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Station BSCA1 - Bon Secour, AL Image indicating link to RSS feed of recent meteorological observations for station BSCA1

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Station operated by Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Water Quality Station
30.329 N 87.829 W (30°19'43" N 87°49'46" W)

Site elevation: sea level
Air temp height: 6.4 m above site elevation
Anemometer height: 7.01 m above site elevation
Barometer elevation: 2.85 m above mean sea level

Search And Rescue (SAR) Data

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Conditions at BSCA1 as of
0130 GMT on 09/01/2015:
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): SW ( 220 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 3.6 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1016.9 mb
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 29.3 °C
5-day plot - Salinity Salinity (SAL): 21.48 psu
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
09010100    SW 3.1-----1016.6 +0.0 29.3-- 21.02--
09010030    SW 3.1-----1016.6- 29.4-- 21.41--
09010000    SW 3.1-----1016.3 -0.3 29.5-- 22.24--
08312230   SSW 3.6-----1016.6- 30.1-- 22.29--
08312200   SSW 3.1-----1016.6 -1.0 30.0-----
08312130    SW 3.1-----1016.6- 30.0-----
08312100   WSW 2.6-----1016.6 -1.4 30.0-----
08312030    W 2.6-----1016.6- 30.1-----
08312000    W 3.1-----1016.9 -1.7 30.1-----
08311930    W 3.6-----1017.3- 29.7-----
08311900    W 3.6-----1017.6 -1.4 29.6-----
08311830    W 3.1-----1018.0- 29.4-----
08311800    W 3.1-----1018.0 -0.7 29.2-----
08311730   WNW 2.6-----1018.3- 29.2-----
08311700    NW 2.1-----1018.6 +0.3 29.1-- 21.79--
08311630   NNW 1.5-----1019.0- 29.2-- 22.42--
08311600   NNE 2.1-----1019.0 +1.4 29.0-- 22.00--
08311530   NNW 3.1-----1018.6- 28.4-- 21.93--
08311500   NNW 1.5-----1018.6 +1.7 27.7-- 21.82--
08311430    N 2.1-----1018.6- 27.0-- 22.33--
08311400    N 2.6-----1018.3 +2.0 26.5-- 21.45--
08311330   NNE 2.1-----1018.0- 26.0-- 22.37--
08311300    NE 2.1-----1017.6 +1.4 25.0-- 22.91--
08311230    N 3.1-----1017.6- 26.1-- 22.96--
08311200    N 2.6-----1016.9 +1.0 26.2-- 22.94--
08311130    N 3.1-----1016.6- 25.8-- 22.87--
08311100    N 3.1-----1016.3 +0.3 26.2-- 22.68--
08311030    N 2.6-----1016.3- 25.4-- 22.85--
08311000   NNE 1.5-----1016.3 +0.3 25.2-- 22.77--
08310930   NNE 2.1-----1015.9- 25.6-- 22.80--
08310900    N 2.6-----1015.9 -0.7 26.0-- 22.67--
08310830    N 2.1-----1015.9- 25.5-- 22.55--
08310800    N 2.6-----1015.9 -1.0 26.3-- 22.51--
08310730    N 2.1-----1015.9- 25.7-- 22.27--
08310700    NE 2.1-----1015.9 -1.0 25.8-- 21.43--
08310630   NNE 2.6-----1016.3- 25.2-- 19.71--
08310600   NNE 1.5-----1016.6 +0.0 25.9-- 21.10--
08310530    NE 2.6-----1016.6- 25.6-- 20.86--
08310500    NE 1.5-----1016.9 +0.7 26.2-- 20.45--
08310430   ESE 1.0-----1017.3- 27.2-- 20.47--
08310400    E 1.5-----1016.9 +1.7 26.9-- 20.47--
08310330    E 1.5-----1016.9- 26.9-- 20.69--
08310300    S 1.0-----1016.6 +1.7 28.4-- 21.12--
08310230    W 0.5-----1016.3- 28.4-- 21.47--
08310200    W 2.1-----1016.3 +0.7 28.4-- 20.97--

Ocean Conditions at BSCA1 as of
0130 GMT on 09/01/2015:

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): 1.9 m
5-day plot - Ocean TemperatureOcean Temperature (OTMP):29.29 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):21.48 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT)Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT): 86.6%
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 5.89 ppm
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
09010100 2.029.26-21.0297.80 6.67----
09010030 2.029.22-21.41107.60 7.33----
09010000 2.029.16-22.24102.20 6.93----
08312330 2.029.13-21.7092.80 6.31----
08312300 2.029.08-22.3460.90 4.13----
08312230 2.029.03-22.2960.80 4.13----
08312200 2.128.97-22.1747.40 3.23----
08312130 2.128.94-22.1337.20 2.54----
08312100 2.128.91-22.4639.90 2.71----
08312030 2.128.94-22.1945.30 3.08----
08312000 2.128.91-22.5135.80 2.44----
08311930 2.128.88-22.5831.00 2.11----
08311900 2.128.89-22.3635.20 2.40----
08311830 2.128.87-22.4127.10 1.85----
08311800 2.128.88-22.0440.90 2.79----
08311730 2.128.89-22.4147.80 3.26----
08311700 2.028.86-21.7943.40 2.97----
08311630 2.028.84-22.4239.70 2.71----
08311600 2.028.85-22.0041.70 2.85----
08311530 2.028.86-21.9325.70 1.75----
08311500 2.028.83-21.8231.80 2.17----
08311430 2.028.84-22.3341.70 2.84----
08311400 2.028.82-21.4530.90 2.12----
08311330 1.928.81-22.3727.80 1.90----
08311300 1.928.81-22.9128.20 1.92----
08311230 1.928.74-22.9619.60 1.33----
08311200 1.928.55-22.94 8.30 0.56----
08311130 1.928.61-22.8710.00 0.68----
08311100 1.928.72-22.6815.30 1.04----
08311030 1.928.57-22.8511.70 0.80----
08311000 2.028.57-22.7710.40 0.71----
08310930 2.028.68-22.80 9.90 0.67----
08310900 2.028.64-22.6711.30 0.77----
08310830 2.028.81-22.5517.10 1.16----
08310800 2.028.93-22.5138.10 2.59----
08310730 2.029.09-22.2732.80 2.22----
08310700 2.029.18-21.4360.10 4.09----
08310630 2.029.48-19.7188.30 6.04----
08310600 2.029.51-21.1066.00 4.48----
08310530 2.029.60-20.8663.80 4.33----
08310500 2.029.66-20.4558.70 3.99----
08310430 1.929.77-20.4774.60 5.06----
08310400 1.929.89-20.4763.70 4.31----
08310330 1.930.11-20.6966.10 4.45----
08310300 1.930.27-21.1293.50 6.27----
08310230 1.930.07-21.4739.50 2.65----
08310200 1.929.90-20.9760.60 4.09----

Solar Radiation Conditions at BSCA1 as of
0130 GMT on 09/01/2015:
Unit of Measure:    Time Zone:   

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5-day plot - Short Wave Radiation 1Short Wave Radiation 1 (SRAD1): 0.0watts/meter2
Previous observations
5-day plot - Short Wave Radiation 1 5-day plot - Short Wave Radiation 2 5-day plot - Long Wave Radiation
MM   DD    TIME
(GMT)
  SRAD1
w/m2
   SWRAD
w/m2
    LWRAD
w/m2
09010100 0.0--
09010030 0.0--
09010000 15.0--
08312330 59.0--
08312300 152.0--
08312230 48.0--
08312200 94.0--
08312130 440.0--
08312100 537.0--
08312030 623.0--
08312000 852.0--
08311930 770.0--
08311900 825.0--
08311830 865.0--
08311800 891.0--
08311730 903.0--
08311700 899.0--
08311630 234.0--
08311600 1.0--
08311530 760.0--
08311500 688.0--
08311430 607.0--
08311400 516.0--
08311330 414.0--
08311300 309.0--
08311230 202.0--
08311200 95.0--
08311130 5.0--
08311100 0.0--
08311030 0.0--
08311000 0.0--
08310930 0.0--
08310900 0.0--
08310830 0.0--
08310800 0.0--
08310730 0.0--
08310700 0.0--
08310630 0.0--
08310600 0.0--
08310530 0.0--
08310500 0.0--
08310430 0.0--
08310400 0.0--
08310330 0.0--
08310300 0.0--
08310230 0.0--
08310200 0.0--

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.