We have a data file, from the NOAA site http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/station_realtime.php?station=44013 (just east of Boston) with data for early February 2013 (through midday on the 15th). The fields are defined at http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/measdes.shtml#stdmet
There is missing data, and some of it is in the wave height column. You may do something quick and dirty with it, since at this point we are just exploring the data to see what it shows.
You can do any preparation and initial manipulation of the data file in any program you want (Excel, Word, or Notepad).
Produce the following in Matlab:
Deliverables, a single Word file:
The original data file which ended at midday on the 11th.