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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
0100 GMT on 12/19/2014:
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): ENE ( 70 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 1.5 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1020.3 mb
5-day plot - Pressure Tendency Pressure Tendency (PTDY): +0.0 mb ( Steady )
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 13.4 °C
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
12190030    N 1.0-----1020.6- 13.9-----
12190000    E 1.5-----1020.0 +0.3 14.1-----
12182330   ESE 1.5-----1019.6- 14.5-----
12182300   ESE 1.0-----1020.0 +0.3 14.5-----
12182230   SSE 1.0-----1020.0- 14.3-----
12182200    S 2.6-----1020.3 +0.0 14.4-----
12182130   SSE 2.6-----1020.0- 14.3-- 22.94--
12182100   SSE 3.1-----1019.6 -1.7 14.7-- 22.91--
12182030    S 2.1-----1020.0- 14.8-- 22.64--
12182000    S 1.5-----1019.6 -3.0 14.6-- 22.55--
12181930    SW 2.1-----1020.6- 14.4-- 22.19--
12181900   SSW 2.6-----1020.3 -3.0 14.2-- 22.39--
12181830    W 1.0-----1020.6- 13.8-- 22.26--
12181800    SW 1.0-----1021.3 -2.0 13.6-- 22.32--
12181730    S 2.1-----1022.0- 12.9-- 22.40--
12181700   SSE 2.1-----1022.7 -0.3 13.0-- 22.39--
12181630    E 2.1-----1023.0- 12.8-- 22.25--
12181600   ENE 3.1-----1023.4 +1.0 11.5-- 22.31--
12181530   ENE 4.1-----1023.4- 10.4-- 22.16--
12181500    NE 5.7-----1023.4 +1.7 9.3-- 22.59--
12181430    NE 5.7-----1023.0- 8.5-- 22.55--
12181400    NE 5.1-----1023.0 +1.4 7.9-- 22.45--
12181330   ENE 5.1-----1022.0- 7.8-- 22.42--
12181300   ENE 4.1-----1022.4 +1.4 7.4-- 22.37--
12181230   ENE 4.6-----1022.0- 7.4-- 22.41--
12181200   ENE 5.1-----1021.7 +0.3 7.6-- 22.35--
12181130    NE 5.7-----1021.7- 7.6-- 22.28--
12181100    NE 5.1-----1021.7 +0.0 7.9-- 22.72--
12181030    NE 5.1-----1021.0- 8.2-- 23.31--
12181000   ENE 5.1-----1021.0 -0.7 8.4-- 23.00--
12180930   ENE 5.1-----1021.0- 8.7-- 23.11--
12180900   ENE 4.6-----1021.3 -0.3 8.8-- 22.84--
12180830    NE 3.6-----1021.7- 9.4-- 23.06--
12180800   ENE 3.1-----1021.7 -0.7 9.6-- 23.10--
12180730    NE 2.6-----1021.7- 9.9-- 22.99--
12180700   ENE 2.1-----1021.7 -1.0 10.2-- 23.14--
12180630   NNE 3.1-----1021.7- 10.4-- 23.56--
12180600    NE 3.1-----1021.7 -0.7 10.4-- 23.24--
12180530    NE 2.6-----1022.0- 10.8-- 23.44--
12180500   NNE 3.1-----1022.4 +0.3 10.8-- 22.82--
12180430    NE 3.6-----1022.4- 11.0-- 22.77--
12180400   NNE 3.6-----1022.7 +0.0 11.1-- 22.31--
12180330    NE 2.6-----1022.4- 11.2-----
12180300    NE 3.1-----1022.4 +0.3 11.4-----
12180230    NE 2.6-----1022.4- 11.1-----
12180200   ENE 2.6-----1022.0 +0.3 11.3-----
12180130    NE 2.6-----1022.4- 11.6-----
12180100   NNE 2.6-----1022.7 +1.0 12.2-----

Ocean Conditions at BSCA1 as of
0100 GMT on 12/19/2014:

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): 2.2 m
5-day plot - Ocean TemperatureOcean Temperature (OTMP):14.47 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):22.50 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT)Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT): 97.6%
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 8.67 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
12190030 2.114.40-22.4983.10 7.39----
12190000 2.114.09-22.00106.60 9.57----
12182330 2.114.36-22.62103.60 9.21----
12182300 2.114.59-22.9299.50 8.79----
12182230 2.114.63-23.08105.60 9.31----
12182200 2.114.37-22.90106.50 9.46----
12182130 2.014.31-22.94106.30 9.45----
12182100 2.014.20-22.91105.50 9.40----
12182030 2.014.03-22.64101.90 9.12----
12182000 2.013.97-22.5598.90 8.87----
12181930 1.913.99-22.1994.10 8.46----
12181900 1.913.90-22.3995.20 8.56----
12181830 1.913.92-22.2692.60 8.33----
12181800 1.913.87-22.3297.70 8.79----
12181730 1.813.82-22.4097.70 8.80----
12181700 1.813.81-22.3990.70 8.17----
12181630 1.813.80-22.2595.40 8.60----
12181600 1.813.80-22.3188.90 8.01----
12181530 1.813.69-22.1697.10 8.78----
12181500 1.713.89-22.5984.00 7.54----
12181430 1.713.86-22.5589.20 8.02----
12181400 1.613.87-22.4577.40 6.96----
12181330 1.613.91-22.4273.80 6.64----
12181300 1.613.91-22.3778.80 7.08----
12181230 1.714.01-22.4176.10 6.83----
12181200 1.713.97-22.3585.30 7.67----
12181130 1.714.01-22.2889.60 8.04----
12181100 1.714.29-22.7280.00 7.12----
12181030 1.714.52-23.3188.00 7.77----
12181000 1.714.45-23.0091.60 8.11----
12180930 1.714.48-23.1192.50 8.18----
12180900 1.814.39-22.8494.50 8.39----
12180830 1.814.54-23.0696.30 8.51----
12180800 1.814.58-23.1095.70 8.45----
12180730 1.814.58-22.9996.50 8.53----
12180700 1.914.57-23.1495.40 8.42----
12180630 1.914.69-23.5680.10 7.04----
12180600 1.914.63-23.2493.80 8.26----
12180530 2.014.69-23.4493.30 8.20----
12180500 2.014.67-22.8296.80 8.55----
12180430 2.014.69-22.7788.10 7.78----
12180400 2.014.66-22.3195.80 8.49----
12180330 2.114.70-22.5495.00 8.39----
12180300 2.114.70-22.6297.10 8.58----
12180230 2.114.67-22.8094.80 8.37----
12180200 2.114.69-22.6485.00 7.51----
12180130 2.114.75-22.6994.70 8.36----
12180100 2.114.76-22.7399.40 8.77----

Solar Radiation Conditions at BSCA1 as of
0100 GMT on 12/19/2014:
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
12190030 0.0--
12190000 0.0--
12182330 0.0--
12182300 1.0--
12182230 14.0--
12182200 0.0--
12182130 88.0--
12182100 238.0--
12182030 320.0--
12182000 397.0--
12181930 338.0--
12181900 493.0--
12181830 545.0--
12181800 515.0--
12181730 277.0--
12181700 533.0--
12181630 541.0--
12181600 506.0--
12181530 290.0--
12181500 350.0--
12181430 216.0--
12181400 155.0--
12181330 106.0--
12181300 18.0--
12181230 1.0--
12181200 0.0--
12181130 0.0--
12181100 0.0--
12181030 0.0--
12181000 0.0--
12180930 0.0--
12180900 0.0--
12180830 0.0--
12180800 0.0--
12180730 0.0--
12180700 0.0--
12180630 0.0--
12180600 0.0--
12180530 0.0--
12180500 0.0--
12180430 0.0--
12180400 0.0--
12180330 0.0--
12180300 0.0--
12180230 0.0--
12180200 0.0--
12180130 0.0--
12180100 0.0--

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