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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

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Conditions at MBLA1 as of
2300 GMT on 10/25/2014:
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): NNE ( 30 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 5.1 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1016.9 mb
5-day plot - Pressure Tendency Pressure Tendency (PTDY): +0.0 mb ( Steady )
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 23.6 °C
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 10 meters (WSPD10M): 5 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 20 meters (WSPD20M): 5 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
10252230   NNE 5.7-----1016.6- 24.9-- 16.40--
10252200   NNE 5.1-----1016.3 -1.0 25.7-----
10252130   NNE 3.6-----1016.9- 25.9-- 16.18--
10252100    NE 5.1-----1016.9 -1.7 24.5-----
10252030   NNE 4.6-----1016.6- 24.2-- 16.14--
10252000   NNE 5.7-----1016.9 -2.0 23.7-----
10251930    N 6.7-----1016.9- 23.0-- 16.31--
10251900    N 6.7-----1017.3 -2.4 22.5-----
10251830    N 7.2-----1018.3- 22.0-- 16.30--
10251800    N 7.2-----1018.6 -1.0 21.6-----
10251730    N 6.2-----1019.0- 21.1-----
10251700    N 6.7-----1019.0 -0.7 20.3-----
10251630    N 7.2-----1019.3- 19.8-- 15.62--
10251600    N 6.7-----1019.6 +1.0 19.1-----
10251530    N 7.2-----1019.6- 18.6-- 15.73--
10251500    N 6.2-----1019.6 +0.7 18.4-----
10251430    N 7.2-----1020.3- 18.0-- 16.23--
10251400    N 7.2-----1019.6 +1.4 18.0-----
10251330    N 7.7-----1019.6- 17.7-- 16.42--
10251300    N 6.7-----1018.6 +1.4 17.5-----
10251230    N 6.7-----1019.0- 16.8-- 16.89--
10251200    N 6.7-----1019.0 +1.7 16.4-----
10251130    N 6.2-----1018.6- 16.7-- 16.34--
10251100    N 6.2-----1018.3 +0.7 16.8-----
10251030    N 7.7-----1017.3- 17.1-- 16.45--
10251000    N 7.7-----1017.3 -0.3 17.1-----
10250930    N 8.2-----1017.6- 17.5-- 16.79--
10250900    N 8.2-----1017.3 -0.3 17.5-----
10250830    N 7.7-----1016.9- 17.6-- 16.90--
10250800    N 8.8-----1017.6 +0.7 18.2-----
10250730    N 7.7-----1016.9- 18.6-- 16.77--
10250700    N 7.2-----1017.6 -0.3 18.9-----
10250630    N 7.7-----1017.3- 19.5-- 16.38--
10250600    N 7.2-----1017.6 +0.3 19.9-----
10250530    N 5.7-----1017.6- 19.4-- 17.22--
10250500   NNW 5.1-----1016.9 -0.3 19.6-----
10250430    N 4.6-----1018.0- 20.4-----
10250400    N 4.6-----1018.0 +1.0 20.1-----
10250330   NNW 4.1-----1017.3- 20.3-- 16.78--
10250300    N 4.1-----1017.3 +1.0 20.8-----
10250230   NNW 4.6-----1017.3- 20.8-- 17.04--
10250200    N 4.1-----1017.3 +1.4 21.5-----
10250130   NNW 3.6-----1017.3- 21.3-- 16.83--
10250100    N 4.6-----1016.9 +1.4 22.2-----
10250030    N 4.6-----1016.6- 22.3-- 17.07--
10250000    N 5.1-----1016.3 +0.3 22.5-----

Ocean Conditions at MBLA1 as of
2230 GMT on 10/25/2014:

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):21.81 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):16.40 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT)Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT):112.6%
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 8.98 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
10252130 1.021.71-16.18114.60 9.17----
10252030 1.021.60-16.14109.20 8.76----
10251930 1.021.51-16.31106.80 8.57----
10251830 1.021.38-16.30103.30 8.31----
10251630 1.021.04-15.62100.90 8.21----
10251530 1.020.94-15.7399.20 8.07----
10251430 1.021.03-16.2398.10 7.95----
10251330 1.020.96-16.4297.10 7.87----
10251230 1.021.01-16.8995.80 7.74----
10251130 1.021.18-16.3499.30 8.02----
10251030 1.021.27-16.45101.90 8.21----
10250930 1.021.37-16.79101.70 8.16----
10250830 1.021.37-16.90102.00 8.18----
10250730 1.021.40-16.77103.10 8.27----
10250630 1.021.39-16.38103.80 8.35----
10250530 1.021.45-17.22103.10 8.24----
10250330 1.021.60-16.78106.20 8.48----
10250230 1.021.74-17.04107.00 8.51----
10250130 1.021.81-16.83106.70 8.49----
10250030 1.021.90-17.07107.40 8.52----

Solar Radiation Conditions at MBLA1 as of
2300 GMT on 10/25/2014:
Unit of Measure:    Time Zone:   

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5-day plot - Short Wave Radiation 1Short Wave Radiation 1 (SRAD1): 17.0watts/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
10252230 113.0--
10252200 216.0--
10252130 325.0--
10252100 428.0--
10252030 530.0--
10252000 608.0--
10251930 687.0--
10251900 745.0--
10251830 788.0--
10251800 809.0--
10251730 811.0--
10251700 795.0--
10251630 770.0--
10251600 724.0--
10251530 661.0--
10251500 586.0--
10251430 501.0--
10251400 406.0--
10251330 302.0--
10251300 195.0--
10251230 90.0--
10251200 4.0--
10251130 0.0--
10251100 0.0--
10251030 0.0--
10251000 0.0--
10250930 0.0--
10250900 0.0--
10250830 0.0--
10250800 0.0--
10250730 0.0--
10250700 0.0--
10250630 0.0--
10250600 0.0--
10250530 0.0--
10250500 0.0--
10250430 0.0--
10250400 0.0--
10250330 0.0--
10250300 0.0--
10250230 0.0--
10250200 0.0--
10250130 0.0--
10250100 0.0--
10250030 0.0--
10250000 0.0--

Description of Measurements

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

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