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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
2130 GMT on 09/02/2014:
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): SSW ( 200 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 4.6 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1015.9 mb
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 29.5 °C
5-day plot - Salinity Salinity (SAL): 17.72 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
09022100    S 5.1-----1015.9 -1.4 29.5-----
09022030    S 5.1-----1016.3- 29.4-- 17.72--
09022000    S 5.7-----1015.9 -2.0 29.4-----
09021930    S 5.1-----1016.6- 29.5-- 17.70--
09021900    S 6.7-----1016.9 -1.7 29.5-----
09021830    S 6.2-----1017.3- 29.8-- 17.75--
09021800    S 4.6-----1017.3 -1.4 29.7-----
09021730    S 3.6-----1018.0- 29.8-- 18.02--
09021700    S 3.1-----1018.0 -0.3 29.6-----
09021630    S 2.6-----1018.3- 29.8-- 18.42--
09021600    S 2.1-----1018.6 +0.3 29.7-----
09021530    S 2.1-----1018.6- 29.8-- 18.65--
09021500   SSE 2.6-----1018.6 +1.4 29.7-----
09021430   SSW 1.0-----1018.3- 30.0-- 18.98--
09021400   WNW 1.0-----1018.3 +1.0 30.8-----
09021330    W 2.1-----1018.6- 29.3-- 19.02--
09021300   WSW 3.1-----1018.3 +1.7 29.1-----
09021230    SW 3.6-----1018.3- 28.8-- 19.15--
09021200   SSW 3.6-----1017.3 +0.7 28.9-----
09021130   SSW 3.6-----1017.3- 28.8-- 19.26--
09021100   SSW 4.1-----1017.3 +1.4 28.7-----
09021030   SSW 4.6-----1016.9- 28.7-- 19.32--
09021000    SW 4.6-----1016.6 +0.3 28.8-----
09020930   SSW 4.1-----1016.3- 28.8-- 19.22--
09020900   SSW 4.6-----1016.6 -0.3 28.9-----
09020830    S 6.2-----1016.3- 28.9-- 19.01--
09020800    S 7.2-----1015.9 -1.0 29.0-----
09020730    S 6.7-----1016.6- 29.0-- 18.85--
09020700    S 7.2-----1016.3 -1.0 29.1-----
09020630   SSE 7.7-----1016.3- 29.0-- 18.75--
09020600   SSE 7.7-----1016.9 -1.0 29.0-----
09020530   SSE 6.2-----1016.6- 28.9-- 18.62--
09020500   SSE 6.2-----1016.9 -0.7 29.0-----
09020430   SSE 6.2-----1017.3- 29.2-- 18.51--
09020400    S 5.7-----1017.3 +0.3 29.2-----
09020330    S 5.7-----1018.3- 29.3-- 18.58--
09020300    S 6.2-----1018.0 +1.0 29.5-----
09020230   SSE 7.2-----1018.3- 29.5-- 18.52--
09020200   SSE 6.7-----1017.6 +0.7 29.6-----
09020130   SSE 6.7-----1018.0- 29.6-- 18.41--
09020100   SSE 6.2-----1016.9 +0.3 29.6-----
09020030   SSE 6.7-----1017.3- 29.7-- 18.32--
09020000    S 6.7-----1016.9 +0.0 29.7-----
09012330   SSE 7.7-----1016.3- 29.9-- 18.12--
09012300   SSE 8.2-----1016.9 +0.0 29.8-----
09012230   SSE 7.7-----1016.9- 30.0-- 18.09--
09012200   SSE 7.7-----1016.6 -1.4 29.8-----

Ocean Conditions at MBLA1 as of
2130 GMT on 09/02/2014:

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):30.66 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):17.72 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT)Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT): 99.5%
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 6.75 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
09022030 1.030.68-17.7299.80 6.76----
09021930 1.030.78-17.70101.20 6.85----
09021830 1.030.95-17.75107.30 7.24----
09021730 1.030.75-18.0293.30 6.31----
09021630 1.030.36-18.4294.10 6.39----
09021530 1.030.34-18.6594.00 6.38----
09021430 1.030.08-18.9881.80 5.56----
09021330 1.029.92-19.0276.20 5.20----
09021230 1.029.88-19.1580.50 5.49----
09021130 1.029.90-19.2681.00 5.52----
09021030 1.029.92-19.3274.80 5.09----
09020930 1.029.95-19.2279.10 5.38----
09020830 1.029.96-19.0185.00 5.79----
09020730 1.029.96-18.8588.40 6.03----
09020630 1.030.03-18.7589.30 6.09----
09020530 1.030.06-18.6290.60 6.18----
09020430 1.030.10-18.5193.00 6.34----
09020330 1.030.22-18.5893.00 6.33----
09020230 1.030.30-18.5294.70 6.44----
09020130 1.030.36-18.4197.10 6.60----
09020030 1.030.41-18.3299.60 6.77----
09012330 1.030.54-18.12106.10 7.19----
09012230 1.030.54-18.09104.30 7.08----

Solar Radiation Conditions at MBLA1 as of
2130 GMT on 09/02/2014:
Unit of Measure:    Time Zone:   

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5-day plot - Short Wave Radiation 1Short Wave Radiation 1 (SRAD1): 172.0watts/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
09022100 137.0--
09022030 82.0--
09022000 94.0--
09021930 159.0--
09021900 254.0--
09021830 921.0--
09021800 902.0--
09021730 884.0--
09021700 919.0--
09021630 848.0--
09021600 815.0--
09021530 626.0--
09021500 671.0--
09021430 573.0--
09021400 483.0--
09021330 386.0--
09021300 277.0--
09021230 35.0--
09021200 17.0--
09021130 3.0--
09021100 0.0--
09021030 0.0--
09021000 0.0--
09020930 0.0--
09020900 0.0--
09020830 0.0--
09020800 0.0--
09020730 0.0--
09020700 0.0--
09020630 0.0--
09020600 0.0--
09020530 0.0--
09020500 0.0--
09020430 0.0--
09020400 0.0--
09020330 0.0--
09020300 0.0--
09020230 0.0--
09020200 0.0--
09020130 0.0--
09020100 0.0--
09020030 0.0--
09020000 16.0--
09012330 68.0--
09012300 123.0--
09012230 257.0--
09012200 417.0--

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