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Station 44042 - Potomac, MD Image indicating link to RSS feed of recent meteorological observations for station 44042

Station 44042
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red diamond Stations with no data in last 8 hours
     (24 hours for tsunami stations)

Owned and maintained by Chesapeake Bay Interpretive Buoy System
Moored Buoy
38.033 N 76.336 W (38°1'59" N 76°20'8" W)

Site elevation: sea level
Air temp height: 3 m above site elevation
Anemometer height: 3 m above site elevation
Barometer elevation: 1 m above mean sea level
Sea temp depth: 0.5 m below water line

Search And Rescue (SAR) Data

Meteorological Observations from Nearby Stations and Ships Image indicating link to RSS feed of recent meteorological observations near station 44042


Conditions at 44042 as of
2020 GMT on 02/09/2016:
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): 6.0 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Gust Wind Gust (GST): 7.0 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 999.9 mb
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 3.8 °C
5-day plot - Wind Chill Wind Chill (CHILL): -0.6 °C
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 10 meters (WSPD10M): 7 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 20 meters (WSPD20M): 8 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
02092010    NW 6.0 8.0----999.9- 3.8-- 14.92--
02092000   NNW 7.0 8.0 0.4 2--999.8 +0.0 3.8 5.2----
02091950   NNW 8.0 9.0----999.8- 3.7-----
02091940    NW 8.0 9.0----999.7- 3.5-----
02091930    NW 7.0 9.0----999.6- 3.3-----
02091920    NW 9.0 11.0----999.8- 3.2-----
02091910    NW 8.0 10.0----999.7- 3.4-- 14.47--
02091900   WNW 3.0 5.0 0.1---999.1 -1.3 4.2 5.3----
02091850    W 1.0 2.0----999.0- 4.6-----
02091840    W 1.0 1.0----998.8- 4.6-----
02091830    W 1.0 2.0----998.9- 4.3-----
02091820   WSW 1.0 2.0----999.0- 3.9-----
02091810   SSW 1.0 2.0----999.1- 3.6-- 14.75--
02091800    SW 3.0 3.0 0.1---999.4 -0.9 3.5 5.1----
02091750   WSW 3.0 5.0----999.5- 3.7-----
02091740   SSW 2.0 5.0----999.5- 3.8-----
02091730   SSE 2.0 3.0----999.6- 4.0-----
02091720    E 2.0 3.0----999.6- 4.1-----
02091710   ESE 3.0 3.0----999.7- 4.2-- 14.59--
02091700   ESE 3.0 3.0 0.2---999.7 -0.8 4.2 4.9----
02091650   ESE 3.0 3.0----1000.0- 4.2-----
02091640   ESE 2.0 3.0----1000.1- 4.1-----
02091630   ESE 1.0 2.0----1000.3- 4.1-----
02091620   ESE 1.0 2.0----1000.3- 4.1-----
02091610   ESE 1.0 2.0----1000.3- 4.1-- 14.57--
02091600    E 1.0 1.0 0.2---1000.4 +0.3 4.0 4.9----
02091550   ESE 2.0 3.0----1000.4- 4.0-----
02091540    E 3.0 4.0----1000.4- 4.0-----
02091530    E 4.0 4.0----1000.2- 4.1-----
02091520    E 4.0 6.0----1000.0- 4.4-----
02091510    E 4.0 5.0----1000.2- 4.1-- 14.49--
02091500    E 4.0 5.0 0.2---1000.3 +0.6 4.0 4.9----
02091450    E 4.0 4.0----1000.3- 4.1-----
02091440    E 3.0 4.0----1000.3- 4.3-----
02091430    E 4.0 5.0----1000.2- 4.1-----
02091420    E 3.0 5.0----1000.3- 3.8-----
02091410    E 3.0 3.0----1000.5- 3.8-- 14.55--
02091400    E 3.0 3.0 0.2---1000.6 +0.7 3.8 4.8----
02091350    E 3.0 3.0----1000.5- 3.8-----
02091340    E 2.0 3.0----1000.5- 3.8-----
02091330    E 1.0 2.0----1000.5- 3.8-----
02091320   ENE 2.0 3.0----1000.4- 3.8-----
02091310   ENE 2.0 3.0----1000.2- 3.9-- 14.61--
02091300   ENE 3.0 4.0 0.2---1000.1 +0.3 4.0 4.7----
02091250   ENE 3.0 4.0----999.9- 4.0-----
02091240   ENE 3.0 4.0----999.9- 4.0-----
02091230   ENE 4.0 4.0----999.8- 4.0-----
02091220    E 4.0 5.0----999.9- 4.0-----
02091210    E 4.0 5.0----999.9- 4.0-- 14.85--
02091200    E 4.0 6.0 0.2---999.7 -0.2 4.0 4.7----
02091150    E 5.0 6.0----999.6- 3.9-----
02091140    E 4.0 5.0----999.7- 3.9-----
02091130    E 4.0 5.0----999.8- 3.9-----
02091120    E 4.0 5.0----999.8- 4.0-----
02091110    E 4.0 5.0----999.9- 4.0-- 14.67--
02091100    E 4.0 5.0 0.3 3--999.9 -0.4 4.0 4.8----
02091050    E 4.0 4.0----999.9- 4.0-----
02091040    E 4.0 5.0----999.9- 4.0-----
