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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 76.335 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
2100 GMT on 02/26/2017:
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): 5.0 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Gust Wind Gust (GST): 7.0 m/s
5-day plot - Wave Height Wave Height (WVHT): 0.3 m
5-day plot - Dominant Wave Period Dominant Wave Period (DPD): 2 sec
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1020.5 mb
5-day plot - Pressure Tendency Pressure Tendency (PTDY): +0.0 mb ( Steady )
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 7.5 °C
5-day plot - Water Temperature Water Temperature (WTMP): 6.8 °C
5-day plot - Salinity Salinity (SAL): 17.62 psu
5-day plot - Wind Chill Wind Chill (CHILL): 4.5 °C
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 10 meters (WSPD10M): 6 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 20 meters (WSPD20M): 7 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
02262050   NNW 6.0 6.0----1020.3- 7.4-----
02262040   NNW 6.0 7.0----1020.2- 7.2-----
02262030   NNW 6.0 8.0----1020.2- 7.2-----
02262020   NNW 6.0 7.0----1020.2- 7.1-----
02262010   NNW 5.0 7.0----1020.1- 6.9-- 17.63--
02262000   NNW 6.0 7.0 0.3 2--1020.1 -0.6 6.8 6.9----
02261950   NNW 6.0 7.0----1020.0- 6.6-----
02261940   NNW 6.0 7.0----1020.0- 6.5-----
02261930   NNW 6.0 7.0----1020.0- 6.4-----
02261920   NNW 6.0 7.0----1019.9- 6.2-----
02261910   NNW 6.0 7.0----1019.9- 6.0-- 17.52--
02261900   NNW 6.0 8.0 0.5 3--1020.0 -0.4 5.9 7.2----
02261850   NNW 7.0 8.0----1020.0- 5.8-----
02261840   NNW 7.0 8.0----1020.1- 5.7-----
02261830   NNW 6.0 8.0----1020.1- 5.6-----
02261820    NW 7.0 9.0----1020.3- 5.5-----
02261810    NW 7.0 9.0----1020.2- 5.4-- 17.52--
02261800    NW 8.0 10.0 0.6 3--1020.4 +0.4 5.3 7.0----
02261750    NW 8.0 10.0----1020.4- 5.2-----
02261740    NW 8.0 10.0----1020.4- 5.1-----
02261730    NW 8.0 10.0----1020.5- 5.0-----
02261720    NW 8.0 10.0----1020.5- 4.9-----
02261710    NW 8.0 10.0----1020.6- 4.8-- 17.45--
02261700    NW 8.0 10.0 0.6 3--1020.6 +1.5 4.7 7.3----
02261650    NW 7.0 10.0----1020.5- 4.6-----
02261640    NW 8.0 9.0----1020.5- 4.5-----
02261630    NW 8.0 10.0----1020.6- 4.5-----
02261620   WNW 8.0 11.0----1020.5- 4.4-----
02261610   WNW 7.0 10.0----1020.6- 4.4-- 17.57--
02261600    NW 8.0 10.0 0.6 3--1020.4 +1.9 4.3 6.7----
02261550    NW 7.0 9.0----1020.3- 4.2-----
02261540    NW 8.0 10.0----1020.0- 4.2-----
02261530    NW 8.0 10.0----1020.1- 4.1-----
02261520    NW 8.0 10.0----1020.1- 4.2-----
02261510    NW 7.0 9.0----1020.1- 4.2-- 17.44--
02261500    NW 8.0 10.0 0.6 3--1019.9 +3.1 4.0 7.1----
02261450    NW 8.0 10.0----1019.8- 4.0-----
02261440    NW 8.0 9.0----1019.7- 3.9-----
02261430   NNW 8.0 10.0----1019.6- 3.8-----
02261420   NNW 8.0 10.0----1019.5- 3.7-----
02261410   NNW 8.0 11.0----1019.4- 3.6-- 17.82--
02261400   NNW 9.0 11.0 0.6 3--1019.2 +3.8 3.6 6.0----
02261350   NNW 9.0 11.0----1019.1- 3.5-----
