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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
2230 GMT on 05/26/2017:
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): WNW ( 300 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 3.0 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Gust Wind Gust (GST): 4.0 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1008.5 mb
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 22.1 °C
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 10 meters (WSPD10M): 4 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 20 meters (WSPD20M): 4 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
05262220  NW 4.0 5.0----1008.3- 22.0-----
05262210  NW 4.0 5.0----1008.2- 21.8-- 11.00--
05262200  NW 5.0 5.0 0.4 2--1008.2 +1.1 21.8 19.8----
05262150  NW 5.0 6.0----1008.2- 21.9-----
05262140  NW 5.0 7.0----1008.1- 22.2-----
05262130  NW 6.0 7.0----1008.1- 22.3-----
05262120  NW 6.0 8.0----1008.0- 22.2-----
05262110  NW 7.0 8.0----1007.9- 22.2-- 10.98--
05262100  NW 7.0 9.0 0.6 3--1007.8 +0.6 22.2 19.9----
05262050  NW 7.0 8.0----1007.7- 22.2-----
05262040  NW 8.0 9.0----1007.6- 22.5-----
05262030  NW 8.0 10.0----1007.5- 22.8-----
05262020 WNW 8.0 11.0----1007.5- 22.7-----
05262010 WNW 7.0 8.0----1007.4- 22.4-- 11.11--
05262000  NW 6.0 8.0 0.6 3--1007.3 -0.3 22.2 19.8----
05261950  NW 8.0 10.0----1007.4- 22.4-----
05261940  NW 8.0 9.0----1007.5- 22.3-----
05261930  NW 8.0 9.0----1007.4- 22.2-----
05261920  NW 8.0 9.0----1007.3- 22.5-----
05261910  NW 8.0 10.0----1007.3- 22.8-- 10.95--
05261900 WNW 7.0 9.0 0.4 2--1007.1 -0.3 22.6 19.9----
05261850 WNW 8.0 10.0----1007.0- 22.9-----
05261840 WNW 7.0 9.0----1007.0- 22.5-----
05261830  W 7.0 8.0----1007.0- 22.4-----
05261820  W 6.0 8.0----1007.1- 21.8-----
05261810 WNW 5.0 6.0----1007.2- 21.4-- 10.79--
05261800 WNW 5.0 6.0 0.4 2--1007.2 +0.0 21.4 19.9----
05261750  NW 5.0 6.0----1007.2- 21.4-----
05261740  NW 5.0 6.0----1007.3- 21.4-----
05261730  NW 6.0 7.0----1007.3- 21.3-----
05261720  NW 6.0 8.0----1007.3- 21.4-----
05261710  NW 7.0 9.0----1007.6- 21.4-- 10.71--
05261700  NW 7.0 8.0 0.4 2--1007.6 +1.1 21.4 19.7----
05261650  NW 8.0 9.0----1007.6- 21.4-----
05261640  NW 6.0 8.0----1007.5- 21.1-----
05261630  NW 6.0 8.0----1007.5- 20.9-----
05261620  NW 6.0 8.0----1007.4- 21.0-----
05261610  NW 6.0 8.0----1007.4- 20.9-- 10.64--
05261600  NW 6.0 7.0 0.5 3--1007.4 +1.5 20.9 19.6----
05261550  NW 7.0 8.0----1007.4- 21.1-----
05261540 WNW 7.0 9.0----1007.2- 21.3-----
05261530 WNW 8.0 10.0----1007.3- 21.4-----
05261520 WNW 7.0 8.0----1007.1- 21.2-----
05261510 WNW 8.0 10.0----1007.1- 21.2-- 10.48--
05261500 WNW 8.0 9.0 0.4 2--1007.1 +2.0 21.0 19.5----
05261450 WNW 7.0 8.0----1007.0- 20.9-----
05261440  W 7.0 9.0----1007.0- 20.8-----
05261430  W 7.0 9.0----1006.9- 20.7-----
05261420  W 7.0 8.0----1006.7- 20.6-----
