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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
2240 GMT on 06/30/2016:
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): SSE ( 160 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 3.0 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Gust Wind Gust (GST): 4.0 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1015.3 mb
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 26.2 °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): 4 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
06302230   SSE 3.0 4.0----1015.2- 26.2-----
06302220   SSE 3.0 4.0----1015.1- 26.3-----
06302210   SSE 4.0 5.0----1015.0- 26.2-- 15.21--
06302200    SE 4.0 4.0 0.2---1015.1 -1.0 26.1 25.8----
06302150    SE 3.0 4.0----1015.2- 26.0-----
06302140    SE 4.0 4.0----1015.4- 25.9-----
06302130    SE 4.0 5.0----1015.4- 25.9-----
06302120    SE 4.0 4.0----1015.5- 26.0-----
06302110    SE 4.0 5.0----1015.6- 26.0-- 15.11--
06302100   SSE 4.0 5.0 0.2---1015.6 -1.0 26.0 26.1----
06302050   SSE 4.0 5.0----1015.7- 26.0-----
06302040    SE 4.0 5.0----1015.7- 26.0-----
06302030    SE 4.0 5.0----1015.7- 26.0-----
06302020    SE 5.0 6.0----1015.6- 25.9-----
06302010   ESE 4.0 5.0----1015.7- 25.8-- 15.16--
06302000   ESE 5.0 6.0 0.1---1015.7 -1.1 25.8 26.5----
06301950   ESE 4.0 5.0----1015.7- 25.8-----
06301940   ESE 4.0 5.0----1015.8- 25.8-----
06301930   ESE 4.0 5.0----1015.9- 25.8-----
06301920   ESE 4.0 5.0----1016.0- 25.8-----
06301910   ESE 4.0 4.0----1016.0- 25.6-- 15.33--
06301900   ESE 4.0 4.0 0.1---1016.1 -0.8 25.5 25.9----
06301850   ESE 3.0 4.0----1016.2- 25.4-----
06301840   ESE 3.0 3.0----1016.2- 25.3-----
06301830   ESE 3.0 3.0----1016.3- 25.1-----
06301820   ESE 3.0 3.0----1016.4- 25.0-----
06301810   ESE 3.0 4.0----1016.5- 24.8-- 15.37--
06301800   ESE 3.0 4.0 0.2---1016.6 -0.4 24.8 25.9----
06301750   ESE 3.0 4.0----1016.6- 24.6-----
06301740   ESE 3.0 4.0----1016.6- 24.6-----
06301730   ESE 3.0 4.0----1016.6- 24.5-----
06301720   ESE 3.0 4.0----1016.7- 24.5-----
06301710   ESE 3.0 4.0----1016.7- 24.5-- 15.32--
06301700   ESE 3.0 4.0 0.1---1016.8 +0.0 24.4 26.2----
06301650   ESE 2.0 3.0----1016.9- 24.4-----
06301640    E 2.0 3.0----1016.9- 24.4-----
06301630   ESE 2.0 2.0----1016.9- 24.4-----
06301620    SE 2.0 2.0----1016.9- 24.4-----
06301610    E 1.0 2.0----1016.9- 24.3-- 15.29--
06301600    E 2.0 3.0 0.1---1016.9 +0.4 24.2 26.0----
06301550   ESE 2.0 3.0----1017.0- 24.2-----
06301540   ESE 2.0 3.0----1017.1- 24.1-----
06301530   ESE 2.0 2.0----1017.2- 24.1-----
06301520    E 1.0 2.0----1017.1- 24.0-----
06301510   ESE 2.0 2.0----1017.1- 24.0-- 15.30--
06301500    E 2.0 3.0 0.1---1017.0 +0.8 24.0 25.6----
06301450   ENE 2.0 3.0----1016.9- 23.9-----
06301440   ENE 2.0 3.0----1016.8- 23.9-----
