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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 76.336 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
0200 GMT on 07/30/2015:
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): S ( 190 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 7.0 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Gust Wind Gust (GST): 8.0 m/s
5-day plot - Wave Height Wave Height (WVHT): 0.4 m
5-day plot - Dominant Wave Period Dominant Wave Period (DPD): 3 sec
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1014.4 mb
5-day plot - Pressure Tendency Pressure Tendency (PTDY): +1.4 mb ( Rising )
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 28.0 °C
5-day plot - Water Temperature Water Temperature (WTMP): 28.2 °C
5-day plot - Salinity Salinity (SAL): 12.93 psu
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 10 meters (WSPD10M): 8 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 20 meters (WSPD20M): 8 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
07300150    S 7.0 8.0----1014.3- 28.0-----
07300140   SSW 6.0 7.0----1014.2- 28.0-----
07300130   SSW 6.0 7.0----1014.1- 28.1-----
07300120   SSW 6.0 7.0----1014.0- 28.2-----
07300110   SSW 6.0 8.0----1014.0- 28.2-- 12.21--
07300100   SSW 6.0 7.0 0.4 2--1013.9 +0.5 28.2 28.5----
07300050   SSW 6.0 7.0----1013.8- 28.3-----
07300040   SSW 6.0 8.0----1013.8- 28.4-----
07300030   SSW 6.0 7.0----1013.8- 28.6-----
07300020   SSW 6.0 7.0----1013.7- 28.7-----
07300010   SSW 6.0 7.0----1013.5- 28.8-- 12.06--
07300000    S 6.0 7.0 0.4 3--1013.3 -0.6 29.0 28.9----
07292350   SSW 6.0 7.0----1013.3- 29.1-----
07292340    S 6.0 7.0----1013.1- 29.2-----
07292330   SSW 7.0 8.0----1013.1- 29.4-----
07292320   SSW 7.0 8.0----1013.0- 29.4-----
07292310   SSW 6.0 8.0----1012.9- 29.4-- 12.02--
07292300    S 7.0 8.0 0.3 3--1013.0 -1.3 29.4 29.1----
07292250    S 6.0 7.0----1013.0- 29.5-----
07292240    S 5.0 6.0----1013.0- 29.5-----
07292230    S 5.0 6.0----1013.1- 29.3-----
07292220    S 5.0 6.0----1013.2- 29.2-----
07292210    S 3.0 5.0----1013.3- 29.3-- 12.01--
07292200   SSE 1.0 2.0 0.3 2--1013.4 -1.2 29.2 29.1----
07292150   - 0.0 1.0----1013.4- 29.1-----
07292140   WNW 1.0 1.0----1013.5- 28.9-----
07292130   WNW 1.0 2.0----1013.7- 28.7-----
07292120   WNW 2.0 3.0----1013.9- 28.7-----
07292110    W 3.0 4.0----1013.9- 28.8-- 12.15--
07292100   WNW 5.0 7.0 0.3 3--1013.9 -0.9 28.5 29.2----
07292050    W 5.0 7.0----1014.0- 29.2-----
07292040    SW 4.0 6.0----1014.1- 29.9-----
07292030    S 3.0 4.0----1014.1- 30.0-----
07292020    S 4.0 5.0----1014.1- 29.9-----
07292010    S 4.0 5.0----1014.1- 30.0-- 12.15--
07292000   SSW 4.0 4.0 0.3 3--1014.2- 29.9 29.5----
07291950   SSW 4.0 5.0----1014.3- 29.8-----
07291940   SSW 4.0 5.0----1014.4- 29.8-----
07291930   SSW 2.0 4.0----1014.4- 29.8-----
07291920   SSW 3.0 4.0----1014.5- 29.6-----
07291910   SSW 3.0 5.0----1014.5- 29.5-- 12.23--
07291900    S 3.0 3.0 0.2---1014.5 -1.3 29.2 29.4----
07291850    S 3.0 4.0----1014.6- 29.2-----
