Meet the Offshore Weather Station PTM

Ultrasonic Weather Station | Weathering the Storm

Obscape’s Offshore Weather Station PTM supplies you with real-time weather data and was designed for continuous deployment in harsh climates of open water environments.

The Offshore Weather Station provides real-time, site-specific, offshore weather information. Built-in solar panels and a 4G connection ( optional satellite) to guarantee consistently reliable monitoring from any marine environment.

No moving parts and proven IPX7-rated construction enable reliable operation even in harsh sea conditions. The 220WX-IPX7 calculates theoretical wind speed and direction based upon apparent wind, plus buoy speed and heading.

  • Air temperature
  • Wind speed
  • Wind direction
  • Gust wind speed
  • Atmospheric pressure
  • Completely wireless
  • Real-time data up to 4G
  • Solar Powered
  • Multiple mounting options
  • Versatile data portal included
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Weather impacts every aspect of operations on offshore platforms, ships, and in ports. Rapid changes in weather and sea conditions make monitoring of both meteorological and oceanographic parameters a critical part of ensuring safety, while also maintaining operational efficiency.

Product Overview

From mounting on buoys, USVs, and ASVs or racing and cruising sailboats to yachting and commercial fishing vessels, everything starts with a thorough understanding of the local weather. Therefore, Obscape’s Offshore Weather Station should be a standard asset of your environmental monitoring setup. It provides a wide range of weather parameters, including air temperature and pressure, wind speed and direction.

Key Features

  • Comprehensive weather data
  • Completely wireless
  • Real-time data
  • Solar powered
  • 4G GSM telemetry (Satellite option)
  • Multiple mounting options
  • Versatile data portal included FREE of CHARGE

Comprehensive Data

  • Horizontal wind speed
  • Wind gust
  • Wind direction
  • Air temperature
  • Barometric pressure


Parameters Water level, battery voltage, GSM signal strength, internal temperature
Sampling Interval 5 – 60 minutes (user selectable)
Storage Data portal & on-board micro SD card

Data Specifications

Weather Parameters Apparent wind speed and angle, Air temperature, Barometric Pressure
Optional Additional Parameters Three-axis Compass, Pitch and Roll, Internal GPS position, relative humidity, wind chill
Sampling Interval 5 – 60 minutes (user selectable)
Storage On-board micro SD card

Physical Characteristics

Components Power and Telemetry Module (PTM) and Weather Sensor
Weather Sensor AIRMAR WX SERIES (Model and additional parameters are application specific)
PTM Width 87 mm
PTM Depth 87 mm
PTM Height 200 mm
PTM Weight 1 kg

Electrical Characteristics

Solar Panel Capacity 3W
Battery 1 single 18650 lithium battery
Nominal Voltage 4.2 V

Web-Portal Specifications

Real-Time Graphs Weather parameters and additional (status) parameters
Downloads Raw data (CSV format), Graphs (PNG), Reports (PDF)
Forwarders JSON API or HTTP post
Status Notification Emails Online/offline, battery level, parameter threshold exceedance

Telemetry Specifications

Communication Mode GSM (4G with 2G fallback- region determine prior to order), upgradable Satellite (Iridium).
Real-Time Data Interval 5 minutes – 24 hours (user selectable)
Real-Time Data Weather parameters and additional (status) parameters
GSM Data Load Approx. 8 kB per message


Weather Station Deploy in a marine environment ONLY, in an unsheltered environment with maximum exposure to sunlight and wind.


GSM Communication Micro SIM card and sufficient data credit to be arranged by user. Weather Station can also be run in offline mode (data saved to SD card).

PTM Data Portal

Purchase of any PTM & Sensor includes the Data Portal subscription and mounting brackets Free of Charge

PTM Data Portal

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