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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
1210 GMT on 11/21/2014:
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): N ( 350 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): 1026.2 mb
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 0.9 °C
5-day plot - Salinity Salinity (SAL): 17.25 psu
5-day plot - Wind Chill Wind Chill (CHILL): -5.2 °C
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 10 meters (WSPD10M): 9 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 20 meters (WSPD20M): 10 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
11211200    N 7.0 9.0 0.5 3--1026.0 +3.2 0.9 9.2- 17.25--
11211150    N 7.0 10.0----1025.9- 1.2-- 17.25--
11211140    N 8.0 11.0----1025.7- 1.5-----
11211130    N 7.0 9.0----1025.6- 1.4-----
11211120    N 6.0 8.0----1025.3- 1.4-----
11211110    N 6.0 7.0----1025.2- 1.4-- 17.25--
11211100    N 6.0 8.0 0.5 3--1025.1 +3.1 1.5 9.1- 17.25--
11211050    N 6.0 7.0----1024.9- 1.4-- 17.25--
11211040    N 6.0 7.0----1024.7- 1.5-----
11211030    N 6.0 8.0----1024.6- 1.5-----
11211020    N 6.0 9.0----1024.4- 1.5-----
11211010    N 6.0 7.0----1024.1- 1.7-- 17.35--
11211000    N 6.0 8.0 0.5 3--1024.0 +3.3 1.7 9.6- 17.35--
11210950    N 6.0 7.0----1023.8- 1.6-- 17.35--
11210940   NNW 6.0 8.0----1023.6- 1.8-----
11210930    N 6.0 8.0----1023.4- 1.8-----
11210920    N 7.0 10.0----1023.2- 1.9-----
11210910    N 7.0 9.0----1023.0- 2.0-- 17.26--
11210900    N 7.0 10.0 0.5 3--1022.8 +3.2 2.2 9.5- 17.26--
11210850    N 7.0 9.0----1022.7- 2.4-- 17.26--
11210840    N 8.0 10.0----1022.6- 2.4-----
11210830   NNW 7.0 10.0----1022.4- 2.6-----
11210820    N 7.0 10.0----1022.3- 2.7-----
11210810    N 6.0 9.0----1022.1- 2.8-----
11210800    N 4.0 5.0 0.4 2--1022.0 +3.4 2.9 9.5----
11210750    N 5.0 6.0----1021.8- 3.1-----
11210740    N 5.0 7.0----1021.6- 3.2-----
11210720    N 6.0 8.0----1021.3- 3.4-----
11210710    N 4.0 6.0----1020.9- 3.4-- 17.05--
11210700    N 4.0 5.0 0.4 2--1020.6 +2.9 3.4 9.5- 17.05--
11210650    N 4.0 5.0----1020.5- 3.5-- 17.05--
11210640    N 5.0 6.0----1020.3- 3.7-----
11210630    N 5.0 6.0----1020.2- 3.8-----
11210620    N 4.0 7.0----1020.0- 4.1-----
11210610    N 4.0 5.0----1019.8- 4.3-- 17.02--
11210600    N 4.0 5.0 0.4 2--1019.6 +2.2 4.5 9.6- 17.02--
11210550    N 4.0 6.0----1019.4- 4.5-- 17.02--
11210540    N 4.0 5.0----1019.3- 4.5-----
11210530    N 4.0 5.0----1019.1- 4.8-----
11210520    N 5.0 6.0----1019.0- 5.2-----
11210510    N 6.0 7.0----1018.8- 5.5-- 17.02--
11210500   NNW 6.0 7.0 0.4 2--1018.5 +2.3 5.7 9.5- 17.02--
11210450   NNW 6.0 7.0----1018.4- 5.8-- 17.02--
11210440   NNW 5.0 6.0----1018.3- 5.9-----
11210430   NNW 5.0 6.0----1018.1- 5.9-----
11210420   NNW 5.0 6.0----1018.0- 6.1-----
11210410   NNW 6.0 7.0----1017.9- 6.2-- 17.01--
11210400   NNW 6.0 7.0 0.4 2--1017.8 +3.0 6.3 9.6- 17.01--
