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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
0120 GMT on 10/22/2014:
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): NW ( 310 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 8.0 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Gust Wind Gust (GST): 10.0 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1010.6 mb
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 16.4 °C
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 10 meters (WSPD10M): 10 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 20 meters (WSPD20M): 11 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
10220100    N 3.0 4.0 0.1---1010.2 +1.3 16.3 18.7- 16.50--
10220050    N 2.0 4.0----1010.0- 16.6-- 16.50--
10220040   ENE 1.0 1.0----1009.7- 16.5-----
10220030   - 0.0 1.0----1009.8- 16.5-----
10220020   WSW 1.0 3.0----1009.9- 16.7-----
10220010   SSW 5.0 7.0----1009.9- 17.4-- 16.21--
10220000   SSW 5.0 7.0 0.1---1009.6 +0.9 18.5 18.7- 16.21--
10212350    S 3.0 5.0----1009.3- 18.5-- 16.21--
10212340    S 2.0 3.0----1009.1- 18.5-----
10212330   SSE 3.0 3.0----1009.1- 18.5-----
10212320   SSE 2.0 3.0----1009.1- 18.5-----
10212310   SSE 3.0 4.0----1009.1- 18.5-- 15.74--
10212300   SSE 4.0 4.0 0.1---1009.1 +0.5 18.6 18.5- 15.74--
10212250    SE 3.0 4.0----1008.9- 18.6-- 15.74--
10212240    SE 3.0 3.0----1008.8- 18.5-----
10212230   ESE 3.0 3.0----1008.7- 18.4-----
10212220   ESE 2.0 3.0----1008.8- 18.3-----
10212210    SE 3.0 3.0----1009.0- 18.4-- 15.59--
10212200   ESE 3.0 4.0 0.1---1008.9 +0.0 18.4 18.6- 15.59--
10212150   ESE 3.0 3.0----1008.9- 18.3-- 15.59--
10212140    SE 3.0 4.0----1008.8- 18.3-----
10212130    SE 4.0 4.0----1008.8- 18.3-----
10212120    SE 4.0 4.0----1008.7- 18.5-----
10212110   ESE 3.0 4.0----1008.7- 18.8-- 15.24--
10212100    E 3.0 3.0 0.1---1008.7- 18.9 18.6- 15.24--
10212050    E 3.0 4.0----1008.7- 18.9-- 15.24--
10212040    E 3.0 4.0----1008.8- 18.9-----
10212030    E 3.0 3.0----1008.9- 18.9-----
10212020   ENE 3.0 4.0----1008.8- 18.9-----
10212010   ENE 3.0 4.0----1008.7- 18.8-- 14.98--
10212000   ENE 3.0 4.0 0.1---1008.6 -1.4 18.7 18.7- 14.98--
10211950   ENE 3.0 4.0----1008.7- 18.8-- 14.98--
10211940   ENE 3.0 4.0----1008.7- 18.9-----
10211930   ENE 3.0 5.0----1008.6- 18.9-----
10211920    NE 4.0 5.0----1008.6- 18.9-----
10211910    NE 3.0 4.0----1008.8- 18.9-- 15.16--
10211900   ENE 3.0 4.0 0.1---1008.8- 18.9 18.6- 15.16--
10211850    NE 3.0 4.0----1008.8- 18.8-- 15.16--
10211840    NE 3.0 4.0----1008.8- 18.5-----
10211830   ENE 3.0 3.0----1008.9- 18.1-----
10211810    E 2.0 3.0----1009.3- 17.8-----
10211750    N 1.0 2.0----1009.6- 18.0-----
10211740    NW 2.0 2.0----1009.6- 17.8-----
10211730    NW 3.0 3.0----1009.6- 17.7-----
10211720    NW 3.0 3.0----1009.7- 17.6-----
10211710    NW 3.0 3.0----1009.9- 17.4-- 15.17--
10211700   WNW 3.0 4.0 0.1---1010.0 -1.6 17.2 18.5- 15.17--
