sets

Retired Data Set Name Original or Suggested Alternate Service URL
Benthic Cover None


October 2022

Updated Data Service URLs

Data Set Name Updated Service URL
Coastal Zone Management Act Boundary Link
Deepwater Ports Link
Federal Consistency Geographic Location Descriptions Link
Operating Area Boundaries Link
Military Surface Grid Areas: Atlantic / Gulf of Mexico Link
Military Regulated Airspace: Atlantic / Gulf of Mexico Link
Military Special Use Airspace: Atlantic / Gulf of Mexico Link
Military Ship Shock Boxes: Atlantic / Gulf of Mexico Link
Pipeline Areas Link
Raster Nautical Charts (now: Maritime Chart Service) Link
Wastewater Outfalls Link

Retired Data Sets

Retired Data Set Name Original or Suggested Alternate Service URL
2012 - 2017 Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program Link
2016 Vessel Transit Counts: Cargo None
2016 Vessel Transit Counts: Fishing None
2016 Vessel Transit Counts: Passenger None
2016 Vessel Transit Counts: Pleasure Craft and Sailing None
2016 Vessel Transit Counts: Tanker None
2016 Vessel Transit Counts: Tug and Tow None
2019-2024 DPP Exclusion Option Areas None
2019-2024 Draft Proposed Program Areas None
Alaska Native Corporations None
Alaska Native Villages None
Atlantic Coast Port Access Route Study Areas None
Atlantic Coast Port Access Route Study Potential Fairways None
Atlantic Offshore Seabird Dataset Catalog None
Atlantic Seafloor Sediment (CONMAP) Link
Atlantic Wildlife Survey Study Areas (2005-2012) None
Atlantic Wildlife Survey Tracklines (2005-2012) None
Block Island Transmission Cables Link
Block Island Wind Turbine Locations Link
BOEM Marine Hydrokinetic Leases and Planning Areas Link
Bowers Ridge and Beringian Margin Bathymetry Link
California Seafloor Mapping Index Link
Census Statistics - County Link
Census Statistics - State Link
Coastal Critical Habitat Designations Link
Coastal Tribal Lands Link
Department of Defense Offshore Wind Mission Compatibility Assessments None
EFH Areas Protected from Fishing Link
Environmental Sensitivity Index (ESI) Link
Fish Species Richness Link
Fish Total Biomass Link
Gulf of Alaska Margin Bathymetry Link
Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Bathymetry Contours - BOEM 100 ft Link
Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Bathymetry Contours - BOEM 100 m Link
Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Bathymetry Contours - BOEM 1000 ft Link
Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Bathymetry Contours - BOEM 500 ft Link
Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Bathymetry Contours - BOEM 500 m Link
Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Bathymetry Contours - NOAA 100 m Link
Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Bathymetry Contours - NOAA 1000 ft Link
Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Bathymetry Contours - NOAA 500 ft Link
Gulf of Mexico Deepwater Bathymetry Contours - NOAA 500 m Link
Line Islands Bathymetry Link
Mariana Trench, Guam, and Northern Mariana Islands Bathymetry Link
Mendocino Ridge Bathymetry Link
Military Submarine Transit Lanes: Atlantic / Gulf of Mexico None
MPA Inventory - Marine Monuments Link
MPA Inventory - Marine National Parks Link
MPA Inventory - MPAs by Fishing Restriction Link
MPA Inventory - MPAs by Government Level None
NASCA Submarine Cables Link
National Marine Fisheries Service Regions None
National Park Service Regions Link
National Seafloor Geology (GLORIA) None
National Seafloor Sediment (usSEABED) Link
Necker Ridge Bathymetry Link
New York Area for Consideration Link
NOAA Charted Submarine Cables Link
Ocean Uses: California None
Ocean Uses: Hawaii (PROUA) None
Ocean Uses: Hawaii and West Maui None
Ocean Uses: New Hampshire and Southern Maine None
Ocean Uses: Oregon and Washington (PROUA) None
Offshore Wind Technology Depth Zones None
Outer Continental Shelf Proposed Final Program Areas 2017-2022 Link
Pacific Northwest Physiographic Habitat None
Pacific Northwest Predicted Outcrop None
Pacific Northwest Primary Lithological Habitat None
PaCSEA Seabird Density - All Surveys 2011-2012 Birds/km2 Link
PaCSEA Seabird Density - Feb 2012 Birds/km2 Link
PaCSEA Seabird Density - Jan 2011 Birds/km2 Link
PaCSEA Seabird Density - July 2012 Birds/km2 Link
PaCSEA Seabird Density - June 2011 Birds/km2 Link
PaCSEA Seabird Density - Oct 2011 Birds/km2 Link
PaCSEA Seabird Density - Sept 2012 Birds/km2 Link
PaCSEA Seabird Density 7km - Original 2011-2012 Link
Permitted Marine Hydrokinetic Projects None
Pilot Boarding Stations Link
Proposed Coastal Critical Habitat Areas Link
Selected Pipelines Link
Sigsbee and Florida Escarpment Bathymetry Link
South Carolina Marine Bird Density None
United States Arctic Multibeam Compilation Link
US Atlantic Coast Fishing Atlas Link
US/Canada Land Boundary Link
West Coast Bottom Trawl Fishing Extent (2002-2006) None
West Coast Bottom Trawl Fishing Extent (2006-2010) None
West Coast Bottom Trawl Fishing Intensity (2002-2006) None
West Coast Bottom Trawl Fishing Intensity (2006-2010) None
West Coast Canopy-Forming Kelp, 1989-2014 Link
West Coast Commercial Fishing Closures, 2015 Link
West Coast EFH Conservation Areas None
West Coast Fishing Ethnography Link
West Coast Mid-Water Trawl Fishing Extent (2002-2006) None
West Coast Mid-Water Trawl Fishing Extent (2006-2010) None
West Coast Mid-Water Trawl Fishing Intensity (2002-2006) None
West Coast Mid-Water Trawl Fishing Intensity (2006-2010) None
West Coast Offshore Wind Resource Potential Link
West Coast Recreational Fishing Closures, 2015 Link
West Coast Rockfish Conservation Areas, 2015 Link
West Coast USA Current and Historical Estuary Extent Link

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