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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
2100 GMT on 10/21/2014:

Note: This report is more than two hours old
Unit of Measure:    Time Zone:   

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5-day plot - Wind Direction Wind Direction (WDIR): N ( 360 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 4.6 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1013.9 mb
5-day plot - Pressure Tendency Pressure Tendency (PTDY): -1.7 mb ( Falling )
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 25.8 °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): 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
10212030    N 5.1-----1014.6- 24.9-- 11.16--
10212000    N 5.1-----1014.9 -2.0 24.5-----
10211930    N 6.2-----1014.6- 23.8-- 11.27--
10211900    N 6.2-----1014.6 -2.7 23.5-----
10211830    N 6.7-----1014.9- 23.4-- 11.30--
10211800    N 6.2-----1015.6 -1.4 22.9-----
10211730    N 5.7-----1016.6- 22.4-- 11.38--
10211700    N 5.1-----1016.9 -0.3 21.7-----
10211630    N 5.1-----1016.9- 21.1-- 11.37--
10211600    N 4.6-----1017.3 +0.7 21.2-----
10211530    N 4.1-----1017.6- 20.8-- 11.58--
10211500    N 4.6-----1016.9 +1.0 20.6-----
10211430   NNE 5.1-----1017.3- 20.5-- 11.78--
10211400   NNE 5.7-----1017.3 +1.7 20.1-----
10211330   NNE 6.2-----1016.9- 20.0-- 11.27--
10211300    NE 6.2-----1016.6 +1.0 19.5-----
10211230    NE 5.1-----1016.9- 19.3-- 11.64--
10211200   NNE 5.1-----1015.9 +0.3 18.9-----
10211130   NNE 5.1-----1016.3- 19.1-- 11.67--
10211100   NNE 4.6-----1015.6 +0.0 19.2-----
10211030   NNE 4.6-----1015.9- 19.3-- 12.80--
10211000   NNE 3.6-----1015.6 +0.3 19.5-----
10210930   NNE 3.6-----1015.6- 19.5-- 11.42--
10210900   NNE 4.6-----1015.6 +0.0 19.6-----
10210830   NNE 4.6-----1014.9- 19.9-- 12.97--
10210800   NNE 3.6-----1015.6 -0.3 20.1-----
10210730    N 3.1-----1015.9- 20.3-- 11.60--
10210700   NNE 3.1-----1015.2 -0.7 20.3-----
10210630    NE 3.1-----1015.2- 20.3-- 12.75--
10210600   NNE 2.6-----1015.6 -0.7 20.7-----
10210530   NNE 4.1-----1015.6- 20.9-- 13.62--
10210500   NNE 4.1-----1015.9 +0.3 21.3-----
10210430   NNE 4.6-----1015.9- 21.6-- 14.61--
10210400    N 3.6-----1015.9 +0.7 21.6-----
10210330    N 2.6-----1016.3- 21.5-- 15.31--
10210300   NNW 3.1-----1016.3 +1.7 21.6-----
10210230    NW 2.6-----1015.9- 21.9-- 13.43--
10210200    W 2.6-----1015.6 +0.3 22.2-----
10210130    W 3.1-----1015.2- 22.4-- 13.17--
10210100    W 3.6-----1015.2 +0.3 22.6-----

Ocean Conditions at MBLA1 as of
2030 GMT on 10/21/2014:

Note: This report is more than two hours old

These oceanographic data are displayed in rounded times.

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 Depth (DEPTH): 1.0 m
5-day plot - Ocean TemperatureOcean Temperature (OTMP):23.09 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):11.16 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT)Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT):109.2%
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 8.77 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
10211930 1.022.92-11.27107.60 8.66----
10211830 1.022.78-11.30106.30 8.58----
10211730 1.022.61-11.38103.60 8.38----
10211630 1.022.46-11.37102.30 8.30----
10211530 1.022.35-11.58100.70 8.18----
10211430 1.022.32-11.7899.20 8.06----
10211330 1.022.19-11.2798.40 8.03----
10211230 1.022.23-11.6498.90 8.05----
10211130 1.022.26-11.67100.70 8.19----
10211030 1.022.61-12.80100.80 8.09----
10210930 1.022.44-11.42103.10 8.37----
10210830 1.022.69-12.97101.60 8.13----
10210730 1.022.98-11.60104.20 8.36----
10210630 1.023.11-12.75106.60 8.48----
10210530 1.023.16-13.62102.30 8.09----
10210430 1.023.04-14.61102.60 8.08----
10210330 1.022.93-15.31100.30 7.89----
10210230 1.023.17-13.43104.20 8.24----
10210130 1.023.25-13.17101.80 8.06----

Solar Radiation Conditions at MBLA1 as of
2100 GMT on 10/21/2014:

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5-day plot - Short Wave Radiation 1Short Wave Radiation 1 (SRAD1): 451.0watts/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
10212030 552.0--
10212000 632.0--
10211930 700.0--
10211900 756.0--
10211830 794.0--
10211800 824.0--
10211730 826.0--
10211700 820.0--
10211630 789.0--
10211600 742.0--
10211530 679.0--
10211500 603.0--
10211430 513.0--
10211400 412.0--
10211330 305.0--
10211300 192.0--
10211230 87.0--
10211200 5.0--
10211130 0.0--
10211100 0.0--
10211030 0.0--
10211000 0.0--
10210930 0.0--
10210900 0.0--
10210830 0.0--
10210800 0.0--
10210730 0.0--
10210700 0.0--
10210630 0.0--
10210600 0.0--
10210530 0.0--
10210500 0.0--
10210430 0.0--
10210400 0.0--
10210330 0.0--
10210300 0.0--
10210230 0.0--
10210200 0.0--
10210130 0.0--
10210100 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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