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

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

Station 44042
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Conditions at 44042 as of
0530 GMT on 09/23/2017:
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): NNW ( 330 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 4.0 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Gust Wind Gust (GST): 4.0 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1015.2 mb
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 23.8 °C
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 10 meters (WSPD10M): 4 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 20 meters (WSPD20M): 5 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
09230520 NNW 4.0 4.0----1015.1- 23.8-----
09230510  NW 4.0 4.0 0.1---1015.1- 23.9-- 14.47--
09230500 NNW 3.0 4.0 0.1---1015.2 +0.0 23.9 24.4----
09230450 NNW 3.0 4.0 0.1---1015.1- 23.9-----
09230440 NNW 3.0 4.0----1015.1- 23.9-----
09230430  N 3.0 4.0----1015.1- 23.9-----
09230420 NNW 3.0 4.0----1015.1- 24.0-----
09230410  NW 3.0 3.0----1015.2- 24.0-- 14.52--
09230400  NW 3.0 3.0----1015.1 +0.0 24.0 24.5----
09230350  NW 3.0 4.0----1015.1- 24.2-----
09230340  NW 3.0 4.0----1015.2- 24.2-----
09230330  NW 3.0 4.0----1015.3- 24.3-----
09230320  NW 3.0 4.0----1015.3- 24.3-----
09230310  NW 3.0 4.0----1015.3- 24.4-- 14.53--
09230300  NW 4.0 4.0----1015.3 +0.6 24.4 24.6----
09230250  NW 3.0 4.0----1015.2- 24.4-----
09230240  NW 3.0 4.0----1015.3- 24.4-----
09230230  NW 3.0 3.0----1015.4- 24.5-----
09230220  NW 3.0 3.0----1015.4- 24.5-----
09230210  NW 3.0 3.0 0.1---1015.3- 24.5-- 14.54--
09230200  NW 3.0 3.0 0.1---1015.2 +0.7 24.5 24.5----
09230150 WNW 3.0 4.0----1015.2- 24.5-----
09230140 WNW 3.0 4.0----1015.2- 24.5-----
09230130 WNW 3.0 3.0----1015.2- 24.5-----
09230120  NW 3.0 3.0----1015.1- 24.5-----
09230110  NW 2.0 3.0----1015.0- 24.6-- 14.48--
09230100  NW 2.0 2.0----1015.1 +0.6 24.8 24.7----
09230050  NW 2.0 3.0----1015.0- 24.7-----
09230040  NW 2.0 3.0----1015.0- 24.8-----
09230030  NW 2.0 2.0----1014.8- 24.8-----
09230020  NW 2.0 3.0----1014.8- 24.8-----
09230010 NNW 2.0 3.0 0.2---1014.7- 24.9-- 14.47--
09230000  NW 3.0 3.0 0.2---1014.6 +0.5 25.0 24.6----
09222350  NW 3.0 4.0 0.2---1014.6- 25.0-----
09222340  NW 3.0 4.0----1014.5- 25.0-----
09222320  NW 3.0 4.0----1014.5- 25.1-----
09222310  NW 3.0 4.0 0.2---1014.5- 25.1-- 14.80--
09222300  NW 4.0 4.0 0.3 2--1014.5 +0.0 25.2 24.2----
09222250  NW 4.0 5.0 0.2---1014.5- 25.2-----
09222240  NW 4.0 5.0----1014.5- 25.3-----
09222230  NW 4.0 5.0----1014.5- 25.3-----
09222220  NW 4.0 5.0----1014.5- 25.4-----
09222210 WNW 5.0 6.0 0.3---1014.5- 25.5-- 14.44--
09222200 WNW 5.0 6.0 0.3 2--1014.5 -0.7 25.5 24.7----
09222150 WNW 5.0 6.0 0.3---1014.6- 25.6-----
09222140 WNW 5.0 6.0----1014.5- 25.6-----
09222130 WNW 5.0 6.0----1014.4- 25.7-----
09222120 WNW 4.0 5.0----1014.2- 25.7-----
09222110 WNW 5.0 6.0 0.3---1014.1- 25.8-- 14.47--
09222100 WNW 5.0 6.0 0.3 2--1014.2 -1.8 25.8 24.9----
09222050 WNW 5.0 6.0 0.3---1014.2- 25.7-----
09222040 WNW 5.0 5.0----1014.2- 25.7-----
09222030 WNW 5.0 6.0----1014.3- 25.7-----
09222020 WNW 5.0 6.0----1014.3- 25.7-----
09222010 WNW 6.0 7.0 0.2---1014.3- 25.8-- 14.28--
09222000 WNW 6.0 7.0 0.2---1014.4 -2.0 25.7 25.0----
09221950  NW 5.0 6.0 0.2---1014.5- 25.7-----
09221940  NW 5.0 6.0----1014.6- 25.8-----
09221930  NW 4.0 6.0----1014.8- 25.7-----
09221920 NNW 4.0 5.0----1015.0- 25.7-----
09221910  N 1.0 4.0 0.1---1015.2- 25.5-- 14.30--
09221900 NNE 1.0 2.0 0.1---1015.2 -1.7 25.5 25.1----
09221850 - 0.0 0.0 0.1---1015.4- 25.5-----
09221840 - 0.0 1.0----1015.4- 25.3-----
09221830 - 0.0 0.0----1015.6- 25.1-----
