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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
1930 GMT on 09/25/2016:
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): NW ( 320 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 1.5 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1014.9 mb
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 29.8 °C
5-day plot - Salinity Salinity (SAL): 22.17 psu
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 10 meters (WSPD10M): 2 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 20 meters (WSPD20M): 2 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
09251900    W 3.1-----1015.6 -1.0 29.3-- 22.13--
09251830    W 3.6-----1015.6- 29.1-- 22.05--
09251800    W 3.6-----1016.3 -0.7 28.9-- 22.01--
09251730   WNW 3.6-----1016.6- 28.5-----
09251700    W 4.6-----1016.6 -0.7 28.3-----
09251630   WNW 4.1-----1016.6- 28.0-----
09251600   WNW 4.1-----1016.6 -0.7 28.2-----
09251530    NW 4.1-----1016.6- 28.1-----
09251500   WNW 3.6-----1016.9 +0.3 27.9-----
09251430    NW 2.6-----1017.3- 27.6-----
09251400    N 3.1-----1017.3 +1.0 27.4-----
09251330   NNW 2.1-----1016.9- 27.3-----
09251300    N 1.0-----1017.3 +1.0 26.8-----
09251230    NE 1.5-----1016.9- 26.0-----
09251200    N 1.5-----1016.6 +1.0 26.4-----
09251130    SW 1.5-----1016.3- 26.0-----
09251100   WSW 2.1-----1016.3 +1.0 26.0-----
09251030    SW 2.1-----1016.3- 26.2-----
09251000    SW 1.5-----1016.3 +1.0 26.7-----
09250930    W 0.5-----1015.6- 28.0-----
09250900    W 1.5-----1015.6 +0.3 28.3-----
09250830    W 1.5-----1015.2- 28.4-----
09250800    W 3.1-----1015.2 +0.0 28.9-----
09250730    W 2.6-----1015.2- 29.1-----
09250700    W 2.1-----1015.2 -0.3 29.1-----
09250630   WSW 1.0-----1015.2- 29.1-----
09250600   - 0.0-----1015.2 -0.3 28.9-----
09250530   WSW 0.5-----1015.2- 28.8-----
09250500    SW 0.5-----1015.2 -0.3 28.5-----
09250430    SW 0.5-----1015.6- 28.6-----
09250400   SSW 1.0-----1015.6 +0.7 28.2-----
09250330   - 0.0-----1015.6- 28.8-----
09250300   SSW 0.5-----1015.6 +0.7 28.6-----
09250230    S 1.0-----1015.9- 28.1-----
09250200    N 2.6-----1015.6 +1.0 28.6-- 21.61--
09250130    W 4.1-----1014.9- 30.1-- 21.63--
09250100    W 3.1-----1014.9 +0.0 30.2-- 21.69--
09250030    W 4.1-----1014.9- 30.2-- 21.72--
09250000    W 5.1-----1014.9 +0.3 30.2-- 21.70--
09242330   WSW 4.1-----1014.6- 30.5-- 21.66--
09242300   WSW 4.1-----1014.6 -0.7 30.8-- 21.59--
09242230    W 3.1-----1014.9- 31.1-- 21.56--
09242200    W 2.1-----1014.9 -1.0 31.4-- 21.56--
09242130    W 3.1-----1014.9- 31.3-- 21.68--
09242100    W 3.1-----1014.6 -2.4 31.0-- 21.65--
09242030   WSW 3.6-----1015.2- 30.9-- 21.68--
09242000    W 4.1-----1015.2 -2.4 30.5-- 21.76--

Ocean Conditions at BSCA1 as of
1930 GMT on 09/25/2016:

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): 1.9 m
5-day plot - Ocean TemperatureOcean Temperature (OTMP):30.62 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):22.17 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT)Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT): 72.7%
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 4.82 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
09251900 2.030.57-22.1372.60 4.81----
09251830 2.030.51-22.0565.50 4.35----
09251800 2.030.45-22.0164.50 4.29----
09251730 2.130.41-22.0060.20 4.01----
09251700 2.130.38-22.0063.40 4.22----
09251630 2.130.38-21.9861.10 4.07----
09251600 2.130.37-22.0663.10 4.20----
09251530 2.230.34-22.1062.30 4.15----
09251500 2.230.35-22.1364.30 4.28----
09251430 2.230.46-21.1884.00 5.61----
09251400 2.230.46-21.3985.30 5.69----
09251330 2.230.49-21.3881.90 5.46----
09251300 2.230.42-21.6974.70 4.98----
09251230 2.230.33-22.1662.10 4.13----
09251200 2.230.45-21.4283.20 5.55----
09251130 2.330.48-21.1576.70 5.12----
09251100 2.330.39-21.7771.50 4.76----
09251030 2.330.36-21.9569.80 4.65----
09251000 2.330.35-21.9868.40 4.56----
09250930 2.330.38-21.9270.90 4.72----
09250900 2.330.42-21.8775.90 5.05----
09250830 2.330.54-21.7583.10 5.52----
09250800 2.330.71-21.6289.70 5.95----
09250730 2.230.78-21.5391.40 6.06----
09250700 2.230.74-21.6292.60 6.14----
09250630 2.230.72-21.6491.20 6.05----
09250600 2.230.66-21.6087.80 5.83----
09250530 2.230.83-21.4398.00 6.49----
09250500 2.230.92-21.37101.40 6.72----
09250430 2.130.88-21.3898.00 6.49----
09250400 2.130.91-21.3899.10 6.56----
09250330 2.130.89-21.3997.10 6.43----
09250300 2.130.84-21.4093.80 6.22----
09250230 2.130.88-21.3795.50 6.33----
09250200 2.030.47-21.6168.60 4.57----
09250130 2.030.39-21.6374.70 4.98----
09250100 2.030.27-21.6974.10 4.95----
09250030 1.930.18-21.7277.80 5.20----
09250000 1.930.18-21.7080.80 5.41----
09242330 1.930.20-21.6682.70 5.53----
09242300 1.930.25-21.5981.20 5.43----
09242230 1.930.26-21.5691.40 6.11----
09242200 1.930.24-21.5692.30 6.18----
09242130 1.830.21-21.6883.10 5.56----
09242100 1.930.24-21.6584.80 5.67----
09242030 1.930.22-21.6881.10 5.42----
09242000 1.930.18-21.7687.20 5.83----

Solar Radiation Conditions at BSCA1 as of
1930 GMT on 09/25/2016:
Unit of Measure:    Time Zone:   

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5-day plot - Short Wave Radiation 1Short Wave Radiation 1 (SRAD1): 795.0watts/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
09251900 849.0--
09251830 827.0--
09251800 817.0--
09251730 814.0--
09251700 795.0--
09251630 766.0--
09251600 722.0--
09251530 661.0--
09251500 583.0--
09251430 508.0--
09251400 412.0--
09251330 309.0--
09251300 209.0--
09251230 80.0--
09251200 16.0--
09251130 1.0--
09251100 0.0--
09251030 0.0--
09251000 0.0--
09250930 0.0--
09250900 0.0--
09250830 0.0--
09250800 0.0--
09250730 0.0--
09250700 0.0--
09250630 0.0--
09250600 0.0--
09250530 0.0--
09250500 0.0--
09250430 0.0--
09250400 0.0--
09250330 0.0--
09250300 0.0--
09250230 0.0--
09250200 0.0--
09250130 0.0--
09250100 0.0--
09250030 0.0--
09250000 0.0--
09242330 14.0--
09242300 27.0--
09242230 34.0--
09242200 286.0--
09242130 383.0--
09242100 481.0--
09242030 565.0--
09242000 652.0--

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