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

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

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
Sea temp depth: 1 m below site elevation

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Meteorological Observations from Nearby Stations and Ships Image indicating link to RSS feed of recent meteorological observations near station BSCA1


Conditions at BSCA1 as of
2230 GMT on 04/18/2014:
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 ( 10 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 8.2 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1015.9 mb
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 15.4 °C
5-day plot - Salinity Salinity (SAL): 1.13 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
04182200    N 7.7-----1015.9 -0.3 15.5-----
04182130    N 7.7-----1015.9- 15.5-----
04182100    N 8.8-----1015.9 +0.3 15.8-----
04182030    N 8.2-----1015.9- 16.0-----
04182000   NNE 8.2-----1015.6 -1.0 16.1-----
04181930   NNE 9.3-----1015.9- 16.4-----
04181900   NNE 9.8-----1016.3 -1.0 16.7-----
04181830   NNE 8.8-----1015.9- 16.7-----
04181800    NE 9.8-----1015.6 -1.0 16.9-----
04181730    NE 9.3-----1016.3- 16.3-----
04181700    NE 8.8-----1016.6 +0.0 15.9-----
04181630    NE 8.2-----1017.3- 15.9-----
04181600    NE 7.7-----1017.3 +0.7 15.9-----
04181530   NNE 6.7-----1017.3- 15.7-----
04181500    NE 7.7-----1016.6 +0.0 15.8-----
04181430    NE 9.3-----1016.6- 15.6-----
04181400    NE 9.3-----1016.6 +0.7 15.6-----
04181330    NE 8.8-----1016.6- 15.7-----
04181300   ENE 8.8-----1016.6 +0.3 15.8-- 0.66--
04181230   ENE 8.8-----1016.6- 15.9-- 0.72--
04181200   ENE 7.2-----1016.6 +0.0 15.8-- 0.75--
04181130   ENE 8.8-----1015.9- 15.8-- 0.65--
04181100   ENE 8.2-----1015.9 -1.4 15.9-----
04181030   ENE 9.3-----1015.9- 15.9-----
04181000   ENE 8.8-----1016.3 -2.0 16.1-- 0.50--
04180930   ENE 7.7-----1016.6- 16.2-----
04180900   ENE 8.2-----1016.6 -3.0 16.1-----
04180830   ENE 8.2-----1016.6- 16.0-- 0.55--
04180800   ENE 8.8-----1017.3 -3.4 16.0-- 0.62--
04180730   ENE 8.8-----1017.6- 15.9-- 0.72--
04180700   ENE 8.2-----1018.3 -3.0 15.9-- 0.78--
04180630   ENE 6.7-----1019.3- 16.1-- 0.93--
04180600   ENE 6.2-----1019.6 -2.4 16.1-- 1.10--
04180530   ENE 6.2-----1020.3- 16.1-- 1.23--
04180500   ENE 6.7-----1020.6 -0.7 16.2-- 1.16--
04180430   ENE 5.7-----1021.0- 16.3-- 1.23--
04180400    E 5.1-----1021.3 +1.0 16.2-- 1.18--
04180330    E 5.1-----1021.7- 16.5-- 1.16--
04180300    E 5.1-----1022.0 +1.7 17.2-- 1.17--
04180230    NE 3.1-----1021.7- 17.3-- 1.18--
04180200   NNE 3.1-----1021.3 +0.3 17.7-- 1.18--
04180130    N 5.1-----1020.6- 17.7-- 1.10--
04180100   NNE 5.1-----1020.3 +0.0 17.7-- 1.24--
04180030   NNE 3.6-----1020.6- 17.8-- 1.07--
04180000   NNE 4.1-----1020.3 -0.7 17.6-- 1.09--
04172330    NE 3.6-----1020.3- 17.6-- 1.14--
04172300   ENE 3.6-----1021.0 -0.3 17.8-- 1.10--

Ocean Conditions at BSCA1 as of
2230 GMT on 04/18/2014:

