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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 76.336 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
0410 GMT on 11/27/2014:
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): NW ( 310 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 10.0 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Gust Wind Gust (GST): 12.0 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1015.6 mb
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 5.5 °C
5-day plot - Salinity Salinity (SAL): 17.80 psu
5-day plot - Wind Chill Wind Chill (CHILL): 0.3 °C
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 10 meters (WSPD10M): 11 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 20 meters (WSPD20M): 12 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
11270400    NW 9.0 11.0 0.6 3--1015.6 +2.8 5.6 9.4- 17.80--
11270350    NW 9.0 12.0----1015.4- 5.4-- 17.80--
11270340    NW 10.0 12.0----1015.2- 5.4-----
11270330    NW 10.0 12.0----1015.1- 5.3-----
11270320    NW 10.0 12.0----1014.9- 5.2-----
11270310    NW 10.0 12.0----1014.6- 5.0-- 17.88--
11270300    NW 10.0 12.0 0.6 3--1014.6 +2.5 5.0 9.4- 17.88--
11270250    NW 9.0 11.0----1014.5- 4.8-- 17.88--
11270240    NW 9.0 10.0----1014.3- 4.7-----
11270230    NW 9.0 10.0----1014.1- 4.6-----
11270220   NNW 8.0 10.0----1013.9- 4.6-----
11270210   NNW 8.0 11.0----1013.7- 4.6-- 17.97--
11270200   NNW 9.0 11.0 0.6 3--1013.5 +1.5 4.6 9.6- 17.97--
11270150    NW 9.0 11.0----1013.4- 4.6-- 17.97--
11270140   NNW 9.0 11.0----1013.3- 4.7-----
11270130   NNW 8.0 11.0----1013.1- 4.7-----
11270120   NNW 8.0 10.0----1012.9- 4.7-----
11270110   NNW 8.0 10.0----1012.8- 4.6-- 17.97--
11270100   NNW 7.0 9.0 0.6 3--1012.8 +0.9 4.6 9.6- 17.97--
11270050   NNW 7.0 9.0----1012.5- 4.6-- 17.97--
11270040   NNW 8.0 10.0----1012.5- 4.6-----
11270030   NNW 7.0 9.0----1012.4- 4.5-----
11270020    N 8.0 9.0----1012.4- 4.6-----
11270010    N 7.0 10.0----1012.2- 4.6-- 17.96--
11270000    N 8.0 10.0 0.6 3--1012.1 +1.9 4.6 9.6- 17.96--
11262350    N 8.0 10.0----1011.9- 4.6-- 17.96--
11262340    N 8.0 11.0----1011.8- 4.5-----
11262330    N 9.0 12.0----1011.9- 4.5-----
11262320   NNW 9.0 11.0----1012.2- 4.5-----
11262310    N 9.0 11.0----1012.1- 4.4-- 17.93--
11262300   NNW 9.0 11.0 0.4 2--1012.0 +4.1 4.4 9.7- 17.93--
11262250   NNW 9.0 13.0----1012.0- 4.2-- 17.93--
11262240   NNW 9.0 12.0----1011.9- 4.1-----
11262230    N 9.0 11.0----1011.8- 4.0-----
11262220    N 9.0 11.0----1011.9- 4.1-----
11262210   NNW 10.0 12.0----1012.0- 4.2-- 17.92--
11262200   NNW 10.0 12.0 0.4 2--1011.8 +3.7 4.3 9.8- 17.92--
11262150   NNW 11.0 13.0----1011.7- 4.2-- 17.92--
11262140   NNW 11.0 13.0----1011.5- 4.2-----
11262130   NNW 11.0 13.0----1011.1- 4.3-----
11262120   NNW 11.0 13.0----1010.9- 4.3-----
11262110   NNW 11.0 13.0----1010.4- 4.6-- 17.90--
11262100   NNW 10.0 13.0 0.4 2--1010.2 +0.8 5.0 9.9- 17.90--
11262050   NNW 9.0 11.0----1010.3- 5.5-- 17.90--
11262040   NNW 9.0 11.0----1009.9- 5.5-----
