Bimonthly hydrographic surveys were begun in May, 1978 to measure the spatial structure and temporal variability of the temperature and salinity fields about Nantucket Shoals over one annual cycle. Moored current meters were also deployed in January, 1979 and in July, 1979 to directly measure the current field and examine low-frequency current variability over the shoals....
Limeburner, Richard, and Robert C. Beardsley. 1982. "The seasonal hydrography and circulation over Nantucket Shoals." Journal of Marine Research 40, (S). https://elischolar.library.yale.edu/journal_of_marine_research/1649