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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)

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: 2 m below MLLW

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Conditions at BSCA1 as of
0930 GMT on 05/28/2017:
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 ( 210 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 5.1 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1013.5 mb
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 25.8 °C
5-day plot - Salinity Salinity (SAL): 8.06 psu
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 10 meters (WSPD10M): 5 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 20 meters (WSPD20M): 5 m/s
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
05280900 SSW 5.7-----1013.5 +0.0 25.8-- 8.06--
05280830  SW 5.7-----1013.5- 25.8-- 7.99--
05280800 SSW 5.7-----1013.9 -0.3 25.8-- 7.87--
05280730 SSW 6.7-----1013.5- 25.9-- 7.96--
05280700  SW 5.7-----1013.5 -0.7 25.9-- 7.93--
05280630 SSW 6.2-----1013.9- 25.9-- 7.84--
05280600 SSW 7.7-----1013.5 -1.4 26.0-- 7.85--
05280530 SSW 7.2-----1013.5- 26.0-- 7.77--
05280500 SSW 6.2-----1014.2 -0.3 26.1-- 7.73--
05280430 SSW 6.7-----1014.6- 26.1-- 7.71--
05280400 SSW 7.7-----1014.2 -1.0 26.1-- 7.69--
05280330 SSW 6.2-----1014.9- 26.1-- 7.66--
05280300 SSW 6.2-----1014.9 +0.0 26.2-- 7.64--
05280230 SSW 6.7-----1014.6- 26.1-- 7.58--
05280200 SSW 6.7-----1014.6 -1.0 26.2-- 7.65--
05280130  S 4.6-----1014.9- 26.3-- 7.67--
05280100 SSW 4.6-----1015.2 -0.3 26.3-- 7.75--
05280030 SSW 5.1-----1015.2- 26.4-- 7.77--
05280000  S 5.1-----1014.9- 26.5-- 7.74--
05272330 SSW 5.7-----1015.2- 26.6-- 7.80--
05272300 SSW 5.1-----1015.6- 26.9-- 8.09--
05272230  S 5.7-----1015.6- 26.5-- 8.06--
05272200  S 6.7-----1015.6- 26.6-- 8.20--
05272130 SSW 5.7---------- 8.91--
05272100 SSW 5.7-------------
05272030 SSW 5.1-------------
05272000 SSW 4.1-------------
05271930 SSW 3.6-------------
05271900 SSW 4.1-------------
05271830 SSW 3.1-----1018.6- 26.7-----
05271800  SW 1.5-----1018.6- 26.7-----
05271730 SSW 2.6-----1018.6- 26.8-----
05271700  SW 2.6-----1018.6- 26.3-----
05271630 SSW 2.1-----1019.0- 26.1-----
05271600 SSW 3.1-------------
05271530  S 1.0-----1018.6- 25.6-----
05271500 SSW 1.5-------------
05271430  SW 1.0-------------
05271400 SSW 1.0-------------
05271330  SW 1.5-------------
05271300  SW 1.5-----1018.0 +2.4 25.0-----
05271230 WSW 2.1-----1017.6- 24.9-----
05271200 WSW 3.1-----1017.3 +2.0 25.0-----
05271130 WSW 3.6-----1016.9- 24.8-----
05271100 WSW 3.6---------- 7.50--
05271030  SW 3.6---------- 7.45--
05271000  SW 4.6-----1015.6 +0.3 24.7-- 7.44--

Ocean Conditions at BSCA1 as of
0930 GMT on 05/28/2017:

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):26.49 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL): 8.06 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT)Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT): 89.5%
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 6.88 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
05280900 1.926.51- 8.0688.60 6.80----
05280830 1.926.56- 7.9979.50 6.10----
05280800 1.826.62- 7.8795.40 7.32----
05280730 1.826.64- 7.9696.80 7.43----
05280700 1.826.64- 7.9384.10 6.45----
05280630 1.726.67- 7.8496.40 7.40----
05280600 1.726.71- 7.8598.70 7.57----
05280530 1.726.76- 7.77101.60 7.78----
05280500 1.626.78- 7.7363.00 4.82----
05280430 1.626.87- 7.71101.90 7.80----
05280400 1.726.89- 7.69102.10 7.81----
05280330 1.726.96- 7.66104.50 7.98----
05280300 1.727.03- 7.6468.30 5.21----
05280230 1.727.07- 7.58110.50 8.43----
05280200 1.727.06- 7.65101.90 7.77----
05280130 1.827.06- 7.67102.70 7.83----
05280100 1.827.04- 7.7560.40 4.60----
05280030 1.827.02- 7.77107.90 8.23----
05280000 1.927.14- 7.74112.90 8.59----
05272330 1.927.12- 7.80114.50 8.72----
05272300 1.926.77- 8.0968.40 5.23----
05272230 1.926.56- 8.06112.90 8.67----
05272200 2.026.16- 8.2093.60 7.23----
05272130 2.025.26- 8.9192.40 7.23----
05272100 2.125.25- 8.8978.20 6.12----
05272030 2.125.13- 9.1990.10 7.05----
05272000 2.125.22- 9.4455.80 4.35----
05271930 2.225.21- 9.6278.70 6.13----
05271900 2.225.21- 9.6042.20 3.29----
05271830 2.225.27- 9.8622.30 1.73----
05271800 2.225.25- 9.7847.60 3.71----
05271730 2.225.36-10.0448.10 3.73----
05271700 2.325.36-10.0574.00 5.74----
05271630 2.325.35-10.0348.20 3.74----
05271600 2.325.34-10.0172.20 5.60----
05271530 2.325.30- 9.9443.30 3.36----
05271500 2.225.26- 9.8982.00 6.38----
05271430 2.225.21- 9.7680.80 6.29----
05271400 2.225.12- 9.5965.80 5.14----
05271330 2.224.94- 9.2183.20 6.54----
05271300 2.224.89- 8.3962.10 4.90----
05271230 2.124.87- 8.0564.20 5.08----
05271200 2.124.89- 7.6946.60 3.69----
05271130 2.124.88- 7.6376.50 6.07----
05271100 2.024.92- 7.5055.70 4.42----
05271030 2.024.94- 7.4587.90 6.97----
05271000 2.024.98- 7.4496.40 7.64----

Solar Radiation Conditions at BSCA1 as of
0930 GMT on 05/28/2017:
Unit of Measure:    Time Zone:   

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5-day plot - Short Wave Radiation 1Short Wave Radiation 1 (SRAD1): 50.0watts/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
05280900 41.0--
05280830 53.0--
05280800 43.0--
05280730 36.0--
05280700 40.0--
05280630 37.0--
05280600 36.0--
05280530 36.0--
05280500 42.0--
05280430 39.0--
05280400 41.0--
05280330 37.0--
05280300 44.0--
05280230 41.0--
05280200 50.0--
05280130 23.0--
05280100 22.0--
05280030 39.0--
05280000 95.0--
05272330 178.0--
05272300 261.0--
05272230 370.0--
05272200 476.0--
05271830 944.0--
05271800 962.0--
052717301308.0--
052717001049.0--
05271630 591.0--
05271530 489.0--
05271300 207.0--
05271230 78.0--
05271200 81.0--
05271130 48.0--
05271000 21.0--

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