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

Owned and maintained by Chesapeake Bay Interpretive Buoy System
Moored Buoy
38.033 N 76.335 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

Station 44042
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Conditions at 44042 as of
0800 GMT on 03/23/2017:
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): NE ( 40 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 7.0 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Gust Wind Gust (GST): 9.0 m/s
5-day plot - Wave Height Wave Height (WVHT): 0.3 m
5-day plot - Dominant Wave Period Dominant Wave Period (DPD): 2 sec
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1033.1 mb
5-day plot - Pressure Tendency Pressure Tendency (PTDY): +1.7 mb ( Rising )
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 1.1 °C
5-day plot - Water Temperature Water Temperature (WTMP): 7.3 °C
5-day plot - Salinity Salinity (SAL): 15.76 psu
5-day plot - Wind Chill Wind Chill (CHILL): -4.5 °C
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): 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
03230750  NE 7.0 9.0----1033.0- 1.2-----
03230740  NE 7.0 10.0----1033.1- 1.3-----
03230730  NE 6.0 8.0----1032.9- 1.3-----
03230720  NE 7.0 10.0----1032.9- 1.4-----
03230710  NE 7.0 9.0----1032.8- 1.5-- 15.75--
03230700  NE 7.0 9.0 0.3 2--1032.7 +1.6 1.6 7.3----
03230650  NE 7.0 9.0----1032.7- 1.6-----
03230640  NE 7.0 9.0----1032.5- 1.7-----
03230630  NE 7.0 9.0----1032.4- 1.7-----
03230620  NE 7.0 10.0----1032.3- 2.0-----
03230610  NE 8.0 9.0----1032.2- 2.1-- 15.72--
03230600  NE 7.0 9.0 0.3 2--1032.1 +1.7 2.2 7.5----
03230550 NNE 8.0 9.0----1032.0- 2.3-----
03230540  NE 8.0 10.0----1031.8- 2.4-----
03230530  NE 8.0 10.0----1031.6- 2.5-----
03230520  NE 7.0 9.0----1031.5- 2.7-----
03230510  NE 7.0 10.0----1031.5- 2.8-- 15.59--
03230500  NE 7.0 9.0 0.3 2--1031.4 +1.7 2.9 7.8----
03230450  NE 7.0 10.0----1031.5- 2.9-----
03230440  NE 7.0 8.0----1031.5- 3.0-----
03230430  NE 7.0 9.0----1031.4- 3.1-----
03230420  NE 8.0 9.0----1031.4- 3.2-----
03230410  NE 8.0 9.0----1031.3- 3.5-- 15.41--
03230400 NNE 7.0 9.0 0.3 2--1031.1 +2.5 3.6 7.7----
03230350  NE 7.0 10.0----1031.1- 3.8-----
03230340  NE 7.0 9.0----1030.9- 3.9-----
03230330  NE 7.0 9.0----1030.8- 4.1-----
03230320  NE 7.0 9.0----1030.6- 4.3-----
03230310  NE 7.0 8.0----1030.4- 4.5-- 15.16--
03230300  NE 6.0 8.0 0.3 2--1030.4 +3.2 4.8 7.4----
03230250 NNE 5.0 7.0----1030.3- 5.0-----
03230240  N 5.0 6.0----1030.0- 5.1-----
03230230  N 5.0 7.0----1030.0- 5.3-----
03230220  N 5.0 6.0----1029.9- 5.4-----
03230210  N 5.0 6.0----1029.7- 5.5-- 15.17--
03230200  N 5.0 6.0 0.3 3--1029.7 +3.3 5.6 7.6----
03230150  N 5.0 7.0----1029.5- 5.8-----
03230140  N 6.0 7.0----1029.4- 5.8-----
03230130  N 6.0 8.0----1029.3- 5.9-----
03230120  N 6.0 8.0----1029.0- 6.0-----
03230110  N 6.0 7.0----1028.8- 6.0-- 15.18--
03230100  N 6.0 7.0 0.3 3--1028.6 +3.6 6.0 7.7----
03230050  N 5.0 6.0----1028.4- 6.1-----
03230040  N 5.0 7.0----1028.1- 6.2-----
03230030  N 5.0 6.0----1027.9- 6.2-----
03230020  N 6.0 7.0----1027.6- 6.4-----
03230010  N 6.0 8.0----1027.5- 6.3-- 15.40--
03230000  N 6.0 9.0 0.4 3--1027.3 +2.8 6.3 8.0----
03222350  N 6.0 9.0----1027.1- 6.4-----
03222340  N 7.0 8.0----1027.1- 6.4-----
03222330  N 6.0 8.0----1026.9- 6.4-----
03222320  N 7.0 9.0----1026.7- 6.6-----
03222310  N 7.0 9.0----1026.5- 6.7-- 15.85--
03222300  N 7.0 9.0 0.4 3--1026.4 +2.8 6.8 7.6----
03222250  N 7.0 9.0----1026.1- 6.9-----
03222240  N 7.0 9.0----1025.8- 7.0-----
03222230  N 7.0 10.0----1025.5- 7.1-----
03222220 NNE 8.0 10.0----1025.3- 7.0-----
03222210 NNE 8.0 11.0----1025.3- 7.1-- 15.91--
03222200 NNE 8.0 10.0 0.5 3--1025.0 +1.7 7.1 7.7----
03222150 NNE 8.0 10.0----1024.9- 7.1-----
