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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 09/30/2014:
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): W ( 280 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 2.0 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Gust Wind Gust (GST): 3.0 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1012.9 mb
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 19.0 °C
5-day plot - Salinity Salinity (SAL): 14.77 psu
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 10 meters (WSPD10M): 2 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 20 meters (WSPD20M): 2 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
09301200    W 2.0 3.0 0.1---1012.9 +0.7 18.9 21.9- 14.77--
09301150    W 2.0 3.0----1013.0- 18.7-- 14.77--
09301140   WNW 2.0 3.0----1013.0- 18.7-----
09301130   WNW 3.0 3.0----1013.0- 18.9-----
09301120   WNW 2.0 3.0----1012.8- 19.1-----
09301110    W 2.0 3.0----1012.8- 19.3-- 14.63--
09301100    W 2.0 3.0 0.1---1012.6 +0.6 19.2 21.8- 14.63--
09301050    W 2.0 2.0----1012.5- 19.2-- 14.63--
09301040    W 2.0 3.0----1012.5- 19.2-----
09301030    W 2.0 3.0----1012.5- 19.1-----
09301020   WSW 2.0 2.0----1012.4- 19.1-----
09301010    SW 3.0 3.0----1012.3- 19.1-- 14.59--
09301000    SW 3.0 4.0 0.0---1012.1 -0.3 19.1 21.9- 14.59--
09300950   WSW 3.0 4.0----1012.1- 19.1-- 14.59--
09300940   WSW 3.0 4.0----1012.1- 19.1-----
09300930    SW 4.0 4.0----1012.2- 19.1-----
09300920    SW 3.0 4.0----1012.2- 19.1-----
09300910    SW 4.0 4.0----1012.2- 19.2-- 14.57--
09300900    SW 3.0 4.0 0.0---1012.2 -1.0 19.4 21.9- 14.57--
09300850    SW 3.0 4.0----1012.2- 19.4-- 14.57--
09300840    SW 2.0 3.0----1012.0- 19.3-----
09300830   SSW 2.0 3.0----1012.0- 19.3-----
09300820   SSW 2.0 3.0----1012.0- 19.3-----
09300810   SSW 2.0 3.0----1012.1- 19.3-- 14.65--
09300800   SSW 2.0 3.0 0.0---1012.1 -1.4 19.3 21.9- 14.65--
09300750    SW 2.0 3.0----1012.1- 19.3-- 14.65--
09300740    SW 1.0 2.0----1012.1- 19.3-----
09300730   WSW 1.0 2.0----1012.2- 19.3-----
09300720    SW 1.0 2.0----1012.2- 19.3-----
09300700   WSW 2.0 2.0 0.1---1012.4 -1.2 19.4 21.9- 14.70--
09300650   WSW 2.0 3.0----1012.4- 19.4-- 14.70--
09300640   WSW 2.0 2.0----1012.6- 19.5-----
09300630    SW 1.0 2.0----1012.9- 19.5-----
09300620    SW 1.0 2.0----1013.2- 19.5-----
09300610   WSW 2.0 3.0----1013.2- 19.6-- 14.67--
09300600    W 3.0 3.0 0.1---1013.2 -0.7 19.5 22.0- 14.67--
09300550   WSW 3.0 3.0----1013.3- 19.5-- 14.67--
09300540   WSW 3.0 3.0----1013.4- 19.5-----
09300530   WSW 3.0 3.0----1013.4- 19.5-----
09300520    SW 3.0 3.0----1013.4- 19.6-----
09300510    SW 3.0 3.0----1013.3- 19.5-- 14.66--
09300500    SW 3.0 4.0 0.1---1013.5 -0.5 19.6 22.0- 14.66--
09300450    SW 3.0 4.0----1013.4- 19.6-- 14.66--
09300440    SW 3.0 4.0----1013.6- 19.6-----
09300430   WSW 3.0 4.0----1013.6- 19.5-----
09300420    SW 3.0 4.0----1013.7- 19.5-----
