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Station 44042 - Potomac, MD Image indicating link to RSS feed of recent meteorological observations for station 44042

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

Station 44042
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Conditions at 44042 as of
2100 GMT on 05/20/2018:
     

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): SSW ( 210 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 3.0 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Gust Wind Gust (GST): 3.0 m/s
5-day plot - Wave Height Wave Height (WVHT): 0.2 m
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1015.4 mb
5-day plot - Pressure Tendency Pressure Tendency (PTDY): -0.9 mb ( Falling )
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 25.5 °C
5-day plot - Water Temperature Water Temperature (WTMP): 22.1 °C
5-day plot - Salinity Salinity (SAL): 9.59 psu
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 10 meters (WSPD10M): 3 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 20 meters (WSPD20M): 3 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
05202050 SSW 3.0 3.0 0.2---1015.5- 25.5-----
05202040  SW 3.0 3.0----1015.6- 25.5-----
05202030  SW 3.0 3.0----1015.8- 25.6-----
05202020  SW 3.0 3.0----1015.9- 25.4-----
05202010  SW 3.0 3.0 0.2---1016.0- 25.7-- 9.60--
05202000  SW 3.0 3.0 0.2---1016.2 -0.6 25.9 21.6----
05201950  SW 2.0 2.0----1016.2- 26.1-----
05201940  W 2.0 3.0----1016.3- 25.8-----
05201930 WSW 2.0 3.0----1016.3- 25.5-----
05201920  SW 2.0 3.0----1016.3- 25.3-----
05201910 WSW 2.0 2.0 0.2---1016.3- 25.4-- 9.39--
05201900 WSW 1.0 2.0 0.2---1016.2 -0.9 25.1 21.7----
05201850  W 2.0 3.0 0.2---1016.3- 25.2-----
05201840  W 3.0 3.0----1016.4- 25.2-----
05201830  SW 3.0 3.0----1016.2- 24.8-----
05201820  SW 3.0 3.0----1016.3- 24.7-----
05201810  SW 3.0 3.0 0.3---1016.4- 24.5-- 9.54--
05201800  SW 3.0 4.0 0.3 2--1016.3 -1.0 24.7 21.3----
05201750 WSW 3.0 4.0 0.3---1016.5- 24.6-----
05201740 WSW 4.0 4.0----1016.6- 24.4-----
05201730 WSW 4.0 4.0----1016.7- 24.4-----
05201720 WSW 3.0 4.0----1016.7- 24.2-----
05201710 WSW 4.0 4.0 0.3---1016.7- 24.2-- 9.76--
05201700 WSW 4.0 5.0 0.3 2--1016.8 -0.5 24.1 20.9----
05201650 WSW 4.0 5.0 0.3---1016.8- 24.1-----
05201640 WSW 5.0 6.0----1016.9- 24.3-----
05201630 WSW 5.0 6.0----1016.9- 24.0-----
05201620  SW 4.0 5.0----1016.9- 23.9-----
05201610  SW 5.0 6.0 0.3---1017.0- 23.8-- 9.66--
05201600  SW 4.0 6.0 0.3 2--1017.1 -0.3 23.5 20.7----
05201550 WSW 4.0 4.0----1017.3- 23.4-----
05201540 WSW 4.0 5.0----1017.3- 23.4-----
