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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

Search And Rescue (SAR) Data

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Conditions at BSCA1 as of
1600 GMT on 06/30/2015:
Unit of Measure:    Time Zone:   

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5-day plot - Wind Direction Wind Direction (WDIR): W ( 270 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 7.7 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1019.0 mb
5-day plot - Pressure Tendency Pressure Tendency (PTDY): +0.7 mb ( Rising )
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
06301530    W 8.8-----1019.3-------
06301500    W 8.2-----1019.3 +1.4------
06301430    W 8.8-----1019.3-------
06301400    W 8.8-----1019.0 +1.7------
06301330    W 8.2-----1019.0-------
06301300    W 8.8-----1018.3 +1.0------
06301230    W 8.2-----1018.3-------
06301200    W 8.8-----1018.0 +0.3------
06301130   WSW 7.7-----1017.6-------
06301100   WSW 7.7-----1017.3 -0.3------
06301030   WSW 7.7-----1017.3---- 8.79--
06301000   WSW 8.8-----1017.3 +0.0--- 8.79--
06300930    W 8.8-----1017.3---- 8.80--
06300900    W 8.2-----1017.6---- 8.80--
06300830   WSW 8.2-----1017.6---- 8.80--
06300800    W 7.7-----1017.6---- 8.79--
06300730   WSW 8.2-----1017.3---- 8.77--
06300700   WSW 7.7-----1017.3---- 8.80--
06300630   WSW 7.2-----1017.3---- 8.83--
06292330   WSW 6.7-----1015.6---- 9.04--
06292300   WSW 7.7-----1015.9 -1.0--- 9.03--
06292230   WSW 7.2-----1015.9---- 9.07--
06292200    W 6.7-----1016.3 -1.4--- 9.26--
06292130    W 7.7-----1016.6---- 9.30--
06292100    W 7.7-----1016.6 -1.4--- 9.15--
06292030    W 7.7-----1017.3---- 9.21--
06292000   WSW 7.2-----1016.9 -1.4--- 9.14--
06291930    SW 6.2-----1017.3---- 9.27--
06291900    SW 6.7-----1017.6 -0.7--- 9.19--
06291830    SW 5.7-----1018.0---- 9.32--
06291800   SSW 6.7-----1018.0 +0.0--- 9.30--
06291730   WSW 4.6-----1018.6---- 9.33--
06291700    W 1.5-----1018.3 +0.3--- 9.44--
06291630   WNW 1.5-----1018.6-------
06291600    NW 3.1-----1018.3 +1.0------

Ocean Conditions at BSCA1 as of
1600 GMT on 06/30/2015:

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): 2.2 m
5-day plot - Ocean TemperatureOcean Temperature (OTMP):28.62 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL): 8.72 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT)Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT): 81.9%
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 6.04 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
06301530 2.328.54- 8.7980.10 5.92----
06301500 2.328.49- 8.7980.00 5.91----
06301430 2.328.48- 8.7980.60 5.96----
06301400 2.328.44- 8.7981.60 6.04----
06301330 2.228.42- 8.8380.50 5.96----
06301300 2.128.39- 8.8080.60 5.97----
06301230 2.128.36- 8.8080.10 5.94----
06301200 2.128.36- 8.8081.10 6.01----
06301130 2.128.37- 8.8078.70 5.83----
06301100 2.128.38- 8.7977.80 5.76----
06301030 2.028.40- 8.7978.90 5.84----
06301000 2.028.42- 8.7979.90 5.92----
06300930 2.028.44- 8.8079.30 5.87----
06300900 1.928.46- 8.8079.60 5.89----
06300830 2.028.48- 8.8079.50 5.87----
06300800 1.928.51- 8.7978.30 5.79----
06300730 1.928.54- 8.7779.90 5.90----
06300700 1.828.56- 8.8079.60 5.87----
06300630 1.828.59- 8.8375.80 5.59----
06292330 1.729.12- 9.0499.70 7.28----
06292300 1.729.17- 9.03101.00 7.37----
06292230 1.829.20- 9.07102.90 7.50----
06292200 1.829.24- 9.26102.10 7.43----
06292130 1.829.18- 9.30100.80 7.34----
06292100 1.829.14- 9.15104.80 7.64----
06292030 1.829.14- 9.21104.00 7.59----
06292000 1.929.04- 9.14100.10 7.32----
06291930 1.928.95- 9.2798.60 7.21----
06291900 1.928.86- 9.1992.80 6.80----
06291830 1.928.76- 9.3280.00 5.87----
06291800 2.028.79- 9.3091.90 6.74----
06291730 2.028.74- 9.3375.50 5.54----
06291700 2.028.71- 9.4481.00 5.94----
06291630 2.128.72- 9.5078.90 5.79----
06291600 2.128.69- 9.5278.70 5.78----

Solar Radiation Conditions at BSCA1 as of
1600 GMT on 06/30/2015:
Unit of Measure:    Time Zone:   

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5-day plot - Short Wave Radiation 1Short Wave Radiation 1 (SRAD1): 827.0watts/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
06301530 776.0--
06301500 384.0--
06301430 241.0--
06301400 664.0--
06301330 440.0--
06301300 376.0--
06301230 234.0--
06301200 142.0--
06301130 54.0--
06301100 7.0--
06301030 0.0--
06301000 0.0--
06300930 0.0--
06300900 0.0--
06300830 0.0--
06300800 0.0--
06300730 0.0--
06300700 0.0--
06300630 0.0--
06292330 36.0--
06292300 55.0--
06292230 274.0--
06292200 456.0--
06292130 123.0--
06292100 254.0--
06292030 377.0--
06292000 892.0--
06291930 479.0--
06291900 723.0--
06291830 509.0--
06291800 271.0--
06291730 41.0--
06291700 199.0--
06291630 211.0--
06291600 384.0--

Description of Measurements

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

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