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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.
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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
1250 GMT on 08/25/2016:
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): WSW ( 240 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 8.0 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Gust Wind Gust (GST): 9.0 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1019.7 mb
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 24.7 °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): 9 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
08251240   WSW 7.0 9.0----1019.8- 24.6-----
08251230   WSW 7.0 9.0----1019.9- 24.4-----
08251220   WSW 7.0 9.0----1019.9- 24.2-----
08251210   WSW 7.0 9.0----1019.9- 24.2-- 17.05--
08251200   WSW 8.0 10.0 0.5 3--1019.8 +0.0 24.1 27.7----
08251150   WSW 8.0 10.0----1019.8- 24.0-----
08251140   WSW 8.0 10.0----1020.0- 24.0-----
08251130    SW 7.0 9.0----1020.0- 24.0-----
08251120   WSW 6.0 8.0----1020.0- 23.8-----
08251110   WSW 6.0 8.0----1020.1- 23.6-- 17.07--
08251100   WSW 6.0 7.0 0.5 3--1020.1 +0.0 23.6 27.9----
08251050   WSW 5.0 7.0----1020.1- 23.4-----
08251040   WSW 5.0 7.0----1020.1- 23.3-----
08251030   WSW 5.0 6.0----1020.1- 23.3-----
08251020   WSW 5.0 6.0----1020.1- 23.3-----
08251010   WSW 6.0 7.0----1020.0- 23.6-- 16.74--
08251000    SW 6.0 8.0 0.4 2--1019.8 -0.5 23.6 28.0----
08250950    SW 6.0 7.0----1019.8- 23.6-----
08250940    SW 6.0 7.0----1019.8- 23.7-----
08250930    SW 6.0 7.0----1019.9- 23.7-----
08250920    SW 6.0 7.0----1019.9- 23.6-----
08250910    SW 6.0 8.0----1019.9- 23.6-- 16.75--
08250900    SW 6.0 7.0 0.4 2--1019.8 -1.0 23.8 28.1----
08250850    SW 6.0 8.0----1019.9- 23.8-----
08250840   WSW 5.0 7.0----1019.9- 23.8-----
08250830   WSW 5.0 7.0----1020.0- 23.9-----
08250820    SW 5.0 6.0----1020.1- 23.8-----
08250810    SW 6.0 7.0----1020.2- 23.8-- 16.76--
08250800    SW 6.0 7.0 0.4 2--1020.1 -1.1 23.9 28.2----
08250750    SW 6.0 7.0----1020.1- 24.1-----
08250740    SW 6.0 7.0----1020.1- 24.2-----
08250730    SW 6.0 8.0----1020.1- 24.2-----
08250720    SW 6.0 7.0----1020.1- 24.3-----
08250710    SW 6.0 7.0----1020.2- 24.3-- 16.79--
08250700    SW 6.0 7.0 0.4 3--1020.3 -1.2 24.3 28.2----
08250650    SW 6.0 7.0----1020.3- 24.3-----
08250640    SW 6.0 7.0----1020.3- 24.3-----
08250630    SW 6.0 7.0----1020.4- 24.3-----
08250620    SW 6.0 7.0----1020.6- 24.6-----
08250610    SW 6.0 7.0----1020.7- 25.0-- 16.70--
08250600    SW 6.0 7.0 0.5 3--1020.8 -0.9 25.1 28.2----
08250550    SW 6.0 7.0----1020.9- 25.0-----
08250540    SW 6.0 7.0----1021.0- 25.0-----
08250530    SW 6.0 8.0----1021.1- 24.9-----
08250520    SW 6.0 8.0----1021.2- 24.8-----
08250510    SW 6.0 7.0----1021.2- 24.7-- 16.88--
08250500   SSW 5.0 7.0 0.4 3--1021.2 -0.6 24.5 28.4----
