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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
0100 GMT on 07/30/2014:
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): N ( 360 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 4.0 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Gust Wind Gust (GST): 5.0 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): 1014.6 mb
5-day plot - Pressure Tendency Pressure Tendency (PTDY): +1.1 mb ( Rising )
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 22.4 °C
5-day plot - Water Temperature Water Temperature (WTMP): 25.9 °C
5-day plot - Salinity Salinity (SAL): 12.59 psu
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): 5 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
07300050    N 4.0 5.0----1014.5- 22.5-- 12.59--
07300040    N 4.0 5.0----1014.4- 22.7-----
07300030    N 4.0 5.0----1014.3- 22.8-----
07300020    N 4.0 5.0----1014.3- 22.8-----
07300000    N 5.0 6.0 0.4 3--1014.3 +1.1 23.2 25.9- 12.62--
07292350    N 5.0 6.0----1014.2- 23.4-- 12.62--
07292340    N 5.0 6.0----1014.1- 23.5-----
07292330    N 5.0 6.0----1014.1- 23.7-----
07292320    N 5.0 6.0----1014.1- 23.8-----
07292310    N 5.0 6.0----1014.0- 23.8-- 12.61--
07292300   NNW 5.0 7.0 0.4 3--1013.9 +0.9 23.9 25.9- 12.61--
07292250    N 4.0 6.0----1013.8- 23.9-- 12.61--
07292240    N 4.0 6.0----1013.7- 23.8-----
07292230    N 6.0 8.0----1013.6- 23.8-----
07292220   NNW 7.0 8.0----1013.5- 23.8-----
07292210   NNW 7.0 8.0----1013.5- 23.8-- 12.51--
07292200   NNW 7.0 8.0 0.5 3--1013.5 +0.4 23.8 25.9- 12.51--
07292150   NNW 6.0 8.0----1013.3- 23.9-- 12.51--
07292140   NNW 6.0 8.0----1013.3- 23.8-----
07292130   NNW 6.0 8.0----1013.2- 23.7-----
07292120   NNW 7.0 9.0----1013.2- 23.6-----
07292110   NNW 7.0 8.0----1013.1- 23.6-- 12.48--
07292100   NNW 7.0 9.0 0.5 3--1013.2 +0.3 23.7 25.9- 12.48--
07292050   NNW 7.0 8.0----1013.0- 23.7-- 12.48--
07292030   NNW 7.0 9.0----1012.9- 23.7-----
07292020   NNW 7.0 9.0----1013.0- 23.6-----
07292010   NNW 7.0 8.0----1013.0- 23.5-- 12.52--
07292000   NNW 7.0 9.0 0.5 3--1013.0 +0.0 23.5 25.9- 12.52--
07291950   NNW 8.0 10.0----1013.0- 23.4-- 12.52--
07291940   NNW 8.0 10.0----1013.0- 23.4-----
07291930   NNW 8.0 9.0----1013.0- 23.3-----
07291920   NNW 8.0 10.0----1013.1- 23.3-----
07291910    NW 8.0 10.0----1013.0- 23.2-- 12.52--
07291900   NNW 8.0 10.0 0.4 2--1013.0 +0.3 23.2 25.9- 12.52--
07291850   NNW 8.0 10.0----1012.9- 23.1-- 12.52--
07291840   NNW 8.0 10.0----1012.9- 22.8-----
07291830   NNW 9.0 11.0----1012.9- 22.7-----
07291820   NNW 9.0 10.0----1012.9- 22.6-----
07291810    NW 8.0 11.0----1012.9- 22.5-- 12.47--
07291800    NW 8.0 10.0 0.4 2--1012.8 +0.0 22.3 25.9- 12.47--
07291730    NW 7.0 9.0----1012.8- 22.1-----
07291720    NW 7.0 9.0----1012.8- 22.0-----
07291710    NW 7.0 9.0----1012.9- 21.9-- 12.40--
