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Station MBLA1 - Middle Bay Light, AL Image indicating link to RSS feed of recent meteorological observations for station MBLA1

Station MBLA1
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Station operated by Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Coastal Marine Station
30.437 N 88.011 W (30°26'15" N 88°0'41" W)

Site elevation: 3.44 m above mean sea level
Air temp height: 2.1 m above site elevation

Search And Rescue (SAR) Data

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Conditions at MBLA1 as of
0600 GMT on 10/02/2014:
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): ESE ( 110 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 3.6 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1014.6 mb
5-day plot - Pressure Tendency Pressure Tendency (PTDY): +0.0 mb ( Steady )
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 25.2 °C
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 10 meters (WSPD10M): 4 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 20 meters (WSPD20M): 4 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
10020530   ESE 4.1-----1013.9- 25.3-- 21.68--
10020500    SE 5.1-----1013.9 -0.3 25.7-----
10020430    SE 5.1-----1014.2- 25.6-- 22.34--
10020400    SE 4.6-----1014.9- 25.6-----
10020330    SE 5.1-----1014.9- 25.8-- 21.63--
10020300    SE 5.1-----1014.6- 25.8-----
10020230    SE 5.1-----1014.2- 25.7-- 21.30--
10020200    SE 5.1-----1014.2 +1.7 25.8-----
10020130    SE 5.1-----1014.2- 25.7-- 20.84--
10020100    SE 5.1-----1013.9- 25.7-----
10020030    SE 6.2-----1013.5- 25.8-- 20.77--
10020000    SE 6.7-----1013.2- 25.8-----
10012330    SE 6.2-----1012.9- 25.8-- 20.54--
10012300    SE 6.2-----1012.5- 25.8-----
10012230    SE 5.7-----1012.9- 25.9-- 20.58--
10012200   SSE 5.1-----1012.9- 25.9-----
10012130   SSE 5.7-----1012.9- 25.8-- 20.59--
10012100   SSE 5.7-----1013.2- 26.0-----
10012030   SSE 4.6-----1013.2- 26.1-- 20.38--
10012000   SSE 4.6-----1012.9 -2.0 26.0-----
10011930   SSE 3.6-----1012.9- 26.1-- 20.40--
10011900   SSE 3.6-----1013.5 -1.0 26.0-----
10011830   SSE 1.0-----1014.2- 26.7-- 20.61--
10011800   SSE 0.5-----1014.6 +0.0 27.4-----
10011730   ESE 1.5-----1013.9- 26.0-- 21.00--
10011700    SE 2.1-----1014.9 +1.0 25.8-----
10011630    SE 2.1-----1014.9- 25.7-- 21.66--
10011600    E 2.6-----1014.6 +1.0 25.3-----
10011530    E 3.1-----1014.6- 25.1-----
10011500    E 4.6-----1014.6 +1.7 24.5-----
10011430    E 5.7-----1014.2- 23.9-- 22.49--
10011400    E 5.7-----1013.9 +1.4 23.7-----
10011330   ENE 5.1-----1013.5- 24.1-- 22.90--
10011300    E 5.7-----1013.5 +1.4 23.0-----
10011230    E 5.1-----1013.2- 23.0-- 22.97--
10011200    E 5.1-----1012.9 +1.4 22.9-----
10011130    E 4.6-----1013.2- 23.1-- 23.16--
10011100    E 4.1-----1012.5 +1.0 23.0-----
10011030   ENE 4.6-----1011.9- 23.0-- 23.23--
10011000    E 4.6-----1012.2 +0.3 23.1-----
10010930    E 4.1-----1011.9- 23.2-----
10010900    E 3.1-----1011.5 -0.3 23.5-----
10010830    E 4.1-----1012.2- 23.4-- 23.50--
10010800    E 4.1-----1011.5 -0.3 23.1-----
10010730    E 4.6-----1011.9- 23.3-- 23.21--
10010700    E 5.1-----1011.9 +0.3 23.4-----
10010630    E 4.6-----1011.5- 23.8-- 22.65--
10010600   ESE 4.1-----1011.9 +0.0 24.0-----

Ocean Conditions at MBLA1 as of
0530 GMT on 10/02/2014:

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): 1.0 m
5-day plot - Ocean TemperatureOcean Temperature (OTMP):25.91 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):21.68 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT)Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT):107.3%
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 7.71 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
10020430 1.025.86-22.34108.80 7.80----
10020330 1.025.94-21.63109.90 7.90----
10020230 1.025.95-21.30110.60 7.96----
10020130 1.026.00-20.84110.80 7.99----
10020030 1.026.06-20.77111.40 8.03----
10012330 1.026.28-20.54118.40 8.52----
10012230 1.026.45-20.58123.60 8.86----
10012130 1.026.47-20.59124.00 8.89----
10012030 1.026.27-20.38117.30 8.44----
10011930 1.026.16-20.40110.90 8.00----
10011830 1.025.95-20.61110.20 7.96----
10011730 1.025.87-21.00106.50 7.69----
10011630 1.025.74-21.66106.00 7.65----
10011430 1.025.33-22.49104.60 7.56----
10011330 1.025.31-22.90104.40 7.53----
10011230 1.025.33-22.97103.70 7.48----
10011130 1.025.37-23.16103.30 7.43----
10011030 1.025.40-23.23104.50 7.52----
10010830 1.025.57-23.50106.60 7.63----
10010730 1.025.63-23.21108.00 7.73----
10010630 1.025.63-22.65107.80 7.75----

Solar Radiation Conditions at MBLA1 as of
0600 GMT on 10/02/2014:
Unit of Measure:    Time Zone:   

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5-day plot - Short Wave Radiation 1Short Wave Radiation 1 (SRAD1): 0.0watts/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
10020530 0.0--
10020500 0.0--
10020430 0.0--
10020400 0.0--
10020330 0.0--
10020300 0.0--
10020230 0.0--
10020200 0.0--
10020130 0.0--
10020100 0.0--
10020030 0.0--
10020000 0.0--
10012330 7.0--
10012300 26.0--
10012230 95.0--
10012200 95.0--
10012130 143.0--
10012100 168.0--
10012030 264.0--
10012000 260.0--
10011930 375.0--
10011900 356.0--
10011830 482.0--
10011800 744.0--
10011730 649.0--
10011700 538.0--
10011630 592.0--
10011600 576.0--
10011530 695.0--
10011500 606.0--
10011430 525.0--
10011400 436.0--
10011330 336.0--
10011300 231.0--
10011230 127.0--
10011200 31.0--
10011130 0.0--
10011100 0.0--
10011030 0.0--
10011000 0.0--
10010930 0.0--
10010900 0.0--
10010830 0.0--
10010800 0.0--
10010730 0.0--
10010700 0.0--
10010630 0.0--
10010600 0.0--

Description of Measurements

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

Historical Data & Climatic Summaries for quality controlled data for the current month, previous months, and previous years.