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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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Conditions at BSCA1 as of
2230 GMT on 04/24/2014:
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): SSW ( 200 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 5.1 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1013.9 mb
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 22.5 °C
5-day plot - Salinity Salinity (SAL): 2.02 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
04242200   SSW 5.1-----1014.2 -1.0 22.5-- 2.01--
04242130   SSW 4.6-----1014.2- 22.4-- 2.03--
04242100   SSW 4.6-----1014.2 -1.0 22.5-- 2.02--
04242030    SW 4.6-----1014.6- 22.4-- 1.99--
04242000   SSW 4.6-----1014.9 -1.0 22.4-- 2.02--
04241930   SSW 3.6-----1014.9- 22.5-- 2.01--
04241900   SSW 3.6-----1015.2 -1.0 22.4-- 2.05--
04241830   SSW 4.6-----1015.2- 22.1-- 2.04--
04241800    SW 3.6-----1015.2 -1.0 22.0-- 2.05--
04241730    SW 3.6-----1015.6- 21.9-- 2.02--
04241700    SW 3.6-----1015.9 +0.0 21.7-- 2.04--
04241630    SW 3.6-----1016.3- 21.8-- 2.05--
04241600   SSW 2.6-----1016.3 +1.0 21.6-- 2.06--
04241530    SW 2.6-----1016.3- 21.6-- 2.03--
04241500    SW 2.1-----1016.3 +1.7 21.2-- 2.06--
04241430    S 1.0-----1015.9- 21.3-- 2.06--
04241400   WSW 0.5-----1015.9 +1.7 21.1-- 2.04--
04241330    SW 2.1-----1015.6- 20.9-- 2.03--
04241300    S 3.6-----1015.2 +1.7 20.9-- 2.01--
04241230    S 4.1-----1014.9- 20.8-- 2.03--
04241200    S 3.6-----1014.6 +1.0 20.8-- 2.03--
04241130   SSW 2.1-----1014.6- 20.6-- 2.05--
04241100   WSW 2.1-----1014.2 +0.7 20.6-- 2.03--
04241030   SSW 2.6-----1013.9- 20.5-- 2.07--
04241000    S 2.1-----1013.5 +0.3 20.6-- 2.05--
04240930   SSW 1.5-----1013.5- 20.8-- 2.05--
04240900   WSW 1.5-----1013.5 +0.3 20.8-- 2.04--
04240830    SW 2.1-----1013.5- 20.7-- 2.04--
04240800    SW 3.6-----1013.5 -0.3 20.8-- 2.04--
04240730    SW 3.1-----1013.2- 20.9-- 2.04--
04240700   SSW 3.1-----1013.2 -0.7 21.0-- 2.03--
04240630   WSW 1.5-----1013.2- 21.2-- 2.02--
04240600   WSW 2.1-----1013.2 -0.7 21.1-- 2.07--
04240530   WSW 2.6-----1013.9- 21.3-- 2.02--
04240500   WSW 2.6-----1013.9 +0.3 21.4-- 2.03--
04240430    SW 2.6-----1013.9- 21.4-- 2.04--
04240400   WSW 3.1-----1013.9 +0.7 21.4-- 2.02--
04240330    SW 2.6-----1013.9- 21.5-- 1.99--
04240300    SW 2.1-----1013.9 +1.4 21.5-- 1.99--
04240230   WSW 3.1-----1013.9- 21.7-- 2.01--
04240200    SW 3.1-----1013.5 +1.0 21.8-- 1.98--
04240130    SW 3.1-----1013.5- 21.8-- 2.00--
04240100   WSW 3.6-----1013.2 +0.3 21.9-- 2.00--
04240030    SW 4.1-----1012.9- 22.0-- 2.02--
04240000    SW 4.1-----1012.5 -0.3 22.2-- 1.98--
04232330    SW 3.6-----1012.9- 22.4-- 1.98--
04232300    SW 5.1-----1012.5 -1.4 22.3-- 2.04--

Ocean Conditions at BSCA1 as of
2230 GMT on 04/24/2014:

