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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

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Conditions at MBLA1 as of
0500 GMT on 12/22/2014:
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): ENE ( 60 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 5.1 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1014.9 mb
5-day plot - Pressure Tendency Pressure Tendency (PTDY): -0.7 mb ( Falling )
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 13.3 °C
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 10 meters (WSPD10M): 5 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
12220430   ENE 5.7-----1014.6- 13.3-- 15.95--
12220400    E 5.1-----1014.6 -1.4 13.3-----
12220330    E 5.7-----1014.2- 13.3-- 16.52--
12220300    E 4.6-----1014.9 -0.7 13.4-----
12220230    E 3.6-----1015.6- 13.4-- 17.88--
12220200    E 2.1-----1015.6 +0.3 13.4-----
12220130    E 3.1-----1015.6- 13.4-- 17.70--
12220100   ENE 2.6-----1015.9 +0.0 13.6-----
12220030   ENE 4.1-----1015.6- 13.6-- 16.98--
12220000   ENE 4.1-----1015.6 +0.3 13.6-----
12212330   ENE 3.6-----1015.6- 13.7-- 17.25--
12212300    NE 3.6-----1015.2 -1.4 13.7-----
12212230   NNE 3.6-----1015.6- 13.4-- 16.47--
12212200   NNE 4.1-----1015.9 -1.4 13.3-----
12212130    N 4.6-----1015.9- 13.3-- 17.28--
12212100    N 4.1-----1015.2 -2.4 13.3-----
12212030    N 3.6-----1015.2- 13.3-- 17.33--
12212000   NNW 4.1-----1016.6 -2.0 13.2-----
12211930    N 3.6-----1016.6- 13.4-- 17.20--
12211900   NNE 1.5-----1017.3 -1.7 13.5-----
12211830   ENE 1.0-----1017.6- 13.3-- 17.33--
12211800   ESE 2.6-----1017.6 -1.4 12.9-----
12211730   ESE 3.6-----1017.6- 13.1-- 17.32--
12211700   ESE 3.6-----1018.6 +0.0 13.1-----
12211630    E 2.6-----1019.0- 12.8-- 17.40--
12211600    E 3.6-----1019.0 +0.7 12.4-----
12211530    E 3.6-----1019.6- 12.3-- 17.43--
12211500    NE 5.1-----1019.0 +0.3 11.9-----
12211430    NE 6.2-----1019.0- 11.8-- 17.48--
12211400    NE 6.2-----1018.6 +0.7 11.7-----
12211330    NE 6.7-----1018.6- 11.6-- 17.09--
12211300   NNE 6.2-----1018.3 +0.0 11.4-----
12211230   NNE 5.7-----1019.0- 11.2-- 18.41--
12211200   NNE 6.2-----1018.6 -0.7 11.2-----
12211130   NNE 6.7-----1019.0- 11.2-- 19.12--
12211100   NNE 6.7-----1018.0 -1.4 11.2-----
12211030   NNE 6.7-----1019.0- 11.2-- 19.31--
12211000   NNE 5.7-----1018.3 -1.7 11.2-----
12210930   NNE 4.6-----1019.3- 11.2-- 18.92--
12210900   NNE 5.1-----1019.3 -0.3 11.2-----
12210830   NNE 5.1-----1019.3- 11.1-- 18.74--
12210800   NNE 5.7-----1019.3 -0.3 11.1-----
12210730   NNE 6.2-----1019.3- 11.2-- 18.51--
12210700   NNE 6.7-----1020.0 +0.0 11.0-----
12210630   NNE 6.2-----1019.3- 11.1-- 18.54--
12210600   NNE 6.2-----1019.6 -0.3 10.9-----
12210530    NE 5.7-----1020.3- 10.7-- 18.55--
12210500    NE 6.2-----1019.6 -0.3 10.7-----

Ocean Conditions at MBLA1 as of
0430 GMT on 12/22/2014:

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):13.68 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):15.95 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT)Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT):101.2%
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 9.51 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
12220330 1.013.73-16.52100.40 9.40----
12220230 1.013.92-17.88101.60 9.39----
12220130 1.013.94-17.70102.90 9.52----
12220030 1.013.85-16.98102.70 9.56----
12212330 1.013.90-17.25104.60 9.71----
12212230 1.013.83-16.47104.00 9.71----
12212130 1.013.97-17.28103.70 9.61----
12212030 1.013.91-17.33102.80 9.53----
12211930 1.013.93-17.20100.80 9.35----
12211830 1.013.90-17.33101.50 9.42----
12211730 1.013.89-17.3299.50 9.23----
12211630 1.013.84-17.4099.10 9.20----
12211530 1.013.79-17.4398.10 9.12----
12211430 1.013.74-17.4897.60 9.08----
12211330 1.013.63-17.0997.60 9.12----
12211230 1.013.78-18.4197.30 8.99----
12211130 1.013.88-19.1296.30 8.84----
12211030 1.013.87-19.3197.00 8.90----
12210930 1.013.90-18.9298.10 9.01----
12210830 1.013.88-18.7497.80 9.00----
12210730 1.013.90-18.5198.00 9.03----
12210630 1.013.87-18.5498.90 9.11----
12210530 1.013.90-18.5598.50 9.07----

Solar Radiation Conditions at MBLA1 as of
0500 GMT on 12/22/2014:
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
12220430 0.0--
12220400 0.0--
12220330 0.0--
12220300 0.0--
12220230 0.0--
12220200 0.0--
12220130 0.0--
12220100 0.0--
12220030 0.0--
12220000 0.0--
12212330 0.0--
12212300 1.0--
12212230 10.0--
12212200 32.0--
12212130 25.0--
12212100 59.0--
12212030 74.0--
12212000 96.0--
12211930 183.0--
12211900 97.0--
12211830 150.0--
12211800 106.0--
12211730 126.0--
12211700 93.0--
12211630 112.0--
12211600 150.0--
12211530 141.0--
12211500 69.0--
12211430 109.0--
12211400 55.0--
12211330 39.0--
12211300 5.0--
12211230 0.0--
12211200 0.0--
12211130 0.0--
12211100 0.0--
12211030 0.0--
12211000 0.0--
12210930 0.0--
12210900 0.0--
12210830 0.0--
12210800 0.0--
12210730 0.0--
12210700 0.0--
12210630 0.0--
12210600 0.0--
12210530 0.0--
12210500 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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