06301430   ENE 2.0 3.0----1016.8- 23.9-----
06301420    E 2.0 3.0----1016.9- 23.9-----
06301410   ENE 2.0 3.0----1016.8- 23.8-- 15.28--
06301400   ENE 2.0 3.0 0.1---1016.8 +0.8 23.8 25.3----
06301350   ENE 3.0 4.0----1016.8- 23.8-----
06301340   ENE 4.0 5.0----1016.8- 23.8-----
06301330   ENE 4.0 5.0----1016.7- 23.8-----
06301320    NE 4.0 5.0----1016.7- 23.8-----
06301300    NE 4.0 6.0 0.1---1016.5 +0.7 23.6 25.2- 15.33--
06301250   NNE 4.0 6.0----1016.4- 23.4-----
06301240   NNE 4.0 6.0----1016.4- 23.3-----
06301230   NNE 4.0 5.0----1016.4- 23.2-----
06301220   NNE 4.0 5.0----1016.3- 23.1-----
06301210    N 3.0 4.0----1016.3- 23.1-- 15.38--
06301200   NNE 3.0 4.0 0.1---1016.2 +0.8 23.2 25.1----
06301150    N 3.0 4.0----1016.1- 23.2-----
06301140   NNE 4.0 4.0----1015.8- 23.1-----
06301130   NNE 4.0 4.0----1015.8- 22.9-----
06301120    N 3.0 4.0----1016.0- 22.7-----
06301110    N 3.0 4.0----1016.0- 22.6-- 15.27--
06301100    N 3.0 4.0 0.1---1016.0 +0.0 22.6 25.1----
06301050    N 3.0 4.0----1016.0- 22.4-----
06301040   NNE 3.0 3.0----1016.0- 22.2-----
06301030   NNE 2.0 3.0----1016.0- 22.3-----
06301020    N 2.0 3.0----1015.9- 22.1-----
06301010    N 3.0 4.0----1015.7- 21.8-- 15.19--
06301000    N 4.0 4.0 0.1---1015.8 +0.0 21.8 25.1----
06300950    N 3.0 4.0----1015.8- 21.8-----
06300940    N 3.0 4.0----1015.8- 21.9-----
06300930    N 4.0 4.0----1015.7- 22.0-----
06300920    N 4.0 4.0----1015.6- 22.1-----
06300910    N 4.0 5.0----1015.5- 22.2-- 15.18--
06300900    N 4.0 4.0 0.1---1015.4 +0.0 22.2 25.2----
06300850    N 3.0 4.0----1015.4- 22.4-----
06300840    N 3.0 4.0----1015.6- 22.3-----
06300830    N 4.0 5.0----1015.9- 22.3-----
06300820    N 4.0 5.0----1015.9- 22.3-----
06300810    N 4.0 5.0----1015.9- 22.4-- 15.17--
06300800    N 4.0 5.0 0.1---1015.9 +0.3 22.4 25.3----
06300750    N 4.0 5.0----1015.9- 22.5-----
06300740   NNW 3.0 4.0----1015.8- 22.5-----
06300730    N 4.0 4.0----1015.8- 22.6-----
06300720    N 4.0 4.0----1015.7- 22.7-----
06300710   NNW 4.0 4.0----1015.9- 22.8-- 15.17--
06300700   NNW 4.0 5.0 0.1---1015.8 +0.3 22.8 25.3----
06300650   NNW 4.0 5.0----1015.9- 22.9-----
06300640   NNW 4.0 5.0----1015.8- 22.8-----
06300630    N 4.0 4.0----1015.8- 22.7-----
06300620    N 4.0 4.0----1015.8- 22.7-----
06300610    N 3.0 4.0----1015.8- 22.8-- 15.29--
06300600    N 4.0 5.0 0.1---1015.6 +0.7 23.0 25.3----
06300550    N 4.0 4.0----1015.6- 23.2-----
06300540    N 4.0 5.0----1015.7- 23.3-----
06300530   NNW 4.0 4.0----1015.7- 23.2-----
06300520   NNW 3.0 4.0----1015.6- 23.3-----
06300510    N 3.0 4.0----1015.4- 23.3-- 15.15--
06300500    N 3.0 4.0 0.1---1015.5 +1.1 23.4 25.3----
06300450    N 3.0 4.0----1015.5- 23.5-----
06300440    N 3.0 4.0----1015.4- 23.5-----
06300430   NNE 3.0 3.0----1015.5- 23.6-----
06300420    N 3.0 3.0----1015.7- 23.5-----
