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

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: sea level
Air temp height: 7.34 m above site elevation
Anemometer height: 14.2 m above site elevation
Barometer elevation: 6.38 m above mean sea level
Sea temp depth: 1 m below MLLW

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Search And Rescue (SAR) Data

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Station MBLA1
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Conditions at MBLA1 as of
1430 GMT on 04/23/2018:
     

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 ( 310 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 3.6 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1015.6 mb
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 17.8 °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
04231400 WNW 4.6-----1014.6 +1.0 17.1-----
04231330  W 4.1-----1014.6- 17.1-----
04231300 WNW 4.1-----1015.2 +2.7 16.8-----
04231230 WNW 4.6-----1014.6- 17.1-----
04231200  NW 6.2-----1014.6 +2.0 17.2-----
04231130  NW 6.7-----1013.5- 16.8-----
04231100  NW 7.2-----1013.5 +1.7 17.1-----
04231030 NNW 7.7-----1012.5- 17.1-----
04231000 NNW 8.8-----1012.5 -0.3 17.6-----
04230930  NW 7.7-----1012.5- 18.3-----
04230900  NW 7.2-----1012.5 -0.7 18.8-----
04230830 NNW 4.1-----1012.2- 19.0-----
04230800  N 2.6-----1011.9 -1.4 19.2-----
04230730 NNW 3.1-----1012.2- 19.3-----
04230700 NNW 2.6-----1012.9 -0.3 19.7-----
04230630 NNE 3.1-----1013.2- 19.8-----
04230600 NNE 5.1-----1013.2 +0.0 19.7-----
04230530 NNE 3.6-----1013.2- 19.6-----
04230500 NNW 4.6-----1013.2 +1.0 20.0-----
04230430 SSW 4.1-----1013.2- 20.6-----
04230400  SW 4.1-----1013.2 +1.4 20.7-----
04230330 SSW 3.6-----1013.2- 20.8-----
04230300 SSW 3.6-----1013.2 +2.4 20.8-----
04230230 SSW 4.1-----1012.9- 20.9-----
04230200  S 5.7-----1012.2 +1.7 21.0-----
04230130 SSW 6.2-----1011.9- 21.2-----
04230100 SSW 7.2-----1011.9 +0.7 21.3-----
04230030 SSW 6.7-----1011.5- 21.3-----
04230000  S 8.2-----1010.8 -0.3 21.4-----
04222330  S 10.3-----1010.8- 21.7-----
04222300 SSW 9.3-----1010.5 -2.0 21.8-----
04222230  S 8.8-----1011.2- 21.7-----
04222200  S 9.8-----1011.2 -2.0 21.6-----
04222130  S 11.3-----1011.2- 21.7-----
04222100  S 10.8-----1011.2 -1.7 21.7-----
04222030 SSE 9.3-----1011.2- 21.4-----
04222000 SSE 11.3-----1012.5 -2.7 21.3-----
04221930 SSE 11.3-----1013.2- 21.3-----
04221900 SSE 11.3-----1013.2 -2.7 21.3-----
04221830  SE 11.8-----1012.9- 21.2-----
04221800  SE 10.8-----1012.9 -1.7 21.2-----
04221730  SE 9.8-----1014.2- 21.2-----
04221700  SE 10.3-----1015.2 -0.7 21.2-----
04221630  SE 10.3-----1015.2- 21.1-----
04221600 SSE 10.8-----1015.9 -0.3 21.2-----
04221530 SSE 8.8-----1016.9- 21.1-----
04221500 ESE 10.8-----1014.6 -1.4 20.9-----

Solar Radiation Conditions at MBLA1 as of
1430 GMT on 04/23/2018:
     

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): 212.0watts/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
04231400 175.0--
04231330 249.0--
04231300 152.0--
04231230 128.0--
04231200 38.0--
04231130 10.0--
04231100 0.0--
04231030 0.0--
04231000 0.0--
04230930 0.0--
04230900 0.0--
04230830 0.0--
04230800 0.0--
04230730 0.0--
04230700 0.0--
04230630 0.0--
04230600 0.0--
04230530 0.0--
04230500 0.0--
04230430 0.0--
04230400 0.0--
04230330 0.0--
04230300 0.0--
04230230 0.0--
04230200 0.0--
04230130 0.0--
04230100 0.0--
04230030 0.0--
04230000 25.0--
04222330 2.0--
04222300 278.0--
04222230 393.0--
04222200 510.0--
04222130 611.0--
04222100 741.0--
04222030 817.0--
04222000 973.0--
04221930 279.0--
04221900 118.0--
04221830 266.0--
04221800 183.0--
04221730 198.0--
04221700 136.0--
04221630 65.0--
04221600 113.0--
04221530 38.0--
04221500 182.0--

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