05261410  W 6.0 7.0----1006.6- 20.5-- 10.48--
05261400  W 7.0 8.0 0.5 3--1006.5 +2.1 20.4 19.4----
05261350  W 7.0 9.0----1006.4- 20.2-----
05261340  W 7.0 8.0----1006.2- 20.0-----
05261330  W 7.0 9.0----1006.1- 19.7-----
05261320  W 7.0 9.0----1006.0- 19.4-----
05261310  W 8.0 9.0----1006.0- 19.2-- 10.60--
05261300  W 8.0 10.0 0.6 3--1005.9 +2.3 19.0 19.3----
05261250  W 8.0 10.0----1005.8- 19.0-----
05261240  W 9.0 10.0----1005.6- 18.9-----
05261230  W 9.0 10.0----1005.6- 18.9-----
05261220  W 9.0 11.0----1005.5- 18.8-----
05261210  W 10.0 11.0----1005.2- 18.7-- 10.63--
05261200  W 9.0 11.0 0.5 2--1005.1 +1.9 18.5 19.1----
05261150  W 9.0 11.0----1005.0- 18.0-----
05261140 WSW 9.0 10.0----1004.9- 17.9-----
05261130 WSW 9.0 10.0----1004.8- 18.3-----
05261120  W 9.0 11.0----1004.6- 18.2-----
05261110  W 9.0 11.0----1004.5- 18.0-- 10.77--
05261100  W 9.0 10.0 0.5 3--1004.4 +2.0 17.9 19.1----
05261050  W 9.0 10.0----1004.3- 17.9-----
05261040  W 9.0 11.0----1004.2- 17.8-----
05261030  W 9.0 11.0----1004.0- 17.7-----
05261020  W 9.0 10.0----1003.9- 17.6-----
05261010  W 8.0 10.0----1003.7- 17.4-- 11.26--
05261000  W 9.0 10.0 0.5 2--1003.6 +2.0 17.3 19.0----
05260950  W 8.0 10.0----1003.5- 17.0-----
05260940  W 8.0 10.0----1003.4- 16.7-----
05260930  W 8.0 10.0----1003.4- 16.6-----
05260920  W 8.0 10.0----1003.3- 16.5-----
05260910  W 8.0 9.0----1003.3- 16.5-- 11.10--
05260900  W 8.0 9.0 0.6 3--1003.2 +2.1 16.6 19.1----
05260850  W 8.0 10.0----1003.0- 16.5-----
05260840  W 8.0 10.0----1002.9- 16.6-----
05260830 WSW 8.0 10.0----1002.7- 16.6-----
05260820  W 8.0 10.0----1002.6- 16.6-----
05260810 WSW 8.0 10.0----1002.5- 16.7-- 11.01--
05260800 WSW 8.0 10.0 0.6 3--1002.4 +1.6 16.6 19.1----
05260750 WSW 9.0 10.0----1002.3- 16.7-----
05260740 WSW 8.0 10.0----1002.1- 16.7-----
05260730 WSW 8.0 10.0----1002.0- 16.8-----
05260720  W 9.0 11.0----1001.9- 16.8-----
05260710  W 9.0 11.0----1001.9- 17.0-- 11.11--
05260700  W 9.0 10.0 0.6 3--1001.6 +1.4 17.0 19.1----
05260650  W 8.0 10.0----1001.5- 17.1-----
05260640  W 9.0 11.0----1001.4- 17.1-----
05260630  W 9.0 11.0----1001.3- 17.0-----
05260620  W 9.0 11.0----1001.3- 17.0-----
05260610  W 8.0 10.0----1001.2- 17.0-- 11.43--
05260600  W 8.0 10.0 0.5 3--1001.1 +1.9 17.1 19.0----
05260550  W 9.0 10.0----1001.1- 17.2-----
05260540  W 9.0 11.0----1001.2- 17.3-----
05260530  W 9.0 11.0----1001.0- 17.4-----
05260520  W 8.0 9.0----1000.9- 17.4-----
05260510  W 8.0 10.0----1000.8- 17.5-- 11.19--
05260500  W 8.0 10.0 0.5 3--1000.8 +1.9 17.5 19.1----
05260450  W 8.0 10.0----1000.7- 17.6-----
05260440  W 9.0 10.0----1000.7- 17.6-----
05260430  W 9.0 11.0----1000.7- 17.7-----
05260420  W 9.0 10.0----1000.6- 17.8-----
05260410  W 9.0 10.0----1000.5- 17.8-- 10.94--
05260400  W 8.0 10.0 0.5 3--1000.3 +2.9 17.8 19.3----
05260350  W 8.0 10.0----1000.1- 17.7-----
05260340  W 8.0 10.0----1000.0- 17.8-----
