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Station 44029 - Buoy A01 - Mass. Bay/Stellwagen Image indicating link to RSS feed of recent meteorological observations for station 44029

Station 44029

Owned and maintained by Northeastern Regional Association of Coastal Ocean Observing Systems
2-meter discus buoy
42.522 N 70.566 W (42°31'20" N 70°33'56" W)

Site elevation: sea level
Air temp height: 3 m above site elevation
Anemometer height: 4 m above site elevation
Barometer elevation: 3 m above mean sea level
Sea temp depth: 1 m below site elevation
Water depth: 65 m
Watch circle radius: 49.33 yards

Caution: Right whales may be active in northeast waters year-round. Mandatory speed restrictions of 10 knots apply to vessels 65 feet or greater in specific areas and times along the US east coast. Voluntary speed restrictions may be in effect in other areas and times. For current information on speed-restricted areas, go to: http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/shipstrike  

For area forecasts and warnings, select: Boston WFO

Search And Rescue (SAR) Data

Meteorological Observations from Nearby Stations and Ships Image indicating link to RSS feed of recent meteorological observations near station 44029

Regional HF Radar Surface Current Observations


Conditions at 44029 as of
0304 GMT on 04/24/2014:
Unit of Measure:    Time Zone:   

Click on the graph icon in the table below to see a time series plot of the last five days of that observation.

5-day plot - Wind Direction Wind Direction (WDIR): NW ( 310 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 10.0 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Gust Wind Gust (GST): 12.0 m/s
5-day plot - Wave Height Wave Height (WVHT): 1.0 m
5-day plot - Dominant Wave Period Dominant Wave Period (DPD): 3 sec
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 999.1 mb
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 7.4 °C
5-day plot - Water Temperature Water Temperature (WTMP): 4.6 °C
5-day plot - Salinity Salinity (SAL): 31.60 psu
5-day plot - Visibility Visibility (VIS) (0 to 1.6 nmi): 3.0 km
5-day plot - Wind Chill Wind Chill (CHILL): 2.8 °C
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 10 meters (WSPD10M): 11 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 20 meters (WSPD20M): 12 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Speed, Wind Gust and Atmospheric Pressure Combined plot of Wind Speed, Gust, and Air Pressure
Previous observations
5-day plot - Wind Direction 5-day plot - Wind Speed 5-day plot - Wind Gust 5-day plot - Wave Height 5-day plot - Dominant Wave Period 5-day plot - Average Period 5-day plot - Mean Wave Direction 5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure 5-day plot - Pressure Tendency 5-day plot - Air Temperature 5-day plot - Water Temperature 5-day plot - Dew Point 5-day plot - Salinity 5-day plot - Visibility 5-day plot - Tide (above MLLW)
MM DD TIME
(GMT)
   WDIR WSPD
m/s
GST
m/s
WVHT
m
DPD
sec
APD
sec
MWD PRES
mb
PTDY
mb
ATMP
°C
WTMP
°C
DEWP
°C
SAL
psu
VIS
km
TIDE
m
04240204    NW 10.0 12.0 1.0 4--998.5- 7.6 4.7- 31.60 3.0-
04240104   WNW 9.0 12.0 0.9 3--998.1- 7.7 4.7- 31.60 3.0-
04240004    NW 10.0 11.0 0.9 3--997.4- 8.1 4.8- 31.40 3.0-
04232304    NW 10.0 14.0 1.0 4--996.5- 8.2 5.2- 31.30 3.0-
04232204    NW 11.0 13.0 1.1 3--995.7- 8.2 5.5- 31.10 3.0-
04232104    NW 9.0 11.0 0.6 3--995.2- 8.3 5.9- 30.90 3.0-
04232004    NW 6.0 8.0 0.8 8--994.8- 7.9 6.0- 30.80 3.0-
04231904    NW 8.0 10.0 0.7 3--994.5- 7.9 6.1- 30.70 3.0-
04231804    NW 10.0 13.0 1.0 3--994.3- 8.3 6.2- 30.70 2.6-
04231704   NNW 10.0 11.0 0.8 8--994.3- 8.6 6.3- 30.60 1.1-
04231604    NW 6.0 7.0 0.6 8--994.5- 8.9 6.3- 30.60 3.0-
04231504    N 3.0 3.0 0.6 8--995.0- 9.1 6.5- 30.60 3.0-
04231404   WSW 4.0 5.0 0.5 8--995.9- 8.8 6.2- 30.70 2.6-
04231304   NNW 4.0 5.0 0.5 8--994.7- 9.0 6.2- 30.70 3.0-
04231204    NW 2.0 2.0 0.5 8--995.1- 7.1 6.2- 30.70 2.0-
04231104    W 3.0 4.0 0.6 8--995.2- 7.4 5.8- 30.90 2.0-
04231004   WSW 3.0 3.0 0.6 8--995.1- 7.7 5.9- 30.90 2.4-
04230904   SSW 6.0 6.0----995.1- 7.2 6.1- 30.70 2.4-
04230804    SW 2.0 2.0 0.7 8--995.0- 7.0 6.2- 30.70 2.4-
04230704    S 4.0 4.0 0.8 8--995.5- 7.2 6.2- 30.60 2.4-
04230604   SSE 3.0 4.0 0.7 8--995.5- 6.9 6.2- 30.70 0.6-
04230504    S 3.0 3.0 1.0 11--996.3- 7.3 6.3- 30.80 2.4-
04230404    S 5.0 5.0 0.6 5--997.0- 7.3 6.1- 30.70 2.4-