11262030   NNW 9.0 12.0----1009.2- 5.3-----
11262020   NNW 8.0 10.0----1008.4- 5.2-----
11262010    N 8.0 10.0----1008.5- 5.1-- 17.87--
11262000    N 8.0 11.0 0.4 2--1008.0 -3.5 5.1 10.0- 17.87--
11261950    N 8.0 10.0----1008.0- 5.0-- 17.87--
11261940    N 9.0 12.0----1006.9- 4.9-----
11261930   NNE 9.0 12.0----1007.0- 4.9-----
11261920   NNE 9.0 12.0----1007.2- 4.8-----
11261910   NNE 9.0 12.0----1007.2- 4.8-- 17.86--
11261900   NNE 9.0 11.0----1008.2 -5.4 4.9 9.8- 17.86--
11261850    N 9.0 12.0----1008.2- 5.0-- 17.86--
11261840   NNE 10.0 13.0----1008.1- 5.0-----
11261830   NNE 9.0 12.0----1008.6- 5.0-----
11261820   NNE 9.0 12.0----1009.2- 5.0-----
11261800    N 10.0 13.0----1009.4 -4.2 5.3 9.7- 17.96--
11261750   NNE 10.0 13.0----1009.5- 5.4-- 17.96--
11261740   NNE 10.0 14.0----1009.7- 5.5-----
11261730   NNE 10.0 13.0----1010.6- 5.5-----
11261720    N 10.0 13.0----1011.4- 5.6-----
11261710    N 9.0 12.0----1012.0- 5.7-- 17.90--
11261700    N 10.0 12.0----1011.5 -4.4 5.7 9.8- 17.90--
11261650   NNE 10.0 12.0----1011.5- 5.9-- 17.90--
11261640   NNE 9.0 10.0----1012.2- 6.0-----
11261630    N 9.0 12.0----1013.1- 6.1-----
11261620    N 8.0 12.0----1013.4- 6.2-----
11261610   NNE 9.0 13.0----1013.5- 6.3-- 17.91--
11261600   NNE 10.0 13.0 0.3 3--1013.6 -1.2 6.3 9.8- 17.91--
11261550   NNE 10.0 13.0----1013.9- 6.5-- 17.91--
11261540   NNE 10.0 12.0----1013.8- 6.6-----
11261530   NNE 11.0 13.0----1013.6- 6.6-----
11261520   NNE 11.0 14.0----1013.9- 6.6-----
11261510   NNE 11.0 15.0----1013.7- 6.8-- 17.90--
11261500    NE 11.0 16.0 0.3 3--1013.6 -2.2 6.8 9.8- 17.90--
11261450    NE 11.0 14.0----1013.9- 6.9-- 17.90--
11261440    NE 11.0 14.0----1013.9- 7.0-----
11261430    NE 11.0 14.0----1014.1- 7.0-----
11261420    NE 10.0 13.0----1014.7- 7.1-----
11261410   NNE 10.0 12.0----1015.3- 7.2-- 17.88--
11261400   NNE 9.0 11.0 0.3 3--1015.9 -0.5 7.2 9.8- 17.88--
11261350   NNE 9.0 10.0----1016.0- 7.2-- 17.88--
11261340    NE 8.0 12.0----1015.7- 7.2-----
11261330    NE 8.0 10.0----1015.7- 7.2-----
11261320    NE 8.0 11.0----1015.5- 7.2-----
11261310    NE 8.0 11.0----1015.4- 7.1-- 17.96--
11261300    NE 9.0 12.0 0.3 3--1014.8 -2.0 7.0 9.8- 17.96--
11261250    NE 9.0 12.0----1014.8- 7.0-- 17.96--
11261240    NE 9.0 12.0----1015.5- 7.0-----
11261230    NE 9.0 12.0----1015.3- 7.1-----
11261220    NE 9.0 11.0----1015.8- 7.1-----
11261210    NE 9.0 11.0----1016.1- 7.2-- 18.03--
11261200    NE 9.0 12.0 0.3 2--1015.8 -0.9 7.2 9.8- 18.03--
11261150    NE 9.0 11.0----1015.4- 7.2-- 18.03--
11261140    NE 10.0 12.0----1015.5- 7.2-----
11261130   ENE 10.0 14.0----1015.5- 7.2-----
11261120   ENE 10.0 13.0----1015.5- 7.2-----
11261110   ENE 10.0 13.0----1016.1- 7.3-- 18.08--
11261100   ENE 10.0 12.0 0.3 2--1016.4 -1.3 7.3 9.8- 18.08--
11261050   ENE 10.0 13.0----1016.5- 7.4-- 18.08--
11261040   ENE 11.0 13.0----1016.2- 7.4-----
11261030   ENE 11.0 13.0----1016.2- 7.4-----
11261020   ENE 11.0 13.0----1015.9- 7.3-----
11261010   ENE 10.0 13.0----1016.5- 7.4-- 17.94--
