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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: 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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Conditions at MBLA1 as of
1530 GMT on 07/26/2016:
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): SSE ( 160 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 5.7 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1014.6 mb
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 27.6 °C
5-day plot - Salinity Salinity (SAL): 17.22 psu
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): 6 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
07261500   SSE 6.2-----1014.6 +0.7 27.8-----
07261430   ESE 5.1-----1014.6- 27.6-- 16.38--
07261400    E 7.2-----1014.2 +0.3 27.1-----
07261330    E 6.2-----1013.9- 27.5-- 16.55--
07261300    E 5.7-----1014.2 +0.7 27.3-----
07261230    E 6.7-----1013.9- 27.1-- 16.70--
07261200    E 5.1-----1013.9 +0.7 27.4-----
07261130   ENE 5.7-----1013.5- 27.2-- 16.81--
07261100    E 6.2-----1013.9 +0.7 27.6-----
07261030    E 4.6-----1013.5- 27.2-- 16.43--
07261000   ENE 3.6-----1013.5 +0.3 27.1-----
07260930   SSE 2.6-----1013.5- 26.7-- 17.43--
07260900   ENE 6.2-----1013.2 -0.7 27.1-----
07260830    E 6.2-----1013.2- 27.5-- 17.49--
07260800    E 7.2-----1013.2 -1.0 27.8-----
07260730   ENE 7.2-----1013.5- 27.5-- 17.15--
07260700    SE 6.2-----1013.2 -0.7 29.1-----
07260630   SSE 6.2-----1013.5- 29.1-- 16.99--
07260600    SE 7.7-----1013.9 -0.3 29.1-----
07260530    SE 7.2-----1014.2- 29.1-- 16.43--
07260500    SE 7.7-----1014.2 -0.3 29.0-----
07260430    SE 7.7-----1013.9- 29.3-- 16.53--
07260400   ESE 6.7-----1013.9 +0.0 28.9-----
07260330    E 6.2-----1013.9- 28.6-- 16.73--
07260300    E 5.7-----1014.2 +0.7 28.5-----
07260230    E 7.2-----1014.6- 28.8-- 17.20--
07260200   ESE 7.2-----1014.6 +1.7 29.4-----
07260130   ESE 9.3-----1013.9- 29.2-- 17.04--
07260100   ESE 9.3-----1013.9 +0.3 30.2-----
07260030   ESE 10.8-----1013.2- 30.1-- 16.79--
07260000   ESE 9.8-----1013.5 +0.0 30.0-----
07252330   ESE 9.8-----1012.9- 30.5-- 17.13--
07252300    SE 10.3-----1012.9 -0.3 30.5-----
07252230    SE 11.3-----1013.5- 30.4-- 16.65--
07252200    SE 11.3-----1013.5 -0.3 30.4-----
07252130   ESE 11.8-----1013.2- 30.5-- 16.09--
07252100    SE 10.8-----1013.5 -1.0 30.2-----
07252030   ESE 10.8-----1012.9- 30.8-- 15.70--
07252000   ESE 10.8-----1013.2 -2.0 30.7-----
07251930   ESE 10.8-----1013.9- 29.7-- 15.57--
07251900   ESE 9.3-----1013.9 -1.4 30.9-----
07251830    SE 7.7-----1014.9- 30.3-- 15.79--
07251800   ESE 7.2-----1014.6 -1.7 30.5-----
07251730    SE 7.7-----1014.9- 30.2-- 15.75--
07251700   ESE 6.2-----1015.2 -0.3 30.0-----
07251630   ESE 8.2-----1015.2- 30.0-- 15.88--
07251600    NE 3.6-----1015.2 -0.3 28.6-----

Ocean Conditions at MBLA1 as of
1530 GMT on 07/26/2016:

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):30.25 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):17.22 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT)Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT): 90.6%
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 6.21 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
07261430 1.030.24-16.3889.40 6.15----
07261330 1.030.22-16.5588.20 6.07----
07261230 1.030.17-16.7088.50 6.08----
07261130 1.030.14-16.8188.80 6.11----
07261030 1.030.14-16.4389.60 6.17----
07260930 1.030.34-17.4389.60 6.12----
07260830 1.030.38-17.4990.30 6.17----
07260730 1.030.53-17.1589.60 6.11----
07260630 1.030.60-16.9990.00 6.13----
07260530 1.030.63-16.4390.50 6.19----
07260430 1.030.72-16.5390.50 6.17----
07260330 1.030.75-16.7390.30 6.15----
07260230 1.030.88-17.2093.00 6.30----
07260130 1.030.93-17.0495.20 6.45----
07260030 1.030.98-16.7995.40 6.47----
07252330 1.031.08-17.1397.20 6.57----
07252230 1.031.08-16.6597.30 6.59----
07252130 1.031.07-16.09100.70 6.84----
07252030 1.030.96-15.70100.80 6.88----
07251930 1.030.91-15.57101.20 6.91----
07251830 1.030.79-15.79100.90 6.90----
07251730 1.030.69-15.7598.30 6.74----
07251630 1.030.50-15.8896.60 6.64----

Solar Radiation Conditions at MBLA1 as of
1530 GMT on 07/26/2016:
Unit of Measure:    Time Zone:   

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5-day plot - Short Wave Radiation 1Short Wave Radiation 1 (SRAD1): 396.0watts/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
07261500 466.0--
07261430 547.0--
07261400 270.0--
07261330 235.0--
07261300 342.0--
07261230 96.0--
07261200 64.0--
07261130 34.0--
07261100 6.0--
07261030 0.0--
07261000 0.0--
07260930 0.0--
07260900 0.0--
07260830 0.0--
07260800 0.0--
07260730 0.0--
07260700 0.0--
07260630 0.0--
07260600 0.0--
07260530 0.0--
07260500 0.0--
07260430 0.0--
07260400 0.0--
07260330 0.0--
07260300 0.0--
07260230 0.0--
07260200 0.0--
07260130 0.0--
07260100 1.0--
07260030 7.0--
07260000 20.0--
07252330 67.0--
07252300 290.0--
07252230 393.0--
07252200 493.0--
07252130 610.0--
07252100 135.0--
07252030 760.0--
07252000 835.0--
07251930 152.0--
07251900 917.0--
072518301091.0--
07251800 168.0--
072517301162.0--
07251700 236.0--
07251630 880.0--
07251600 842.0--

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