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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
1830 GMT on 09/16/2014:
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): W ( 280 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 2.1 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1015.2 mb
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 29.8 °C
5-day plot - Salinity Salinity (SAL): 14.83 psu
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
09161800   WNW 2.1-----1016.6 -1.0 31.4-----
09161730   NNW 4.1-----1016.9- 29.5-- 14.99--
09161700    NW 3.1-----1017.3 +0.3 29.8-----
09161630    N 3.1-----1017.6- 29.0-- 14.65--
09161600    N 4.1-----1018.0 +0.7 28.4-----
09161530    N 4.1-----1018.0- 28.7-- 14.42--
09161500   NNE 5.7-----1017.6 +0.3 28.1-----
09161430    N 6.2-----1017.6- 27.7-- 14.71--
09161400    N 4.6-----1016.9 +0.0 27.2-----
09161330   NNW 4.6-----1017.6- 28.0-- 13.84--
09161300    N 5.1-----1017.3 +1.0 27.3-----
09161230    N 4.6-----1017.3- 27.8-- 14.19--
09161200    N 3.1-----1017.3 +0.7 27.3-----
09161130   NNW 1.0-----1016.9- 26.7-- 14.74--
09161100   ESE 1.0-----1016.9 -0.3 26.7-----
09161030    E 2.1-----1016.6- 27.1-- 15.34--
09161000   NNE 1.5-----1016.3 -0.7 27.3-----
09160930   NNE 1.0-----1016.6- 27.4-- 15.99--
09160900   NNW 2.1-----1016.6 -1.0 27.4-----
09160830    N 1.5-----1016.9- 27.4-- 17.32--
09160800    NE 2.6-----1017.3 -0.7 27.3-----
09160730    N 2.6-----1017.6- 27.6-- 16.23--
09160700    NE 2.1-----1016.9 -1.7 27.5-----
09160630    NE 2.6-----1016.9- 27.7-- 17.20--
09160600   NNE 2.6-----1017.6 -0.7 28.3-----
09160530   NNW 3.1-----1018.3- 28.4-- 17.51--
09160500   WNW 3.1-----1018.0 +0.3 28.4-----
09160430    W 2.1-----1018.3- 28.8-- 16.92--
09160400   WSW 1.5-----1018.6 +1.4 28.8-----
09160330   WSW 1.5-----1018.0- 28.9-- 16.71--
09160300   WSW 2.6-----1018.3 +1.4 28.8-----
09160230    W 2.6-----1018.3- 28.8-- 16.10--
09160200    W 3.6-----1017.6 +0.7 28.8-----
09160130    SW 3.6-----1018.0- 29.0-- 16.34--
09160100   SSW 4.6-----1017.3 +0.0 28.9-----
09160030    S 4.1-----1017.3- 28.9-- 15.55--
09160000    S 4.6-----1016.9 +0.0 29.0-----
09152330    S 4.6-----1017.6- 29.2-- 15.18--
09152300   SSW 3.6-----1016.9 -0.7 28.9-----
09152230    SW 3.1-----1017.6- 28.7-- 14.16--
09152200   SSW 3.6-----1017.3 -0.7 28.5-----
09152130   SSE 3.1-----1016.9- 29.1-- 15.13--
09152100    SE 3.1-----1016.9 -1.7 29.2-----
09152030   ESE 3.6-----1016.9- 28.9-- 15.00--
09152000   ESE 4.6-----1017.6 -1.7 28.8-----
09151930   SSE 3.1-----1016.9- 29.4-- 15.87--
09151900   SSE 1.5-----1018.0 -1.0 29.4-----

Ocean Conditions at MBLA1 as of
1830 GMT on 09/16/2014:

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):30.73 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):14.83 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT)Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT):103.9%
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 7.16 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
09161730 1.030.63-14.9999.60 6.86----
09161630 1.030.39-14.6599.40 6.89----
09161530 1.030.06-14.4299.30 6.93----
09161430 1.029.78-14.7195.60 6.69----
09161330 1.029.46-13.8495.30 6.73----
09161230 1.029.23-14.1992.00 6.52----
09161130 1.029.23-14.7495.00 6.71----
09161030 1.029.75-15.3499.90 6.97----
09160930 1.029.95-15.99101.40 7.03----
09160830 1.030.35-17.3299.70 6.82----
09160730 1.030.26-16.23102.90 7.08----
09160630 1.030.50-17.20104.20 7.11----
09160530 1.030.64-17.51108.50 7.37----
09160430 1.030.76-16.92110.10 7.49----
09160330 1.030.65-16.71107.00 7.30----
09160230 1.030.25-16.10101.90 7.02----
09160130 1.030.77-16.34107.20 7.32----
09160030 1.030.72-15.55122.10 8.37----
09152330 1.030.72-15.18116.80 8.02----
09152230 1.030.82-14.16121.40 8.38----
09152130 1.031.05-15.13118.70 8.11----
09152030 1.031.24-15.00112.90 7.70----
09151930 1.030.59-15.87101.50 6.96----

Solar Radiation Conditions at MBLA1 as of
1830 GMT on 09/16/2014:
Unit of Measure:    Time Zone:   

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5-day plot - Short Wave Radiation 1Short Wave Radiation 1 (SRAD1): 724.0watts/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
09161800 926.0--
09161730 467.0--
09161700 876.0--
09161630 803.0--
09161600 701.0--
09161530 684.0--
09161500 621.0--
09161430 536.0--
09161400 133.0--
09161330 398.0--
09161300 123.0--
09161230 177.0--
09161200 15.0--
09161130 1.0--
09161100 0.0--
09161030 0.0--
09161000 0.0--
09160930 0.0--
09160900 0.0--
09160830 0.0--
09160800 0.0--
09160730 0.0--
09160700 0.0--
09160630 0.0--
09160600 0.0--
09160530 0.0--
09160500 0.0--
09160430 0.0--
09160400 0.0--
09160330 0.0--
09160300 0.0--
09160230 0.0--
09160200 0.0--
09160130 0.0--
09160100 0.0--
09160030 0.0--
09160000 1.0--
09152330 29.0--
09152300 59.0--
09152230 89.0--
09152200 222.0--
09152130 112.0--
09152100 132.0--
09152030 760.0--
09152000 136.0--
09151930 905.0--
09151900 585.0--

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