02261340   NNW 9.0 11.0----1019.2- 3.4-----
02261330   NNW 10.0 13.0----1019.0- 3.4-----
02261320   NNW 10.0 12.0----1018.9- 3.4-----
02261310   NNW 10.0 14.0----1018.6- 3.5-- 17.77--
02261300   NNW 9.0 12.0 0.6 3--1018.5 +4.9 3.4 6.1----
02261250   NNW 9.0 11.0----1018.3- 3.4-----
02261240   NNW 9.0 12.0----1018.0- 3.5-----
02261230   NNW 10.0 12.0----1017.8- 3.4-----
02261220   NNW 10.0 12.0----1017.4- 3.5-----
02261210   NNW 10.0 13.0----1017.2- 3.5-- 17.61--
02261200   NNW 9.0 11.0 0.6 3--1016.8 +4.0 3.6 6.5----
02261150   NNW 9.0 12.0----1016.5- 3.6-----
02261140   NNW 9.0 11.0----1016.2- 3.6-----
02261130   NNW 8.0 11.0----1016.0- 3.7-----
02261120   NNW 8.0 10.0----1015.9- 3.9-----
02261110   NNW 8.0 11.0----1015.7- 4.0-- 17.41--
02261100    N 7.0 9.0 0.6 3--1015.4 +3.4 4.2 7.0----
02261050   NNW 7.0 10.0----1015.1- 4.5-----
02261040   NNW 6.0 9.0----1014.8- 4.5-----
02261030   NNW 7.0 8.0----1014.5- 4.6-----
02261020   NNW 7.0 8.0----1014.3- 4.7-----
02261010   NNW 7.0 8.0----1014.0- 4.8-- 17.56--
02261000   NNW 7.0 9.0 0.6 3--1013.6 +2.4 4.8 6.6----
02260950   NNW 7.0 9.0----1013.4- 4.9-----
02260940   NNW 8.0 10.0----1013.3- 5.0-----
02260930   NNW 8.0 11.0----1013.2- 5.1-----
02260920   NNW 8.0 10.0----1013.1- 5.3-----
02260910   NNW 9.0 12.0----1013.0- 5.5-- 17.58--
02260900   NNW 9.0 12.0 0.6 3--1012.9 +2.5 5.7 6.6----
02260850   NNW 10.0 12.0----1012.8- 5.8-----
02260840   NNW 10.0 12.0----1012.6- 5.8-----
02260830   NNW 9.0 12.0----1012.6- 5.9-----
02260820    NW 9.0 11.0----1012.3- 6.0-----
02260810    NW 9.0 11.0----1012.1- 6.1-- 17.77--
02260800   NNW 8.0 10.0 0.7 3--1012.0 +3.3 6.2 6.4----
02260750   NNW 9.0 11.0----1011.9- 6.3-----
02260740   NNW 9.0 12.0----1011.8- 6.4-----
02260730   NNW 9.0 11.0----1011.6- 6.4-----
02260720   NNW 8.0 11.0----1011.5- 6.5-----
02260710   NNW 8.0 10.0----1011.3- 6.6-- 17.64--
02260700   NNW 9.0 11.0 0.7 3--1011.2 +4.0 6.7 6.8----
02260650   NNW 9.0 12.0----1011.1- 6.9-----
02260640   NNW 9.0 11.0----1010.9- 7.0-----
02260630   NNW 9.0 11.0----1010.8- 7.1-----
02260620   NNW 10.0 12.0----1010.7- 7.3-----
02260610   NNW 9.0 13.0----1010.5- 7.6-- 17.25--
02260600   NNW 9.0 12.0 0.5 3--1010.4 +4.5 7.8 7.6----
02260550   NNW 7.0 10.0----1010.1- 8.1-----
02260540   NNW 8.0 10.0----1009.9- 8.3-----
02260530   NNW 8.0 10.0----1009.6- 8.7-----
02260520   NNW 8.0 10.0----1009.3- 9.0-----
02260510   NNW 8.0 11.0----1009.0- 9.2-- 17.12--
02260500    N 7.0 10.0 0.3 2--1008.7 +4.5 9.5 7.9----
02260450    N 6.0 8.0----1008.5- 9.8-----
02260440    N 7.0 10.0----1008.3- 10.1-----
02260430    N 5.0 7.0----1008.0- 10.4-----
02260420    N 5.0 7.0----1007.8- 10.6-----
02260410    N 6.0 9.0----1007.4- 10.9-- 17.15--
02260400    N 4.0 6.0 0.3 2--1007.2 +4.6 10.9 7.8----
02260350   NNW 5.0 6.0----1006.9- 10.8-----
02260340   NNW 6.0 7.0----1006.9- 11.4-----
02260330   NNW 6.0 8.0----1006.8- 11.7-----
02260320   NNW 7.0 10.0----1006.5- 11.8-----
02260310   NNW 6.0 10.0----1006.3- 11.8-- 17.11--
02260300   NNW 5.0 7.0 0.2---1005.9 +4.0 11.7 8.0----