06300410    N 3.0 4.0----1015.7- 23.5-- 14.91--
06300400    N 3.0 4.0 0.1---1015.5 +2.1 23.6 25.4----
06300350    N 4.0 5.0----1015.4- 23.7-----
06300340    N 5.0 6.0----1015.3- 23.9-----
06300330    N 5.0 6.0----1015.2- 24.0-----
06300320    N 5.0 6.0----1015.2- 24.1-----
06300310    N 4.0 5.0----1015.0- 24.2-- 14.80--
06300300    N 4.0 5.0 0.1---1014.9 +2.0 24.3 25.5----
06300250    N 4.0 5.0----1014.8- 24.2-----
06300240    N 4.0 5.0----1014.8- 24.3-----
06300230    N 4.0 5.0----1014.7- 24.3-----
06300220    N 4.0 5.0----1014.6- 24.4-----
06300210    N 3.0 4.0----1014.7- 24.6-- 14.74--
06300200    N 3.0 4.0 0.2---1014.5 +2.0 24.7 25.5----
06300150    N 3.0 4.0----1014.2- 24.8-----
06300140    N 3.0 4.0----1014.0- 24.9-----
06300130    N 4.0 4.0----1013.8- 25.1-----
06300120    N 4.0 5.0----1013.6- 25.1-----
06300110    N 4.0 5.0----1013.6- 25.1-- 14.64--
06300100    N 3.0 4.0 0.3 2--1013.4 +1.0 25.3 25.6----
06300050    N 3.0 4.0----1013.2- 25.6-----
06300040    N 3.0 4.0----1013.0- 25.8-----
06300030    N 3.0 4.0----1013.1- 25.9-----
06300020    N 3.0 3.0----1013.0- 26.1-----
06300010    N 3.0 4.0----1012.9- 26.4-- 14.59--
06300000    N 3.0 4.0 0.3 2--1012.8 +0.3 26.7 25.7----
06292350    N 4.0 4.0----1012.7- 26.9-----
06292340    N 3.0 4.0----1012.7- 27.0-----
06292330    N 3.0 4.0----1012.8- 27.1-----
06292320    N 4.0 6.0----1012.7- 27.1-----
06292310   NNW 4.0 6.0----1012.5- 27.1-- 14.61--
06292300   NNW 5.0 5.0 0.3 2--1012.5 +0.0 27.0 25.7----
06292250   NNW 4.0 6.0----1012.4- 27.0-----

Ocean Conditions at 44042 as of
2200 GMT on 06/30/2016:

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):25.80 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):15.21 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 7.44 ppm
5-day plot - ChlorophyllChlorophyll (CLCON): 4.14 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
06302100 1.026.08-15.11- 7.47 3.58 2--
06302000 1.026.53-15.16- 8.11 3.19 1--
06301900 1.025.89-15.33- 7.87 2.85 1--
06301800 1.025.85-15.37- 7.70 2.17 1--
06301700 1.026.20-15.32- 7.58 2.02 1--
06301600 1.025.97-15.29- 7.08 2.03 1--
06301500 1.025.61-15.30- 7.15 1.77 1--
06301400 1.025.32-15.28- 7.26 2.08 1--
06301300 1.025.22-15.33- 7.29 2.36 1--
06301200 1.025.08-15.38- 6.53 3.05 1--
06301100 1.025.15-15.27- 6.76 3.04 1--
06301000 1.025.10-15.19- 6.69 3.74 2--
06300900 1.025.19-15.18- 7.00 3.64 1--
06300800 1.025.26-15.17- 7.16 3.52 1--
06300700 1.025.29-15.17- 7.27 3.60 2--
06300600 1.025.34-15.29- 7.63 3.90 1--
06300500 1.025.29-15.15- 7.38 4.11 1--
06300400 1.025.37-14.91- 7.19 4.02 1--
06300300 1.025.46-14.80- 7.15 4.34 1--
06300200 1.025.53-14.74- 7.46 4.59 1--
06300100 1.025.62-14.64- 7.67 5.10 1--
06300000 1.025.70-14.59- 7.52 4.88 1--
06292300 1.025.68-14.61- 7.15 5.18 1--

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.