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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
0430 GMT on 03/31/2015:
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): SW ( 230 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 6.7 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1021.0 mb
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 20.2 °C
5-day plot - Salinity Salinity (SAL): 7.91 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
03310400    SW 6.7-----1021.0 +1.0 20.3-- 7.84--
03310330    SW 6.7-----1021.0- 20.3-- 7.69--
03310300    SW 7.2-----1021.0 +1.0 20.4-- 7.55--
03310230    SW 7.2-----1021.0- 20.3-- 7.48--
03310200    SW 7.2-----1020.6 +0.7 20.3-- 7.42--
03310130    SW 7.7-----1020.3- 20.3-- 7.38--
03310100    SW 7.2-----1020.0 -0.3 20.3-- 7.32--
03310030    SW 7.2-----1020.0- 20.3-- 7.21--
03310000    SW 6.7-----1020.0 -1.0 20.4-- 7.15--
03302330    SW 7.2-----1020.0- 20.3-- 7.10--
03302300    SW 7.7-----1020.0 -1.7 20.3-- 7.06--
03302230    SW 7.7-----1020.3- 20.6-- 7.01--
03302200    SW 7.2-----1020.3 -2.4 20.7-- 7.01--
03302130    SW 6.7-----1020.6- 20.8-- 6.94--
03302100    SW 6.2-----1021.0 -2.7 20.4-- 6.96--
03302030    SW 6.2-----1021.3- 20.3-- 7.03--
03302000   SSW 6.2-----1021.7 -2.7 20.3-- 7.10--
03301930   SSW 5.7-----1022.4- 20.5-- 7.27--
03301900   SSW 5.1-----1022.7 -2.0 20.2-- 7.36--
03301830   SSW 5.7-----1023.4- 20.1-- 7.20--
03301800    SW 3.6-----1023.7 -1.4 20.0-- 7.21--
03301730   WSW 4.1-----1024.0- 20.0-- 7.16--
03301700   WSW 5.7-----1024.4 +0.0 19.4-- 7.09--
03301630   WSW 4.1-----1024.7- 19.0-- 7.19--
03301600   WSW 3.1-----1024.7 +0.7 18.8-- 6.92--
03301530    W 3.1-----1025.1- 19.0-- 6.76--
03301500    W 3.1-----1025.1 +1.7 18.8-- 6.89--
03301430   WNW 3.6-----1024.7- 18.8-- 6.42--
03301400    SW 6.2-----1024.4 +2.0 19.4-- 6.45--
03301330    SW 5.7-----1024.0- 19.4-- 6.44--
03301300    SW 5.7-----1024.0 +1.4 19.3-- 6.47--
03301230    SW 5.7-----1023.7- 19.3-- 6.50--
03301200    SW 5.7-----1023.4 +1.0 19.3-- 6.62--
03301130   SSW 5.7-----1022.7- 19.0-- 6.62--
03301100   SSW 5.7-----1022.4 +0.0 18.9-- 6.47--
03301030   SSW 5.1-----1022.4- 19.0-- 6.49--
03301000   SSW 4.6-----1022.7 +0.0 19.1-- 6.54--
03300930   SSW 5.7-----1022.4- 19.4-- 6.65--
03300900   SSW 5.7-----1022.4 -0.7 19.3-- 6.69--
03300830   SSW 5.7-----1022.4- 19.3-- 6.81--
03300800   SSW 6.7-----1022.4 -1.4 19.3-- 6.98--
03300730   SSW 6.2-----1022.4- 19.4-- 6.96--
03300700   SSW 5.7-----1022.7 -2.0 19.0-- 6.95--
03300630    S 6.2-----1022.7- 19.0-- 6.96--
03300600    S 6.2-----1023.0 -1.7 19.1-- 6.90--
03300530    S 5.7-----1023.4- 19.0-- 6.92--
03300500    S 5.1-----1023.7 -1.0 19.1-- 7.08--

Ocean Conditions at BSCA1 as of
0500 GMT on 03/31/2015:

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): 1.9 m
5-day plot - Ocean TemperatureOcean Temperature (OTMP):19.67 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL): 7.94 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT)Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT): 97.4%
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 8.51 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
03310430 1.919.77- 7.91100.40 8.75----
03310400 1.919.79- 7.84102.50 8.94----
03310330 1.919.74- 7.69107.10 9.36----
03310300 1.919.71- 7.55109.30 9.56----
03310230 1.919.68- 7.48109.70 9.61----
03310200 1.919.66- 7.42109.40 9.58----
03310130 1.919.66- 7.38107.10 9.39----
03310100 2.019.58- 7.32107.70 9.46----
03310030 1.919.56- 7.21107.50 9.45----
03310000 1.919.55- 7.15108.90 9.57----
03302330 1.919.55- 7.10109.50 9.63----
03302300 1.919.49- 7.06109.90 9.68----
03302230 1.919.53- 7.01112.00 9.86----
03302200 1.819.71- 7.01116.8010.25----
03302130 1.819.75- 6.94117.1010.27----
03302100 1.819.44- 6.96108.60 9.58----
03302030 1.819.14- 7.03103.90 9.22----
03302000 1.818.82- 7.10100.10 8.93----
03301930 1.818.55- 7.2795.20 8.53----
03301900 1.818.33- 7.3695.90 8.63----
03301830 1.818.35- 7.2097.80 8.80----
03301800 1.818.27- 7.2189.70 8.09----
03301730 1.718.23- 7.1683.00 7.49----
03301700 1.718.17- 7.0980.60 7.29----
03301630 1.718.00- 7.1962.40 5.66----
03301600 1.717.89- 6.9283.10 7.56----
03301530 1.717.89- 6.7676.70 6.99----
03301500 1.717.90- 6.8986.90 7.91----
03301430 1.717.88- 6.4290.30 8.24----
03301400 1.717.86- 6.4590.40 8.25----
03301330 1.717.83- 6.4494.30 8.62----
03301300 1.617.80- 6.4791.10 8.33----
03301230 1.617.77- 6.5089.00 8.14----
03301200 1.617.78- 6.6290.20 8.25----
03301130 1.617.79- 6.6293.20 8.52----
03301100 1.717.78- 6.4785.50 7.82----
03301030 1.717.78- 6.4987.80 8.03----
03301000 1.717.78- 6.5486.70 7.93----
03300930 1.717.79- 6.6592.00 8.40----
03300900 1.717.79- 6.6991.20 8.33----
03300830 1.617.78- 6.8193.30 8.52----
03300800 1.717.84- 6.9893.50 8.52----
03300730 1.717.85- 6.9696.20 8.76----
03300700 1.717.85- 6.9597.10 8.85----
03300630 1.717.87- 6.9697.60 8.88----
03300600 1.717.86- 6.9096.20 8.77----
03300530 1.717.89- 6.9294.60 8.61----
03300500 1.818.00- 7.0896.10 8.72----

Solar Radiation Conditions at BSCA1 as of
0500 GMT on 03/31/2015:
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
03310430 0.0--
03310400 0.0--
03310330 0.0--
03310300 0.0--
03310230 0.0--
03310200 0.0--
03310130 0.0--
03310100 0.0--
03310030 0.0--
03310000 8.0--
03302330 35.0--
03302300 49.0--
03302230 200.0--
03302200 96.0--
03302130 64.0--
03302100 611.0--
03302030 267.0--
03302000 687.0--
03301930 750.0--
03301900 809.0--
03301830 848.0--
03301800 863.0--
03301730 871.0--
03301700 857.0--
03301630 838.0--
03301600 791.0--
03301530 732.0--
03301500 85.0--
03301430 58.0--
03301400 114.0--
03301330 111.0--
03301300 161.0--
03301230 143.0--
03301200 27.0--
03301130 1.0--
03301100 0.0--
03301030 0.0--
03301000 0.0--
03300930 0.0--
03300900 0.0--
03300830 0.0--
03300800 0.0--
03300730 0.0--
03300700 0.0--
03300630 0.0--
03300600 0.0--
03300530 0.0--
03300500 0.0--

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