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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

Search And Rescue (SAR) Data

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Conditions at BSCA1 as of
1330 GMT on 08/04/2015:
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): NW ( 320 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 3.6 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1015.9 mb
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 28.7 °C
5-day plot - Salinity Salinity (SAL): 15.95 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
08041300   NNW 3.1-----1015.6 +1.0 28.7-- 15.98--
08041230    NW 4.1-----1015.6- 28.8-- 16.00--
08041200    NW 4.6-----1015.2 +1.4 28.6-- 16.02--
08041130    NW 4.6-----1015.2- 28.6-- 16.03--
08041100    NW 5.1-----1014.9 +1.4 28.6-- 16.04--
08041030   WNW 5.1-----1014.9- 28.9-- 16.04--
08041000    NW 5.1-----1014.6 +1.0 28.8-- 16.05--
08040930   WNW 5.1-----1014.2- 28.9-- 16.02--
08040900   WNW 4.6-----1013.9- 29.2-- 16.01--
08040830   WNW 4.6-----1013.5- 29.3-- 16.04--
08040800    W 3.6-----1013.5 +0.0 29.6-- 16.04--
08040730    W 4.6-----1013.5- 29.7-- 16.00--
08040700    W 3.6-----1013.5 +0.0 29.7-- 16.01--
08040630    W 3.6-----1013.5- 29.7-- 16.01--
08040530    W 4.1-----1013.5- 29.4-- 16.00--
08040500    W 4.1-----1013.5 +1.0 29.4-- 15.97--
08040430    W 4.1-----1013.5- 29.6-- 15.99--
08040400    W 4.1-----1013.5 +1.0 29.6-- 15.98--
08040330    W 3.6-----1013.5- 29.7-- 16.01--
08040300    W 4.1-----1013.2 +0.7 29.7-- 16.01--
08040230    W 3.6-----1012.9- 29.7-- 16.04--
08040200    W 4.1-----1012.5 +0.3 29.6-- 16.03--
08040130   WSW 4.6-----1012.5- 29.6-- 16.02--
08040100    W 5.7-----1012.5 +0.0 29.8-- 16.06--
08040030   WSW 5.1-----1012.5- 29.7-- 16.08--
08040000   WSW 5.1-----1012.5 -0.3 29.8-----
08032330    W 6.2-----1012.2- 30.0-----
08032300    W 6.7-----1012.2 -1.0 30.0-----
08032230   WSW 7.7-----1012.5- 29.9-----
08032200    SW 7.7-----1012.5 -0.7 30.0-----
08032130    SW 7.7-----1012.9- 30.2-----
08032100    SW 8.2-----1012.9 -0.7 30.2-----
08032030    SW 6.7-----1013.2- 30.8-----
08032000    SW 7.2-----1013.2 +0.0 30.7-----
08031930    SW 7.2-----1013.2- 30.8-----
08031900   SSW 7.7-----1013.2 +0.0 30.4-----
08031830   WSW 3.1-----1013.2- 31.7-----
08031800   WSW 3.1-----1013.5 +0.3 31.5-----
08031730   WSW 2.6-----1013.5- 31.5-----
08031700    SW 2.1-----1013.2 +0.3 31.5-----
08031630    N 1.5-----1013.2- 32.2-----
08031600    NE 3.6-----1013.2 +0.3 32.4-- 17.67--
08031530   NNE 3.1-----1013.2- 31.4-- 17.49--
08031500    NE 2.1-----1013.2 +0.7 30.3-- 17.35--
08031430    NE 2.6-----1013.2- 29.4-- 17.24--
08031400    N 2.6-----1012.9 +1.0 28.5-- 17.18--

Ocean Conditions at BSCA1 as of
1400 GMT on 08/04/2015:

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):30.47 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):15.96 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT)Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT): 60.4%
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 4.15 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
08041330 1.930.48-15.9566.90 4.60----
08041300 1.930.45-15.9863.30 4.35----
08041230 2.030.43-16.0068.50 4.71----
08041200 2.030.46-16.0265.00 4.47----
08041130 2.030.53-16.0365.30 4.48----
08041100 2.030.58-16.0471.80 4.92----
08041030 2.030.62-16.0472.90 4.99----
08041000 2.030.66-16.0574.00 5.07----
08040930 2.030.69-16.0276.40 5.23----
08040900 2.030.72-16.0169.50 4.76----
08040830 2.030.71-16.0470.20 4.80----
08040800 2.030.73-16.0470.70 4.83----
08040730 1.930.81-16.0067.90 4.64----
08040700 1.930.86-16.0175.60 5.16----
08040630 1.930.88-16.0186.40 5.90----
08040530 1.930.98-16.0083.60 5.70----
08040500 1.931.01-15.9778.00 5.31----
08040430 1.931.07-15.9978.80 5.36----
08040400 1.931.11-15.9889.20 6.07----
08040330 1.931.16-16.0185.50 5.80----
08040300 1.931.19-16.0191.30 6.20----
08040230 1.931.23-16.0491.30 6.19----
08040200 2.031.25-16.0397.80 6.63----
08040130 2.031.27-16.02108.30 7.34----
08040100 2.031.32-16.06108.70 7.36----
08040030 2.031.35-16.08111.70 7.56----
08040000 2.131.37-16.08111.60 7.55----
08032330 2.131.38-16.15113.50 7.68----
08032300 2.131.36-16.21112.60 7.62----
08032230 2.231.31-16.31110.50 7.48----
08032200 2.231.29-16.35111.10 7.51----
08032130 2.231.21-16.57103.70 7.01----
08032100 2.230.74-17.4375.00 5.09----
08032030 2.230.36-17.9387.10 5.93----
08032000 2.230.23-18.4577.90 5.30----
08031930 2.230.14-18.7073.40 4.99----
08031900 2.230.08-19.7633.30 2.26----
08031830 2.130.12-19.7544.50 3.01----
08031800 2.130.15-19.5041.40 2.80----
08031730 2.130.10-19.5867.00 4.54----
08031700 2.130.04-18.1167.10 4.59----
08031630 2.130.02-17.8288.90 6.09----
08031600 2.030.01-17.6791.30 6.26----
08031530 2.030.04-17.4995.70 6.57----
08031500 2.030.09-17.3594.00 6.45----
08031430 2.030.12-17.2491.20 6.26----
08031400 2.030.17-17.1884.50 5.80----

Solar Radiation Conditions at BSCA1 as of
1400 GMT on 08/04/2015:
Unit of Measure:    Time Zone:   

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5-day plot - Short Wave Radiation 1Short Wave Radiation 1 (SRAD1): 533.0watts/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
08041330 434.0--
08041300 331.0--
08041230 221.0--
08041200 118.0--
08041130 27.0--
08041100 1.0--
08041030 0.0--
08041000 0.0--
08040930 0.0--
08040900 0.0--
08040830 0.0--
08040800 0.0--
08040730 0.0--
08040700 0.0--
08040630 0.0--
08040530 0.0--
08040500 0.0--
08040430 0.0--
08040400 0.0--
08040330 0.0--
08040300 0.0--
08040230 0.0--
08040200 0.0--
08040130 0.0--
08040100 0.0--
08040030 14.0--
08040000 53.0--
08032330 135.0--
08032300 221.0--
08032230 320.0--
08032200 76.0--
08032130 495.0--
08032100 522.0--
08032030 679.0--
08032000 763.0--
08031930 809.0--
08031900 853.0--
08031830 892.0--
08031800 908.0--
08031730 913.0--
08031700 904.0--
08031630 882.0--
08031600 848.0--
08031530 791.0--
08031500 729.0--
08031430 578.0--
08031400 343.0--

Description of Measurements

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

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