05201530 WSW 4.0 5.0----1017.3- 23.5-----
05201520  W 4.0 5.0----1017.3- 23.2-----
05201510  W 4.0 4.0 0.4---1017.3- 23.1-- 9.61--
05201500  W 4.0 5.0 0.4 2--1017.3 +0.3 23.0 20.4----
05201450  W 3.0 4.0 0.4---1017.4- 22.9-----
05201440  W 4.0 5.0----1017.3- 23.1-----
05201430 WSW 4.0 6.0----1017.3- 23.1-----
05201420 WSW 4.0 5.0----1017.4- 23.0-----
05201410 WSW 4.0 6.0 0.4---1017.3- 23.0-- 10.04--
05201400 WSW 5.0 6.0 0.4 3--1017.3 +0.4 23.0 20.3----
05201350  SW 5.0 7.0 0.4---1017.2- 22.9-----
05201340 WSW 6.0 7.0----1017.3- 22.8-----
05201330 WSW 6.0 7.0----1017.3- 22.8-----
05201320 WSW 6.0 8.0----1017.4- 22.8-----
05201310 WSW 6.0 7.0 0.6---1017.4- 22.5-- 10.43--
05201300 WSW 6.0 8.0 0.6 3--1017.4 +0.6 22.4 20.2----
05201250 WSW 6.0 9.0 0.6---1017.4- 22.4-----
05201240  SW 8.0 10.0----1017.0- 22.5-----
05201230  SW 8.0 11.0----1017.1- 22.6-----
05201220  SW 8.0 10.0----1017.0- 22.5-----
05201210  SW 8.0 11.0 0.5---1017.0- 22.5-- 10.26--
05201200  SW 9.0 11.0 0.5 3--1017.1 +0.0 22.4 20.1----
05201150  SW 8.0 9.0 0.5---1017.2- 22.3-----
05201140  SW 8.0 11.0----1017.2- 22.2-----
05201130  SW 7.0 10.0----1017.3- 22.1-----
05201120  SW 7.0 9.0----1017.2- 22.1-----
05201110  SW 8.0 10.0 0.6---1016.9- 22.0-- 10.23--
05201100 SSW 8.0 10.0 0.6 3--1016.8 +0.0 22.0 20.1----
05201050 SSW 8.0 10.0----1016.6- 22.0-----
05201040 SSW 8.0 9.0----1016.7- 22.0-----
05201030  SW 8.0 11.0----1016.8- 22.1-----
05201020  SW 7.0 10.0----1016.7- 22.0-----
05201010  SW 7.0 10.0 0.5---1016.7- 22.0-- 10.29--
05201000  SW 7.0 9.0 0.5 2--1016.8 -0.4 22.0 20.1----
05200950  SW 8.0 10.0 0.5---1016.8- 22.1-----
05200940 SSW 7.0 9.0----1016.7- 22.0-----
05200930 SSW 7.0 9.0----1016.7- 22.0-----
05200920 SSW 7.0 9.0----1016.7- 22.1-----
05200910 SSW 7.0 9.0 0.5---1016.8- 22.1-- 10.39--
05200900 SSW 7.0 8.0 0.5 2--1016.9 -0.6 22.0 20.0----
05200850  SW 7.0 9.0 0.5---1016.9- 22.0-----
05200840  SW 7.0 9.0----1017.1- 22.1-----
05200830  SW 7.0 10.0----1016.9- 22.1-----
05200820  SW 7.0 10.0----1016.8- 22.1-----
05200810  SW 6.0 8.0 0.5---1016.9- 22.0-- 10.36--
05200800  SW 6.0 8.0 0.5 2--1016.9 -1.2 22.0 20.1----
05200750  SW 7.0 9.0 0.5---1016.8- 22.1-----
05200740  SW 7.0 9.0----1016.8- 22.1-----
05200730 SSW 7.0 10.0----1016.7- 22.1-----
05200720 SSW 7.0 10.0----1016.9- 22.2-----
05200710  SW 6.0 10.0 0.5---1017.0- 22.1-- 10.31--
05200700  SW 6.0 9.0 0.5 2--1017.2 -1.1 22.1 20.1----
05200650  SW 6.0 9.0----1017.3- 22.0-----
05200640 SSW 5.0 7.0----1017.4- 22.0-----
05200630 SSW 5.0 8.0----1017.4- 22.1-----
05200620 SSW 6.0 8.0----1017.4- 22.2-----
