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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
1700 GMT on 09/28/2016:
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 ( 50 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 9.0 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Gust Wind Gust (GST): 11.0 m/s
5-day plot - Wave Height Wave Height (WVHT): 0.6 m
5-day plot - Dominant Wave Period Dominant Wave Period (DPD): 3 sec
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1015.1 mb
5-day plot - Pressure Tendency Pressure Tendency (PTDY): +1.6 mb ( Rising )
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 20.5 °C
5-day plot - Water Temperature Water Temperature (WTMP): 23.4 °C
5-day plot - Salinity Salinity (SAL): 18.16 psu
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
09281650    NE 8.0 10.0----1015.1- 20.3-----
09281640    NE 8.0 10.0----1015.0- 20.1-----
09281630    NE 8.0 9.0----1015.3- 19.9-----
09281620    NE 7.0 10.0----1015.1- 19.9-----
09281610   ENE 7.0 9.0----1015.3- 19.5-- 17.94--
09281600    NE 7.0 10.0 0.8 3--1015.0 +2.0 19.5 23.3----
09281550   NNE 10.0 13.0----1014.8- 19.5-----
09281540   NNE 9.0 12.0----1014.6- 19.7-----
09281530   NNE 8.0 10.0----1014.6- 20.1-----
09281520   ENE 6.0 8.0----1014.7- 20.9-----
09281510    E 3.0 6.0----1014.5- 21.5-- 18.29--
09281500    N 4.0 11.0 0.9 3--1014.2 +1.1 21.3 23.6----
09281450    W 7.0 15.0----1013.9- 21.0-----
09281440    SE 5.0 10.0----1014.0- 22.3-----
09281430   ESE 9.0 11.0----1013.5- 22.1-----
09281420   ESE 9.0 11.0----1013.6- 21.9-----
09281410    SE 9.0 11.0----1013.6- 22.0-- 18.39--
09281400   ESE 9.0 11.0 0.7 3--1013.5 +0.4 22.0 23.6----
09281350   ESE 10.0 12.0----1013.2- 22.1-----
09281340   ESE 10.0 12.0----1013.2- 22.0-----
09281330   ESE 10.0 12.0----1013.1- 22.0-----
09281320   ESE 10.0 13.0----1013.2- 21.9-----
09281310   ESE 11.0 12.0----1013.1- 21.9-- 18.45--
09281300   ESE 11.0 12.0 0.6 3--1013.0 +0.4 21.9 23.6----
09281250   ESE 10.0 12.0----1013.0- 21.8-----
09281240   ESE 10.0 12.0----1013.0- 21.8-----
09281230   ESE 10.0 12.0----1012.9- 21.8-----
09281220   ESE 10.0 12.0----1013.0- 21.7-----
09281210   ESE 9.0 11.0----1013.2- 21.7-- 18.48--
09281200   ESE 9.0 11.0 0.5 3--1013.1 +0.6 21.8 23.9----
09281150    E 9.0 12.0----1013.0- 21.7-----
09281140    E 9.0 11.0----1013.0- 21.8-----
09281130    E 9.0 11.0----1013.0- 21.8-----
09281120    E 8.0 10.0----1013.2- 21.8-----
09281110    E 8.0 10.0----1013.1- 21.7-- 18.38--
09281100    E 8.0 9.0 0.4 3--1013.0 +0.4 21.8 23.9----
09281050    E 8.0 9.0----1013.1- 21.8-----
09281040    E 7.0 9.0----1013.2- 21.8-----
09281030    E 7.0 8.0----1012.9- 21.9-----
09281020    E 6.0 8.0----1012.9- 21.9-----
09281010    E 6.0 8.0----1012.6- 21.9-- 18.34--
09281000    E 7.0 8.0 0.3 2--1012.6 +0.0 21.9 23.9----
09280950    E 6.0 7.0----1012.5- 22.0-----
09280940    E 7.0 7.0----1012.4- 21.9-----
09280930    E 6.0 7.0----1012.4- 21.9-----
09280920   ENE 6.0 7.0----1012.5- 21.9-----