07291840    S 3.0 4.0----1014.6- 29.3-----
07291830    S 2.0 3.0----1014.7- 29.4-----
07291820   SSW 1.0 2.0----1014.7- 29.2-----
07291810   SSW 1.0 2.0----1014.8- 29.0-- 12.19--
07291800   SSW 2.0 3.0 0.2---1014.9 -0.7 28.7 29.0----
07291750   SSW 3.0 4.0----1015.1- 28.5-----
07291740   SSE 3.0 4.0----1015.2- 28.4-----
07291730    SE 3.0 4.0----1015.2- 28.4-----
07291720   SSE 3.0 5.0----1015.3- 28.8-----
07291710    S 2.0 3.0----1015.4- 28.9-----
07291650    S 2.0 3.0----1015.5- 28.7-----
07291640   SSW 2.0 3.0----1015.5- 28.7-----
07291630    S 2.0 3.0----1015.6- 28.6-----
07291620   SSW 3.0 3.0----1015.7- 28.5-----
07291610   SSW 3.0 3.0----1015.7- 28.4-- 12.16--
07291600    SW 2.0 3.0 0.2---1015.8 +0.0 28.2 28.6----
07291550    SW 2.0 3.0----1015.8- 28.1-----
07291540   WSW 2.0 3.0----1015.8- 27.9-----
07291530   WSW 2.0 3.0----1015.8- 27.8-----
07291520    SW 2.0 3.0----1015.8- 27.7-----
07291510    SW 3.0 4.0----1015.7- 27.6-- 12.14--
07291500    SW 3.0 4.0 0.3 2--1015.6 +0.5 27.3 28.6----
07291450    SW 3.0 4.0----1015.5- 27.3-----
07291440   WSW 4.0 4.0----1015.4- 27.2-----
07291430   WSW 4.0 5.0----1015.5- 27.1-----
07291420   WSW 4.0 5.0----1015.5- 27.0-----
07291410    W 5.0 6.0----1015.5- 26.8-- 12.12--
07291400   WSW 5.0 6.0 0.3 2--1015.6 +1.1 26.7 28.5----
07291350   WSW 5.0 6.0----1015.6- 26.6-----
07291340   WSW 5.0 7.0----1015.6- 26.6-----
07291330   WSW 5.0 7.0----1015.6- 26.5-----
07291320   WSW 5.0 6.0----1015.7- 26.4-----
07291310   WSW 5.0 6.0----1015.7- 26.4-- 12.10--
07291300   WSW 6.0 7.0 0.3 2--1015.7 +1.3 26.3 28.4----
07291250   WSW 5.0 7.0----1015.6- 26.3-----
07291240   WSW 6.0 7.0----1015.5- 26.2-----
07291230   WSW 5.0 6.0----1015.4- 26.2-----
07291220   WSW 5.0 6.0----1015.3- 26.1-----
07291210   WSW 4.0 5.0----1015.3- 26.1-- 12.11--
07291200   WSW 5.0 6.0 0.3 2--1015.0 +1.1 26.1 28.3----
07291150   WSW 5.0 7.0----1015.0- 26.0-----
07291140   WSW 5.0 7.0----1014.9- 26.1-----
07291130   WSW 5.0 7.0----1014.8- 26.2-----
07291120   WSW 5.0 6.0----1014.6- 26.1-----
07291110   WSW 6.0 7.0----1014.5- 26.1-- 12.09--
07291100   WSW 6.0 7.0 0.3 2--1014.5 +0.4 26.2 28.3----
07291050   WSW 6.0 7.0----1014.5- 26.2-----
07291040   WSW 6.0 8.0----1014.4- 26.2-----
07291030   WSW 6.0 7.0----1014.5- 26.4-----
07291020   WSW 6.0 7.0----1014.4- 26.5-----
07291010   WSW 6.0 7.0----1014.4- 26.4-- 12.15--
07291000   WSW 5.0 6.0 0.2---1014.3 +0.0 26.5 28.6----
07290950   WSW 5.0 7.0----1014.3- 26.4-----
07290940   WSW 5.0 6.0----1014.3- 26.7-----
07290930   WSW 5.0 6.0----1014.3- 26.7-----
07290920   WSW 4.0 5.0----1014.2- 26.7-----
07290910   WSW 4.0 5.0----1014.1- 26.7-- 12.06--
07290900   WSW 4.0 5.0 0.2---1014.0 -0.7 26.8 28.4----
07290850   WSW 4.0 5.0----1013.9- 26.8-----
07290840   WSW 4.0 5.0----1013.8- 26.7-----
07290830   WSW 4.0 5.0----1013.9- 26.8-----
07290820    SW 3.0 4.0----1014.0- 26.8-----
07290810    SW 3.0 4.0----1014.0- 26.9-- 12.07--
07290800    SW 3.0 4.0 0.2---1014.0 -0.7 27.0 28.5----