08250450   SSW 6.0 6.0----1021.4- 24.5-----
08250440   SSW 5.0 7.0----1021.5- 24.7-----
08250430   SSW 4.0 5.0----1021.4- 24.8-----
08250420   SSW 4.0 5.0----1021.4- 24.9-----
08250410   SSW 5.0 6.0----1021.5- 25.2-- 16.77--
08250400   SSW 5.0 6.0 0.5 3--1021.5 -0.4 25.4 28.4----
08250350   SSW 6.0 7.0----1021.5- 25.5-----
08250340    S 6.0 8.0----1021.5- 25.5-----
08250330   SSW 6.0 8.0----1021.5- 25.4-----
08250320    S 6.0 8.0----1021.6- 25.4-----
08250310    S 6.0 8.0----1021.7- 25.4-- 16.83--
08250300    S 6.0 8.0 0.4 3--1021.8 +0.0 25.3 28.4----
08250250    S 6.0 7.0----1021.8- 25.3-----
08250240   SSW 6.0 7.0----1021.9- 25.2-----
08250230   SSW 6.0 7.0----1021.9- 25.2-----
08250220   SSW 5.0 6.0----1021.8- 25.2-----
08250210   SSW 5.0 6.0----1021.8- 25.4-----
08250200   SSW 5.0 7.0 0.3 2--1021.8 +0.2 25.4 28.3----
08250150   SSW 5.0 6.0----1021.9- 25.4-----
08250140   SSW 5.0 6.0----1021.8- 25.4-----
08250130   SSW 5.0 6.0----1021.9- 25.5-----
08250120   SSW 5.0 6.0----1021.9- 25.7-----
08250110   SSW 5.0 7.0----1021.9- 25.9-- 17.00--
08250100   SSW 6.0 7.0 0.4 2--1021.9 +0.0 26.0 28.5----
08250050   SSW 6.0 7.0----1022.0- 26.0-----
08250040    S 6.0 7.0----1021.9- 26.1-----
08250030    S 6.0 8.0----1021.8- 26.1-----
08250020    S 6.0 7.0----1021.6- 26.2-----
08250010    S 6.0 7.0----1021.6- 26.2-- 16.97--
08250000    S 6.0 8.0 0.4 2--1021.6 -0.7 26.2 28.5----
08242350    S 6.0 8.0----1021.7- 26.3-----
08242340    S 6.0 7.0----1021.7- 26.5-----
08242330    S 6.0 7.0----1021.8- 26.6-----
08242320    S 6.0 7.0----1021.6- 26.7-----
08242310    S 6.0 7.0----1021.6- 26.8-- 16.98--
08242300    S 5.0 6.0 0.3 2--1021.6 -1.3 26.9 28.6----
08242250    S 5.0 7.0----1021.6- 26.9-----
08242240    S 5.0 6.0----1021.6- 27.0-----
08242230    S 5.0 6.0----1021.7- 27.1-----
08242220    S 5.0 6.0----1021.9- 27.1-----
08242210    S 5.0 6.0----1021.9- 27.0-- 17.00--
08242200    S 5.0 6.0 0.3 2--1022.0 -1.6 27.1 28.8----
08242150    S 5.0 6.0----1022.1- 27.1-----
08242140    S 5.0 6.0----1022.2- 27.1-----
08242130    S 5.0 6.0----1022.2- 27.1-----
08242120    S 5.0 6.0----1022.2- 27.0-----
08242110    S 5.0 6.0----1022.2- 26.9-- 16.96--
08242100    S 5.0 6.0 0.2---1022.3 -2.0 26.9 28.8----
08242050    S 5.0 7.0----1022.4- 26.8-----
08242040   SSE 5.0 6.0----1022.5- 26.8-----
08242030   SSE 5.0 6.0----1022.5- 26.6-----
08242020   SSE 5.0 6.0----1022.6- 26.5-----
08242010   SSE 5.0 5.0----1022.7- 26.5-- 16.79--
08242000   SSE 5.0 6.0----1022.9 -2.0 26.4 28.9----
08241950   SSE 5.0 6.0----1023.1- 26.4-----
08241940    S 4.0 6.0----1023.2- 26.4-----
08241930   SSE 4.0 5.0----1023.3- 26.4-----
08241920   SSE 4.0 5.0----1023.4- 26.3-----
08241910   SSE 4.0 5.0----1023.5- 26.1-- 16.74--
08241900   SSE 4.0 5.0 0.1---1023.6 -1.5 26.0 29.2----
08241850   SSE 4.0 5.0----1023.6- 26.0-----
08241840   SSE 4.0 5.0----1023.8- 25.9-----