11210350    N 6.0 7.0----1017.8- 6.3-- 17.01--
11210340    N 6.0 7.0----1017.7- 6.5-----
11210330    N 5.0 6.0----1017.6- 6.6-----
11210320    N 5.0 6.0----1017.5- 6.8-----
11210310    N 5.0 6.0----1017.5- 7.0-- 17.01--
11210300    N 6.0 7.0 0.4 2--1017.4 +3.5 7.1 9.6- 17.01--
11210250    N 6.0 8.0----1017.2- 7.3-- 17.01--
11210240    N 6.0 7.0----1017.0- 7.6-----
11210230    N 5.0 7.0----1016.8- 7.8-----
11210220    N 6.0 7.0----1016.6- 8.1-----
11210210    N 6.0 7.0----1016.5- 8.5-- 16.99--
11210200   NNE 5.0 6.0 0.4 2--1016.3 +2.8 8.9 9.7- 16.99--
11210150    N 5.0 8.0----1016.1- 9.6-- 16.99--
11210140   WNW 6.0 8.0----1015.6- 9.7-----
11210130    W 6.0 8.0----1015.1- 9.7-----
11210120    W 6.0 7.0----1014.9- 9.7-----
11210110    W 6.0 7.0----1014.8- 9.8-- 16.99--
11210100    W 6.0 7.0 0.4 2--1014.7 +1.9 10.0 9.8- 16.99--
11210050    W 6.0 7.0----1014.6- 10.1-- 16.99--
11210040   WSW 6.0 7.0----1014.5- 10.3-----
11210030   WSW 6.0 7.0----1014.3- 10.4-----
11210020   WSW 6.0 8.0----1014.2- 10.5-----
11210010   WSW 6.0 7.0----1014.1- 10.4-- 16.98--
11210000   WSW 6.0 7.0 0.5 3--1013.9 +1.7 10.3 9.8- 16.98--
11202350   WSW 6.0 7.0----1013.9- 10.4-- 16.98--
11202340   WSW 6.0 7.0----1013.7- 10.4-----
11202330   WSW 5.0 6.0----1013.6- 10.5-----
11202320   WSW 5.0 6.0----1013.7- 10.5-----
11202310   WSW 5.0 6.0----1013.6- 10.6-- 16.99--
11202300   WSW 5.0 6.0 0.5 3--1013.5 +1.4 10.7 9.7- 16.99--
11202250   WSW 5.0 6.0----1013.5- 10.8-- 16.99--
11202240   WSW 5.0 6.0----1013.3- 10.8-----
11202230   WSW 5.0 6.0----1013.2- 10.9-----
11202220   WSW 5.0 6.0----1013.0- 11.1-----
11202210   WSW 6.0 7.0----1013.0- 11.2-- 17.02--
11202200    W 6.0 7.0 0.5 3--1012.9 +0.0 11.3 9.7- 17.02--
11202150    W 6.0 7.0----1012.9- 11.2-- 17.02--
11202140    W 6.0 7.0----1012.8- 11.4-----
11202120    W 7.0 9.0----1012.6- 11.6-----
11202110    W 7.0 9.0----1012.4- 11.7-- 17.10--
11202100    W 9.0 11.0----1012.2 -1.2 11.8 9.7- 17.10--
11202050    W 7.0 10.0----1012.2- 11.7-- 17.10--
11202040    W 7.0 9.0----1012.1- 11.8-----
11202030    W 9.0 11.0----1012.0- 11.8-----
11202020    W 8.0 11.0----1012.0- 11.8-----
11202010    W 7.0 9.0----1012.1- 11.7-- 17.27--
11202000    W 7.0 9.0----1012.1 -2.2 11.7 9.7- 17.27--
11201950    W 7.0 9.0----1012.1- 11.7-- 17.27--
11201940    W 8.0 11.0----1012.3- 11.6-----
11201930    W 7.0 11.0----1012.4- 11.5-----
11201920    W 7.0 9.0----1012.5- 11.4-----
11201910    W 8.0 9.0----1012.5- 11.2-- 17.29--
11201900    W 7.0 9.0----1012.7 -2.8 11.2 9.8- 17.29--
11201850    W 8.0 10.0----1012.8- 11.1-- 17.29--
11201840    W 9.0 11.0----1012.9- 11.0-----
11201830    W 8.0 11.0----1012.8- 11.0-----
11201820    W 8.0 10.0----1013.1- 10.9-----
11201810    W 7.0 10.0----1013.1- 10.8-- 17.31--
11201800    W 7.0 9.0 0.6 3--1013.4 -2.7 10.6 9.8- 17.31--
11201750    W 8.0 11.0----1013.5- 10.6-- 17.31--