07290750   SSW 4.0 4.0----1014.0- 27.0-----
07290740    SW 3.0 4.0----1014.2- 27.2-----
07290730   SSW 3.0 4.0----1014.3- 27.3-----
07290720   SSW 3.0 4.0----1014.3- 27.5-----
07290710   SSW 3.0 4.0----1014.3- 27.4-- 11.97--
07290700    S 4.0 4.0 0.2---1014.4 -0.4 27.5 28.6----
07290640    S 4.0 4.0----1014.5- 27.5-----
07290630    S 4.0 5.0----1014.6- 27.5-----
07290620    S 3.0 4.0----1014.6- 27.5-----
07290610    S 3.0 4.0----1014.7- 27.5-- 11.90--
07290600    S 3.0 4.0 0.1---1014.6 -0.2 27.5 28.6----
07290550    S 3.0 4.0----1014.6- 27.4-----
07290540    S 3.0 4.0----1014.6- 27.5-----
07290530    S 3.0 4.0----1014.5- 27.5-----
07290520    S 4.0 4.0----1014.6- 27.5-----
07290510    S 3.0 4.0----1014.6- 27.4-- 11.89--
07290500    S 3.0 4.0 0.1---1014.7 -0.2 27.5 28.6----
07290450    S 3.0 4.0----1014.6- 27.5-----
07290440    S 3.0 4.0----1014.7- 27.6-----
07290430    S 3.0 3.0----1014.8- 27.6-----
07290420    S 3.0 3.0----1014.8- 27.7-----
07290410    S 3.0 4.0----1014.8- 27.6-- 11.88--
07290400    S 3.0 3.0 0.1---1014.9 +0.3 27.6 28.6----
07290350    S 2.0 3.0----1015.0- 27.6-----
07290340   SSW 2.0 3.0----1015.1- 27.6-----
07290330   SSW 2.0 3.0----1015.1- 27.6-----
07290320   SSW 2.0 3.0----1015.0- 27.6-----
07290310   SSW 3.0 3.0----1014.9- 27.6-- 11.90--
07290300   SSW 2.0 3.0 0.2---1014.9 +1.2 27.6 28.6----
07290250    SW 3.0 3.0----1014.8- 27.6-----
07290240    SW 3.0 3.0----1014.7- 27.6-----
07290230   WSW 3.0 3.0----1014.8- 27.7-----
07290220   WSW 2.0 3.0----1014.8- 27.6-----
07290210    SW 2.0 3.0----1014.9- 27.6-- 11.89--
07290200   SSW 3.0 3.0 0.2---1014.9 +1.1 27.7 28.6----
07290150    S 3.0 3.0----1015.0- 27.6-----

Ocean Conditions at 44042 as of
0200 GMT on 07/30/2015:

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):28.19 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):12.93 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 7.90 ppm
5-day plot - ChlorophyllChlorophyll (CLCON): 5.51 ug/l
5-day plot - TurbidityTurbidity (TURB): 16 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
07300100 1.028.53-12.21- 8.10 6.87 25--
07300000 1.028.95-12.06- 8.2010.35 47--
07292300 1.029.06-12.02- 7.8110.54 70--
07292200 1.029.07-12.01- 8.0411.66 60--
07292100 1.029.19-12.15- 9.6514.13 50--
07292000 1.029.46-12.15- 8.4913.99 66--
07291900 1.029.38-12.23- 9.3414.67 59--
07291800 1.028.99-12.19- 9.0015.97 60--
07291600 1.028.60-12.16- 7.9012.74 38--
07291500 1.028.59-12.14- 7.63 9.24 39--
07291400 1.028.46-12.12- 7.25 8.62 38--
07291300 1.028.38-12.10- 7.39 7.72 37--
07291200 1.028.33-12.11- 7.43 8.94 41--
07291100 1.028.29-12.09- 7.47 8.96 49--
07291000 1.028.60-12.15- 7.28 8.48 48--
07290900 1.028.41-12.06- 7.46 7.13 64--
07290800 1.028.50-12.07- 6.47 7.52 73--
07290700 1.028.63-11.97- 7.94 8.48 83--
07290600 1.028.59-11.90- 8.19 8.18 80--
07290500 1.028.57-11.89- 7.42 5.62 32--
07290400 1.028.55-11.88- 8.13 5.38 41--
07290300 1.028.58-11.90- 8.95 7.79 38--
07290200 1.028.64-11.89- 9.01 9.51 39--

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.