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

Station 44042
Large icon indicates selected station.
yellow diamond Stations with recent data
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 76.335 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
1030 GMT on 12/10/2016:
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): 8.0 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1031.3 mb
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 1.2 °C
5-day plot - Wind Chill Wind Chill (CHILL): -3.9 °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
12101020   WNW 6.0 8.0----1031.2- 1.2-----
12101010    NW 7.0 10.0----1031.2- 1.1-- 19.62--
12101000   WNW 7.0 9.0 0.6 3--1031.0 +0.4 1.1 9.0----
12100950   WNW 7.0 9.0----1031.0- 1.1-----
12100940   WNW 7.0 10.0----1031.0- 1.2-----
12100930   WNW 7.0 10.0----1031.0- 1.3-----
12100920   WNW 7.0 10.0----1030.9- 1.4-----
12100910    NW 9.0 13.0----1031.0- 1.7-- 19.61--
12100900    NW 10.0 13.0 0.7 3--1031.1 +1.1 1.7 8.9----
12100850    NW 10.0 12.0----1031.0- 1.8-----
12100840    NW 9.0 12.0----1030.9- 1.7-----
12100830    NW 10.0 13.0----1031.0- 1.8-----
12100820    NW 10.0 13.0----1031.0- 1.7-----
12100810    NW 10.0 13.0----1031.0- 1.9-- 19.60--
12100800    NW 9.0 12.0 0.8 3--1030.9 +0.7 2.0 8.9----
12100750    NW 10.0 13.0----1030.9- 1.8-----
12100740    NW 10.0 13.0----1030.8- 1.8-----
12100730   NNW 10.0 13.0----1030.7- 1.8-----
12100720   NNW 10.0 12.0----1030.6- 1.8-----
12100710   NNW 10.0 13.0----1030.5- 1.8-- 19.57--
12100700   NNW 10.0 13.0 0.8 3--1030.6 +0.5 1.7 8.8----
12100650   NNW 11.0 13.0----1030.4- 1.7-----
12100640   NNW 10.0 13.0----1030.2- 1.8-----
12100630   NNW 10.0 12.0----1030.0- 1.8-----
12100620    NW 10.0 13.0----1029.9- 1.8-----
12100610    NW 9.0 13.0----1029.8- 1.8-- 19.59--
12100600   NNW 9.0 12.0 0.8 3--1030.0 +0.5 1.7 8.8----
12100550   NNW 10.0 13.0----1029.8- 1.8-----
12100540   NNW 11.0 13.0----1029.9- 1.9-----
12100530    NW 10.0 13.0----1029.9- 2.0-----
12100520    NW 10.0 13.0----1030.1- 2.0-----
12100510    NW 10.0 12.0----1030.1- 1.9-- 19.59--
12100500    NW 10.0 13.0 0.8 3--1030.2 +1.0 2.1 8.8----
12100450    NW 10.0 13.0----1030.2- 2.0-----
12100440    NW 10.0 13.0----1030.2- 2.1-----
12100430    NW 10.0 12.0----1030.2- 2.0-----
12100420    NW 10.0 12.0----1030.2- 2.1-----
12100410    NW 9.0 12.0----1030.1- 2.2-- 19.59--
12100400    NW 9.0 15.0 0.8 3--1030.1 +1.0 2.0 9.0----
12100350    NW 10.0 12.0----1030.0- 2.0-----
12100340    NW 9.0 12.0----1029.9- 2.1-----
12100330    NW 9.0 12.0----1029.8- 2.0-----
12100320    NW 10.0 13.0----1029.7- 2.0-----
12100310    NW 10.0 12.0----1029.5- 2.0-- 19.58--
12100300   NNW 9.0 13.0 0.8 3--1029.5 +0.7 2.0 9.0----
12100250   NNW 9.0 13.0----1029.4- 2.0-----
12100240   NNW 10.0 12.0----1029.3- 2.2-----
12100230    NW 10.0 13.0----1029.2- 2.1-----
12100220    NW 11.0 14.0----1029.2- 2.1-----
12100210    NW 11.0 14.0----1029.2- 2.0-- 19.57--
12100200    NW 10.0 13.0 0.8 3--1029.2 +1.0 2.1 9.0----
