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    Coastal ocean surface current maps in different areas of the Portuguese Continental shelf measured by High-Frequency Radars (HFR) since 2016. Four HFR sites (SGTR, AFTR, VATR and MAZA-Spain) are needed for computing the map of total surface current vectors in the overlapping coverage area. HFR is routinely used for real-time monitoring of ocean currents in many places around the world with a growing range of near-real time applications (e.g. search and rescue and oil spill monitoring, navigational safety, model assessment and model improvement, throughout data assimilation).

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    Coastal ocean surface current maps in different areas of the Portuguese Continental shelf measured by High-Frequency Radars (HFR) since 2012. Two HFR sites (EPSM and JLSM) are needed for computing the map of total surface current vectors in the overlapping coverage area. HFR is routinely used for real-time monitoring of ocean currents in many places around the world with a growing range of near-real time applications (e.g. search and rescue and oil spill monitoring, navigational safety, model assessment and model improvement, throughout data assimilation).