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Station BGCF1 - Big Carlos Pass, FL Image indicating link to RSS feed of recent meteorological observations for station BGCF1

Station BGCF1
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Owned and maintained by COMPS (University of South Florida)
Shorebased Tower
26.404 N 81.881 W (26°24'16" N 81°52'52" W)

Site elevation: sea level
Anemometer height: 19.1 m above site elevation

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Regional HF Radar Surface Current Observations


Conditions at BGCF1 as of
0354 GMT on 03/02/2015:

Note: This report is more than two hours old
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): E ( 100 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 2.6 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Gust Wind Gust (GST): 3.1 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1026.1 mb
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 22.5 °C
5-day plot - Tide (above MLLW) Tide (above MLLW) (TIDE): 0.63 m
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 10 meters (WSPD10M): 2 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
03020348    E 2.1 2.6----1026.1- 22.6---- 0.64
03020342    E 2.1 2.6----1026.1- 22.8---- 0.64
03020336    E 2.1 2.6----1026.2- 22.9---- 0.64
03020330   ENE 1.5 2.1----1026.2- 22.8---- 0.66
03020324   ENE 1.5 2.1----1026.3- 22.9---- 0.65
03020318   ENE 2.1 2.6----1026.2- 23.0---- 0.65
03020312   ENE 2.1 3.1----1026.2- 22.9---- 0.65
03020306    NE 1.5 2.6----1026.1- 22.8---- 0.65
03020300   NNE 1.5 2.6----1026.1- 22.6---- 0.64
03020254    N 1.5 1.5----1026.1- 22.5---- 0.65
03020248    N 1.5 2.1----1026.1- 22.6---- 0.65
03020242   NNE 1.0 1.5----1026.1- 22.6---- 0.64
03020236   NNE 1.0 1.0----1026.1- 22.6---- 0.64
03020230   NNE 1.0 1.5----1026.1- 22.6---- 0.63
03020224   NNE 1.0 1.5----1026.1- 22.5---- 0.63
03020218   NNE 1.0 1.5----1026.1- 22.5---- 0.63
03020212    NE 0.5 1.0----1026.0- 22.7---- 0.63
03020206    E 1.0 1.5----1025.9- 22.8---- 0.62
03020200    E 1.0 2.1----1025.8- 22.7---- 0.62
03012254    SW 1.5 2.6----1024.1- 23.8---- 0.38
03012248   WSW 1.5 2.1----1024.1- 23.9---- 0.38
03012242   WSW 2.1 2.6----1024.0- 23.8---- 0.37
03012236    S 1.5 2.6----1024.0- 23.9---- 0.37
03012230   WSW 1.0 2.6----1024.1- 24.5---- 0.36
03012224    W 2.1 3.6----1023.9- 24.6---- 0.35
03012218   WNW 3.1 4.6----1023.8- 24.6---- 0.35
03012212    W 2.6 4.1----1023.8- 24.6---- 0.34
03012206    W 2.6 4.1----1023.7- 24.6---- 0.34
03012200    W 3.6 4.6----1023.7- 24.8---- 0.33
03012130    W 5.7 6.7----1023.5- 23.6---- 0.33
03012124    W 5.7 7.2----1023.5- 23.9---- 0.33
03012118   WSW 5.1 7.7----1023.5- 23.1---- 0.33
03012112    SW 3.6 4.1----1023.5- 23.6---- 0.32