11201740    W 8.0 11.0----1013.7- 10.5-----
11201730    W 8.0 10.0----1013.9- 10.5-----
11201720    W 8.0 10.0----1013.9- 10.5-----
11201710    W 9.0 13.0----1014.0- 10.5-- 17.30--
11201700    W 7.0 11.0 0.6 3--1014.3 -2.3 10.3 9.8- 17.30--
11201650   WSW 7.0 8.0----1014.5- 10.1-- 17.30--
11201640   WSW 8.0 9.0----1015.1- 10.0-----
11201630    W 8.0 10.0----1015.3- 10.0-----
11201620   WSW 8.0 10.0----1015.4- 9.9-----
11201610   WSW 8.0 9.0----1015.5- 9.7-- 17.32--
11201600   WSW 8.0 10.0 0.6 3--1015.5 -0.6 9.5 9.7- 17.32--
11201550   WSW 7.0 8.0----1015.6- 9.2-- 17.32--
11201540   WSW 7.0 9.0----1015.8- 8.9-----
11201530   WSW 8.0 10.0----1016.0- 8.7-----
11201520   WSW 7.0 9.0----1016.0- 8.5-----
11201510   WSW 8.0 10.0----1016.0- 8.2-- 17.11--
11201500   WSW 8.0 10.0 0.6 3--1016.0 +0.0 8.0 9.5- 17.11--
11201450   WSW 8.0 10.0----1016.1- 7.7-- 17.11--
11201440   WSW 9.0 10.0----1016.4- 7.6-----
11201430   WSW 9.0 10.0----1016.7- 7.5-----
11201420   WSW 9.0 11.0----1016.5- 7.3-----
11201410   WSW 9.0 12.0----1016.6- 7.1-- 17.04--
11201400   WSW 9.0 11.0 0.7 3--1016.6 +0.5 6.8 9.6- 17.04--
11201350   WSW 9.0 11.0----1016.4- 6.4-- 17.04--
11201340   WSW 9.0 11.0----1016.4- 6.2-----
11201330   WSW 9.0 11.0----1016.3- 5.9-----
11201320   WSW 9.0 11.0----1016.1- 5.7-----
11201310   WSW 10.0 11.0----1016.1- 5.5-- 17.02--
11201300   WSW 10.0 12.0 0.7 3--1016.1 +0.0 5.5 9.6- 17.02--
11201250   WSW 10.0 11.0----1016.1- 5.3-- 17.02--
11201240   WSW 10.0 13.0----1016.1- 5.3-----
11201230   WSW 10.0 13.0----1016.2- 5.4-----
11201220   WSW 11.0 13.0----1016.1- 5.3-----
11201210   WSW 11.0 13.0----1016.0- 5.1-- 17.03--
11201200   WSW 11.0 13.0 0.7 3--1015.9 -0.6 5.1 9.7- 17.03--
11201150   WSW 11.0 13.0----1016.0- 5.1-- 17.03--

Ocean Conditions at 44042 as of
1200 GMT on 11/21/2014:

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): 9.18 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):17.25 psu
5-day plot - ChlorophyllChlorophyll (CLCON): 5.13 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
11211100 1.0 9.09-17.25-- 4.79 2--
11211000 1.0 9.55-17.35-- 4.60 1--
11210900 1.0 9.50-17.26-- 4.54 1--
11210700 1.0 9.52-17.05-- 4.98 1--
11210600 1.0 9.59-17.02-- 4.81 1--
11210500 1.0 9.53-17.02-- 4.92 1--
11210400 1.0 9.56-17.01-- 5.13 1--
11210300 1.0 9.58-17.01-- 5.11 1--
11210200 1.0 9.72-16.99-- 4.99 1--
11210100 1.0 9.79-16.99-- 5.48 2--
11210000 1.0 9.75-16.98-- 5.60 2--
11202300 1.0 9.70-16.99-- 5.72 1--
11202200 1.0 9.67-17.02-- 5.72 1--
11202100 1.0 9.66-17.10-- 5.35 1--
11202000 1.0 9.73-17.27-- 3.28 1--
11201900 1.0 9.82-17.29-- 2.93 1--
11201800 1.0 9.81-17.31-- 2.75 2--
11201700 1.0 9.78-17.30-- 2.95 2--
11201600 1.0 9.67-17.32-- 2.85 2--
11201500 1.0 9.49-17.11-- 3.20 1--
11201400 1.0 9.55-17.04-- 3.40 1--
11201300 1.0 9.62-17.02-- 5.17 1--
11201200 1.0 9.69-17.03-- 5.66 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.