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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 76.335 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


Conditions at 44042 as of
0900 GMT on 04/30/2016:
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): NE ( 40 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 5.0 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Gust Wind Gust (GST): 6.0 m/s
5-day plot - Wave Height Wave Height (WVHT): 0.3 m
5-day plot - Dominant Wave Period Dominant Wave Period (DPD): 3 sec
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1019.0 mb
5-day plot - Pressure Tendency Pressure Tendency (PTDY): +0.0 mb ( Steady )
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 11.0 °C
5-day plot - Water Temperature Water Temperature (WTMP): 14.6 °C
5-day plot - Salinity Salinity (SAL): 14.24 psu
5-day plot - Wind Chill Wind Chill (CHILL): 8.8 °C
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 10 meters (WSPD10M): 6 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 20 meters (WSPD20M): 6 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
04300850   NNE 5.0 6.0----1018.8- 11.0-----
04300840   NNE 4.0 5.0----1018.8- 11.0-----
04300830    NE 4.0 5.0----1018.9- 11.0-----
04300820    NE 4.0 6.0----1018.9- 11.0-----
04300810    NE 5.0 6.0----1018.8- 11.1-- 14.17--
04300800    NE 5.0 7.0 0.3 2--1018.7 +0.3 11.1 14.7----
04300750    NE 6.0 7.0----1018.6- 11.2-----
04300740    NE 6.0 7.0----1018.6- 11.3-----
04300730    NE 5.0 7.0----1018.6- 11.4-----
04300720    NE 5.0 7.0----1018.6- 11.4-----
04300710    NE 5.0 7.0----1018.5- 11.4-- 14.16--
04300700    NE 5.0 6.0 0.2---1018.4 +0.0 11.4 14.7----
04300650    NE 4.0 5.0----1018.4- 11.4-----
04300640    NE 4.0 6.0----1018.5- 11.5-----
04300630   NNE 4.0 6.0----1018.6- 11.5-----
04300620    NE 4.0 5.0----1018.6- 11.5-----
04300610    NE 4.0 5.0----1018.6- 11.5-- 14.14--
04300600    NE 4.0 5.0 0.2---1018.8 +0.7 11.5 14.6----
04300550   NNE 5.0 6.0----1018.9- 11.5-----
04300540    NE 4.0 6.0----1018.7- 11.6-----
04300530    NE 4.0 6.0----1018.7- 11.5-----
04300520    NE 4.0 6.0----1018.6- 11.6-----
04300510   NNE 4.0 5.0----1018.5- 11.6-- 14.16--
04300500    NE 4.0 5.0 0.1---1018.4 +0.9 11.5 14.7----
04300450    NE 4.0 5.0----1018.3- 11.5-----
04300440    NE 4.0 6.0----1018.4- 11.5-----
04300430   NNE 4.0 5.0----1018.4- 11.5-----
04300420    NE 5.0 6.0----1018.2- 11.5-----
04300410    NE 5.0 6.0----1018.2- 11.6-- 14.16--
04300400    NE 5.0 6.0 0.1---1018.2 +1.4 11.6 14.7----
04300350    NE 5.0 6.0----1018.0- 11.6-----
04300340    NE 4.0 6.0----1017.8- 11.6-----
04300330    NE 5.0 6.0----1017.9- 11.6-----
04300320    NE 5.0 6.0----1018.0- 11.6-----
04300310    NE 5.0 6.0----1018.0- 11.6-- 14.20--
04300300    NE 5.0 6.0 0.1---1018.0 +2.1 11.6 14.8----
04300250    NE 4.0 6.0----1018.1- 11.6-----
04300240   ENE 5.0 6.0----1018.0- 11.6-----
04300230    NE 5.0 6.0----1018.0- 11.6-----
04300220    NE 5.0 7.0----1017.8- 11.7-----
04300210    NE 5.0 6.0----1017.8- 11.8-- 14.26--
04300200   ENE 5.0 6.0 0.1---1017.5 +2.0 12.0 14.7----
04300150   ENE 5.0 6.0----1017.4- 12.0-----
04300140    NE 5.0 6.0----1017.5- 12.1-----
04300130    NE 5.0 6.0----1017.7- 12.1-----
04300120    NE 5.0 6.0----1017.6- 12.1-----
04300110    NE 5.0 6.0----1017.2- 12.1-- 14.25--
04300100    NE 5.0 7.0 0.2---1016.8 +1.7 12.2 14.8----
04300050    NE 4.0 6.0----1016.6- 12.3-----
04300040    NE 4.0 5.0----1016.4- 12.3-----
04300030    NE 4.0 5.0----1016.4- 12.2-----
04300020   ENE 4.0 6.0----1016.1- 12.3-----
04300010   ENE 4.0 5.0----1016.0- 12.4-- 14.23--
04300000   ENE 4.0 5.0 0.2---1016.0 +0.8 12.5 14.8----
04292350    NE 4.0 5.0----1015.9- 12.5-----
04292340    NE 4.0 5.0----1015.9- 12.5-----
04292330   ENE 4.0 6.0----1015.8- 12.5-----
04292310   ENE 4.0 6.0----1015.5- 12.4-- 14.28--
04292300   ENE 4.0 6.0 0.2---1015.5 -0.5 12.3 14.8----
04292250   ENE 5.0 5.0----1015.4- 12.3-----