12100150    NW 11.0 13.0----1029.1- 2.1-----
12100140   NNW 10.0 13.0----1028.8- 2.1-----
12100130   NNW 11.0 13.0----1028.6- 2.4-----
12100120   NNW 11.0 14.0----1028.5- 2.3-----
12100110   NNW 12.0 15.0----1028.6- 2.6-- 19.58--
12100100   NNW 12.0 14.0 0.9 3--1029.1 +1.7 2.7 9.1----
12100050    NW 12.0 15.0----1029.3- 2.8-----
12100040    NW 12.0 15.0----1029.3- 3.0-----
12100030   NNW 11.0 14.0----1029.3- 3.0-----
12100020   NNW 10.0 13.0----1029.0- 2.9-----
12100010   NNW 11.0 14.0----1029.0- 3.1-- 19.58--
12100000   NNW 11.0 14.0 0.8 3--1028.8 +2.1 3.3 9.2----
12092350   NNW 11.0 13.0----1028.8- 3.5-----
12092340   NNW 10.0 13.0----1028.8- 3.6-----
12092330   NNW 10.0 12.0----1028.7- 3.5-----
12092320    NW 10.0 12.0----1028.7- 3.7-----
12092310    NW 10.0 12.0----1028.3- 3.8-- 19.58--
12092300    NW 11.0 13.0 0.8 3--1028.2 +2.4 3.8 9.2----
12092250    NW 11.0 14.0----1028.0- 3.9-----
12092240    NW 10.0 13.0----1027.9- 4.0-----
12092230    NW 10.0 13.0----1027.7- 4.2-----
12092220    NW 11.0 13.0----1027.5- 4.2-----
12092210    NW 11.0 13.0----1027.5- 4.3-- 19.58--
12092200    NW 10.0 13.0 0.8 3--1027.3 +1.9 4.3 9.3----
12092150    NW 10.0 12.0----1027.3- 4.3-----
12092140    NW 11.0 13.0----1027.2- 4.5-----
12092130    NW 10.0 12.0----1027.0- 4.5-----
12092120    NW 10.0 13.0----1026.9- 4.5-----
12092110    NW 11.0 13.0----1026.8- 4.6-- 19.53--
12092100    NW 10.0 13.0 0.9 3--1026.6 +1.3 4.6 9.1----
12092050    NW 10.0 14.0----1026.5- 4.7-----
12092040    NW 10.0 13.0----1026.3- 4.6-----
12092030    NW 10.0 12.0----1026.1- 4.5-----
12092020    NW 10.0 13.0----1026.0- 4.5-----
12092010    NW 10.0 13.0----1025.8- 4.4-- 19.51--
12092000    NW 10.0 13.0 0.9 3--1025.8 +0.0 4.4 8.7----
12091950    NW 10.0 13.0----1025.8- 4.5-----
12091940    NW 11.0 14.0----1025.7- 4.4-----
12091930    NW 11.0 14.0----1025.7- 4.4-----
12091920    NW 11.0 14.0----1025.5- 4.4-----
12091910    NW 11.0 14.0----1025.4- 4.4-- 19.45--
12091900    NW 10.0 12.0 0.9 3--1025.4 -0.9 4.2 8.9----
12091850    NW 10.0 13.0----1025.4- 4.1-----
12091840    NW 10.0 13.0----1025.4- 4.0-----
12091830    NW 11.0 14.0----1025.3- 3.8-----
12091820    NW 11.0 14.0----1025.4- 3.8-----
12091810    NW 11.0 13.0----1025.4- 3.7-- 19.63--
12091800    NW 11.0 14.0 0.9 3--1025.4 -0.9 3.7 9.5----
12091750    NW 11.0 13.0----1025.3- 3.5-----
12091740    NW 11.0 14.0----1025.5- 3.4-----
12091730    NW 10.0 13.0----1025.6- 3.4-----
12091720    NW 10.0 13.0----1025.5- 3.1-----
12091710    NW 10.0 13.0----1025.6- 3.1-- 19.65--
12091700    NW 10.0 13.0 0.8 3--1025.7 +0.0 2.9 9.6----
12091650    NW 10.0 13.0----1025.8- 2.9-----
12091640    NW 10.0 13.0----1025.9- 2.7-----
12091630    NW 10.0 12.0----1026.1- 2.6-----
12091620    NW 9.0 13.0----1026.1- 2.6-----
12091610    NW 9.0 12.0----1026.3- 2.5-- 19.71--
12091600    NW 9.0 12.0 0.9 3--1026.4 +1.4 2.4 9.6----
12091550    NW 10.0 13.0----1026.5- 2.3-----
12091540    NW 10.0 12.0----1026.6- 2.2-----
12091530    NW 10.0 13.0----1026.6- 2.2-----
