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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

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Conditions at BSCA1 as of
0600 GMT on 01/30/2015:

Note: This report is more than two hours old
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): W ( 260 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 7.2 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1022.4 mb
5-day plot - Pressure Tendency Pressure Tendency (PTDY): +0.0 mb ( Steady )
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 15.6 °C
5-day plot - Salinity Salinity (SAL): 14.26 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
01300530   WSW 6.7-----1022.4- 15.7-- 14.57--
01300500   WSW 7.2-----1022.7 +0.0 16.1-- 14.60--
01300430   WSW 5.7-----1022.7- 16.2-- 14.59--
01300400   WSW 5.1-----1022.7 +0.3 16.1-- 14.45--
01300330   WSW 4.6-----1022.7- 15.8-----
01300300    SW 4.1-----1022.4 +0.3 15.5-----
01300230    SW 3.6-----1022.7- 15.2-----
01300200    SW 3.6-----1022.7 +0.3 15.2-----
01300130   SSW 4.6-----1022.7- 16.0-----
01300100   SSW 4.6-----1022.4 -0.3 15.9-----
01300030    S 4.6-----1022.4- 15.8-----
01300000    S 4.1-----1022.0 -0.7 15.8-----
01292330    S 4.1-----1022.4- 15.9-----
01292300    S 4.1-----1022.4 -1.4 16.3-----
01292230    S 4.6-----1022.4- 16.5-- 14.12--
01292200    S 4.1-----1022.7 -1.7 16.7-- 14.04--
01292130    S 4.6-----1022.7- 16.6-- 14.02--
01292100    S 3.6-----1022.7 -2.7 16.5-- 14.19--
01292030    S 3.1-----1023.4- 16.6-- 14.29--
01292000    S 2.1-----1023.7 -1.7 16.5-- 14.92--
01291930    S 2.1-----1024.0- 16.6-- 14.93--
01291900    S 2.1-----1024.4 -1.7 16.4-- 14.93--
01291830    S 3.6-----1024.7- 16.2-- 14.83--
01291800    S 3.1-----1025.4 +0.3 16.3-- 14.72--
01291730    S 4.1-----1025.4- 15.9-- 14.69--
01291700    S 4.6-----1025.4 +0.7 16.0-- 14.66--
01291630    S 5.1-----1025.4- 15.7-- 14.51--
01291600    S 3.6-----1026.1 +1.0 15.6-- 14.57--
01291530    S 5.1-----1025.4- 15.4-- 14.50--
01291500    S 5.7-----1025.1 +0.7 15.4-- 14.44--
01291430    SE 3.1-----1024.7- 13.3-- 14.51--
01291400   ESE 3.6-----1024.7 +0.7 11.1-- 14.46--
01291330    E 2.6-----1024.7- 9.8-- 14.50--
01291300    E 2.6-----1025.1 +1.0 9.0-- 14.59--
01291230    E 2.6-----1024.7- 9.4-- 14.67--
01291200    E 3.1-----1024.4 +0.3 9.8-- 14.80--
01291130   ENE 3.1-----1024.4- 9.2-- 14.76--
01291100    E 3.1-----1024.0 +0.0 9.2-- 14.89--
01291030    E 2.6-----1024.0- 9.5-- 14.91--
01291000    NE 2.1-----1024.0 +0.7 9.9-- 14.92--
01290930    NE 2.1-----1024.4- 10.2-- 14.93--
01290900    E 2.6-----1024.0 +0.7 10.5-- 14.93--
01290830   ENE 2.1-----1024.4- 10.6-- 14.91--
01290800    E 1.5-----1024.0 +0.7 10.8-- 14.93--

Ocean Conditions at BSCA1 as of
0600 GMT on 01/30/2015:

Note: This report is more than two hours old

These oceanographic data are displayed in rounded times.

Unit of Measure:    Time Zone:   

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 Depth (DEPTH): 1.9 m
5-day plot - Ocean TemperatureOcean Temperature (OTMP):13.48 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):14.26 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT)Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT): 97.3%
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 9.29 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
01300530 2.013.31-14.5792.70 8.86----
01300500 2.013.18-14.6088.10 8.44----
01300430 2.013.21-14.5987.40 8.37----
01300400 2.013.48-14.4598.50 9.39----
01300330 2.113.52-14.5887.60 8.33----
01300300 2.113.08-14.7090.00 8.64----
01300230 2.113.28-14.5892.80 8.87----
01300200 2.113.50-14.39119.1011.35----
01300130 2.113.27-14.43113.8010.90----
01300100 2.113.29-14.36113.6010.88----
01300030 2.113.21-14.36100.90 9.67----
01300000 2.113.18-14.3995.00 9.12----
01292330 2.113.24-14.29108.3010.39----
01292300 2.113.16-14.22117.2011.27----
01292230 2.013.13-14.12118.0011.35----
01292200 2.013.03-14.04106.6010.29----
01292130 2.013.00-14.02113.2010.93----
01292100 1.912.87-14.1995.00 9.18----
01292030 1.912.84-14.2997.60 9.44----
01292000 1.912.52-14.9265.80 6.38----
01291930 1.912.50-14.9366.40 6.44----
01291900 1.812.47-14.9368.60 6.66----
01291830 1.812.42-14.8372.30 7.03----
01291800 1.812.38-14.7275.40 7.35----
01291730 1.712.30-14.6976.10 7.43----
01291700 1.712.26-14.6678.20 7.65----
01291630 1.712.25-14.5185.50 8.36----
01291600 1.612.23-14.5783.00 8.13----
01291530 1.612.23-14.5082.20 8.04----
01291500 1.612.20-14.4474.40 7.29----
01291430 1.512.18-14.5160.80 5.96----
01291400 1.512.17-14.4663.20 6.19----
01291330 1.512.17-14.5069.50 6.81----
01291300 1.512.21-14.5971.30 6.98----
01291230 1.412.27-14.6763.30 6.19----
01291200 1.412.32-14.8058.80 5.73----
01291130 1.412.33-14.7664.30 6.27----
01291100 1.512.38-14.8955.60 5.41----
01291030 1.512.39-14.9167.50 6.57----
01291000 1.512.40-14.9246.40 4.51----
01290930 1.512.40-14.9348.80 4.75----
01290900 1.612.40-14.9348.80 4.75----
01290830 1.612.48-14.9155.80 5.42----
01290800 1.612.41-14.9353.90 5.24----

Solar Radiation Conditions at BSCA1 as of
0600 GMT on 01/30/2015:

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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
01300530 0.0--
01300500 0.0--
01300430 0.0--
01300400 0.0--
01300330 0.0--
01300300 0.0--
01300230 0.0--
01300200 0.0--
01300130 0.0--
01300100 0.0--
01300030 0.0--
01300000 0.0--
01292330 5.0--
01292300 18.0--
01292230 93.0--
01292200 188.0--
01292130 276.0--
01292100 360.0--
01292030 430.0--
01292000 507.0--
01291930 564.0--
01291900 611.0--
01291830 642.0--
01291800 658.0--
01291730 653.0--
01291700 628.0--
01291630 594.0--
01291600 546.0--
01291530 488.0--
01291500 424.0--
01291430 344.0--
01291400 245.0--
01291330 157.0--
01291300 46.0--
01291230 1.0--
01291200 0.0--
01291130 0.0--
01291100 0.0--
01291030 0.0--
01291000 0.0--
01290930 0.0--
01290900 0.0--
01290830 0.0--
01290800 0.0--

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