04292240    NE 5.0 6.0----1015.4- 12.4-----
04292230   ENE 5.0 6.0----1015.2- 12.4-----
04292220   ENE 5.0 7.0----1015.0- 12.4-----
04292210   ENE 5.0 6.0----1014.9- 12.5-- 14.26--
04292200   ENE 4.0 5.0 0.2---1015.1 -1.0 12.4 14.8----
04292150    NE 4.0 5.0----1015.2- 12.3-----
04292140    NE 4.0 5.0----1015.4- 12.3-----
04292130    NE 4.0 5.0----1015.4- 12.3-----
04292120    NE 4.0 5.0----1015.5- 12.4-----
04292110    NE 5.0 7.0----1015.3- 12.4-- 14.11--
04292100    NE 5.0 6.0 0.2---1015.2 -0.9 12.5 14.9----
04292050    NE 4.0 6.0----1015.3- 12.6-----
04292040    NE 4.0 5.0----1015.6- 12.5-----
04292030   NNE 4.0 5.0----1015.9- 12.6-----
04292020   NNE 4.0 5.0----1016.1- 12.6-----
04292010   NNE 3.0 4.0----1016.1- 12.5-- 14.08--
04292000   NNE 3.0 5.0 0.1---1016.0 +0.0 12.5 14.9----
04291950   NNE 3.0 5.0----1015.9- 12.5-----
04291940    NE 3.0 4.0----1015.7- 12.4-----
04291930   NNE 3.0 4.0----1015.8- 12.4-----
04291920   NNE 3.0 4.0----1015.9- 12.3-----
04291910   NNE 3.0 4.0----1015.7- 12.3-- 14.05--
04291900   NNE 4.0 4.0 0.1---1016.1 +0.0 12.2 14.9----
04291850   NNE 3.0 4.0----1016.0- 12.2-----
04291840   NNE 3.0 4.0----1016.1- 12.1-----
04291830   NNE 3.0 4.0----1016.1- 12.0-----
04291820    N 3.0 4.0----1016.0- 12.1-----
04291810   NNE 2.0 3.0----1016.0- 11.9-- 14.01--
04291800   NNE 3.0 4.0 0.1---1016.1 -0.4 11.9 14.9----
04291750   NNE 3.0 5.0----1016.1- 11.8-----
04291740    NE 4.0 5.0----1015.8- 11.7-----
04291730    NE 4.0 5.0----1015.7- 11.8-----
04291720    NE 3.0 4.0----1015.7- 11.8-----
04291710    NE 3.0 4.0----1015.8- 11.7-- 14.17--
04291700    NE 3.0 4.0 0.1---1016.0 -0.4 11.6 14.9----
04291650    NE 3.0 4.0----1016.0- 11.6-----
04291640   ENE 4.0 4.0----1016.0- 11.5-----
04291630   ENE 4.0 5.0----1016.0- 11.4-----
04291620   ENE 4.0 5.0----1016.1- 11.4-----
04291610   ENE 4.0 5.0----1016.3- 11.3-- 14.25--
04291600   ENE 4.0 5.0 0.1---1016.2 +0.0 11.3 14.8----
04291550   ENE 5.0 6.0----1016.3- 11.2-----
04291540   ENE 4.0 5.0----1016.5- 11.2-----
04291530   ENE 4.0 5.0----1016.6- 11.2-----
04291520    NE 4.0 5.0----1016.9- 11.1-----
04291510    NE 4.0 4.0----1016.7- 11.1-- 14.35--
04291500    NE 4.0 5.0 0.1---1016.6 +1.0 11.0 14.9----
04291450    NE 4.0 5.0----1016.6- 11.0-----
04291440    NE 4.0 5.0----1016.6- 11.0-----
04291430    NE 4.0 5.0----1016.7- 11.0-----
04291420    NE 5.0 6.0----1016.6- 11.0-----
04291410    NE 6.0 7.0----1016.4- 11.0-- 14.42--
04291400    NE 6.0 7.0 0.2---1016.4 +1.0 11.0 14.9----
04291350    NE 6.0 7.0----1016.3- 11.0-----
04291340    NE 5.0 6.0----1016.2- 10.9-----
04291330    NE 5.0 6.0----1016.3- 10.9-----
04291320    NE 5.0 7.0----1016.2- 11.0-----
04291310    NE 6.0 7.0----1016.1- 11.0-- 14.43--
04291300    NE 6.0 8.0 0.2---1016.0 +1.2 11.0 14.9----
04291250    NE 5.0 6.0----1016.0- 10.9-----
04291240    NE 5.0 6.0----1016.0- 10.9-----
04291230    NE 5.0 7.0----1016.0- 11.0-----
04291220    NE 6.0 7.0----1015.8- 11.0-----
04291210    NE 7.0 8.0----1015.6- 10.9-- 14.51--
04291200    NE 6.0 8.0 0.3 3--1015.5 +1.3 10.9 15.0----
04291150    NE 6.0 8.0----1015.8- 10.7-----
04291140    NE 4.0 5.0----1015.7- 10.7-----
04291130    NE 5.0 6.0----1015.5- 10.6-----
04291120   NNE 5.0 7.0----1015.5- 10.6-----
04291110   NNE 5.0 7.0----1015.4- 10.5-- 14.48--
04291100   NNE 5.0 7.0 0.3 2--1015.4 +1.3 10.6 15.0----
04291050    NE 5.0 6.0----1015.2- 10.5-----
04291040    NE 5.0 6.0----1015.1- 10.7-----
04291030    NE 5.0 7.0----1015.0- 10.7-----
04291020    NE 5.0 7.0----1014.9- 10.6-----
04291010   NNE 6.0 8.0----1014.8- 10.6-- 14.49--
04291000   NNE 7.0 8.0 0.3 2--1014.9 +1.3 10.6 15.0----
04290950   NNE 6.0 8.0----1014.6- 10.6-----
04290940    NE 6.0 8.0----1014.4- 10.6-----
04290930   NNE 5.0 7.0----1014.3- 10.6-----
04290920   NNE 5.0 6.0----1014.3- 10.6-----
04290910   NNE 5.0 6.0----1014.3- 10.7-- 14.35--
04290900   NNE 5.0 7.0 0.3 2--1014.2 +0.2 10.7 14.8----
04290850   NNE 6.0 7.0----1014.1- 10.6-----