Disclaimer: Ocean current directions are measured to the nearest 10 degrees and speeds are measured to the nearest whole centimeter per second.

Ocean Current Data for 44029

Unit of Measure:   Time Zone:   
   0304 GMT   0104 GMT
Depth
m
   Dir
°
Speed
cm/s
   Dir
°
Speed
cm/s
10     220 22.0    210 18.0
14     210 9.0    210 4.0
18     120 9.0    90 4.0
22     120 8.0    50 6.0
26     100 8.0    30 5.0
30     100 7.0    40 3.0
34     120 4.0    80 1.0
38     140 6.0    150 1.0
42     150 5.0    210 3.0
46     140 4.0    190 5.0
50     110 5.0    190 6.0
54     110 3.0    190 7.0
58     140 2.0    190 7.0

Previous (up to 48) reports of ocean current data for 44029

Ocean Current Stick Plots are available in metric units only:
     1-day plot - ocean current 1-day plot      3-day plot - ocean current 3-day plot      5-day plot - ocean current 5-day plot


Ocean Conditions at 44029 as of
0304 GMT on 04/24/2014:

These oceanographic data are displayed in rounded times.

Unit of Measure:    Time Zone:   

Click on the graph icon in the table below to see a time series plot of the last five days of that observation.

 Depth (DEPTH): 1.0 m
5-day plot - Ocean TemperatureOcean Temperature (OTMP): 4.60 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):31.60 psu
Previous observations
5-day plot - Ocean Temperature 5-day plot - Conductivity 5-day plot - Salinity 5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT) 5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM) 5-day plot - Chlorophyll 5-day plot - Turbidity 5-day plot - pH 5-day plot - Eh
MM   DD    TIME
(GMT)
DEPTH
m
       OTMP
°C
   COND
mS/cm
  SAL
psu
  O2%
%
   O2PPM
ppm
CLCON
ug/l
TURB
FTU
PH EH
mv
04240204 1.0 4.70-31.60------
04240104 1.0 4.70-31.60------
04240004 1.0 4.80-31.40------
04232304 1.0 5.20-31.30------
04232204 1.0 5.50-31.10------
04232104 1.0 5.90-30.90------
04232004 1.0 6.00-30.80------
04231904 1.0 6.10-30.70------
04231804 1.0 6.20-30.70------
04231704 1.0 6.30-30.60------
04231604 1.0 6.30-30.60------
04231504 1.0 6.50-30.60------
04231404 1.0 6.20-30.70------
04231304 1.0 6.20-30.70------
04231204 1.0 6.20-30.70------
04231104 1.0 5.80-30.90------
04231004 1.0 5.90-30.90------
04230904 1.0 6.10-30.70------
04230804 1.0 6.20-30.70------
04230704 1.0 6.20-30.60------
04230604 1.0 6.20-30.70------
04230504 1.0 6.30-30.80------
04230404 1.0 6.10-30.70------

Description of Measurements

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Real Time Data in tabular form for the last forty-five days.

Historical Data & Climatic Summaries for quality controlled data for the current month, previous months, and previous years.