11261000   ENE 10.0 12.0 0.3 2--1016.9 -1.7 7.4 9.8- 17.94--
11260950    E 10.0 12.0----1017.4- 7.6-- 17.94--
11260940   ENE 9.0 11.0----1017.2- 7.7-----
11260930   ENE 10.0 12.0----1017.1- 7.8-----
11260920   ENE 10.0 11.0----1016.8- 8.0-----
11260910   ENE 9.0 12.0----1017.1- 8.3-- 17.96--
11260900   ENE 9.0 11.0 0.3 2--1016.7 -2.5 8.4 10.2- 17.96--
11260850   ENE 8.0 10.0----1016.7- 8.7-- 17.96--
11260840   ENE 7.0 10.0----1016.8- 8.9-----
11260830    NE 6.0 8.0----1016.9- 9.1-----
11260820    NE 6.0 8.0----1016.9- 9.2-----
11260810    NE 6.0 7.0----1017.4- 9.4-- 17.94--
11260800    NE 5.0 6.0 0.2---1017.6 -2.5 9.6 10.2- 17.94--
11260750    NE 5.0 6.0----1017.5- 9.6-- 17.94--
11260740    NE 6.0 7.0----1017.2- 9.7-----
11260730    NE 6.0 7.0----1017.5- 9.8-----
11260720    NE 6.0 7.0----1017.7- 9.8-----
11260710    NE 5.0 6.0----1018.2- 9.9-- 17.85--
11260700    NE 5.0 6.0 0.2---1018.5 -1.5 9.8 9.9- 17.85--
11260650    NE 4.0 5.0----1018.8- 9.8-- 17.85--
11260640    NE 3.0 4.0----1019.0- 9.9-----
11260630    NE 3.0 4.0----1019.2- 10.1-----
11260620    NE 3.0 5.0----1019.1- 10.0-----
11260610   NNE 4.0 6.0----1019.0- 9.9-- 17.86--
11260600    NE 3.0 4.0 0.2---1019.2 -1.4 10.0 9.9- 17.86--
11260550   ENE 3.0 4.0----1019.1- 10.2-- 17.86--
11260540    E 3.0 4.0----1019.1- 10.2-----
11260530    E 3.0 4.0----1019.1- 10.3-----
11260520    E 3.0 5.0----1019.4- 10.3-----
11260510    E 2.0 3.0----1019.8- 10.3-- 17.88--
11260500   ESE 3.0 3.0 0.0---1020.1 +0.7 10.4 9.9- 17.88--
11260450    E 3.0 4.0----1020.0- 10.5-- 17.88--
11260440    E 2.0 4.0----1020.1- 10.4-----
11260430    NE 2.0 3.0----1020.2- 10.3-----
11260420    E 2.0 2.0----1020.0- 10.3-----
11260410    E 2.0 2.0----1020.0- 10.4-- 17.88--
11260400   ENE 2.0 2.0 0.0---1020.0 +1.2 10.2 9.9- 17.88--
11260350   ENE 1.0 2.0----1020.2- 10.2-- 17.88--

Ocean Conditions at 44042 as of
0400 GMT on 11/27/2014:

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): 9.42 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):17.80 psu
5-day plot - ChlorophyllChlorophyll (CLCON): 3.47 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
11270300 1.0 9.45-17.88-- 3.46 1--
11270200 1.0 9.62-17.97-- 3.95 1--
11270100 1.0 9.63-17.97-- 4.04 1--
11270000 1.0 9.64-17.96-- 4.09 1--
11262300 1.0 9.73-17.93-- 4.25 2--
11262200 1.0 9.81-17.92-- 4.46 3--
11262100 1.0 9.91-17.90-- 4.68 4--
11262000 1.010.03-17.87-- 4.47 5--
11261900 1.0 9.77-17.86-- 4.18 7--
11261800 1.0 9.74-17.96-- 4.25 1--
11261700 1.0 9.75-17.90-- 4.30 1--
11261600 1.0 9.77-17.91-- 4.30 1--
11261500 1.0 9.79-17.90-- 4.26 1--
11261400 1.0 9.79-17.88-- 4.17 1--
11261300 1.0 9.80-17.96-- 4.02 1--
11261200 1.0 9.81-18.03-- 4.01 1--
11261100 1.0 9.83-18.08-- 3.84 1--
11261000 1.0 9.85-17.94-- 3.74 1--
11260900 1.010.18-17.96-- 2.82 1--
11260800 1.010.22-17.94-- 2.80 1--
11260700 1.0 9.93-17.85-- 3.82 1--
11260600 1.0 9.91-17.86-- 3.67 1--
11260500 1.0 9.86-17.88-- 4.24 1--
11260400 1.0 9.86-17.88-- 4.35 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.