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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
1300 GMT on 05/25/2015:
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): SSE ( 160 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 8.2 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1019.6 mb
5-day plot - Pressure Tendency Pressure Tendency (PTDY): +1.0 mb ( Rising )
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 26.2 °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
05251230   SSE 8.8-----1019.3- 26.1-- 7.30--
05251200   SSE 8.8-----1019.3 +1.0 26.3-- 7.32--
05251130   SSE 8.8-----1019.3- 26.5-- 7.21--
05251100   SSE 9.8-----1018.6 +0.3 26.4-- 7.21--
05251030   SSE 8.2-----1018.6- 26.4-- 7.17--
05251000   SSE 9.3-----1018.6 +0.0 26.4-- 7.06--
05250930   SSE 8.8-----1019.0- 26.4-- 6.99--
05250900   SSE 9.3-----1018.3 -0.7 26.4-- 6.86--
05250830   SSE 9.3-----1018.3- 26.4-- 6.85--
05250800   SSE 9.3-----1018.3 -1.0 26.4-- 6.87--
05250730   SSE 9.3-----1018.3- 26.3-- 6.91--
05250700   SSE 8.8-----1018.6 -1.0 26.3-- 6.98--
05250630   SSE 9.3-----1018.6- 26.4-- 6.99--
05250600   SSE 8.8-----1019.0 -0.7 26.4-- 7.00--
05250530   SSE 8.8-----1019.3- 26.4-- 7.01--
05250500   SSE 9.3-----1019.3 +0.0 26.3-- 7.06--
05250430   SSE 8.8-----1019.6- 26.4-- 7.07--
05250400   SSE 9.3-----1019.6 +0.7 26.5-- 7.11--
05250330   SSE 9.8-----1019.6- 26.5-- 7.18--
05250300    SE 9.3-----1019.6 +1.0 26.4-- 7.19--
05250230   SSE 9.8-----1019.3- 26.4-- 7.23--
05250200   SSE 9.8-----1019.3 +1.0 26.6-- 7.21--
05250130    SE 9.8-----1019.0- 26.4-- 7.27--
05250100    SE 10.8-----1019.0 +0.3 26.4-- 7.26--
05250030    SE 9.3-----1018.6- 26.4-----
05250000    SE 10.8-----1018.6 -0.7 26.5-- 7.14--
05242330    SE 10.3-----1018.3- 26.6-----
05242300    SE 10.3-----1018.3 -1.4 26.6-- 7.17--
05242230   SSE 10.8-----1018.6- 26.6-----
05242200    SE 10.8-----1018.6 -1.7 26.9-----
05242130   SSE 10.3-----1018.6- 26.9-----
05242100   SSE 9.8-----1019.3 -1.4 26.9-----
05242030   SSE 9.8-----1019.3- 26.9-----
05242000   SSE 10.3-----1019.6 -1.4 26.9-----
05241930   SSE 10.3-----1020.0- 26.9-- 6.97--
05241900   SSE 10.8-----1020.3 -1.0 27.0-----
05241830   SSE 10.3-----1020.6- 27.0-- 6.90--
05241800   SSE 10.8-----1020.6 -0.7 26.9-- 6.91--
05241730   SSE 10.8-----1021.0- 26.9-- 6.93--
05241700   SSE 10.3-----1021.0 +0.3 26.9-- 6.93--
05241630   SSE 9.8-----1021.3- 26.9-- 6.90--
05241600   SSE 8.8-----1021.3 +0.7 26.9-- 6.86--
05241530   SSE 9.3-----1021.3- 26.9-- 6.84--
05241500   SSE 9.8-----1021.3 +0.7 26.9-- 6.81--
05241430   SSE 9.8-----1021.0- 26.9-- 6.91--
05241400   SSE 8.8-----1020.6 +0.0 26.7-- 7.01--
05241330   SSE 8.2-----1021.0- 26.6-- 6.85--
05241300    SE 7.7-----1020.6 +0.0 26.6-- 6.75--

Ocean Conditions at BSCA1 as of
1300 GMT on 05/25/2015:

