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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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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 site elevation

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
0700 GMT on 10/25/2014:
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): N ( 350 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 7.0 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Gust Wind Gust (GST): 8.0 m/s
5-day plot - Wave Height Wave Height (WVHT): 0.5 m
5-day plot - Dominant Wave Period Dominant Wave Period (DPD): 3 sec
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1013.4 mb
5-day plot - Pressure Tendency Pressure Tendency (PTDY): +0.0 mb ( Steady )
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 14.5 °C
5-day plot - Water Temperature Water Temperature (WTMP): 17.1 °C
5-day plot - Salinity Salinity (SAL): 17.27 psu
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 10 meters (WSPD10M): 8 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 20 meters (WSPD20M): 9 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
10250650    N 7.0 8.0----1013.4- 14.6-- 17.27--
10250640   NNW 7.0 9.0----1013.4- 14.7-----
10250630   NNW 7.0 9.0----1013.4- 14.9-----
10250620   NNW 7.0 9.0----1013.4- 14.9-----
10250610   NNW 8.0 9.0----1013.4- 14.9-- 17.24--
10250600   NNW 8.0 9.0 0.5 3--1013.4 +0.3 15.1 17.2- 17.24--
10250550   NNW 8.0 10.0----1013.4- 15.2-- 17.24--
10250540   NNW 8.0 10.0----1013.4- 15.4-----
10250530   NNW 8.0 10.0----1013.5- 15.6-----
10250520   NNW 8.0 10.0----1013.4- 15.7-----
10250510   NNW 8.0 10.0----1013.5- 15.8-- 17.20--
10250500   NNW 8.0 10.0 0.4 2--1013.5 +0.6 15.9 17.3- 17.20--
10250450   NNW 8.0 10.0----1013.4- 16.0-- 17.20--
10250440   NNW 7.0 9.0----1013.4- 16.1-----
10250430   NNW 7.0 9.0----1013.5- 16.0-----
10250420   NNW 7.0 8.0----1013.4- 16.0-----
10250410   NNW 7.0 8.0----1013.4- 16.0-- 17.17--
10250400   NNW 7.0 8.0 0.4 2--1013.4 +0.8 16.1 17.4- 17.17--
10250340   NNW 7.0 9.0----1013.2- 16.2-----
10250330   NNW 7.0 9.0----1013.2- 16.4-----
10250320   NNW 7.0 9.0----1013.2- 16.4-----
10250310    N 7.0 8.0----1013.1- 16.4-- 17.19--
10250300   NNW 7.0 9.0 0.4 2--1013.1 +0.7 16.3 17.5- 17.19--
10250240   NNW 5.0 6.0----1013.0- 16.2-----
10250230   NNW 5.0 6.0----1013.1- 16.5-----
10250220   NNW 6.0 7.0----1013.1- 16.9-----
10250210    NW 6.0 7.0----1013.0- 17.0-- 17.13--
10250200    NW 6.0 6.0 0.4 2--1012.9 +0.7 17.0 17.5- 17.13--
10250150    NW 6.0 8.0----1012.8- 16.9-- 17.13--
10250140   WNW 6.0 7.0----1012.7- 16.8-----
10250120   WNW 6.0 7.0----1012.7- 16.9-----
10250110   WNW 6.0 8.0----1012.6- 17.2-- 17.05--
10250100    NW 6.0 7.0 0.4 2--1012.5 +0.9 17.2 17.5- 17.05--
10250050    NW 6.0 7.0----1012.5- 17.3-- 17.05--
10250040    NW 6.0 7.0----1012.5- 17.2-----
10250030   WNW 6.0 7.0----1012.4- 17.2-----
10250020   WNW 6.0 7.0----1012.4- 17.3-----
10250010   WNW 6.0 7.0----1012.4- 17.3-- 16.90--
10250000   WNW 6.0 7.0 0.4 2--1012.4 +0.9 17.2 17.5- 16.90--
10242350   WNW 6.0 7.0----1012.4- 17.3-- 16.90--
10242340   WNW 6.0 7.0----1012.4- 17.2-----
10242330   WNW 6.0 7.0----1012.4- 17.2-----
10242320    W 6.0 6.0----1012.3- 17.3-----
10242310    W 6.0 6.0----1012.3- 17.4-- 16.95--
10242300    W 6.0 6.0 0.4 2--1012.2 +0.8 17.6 17.5- 16.95--
10242250    W 6.0 7.0----1012.2- 17.7-- 16.95--
10242240   WNW 6.0 7.0----1012.1- 18.0-----
10242230   WNW 7.0 8.0----1011.9- 18.2-----
10242220   WNW 7.0 8.0----1011.9- 18.2-----
10242200   WNW 7.0 8.0 0.7 3--1011.7 +0.3 18.3 17.5- 17.14--
10242150   WNW 7.0 8.0----1011.6- 18.3-- 17.14--
10242140   WNW 7.0 8.0----1011.6- 18.2-----
10242130   WNW 8.0 9.0----1011.6- 18.4-----
10242120   WNW 8.0 10.0----1011.5- 18.4-----
10242100   WNW 9.0 11.0 0.7 3--1011.5 -0.3 18.3 17.4- 17.13--
10242050   WNW 8.0 10.0----1011.5- 18.2-- 17.13--
10242040   WNW 9.0 10.0----1011.5- 18.2-----
10242030   WNW 9.0 10.0----1011.5- 18.0-----