09221820 - 0.0 1.0----1015.7- 24.9-----
09221810 - 0.0 1.0 0.1---1015.9- 24.8-- 14.57--
09221800  NW 1.0 2.0 0.1---1016.0 -1.4 24.6 24.7----
09221750 WNW 3.0 4.0 0.1---1015.9- 24.3-----
09221740 WNW 3.0 4.0----1015.9- 24.2-----
09221730 WNW 3.0 4.0----1016.0- 24.3-----
09221720 WNW 3.0 4.0----1016.2- 24.5-----
09221710 WNW 3.0 4.0 0.1---1016.3- 24.6-- 14.36--
09221700 WNW 3.0 3.0 0.1---1016.4 -1.0 24.5 24.6----
09221650 WNW 2.0 3.0 0.1---1016.6- 24.5-----
09221640 WNW 2.0 2.0----1016.7- 24.6-----
09221630 WNW 1.0 2.0----1016.8- 24.5-----
09221620 WNW 1.0 2.0----1016.9- 24.5-----
09221610  N 1.0 2.0 0.1---1016.9- 24.6-- 14.33--
09221600  NE 1.0 2.0 0.1---1016.9 +0.0 24.5 24.6----
09221550  NE 2.0 3.0 0.1---1017.0- 24.3-----
09221540  NE 3.0 3.0----1017.0- 24.1-----
09221530  NE 3.0 3.0----1017.1- 24.1-----
09221520 NNE 3.0 4.0----1017.2- 24.0-----
09221510 NNE 3.0 4.0 0.1---1017.3- 23.9-- 14.32--
09221500 NNE 3.0 4.0 0.1---1017.4 +1.0 23.7 24.3----
09221450 NNE 3.0 4.0 0.1---1017.3- 23.6-----
09221440 NNE 3.0 5.0----1017.4- 23.6-----
09221430 NNE 3.0 4.0----1017.4- 23.6-----
09221420 NNE 3.0 4.0----1017.4- 23.7-----
09221410 NNE 3.0 4.0 0.2---1017.4- 23.6-- 14.31--
09221400 NNE 4.0 5.0 0.2---1017.4 +1.3 23.6 24.2----
09221350 NNE 3.0 4.0 0.2---1017.4- 23.3-----
09221340 NNW 2.0 3.0----1017.3- 23.1-----
09221330 NNW 2.0 3.0----1017.2- 23.1-----
09221320 NNW 2.0 3.0----1017.1- 23.1-----
09221310  N 2.0 3.0 0.2---1017.2- 23.0-- 14.31--
09221300 NNW 3.0 4.0 0.2---1017.1 +1.6 23.0 24.2----
09221250 NNW 3.0 4.0 0.2---1017.1- 22.9-----
09221240  NW 4.0 5.0----1016.9- 22.8-----
09221230 NNW 4.0 5.0----1016.8- 22.8-----
09221220  NW 4.0 5.0----1016.7- 22.9-----
09221210  NW 4.0 5.0 0.3---1016.6- 22.9-- 14.35--
09221200  NW 5.0 6.0 0.3 2--1016.4 +1.0 23.0 24.2----
09221150 NNW 5.0 5.0----1016.2- 23.1-----
09221140 NNW 4.0 5.0----1016.2- 23.1-----
09221130 NNW 5.0 6.0----1016.2- 23.1-----
09221120 NNW 5.0 6.0----1016.2- 23.3-----
09221110  NW 5.0 6.0 0.3---1016.3- 23.2-- 14.54--
09221100 WNW 5.0 6.0 0.3 2--1016.2 +1.1 22.9 24.2----
09221050 WNW 5.0 6.0 0.3---1015.9- 22.9-----
09221040 WNW 6.0 6.0----1015.8- 23.0-----
09221030  W 6.0 7.0----1015.6- 23.1-----
09221020  W 6.0 6.0----1015.6- 23.0-----
09221010  W 6.0 6.0 0.3---1015.6- 22.8-- 14.54--
09221000  W 5.0 6.0 0.3 2--1015.5 +0.0 22.8 24.3----
09220950  W 5.0 6.0----1015.4- 22.8-----
09220940  W 6.0 6.0----1015.3- 22.9-----
09220930  W 6.0 7.0----1015.3- 22.9-----
09220920  W 5.0 6.0----1015.4- 23.0-----
09220910  W 6.0 7.0 0.3---1015.4- 23.1-- 14.51--
09220900  W 5.0 6.0 0.4 2--1015.3 -0.6 23.1 24.2----
09220850  W 6.0 7.0----1015.4- 23.1-----
09220840  W 6.0 7.0----1015.4- 23.2-----
09220830  W 6.0 7.0----1015.3- 23.1-----
09220820  W 6.0 6.0----1015.3- 23.0-----
09220810 WSW 6.0 7.0 0.4---1015.1- 23.0-- 14.25--
09220800 WSW 6.0 8.0 0.4 2--1015.0 -1.0 22.9 24.4----
09220750 WSW 7.0 8.0 0.4---1015.1- 22.8-----
09220740 WSW 7.0 8.0----1015.2- 22.8-----
09220730  W 6.0 8.0----1015.2- 22.9-----
09220720 WSW 6.0 8.0----1015.4- 22.9-----
09220710 WSW 6.0 7.0 0.4---1015.5- 23.0-- 14.25--
09220700 WSW 6.0 7.0 0.4 2--1015.6 -0.9 23.0 24.4----
09220650 WSW 6.0 7.0 0.4---1015.6- 23.1-----
09220640 WSW 6.0 7.0----1015.6- 23.1-----
09220630 WSW 6.0 7.0----1015.6- 23.1-----
09220620 WSW 6.0 8.0----1015.7- 23.1-----
09220610 WSW 6.0 7.0 0.4---1015.8- 23.1-- 14.38--
09220600 WSW 6.0 7.0 0.4 2--1016.0 -0.4 23.1 24.3----
09220550  SW 6.0 7.0 0.4---1016.1- 23.0-----
09220540  SW 6.0 8.0----1016.2- 23.1-----
09220530  SW 6.0 8.0----1016.1- 23.1-----
09220520  SW 7.0 8.0----1016.1- 23.2-----
09220510  SW 7.0 8.0 0.3---1016.0- 23.2-- 14.36--
09220500  SW 7.0 8.0 0.3 2--1016.1 +0.0 23.2 24.4----
09220450  SW 6.0 7.0----1016.2- 23.2-----

