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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
1500 GMT on 07/31/2014:
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): N ( 360 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 2.1 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1017.3 mb
5-day plot - Pressure Tendency Pressure Tendency (PTDY): +1.7 mb ( Rising )
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 26.8 °C
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 10 meters (WSPD10M): 2 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 20 meters (WSPD20M): 2 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
07311430   NNE 2.6-----1017.3- 25.1-- 11.39--
07311400    N 4.1-----1017.3 +2.0 25.0-----
07311330    N 3.1-----1016.9- 25.8-- 11.47--
07311300   NNE 4.1-----1015.9 +1.0 25.2-----
07311230    N 5.7-----1016.6- 24.4-- 11.96--
07311200   NNE 5.7-----1015.6 +0.3 24.4-----
07311130    N 5.1-----1015.9- 24.4-- 11.90--
07311100    N 5.1-----1015.2 -0.3 24.3-----
07311030    N 5.1-----1015.6- 24.8-- 11.93--
07311000    N 5.1-----1014.9 +0.0 24.9-----
07310930   NNE 5.1-----1014.9- 25.1-- 11.34--
07310900    N 5.1-----1015.2 -0.7 24.9-----
07310830    N 5.1-----1014.9- 24.7-- 11.62--
07310800   NNE 4.1-----1015.6 -0.7 25.9-----
07310730    NE 4.1-----1015.6- 26.0-- 11.45--
07310700   ENE 4.6-----1014.9 -1.4 26.1-----
07310630   ENE 5.1-----1015.2- 26.3-- 11.64--
07310600   ENE 4.6-----1015.9 -0.3 26.4-----
07310530    NE 5.1-----1016.3- 26.7-- 11.02--
07310500   NNE 5.1-----1016.3 +0.0 26.8-----
07310430   NNE 5.7-----1016.3- 27.1-- 11.38--
07310400   NNE 5.1-----1016.3 +1.4 27.2-----
07310330   NNE 5.7-----1016.3- 27.3-- 10.95--
07310300   NNE 6.2-----1016.3 +1.4 27.5-----
07310230   NNE 6.7-----1016.3- 27.5-- 11.56--
07310200   NNE 7.2-----1016.3 +1.0 27.7-----
07310130   NNE 7.7-----1015.6- 27.6-- 12.18--
07310100   NNE 6.2-----1014.9 +0.0 28.0-----
07310030   NNE 6.2-----1015.6- 28.5-- 12.02--
07310000   NNE 6.7-----1014.9 +0.0 28.9-----
07302330   NNE 7.2-----1015.2- 29.0-----
07302300   NNE 6.7-----1015.2 -0.7 29.3-----
07302230   NNE 6.7-----1014.9- 29.4-----
07302200   NNE 5.7-----1014.9 -1.7 29.5-----
07302130   NNE 6.7-----1014.9- 28.8-----
07302100   NNE 6.2-----1014.9 -1.7 28.6-----
07302030   NNE 6.2-----1015.6- 28.5-----
07302000   NNE 6.7-----1015.9 -1.7 28.0-----
07301930   NNE 5.7-----1015.6- 27.7-----
07301900   NNE 4.6-----1016.6 -1.4 27.7-----
07301830   NNE 3.6-----1015.9- 27.4-----
07301800   NNE 4.1-----1016.6 -1.0 26.9-----
07301730   NNE 4.1-----1017.3- 26.5-----
07301700    N 4.1-----1017.6 +0.3 26.3-----
07301630    N 4.1-----1017.6- 25.9-----
07301600    N 4.6-----1018.0 +0.3 26.0-----
07301530   NNE 4.6-----1018.0- 25.8-----
07301500   NNE 3.6-----1017.6 +0.3 25.3-----

Ocean Conditions at MBLA1 as of
1430 GMT on 07/31/2014:

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):27.75 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):11.39 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT)Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT): 96.0%
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 7.08 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
07311330 1.027.70-11.4795.10 7.02----
07311230 1.027.70-11.9693.80 6.90----
07311130 1.027.81-11.9093.20 6.85----
07311030 1.027.90-11.9394.70 6.95----
07310930 1.028.03-11.3497.40 7.15----
07310830 1.028.14-11.6298.30 7.20----
07310730 1.028.24-11.4598.20 7.19----
07310630 1.028.36-11.64101.40 7.40----
07310530 1.028.48-11.02102.10 7.46----
07310430 1.028.60-11.38104.80 7.62----
07310330 1.028.67-10.95108.40 7.89----
07310230 1.028.76-11.56107.10 7.76----
07310130 1.028.84-12.18102.90 7.42----
07310030 1.029.16-12.02103.40 7.42----
07302330 1.029.34--106.10 7.60----
07302230 1.029.45--101.00 7.22----
07302130 1.029.50--103.80 7.41----
07302030 1.029.18--104.00 7.49----
07301930 1.029.09--96.40 6.96----
07301830 1.028.77--98.30 7.13----
07301730 1.028.60--94.90 6.87----
07301630 1.028.29--92.50 6.73----
07301530 1.028.18--89.20 6.52----

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.