05200610 SSW 7.0 8.0 0.4---1017.4- 22.2-- 10.39--
05200600 SSW 7.0 8.0 0.4 2--1017.5 -0.9 22.2 20.1----
05200550 SSW 6.0 9.0 0.4---1017.6- 22.1-----
05200540 SSW 6.0 7.0----1017.6- 22.2-----
05200530 SSW 5.0 7.0----1017.8- 22.1-----
05200520 SSW 5.0 7.0----1018.0- 22.2-----
05200510 SSW 4.0 5.0 0.3---1018.1- 21.9-- 10.25--
05200500 SSW 3.0 4.0 0.3 2--1018.1 +0.0 21.8 20.2----
05200450 SSW 4.0 5.0 0.3---1018.2- 21.9-----
05200440  SW 4.0 6.0----1018.1- 21.9-----
05200430 SSW 4.0 5.0----1018.2- 21.9-----
05200420 SSW 4.0 5.0----1018.2- 21.9-----
05200410 SSW 4.0 5.0 0.3---1018.3- 21.9-- 10.36--
05200400 SSW 4.0 5.0 0.3 3--1018.3 +0.6 21.8 20.2----
05200350 SSW 4.0 5.0----1018.2- 21.8-----
05200340  S 4.0 5.0----1018.0- 21.7-----
05200330  S 4.0 5.0----1018.0- 21.7-----
05200320  S 4.0 5.0----1018.2- 21.7-----
05200310 SSW 4.0 5.0 0.3---1018.4- 21.6-- 10.48--
05200300  S 4.0 5.0 0.3 3--1018.4 +0.8 21.6 20.1----
05200250  S 4.0 6.0 0.3---1018.3- 21.7-----
05200240  S 5.0 6.0----1018.3- 21.6-----
05200230  S 5.0 6.0----1018.3- 21.5-----
05200220  S 4.0 5.0----1018.3- 21.5-----
05200210  S 5.0 5.0 0.3---1017.9- 21.5-- 10.78--
05200200  S 4.0 6.0 0.3 3--1018.1 +0.5 21.4 20.0----
05200150  S 4.0 5.0----1017.9- 21.1-----
05200140  S 3.0 4.0----1017.9- 20.9-----
05200130  S 4.0 4.0----1017.9- 20.9-----
05200120  S 4.0 5.0----1017.9- 20.8-----
05200110  S 4.0 4.0 0.4---1017.7- 20.8-- 10.97--
05200100  S 4.0 5.0 0.4 3--1017.7 -0.9 20.8 19.7----
05200050 SSE 5.0 6.0 0.4---1017.7- 20.7-----
05200040 SSE 6.0 7.0----1017.6- 20.6-----
05200030 SSE 6.0 7.0----1017.5- 20.5-----
05200020 SSE 5.0 6.0----1017.4- 20.5-----
05200010 SSE 4.0 5.0 0.3---1017.4- 20.4-- 10.75--
05200000 SSE 5.0 5.0 0.3 2--1017.6 -1.4 20.4 19.9----
05192350 SSE 5.0 6.0 0.3---1017.6- 20.5-----
05192340 SSE 5.0 6.0----1017.7- 20.7-----
05192330 SSE 5.0 6.0----1017.7- 20.7-----
05192320 SSE 5.0 6.0----1017.5- 20.7-----
05192310 SSE 4.0 5.0 0.3---1017.5- 20.6-- 10.82--
05192300 SSE 3.0 4.0 0.3 2--1017.6 -1.9 20.6 19.9----
05192250 SSE 4.0 4.0 0.3---1017.8- 20.9-----
05192240  S 4.0 5.0----1018.0- 21.0-----
05192230  S 5.0 7.0----1018.2- 21.1-----
05192220  S 5.0 7.0----1018.4- 21.1-----
05192210  S 6.0 7.0 0.2---1018.5- 21.1-- 10.61--
05192200 SSE 5.0 7.0 0.2---1018.6 -1.3 20.8 20.1----
05192150 SSE 3.0 4.0 0.2---1018.7- 20.8-----
05192140 SSE 3.0 3.0----1018.4- 20.8-----
05192130  SE 3.0 3.0----1018.5- 20.9-----
05192120 SSE 4.0 5.0----1018.7- 21.1-----
05192110 SSE 4.0 4.0 0.2---1018.8- 21.1-- 10.62--
05192100 SSE 4.0 5.0 0.2---1018.9 -0.7 21.1 20.0----
05192050 SSE 4.0 4.0 0.2---1019.1- 20.8-----

