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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: 5.54 m above site elevation

Search And Rescue (SAR) Data

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Conditions at MBLA1 as of
0630 GMT on 07/07/2015:
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): S ( 190 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 4.6 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1019.0 mb
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 27.7 °C
5-day plot - Salinity Salinity (SAL): 10.27 psu
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
07070600    S 3.6-----1019.0- 27.5-----
07070530    S 4.1-----1019.6- 27.5-- 10.41--
07070500    S 5.1-----1019.3 +1.4 27.7-----
07070430    S 5.1-----1019.0- 27.8-----
07070400    S 5.1-----1019.6 +1.4 28.0-----
07070330    S 5.7-----1019.0- 27.9-- 10.70--
07070300    S 4.6-----1018.6 +0.3 27.7-----
07070230    S 5.7-----1019.0- 27.7-- 10.61--
07070200    S 5.7-----1018.0- 27.8-----
07070130    S 5.1-----1018.6- 27.8-- 10.85--
07070100   SSW 5.1-----1018.3- 27.8-----
07070030   SSW 5.1-----1018.6- 27.9-- 10.77--
07070000    S 5.1-----1018.3- 28.1-----
07062330   SSW 5.1-----1018.3- 28.6-- 10.60--
07062300    S 4.1-----1018.6- 28.6-----
07062230    S 4.1-----1019.3- 28.6-- 10.47--
07061830   ENE 1.0-----1021.7- 27.7-----
07061800    E 1.5-----1021.3 -1.0 27.1-----
07061730   NNE 1.5-----1021.3- 28.5-- 10.14--
07061700    N 2.1-----1022.0 -0.7 27.5-----
07061630    N 2.6-----1022.4- 27.3-- 10.57--
07061600   NNE 3.1-----1021.7 +0.0 26.8-----
07061530    N 2.6-----1022.0- 26.4-- 10.41--
07061500   NNE 2.6-----1022.4 +1.4 25.8-----
07061430   NNE 3.1-----1022.7- 25.5-- 10.54--
07061400   NNE 4.1-----1022.7 +3.0 25.2-----
07061330    N 3.1-----1022.4- 25.6-- 11.16--
07061300   NNW 3.1-----1021.7 +2.0 25.1-----
07061230    N 3.1-----1021.0- 25.1-- 11.38--
07061200   WNW 2.6-----1021.0 +2.4 24.4-----
07061130   NNW 2.6-----1021.0- 24.5-- 11.32--
07061100    NW 2.6-----1019.6 +0.7 24.9-----
07061030   WNW 1.0-----1019.6- 24.9-- 11.24--
07061000    SE 0.5-----1019.6 +0.3 24.7-----
07060930   SSE 2.6-----1019.3- 24.8-- 11.23--
07060900    SE 2.6-----1018.6 +0.3 24.8-----
07060830    SE 3.6-----1019.3- 24.5-- 10.86--
07060800   ESE 4.6-----1019.0 +1.0 23.8-----
07060730   ESE 3.6-----1018.3- 24.6-- 10.91--
07060700   SSE 3.6-----1019.3 +1.0 24.7-----

Ocean Conditions at MBLA1 as of
0630 GMT on 07/07/2015:

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):28.68 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):10.27 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT)Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT):100.0%
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 7.31 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
07070530 1.028.62-10.41102.80 7.51----
07070330 1.028.78-10.70108.90 7.93----
07070230 1.028.81-10.61107.30 7.81----
07070130 1.029.04-10.85111.70 8.09----
07070030 1.028.86-10.77108.50 7.89----
07062330 1.029.33-10.60117.60 8.48----
07062230 1.029.63-10.47103.40 7.43----
07062130 1.029.77-10.30109.10 7.83----
07062030 1.029.22-10.40109.50 7.92----
07061930 1.028.42-10.59106.10 7.77----
07061730 1.028.36-10.1495.00 6.99----
07061630 1.027.98-10.5784.80 6.26----
07061530 1.027.71-10.4185.30 6.34----
07061430 1.027.56-10.5480.90 6.02----
07061330 1.027.60-11.16------
07061230 1.027.62-11.3868.70 5.08----
07061130 1.027.60-11.3260.20 4.46----
07061030 1.027.72-11.2462.70 4.63----
07060930 1.027.76-11.2367.50 4.99----
07060830 1.027.77-10.8671.80 5.31----
07060730 1.027.80-10.9168.80 5.08----

Solar Radiation Conditions at MBLA1 as of
0630 GMT on 07/07/2015:
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
07070600 0.0--
07070530 0.0--
07070500 0.0--
07070430 0.0--
07070400 0.0--
07070330 0.0--
07070300 0.0--
07070230 0.0--
07070200 0.0--
07070130 0.0--
07070100 2.0--
07070030 17.0--
07070000 80.0--
07062330 159.0--
07062300 252.0--
07062230 343.0--
07062200 388.0--
07062130 494.0--
07062100 571.0--
07062030 658.0--
07062000 768.0--
07061930 758.0--
07061900 968.0--
07061830 616.0--
07061800 858.0--
07061730 953.0--
07061700 849.0--
07061630 754.0--
07061600 605.0--
07061530 653.0--
07061500 286.0--
07061430 231.0--
07061400 246.0--
07061330 197.0--
07061300 127.0--
07061230 61.0--
07061200 56.0--
07061130 33.0--
07061100 4.0--
07061030 0.0--
07061000 0.0--
07060930 0.0--
07060900 0.0--
07060830 0.0--
07060800 0.0--
07060730 0.0--
07060700 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.