09300410    SW 2.0 3.0----1013.6- 19.5-- 14.66--
09300400    SW 2.0 3.0 0.1---1013.6 +0.0 19.5 22.0- 14.66--
09300350    SW 2.0 3.0----1013.6- 19.5-- 14.66--
09300340    SW 2.0 3.0----1013.7- 19.4-----
09300330    SW 3.0 3.0----1013.7- 19.4-----
09300320   WSW 2.0 3.0----1013.8- 19.5-----
09300310    SW 3.0 4.0----1013.8- 19.4-- 14.72--
09300300    SW 3.0 4.0 0.1---1013.9 +0.0 19.4 22.1- 14.72--
09300250    SW 4.0 5.0----1014.0- 19.4-- 14.72--
09300240    SW 4.0 4.0----1014.1- 19.5-----
09300230    SW 4.0 5.0----1014.1- 19.6-----
09300220    SW 4.0 5.0----1014.1- 19.8-----
09300210    SW 4.0 5.0----1014.0- 20.0-- 14.81--
09300200   WSW 4.0 4.0 0.1---1014.0 +0.5 20.1 22.1- 14.81--
09300150   WSW 4.0 5.0----1013.9- 20.1-- 14.81--
09300140   WSW 4.0 4.0----1013.8- 20.2-----
09300120    SW 4.0 5.0----1013.7- 20.1-----
09300110    SW 5.0 6.0----1013.7- 20.2-- 14.71--
09300100    SW 5.0 5.0 0.1---1013.7 +0.2 20.2 22.2- 14.71--
09300050    SW 5.0 5.0----1013.7- 20.3-- 14.71--
09300040    SW 5.0 5.0----1013.7- 20.3-----
09300030    SW 5.0 5.0----1013.7- 20.3-----
09300020    SW 5.0 5.0----1013.8- 20.3-----
09300000    SW 5.0 6.0 0.1---1013.8 +0.3 20.4 22.2- 14.64--
09292350    SW 4.0 5.0----1013.8- 20.4-- 14.64--
09292340   WSW 4.0 5.0----1013.7- 20.4-----
09292330    SW 4.0 5.0----1013.6- 20.5-----
09292320   WSW 4.0 4.0----1013.6- 20.5-----
09292310   WSW 3.0 4.0----1013.5- 20.5-- 14.64--
09292300   WSW 3.0 4.0 0.1---1013.5 -0.3 20.5 22.2- 14.64--
09292250   WSW 3.0 4.0----1013.6- 20.5-- 14.64--
09292240   WSW 3.0 4.0----1013.6- 20.5-----
09292230   WSW 4.0 4.0----1013.7- 20.6-----
09292220   WSW 4.0 5.0----1013.8- 20.7-----
09292210   WSW 4.0 4.0----1013.6- 20.7-- 14.71--
09292200   WSW 3.0 4.0 0.1---1013.5 -0.7 20.7 22.3- 14.71--
09292150    W 2.0 2.0----1013.4- 20.7-- 14.71--
09292140   WNW 2.0 3.0----1013.3- 20.7-----
09292130   WNW 2.0 3.0----1013.4- 20.8-----
09292120    W 2.0 3.0----1013.5- 20.8-----
09292110    W 2.0 3.0----1013.5- 20.8-- 14.72--
09292100    W 2.0 3.0 0.1---1013.5 -0.9 20.8 22.3- 14.72--
09292050    W 2.0 3.0----1013.5- 20.8-- 14.72--
09292040    W 2.0 3.0----1013.5- 20.8-----
09292030    W 2.0 3.0----1013.6- 20.8-----
09292020    W 2.0 3.0----1013.7- 20.8-----
09292010    W 2.0 3.0----1013.6- 20.7-- 14.74--
09292000    W 3.0 4.0 0.1---1013.7 -2.0 20.7 22.3- 14.74--
09291950    W 4.0 4.0----1013.7- 20.7-- 14.74--
09291940    W 3.0 4.0----1013.8- 20.7-----
09291930   WNW 4.0 4.0----1013.8- 20.6-----
09291920    W 4.0 5.0----1014.0- 20.5-----
09291910   WNW 5.0 6.0----1014.1- 20.5-- 14.75--
09291900   WNW 5.0 5.0 0.1---1014.2 -1.5 20.6 22.4- 14.75--
09291850    NW 5.0 6.0----1014.2- 20.8-- 14.75--
09291840   WNW 5.0 6.0----1014.3- 21.1-----
09291830   WNW 5.0 6.0----1014.3- 21.2-----
09291820   WNW 4.0 5.0----1014.3- 21.2-----
09291810   WNW 4.0 5.0----1014.3- 21.2-- 14.70--
09291800   WNW 4.0 4.0 0.1---1014.4 -1.3 21.2 22.4- 14.70--