08241830   SSE 4.0 4.0----1023.9- 25.9-----
08241820   SSE 3.0 5.0----1024.1- 25.8-----
08241810   SSE 3.0 4.0----1024.2- 25.8-- 16.65--
08241800   SSE 3.0 4.0 0.1---1024.3 -1.4 25.7 29.1----
08241750   SSE 3.0 4.0----1024.3- 25.6-----
08241740   SSE 3.0 4.0----1024.4- 25.6-----
08241730    SE 3.0 4.0----1024.5- 25.5-----
08241720    SE 3.0 3.0----1024.6- 25.5-----
08241710    SE 2.0 4.0----1024.6- 25.5-- 16.74--
08241700    SE 2.0 3.0 0.1---1024.8 -0.9 25.4 29.2----
08241650    SE 1.0 2.0----1024.9- 25.4-----
08241640    SE 1.0 2.0----1024.9- 25.2-----
08241630    SE 1.0 3.0----1025.0- 25.3-----
08241620    S 1.0 2.0----1025.0- 25.2-----
08241610   SSW 1.0 2.0----1025.0- 25.4-- 16.70--
08241600   WSW 1.0 2.0 0.1---1025.1 -0.6 25.0 28.9----
08241550   WSW 1.0 1.0----1025.1- 25.0-----
08241540    W 1.0 2.0----1025.2- 24.9-----
08241530    SW 1.0 2.0----1025.3- 24.9-----
08241520    SW 1.0 2.0----1025.4- 24.7-----
08241510    W 2.0 3.0----1025.6- 24.6-- 16.63--
08241500    W 1.0 3.0 0.1---1025.6 +0.0 24.6 28.4----
08241450    W 2.0 2.0----1025.6- 24.6-----
08241440    W 2.0 3.0----1025.5- 24.5-----
08241430   WNW 2.0 3.0----1025.5- 24.5-----
08241420   WNW 2.0 3.0----1025.6- 24.4-----
08241410   WNW 2.0 3.0----1025.7- 24.3-- 16.51--
08241400   WNW 3.0 5.0 0.2---1025.7 +0.5 24.3 28.1----
08241350   WNW 3.0 4.0----1025.7- 24.2-----
08241340    W 3.0 5.0----1025.6- 24.3-----
08241330    W 3.0 4.0----1025.6- 24.3-----
08241320   WNW 4.0 4.0----1025.6- 24.3-----
08241310   WNW 4.0 4.0----1025.7- 24.3-- 16.38--
08241300   WNW 4.0 5.0 0.2---1025.8 +1.1 24.3 28.0----
08241250   WNW 4.0 5.0----1025.8- 24.2-----

Ocean Conditions at 44042 as of
1200 GMT on 08/25/2016:

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):27.71 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):17.05 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 6.39 ppm
5-day plot - ChlorophyllChlorophyll (CLCON): 4.01 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
08251100 1.027.93-17.07- 6.15 4.25 1--
08251000 1.027.97-16.74- 6.74 3.47 1--
08250900 1.028.10-16.75- 6.78 3.57 1--
08250800 1.028.18-16.76- 6.85 3.69 1--
08250700 1.028.24-16.79- 6.88 3.73 1--
08250600 1.028.19-16.70- 6.36 3.68 1--
08250500 1.028.41-16.88- 6.73 4.27 1--
08250400 1.028.37-16.77- 6.88 4.09 1--
08250300 1.028.36-16.83- 6.83 4.21 1--
08250100 1.028.46-17.00- 6.74 3.81 1--
08250000 1.028.50-16.97- 7.15 4.22 1--
08242300 1.028.60-16.98- 7.22 3.97 2--
08242200 1.028.75-17.00- 7.43 3.75 2--
08242100 1.028.81-16.96- 7.51 3.00 2--
08242000 1.028.91-16.79- 7.21 2.50 1--
08241900 1.029.24-16.74- 6.97 3.06 1--
08241800 1.029.09-16.65- 6.46 2.68 1--
08241700 1.029.23-16.74- 6.63 3.09 1--
08241600 1.028.87-16.70- 6.79 2.72 1--
08241500 1.028.42-16.63- 6.76 2.24 1--
08241400 1.028.14-16.51- 6.66 2.42 1--
08241300 1.027.99-16.38- 6.63 2.62 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.