07291700    NW 6.0 8.0 0.4 2--1012.8 +0.0 21.8 25.9- 12.40--
07291630    NW 6.0 7.0----1012.8- 21.5-----
07291620    NW 7.0 8.0----1012.8- 21.3-----
07291610    NW 7.0 9.0----1012.8- 21.2-- 12.35--
07291600    NW 7.0 9.0 0.4 3--1012.7 -0.2 21.2 25.8- 12.35--
07291550    NW 8.0 9.0----1012.7- 21.3-- 12.35--
07291540    NW 7.0 9.0----1012.8- 21.2-----
07291530    NW 7.0 9.0----1012.9- 21.2-----
07291510   NNW 7.0 9.0----1013.0- 21.0-- 12.33--
07291500    NW 7.0 8.0 0.4 3--1012.9 +0.3 20.9 25.7- 12.33--
07291450    NW 7.0 9.0----1012.8- 20.7-- 12.33--
07291440    NW 7.0 9.0----1012.9- 20.7-----
07291430    NW 7.0 9.0----1012.9- 20.7-----
07291420    NW 7.0 9.0----1012.9- 20.8-----
07291410    NW 7.0 8.0----1012.8- 20.9-- 12.29--
07291400   NNW 6.0 8.0 0.4 3--1012.8- 20.9 25.6- 12.29--
07291350   NNW 7.0 8.0----1012.7- 20.8-- 12.29--
07291330   NNW 7.0 8.0----1012.7- 20.5-----
07291320   NNW 7.0 8.0----1012.7- 20.4-----
07291300   NNW 7.0 8.0 0.4 3--1012.9 +1.5 20.2 25.9- 12.50--
07291240   NNW 7.0 9.0----1012.9- 20.1-----
07291230   NNW 7.0 8.0----1012.8- 20.1-----
07291220   NNW 7.0 8.0----1012.8- 20.1-----
07291210   NNW 7.0 9.0----1012.7- 20.0-- 12.44--
07291200   NNW 7.0 8.0 0.4 3--1012.6 +2.2 20.1 25.8- 12.44--
07291150   NNW 7.0 9.0----1012.5- 20.2-- 12.44--
07291140   NNW 8.0 10.0----1012.4- 20.2-----
07291130   NNW 8.0 9.0----1012.4- 20.3-----
07291120   NNW 8.0 10.0----1012.2- 20.2-----
07291110   NNW 8.0 9.0----1012.2- 20.3-----
07291050   NNW 8.0 9.0----1011.9- 20.3-----
07291040   NNW 7.0 9.0----1011.8- 20.3-----
07291030   NNW 8.0 9.0----1011.6- 20.3-----
07291020   NNW 8.0 10.0----1011.6- 20.4-----
07291010   NNW 8.0 9.0----1011.5- 20.6-- 12.50--
07291000   NNW 8.0 10.0 0.4 3--1011.4 +1.8 20.6 25.9- 12.50--
07290950   NNW 8.0 9.0----1011.3- 20.6-- 12.50--
07290940   NNW 7.0 8.0----1011.1- 20.6-----
07290930   NNW 7.0 8.0----1010.9- 20.6-----
07290920   NNW 7.0 8.0----1010.7- 20.8-----
07290910   NNW 7.0 9.0----1010.6- 20.9-- 12.44--
07290900   NNW 6.0 8.0 0.4 3--1010.4 +1.1 20.8 25.9- 12.44--
07290850   NNW 6.0 8.0----1010.2- 20.9-- 12.44--
07290840   NNW 6.0 7.0----1010.1- 21.0-----
07290830   NNW 6.0 8.0----1010.0- 21.0-----
07290820   NNW 6.0 7.0----1010.0- 21.0-----
07290810    N 6.0 7.0----1009.9- 21.1-----
07290750   NNW 6.0 8.0----1009.8- 21.2-----
07290740    N 6.0 8.0----1009.8- 21.3-----
07290730   NNW 6.0 8.0----1009.8- 21.4-----
07290720    N 6.0 8.0----1009.6- 21.4-----
07290710    N 7.0 9.0----1009.5- 21.6-- 12.46--
07290700    N 7.0 9.0 0.6 3--1009.6 +1.5 21.7 26.0- 12.46--
07290650   NNW 7.0 9.0----1009.5- 21.8-- 12.46--
07290640   NNW 7.0 9.0----1009.5- 22.0-----
07290630   NNW 7.0 10.0----1009.4- 22.2-----
07290620   NNW 8.0 11.0----1009.3- 22.3-----
07290610   NNW 8.0 11.0----1009.3- 22.4-- 12.41--
07290600   NNW 8.0 10.0 0.6 3--1009.3 +1.6 22.5 26.1- 12.41--
07290550   NNW 8.0 11.0----1009.2- 22.5-- 12.41--