Ocean Conditions at 44042 as of
0900 GMT on 04/30/2016:

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):14.59 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):14.24 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 8.90 ppm
5-day plot - ChlorophyllChlorophyll (CLCON): 7.23 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
04300800 1.014.65-14.17- 8.94 7.00 1--
04300700 1.014.68-14.16- 8.99 7.15 1--
04300600 1.014.63-14.14- 9.01 6.78 1--
04300500 1.014.73-14.16- 9.18 6.74 1--
04300400 1.014.72-14.16- 9.16 6.67 1--
04300300 1.014.76-14.20- 9.31 6.63 1--
04300200 1.014.74-14.26- 9.20 6.92 1--
04300100 1.014.76-14.25- 9.29 7.35 1--
04300000 1.014.80-14.23- 9.41 7.89 1--
04292300 1.014.84-14.28- 9.35 7.51 1--
04292200 1.014.83-14.26- 9.25 8.03 1--
04292100 1.014.90-14.11- 9.51 7.02 1--
04292000 1.014.93-14.08- 9.57 7.37 1--
04291900 1.014.90-14.05- 9.52 6.81 1--
04291800 1.014.94-14.01- 9.51 6.09 1--
04291700 1.014.94-14.17- 9.34 5.26 1--
04291600 1.014.85-14.25- 9.41 3.31 1--
04291500 1.014.90-14.35- 9.42 4.54 1--
04291400 1.014.89-14.42- 9.28 4.87 1--
04291300 1.014.88-14.43- 9.21 6.14 1--
04291200 1.014.98-14.51- 9.06 6.00 1--
04291100 1.014.98-14.48- 9.00 6.11 1--
04291000 1.015.00-14.49- 8.97 5.99 1--
04290900 1.014.81-14.35- 9.24 6.93 2--

Description of Measurements

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

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