05260330  W 7.0 8.0----999.8- 17.9-----
05260320  W 7.0 9.0----999.6- 17.9-----
05260310  W 7.0 9.0----999.3- 18.0-- 10.88--
05260300  W 8.0 9.0 0.5 3--999.2 +1.4 18.1 19.3----
05260250  W 8.0 10.0----999.2- 18.2-----
05260240  W 8.0 9.0----999.1- 18.1-----
05260230  W 7.0 9.0----999.1- 18.3-----
05260220  W 8.0 9.0----999.1- 18.3-----
05260210  W 9.0 10.0----999.1- 18.5-- 10.85--
05260200  W 9.0 11.0 0.5 3--998.9 +2.7 18.4 19.4----
05260150  W 9.0 11.0----998.6- 18.3-----
05260140 WSW 9.0 11.0----998.3- 18.3-----
05260130 WSW 9.0 11.0----998.0- 18.2-----
05260120 WSW 8.0 10.0----997.5- 18.2-----
05260110  SW 8.0 9.0----997.3- 18.2-- 10.80--
05260100 WSW 7.0 9.0 0.5 2--997.4 +0.6 18.4 19.4----
05260050 WSW 7.0 9.0----997.6- 18.3-----
05260040 WSW 8.0 11.0----997.5- 18.3-----
05260030 WSW 8.0 9.0----997.6- 18.4-----
05260020  SW 8.0 9.0----997.7- 18.7-----
05260010 WSW 7.0 9.0----997.8- 19.0-- 10.84--
05260000 WSW 7.0 9.0 0.4 2--997.8 +1.8 19.2 19.5----
05252350 WSW 7.0 9.0----997.7- 19.3-----
05252340 WSW 6.0 8.0----997.4- 19.1-----
05252330  SW 6.0 8.0----997.1- 19.0-----
05252320  SW 8.0 9.0----996.8- 19.1-----
05252310 WSW 9.0 10.0----996.4- 19.1-- 10.92--
05252300 WSW 8.0 10.0 0.6 3--996.3 +0.4 18.8 19.7----
05252250  W 8.0 10.0----996.5- 18.8-----
05252240  W 8.0 10.0----996.7- 18.5-----
05252230  W 8.0 10.0----996.8- 18.2-----
05252220  W 9.0 10.0----996.8- 17.9-----
05252210  W 9.0 10.0----996.8- 17.8-- 11.14--
05252200  W 9.0 11.0 0.5 3--996.9 +0.0 18.1 19.7----
05252150  W 10.0 15.0----997.2- 18.7-----

Ocean Conditions at 44042 as of
2200 GMT on 05/26/2017:

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):19.77 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):11.00 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 8.94 ppm
5-day plot - ChlorophyllChlorophyll (CLCON): 8.06 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
05262100 1.019.95-10.98- 9.06 6.66 1--
05262000 1.019.81-11.11- 8.92 5.70 1--
05261900 1.019.90-10.95- 8.83 6.62 1--
05261800 1.019.86-10.79- 8.69 4.64 1--
05261700 1.019.67-10.71- 8.57 6.20 1--
05261600 1.019.61-10.64- 8.44 5.39 1--
05261500 1.019.51-10.48- 8.41 5.05 1--
05261400 1.019.40-10.48- 8.29 4.97 2--
05261300 1.019.25-10.60- 8.11 4.96 1--
05261200 1.019.07-10.63- 8.01 5.78 2--
05261100 1.019.11-10.77- 8.09 7.40 1--
05261000 1.018.99-11.26- 8.24 5.91 1--
05260900 1.019.07-11.10- 8.27 6.20 1--
05260800 1.019.13-11.01- 8.36 6.07 1--
05260700 1.019.09-11.11- 8.44 6.12 1--
05260600 1.018.96-11.43- 8.46 6.29 1--
05260500 1.019.15-11.19- 8.50 6.47 1--
05260400 1.019.26-10.94- 8.38 6.52 1--
05260300 1.019.34-10.88- 8.36 6.88 1--
05260200 1.019.40-10.85- 8.39 7.06 1--
05260100 1.019.39-10.80- 8.44 7.31 1--
05260000 1.019.53-10.84- 8.75 6.96 1--
05252300 1.019.74-10.92- 8.81 6.18 1--
05252200 1.019.68-11.14- 8.88 6.89 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.