10242020   WNW 8.0 10.0----1011.5- 17.9-----
10242010    NW 8.0 10.0----1011.5- 17.7-- 17.12--
10242000    NW 9.0 10.0 0.7 3--1011.5 -1.0 17.6 17.6- 17.12--
10241950    NW 9.0 11.0----1011.4- 17.5-- 17.12--
10241940    NW 9.0 11.0----1011.3- 17.4-----
10241910    NW 9.0 11.0----1011.4- 17.2-- 17.11--
10241900    NW 9.0 11.0 0.7 3--1011.4 -2.0 17.1 17.6- 17.11--
10241840   WNW 10.0 12.0----1011.4- 16.9-----
10241820    NW 9.0 10.0----1011.5- 16.8-----
10241810   WNW 8.0 10.0----1011.6- 16.6-- 17.09--
10241800   WNW 8.0 9.0 0.7 3--1011.8 -1.9 16.5 17.6- 17.09--
10241750   WNW 8.0 9.0----1012.0- 16.4-- 17.09--
10241740   WNW 8.0 9.0----1012.2- 16.2-----
10241730   WNW 8.0 10.0----1012.3- 16.1-----
10241720   WNW 8.0 10.0----1012.5- 16.2-----
10241710   WNW 8.0 10.0----1012.5- 16.2-- 17.12--
10241700   WNW 9.0 11.0 0.7 3--1012.5 -1.7 16.1 17.6- 17.12--
10241650   WNW 8.0 10.0----1012.7- 16.3-- 17.12--
10241640   WNW 8.0 10.0----1012.9- 16.1-----
10241630    NW 9.0 11.0----1013.0- 16.1-----
10241620    NW 9.0 11.0----1013.2- 16.1-----
10241610    NW 8.0 9.0----1013.2- 16.0-- 17.04--
10241600    NW 8.0 10.0 0.8 3--1013.4 -0.6 15.8 17.6- 17.04--
10241550    NW 8.0 10.0----1013.6- 15.5-- 17.04--
10241540    NW 9.0 10.0----1013.6- 15.3-----
10241530    NW 9.0 11.0----1013.6- 15.2-----
10241520    NW 8.0 11.0----1013.6- 15.4-----
10241510    NW 8.0 10.0----1013.6- 15.3-- 17.09--
10241500   NNW 8.0 10.0 0.8 3--1013.7 +0.0 15.1 17.6- 17.09--
10241450    NW 9.0 11.0----1013.7- 14.8-- 17.09--
10241440   NNW 9.0 12.0----1013.8- 14.7-----
10241430   NNW 10.0 12.0----1013.8- 14.5-----
10241420   NNW 10.0 12.0----1013.9- 14.4-----
10241410   NNW 10.0 12.0----1014.0- 14.4-- 17.15--
10241400   NNW 10.0 12.0 0.8 3--1014.3 +1.0 14.4 17.6- 17.15--
10241350   NNW 11.0 12.0----1014.1- 14.3-- 17.15--
10241340   NNW 10.0 13.0----1014.1- 14.3-----
10241330   NNW 10.0 12.0----1014.1- 14.3-----
10241320   NNW 11.0 13.0----1013.9- 14.2-----
10241310   NNW 11.0 13.0----1014.0- 14.3-- 17.09--
10241300   NNW 11.0 13.0 0.7 3--1014.0 +1.0 14.3 17.6- 17.09--
10241250   NNW 11.0 14.0----1014.1- 14.4-- 17.09--
10241240    NW 10.0 13.0----1014.2- 14.4-----
10241230    NW 10.0 13.0----1014.2- 14.5-----
10241220   NNW 10.0 13.0----1014.0- 14.5-----
10241210   NNW 10.0 13.0----1013.8- 14.4-- 17.03--
10241200   NNW 11.0 13.0 0.7 3--1013.8 +1.4 14.3 17.6- 17.03--
10241150   NNW 10.0 12.0----1013.6- 14.3-- 17.03--
10241140   NNW 10.0 12.0----1013.6- 14.3-----
10241130   NNW 10.0 12.0----1013.5- 14.3-----
10241120   NNW 10.0 12.0----1013.3- 14.4-----
10241110   NNW 10.0 12.0----1013.4- 14.5-- 16.93--
10241100   NNW 10.0 12.0 0.7 3--1013.3 +1.5 14.6 17.6- 16.93--
10241050    NW 10.0 12.0----1013.2- 14.6-- 16.93--
10241040   NNW 10.0 12.0----1013.3- 14.7-----
10241030   NNW 10.0 12.0----1013.2- 14.9-----
10241020    NW 10.0 12.0----1013.2- 14.9-----
10241010   NNW 10.0 11.0----1013.0- 14.7-- 16.77--
10241000   NNW 10.0 12.0 0.7 3--1012.9 +1.2 14.6 17.5- 16.77--
10240950   NNW 10.0 12.0----1012.8- 14.5-- 16.77--
10240940   NNW 9.0 11.0----1012.7- 14.7-----
10240930   NNW 10.0 12.0----1012.5- 14.6-----
10240920   NNW 10.0 12.0----1012.4- 14.7-----
10240910   NNW 10.0 12.0----1012.4- 14.7-- 16.66--
10240900   NNW 10.0 12.0 0.8 3--1012.4 +1.0 14.7 17.4- 16.66--
10240850   NNW 10.0 12.0----1012.5- 14.8-- 16.66--
10240840   NNW 10.0 12.0----1012.4- 14.8-----
10240830   NNW 9.0 12.0----1012.2- 14.9-----
10240820   NNW 10.0 12.0----1012.0- 14.9-----
10240810   NNW 10.0 12.0----1011.9- 15.1-- 16.61--
10240800   NNW 10.0 12.0 0.8 3--1011.7 +0.0 15.3 17.4- 16.61--
10240750   NNW 10.0 13.0----1011.7- 15.5-- 16.61--
10240740   NNW 10.0 13.0----1011.7- 15.7-----
10240730   NNW 10.0 12.0----1011.7- 15.8-----
10240720   NNW 11.0 13.0----1011.7- 15.9-----
10240710    NW 10.0 12.0----1011.7- 16.0-- 16.44--
10240700   NNW 11.0 12.0 0.8 3--1011.8 +0.0 16.1 17.5- 16.44--
10240650    NW 11.0 14.0----1011.6- 16.1-- 16.44--