Detailed Wave Summary
for 44042 as of
2100 GMT on 05/20/2018:

These wave data are displayed in rounded times.

     

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 - Significant Wave HeightSignificant Wave Height (WVHT): 0.2 m
Previous observations
5-day plot - Significant Wave Height 5-day plot - Swell Height 5-day plot - Swell Period 5-day plot - Swell Direction 5-day plot - Wind Wave Height 5-day plot - Wind Wave Period 5-day plot - Wind Wave Direction 5-day plot - Wave Steepness 5-day plot - Average Wave Period
MM DD TIME
(GMT)
WVHT
m
SwH
m
SwP
sec
SwD WWH
m
WWP
sec
WWD STEEPNESS APD
sec
05202000  0.2------ N/A-
05201900  0.2------ N/A-
05201800  0.3------ N/A-
05201700  0.3------ N/A-
05201600  0.3------ N/A-
05201500  0.4------ N/A-
05201400  0.4------ N/A-
05201300  0.6------ N/A-
05201200  0.5------ N/A-
05201100  0.6------ N/A-
05201000  0.5------ N/A-
05200900  0.5------ N/A-
05200800  0.5------ N/A-
05200700  0.5------ N/A-
05200600  0.4------ N/A-
05200500  0.3------ N/A-
05200400  0.3------ N/A-
05200300  0.3------ N/A-
05200200  0.3------ N/A-
05200100  0.4------ N/A-
05200000  0.3------ N/A-
05192300  0.3------ N/A-
05192200  0.2------ N/A-
05192100  0.2------ N/A-

Disclaimer: Ocean current directions are measured to the nearest 10 degrees and speeds are measured to the nearest whole centimeter per second.

Ocean Current Data for 44042

Unit of Measure:   Time Zone:   
   2100 GMT   2000 GMT   1900 GMT   1800 GMT
Depth
m
   Dir
°
Speed
cm/s
   Dir
°
Speed
cm/s
   Dir
°
Speed
cm/s
   Dir
°
Speed
cm/s
3     280 11.0    270 10.0    250 8.0    120 7.0

Previous (up to 48) reports of ocean current data for 44042

Ocean Current Stick Plots are available in metric units only:

All Instruments -1-day plot - ocean current 1-day plot     3-day plot - ocean current 3-day plot     5-day plot - ocean current 5-day plot     


Ocean Conditions at 44042 as of
2100 GMT on 05/20/2018:

These oceanographic data are displayed in rounded times.

     

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):22.13 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL): 9.59 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 8.03 ppm
5-day plot - ChlorophyllChlorophyll (CLCON): 3.89 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
05202000 1.021.56- 9.60- 8.00 3.25 2--
05201900 1.021.66- 9.39- 7.95 4.77 2--
05201800 1.021.28- 9.54- 7.87 3.12 2--
05201700 1.020.90- 9.76- 7.78 2.74 1--
05201600 1.020.73- 9.66- 7.69 2.51 1--
05201500 1.020.40- 9.61- 7.70 2.77 1--
05201400 1.020.26-10.04- 7.63 2.51 1--
05201300 1.020.15-10.43- 7.70 3.67 1--
05201200 1.020.11-10.26- 7.65 3.20 1--
05201100 1.020.13-10.23- 7.59 4.11 1--
05201000 1.020.10-10.29- 7.56 4.29 1--
05200900 1.020.04-10.39- 7.56 4.10 1--
05200800 1.020.09-10.36- 7.57 4.28 1--
05200700 1.020.14-10.31- 7.62 4.14 1--
05200600 1.020.10-10.39- 7.63 4.02 1--
05200500 1.020.15-10.25- 7.72 4.14 1--
05200400 1.020.20-10.36- 7.75 5.90 1--
05200300 1.020.11-10.48- 7.78 5.44 1--
05200200 1.019.97-10.78- 7.83 5.27 1--
05200100 1.019.74-10.97- 7.90 4.36 1--
05200000 1.019.93-10.75- 7.91 4.51 1--
05192300 1.019.89-10.82- 8.00 5.08 1--
05192200 1.020.07-10.61- 7.82 5.18 1--
05192100 1.020.00-10.62- 7.75 5.18 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.