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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)

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

Search And Rescue (SAR) Data

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
0630 GMT on 09/03/2014:
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 ( 350 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 3.1 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1015.9 mb
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 27.4 °C
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
09030600    N 4.1-----1016.3 -1.0 26.8-----
09030530    N 6.7-----1016.6- 26.7-----
09030500    W 4.1-----1016.9 +0.0 29.1-----
09030430    W 4.1-----1016.9- 29.2-----
09030400    W 4.1-----1017.3 +0.7 29.2-----
09030330    W 3.6-----1017.3- 29.2-- 20.32--
09030300    SW 4.1-----1017.3 +1.4 29.3-- 20.33--
09030230   WSW 3.6-----1017.3- 29.2-- 20.29--
09030200    W 3.6-----1016.9 +1.4 29.1-- 20.31--
09030130   WSW 3.1-----1016.6- 29.2-- 20.32--
09030100    SW 3.1-----1016.6 +0.3 29.1-- 20.32--
09030030   SSW 3.6-----1016.3- 29.2-- 20.36--
09030000   SSW 4.1-----1015.9 -0.3 29.2-- 20.36--
09022330   SSW 4.1-----1015.6- 29.3-- 20.38--
09022300    S 3.6-----1015.6 -1.0 29.2-- 20.38--
09022230    S 2.6-----1015.9- 29.2-- 20.39--
09022200   SSW 3.1-----1016.3 -1.4 29.1-- 20.38--
09022130    S 4.1-----1016.3- 29.1-- 20.40--
09022100    S 5.1-----1016.3 -1.7 29.3-- 20.40--
09022030    S 5.1-----1016.3- 29.3-- 20.39--
09022000   SSW 4.6-----1016.6 -2.0 29.5-- 20.42--
09021930   SSW 4.1-----1017.6- 29.5-- 20.41--
09021900    S 4.6-----1017.6 -1.7 29.7-- 20.38--
09021830    S 4.6-----1018.0- 29.7-- 20.35--
09021800    S 3.6-----1018.0 -1.0 29.5-- 20.36--
09021730    S 4.1-----1018.6- 29.6-- 20.35--
09021700    S 3.6-----1018.6 -0.3 29.7-- 20.35--
09021630   SSE 1.5-----1019.0- 29.4-- 20.37--
09021600   ESE 1.5-----1019.3 +0.7 28.9-- 20.39--
09021530   SSE 2.1-----1019.0- 28.6-- 20.38--
09021500    SE 4.6-----1019.0 +0.7 28.2-- 20.38--
09021430   SSE 6.7-----1019.0- 28.3-----
09021400    SE 1.0-----1019.0 +1.7 29.6-----
09021330    S 1.0-----1019.0- 29.4-----
09021300    W 1.0-----1018.6 +1.4 29.3-----
09021230    W 3.1-----1018.6- 28.9-----
09021200   SSW 2.6-----1018.3 +1.7 28.9-----
09021130    SW 2.6-----1018.0- 28.9-----
09021100   SSW 3.1-----1017.3 +0.7 28.9-----
09021030   SSW 3.6-----1017.3- 28.8-----
09021000   SSW 3.1-----1017.3 +0.7 28.8-----
09020930   SSW 3.6-----1016.9- 28.7-----
09020900    S 4.1-----1016.6 -0.3 28.8-----
09020800    S 5.7-----1016.6 -0.7 29.0-----
09020730    S 6.2-----1016.6- 29.1-----
09020700    S 6.2-----1016.6 -1.4 29.0-----

Ocean Conditions at BSCA1 as of
0630 GMT on 09/03/2014:

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): 2.2 m
5-day plot - Ocean TemperatureOcean Temperature (OTMP):30.45 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):20.42 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT)Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT): 76.8%
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 5.15 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
09030600 2.230.49-20.4356.80 3.81----
09030530 2.130.47-20.4059.60 4.00----
09030500 2.130.49-20.3544.30 2.97----
09030430 2.130.50-20.3450.10 3.36----
09030400 2.130.54-20.3343.60 2.92----
09030330 2.030.55-20.3256.10 3.76----
09030300 2.030.58-20.3345.30 3.03----
09030230 2.030.63-20.2940.10 2.68----
09030200 2.030.65-20.3138.60 2.58----
09030130 2.030.68-20.3241.70 2.79----
09030100 1.930.70-20.3252.60 3.52----
09030030 1.930.75-20.3668.70 4.59----
09030000 1.930.79-20.3665.70 4.38----
09022330 1.930.85-20.3844.30 2.95----
09022300 1.930.87-20.3846.20 3.08----
09022230 1.930.89-20.3975.40 5.02----
09022200 1.830.90-20.3879.90 5.32----
09022130 1.830.90-20.4086.10 5.74----
09022100 1.830.90-20.4084.90 5.65----
09022030 1.830.70-20.3978.80 5.26----
09022000 1.830.48-20.4268.70 4.61----
09021930 1.930.41-20.4169.90 4.69----
09021900 1.930.47-20.3872.30 4.85----
09021830 1.930.52-20.3572.70 4.87----
09021800 1.930.38-20.3659.40 3.99----
09021730 1.930.36-20.3557.30 3.85----
09021700 1.930.33-20.3563.00 4.24----
09021630 2.030.34-20.3756.00 3.76----
09021600 2.030.36-20.3949.10 3.30----
09021530 2.030.34-20.3857.90 3.89----
09021500 2.030.31-20.3854.90 3.69----
09021430 2.130.22-20.3836.90 2.48----
09021400 2.130.23-20.3837.60 2.53----
09021330 2.130.20-20.4026.10 1.76----
09021300 2.230.21-20.3648.30 3.25----
09021230 2.230.15-20.3640.20 2.71----
09021200 2.230.16-20.3838.50 2.60----
09021130 2.230.17-20.3941.40 2.79----
09021100 2.330.16-20.4162.10 4.18----
09021030 2.330.15-20.3372.30 4.88----
09021000 2.330.21-20.3655.50 3.74----
09020930 2.330.24-20.3254.30 3.66----
09020900 2.330.29-20.3566.20 4.45----
09020800 2.330.40-20.3476.90 5.17----
09020730 2.230.47-20.3682.90 5.56----
09020700 2.230.52-20.3577.60 5.20----

Solar Radiation Conditions at BSCA1 as of
0630 GMT on 09/03/2014:
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
09030600 0.0--
09030530 0.0--
09030500 0.0--
09030430 0.0--
09030400 0.0--
09030330 0.0--
09030300 0.0--
09030230 0.0--
09030200 0.0--
09030130 0.0--
09030100 0.0--
09030030 0.0--
09030000 28.0--
09022330 90.0--
09022300 124.0--
09022230 139.0--
09022200 113.0--
09022130 168.0--
09022100 189.0--
09022030 191.0--
09022000 258.0--
09021930 781.0--
09021900 880.0--
09021830 863.0--
09021800 881.0--
09021730 899.0--
09021700 871.0--
09021630 882.0--
09021600 803.0--
09021530 758.0--
09021500 96.0--
09021430 60.0--
09021400 518.0--
09021330 417.0--
09021300 310.0--
09021230 217.0--
09021200 155.0--
09021130 3.0--
09021100 0.0--
09021030 0.0--
09021000 0.0--
09020930 0.0--
09020900 0.0--
09020800 0.0--
09020730 0.0--
09020700 0.0--

Description of Measurements

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

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