03222140 NNE 8.0 10.0----1024.8- 7.1-----
03222130 NNE 8.0 10.0----1024.6- 7.2-----
03222120 NNE 8.0 11.0----1024.5- 7.2-----
03222110 NNE 8.0 11.0----1024.5- 7.0-- 15.87--
03222100 NNE 9.0 12.0 0.6 3--1024.5 +1.3 7.0 7.9----
03222050 NNE 9.0 11.0----1024.3- 7.1-----
03222040  N 8.0 10.0----1024.0- 7.1-----
03222030  N 7.0 11.0----1023.9- 7.1-----
03222020 NNE 8.0 11.0----1023.8- 7.0-----
03222010 NNE 9.0 11.0----1023.7- 6.8-- 15.84--
03222000 NNE 9.0 12.0 0.6 3--1023.6 +0.8 6.8 7.9----
03221950 NNE 9.0 12.0----1023.6- 6.8-----
03221940 NNE 9.0 11.0----1023.5- 6.8-----
03221930  N 9.0 13.0----1023.4- 7.3-----
03221920  N 8.0 12.0----1023.5- 7.3-----
03221910 NNW 8.0 12.0----1023.5- 7.4-- 15.78--
03221900  N 8.0 10.0 0.7 3--1023.4 +1.2 7.1 7.5----
03221850 NNW 8.0 11.0----1023.2- 7.2-----
03221840  N 9.0 12.0----1023.2- 6.7-----
03221830 NNW 9.0 12.0----1023.2- 7.3-----
03221820 NNW 9.0 11.0----1023.0- 7.3-----
03221810 NNW 9.0 11.0----1023.1- 7.2-- 15.68--
03221800  N 9.0 12.0 0.6 3--1023.2 +1.7 6.6 7.4----
03221750  N 8.0 12.0----1023.1- 6.8-----
03221740 NNW 9.0 12.0----1023.1- 7.0-----
03221730 NNW 8.0 11.0----1023.0- 6.9-----
03221720 NNW 8.0 12.0----1022.9- 6.8-----
03221710  N 8.0 12.0----1022.8- 6.6-- 15.60--
03221700  N 7.0 11.0 0.7 3--1022.8 +3.0 6.4 7.3----
03221650 NNW 8.0 11.0----1022.8- 6.5-----
03221640 NNW 9.0 12.0----1022.6- 6.5-----
03221630  N 8.0 12.0----1022.5- 6.6-----
03221620 NNW 9.0 12.0----1022.5- 6.3-----
03221610 NNW 8.0 11.0----1022.2- 6.5-- 15.50--
03221600 NNW 9.0 12.0 0.8 3--1022.1 +4.5 6.4 7.3----
03221550 NNW 9.0 13.0----1022.1- 6.3-----
03221540 NNW 10.0 13.0----1022.0- 6.3-----
03221530 NNW 9.0 12.0----1021.8- 6.4-----
03221520 NNW 9.0 12.0----1021.8- 6.5-----
03221510 NNW 9.0 12.0----1021.6- 6.5-- 15.43--
03221500 NNW 10.0 12.0 0.8 3--1021.5 +5.3 6.5 7.2----
03221450 NNW 10.0 13.0----1021.1- 6.6-----
03221440 NNW 10.0 12.0----1020.8- 6.7-----
03221430 NNW 11.0 14.0----1020.5- 6.8-----
03221420 NNW 10.0 13.0----1020.3- 6.9-----
03221410 NNW 11.0 13.0----1020.0- 7.0-- 15.37--
03221400 NNW 11.0 13.0 0.9 3--1019.8 +5.6 7.1 7.1----
03221350 NNW 11.0 14.0----1019.5- 7.2-----
03221340 NNW 12.0 15.0----1019.3- 7.2-----
03221330 NNW 13.0 16.0----1019.0- 7.4-----
03221320 NNW 14.0 19.0----1018.5- 8.0-----
03221310 NNW 12.0 17.0----1018.0- 8.7-- 15.31--
03221300 NNW 8.0 12.0 0.7 3--1017.6 +4.1 9.1 7.1----
03221250 NNW 11.0 16.0----1017.6- 9.2-----
03221240 NNW 10.0 13.0----1017.4- 9.4-----
03221230  N 11.0 16.0----1017.1- 9.7-----
03221220 NNW 8.0 12.0----1016.7- 9.8-----
03221210 NNW 9.0 12.0----1016.3- 10.2-- 15.26--
03221200  N 10.0 13.0 0.3 2--1016.2 +3.5 10.5 7.0----
03221150  N 10.0 14.0----1015.9- 10.5-----
03221140  N 7.0 9.0----1015.5- 10.3-----
03221130  N 8.0 11.0----1015.1- 10.4-----
03221120  N 8.0 11.0----1014.9- 10.9-----
03221110  N 7.0 12.0----1014.5- 11.1-- 15.30--
03221100  N 4.0 6.0 0.2---1014.1 +2.0 10.3 7.0----
03221050 NNW 4.0 4.0----1013.9- 9.1-----
03221040 NNW 4.0 4.0----1013.8- 9.0-----
03221030 NNW 4.0 4.0----1013.7- 9.2-----
03221020  NW 3.0 4.0----1013.6- 9.2-----
03221010  NW 3.0 4.0----1013.5- 9.0-- 15.41--
03221000  NW 3.0 4.0----1013.5 +1.7 9.0 7.0----
03220950 WNW 3.0 4.0----1013.5- 8.9-----
03220940 WNW 4.0 5.0----1013.4- 9.2-----
03220930 WNW 4.0 5.0----1013.3- 9.2-----
03220920 WNW 3.0 4.0----1013.0- 9.4-----
03220910 WNW 3.0 4.0----1012.8- 9.6-- 15.43--
03220900 WNW 3.0 4.0 0.0---1012.6 +0.5 9.6 7.0----
03220850 WNW 4.0 4.0----1012.5- 9.7-----
03220840 WNW 3.0 4.0----1012.5- 9.6-----
03220830 WNW 4.0 5.0----1012.4- 9.3-----
03220820  W 3.0 5.0----1012.4- 9.0-----
03220810  W 3.0 4.0----1012.3- 9.1-- 15.48--
03220800  W 3.0 4.0 0.0---1012.1 -0.3 8.6 7.2----
03220750 WNW 2.0 3.0----1012.0- 8.5-----