02260250    N 5.0 8.0----1005.2- 11.7-----
02260240    N 4.0 6.0----1005.1- 11.5-----
02260230    N 5.0 6.0----1004.6- 11.6-----
02260220    N 5.0 6.0----1004.6- 11.8-----
02260210   NNW 4.0 6.0----1004.8- 11.7-- 17.09--
02260200    N 3.0 6.0 0.2---1004.2 +4.3 11.7 8.0----
02260150    N 5.0 7.0----1003.6- 11.7-----
02260140   NNW 4.0 6.0----1003.7- 11.6-----
02260130    N 5.0 6.0----1003.1- 11.5-----
02260120    N 5.0 6.0----1002.8- 11.3-----
02260110    N 4.0 5.0----1002.8- 11.2-- 17.06--
02260100    N 4.0 5.0 0.2---1002.6 +4.3 11.3 8.0----
02260050    N 4.0 5.0----1002.6- 11.3-----
02260040    N 4.0 5.0----1002.3- 11.4-----
02260030    N 4.0 5.0----1002.0- 11.6-----
02260020    N 4.0 6.0----1002.0- 11.7-----
02260010    N 5.0 7.0----1001.8- 12.1-- 17.05--
02260000    N 5.0 8.0 0.3 2--1001.8 +4.8 12.3 8.1----
02252350    N 5.0 7.0----1001.5- 12.3-----
02252340    N 6.0 8.0----1001.2- 12.4-----
02252330    N 7.0 8.0----1001.1- 12.8-----
02252320    N 8.0 10.0----1001.1- 13.2-----
02252310    N 8.0 11.0----1000.6- 13.8-- 16.94--
02252300    N 5.0 7.0 0.3 3--999.9 +2.0 13.6 8.2----
02252250   NNW 3.0 5.0----1000.0- 13.0-----
02252240   NNW 3.0 4.0----999.3- 13.6-----
02252230    N 4.0 6.0----998.7- 13.0-----
02252220   NNW 6.0 8.0----999.0- 12.9-----
02252210   NNW 8.0 10.0----998.9- 13.5-- 17.32--
02252200    NW 8.0 12.0 0.5 3--998.3 -0.9 14.4 7.5----
02252150    SW 8.0 16.0----998.4- 13.2-----
02252140   SSW 6.0 7.0----997.8- 12.8-----
02252130    S 4.0 5.0----997.2- 11.5-----
02252120    S 5.0 6.0----996.9- 11.1-----
02252110    S 6.0 7.0----996.9- 11.0-- 17.43--
02252100   SSE 4.0 5.0 0.5 3--997.0 -3.7 11.8 7.2----
02252050    S 6.0 7.0----997.1- 13.3-----

Ocean Conditions at 44042 as of
2100 GMT on 02/26/2017:

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): 6.76 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):17.62 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM):11.56 ppm
5-day plot - ChlorophyllChlorophyll (CLCON): 1.97 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
02262000 1.0 6.89-17.63-11.50 1.83 2--
02261900 1.0 7.17-17.52-11.34 1.82 3--
02261800 1.0 7.03-17.52-11.34 2.15 3--
02261700 1.0 7.25-17.45-11.33 1.72 3--
02261600 1.0 6.71-17.57-11.51 1.78 2--
02261500 1.0 7.08-17.44-11.23 1.86 3--
02261400 1.0 6.01-17.82-11.03 3.28 2--
02261300 1.0 6.09-17.77-11.02 5.77 2--
02261200 1.0 6.45-17.61-11.15 7.06 2--
02261100 1.0 6.96-17.41-11.28 5.74 2--
02261000 1.0 6.63-17.56-11.28 6.35 2--
02260900 1.0 6.62-17.58-11.32 6.23 2--
02260800 1.0 6.40-17.77-11.28 5.85 2--
02260700 1.0 6.83-17.64-11.54 5.37 1--
02260600 1.0 7.56-17.25-11.69 4.13 1--
02260500 1.0 7.87-17.12-11.77 3.55 1--
02260400 1.0 7.84-17.15-11.73 3.82 1--
02260300 1.0 7.97-17.11-11.80 3.62 1--
02260200 1.0 7.99-17.09-11.90 3.61 1--
02260100 1.0 8.03-17.06-11.89 3.58 1--
02260000 1.0 8.11-17.05-11.90 3.50 1--
02252300 1.0 8.23-16.94-11.76 3.15 1--
02252200 1.0 7.45-17.32-11.95 4.43 1--
02252100 1.0 7.24-17.43-12.02 4.11 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.