transobuoy

transobuoy

[′tran·sə‚bȯi]
(engineering)
A free-floating or moored automatic weather station developed for the purpose of providing weather reports from the open oceans; it transmits barometric pressure, air temperature, sea-water temperature, and wind speed and direction.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.