02091030    E 4.0 5.0----999.9- 4.1-----
02091020    E 5.0 5.0----999.8- 4.1-----
02091010    E 4.0 5.0----999.8- 4.1-- 15.99--
02091000    E 5.0 6.0 0.3 3--999.7 -1.2 4.1 4.6----
02090950    E 5.0 6.0----999.8- 4.1-----
02090940   ESE 5.0 6.0----999.9- 4.2-----
02090930   ESE 5.0 6.0----999.9- 4.2-----
02090920   ESE 5.0 6.0----999.9- 4.2-----
02090910   ESE 5.0 6.0----999.9- 4.1-- 14.62--
02090900   ESE 6.0 6.0 0.4 3--1000.0 -2.3 4.1 4.9----
02090850   ESE 6.0 7.0----999.9- 4.1-----
02090840   ESE 6.0 7.0----1000.0- 4.1-----
02090830   ESE 5.0 7.0----1000.0- 4.1-----
02090820   ESE 5.0 6.0----1000.1- 4.2-----
02090810   ESE 5.0 6.0----1000.2- 4.2-- 14.58--
02090800   ESE 5.0 6.0 0.5 3--1000.3 -2.5 4.2 4.9----
02090750   ESE 6.0 7.0----1000.4- 4.2-----
02090740   ESE 6.0 7.0----1000.5- 4.2-----
02090730   ESE 6.0 7.0----1000.5- 4.2-----
02090720   ESE 6.0 7.0----1000.7- 4.2-----
02090710    SE 6.0 7.0----1000.8- 4.2-- 14.65--
02090700    SE 5.0 6.0 0.4 3--1000.9 -3.0 4.1 4.9----
02090650    SE 6.0 7.0----1001.1- 4.1-----
02090640   ESE 6.0 7.0----1001.3- 4.0-----
02090630   ESE 7.0 8.0----1001.6- 4.0-----
02090620    SE 7.0 8.0----1001.8- 4.1-----
02090610    SE 7.0 8.0----1002.0- 4.1-- 16.18--
02090600    SE 7.0 8.0 0.5 3--1002.3 -2.4 4.1 4.7----
02090550    SE 6.0 8.0----1002.5- 4.1-----
02090540    SE 6.0 7.0----1002.6- 4.1-----
02090530    SE 6.0 7.0----1002.6- 4.1-----
02090520    SE 6.0 7.0----1002.7- 4.1-----
02090510    SE 6.0 7.0----1002.9- 4.1-- 16.49--
02090500    SE 6.0 7.0 0.6 3--1002.8 -2.4 4.1 4.6----
02090450    SE 6.0 7.0----1003.0- 4.1-----
02090440    SE 6.0 7.0----1003.2- 4.1-----
02090430    SE 6.0 7.0----1003.2- 4.1-----
02090420    SE 6.0 7.0----1003.4- 4.1-----
02090410    SE 7.0 8.0----1003.9- 4.1-- 16.04--
02090400    SE 7.0 8.0 0.5 3--1003.9 -1.8 4.1 4.7----
02090350    SE 7.0 9.0----1003.9- 4.1-----
02090340    SE 7.0 9.0----1003.8- 4.1-----
02090330    SE 7.0 9.0----1004.0- 4.1-----
02090310    SE 8.0 9.0----1004.3- 4.1-- 15.23--
02090300    SE 7.0 9.0 0.6 3--1004.6 -1.5 4.2 4.9----
02090250    SE 7.0 9.0----1004.8- 4.3-----
02090240    SE 7.0 9.0----1005.0- 4.3-----
02090230    SE 7.0 8.0----1005.2- 4.2-----
02090220    SE 7.0 9.0----1005.3- 4.2-----
02090210    SE 7.0 9.0----1005.3- 4.2-- 14.84--
02090200    SE 7.0 8.0 0.6 3--1005.3 -0.5 4.2 5.0----
02090150    SE 7.0 8.0----1005.4- 4.2-----
02090140    SE 7.0 9.0----1005.4- 4.2-----
02090130    SE 7.0 8.0----1005.5- 4.3-----
02090120   SSE 7.0 8.0----1005.7- 4.3-----
02090110   SSE 7.0 8.0----1005.7- 4.3-- 14.73--
02090100    SE 7.0 8.0 0.5 3--1005.7 +0.4 4.2 5.1----
02090050   SSE 7.0 9.0----1005.9- 4.3-----
02090040   SSE 7.0 8.0----1006.0- 4.3-----
02090030   SSE 7.0 9.0----1006.1- 4.3-----
02090020   SSE 8.0 9.0----1006.1- 4.3-----
02090010   SSE 8.0 9.0----1006.2- 4.3-- 14.97--
02090000   SSE 7.0 9.0 0.5 3--1006.1 +0.8 4.3 5.1----
02082350   SSE 7.0 8.0----1006.0- 4.4-----
02082340   SSE 7.0 9.0----1005.9- 4.4-----
02082330   SSE 7.0 8.0----1005.9- 4.4-----
02082320   SSE 7.0 8.0----1005.8- 4.4-----
02082310   SSE 7.0 9.0----1005.9- 4.5-- 14.93--
02082300   SSE 7.0 9.0 0.3 2--1005.8 +0.5 4.5 5.1----
02082250   SSE 6.0 7.0----1005.8- 4.6-----
02082240   SSE 6.0 7.0----1005.7- 4.6-----
02082230    S 5.0 6.0----1005.7- 4.6-----
02082220   SSE 5.0 5.0----1005.5- 4.6-----
02082210   SSE 4.0 5.0----1005.3- 4.6-- 16.08--
02082200   SSE 5.0 6.0----1005.3 +0.0 4.6 4.9----
02082150    SE 4.0 5.0----1005.3- 4.6-----
02082140    SE 4.0 5.0----1005.4- 4.6-----
02082130    SE 4.0 5.0----1005.4- 4.6-----
02082110    SE 3.0 4.0----1005.3- 4.6-- 16.10--
02082100    SE 3.0 4.0 0.1---1005.3 -0.3 4.6 5.1----
02082050   SSE 3.0 4.0----1005.5- 4.6-----
02082040    SE 3.0 3.0----1005.3- 4.7-----
02082030    SE 2.0 3.0----1005.3- 4.7-----
02082020    SE 2.0 3.0----1005.2- 4.8-----
02082010    SE 2.0 2.0----1005.3- 4.8-- 16.07--
02082000    SE 2.0 2.0 0.1---1005.3 -1.6 4.8 5.6----
02081950    SE 2.0 3.0----1005.4- 4.8-----