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): 2.0 m
5-day plot - Ocean TemperatureOcean Temperature (OTMP):17.10 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL): 1.13 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT)Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT): 96.5%
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 9.24 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
04182200 2.117.08- 1.1294.00 9.01----
04182130 2.117.09- 1.2294.60 9.06----
04182100 2.117.15- 1.1596.00 9.19----
04182030 2.117.13- 1.1193.90 8.99----
04182000 2.117.17- 1.1793.00 8.90----
04181930 2.117.13- 1.2193.50 8.95----
04181900 2.117.08- 1.1995.40 9.14----
04181830 2.117.02- 1.1893.70 8.99----
04181800 2.116.96- 1.1793.70 9.00----
04181730 2.116.88- 1.1793.70 9.02----
04181700 2.216.80- 1.1389.30 8.61----
04181630 2.216.76- 1.0987.60 8.46----
04181600 2.216.72- 0.9784.30 8.15----
04181530 2.216.69- 0.8283.40 8.08----
04181500 2.116.66- 0.8783.00 8.03----
04181430 2.116.63- 0.7984.80 8.22----
04181400 2.116.66- 0.7383.60 8.10----
04181330 2.116.81- 0.7185.90 8.30----
04181300 2.016.86- 0.6687.20 8.41----
04181230 2.016.97- 0.7283.80 8.07----
04181200 2.017.11- 0.7577.10 7.41----
04181130 1.917.17- 0.6586.30 8.28----
04181100 1.917.30--82.60 7.91----
04181030 1.817.39--84.00 8.03----
04181000 1.817.43- 0.5078.90 7.54----
04180930 1.817.45--79.00 7.55----
04180900 1.817.51--83.50 7.96----
04180830 1.817.60- 0.5588.00 8.37----
04180800 1.817.69- 0.6289.50 8.50----
04180730 1.817.81- 0.7289.40 8.46----
04180700 1.717.91- 0.7886.90 8.21----
04180630 1.718.03- 0.9390.40 8.51----
04180600 1.718.19- 1.1094.10 8.82----
04180530 1.718.31- 1.2392.30 8.62----
04180500 1.718.27- 1.1693.70 8.76----
04180430 1.718.33- 1.2393.00 8.69----
04180400 1.818.30- 1.1890.00 8.41----
04180330 1.818.18- 1.1670.00 6.56----
04180300 1.818.19- 1.1766.70 6.25----
04180230 1.818.19- 1.1884.30 7.89----
04180200 1.818.17- 1.1886.50 8.11----
04180130 1.818.07- 1.1077.80 7.31----
04180100 1.918.25- 1.2483.30 7.79----
04180030 1.918.03- 1.0787.70 8.25----
04180000 1.918.12- 1.0986.90 8.15----
04172330 1.918.26- 1.1489.90 8.41----
04172300 2.018.08- 1.1090.30 8.48----

Solar Radiation Conditions at BSCA1 as of
2230 GMT on 04/18/2014:
Unit of Measure:    Time Zone:   

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5-day plot - Short Wave Radiation 1Short Wave Radiation 1 (SRAD1): 83.0watts/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
04182200 125.0--
04182130 80.0--
04182100 97.0--
04182030 140.0--
04182000 206.0--
04181930 280.0--
04181900 290.0--
04181830 439.0--
04181800 610.0--
04181730 397.0--
04181700 527.0--
04181630 286.0--
04181600 393.0--
04181530 159.0--
04181500 215.0--
04181430 257.0--
04181400 127.0--
04181330 106.0--
04181300 120.0--
04181230 24.0--
04181200 13.0--
04181130 3.0--
04181100 0.0--
04181030 0.0--
04181000 0.0--
04180930 0.0--
04180900 0.0--
04180830 0.0--
04180800 0.0--
04180730 0.0--
04180700 0.0--
04180630 0.0--
04180600 0.0--
04180530 0.0--
04180500 0.0--
04180430 0.0--
04180400 0.0--
04180330 0.0--
04180300 0.0--
04180230 0.0--
04180200 0.0--
04180130 0.0--
04180100 0.0--
04180030 0.0--
04180000 3.0--
04172330 11.0--
04172300 12.0--

Description of Measurements

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Real Time Data in tabular form for the last forty-five days.

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