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): 2.1 m
5-day plot - Ocean TemperatureOcean Temperature (OTMP):26.94 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL): 7.40 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT)Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT): 82.1%
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 6.28 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
05251230 2.026.96- 7.3078.80 6.04----
05251200 2.026.95- 7.3280.70 6.18----
05251130 2.027.00- 7.2180.00 6.13----
05251100 2.026.98- 7.2182.60 6.33----
05251030 2.027.01- 7.1783.10 6.36----
05251000 2.027.08- 7.0682.60 6.32----
05250930 2.027.15- 6.9982.30 6.29----
05250900 2.027.21- 6.8682.70 6.32----
05250830 2.027.24- 6.8581.40 6.21----
05250800 2.027.27- 6.8781.70 6.24----
05250730 1.927.28- 6.9181.30 6.21----
05250700 1.927.31- 6.9882.10 6.26----
05250630 2.027.33- 6.9983.70 6.38----
05250600 1.927.34- 7.0084.80 6.46----
05250530 1.927.37- 7.0183.10 6.32----
05250500 1.927.39- 7.0684.60 6.44----
05250430 1.927.41- 7.0785.30 6.49----
05250400 2.027.41- 7.1187.40 6.65----
05250330 2.027.44- 7.1884.90 6.45----
05250300 2.027.47- 7.1986.50 6.57----
05250230 2.027.49- 7.2385.80 6.51----
05250200 2.027.53- 7.2188.30 6.70----
05250130 2.027.55- 7.2788.60 6.72----
05250100 2.027.59- 7.2686.60 6.56----
05250030 2.127.64- 7.1986.80 6.57----
05250000 2.027.72- 7.1489.50 6.77----
05242330 2.127.74- 7.1790.20 6.81----
05242300 2.027.80- 7.1790.60 6.84----
05242230 2.127.92- 7.0486.00 6.48----
05242200 2.127.96- 7.0484.00 6.33----
05242130 2.127.92- 7.0679.70 6.00----
05242100 2.127.97- 6.9879.50 5.99----
05242030 2.127.93- 6.9881.20 6.12----
05242000 2.127.88- 6.9784.50 6.38----
05241930 2.027.82- 6.9788.90 6.72----
05241900 2.127.80- 6.9487.60 6.62----
05241830 2.027.77- 6.9089.30 6.76----
05241800 2.027.68- 6.9189.50 6.78----
05241730 2.027.62- 6.9386.40 6.55----
05241700 2.027.53- 6.9380.90 6.15----
05241630 2.027.48- 6.9080.70 6.13----
05241600 2.027.41- 6.8681.00 6.17----
05241530 1.927.33- 6.8483.40 6.36----
05241500 1.927.29- 6.8180.40 6.14----
05241430 1.927.23- 6.9175.70 5.78----
05241400 1.927.19- 7.0170.80 5.40----
05241330 1.927.22- 6.8575.40 5.76----
05241300 1.927.29- 6.7575.30 5.75----

Solar Radiation Conditions at BSCA1 as of
1300 GMT on 05/25/2015:
Unit of Measure:    Time Zone:   

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5-day plot - Short Wave Radiation 1Short Wave Radiation 1 (SRAD1): 204.0watts/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
05251230 91.0--
05251200 61.0--
05251130 16.0--
05251100 10.0--
05251030 0.0--
05251000 0.0--
05250930 0.0--
05250900 0.0--
05250830 0.0--
05250800 0.0--
05250730 0.0--
05250700 0.0--
05250630 0.0--
05250600 0.0--
05250530 0.0--
05250500 0.0--
05250430 0.0--
05250400 0.0--
05250330 0.0--
05250300 0.0--
05250230 0.0--
05250200 0.0--
05250130 0.0--
05250100 0.0--
05250030 7.0--
05250000 31.0--
05242330 150.0--
05242300 187.0--
05242230 65.0--
05242200 330.0--
05242130 249.0--
05242100 326.0--
05242030 627.0--
05242000 302.0--
05241930 355.0--
052419001099.0--
05241830 978.0--
05241800 560.0--
05241730 303.0--
052417001011.0--
05241630 304.0--
052416001050.0--
05241530 374.0--
05241500 838.0--
05241430 404.0--
05241400 651.0--
05241330 154.0--
05241300 186.0--

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