09280910   ENE 6.0 7.0----1012.3- 21.9-- 18.22--
09280900   ENE 6.0 7.0 0.2---1012.5 -0.6 21.9 23.9----
09280850   ENE 6.0 7.0----1012.4- 21.9-----
09280840    E 6.0 7.0----1012.4- 21.9-----
09280830   ENE 6.0 7.0----1012.4- 22.0-----
09280820   ENE 6.0 7.0----1012.5- 22.1-----
09280810   ENE 5.0 7.0----1012.5- 22.2-- 18.08--
09280800   ENE 5.0 6.0 0.1---1012.6 -0.2 22.1 23.8----
09280750   ENE 5.0 6.0----1012.7- 22.1-----
09280740   ENE 5.0 6.0----1012.6- 22.2-----
09280730   ENE 5.0 6.0----1012.6- 22.2-----
09280720   ENE 5.0 6.0----1012.6- 22.3-----
09280710   ENE 5.0 6.0----1012.5- 22.2-- 18.18--
09280700    E 5.0 6.0 0.1---1012.6 +0.0 22.2 23.8----
09280650   ENE 5.0 5.0----1012.8- 22.1-----
09280640   ENE 5.0 5.0----1012.8- 22.0-----
09280630   ENE 5.0 5.0----1012.9- 21.9-----
09280620   ENE 5.0 6.0----1012.9- 21.8-----
09280610   ENE 5.0 6.0----1013.0- 21.8-- 18.31--
09280600   ENE 5.0 6.0 0.2---1013.0 +0.4 21.7 23.8----
09280550    NE 5.0 5.0----1013.0- 21.8-----
09280540    NE 5.0 6.0----1013.0- 21.9-----
09280530    NE 5.0 5.0----1013.0- 22.0-----
09280520   ENE 4.0 5.0----1013.0- 22.0-----
09280510   ENE 4.0 5.0----1012.9- 22.0-- 18.39--
09280500   ENE 4.0 5.0 0.1---1012.9 +0.4 22.1 23.4----
09280450   ENE 4.0 4.0----1012.8- 22.1-----
09280440   ENE 4.0 5.0----1012.6- 22.1-----
09280430    E 4.0 5.0----1012.6- 22.1-----
09280420    E 4.0 5.0----1012.6- 22.2-----
09280410   ENE 4.0 4.0----1012.5- 22.3-- 18.40--
09280400   ENE 3.0 4.0 0.0---1012.6 +0.3 22.4 23.6----
09280350   ENE 3.0 3.0----1012.6- 22.4-----
09280340   ENE 2.0 3.0----1012.6- 22.4-----
09280330    E 2.0 3.0----1012.6- 22.3-----
09280320    E 2.0 3.0----1012.7- 22.4-----
09280310    E 2.0 2.0----1012.6- 22.4-- 18.56--
09280300    E 2.0 2.0 0.1---1012.6 +0.5 22.3 23.9----
09280250   ESE 2.0 2.0----1012.5- 22.2-----
09280240   ESE 1.0 2.0----1012.5- 22.2-----
09280230    E 1.0 2.0----1012.5- 22.1-----
09280220    E 1.0 2.0----1012.5- 22.1-----
09280210    E 1.0 2.0----1012.5- 22.1-- 18.47--
09280200    E 1.0 1.0 0.1---1012.5 +0.4 22.1 23.8----
09280150    E 1.0 2.0----1012.5- 22.1-----
09280140   ESE 2.0 2.0----1012.4- 22.0-----
09280130   ESE 2.0 3.0----1012.5- 22.0-----
09280120    SE 3.0 3.0----1012.5- 22.0-----
09280110    SE 3.0 4.0----1012.4- 21.8-- 18.28--
09280100    SE 3.0 4.0 0.1---1012.3 +0.3 21.8 24.1----
09280050   ESE 2.0 3.0----1012.1- 21.7-----
09280040   ESE 2.0 3.0----1012.1- 21.6-----
09280030    E 1.0 2.0----1012.2- 21.5-----
09280020   ESE 1.0 2.0----1012.2- 21.5-----
09280010   ESE 2.0 2.0----1012.1- 21.5-- 18.30--
09280000   ESE 2.0 2.0 0.1---1012.1 +0.5 21.3 24.1----
09272350   ESE 2.0 2.0----1012.1- 21.3-----
09272340   ESE 2.0 3.0----1012.1- 21.2-----
09272330    E 2.0 2.0----1012.1- 21.2-----
09272320    E 2.0 2.0----1012.1- 21.1-----
09272310   ESE 2.0 3.0----1012.1- 21.1-- 18.34--
09272300    E 2.0 3.0 0.1---1012.1 +0.4 21.0 24.2----
09272250    E 2.0 3.0----1012.1- 20.9-----
09272240   ESE 2.0 3.0----1012.1- 20.9-----