Ocean Conditions at 44042 as of
0800 GMT on 03/23/2017:

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): 7.28 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):15.76 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM):11.69 ppm
5-day plot - ChlorophyllChlorophyll (CLCON): 7.25 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
03230700 1.0 7.33-15.75-11.68 7.22 2--
03230600 1.0 7.50-15.72-11.60 7.19 2--
03230500 1.0 7.85-15.59-11.43 7.23 3--
03230400 1.0 7.66-15.41-11.53 7.15 3--
03230300 1.0 7.44-15.16-11.65 7.32 4--
03230200 1.0 7.57-15.17-11.63 7.32 4--
03230100 1.0 7.67-15.18-11.65 7.31 4--
03230000 1.0 8.01-15.40-11.58 7.30 4--
03222300 1.0 7.64-15.85-11.77 6.73 2--
03222200 1.0 7.67-15.91-11.76 4.29 2--
03222100 1.0 7.87-15.87-11.72 2.81 2--
03222000 1.0 7.94-15.84-11.70 2.31 2--
03221900 1.0 7.47-15.78-11.82 2.27 2--
03221800 1.0 7.36-15.68-11.86 2.31 2--
03221700 1.0 7.31-15.60-11.95 2.39 2--
03221600 1.0 7.28-15.50-11.94 2.33 1--
03221500 1.0 7.20-15.43-11.97 3.29 1--
03221400 1.0 7.12-15.37-11.97 3.68 2--
03221300 1.0 7.06-15.31-11.97 5.05 2--
03221200 1.0 7.00-15.26-11.94 7.33 2--
03221100 1.0 7.05-15.30-12.01 7.77 2--
03221000 1.0 7.05-15.41-12.03 7.27 1--
03220900 1.0 7.03-15.43-11.97 7.23 1--
03220800 1.0 7.15-15.48-12.00 7.01 1--

Description of Measurements

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

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