10211650   WNW 3.0 3.0----1010.1- 17.1-- 15.17--
10211640   WNW 3.0 4.0----1010.2- 16.9-----
10211630   WNW 3.0 4.0----1010.4- 16.8-----
10211620   WNW 3.0 4.0----1010.5- 16.7-----
10211610    NW 3.0 3.0----1010.5- 16.7-----
10211550    NW 2.0 3.0----1010.6- 16.5-----
10211540   WNW 3.0 4.0----1010.8- 16.5-----
10211530   WNW 3.0 4.0----1010.9- 16.4-----
10211510   WNW 3.0 4.0----1010.8- 16.3-- 15.24--
10211500    W 3.0 4.0 0.3 2--1010.9 +0.0 16.1 18.2- 15.24--
10211450    W 3.0 4.0----1010.9- 16.1-- 15.24--
10211440    W 4.0 4.0----1011.0- 16.1-----
10211430    W 4.0 5.0----1011.1- 16.1-----
10211420    W 4.0 5.0----1011.4- 16.1-----
10211410    W 4.0 5.0----1011.5- 16.0-- 15.35--
10211400    W 4.0 5.0 0.3 2--1011.6 +1.0 15.9 18.2- 15.35--
10211350   WSW 4.0 4.0----1011.5- 15.8-- 15.35--
10211340   WSW 3.0 4.0----1011.5- 15.9-----
10211330   WSW 3.0 4.0----1011.5- 15.9-----
10211320   WSW 4.0 5.0----1011.5- 16.0-----
10211310   WSW 3.0 4.0----1011.6- 16.0-- 15.24--
10211300   WSW 3.0 4.0 0.3 2--1011.6 +1.1 15.7 18.1- 15.24--
10211250   WSW 4.0 5.0----1011.6- 15.7-- 15.24--
10211240    SW 5.0 6.0----1011.5- 15.7-----
10211230   WSW 6.0 6.0----1011.3- 15.8-----
10211220    SW 6.0 7.0----1011.0- 15.7-----
10211210    SW 6.0 7.0----1011.0- 15.6-- 15.08--
10211200    SW 5.0 6.0 0.3 2--1010.9 +0.0 15.9 18.0- 15.08--
10211150   WSW 4.0 6.0----1010.7- 16.0-- 15.08--
10211140   WSW 5.0 7.0----1010.6- 16.0-----
10211130   WSW 6.0 6.0----1010.6- 16.0-----
10211120   WSW 6.0 6.0----1010.7- 16.1-----
10211110   WSW 5.0 6.0----1010.7- 16.3-- 14.86--
10211100   WSW 5.0 6.0 0.3 2--1010.6 -0.7 16.4 17.9- 14.86--
10211050   WSW 5.0 6.0----1010.6- 16.4-- 14.86--
10211040   WSW 5.0 7.0----1010.6- 16.4-----
10211030   WSW 5.0 7.0----1010.5- 16.3-----
10211020   WSW 6.0 7.0----1010.5- 16.4-----
10211010   WSW 5.0 7.0----1010.5- 16.5-- 14.82--
10211000   WSW 6.0 7.0 0.3 2--1010.5 -1.7 16.5 17.9- 14.82--
10210950   WSW 6.0 7.0----1010.5- 16.5-- 14.82--
10210940   WSW 5.0 6.0----1010.6- 16.6-----
10210930   WSW 5.0 6.0----1010.7- 16.6-----
10210920   WSW 5.0 6.0----1010.7- 16.6-----
10210910   WSW 5.0 6.0----1010.8- 16.7-- 14.81--
10210900   WSW 5.0 7.0 0.3 2--1010.9 -1.9 16.7 18.0- 14.81--
10210850   WSW 6.0 7.0----1010.9- 16.7-- 14.81--
10210840   WSW 6.0 7.0----1011.0- 16.8-----
10210830    SW 6.0 7.0----1011.0- 16.8-----
10210820    SW 6.0 8.0----1011.1- 16.9-----
10210810    SW 6.0 7.0----1011.2- 16.9-- 14.82--
10210800    SW 6.0 7.0 0.3 2--1011.4 -1.7 16.9 18.1- 14.82--
10210750    SW 5.0 7.0----1011.5- 16.8-- 14.82--
10210740   SSW 4.0 5.0----1011.7- 16.8-----
10210730   SSW 4.0 5.0----1011.7- 16.7-----
10210720   SSW 4.0 5.0----1011.8- 16.6-----
10210710   SSW 4.0 4.0----1012.0- 16.5-- 15.06--
10210700   SSW 4.0 5.0 0.3 2--1012.2 -1.7 16.6 18.3- 15.06--
10210650    SW 4.0 5.0----1012.4- 16.5-- 15.06--
10210640   WSW 4.0 5.0----1012.5- 16.5-----