07290540   NNW 9.0 11.0----1009.3- 22.6-----
07290530   NNW 8.0 10.0----1009.3- 22.8-----
07290520   NNW 9.0 11.0----1009.2- 22.8-----
07290510   NNW 9.0 11.0----1008.9- 23.0-- 12.40--
07290500   NNW 9.0 11.0 0.6 3--1008.8 +1.0 23.1 26.1- 12.40--
07290450   NNW 10.0 12.0----1008.6- 23.2-- 12.40--
07290440   NNW 10.0 12.0----1008.5- 23.3-----
07290430   NNW 10.0 12.0----1008.5- 23.5-----
07290420   NNW 10.0 13.0----1008.4- 23.6-----
07290410   NNW 10.0 12.0----1008.2- 23.7-- 12.27--
07290400   NNW 10.0 12.0 0.5 3--1008.1 +1.2 23.9 26.1- 12.27--
07290350   NNW 10.0 13.0----1008.0- 24.0-- 12.27--
07290340   NNW 10.0 12.0----1008.0- 24.2-----
07290330   NNW 11.0 13.0----1007.9- 24.3-----
07290320   NNW 11.0 14.0----1007.8- 24.4-----
07290310   NNW 11.0 13.0----1007.8- 24.6-- 12.23--
07290300    NW 12.0 14.0 0.5 3--1007.6 +1.5 24.7 26.2- 12.23--
07290250    NW 11.0 13.0----1007.7- 24.8-- 12.23--
07290240    NW 12.0 14.0----1007.7- 25.0-----
07290230    NW 12.0 15.0----1007.7- 25.2-----
07290220    NW 12.0 14.0----1007.7- 25.5-----
07290210    NW 12.0 14.0----1007.7- 25.6-- 12.29--
07290200    NW 11.0 13.0 0.5 3--1007.8 +2.5 25.8 26.3- 12.29--
07290150    NW 10.0 13.0----1007.7- 26.0-- 12.29--
07290140    NW 11.0 13.0----1007.5- 26.1-----
07290130    NW 11.0 12.0----1007.4- 26.2-----
07290120   WNW 10.0 12.0----1007.2- 26.3-----
07290110   WNW 10.0 13.0----1007.1- 26.4-- 12.25--
07290100   WNW 10.0 12.0 0.6 3--1006.9 +2.1 26.6 26.3- 12.25--
07290050   WNW 9.0 12.0----1006.8- 26.8-- 12.25--

Ocean Conditions at 44042 as of
0100 GMT on 07/30/2014:

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):25.85 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):12.59 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 6.62 ppm
5-day plot - ChlorophyllChlorophyll (CLCON):26.07 ug/l
5-day plot - TurbidityTurbidity (TURB): 103 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
07300000 1.025.86-12.62- 6.6625.42 103--
07292300 1.025.91-12.61- 6.8424.30 103--
07292200 1.025.95-12.51- 6.7221.60 103--
07292100 1.025.93-12.48- 6.8422.83 103--
07292000 1.025.95-12.52- 6.9918.51 96--
07291900 1.025.94-12.52- 6.9414.82 85--
07291800 1.025.91-12.47- 6.7413.77 83--
07291700 1.025.89-12.40- 5.8914.17 81--
07291600 1.025.79-12.35- 6.0814.79 93--
07291500 1.025.71-12.33- 5.9815.61 102--
07291400 1.025.63-12.29- 5.8923.41 103--
07291300 1.025.86-12.50- 5.7122.67 103--
07291200 1.025.82-12.44- 5.7321.09 103--
07291000 1.025.90-12.50- 5.6817.66 103--
07290900 1.025.93-12.44- 5.6219.09 103--
07290700 1.026.01-12.46- 5.6117.29 89--
07290600 1.026.08-12.41- 5.5913.68 85--
07290500 1.026.13-12.40- 5.4120.72 95--
07290400 1.026.15-12.27- 5.4416.98 82--
07290300 1.026.18-12.23- 5.7215.16 80--
07290200 1.026.27-12.29- 5.8615.30 82--
07290100 1.026.30-12.25- 6.0716.08 87--

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.