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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
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
0930 GMT on 04/26/2015:
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): N ( 360 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 2.1 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1007.1 mb
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 21.6 °C
5-day plot - Salinity Salinity (SAL): 8.92 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
04260900    N 3.1-----1007.1 -0.7 21.9-- 8.57--
04260830   NNW 3.1-----1007.1- 22.8-- 8.56--
04260800   WNW 3.6-----1007.1 -0.7 23.3-- 8.58--
04260730   WNW 3.6-----1007.1- 23.2-- 8.43--
04260700    W 3.6-----1007.1 -0.7 23.4-- 8.24--
04260630    W 3.6-----1007.5- 23.6-- 8.09--
04260600    W 4.1-----1007.8 +0.7 23.6-- 7.99--
04260530    W 4.6-----1007.8- 23.8-- 7.92--
04260500   WSW 4.6-----1007.8 +1.0 23.8-- 7.96--
04260430    W 4.1-----1007.8- 23.8-- 7.97--
04260400   WSW 3.1-----1007.8 +1.4 24.1-----
04260330   WSW 3.6-----1007.5- 24.2-----
04260300    SW 3.6-----1007.1 +1.7 24.1-----
04260230   SSW 3.1-----1006.8- 24.1-----
04260200   SSW 1.0-----1006.8 +0.3 24.1-----
04260130   SSW 1.5-----1006.4- 24.3-----
04260100   SSW 4.6-----1006.4 -1.4 24.3-----
04260030    S 2.6-----1005.8- 24.2-- 7.24--
04260000   SSE 3.1-----1005.4 -3.4 23.9-----
04252330   SSW 3.1-----1005.4- 24.1-- 7.35--
04252300   SSW 1.5-----1006.4 -1.7 23.1-----
04252230    SE 3.6-----1006.8- 22.1-----
04252200    N 6.2-----1007.8 -1.0 21.8-----
04252130   NNW 9.3-----1008.8- 21.4-----
04252100   NNW 14.4-----1008.8 -1.0 20.7-----
04252030    W 14.4-----1011.2- 21.1-----
04252000    SW 4.1-----1008.1 -1.7 24.1-----
04251930    W 3.6-----1008.5- 24.1-----
04251900    W 3.6-----1008.8 -0.7 24.3-----
04251830   WSW 3.6-----1009.5- 24.3-----
04251800    W 3.1-----1009.8 +0.3 24.5-----
04251730    W 6.2-----1009.5- 24.7-----
04251700   WSW 5.7-----1009.8 -1.0 24.7-----
04251630    SW 8.2-----1009.5- 24.6-----
04251600    SW 8.8-----1009.5 -1.0 24.5-----
04251530    SW 8.2-----1009.8- 24.4-----
04251500    SW 7.7-----1009.5 -1.0 24.4-----
04251430    SW 8.2-----1009.8- 24.6-----
04251400   WSW 6.7-----1010.8 +0.3 24.3-----
04251330   WSW 5.7-----1010.5- 24.3-----
04251300   WSW 5.7-----1010.5 +0.0 24.2-----
04251230   WSW 6.2-----1010.5- 24.3-- 7.77--
04251200   WSW 7.2-----1010.5 +0.3 24.3-- 7.75--
04251130    SW 7.7-----1010.5- 24.3-----
04251100    SW 6.7-----1010.5 +1.4 24.2-- 7.80--
04251030   WSW 4.1-----1010.8- 23.9-- 7.76--
04251000   WSW 3.1-----1010.5 +1.0 24.0-- 7.68--

Ocean Conditions at BSCA1 as of
0930 GMT on 04/26/2015:

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): 2.0 m
5-day plot - Ocean TemperatureOcean Temperature (OTMP):24.62 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL): 8.92 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT)Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT): 57.3%
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 4.53 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
04260900 2.024.57- 8.5741.30 3.28----
04260830 2.024.59- 8.5654.10 4.29----
04260800 2.024.61- 8.5848.50 3.84----
04260730 2.024.62- 8.4351.50 4.08----
04260700 2.024.62- 8.2448.20 3.83----
04260630 2.024.60- 8.0944.60 3.55----
04260600 2.024.58- 7.9949.80 3.96----
04260530 2.024.56- 7.9243.40 3.45----
04260500 2.024.57- 7.9656.90 4.53----
04260430 2.024.57- 7.9768.00 5.41----
04260400 2.124.56- 7.8268.60 5.46----
04260330 2.124.53- 7.7156.90 4.54----
04260300 2.224.41- 7.4266.10 5.29----
04260230 2.224.34- 7.2240.30 3.24----
04260200 2.124.33- 7.1867.40 5.41----
04260130 2.124.33- 7.1967.40 5.41----
04260100 2.124.38- 7.1667.00 5.38----
04260030 2.024.43- 7.2477.30 6.19----
04260000 2.124.58- 7.5478.20 6.24----
04252330 1.924.50- 7.3585.10 6.80----
04252300 2.224.42- 7.1776.60 6.14----
04252230 2.224.42- 7.2090.40 7.25----
04252200 2.624.45- 7.1190.40 7.25----
04252130 2.824.42- 7.0687.70 7.04----
04252100 2.424.55- 7.1893.40 7.47----
04252030 2.324.70- 7.3684.90 6.77----
04252000 2.324.60- 7.4375.40 6.02----
04251930 2.324.60- 7.4480.30 6.40----
04251900 2.424.53- 7.4270.90 5.66----
04251830 2.324.40- 7.3572.30 5.80----
04251800 2.324.26- 7.1476.30 6.14----
04251730 2.324.20- 7.0380.70 6.50----
04251700 2.324.17- 6.9881.40 6.57----
04251630 2.324.10- 7.0177.50 6.26----
04251600 2.224.06- 7.0083.40 6.74----
04251530 2.123.98- 7.1576.90 6.22----
04251500 2.223.92- 7.1973.40 5.94----
04251430 2.223.89- 7.5665.10 5.26----
04251400 2.123.90- 7.6764.40 5.20----
04251330 2.123.88- 7.7267.60 5.46----
04251300 2.123.87- 7.7864.20 5.18----
04251230 2.023.87- 7.7764.80 5.23----
04251200 2.023.86- 7.7565.80 5.31----
04251130 2.123.83- 8.0154.50 4.40----
04251100 2.023.81- 7.8055.60 4.49----
04251030 2.023.80- 7.7667.20 5.43----
04251000 2.023.77- 7.6863.40 5.13----

Solar Radiation Conditions at BSCA1 as of
0930 GMT on 04/26/2015:
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
04260900 0.0--
04260830 0.0--
04260800 0.0--
04260730 0.0--
04260700 0.0--
04260630 0.0--
04260600 0.0--
04260530 0.0--
04260500 0.0--
04260430 0.0--
04260400 0.0--
04260330 0.0--
04260300 0.0--
04260230 0.0--
04260200 0.0--
04260130 0.0--
04260100 0.0--
04260030 3.0--
04260000 14.0--
04252330 15.0--
04252300 18.0--
04252230 35.0--
04252200 118.0--
04252130 144.0--
04252100 169.0--
04252030 1.0--
04252000 39.0--
04251930 220.0--
04251900 325.0--
04251830 318.0--
04251800 402.0--
04251730 422.0--
04251700 802.0--
04251630 919.0--
04251600 455.0--
04251530 369.0--
04251500 686.0--
04251430 635.0--
04251400 219.0--
04251330 159.0--
04251300 43.0--
04251230 42.0--
04251200 10.0--
04251130 3.0--
04251100 0.0--
04251030 0.0--
04251000 0.0--

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

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