Ocean Conditions at 44042 as of
0700 GMT on 10/25/2014:

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):17.11 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):17.27 psu
5-day plot - ChlorophyllChlorophyll (CLCON): 2.48 ug/l
5-day plot - TurbidityTurbidity (TURB): 1 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
10250600 1.017.19-17.24-- 2.56 1--
10250500 1.017.28-17.20-- 2.66 1--
10250400 1.017.39-17.17-- 2.81 1--
10250300 1.017.47-17.19-- 3.22 1--
10250200 1.017.50-17.13-- 3.24 1--
10250100 1.017.52-17.05-- 3.34 1--
10250000 1.017.51-16.90-- 3.61 1--
10242300 1.017.54-16.95-- 3.80 1--
10242200 1.017.53-17.14-- 3.37 1--
10242100 1.017.39-17.13-- 3.38 1--
10242000 1.017.58-17.12-- 2.75 2--
10241900 1.017.63-17.11-- 2.35 2--
10241800 1.017.60-17.09-- 2.96 2--
10241700 1.017.58-17.12-- 2.70 2--
10241600 1.017.60-17.04-- 2.41 2--
10241500 1.017.60-17.09-- 2.45 2--
10241400 1.017.61-17.15-- 2.68 2--
10241300 1.017.61-17.09-- 2.92 2--
10241200 1.017.60-17.03-- 2.93 2--
10241100 1.017.57-16.93-- 3.07 2--
10241000 1.017.51-16.77-- 3.06 2--
10240900 1.017.45-16.66-- 3.17 2--
10240800 1.017.39-16.61-- 3.20 2--
10240700 1.017.50-16.44-- 3.17 1--

Description of Measurements

Links which are specific to this station are listed below:

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.