09291750    NW 4.0 4.0----1014.4- 21.3-- 14.70--
09291740    NW 4.0 4.0----1014.7- 21.4-----
09291730    NW 4.0 4.0----1015.0- 21.6-----
09291720    NW 4.0 4.0----1015.3- 21.6-----
09291710   WNW 3.0 4.0----1015.5- 21.6-- 14.63--
09291700   WNW 4.0 4.0 0.1---1015.7 +0.0 21.7 22.5- 14.63--
09291650    W 4.0 5.0----1015.7- 21.7-- 14.63--
09291640   WNW 4.0 5.0----1015.7- 21.7-----
09291630    W 4.0 6.0----1015.7- 21.7-----
09291620   WNW 4.0 6.0----1015.8- 21.5-----
09291610    W 3.0 4.0----1015.8- 21.4-- 14.62--
09291600    W 3.0 4.0 0.1---1015.8 +0.0 21.3 22.5- 14.62--
09291550    W 3.0 4.0----1015.8- 21.3-- 14.62--
09291540    W 3.0 3.0----1015.8- 21.2-----
09291530    W 2.0 2.0----1015.8- 20.9-----
09291520   WNW 2.0 3.0----1015.8- 20.8-----
09291510   WNW 2.0 3.0----1015.7- 20.9-- 14.62--
09291500    W 2.0 2.0 0.1---1015.7- 20.7 22.4- 14.62--
09291450   WNW 2.0 2.0----1015.8- 20.6-- 14.62--
09291440    W 2.0 2.0----1015.7- 20.5-----
09291430    W 2.0 2.0----1015.7- 20.4-----
09291420    W 2.0 3.0----1015.8- 20.4-----
09291410    W 2.0 2.0----1015.8- 20.3-- 14.56--
09291400    W 2.0 3.0 0.1---1015.8 +0.0 20.2 22.3- 14.56--
09291350   WNW 2.0 2.0----1015.7- 20.1-- 14.56--
09291340   WNW 2.0 3.0----1015.6- 20.1-----
09291330    W 3.0 3.0----1015.7- 20.1-----
09291320    W 2.0 3.0----1015.6- 20.1-----
09291310    W 2.0 2.0----1015.6- 20.0-- 14.45--
09291300    W 3.0 3.0 0.1---1015.7 +0.0 19.9 22.3- 14.45--
09291250    W 3.0 4.0----1015.7- 19.9-- 14.45--
09291240    W 3.0 4.0----1015.6- 19.7-----
09291230    W 3.0 4.0----1015.7- 19.6-----
09291210    W 3.0 5.0----1015.9- 19.4-----
09291150    W 4.0 4.0----1016.0- 19.4-----

Ocean Conditions at 44042 as of
1200 GMT on 09/30/2014:

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):21.87 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):14.77 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 8.60 ppm
5-day plot - ChlorophyllChlorophyll (CLCON): 4.39 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
09301100 1.021.82-14.63- 8.56 4.84 1--
09301000 1.021.87-14.59- 8.48 4.57 1--
09300900 1.021.88-14.57- 8.58 4.97 1--
09300800 1.021.89-14.65- 8.58 5.10 1--
09300700 1.021.95-14.70- 8.27 5.63 1--
09300600 1.021.96-14.67- 8.50 5.33 1--
09300500 1.021.98-14.66- 8.76 5.07 1--
09300400 1.022.03-14.66- 8.99 5.24 1--
09300300 1.022.10-14.72- 9.11 5.57 1--
09300200 1.022.14-14.81- 9.09 6.06 1--
09300100 1.022.18-14.71- 9.20 5.97 1--
09300000 1.022.22-14.64- 9.50 6.76 1--
09292300 1.022.24-14.64- 9.70 8.17 1--
09292200 1.022.31-14.71- 9.73 8.58 1--
09292100 1.022.34-14.72- 9.7510.04 1--
09292000 1.022.34-14.74- 9.59 9.27 1--
09291900 1.022.36-14.75- 9.47 8.33 1--
09291800 1.022.42-14.70- 9.46 7.90 1--
09291700 1.022.49-14.63- 9.47 7.90 1--
09291600 1.022.53-14.62- 9.36 5.82 1--
09291500 1.022.45-14.62- 9.32 6.46 1--
09291400 1.022.30-14.56- 9.15 3.87 1--
09291300 1.022.31-14.45- 9.22 3.66 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.