10210630   WSW 5.0 6.0----1012.6- 16.5-----
10210620   WSW 6.0 6.0----1012.7- 16.6-----
10210610    SW 5.0 7.0----1012.6- 16.7-- 15.08--
10210600    SW 5.0 7.0 0.3 3--1012.8 -1.7 16.7 18.3- 15.08--
10210550   SSW 5.0 7.0----1012.7- 16.7-- 15.08--
10210540   SSW 5.0 7.0----1012.7- 16.9-----
10210530   SSW 6.0 7.0----1012.8- 16.9-----
10210520   SSW 6.0 7.0----1012.9- 17.0-----
10210510   SSW 5.0 6.0----1013.0- 16.9-- 15.03--
10210500   SSW 5.0 7.0 0.3 3--1013.1 -1.5 16.9 18.4- 15.03--
10210450   SSW 5.0 6.0----1013.3- 16.8-- 15.03--
10210440   SSW 5.0 6.0----1013.4- 16.6-----
10210430   SSW 5.0 7.0----1013.5- 16.5-----
10210420   SSW 5.0 6.0----1013.6- 16.4-----
10210410   SSW 5.0 6.0----1013.8- 16.4-- 15.02--
10210400   SSW 5.0 5.0 0.3 3--1013.9 -1.0 16.4 18.5- 15.02--
10210350   SSW 4.0 5.0----1014.0- 16.4-- 15.02--
10210340   SSW 4.0 5.0----1014.0- 16.3-----
10210330   SSW 4.0 5.0----1014.1- 16.3-----
10210320   SSW 5.0 5.0----1014.3- 16.3-----
10210310   SSW 5.0 6.0----1014.4- 16.5-----
10210300   SSW 5.0 6.0 0.3 3--1014.5 -0.4 16.6 18.6----
10210250   SSW 5.0 6.0----1014.4- 16.7-----
10210240   SSW 5.0 6.0----1014.4- 16.8-----
10210230   SSW 5.0 6.0----1014.5- 17.0-----
10210220   SSW 5.0 7.0----1014.6- 17.2-----
10210210   SSW 6.0 7.0----1014.6- 17.2-- 14.93--
10210200    S 5.0 6.0 0.3 3--1014.6 +0.0 17.1 18.6- 14.93--
10210150   SSW 5.0 6.0----1014.7- 17.1-- 14.93--
10210140   SSW 5.0 6.0----1014.7- 17.0-----
10210130   SSW 5.0 6.0----1014.8- 17.0-----
10210120   SSW 5.0 6.0----1014.8- 17.0-----
10210110   SSW 5.0 6.0----1014.8- 16.9-- 14.92--
10210100   SSW 5.0 6.0 0.3 3--1014.9 +0.4 16.9 18.7- 14.92--
10210050   SSW 5.0 6.0----1015.0- 16.9-- 14.92--

Ocean Conditions at 44042 as of
0100 GMT on 10/22/2014:

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):18.73 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):16.50 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM):14.91 ppm
5-day plot - ChlorophyllChlorophyll (CLCON): 3.15 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
10220000 1.018.68-16.21-14.95 3.64 1--
10212300 1.018.53-15.74-15.05 4.31 1--
10212200 1.018.62-15.59-15.04 4.00 1--
10212100 1.018.62-15.24-15.07 4.25 1--
10212000 1.018.66-14.98-15.08 3.39 1--
10211900 1.018.64-15.16-15.06 3.17 1--
10211700 1.018.53-15.17- 9.29 2.82 1--
10211500 1.018.19-15.24- 8.43 5.18 1--
10211400 1.018.19-15.35- 8.33 5.45 1--
10211300 1.018.09-15.24- 8.32 5.26 1--
10211200 1.018.03-15.08- 8.37 5.04 1--
10211100 1.017.94-14.86- 8.52 4.71 1--
10211000 1.017.95-14.82- 8.55 4.79 1--
10210900 1.017.97-14.81- 8.56 4.85 1--
10210800 1.018.15-14.82- 8.51 4.95 1--
10210700 1.018.27-15.06- 8.48 4.96 1--
10210600 1.018.34-15.08- 8.53 5.38 1--
10210500 1.018.45-15.03- 8.57 6.11 2--
10210400 1.018.51-15.02- 8.56 5.77 1--
10210200 1.018.61-14.93- 8.63 5.69 1--
10210100 1.018.66-14.92- 8.62 5.85 2--

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.