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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

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Conditions at BSCA1 as of
1800 GMT on 05/06/2016:
Unit of Measure:    Time Zone:   

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5-day plot - Wind Direction Wind Direction (WDIR): NW ( 310 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 7.7 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1015.9 mb
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 18.3 °C
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 10 meters (WSPD10M): 8 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 20 meters (WSPD20M): 8 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
05061730    NW 4.6-------------
05061700    N 4.1-------------
05061630   NNW 4.1-------------
05061600    N 4.6-------------
05061530   NNE 5.1-------------
05061500    NE 5.1-------------
05061430   NNE 5.7-------------
05061400   NNE 5.7-----1016.9 +2.0 15.5-----
05061330    NE 5.7-----1016.6- 14.9-----
05061300    NE 4.6-----1016.3 +2.4 14.3-----
05061230    NE 4.6-----1016.3- 14.0-----
05061200    NE 4.6-----1015.9 +2.4 13.4-----
05061130    NE 4.6-----1015.6- 13.5-----
05061100   NNE 4.6-----1014.9 +1.7 13.5-----
05061030    NE 5.1-----1014.6- 13.9-- 6.71--
05061000   NNE 6.2-----1013.9 +0.3 14.6-- 6.71--
05060930   NNE 6.7-----1013.9- 15.1-- 6.74--
05060900   NNE 6.7-----1013.5 +0.0 15.8-- 6.89--
05060830   NNE 7.2-----1013.2- 16.3-- 7.06--
05060800   NNE 7.2-----1013.2 -0.3 17.0-- 7.40--
05060730    N 7.7-----1013.5- 17.7-- 7.54--
05060700    N 6.7-----1013.5 +0.3 18.4-- 7.54--
05060630    N 6.7-----1013.9- 18.9-- 7.48--
05060600    N 7.2-----1013.5 +0.7 19.6-- 7.41--
05060530    N 7.7-----1013.5- 20.3-- 7.37--
05060500   NNW 6.7-----1013.5 +1.7 20.9-- 7.34--
05060430   NNW 6.7-----1013.5- 21.2-- 7.36--
05060400   NNW 6.2-----1013.2 +2.0 21.3-- 7.35--
05060330    N 5.1-----1012.9- 21.5-- 7.27--
05060300    N 4.6-----1012.9 +2.7 21.2-- 7.30--
05060230    N 4.6-----1012.5- 21.1-- 7.28--
05060200    N 4.6-----1011.9 +1.7 21.3-- 7.15--
05060130    N 4.1-----1011.5- 21.6-- 7.12--
05060100    N 4.6-----1011.2 +1.4 22.1-- 7.08--
05060030    N 5.7-----1010.5- 22.8-- 7.05--
05060000   NNW 5.7-----1010.2 +0.0 23.2-- 7.12--
05052330   NNW 6.7-----1010.2- 23.4-- 7.19--
05052300   NNW 6.7-----1010.2 -0.3 23.6-- 7.22--
05052230    N 6.7-----1010.2- 23.5-- 7.32--
05052200    N 7.2-----1009.8 -1.4 23.3-- 7.32--
05052130    N 7.7-----1010.2- 23.2-- 7.47--
05052100   NNW 7.2-----1010.2 -1.7 23.1-----
05052030    NW 7.7-----1010.5- 23.1-----
05052000    NW 7.7-----1010.5 -1.7 22.7-----
05051930   NNW 6.7-----1011.2- 22.4-----
05051900   NNW 5.7-----1011.2 -1.7 22.1-----
05051830   NNW 6.2-----1011.5- 21.7-----
05051800   NNW 6.2-----1011.9 -0.7 21.6-----

Ocean Conditions at BSCA1 as of
1800 GMT on 05/06/2016:

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):22.44 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL): 6.84 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT)Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT): 79.8%
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 6.65 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
05061730 2.322.39- 6.8274.60 6.22----
05061700 2.322.33- 6.6474.00 6.19----
05061630 2.322.34- 6.6465.50 5.47----
05061600 2.322.29- 6.5677.80 6.51----
05061530 2.322.27- 6.5680.40 6.73----
05061500 2.322.23- 6.5669.50 5.83----
05061430 2.322.22- 6.5670.90 5.95----
05061400 2.322.22- 6.5769.90 5.86----
05061330 2.222.24- 6.6466.80 5.59----
05061300 2.222.26- 6.6476.50 6.41----
05061230 2.222.29- 6.5480.80 6.76----
05061200 2.122.36- 6.7778.90 6.59----
05061130 2.122.44- 6.6178.10 6.51----
05061100 2.122.53- 6.6777.90 6.49----
05061030 2.022.60- 6.7177.10 6.41----
05061000 2.022.66- 6.7179.10 6.57----
05060930 2.022.75- 6.7482.30 6.83----
05060900 2.022.94- 6.8981.10 6.69----
05060830 2.022.92- 7.0686.20 7.11----
05060800 2.023.03- 7.4083.50 6.86----
05060730 2.023.06- 7.5484.50 6.93----
05060700 2.023.18- 7.5484.00 6.88----
05060630 2.023.29- 7.4883.80 6.85----
05060600 2.023.40- 7.4184.60 6.91----
05060530 2.023.45- 7.3782.60 6.73----
05060500 2.023.50- 7.3481.40 6.63----
05060430 1.923.55- 7.3682.00 6.68----
05060400 1.923.63- 7.3577.70 6.32----
05060330 1.923.68- 7.2771.30 5.79----
05060300 1.923.72- 7.3077.30 6.27----
05060230 1.923.79- 7.2881.40 6.60----
05060200 1.923.88- 7.1584.20 6.82----
05060130 1.923.93- 7.1283.70 6.77----
05060100 1.924.00- 7.0888.70 7.18----
05060030 1.924.05- 7.0588.40 7.14----
05060000 1.924.09- 7.1290.50 7.30----
05052330 1.924.14- 7.1988.60 7.14----
05052300 1.924.22- 7.2291.50 7.36----
05052230 1.924.28- 7.3289.60 7.19----
05052200 2.024.31- 7.3288.10 7.07----
05052130 2.024.27- 7.4785.00 6.82----
05052100 2.124.27- 7.3183.90 6.74----
05052030 2.123.87- 7.6576.10 6.15----
05052000 2.123.67- 7.7672.80 5.90----
05051930 2.123.49- 7.8568.20 5.54----
05051900 2.123.85- 7.4878.30 6.34----
05051830 2.123.86- 7.4883.10 6.72----
05051800 2.223.82- 7.5179.20 6.41----

Solar Radiation Conditions at BSCA1 as of
1800 GMT on 05/06/2016:
Unit of Measure:    Time Zone:   

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5-day plot - Short Wave Radiation 1Short Wave Radiation 1 (SRAD1): 990.0watts/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
05061400 601.0--
05061330 495.0--
05061300 382.0--
05061230 275.0--
05061200 161.0--
05061130 48.0--
05061100 6.0--
05061030 0.0--
05061000 0.0--
05060930 0.0--
05060900 0.0--
05060830 0.0--
05060800 0.0--
05060730 0.0--
05060700 0.0--
05060630 0.0--
05060600 0.0--
05060530 0.0--
05060500 0.0--
05060430 0.0--
05060400 0.0--
05060330 0.0--
05060300 0.0--
05060230 0.0--
05060200 0.0--
05060130 0.0--
05060100 0.0--
05060030 6.0--
05060000 53.0--
05052330 152.0--
05052300 252.0--
05052230 358.0--
05052200 455.0--
05052130 63.0--
05052100 661.0--
05052030 753.0--
05052000 844.0--
05051930 912.0--
05051900 952.0--
050518301053.0--
05051800 994.0--

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

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