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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

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
1530 GMT on 04/17/2014:
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): E ( 90 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 8.2 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1022.4 mb
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 15.8 °C
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 10 meters (WSPD10M): 7 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 20 meters (WSPD20M): 8 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
04171500    E 8.2-----1022.0 +1.7 15.3-----
04171430    E 9.3-----1022.4- 14.5-----
04171400    E 10.3-----1022.4 +2.0 13.9-----
04171330   ENE 9.3-----1022.4- 13.7-----
04171300   ENE 10.8-----1021.3 +1.0 13.4-----
04171230   ENE 11.8-----1021.3- 13.0-----
04171200   ENE 11.3-----1020.3 +0.0 12.8-----
04171130   ENE 10.8-----1020.3- 12.9-----
04171100   ENE 10.8-----1020.3 +0.3 12.9-----
04171030   ENE 9.8-----1020.0- 12.8-----
04171000   ENE 9.3-----1020.3 +0.3 13.2-----
04170930   ENE 9.8-----1019.6- 13.2-----
04170900   ENE 8.8-----1020.3 -0.7 13.1-----
04170830   ENE 6.2-----1020.3- 13.2-----
04170800   ENE 6.2-----1020.0 -0.7 13.4-----
04170730   ENE 5.7-----1020.6- 13.8-----
04170700   ENE 5.1-----1020.0 -0.7 14.0-----
04170630   ENE 4.6-----1021.0- 13.9-----
04170600   ENE 4.6-----1021.0 +0.3 14.0-----
04170530    E 4.6-----1020.3- 14.2-----
04170500    E 4.6-----1020.6 +0.0 14.2-----
04170430    E 3.6-----1021.3- 14.5-----
04170400    E 4.1-----1020.6 +0.3 14.5-----
04170330   ESE 4.1-----1020.6- 14.8-----
04170300   ESE 3.6-----1020.6 -0.3 14.8-----
04170230   ESE 4.6-----1020.6- 15.0-----
04170200    SE 4.6-----1020.6 +0.7 15.0-----
04170130    SE 5.1-----1019.6- 14.7-----
04170100   SSE 4.6-----1020.3 +0.0 14.4-----
04170030    S 4.6-----1021.0- 14.3-----
04170000    S 5.1-----1021.0 +1.0 14.6-----
04162330    S 4.6-----1020.6- 14.6-----
04162300    S 5.1-----1020.0 -1.4 14.9-----
04162230   SSW 6.2-----1020.0- 14.7-----
04162200   SSW 4.6-----1020.3 -1.4 14.2-----
04162130    SW 3.6-----1020.0- 14.0-----
04162100   SSW 3.1-----1020.0 -1.7 13.8-----
04162030   SSW 3.6-----1021.0- 13.1-----
04162000    SW 2.6-----1021.3 -2.0 12.5-----
04161930    W 2.6-----1021.3- 11.9-----
04161900    W 2.6-----1021.7 -2.4 11.6-----
04161830   WNW 1.5-----1021.7- 12.3-----
04161800   WSW 1.5-----1021.7 -1.4 11.0-----
04161730   WNW 2.1-----1022.4- 11.3-----
04161700   - 0.0-----1023.4 +0.3 12.7-----
04161630    E 1.0-----1023.0- 11.3-----
04161600   ENE 3.1-----1024.0 +0.7 10.1-----

Solar Radiation Conditions at MBLA1 as of
1530 GMT on 04/17/2014:
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 - Short Wave Radiation 1Short Wave Radiation 1 (SRAD1): 797.0watts/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
04171500 490.0--
04171430 269.0--
04171400 236.0--
04171330 162.0--
04171300 165.0--
04171230 81.0--
04171200 31.0--
04171130 4.0--
04171100 0.0--
04171030 0.0--
04171000 0.0--
04170930 0.0--
04170900 0.0--
04170830 0.0--
04170800 0.0--
04170730 0.0--
04170700 0.0--
04170630 0.0--
04170600 0.0--
04170530 0.0--
04170500 0.0--
04170430 0.0--
04170400 0.0--
04170330 0.0--
04170300 0.0--
04170230 0.0--
04170200 0.0--
04170130 0.0--
04170100 0.0--
04170030 1.0--
04170000 28.0--
04162330 45.0--
04162300 232.0--
04162230 342.0--
04162200 482.0--
04162130 586.0--
04162100 687.0--
04162030 785.0--
04162000 873.0--
04161930 946.0--
04161900 998.0--
041618301034.0--
041618001052.0--
041617301053.0--
041617001047.0--
041616301006.0--
04161600 949.0--

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