12091520    NW 10.0 12.0----1026.5- 2.2-----
12091510    NW 10.0 13.0----1026.3- 2.2-- 19.76--
12091500    NW 10.0 13.0 0.9 3--1026.3 +1.7 2.1 9.6----
12091450    NW 10.0 12.0----1026.2- 2.0-----
12091440    NW 10.0 13.0----1026.0- 2.0-----
12091430    NW 10.0 13.0----1026.0- 2.0-----
12091420   NNW 9.0 13.0----1026.1- 1.8-----
12091410   NNW 11.0 13.0----1026.1- 1.7-- 19.75--
12091400    NW 11.0 13.0 0.8 3--1025.9 +2.0 1.7 9.6----
12091350    NW 11.0 13.0----1025.9- 1.6-----
12091340   NNW 8.0 11.0----1025.6- 1.5-----
12091330   NNW 7.0 10.0----1025.4- 1.2-----
12091320   NNW 7.0 9.0----1025.3- 1.0-----
12091310   NNW 7.0 9.0----1025.1- 1.1-- 19.72--
12091300   NNW 8.0 11.0 0.8 3--1025.0 +2.0 1.1 9.6----
12091250   NNW 9.0 12.0----1025.0- 1.0-----
12091240   NNW 7.0 10.0----1024.8- 0.9-----
12091230   NNW 8.0 11.0----1024.8- 0.6-----
12091220   NNW 8.0 10.0----1024.7- 0.6-----
12091210   NNW 8.0 11.0----1024.7- 0.6-- 19.65--
12091200   NNW 8.0 12.0 0.9 4--1024.6- 1.0 9.6----
12091150   NNW 10.0 14.0----1024.5- 1.2-----
12091140   NNW 11.0 15.0----1024.5- 1.2-----
12091130   NNW 11.0 14.0----1024.3- 1.2-----
12091120   NNW 12.0 15.0----1024.2- 1.2-----
12091110    NW 12.0 14.0----1024.0- 1.1-- 19.63--
12091100    NW 12.0 14.0 0.9 3--1023.8 +1.0 1.2 9.6----
12091050    NW 11.0 14.0----1023.8- 1.3-----
12091040    NW 12.0 15.0----1023.8- 1.3-----
12091030    NW 12.0 15.0----1023.6- 1.4-----
12091020    NW 13.0 15.0----1023.3- 1.5-----
12091010    NW 12.0 14.0----1023.1- 1.6-- 19.61--
12091000    NW 12.0 15.0 0.9 3--1023.0 +0.5 1.6 9.6----
12090950   NNW 12.0 15.0----1023.1- 1.6-----

Ocean Conditions at 44042 as of
1000 GMT on 12/10/2016:

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): 8.96 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):19.62 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 8.91 ppm
5-day plot - ChlorophyllChlorophyll (CLCON):11.72 ug/l
5-day plot - TurbidityTurbidity (TURB): 5 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
12100900 1.0 8.95-19.61- 8.9311.32 5--
12100800 1.0 8.95-19.60- 8.9711.07 5--
12100700 1.0 8.80-19.57- 9.0510.20 6--
12100600 1.0 8.85-19.59- 8.97 9.99 6--
12100500 1.0 8.82-19.59- 8.78 9.50 4--
12100400 1.0 8.97-19.59- 8.7210.63 6--
12100300 1.0 9.03-19.58- 8.7310.78 6--
12100200 1.0 8.99-19.57- 8.7610.74 5--
12100100 1.0 9.11-19.58- 8.7610.97 4--
12100000 1.0 9.19-19.58- 8.7411.06 5--
12092300 1.0 9.22-19.58- 8.7511.09 5--
12092200 1.0 9.28-19.58- 8.7511.12 5--
12092100 1.0 9.05-19.53- 8.82 9.63 4--
12092000 1.0 8.70-19.51- 8.85 6.28 5--
12091900 1.0 8.91-19.45- 8.82 5.15 5--
12091800 1.0 9.46-19.63- 8.70 4.66 4--
12091700 1.0 9.62-19.65- 8.70 5.92 4--
12091600 1.0 9.58-19.71- 8.61 5.25 3--
12091500 1.0 9.62-19.76- 8.58 8.36 3--
12091400 1.0 9.61-19.75- 8.55 9.53 3--
12091300 1.0 9.60-19.72- 8.53 9.45 3--
12091200 1.0 9.59-19.65- 8.51 9.11 3--
12091100 1.0 9.63-19.63- 8.53 8.82 3--
12091000 1.0 9.56-19.61- 8.52 8.05 3--

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.