09272230   ESE 2.0 3.0----1012.2- 21.0-----
09272220   ESE 2.0 4.0----1012.1- 21.0-----
09272210   ESE 2.0 3.0----1012.0- 21.0-- 18.31--
09272200   ESE 2.0 3.0 0.1---1011.9 -0.3 20.9 24.2----
09272150   ESE 2.0 3.0----1011.9- 20.8-----
09272140    E 3.0 4.0----1011.8- 21.0-----
09272130    E 2.0 3.0----1011.8- 21.1-----
09272120   ENE 2.0 3.0----1011.7- 21.1-----
09272110   ENE 2.0 3.0----1011.6- 21.1-- 18.31--
09272100   ENE 2.0 3.0 0.1---1011.6 -0.8 21.1 24.2----
09272050    E 2.0 3.0----1011.6- 21.1-----
09272040   ENE 2.0 3.0----1011.6- 21.1-----
09272030   ENE 2.0 3.0----1011.6- 21.1-----
09272020   ENE 2.0 3.0----1011.6- 21.0-----
09272010    E 2.0 3.0----1011.7- 21.0-- 18.39--
09272000    E 2.0 3.0 0.1---1011.7 -1.6 21.0 24.3----
09271950    E 2.0 3.0----1011.8- 21.0-----
09271940    E 2.0 3.0----1011.9- 20.9-----
09271930    E 2.0 3.0----1012.0- 20.9-----
09271920    E 2.0 4.0----1012.1- 20.9-----
09271910    E 2.0 4.0----1012.1- 20.9-- 17.73--
09271900    E 3.0 3.0 0.1---1012.2 -1.8 20.9 23.7----
09271850    E 3.0 4.0----1012.1- 20.8-----
09271840    E 3.0 4.0----1012.1- 20.7-----
09271830   ENE 4.0 5.0----1012.1- 20.7-----
09271820    E 4.0 6.0----1012.2- 20.7-----
09271810    E 5.0 6.0----1012.2- 20.7-- 17.82--
09271800    E 4.0 5.0 0.1---1012.4 -1.9 20.7 23.8----
09271750    E 4.0 5.0----1012.6- 20.6-----
09271740   ENE 4.0 5.0----1012.7- 20.5-----
09271730   ENE 4.0 5.0----1012.9- 20.3-----
09271720    NE 4.0 5.0----1013.0- 20.1-----
09271710    NE 4.0 5.0----1013.2- 20.1-- 17.73--
09271700    NE 4.0 5.0 0.1---1013.3 -0.7 20.0 23.8----
09271650    NE 3.0 4.0----1013.5- 20.1-----

Ocean Conditions at 44042 as of
1700 GMT on 09/28/2016:

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):23.44 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):18.16 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 6.71 ppm
5-day plot - ChlorophyllChlorophyll (CLCON): 3.02 ug/l
5-day plot - TurbidityTurbidity (TURB): 3 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
09281600 1.023.28-17.94- 6.84 3.31 4--
09281500 1.023.55-18.29- 6.56 5.85 55--
09281400 1.023.60-18.39- 6.34 4.82 32--
09281300 1.023.65-18.45- 6.51 2.70 9--
09281200 1.023.91-18.48- 6.45 3.12 5--
09281100 1.023.87-18.38- 6.37 3.43 2--
09281000 1.023.90-18.34- 6.38 3.49 1--
09280900 1.023.86-18.22- 6.52 3.66 1--
09280800 1.023.82-18.08- 6.63 3.90 1--
09280700 1.023.81-18.18- 6.59 3.92 1--
09280600 1.023.78-18.31- 6.40 3.32 1--
09280500 1.023.43-18.39- 6.00 3.22 2--
09280400 1.023.64-18.40- 5.88 2.60 1--
09280300 1.023.86-18.56- 6.06 3.16 1--
09280200 1.023.83-18.47- 5.98 2.86 1--
09280100 1.024.14-18.28- 5.58 3.81 1--
09280000 1.024.15-18.30- 5.09 3.93 1--
09272300 1.024.22-18.34- 5.58 3.93 1--
09272200 1.024.22-18.31- 5.81 3.98 1--
09272100 1.024.22-18.31- 6.22 4.07 2--
09272000 1.024.28-18.39- 6.26 3.91 2--
09271900 1.023.68-17.73- 7.30 5.44 1--
09271800 1.023.78-17.82- 7.09 4.93 1--
09271700 1.023.77-17.73- 7.05 6.53 1--

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.