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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: 2 m below MLLW

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Conditions at BSCA1 as of
1330 GMT on 07/26/2016:
Unit of Measure:    Time Zone:   

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5-day plot - Wind Direction Wind Direction (WDIR): E ( 100 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 4.1 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1014.2 mb
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 26.8 °C
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 10 meters (WSPD10M): 4 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 20 meters (WSPD20M): 4 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
07261300   ENE 4.6-----1014.2 +1.0 26.0-----
07261230   ENE 3.1-----1013.9- 27.2-----
07261200    E 3.6-----1013.9 +1.0 26.9-----
07261130    E 2.6-----1013.5- 27.1-----
07261100   SSE 4.1-----1013.5 +0.7 26.5-----
07261030    E 2.6-----1013.2- 27.1-----
07261000   SSE 5.1-----1013.2 +0.0 28.5-----
07260930    SE 5.7-----1012.9- 28.4-----
07260900    E 3.6-----1012.9 -0.7 27.2-----
07260830    E 3.6-----1012.5- 26.9-----
07260800    E 2.6-----1012.9 -1.0 26.6-----
07260730   ENE 4.1-----1012.9- 26.7-----
07260700   SSE 4.1-----1013.2 -1.0 28.7-----
07260630    S 4.6-----1013.5- 28.8-----
07260600   SSE 6.7-----1013.5 -0.7 28.8-----
07260530   SSE 6.7-----1013.9- 28.7-----
07260500   SSE 7.2-----1013.9 +0.0 28.8-----
07260430    SE 5.7-----1013.9- 28.7-----
07260400   SSE 6.2-----1014.2 +0.7 28.7-----
07260330   SSE 6.2-----1013.9- 28.8-----
07260300    SE 5.7-----1014.2 +1.4 29.3-----
07260230    SE 6.2-----1013.9- 29.2-----
07260200   SSE 7.7-----1013.9 +1.0 29.3-----
07260130    SE 5.1-----1013.9- 29.4-----
07260100    SE 7.7-----1013.5 +0.3 29.2-----
07260030    SE 8.2-----1013.2- 30.0-----
07260000   -------1012.9 -0.3 29.9-----
07252330    SE 8.2-----1012.9- 29.5-----
07252300    SE 7.7-----1012.9 +0.0 30.0-----
07252230    SE 9.8-----1012.9- 30.1-----
07252200    SE 9.3-----1013.2- 30.1-----
07252100   -------1013.2 -1.0 30.2-- 20.53--
07252000    SE 9.3-----1012.9 -1.7 30.5-----
07251830    SE 8.2-----1014.2- 30.5-----
07251800   ESE 7.2-----1014.2 -1.4 30.3-----
07251730    SE 7.7-----1014.2- 30.2-- 20.29--
07251700    SE 7.7-----1014.6 -1.0 30.2-- 19.53--
07251630   ESE 8.2-----1014.9- 29.9-----
07251600    SE 7.2-----1015.2 +0.0 29.8-----
07251530    SE 6.7-----1015.2- 29.5-----
07251500    SE 6.2-----1015.6 +0.7 29.3-----
07251430   ESE 5.7-----1015.6- 29.6-----
07251400    E 3.6-----1015.6 +1.4 28.6-----

Ocean Conditions at BSCA1 as of
1330 GMT on 07/26/2016:

These oceanographic data are displayed in rounded times.

Unit of Measure:    Time Zone:   

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 Depth (DEPTH): 2.3 m
5-day plot - Ocean TemperatureOcean Temperature (OTMP):30.08 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):20.99 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT)Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT): 65.7%
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 4.42 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
07261300 2.330.09-21.0943.00 2.89----
07261230 2.330.10-21.1840.50 2.72----
07261200 2.230.10-21.1744.30 2.98----
07261130 2.330.12-20.8251.00 3.43----
07261100 2.230.14-20.7666.40 4.47----
07261030 2.230.17-20.6763.70 4.29----
07261000 2.230.22-21.2062.10 4.16----
07260930 2.230.26-21.2562.00 4.15----
07260900 2.230.30-20.9236.50 2.45----
07260830 2.230.32-21.0952.90 3.54----
07260800 2.230.32-21.0955.90 3.74----
07260730 2.230.36-20.8063.00 4.22----
07260700 2.230.38-20.4368.00 4.57----
07260630 2.130.44-21.0670.80 4.74----
07260600 2.130.50-20.6971.30 4.77----
07260530 2.130.54-20.5673.40 4.91----
07260500 2.130.56-20.6875.30 5.03----
07260430 2.130.57-20.9075.40 5.04----
07260400 2.130.64-20.6470.70 4.72----
07260330 2.130.67-20.4275.50 5.04----
07260300 2.130.71-20.3575.70 5.06----
07260230 2.130.73-20.5779.20 5.28----
07260200 2.130.79-20.6579.30 5.28----
07260130 2.130.84-20.3575.50 5.03----
07260100 2.130.90-20.4079.80 5.31----
07260030 2.130.97-21.3282.40 5.46----
07260000 2.131.04-20.5888.50 5.88----
07252330 2.131.07-20.7881.80 5.42----
07252300 2.131.13-20.6586.10 5.70----
07252230 2.131.10-20.8570.90 4.70----
07252200 2.131.15-20.5977.60 5.14----
07252130 2.131.19-20.9379.00 5.22----
07252100 2.031.17-20.5377.90 5.16----
07252030 2.031.15-20.2381.90 5.43----
07252000 2.131.02-20.6977.10 5.12----
07251930 2.131.03-20.7187.80 5.82----
07251900 2.130.91-20.2065.00 4.33----
07251830 2.130.89-20.6872.00 4.79----
07251800 2.130.74-20.8866.70 4.44----
07251730 2.030.72-20.2972.90 4.87----
07251700 2.030.68-19.5383.50 5.61----
07251630 2.130.60-19.4279.50 5.35----
07251600 2.130.48-19.6263.90 4.30----
07251530 2.130.41-19.5267.10 4.53----
07251500 2.130.36-19.7271.40 4.82----
07251430 2.130.37-20.3426.40 1.78----
07251400 2.130.34-20.0033.20 2.24----

Solar Radiation Conditions at BSCA1 as of
1330 GMT on 07/26/2016:
Unit of Measure:    Time Zone:   

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5-day plot - Short Wave Radiation 1Short Wave Radiation 1 (SRAD1): 433.0watts/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
07261300 130.0--
07261230 270.0--
07261200 151.0--
07261130 46.0--
07261100 4.0--
07261030 0.0--
07261000 0.0--
07260930 0.0--
07260900 0.0--
07260830 0.0--
07260800 0.0--
07260730 0.0--
07260700 0.0--
07260630 0.0--
07260600 0.0--
07260530 0.0--
07260500 0.0--
07260430 0.0--
07260400 0.0--
07260330 0.0--
07260300 0.0--
07260230 0.0--
07260200 0.0--
07260130 0.0--
07260100 1.0--
07260030 17.0--
07260000 33.0--
07252330 189.0--
07252300 295.0--
07252230 391.0--
07252200 68.0--
07252100 395.0--
07252000 844.0--
07251830 346.0--
072518001136.0--
072517301120.0--
072517001071.0--
07251630 898.0--
07251600 851.0--
072515301010.0--
07251500 83.0--
07251430 716.0--
07251400 480.0--

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