Detailed Wave Summary
for 44042 as of
0500 GMT on 09/23/2017:

These wave 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.

5-day plot - Significant Wave HeightSignificant Wave Height (WVHT): 0.1 m
Previous observations
5-day plot - Significant Wave Height 5-day plot - Swell Height 5-day plot - Swell Period 5-day plot - Swell Direction 5-day plot - Wind Wave Height 5-day plot - Wind Wave Period 5-day plot - Wind Wave Direction 5-day plot - Wave Steepness 5-day plot - Average Wave Period
MM DD TIME
(GMT)
WVHT
m
SwH
m
SwP
sec
SwD WWH
m
WWP
sec
WWD STEEPNESS APD
sec
09230200  0.1------ N/A-
09230000  0.2------ N/A-
09222300  0.2------ N/A-
09222200  0.3------ N/A-
09222100  0.3------ N/A-
09222000  0.2------ N/A-
09221900  0.1------ N/A-
09221800  0.1------ N/A-
09221700  0.1------ N/A-
09221600  0.1------ N/A-
09221500  0.1------ N/A-
09221400  0.2------ N/A-
09221300  0.2------ N/A-
09221200  0.3------ N/A-
09221100  0.3------ N/A-
09221000  0.3------ N/A-
09220900  0.3------ N/A-
09220800  0.4------ N/A-
09220700  0.4------ N/A-
09220600  0.4------ N/A-
09220500  0.3------ N/A-

Ocean Conditions at 44042 as of
0500 GMT on 09/23/2017:

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):24.38 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):14.47 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 8.04 ppm
5-day plot - ChlorophyllChlorophyll (CLCON): 4.20 ug/l
5-day plot - TurbidityTurbidity (TURB): 2 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
09230400 1.024.49-14.52- 7.92 3.91 1--
09230300 1.024.62-14.53- 8.12 3.79 1--
09230200 1.024.51-14.54- 8.31 4.00 1--
09230100 1.024.73-14.48- 8.46 3.83 1--
09230000 1.024.60-14.47- 8.81 4.43 1--
09222300 1.024.22-14.80- 7.90 3.89 1--
09222200 1.024.66-14.44- 8.51 4.06 1--
09222100 1.024.94-14.47- 8.73 4.25 1--
09222000 1.024.96-14.28- 8.47 3.23 2--
09221900 1.025.09-14.30- 8.21 2.39 2--
09221800 1.024.65-14.57- 7.86 2.48 1--
09221700 1.024.63-14.36- 8.08 2.84 2--
09221600 1.024.55-14.33- 8.19 2.54 2--
09221500 1.024.28-14.32- 8.05 2.68 2--
09221400 1.024.21-14.31- 7.96 3.04 2--
09221300 1.024.24-14.31- 7.89 3.15 2--
09221200 1.024.16-14.35- 7.73 3.35 1--
09221100 1.024.20-14.54- 8.07 3.76 1--
09221000 1.024.29-14.54- 8.29 3.70 1--
09220900 1.024.22-14.51- 7.84 3.68 2--
09220800 1.024.39-14.25- 7.83 3.51 2--
09220700 1.024.43-14.25- 7.91 3.58 2--
09220600 1.024.27-14.38- 7.92 3.54 2--
09220500 1.024.35-14.36- 8.05 3.70 1--

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.