03012106   WSW 4.6 5.7----1023.4- 23.5---- 0.33
03012100    SW 4.1 5.7----1023.5 -2.0 23.7---- 0.34
03012054   WSW 4.6 6.2----1023.5- 24.2---- 0.34
03012048   WSW 5.1 6.2----1023.5- 24.6---- 0.34
03012042    SW 5.1 6.2----1023.5- 23.8---- 0.35
03012036   WSW 4.6 5.1----1023.5- 25.5---- 0.35
03012030   WSW 4.1 4.6----1023.6- 26.5---- 0.35
03012024   WSW 3.6 4.6----1023.5- 27.2---- 0.36
03012018    W 2.6 4.1----1023.5- 28.0---- 0.37
03012012    W 2.1 3.1----1023.6- 28.4---- 0.37
03012006    W 2.6 4.1----1023.7- 27.8---- 0.38
03012000   WSW 3.1 4.1----1023.8 -2.8 27.8---- 0.38
03011954   ENE 1.0 2.6----1023.9- 28.2---- 0.38
03011948    N 2.1 2.1----1023.9- 27.9---- 0.39
03011942   NNE 2.1 2.6----1024.0- 27.7---- 0.39
03011936   NNE 2.1 3.1----1024.0- 27.4---- 0.40
03011930    N 1.5 2.1----1024.2- 27.2---- 0.40
03011924    N 1.5 2.1----1024.3- 27.1---- 0.41
03011918    N 1.0 1.5----1024.3- 27.4---- 0.41
03011912    NE 1.5 2.1----1024.3- 27.5---- 0.41
03011906    NE 2.6 3.1----1024.4- 27.6---- 0.42
03011900   ENE 3.1 4.6----1024.4 -2.5 28.1---- 0.43
03011854    E 3.1 4.1----1024.4- 28.5---- 0.44
03011848    E 2.6 4.6----1024.5- 28.4---- 0.44
03011842   ESE 2.6 3.6----1024.7- 27.8---- 0.44
03011836    E 2.1 3.1----1024.8- 28.5---- 0.45
03011830    E 1.0 2.6----1024.9- 28.6---- 0.46
03011824   ESE 2.1 3.6----1025.0- 28.1---- 0.47
03011818    E 2.6 4.1----1025.1- 28.1---- 0.47
03011812    E 3.1 5.1----1025.3- 28.2---- 0.47
03011806    E 4.1 5.1----1025.4- 27.9---- 0.48
03011800    E 4.1 5.7----1025.5 -1.6 27.9---- 0.48
03011754    E 3.1 5.1----1025.6- 27.9---- 0.50
03011748    E 3.6 4.6----1025.8- 27.6---- 0.51
03011742   ESE 3.1 4.6----1025.9- 27.5---- 0.51
03011736    E 3.1 4.6----1026.1- 27.5---- 0.53
03011730    E 3.6 4.6----1026.1- 27.2---- 0.53
03011724    E 4.1 5.7----1026.2- 27.3---- 0.54
03011718    E 3.6 5.1----1026.2- 27.1---- 0.54
03011712    E 3.6 5.1----1026.3- 27.1---- 0.54
03011706    E 4.6 6.2----1026.5- 27.0---- 0.56
03011700    E 4.1 5.7----1026.6- 27.2---- 0.56
03011654    E 3.6 5.1----1026.6- 26.8---- 0.56
03011648    E 4.1 5.7----1026.6- 26.8---- 0.57
03011642    E 4.1 5.1----1026.7- 26.6---- 0.56
03011636    E 3.6 5.7----1026.8- 26.9---- 0.55
03011630    E 3.6 5.1----1026.9- 26.4---- 0.56
03011624    E 3.1 4.6----1026.8- 26.6---- 0.55
03011618    E 4.1 6.7----1026.9- 26.3---- 0.55
03011612    E 4.1 5.7----1027.0- 26.3---- 0.55
03011606    E 4.1 5.1----1027.0- 26.2---- 0.55
03011600    E 4.1 5.7----1026.9 +0.6 26.1---- 0.54
03011554    E 4.6 5.7----1026.9- 25.7---- 0.53
03011548    E 4.6 6.2----1027.0- 25.6---- 0.53
03011542    E 5.1 6.7----1027.0- 25.4---- 0.52
03011536    E 4.6 6.7----1027.0- 25.3---- 0.51