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):24.31 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL): 2.02 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT)Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT):115.7%
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 9.58 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
04242200 2.024.32- 2.01115.50 9.56----
04242130 2.024.30- 2.03118.00 9.77----
04242100 2.024.11- 2.02114.30 9.49----
04242030 2.023.98- 1.99111.60 9.29----
04242000 1.923.69- 2.02112.60 9.42----
04241930 2.023.27- 2.01110.80 9.35----
04241900 2.022.81- 2.05103.20 8.78----
04241830 2.022.76- 2.04106.70 9.08----
04241800 1.922.75- 2.05105.90 9.02----
04241730 2.022.70- 2.02105.10 8.96----
04241700 2.022.59- 2.04109.40 9.35----
04241630 2.022.48- 2.0597.00 8.31----
04241600 2.022.38- 2.0693.50 8.02----
04241530 2.022.42- 2.03110.00 9.43----
04241500 1.922.35- 2.06105.90 9.09----
04241430 1.922.29- 2.06107.90 9.27----
04241400 1.922.31- 2.04107.00 9.19----
04241330 1.922.22- 2.03106.60 9.18----
04241300 1.922.14- 2.01110.50 9.52----
04241230 1.822.09- 2.03109.10 9.41----
04241200 1.822.06- 2.03110.90 9.57----
04241130 1.822.06- 2.05110.30 9.52----
04241100 1.822.06- 2.03110.30 9.52----
04241030 1.822.17- 2.07112.50 9.69----
04241000 1.822.27- 2.05111.40 9.58----
04240930 1.822.34- 2.05113.00 9.70----
04240900 1.822.39- 2.04111.00 9.52----
04240830 1.822.36- 2.04112.40 9.65----
04240800 1.822.36- 2.04105.70 9.07----
04240730 1.822.43- 2.04113.40 9.72----
04240700 1.822.49- 2.03117.7010.08----
04240630 1.822.49- 2.02112.10 9.60----
04240600 1.822.38- 2.07117.5010.08----
04240530 1.822.45- 2.02118.1010.12----
04240500 1.922.49- 2.03118.9010.18----
04240430 1.922.56- 2.04123.5010.56----
04240400 1.922.66- 2.02120.7010.30----
04240330 1.922.79- 1.99121.8010.38----
04240300 2.022.82- 1.99123.7010.53----
04240230 2.022.75- 2.01123.8010.55----
04240200 2.022.90- 1.98122.1010.37----
04240130 2.022.73- 2.00111.30 9.48----
04240100 2.022.69- 2.00125.2010.68----
04240030 2.022.75- 2.02119.5010.18----
04240000 2.022.88- 1.98126.9010.78----
04232330 2.022.68- 1.98121.4010.36----
04232300 2.021.66- 2.04114.40 9.95----

Solar Radiation Conditions at BSCA1 as of
2230 GMT on 04/24/2014:
Unit of Measure:    Time Zone:   

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5-day plot - Short Wave Radiation 1Short Wave Radiation 1 (SRAD1): 328.0watts/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
04242200 222.0--
04242130 343.0--
04242100 586.0--
04242030 699.0--
04242000 767.0--
04241930 826.0--
04241900 883.0--
04241830 920.0--
04241800 940.0--
04241730 949.0--
04241700 942.0--
04241630 918.0--
04241600 885.0--
04241530 828.0--
04241500 765.0--
04241430 682.0--
04241400 566.0--
04241330 478.0--
04241300 358.0--
04241230 245.0--
04241200 108.0--
04241130 15.0--
04241100 0.0--
04241030 0.0--
04241000 0.0--
04240930 0.0--
04240900 0.0--
04240830 0.0--
04240800 0.0--
04240730 0.0--
04240700 0.0--
04240630 0.0--
04240600 0.0--
04240530 0.0--
04240500 0.0--
04240430 0.0--
04240400 0.0--
04240330 0.0--
04240300 0.0--
04240230 0.0--
04240200 0.0--
04240130 0.0--
04240100 0.0--
04240030 2.0--
04240000 25.0--
04232330 98.0--
04232300 184.0--

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