Ocean Conditions at 44042 as of
2000 GMT on 02/09/2016:

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): 5.15 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):14.92 psu
5-day plot - ChlorophyllChlorophyll (CLCON): 2.21 ug/l
5-day plot - TurbidityTurbidity (TURB): 2 FTU
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
02091900 1.0 5.29-14.47-- 3.60 2--
02091800 1.0 5.06-14.75-- 5.18 2--
02091700 1.0 4.93-14.59-- 3.24 2--
02091600 1.0 4.88-14.57-- 4.54 2--
02091500 1.0 4.87-14.49-- 5.03 2--
02091400 1.0 4.78-14.55-- 6.08 2--
02091300 1.0 4.74-14.61-- 6.58 2--
02091200 1.0 4.74-14.85-- 6.54 2--
02091100 1.0 4.75-14.67-- 6.25 2--
02091000 1.0 4.64-15.99-- 7.21 3--
02090900 1.0 4.87-14.62-- 6.40 2--
02090800 1.0 4.91-14.58-- 6.23 2--
02090700 1.0 4.90-14.65-- 6.23 2--
02090600 1.0 4.66-16.18-- 7.56 4--
02090500 1.0 4.64-16.49-- 7.47 7--
02090400 1.0 4.67-16.04-- 6.63 4--
02090300 1.0 4.90-15.23-- 6.31 3--
02090200 1.0 5.05-14.84-- 5.74 2--
02090100 1.0 5.12-14.73-- 5.78 2--
02090000 1.0 5.06-14.97-- 6.11 2--
02082300 1.0 5.08-14.93-- 6.20 3--
02082200 1.0 4.91-16.08-- 7.77 4--
02082100 1.0 5.08-16.10-- 7.35 4--
02082000 1.0 5.62-16.07-- 3.76 4--

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.