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Station KATA1 - Katrina Cut, AL Image indicating link to RSS feed of recent meteorological observations for station KATA1

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Station operated by Dauphin Island Sea Lab
C-MAN Station
30.258 N 88.213 W (30°15'30" N 88°12'47" W)

Site elevation: 0 m above mean sea level
Air temp height: 4.35 m above site elevation
Anemometer height: 15.65 m above site elevation
Barometer elevation: 3.8 m above mean sea level

Search And Rescue (SAR) Data

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Conditions at KATA1 as of
(12:30 am CST)
0630 GMT on 12/19/2014:
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): NE ( 50 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 14 kts
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 30.15 in
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 56.7 °F
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 10 meters (WSPD10M): 14 kts
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 20 meters (WSPD20M): 14 kts
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
(CST)
   WDIR WSPD
kts
GST
kts
WVHT
ft
DPD
sec
APD
sec
MWD PRES
in
PTDY
in
ATMP
°F
WTMP
°F
DEWP
°F
SAL
psu
VIS
nmi
TIDE
ft
121912:00 am   NE 9-----30.16+0.00 57.6-----
121811:30 pm  ENE 9-----30.18- 58.1-----
121811:00 pm  ENE 6-----30.17+0.00 57.7-----
121810:30 pm  ENE 9-----30.16- 57.2-----
121810:00 pm  ENE 9-----30.18+0.02 57.6-----
1218 9:30 pm   NE 10-----30.16- 57.0-----
1218 9:00 pm  ENE 7-----30.16+0.00 58.1-----
1218 8:30 pm   E 5-----30.17- 57.7-----
1218 8:00 pm   E 6-----30.17+0.02 58.1-----
1218 7:30 pm  ENE 7-----30.16- 57.9-----
1218 7:00 pm  ENE 7-----30.16+0.01 57.7-----
1218 6:30 pm  ENE 5-----30.16- 58.1-----
1218 6:00 pm  ENE 6-----30.16+0.03 58.3-----
1218 5:30 pm   E 7-----30.14- 57.9-----
1218 5:00 pm   E 5-----30.15+0.01 58.3-----
1218 4:30 pm   E 6-----30.15- 58.3-----
1218 4:00 pm  ESE 6-----30.15-0.01 58.3-----
1218 3:30 pm  ESE 6-----30.14- 57.9-----
1218 3:00 pm  ESE 8-----30.13-0.06 57.6-----
1218 2:30 pm   SE 7-----30.14- 57.0-----
1218 2:00 pm  ESE 5-----30.14-0.08 56.5-----
1218 1:30 pm   E 5-----30.15- 57.2-----
1218 1:00 pm  ENE 6-----30.16-0.08 58.8-----
121812:30 pm   E 8-----30.17- 56.8-----
121812:00 pm   E 9-----30.19-0.06 55.2-----
121811:30 am  ENE 8-----30.21- 56.7-----
121811:00 am   E 10-----30.22-0.02 55.6-----
121810:30 am   E 10-----30.23- 55.2-----
121810:00 am  ENE 12-----30.24+0.03 54.3-----
1218 9:30 am  ENE 13-----30.25- 53.4-----
1218 9:00 am  ENE 12-----30.25+0.05 53.8-----
1218 8:30 am  ENE 12-----30.24- 52.9-----
1218 8:00 am  ENE 12-----30.24+0.04 52.5-----
1218 7:30 am  ENE 11-----30.22- 51.6-----
1218 7:00 am  ENE 13-----30.21+0.03 51.1-----
1218 6:30 am  ENE 13-----30.20- 51.4-----
1218 6:00 am   NE 11-----30.20+0.01 50.7-----
1218 5:30 am   NE 12-----30.20- 50.0-----
1218 5:00 am   NE 11-----30.20+0.01 50.7-----
1218 4:30 am   NE 10-----30.19- 52.0-----
1218 4:00 am  NNE 9-----30.18-0.01 52.3-----
1218 3:30 am   NE 8-----30.18- 52.2-----
1218 3:00 am  NNE 7-----30.19-0.01 52.3-----
1218 2:30 am   NE 5-----30.19- 53.1-----
1218 2:00 am  ENE 4-----30.19-0.03 53.2-----
1218 1:30 am   NE 6-----30.20- 53.2-----
1218 1:00 am  ENE 5-----30.19-0.04 53.4-----

Ocean Conditions at KATA1 as of
(12:30 am CST)
0630 GMT on 12/19/2014:

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): 12.8 ft
5-day plot - Ocean TemperatureOcean Temperature (OTMP):59.05 °F
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):31.50 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT)Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT):109.1%
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 9.06 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
(CST)
DEPTH
ft
       OTMP
°F
   COND
mS/cm
  SAL
psu
  O2%
%
   O2PPM
ppm
CLCON
ug/l
TURB
FTU
PH EH
mv
121912:00 am 12.859.07-31.56106.60 8.85----
121811:30 pm 13.159.32-32.3398.30 8.10----
121811:00 pm 13.159.34-32.3285.10 7.01----
121810:30 pm 13.559.31-32.3097.80 8.06----
121810:00 pm 13.559.31-32.3395.10 7.84----
12189:30 pm 13.559.27-32.2793.30 7.70----
12189:00 pm 13.559.25-32.2795.10 7.85----
12188:30 pm 13.559.22-32.18100.50 8.30----
12188:00 pm 13.559.07-31.78106.00 8.79----
12187:30 pm 13.859.11-31.73105.90 8.78----
12187:00 pm 13.859.11-31.69105.50 8.75----
12186:30 pm 13.859.11-31.69109.00 9.04----
12186:00 pm 13.859.14-31.62109.50 9.08----
12185:30 pm 13.859.14-31.58110.40 9.16----
12185:00 pm 13.859.16-31.55110.90 9.20----
12184:30 pm 13.859.14-31.51113.30 9.40----
12184:00 pm 13.559.14-31.55113.20 9.39----
12183:30 pm 13.559.18-31.60112.50 9.33----
12183:00 pm 13.559.18-31.63112.70 9.35----
12182:30 pm 13.159.22-31.68112.50 9.32----
12182:00 pm 13.159.23-31.75111.40 9.22----
12181:30 pm 13.159.20-31.76111.00 9.19----
12181:00 pm 13.159.18-31.76111.40 9.22----
121812:30 pm 12.859.18-31.80111.00 9.20----
121812:00 pm 12.859.14-31.83109.20 9.05----
121811:30 am 12.859.11-31.81110.60 9.16----
121811:00 am 12.859.09-27.3896.30 8.21----
121810:30 am 12.859.09-27.3896.50 8.22----
121810:00 am 12.859.05-27.3994.90 8.09----
12189:30 am 12.859.00-27.3195.70 8.17----
12189:00 am 12.858.86-27.0996.00 8.21----
12188:30 am 12.558.78-27.0296.50 8.26----
12188:00 am 12.558.73-26.9296.60 8.28----
12187:30 am 12.558.73-26.8796.20 8.25----
12187:00 am 12.558.73-26.8596.20 8.26----
12186:30 am 12.558.73-26.9096.10 8.24----
12186:00 am 12.558.77-26.8994.10 8.07----
12185:30 am 12.558.78-26.9492.70 7.95----
12185:00 am 12.558.77-26.7592.40 7.93----
12184:30 am 12.558.69-26.6493.70 8.05----
12184:00 am 12.558.66-26.5695.50 8.22----
12183:30 am 12.558.64-26.4796.80 8.33----
12183:00 am 12.558.59-26.2299.80 8.61----
12182:30 am 12.558.55-26.08100.80 8.71----
12182:00 am 12.558.68-26.57100.70 8.66----
12181:30 am 12.858.73-26.85100.80 8.65----
12181:00 am 12.858.75-26.96100.90 8.65----

Solar Radiation Conditions at KATA1 as of
(12:30 am CST)
0630 GMT on 12/19/2014:
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 - Short Wave Radiation 1Short Wave Radiation 1 (SRAD1): 2.0watts/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
(CST)
  SRAD1
w/m2
   SWRAD
w/m2
    LWRAD
w/m2
121912:00 am 2.0--
121811:30 pm 3.0--
121811:00 pm 3.0--
121810:30 pm 3.0--
121810:00 pm 3.0--
12189:30 pm 3.0--
12189:00 pm 3.0--
12188:30 pm 3.0--
12188:00 pm 3.0--
12187:30 pm 3.0--
12187:00 pm 3.0--
12186:30 pm 3.0--
12186:00 pm 3.0--
12185:30 pm 3.0--
12185:00 pm 3.0--
12184:30 pm 3.0--
12184:00 pm 5.0--
12183:30 pm 33.0--
12183:00 pm 41.0--
12182:30 pm 42.0--
12182:00 pm 48.0--
12181:30 pm 51.0--
12181:00 pm 52.0--
121812:30 pm 53.0--
121812:00 pm 28.0--
121811:30 am 55.0--
121811:00 am 51.0--
121810:30 am 46.0--
121810:00 am 43.0--
12189:30 am 35.0--
12189:00 am 25.0--
12188:30 am 22.0--
12188:00 am 19.0--
12187:30 am 5.0--
12187:00 am 4.0--
12186:30 am 2.0--
12186:00 am 3.0--
12185:30 am 3.0--
12185:00 am 2.0--
12184:30 am 2.0--
12184:00 am 3.0--
12183:30 am 3.0--
12183:00 am 3.0--
12182:30 am 3.0--
12182:00 am 3.0--
12181:30 am 2.0--
12181:00 am 2.0--

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