03011530    E 4.6 6.2----1026.9- 25.5---- 0.50
03011524    E 5.1 6.7----1026.9- 25.1---- 0.49
03011518    E 5.1 7.7----1027.0- 25.1---- 0.48
03011512    E 4.6 6.2----1027.1- 25.0---- 0.47
03011506    E 4.6 6.2----1027.1- 24.9---- 0.47
03011500    E 4.6 6.7----1027.1 +1.3 24.7---- 0.45
03011354    E 4.6 6.2----1026.8- 22.8---- 0.34
03011348    E 3.6 5.1----1026.7- 22.6---- 0.32
03011342    E 4.1 6.2----1026.6- 22.4---- 0.31
03011336    E 3.6 5.1----1026.6- 22.3---- 0.30
03011330    E 4.1 6.2----1026.6- 22.3---- 0.28
03011324    E 4.1 5.7----1026.6- 22.0---- 0.28
03011318    E 3.6 6.7----1026.6- 22.0---- 0.27
03011312    E 3.1 4.1----1026.5- 21.8---- 0.26
03011306    E 3.6 5.1----1026.3- 21.6---- 0.24
03011300    E 3.6 5.1----1026.3- 21.6---- 0.24
03011254    E 3.1 5.1----1026.1- 21.5---- 0.23
03011248    E 3.6 5.1----1026.1- 21.3---- 0.21
03011242    E 3.1 4.6----1026.1- 21.3---- 0.20
03011236   ENE 3.1 4.6----1026.1- 21.2---- 0.19
03011230   ENE 2.6 4.1----1026.1- 21.2---- 0.18
03011224   ENE 3.1 4.1----1026.0- 21.1---- 0.17
03011218   ENE 3.6 5.1----1025.9- 21.1---- 0.16
03011212   ENE 3.1 4.6----1025.9- 21.1---- 0.14
03011206   ENE 3.1 4.6----1025.9- 21.0---- 0.13
03011200   ENE 3.1 4.6----1025.8 +1.0 21.0---- 0.12
03011154   ENE 3.1 4.1----1025.7- 21.1---- 0.12
03011148   ENE 3.6 4.6----1025.6- 21.1---- 0.11
03011142   ENE 3.6 4.6----1025.6- 21.2---- 0.09
03011136    E 3.6 4.6----1025.5- 21.2---- 0.08
03011130   ENE 3.6 5.7----1025.5- 21.2---- 0.07
03011124   ENE 3.1 4.1----1025.5- 21.1---- 0.05
03011118    E 3.1 4.6----1025.5- 21.1---- 0.05
03011112    E 3.1 4.6----1025.5- 21.2---- 0.03
03011106   ENE 3.1 4.6----1025.4- 21.2---- 0.03
03011100   ENE 3.1 4.1----1025.3- 21.2---- 0.02
03011054   ENE 3.6 4.6----1025.3- 21.3---- 0.01
03011048   ENE 3.6 5.1----1025.2- 21.3-----0.01
03011042   ENE 3.1 5.7----1025.2- 21.4-----0.02
03011036   ENE 4.1 5.7----1025.1- 21.4-----0.01
03011030    E 3.6 5.1----1025.1- 21.4-----0.02
03011024   ENE 3.6 5.1----1025.0- 21.4-----0.03
03011018    E 3.6 5.1----1025.0- 21.5-----0.04
03011012   ENE 3.1 4.6----1025.0- 21.5-----0.04
03011006   ENE 3.6 5.7----1025.0- 21.6-----0.05
03011000   ENE 3.1 4.1----1025.0- 21.6-----0.06
03010954   ENE 3.6 5.7----1025.0- 21.6-----0.07
03010948   ENE 3.6 5.1----1025.0- 21.6-----0.07
03010942   ENE 4.1 6.7----1025.0- 21.6-----0.08
03010936   ENE 4.1 6.7----1024.9- 21.6-----0.08
03010930   ENE 3.6 5.7----1024.7- 21.6-----0.08
03010924   ENE 3.1 5.1----1024.7- 21.5-----0.08
03010918   ENE 3.1 4.1----1024.7- 21.6-----0.07
03010912   ENE 2.6 5.1----1024.7- 21.6-----0.07
03010906   ENE 2.6 4.6----1024.8- 21.7-----0.06
03010900   ENE 3.1 5.1----1024.8- 21.8-----0.06

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