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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
0930 GMT on 10/23/2014:
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): NE ( 50 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 10.3 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1017.6 mb
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 16.3 °C
5-day plot - Salinity Salinity (SAL): 15.50 psu
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 10 meters (WSPD10M): 9 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 20 meters (WSPD20M): 10 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
10230900    NE 10.3-----1017.3 -0.3 16.5-----
10230830    NE 9.3-----1017.3- 17.0-- 14.62--
10230800    NE 9.3-----1016.9 -1.0 17.1-----
10230730    NE 9.8-----1016.9- 17.5-- 14.13--
10230700    NE 9.8-----1017.6 -0.7 17.5-----
10230630    NE 10.3-----1016.9- 17.7-- 13.65--
10230600    NE 9.8-----1017.6 -0.3 17.9-----
10230530    NE 9.8-----1017.6- 18.3-- 13.29--
10230500    NE 10.3-----1018.0 +0.7 18.5-----
10230430    NE 10.8-----1017.6- 18.8-- 12.91--
10230400    NE 10.3-----1018.3 +1.0 19.5-----
10230330    NE 10.3-----1018.3- 20.0-- 12.60--
10230300    NE 10.3-----1018.0 +1.7 20.4-----
10230230    NE 10.3-----1018.0- 20.6-- 12.85--
10230200   NNE 10.8-----1017.3 +1.7 20.8-----
10230130   NNE 10.3-----1016.9- 21.2-----
10230100   NNE 9.3-----1017.3 +2.0 22.1-----
10230030    N 9.3-----1017.3- 22.4-- 12.74--
10230000    N 8.2-----1016.3 +0.0 22.8-----
10222330    N 8.8-----1016.6- 23.0-- 15.04--
10222300    N 8.2-----1015.6 -0.3 23.5-----
10222230    N 9.3-----1015.6- 24.0-- 12.49--
10222200    N 9.3-----1015.2 -1.4 24.2-----
10222130    N 8.8-----1015.9- 24.2-- 11.27--
10222100    N 7.7-----1016.3 -1.4 24.3-----
10222030    N 7.7-----1016.3- 24.2-- 10.21--
10222000    N 6.7-----1015.9 -2.7 23.7-----
10221930    N 5.7-----1015.9- 23.6-- 10.38--
10221900    N 5.7-----1016.6 -2.0 23.3-----
10221830    N 6.2-----1016.9- 23.3-- 11.27--
10221800    N 6.2-----1017.6 -1.4 22.5-----
10221730    N 5.7-----1017.6- 22.2-- 10.68--
10221700    N 5.7-----1018.6 +0.0 22.6-----
10221630    N 5.7-----1018.6- 22.2-- 9.87--
10221600   NNE 5.7-----1018.6 +0.3 21.9-----
10221530   NNE 6.2-----1019.0- 20.8-- 9.78--
10221500   NNE 6.7-----1019.0 +2.0 20.2-----
10221430   NNE 6.7-----1019.0- 20.1-- 10.21--
10221400   NNE 6.7-----1018.6 +2.4 20.3-----
10221330   NNE 6.7-----1018.3- 20.3-- 10.00--
10221300   NNE 6.7-----1018.3 +2.0 20.2-----
10221230   NNE 7.2-----1017.3- 19.6-- 9.18--
10221200   NNE 7.7-----1016.9 +1.4 19.2-----
10221130   NNE 7.7-----1016.9- 19.4-- 9.03--
10221100   NNE 7.7-----1016.3 +0.7 19.5-----
10221030   NNE 7.2-----1016.3- 19.4-- 9.02--
10221000   NNE 6.7-----1016.3 +0.3 19.7-----

Ocean Conditions at MBLA1 as of
0930 GMT on 10/23/2014:

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):22.15 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):15.50 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT)Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT): 90.3%
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 7.19 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
10230830 1.022.04-14.6293.00 7.46----
10230730 1.022.20-14.1394.60 7.59----
10230630 1.022.31-13.6595.30 7.65----
10230530 1.022.40-13.2996.70 7.77----
10230430 1.022.50-12.9197.80 7.86----
10230330 1.022.59-12.6098.60 7.93----
10230230 1.022.80-12.85100.10 8.01----
10230030 1.023.05-12.74104.60 8.33----
10222330 1.023.30-15.04102.60 8.03----
10222230 1.023.20-12.49104.30 8.30----
10222130 1.023.31-11.27108.20 8.65----
10222030 1.023.22-10.21107.60 8.67----
10221930 1.023.06-10.38103.10 8.32----
10221830 1.022.82-11.2799.00 7.98----
10221730 1.022.68-10.6898.60 8.00----
10221630 1.022.64- 9.8796.40 7.86----
10221530 1.022.45- 9.7896.10 7.88----
10221430 1.022.36-10.2194.10 7.70----
10221330 1.022.21-10.0095.00 7.80----
10221230 1.022.26- 9.1896.30 7.94----
10221130 1.022.41- 9.0397.50 8.02----
10221030 1.022.44- 9.02100.40 8.26----

Solar Radiation Conditions at MBLA1 as of
0930 GMT on 10/23/2014:
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
10230900 0.0--
10230830 0.0--
10230800 0.0--
10230730 0.0--
10230700 0.0--
10230630 0.0--
10230600 0.0--
10230530 0.0--
10230500 0.0--
10230430 0.0--
10230400 0.0--
10230330 0.0--
10230300 0.0--
10230230 0.0--
10230200 0.0--
10230130 0.0--
10230100 0.0--
10230030 0.0--
10230000 0.0--
10222330 0.0--
10222300 25.0--
10222230 128.0--
10222200 234.0--
10222130 344.0--
10222100 449.0--
10222030 548.0--
10222000 633.0--
10221930 706.0--
10221900 765.0--
10221830 809.0--
10221800 831.0--
10221730 834.0--
10221700 823.0--
10221630 794.0--
10221600 746.0--
10221530 683.0--
10221500 603.0--
10221430 516.0--
10221400 418.0--
10221330 309.0--
10221300 195.0--
10221230 88.0--
10221200 5.0--
10221130 0.0--
10221100 0.0--
10221030 0.0--
10221000 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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