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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

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Conditions at MBLA1 as of
2000 GMT on 04/24/2014:
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): S ( 190 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 5.7 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1014.6 mb
5-day plot - Pressure Tendency Pressure Tendency (PTDY): -0.3 mb ( Falling )
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 21.7 °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): 6 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
04241930    S 5.1-----1013.9- 21.7-- 0.41--
04241900    S 6.2-----1014.6 -1.4 21.5-----
04241830    S 5.7-----1014.2- 21.6-----
04241800    S 5.7-----1014.9 -0.7 21.3-----
04241730    S 4.6-----1015.2- 21.4-----
04241700    S 5.1-----1014.9 +0.3 21.3-----
04241630   SSW 4.6-----1015.2- 21.2-----
04241600    S 3.6-----1015.9 +1.0 21.3-----
04241530   SSE 3.1-----1015.2- 21.1-----
04241500    S 2.1-----1015.6 +2.4 21.5-----
04241430    S 1.5-----1015.2- 21.6-----
04241400    S 3.1-----1014.6 +1.0 20.9-----
04241330    S 3.1-----1014.6- 20.6-----
04241300    S 3.6-----1014.9 +2.0 20.4-----
04241230   SSE 4.1-----1014.2- 20.3-----
04241200   SSE 3.6-----1013.2 +0.7 20.2-----
04241130    SE 2.1-----1013.5- 20.1-----
04241100    S 0.5-----1013.5 +0.7 20.2-----
04241030    SW 1.0-----1012.5- 20.3-----
04241000    W 1.0-----1012.9 +1.0 20.4-----
04240930    SW 1.5-----1012.9- 20.8-----
04240900    SW 2.1-----1012.5 -0.3 20.9-----
04240830    SW 3.6-----1012.5- 21.0-----
04240800    SW 3.6-----1012.9 +0.3 20.9-----
04240730    SW 4.1-----1012.5- 20.9-----
04240700    SW 2.6-----1011.9 -1.7 20.9-----
04240630    SW 1.5-----1012.2- 20.5-----
04240600   SSW 1.5-----1012.9 -0.3 20.6-----
04240530   SSW 1.5-----1012.9- 20.7-----
04240500   SSW 2.1-----1012.5 +0.0 20.9-----
04240430   SSW 2.1-----1012.9- 20.9-----
04240400   SSW 2.1-----1013.5 +1.4 21.0-----
04240330   SSW 2.1-----1013.5- 21.1-----
04240300    SW 3.1-----1013.2 +1.0 21.2-----
04240230    SW 3.1-----1012.9- 21.2-----
04240200    SW 3.6-----1012.5 +0.3 21.4-----
04240130    SW 4.1-----1012.2- 21.5-----
04240100   WSW 4.6-----1012.2 +0.7 21.7-----
04240030    SW 5.7-----1011.9- 21.7-----
04240000    SW 6.7-----1012.2 -0.3 21.9-----
04232330   SSW 6.2-----1011.5- 22.1-----
04232300   SSW 5.7-----1012.2 -0.7 22.0-----
04232230    S 6.2-----1011.9- 22.3-- 0.49--
04232200    S 5.1-----1011.5 -1.4 22.4-----
04232130    S 6.2-----1012.2- 22.4-- 0.45--
04232100    S 6.2-----1012.5 -1.0 22.5-----
04232030    S 6.2-----1012.9- 22.4-----
04232000    S 5.7-----1012.9 -1.7 22.7-----

Ocean Conditions at MBLA1 as of
1930 GMT on 04/24/2014:

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):19.91 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL): 0.41 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT)Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT): 80.2%
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 7.29 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
04241830 1.019.98--81.10 7.37----
04241730 1.019.79--79.10 7.21----
04241630 1.019.55--77.90 7.14----
04241530 1.019.63--80.00 7.33----
04241430 1.019.75--82.20 7.51----
04241330 1.019.87--83.40 7.60----
04241230 1.019.75--83.10 7.59----
04241130 1.019.66--84.20 7.70----
04241030 1.020.24--85.90 7.76----
04240930 1.020.43--88.20 7.95----
04240830 1.020.85--89.70 8.01----
04240730 1.020.65--88.20 7.90----
04240630 1.020.81--91.00 8.13----
04240530 1.020.67--92.00 8.25----
04240430 1.020.57--89.40 8.03----
04240330 1.020.24--86.60 7.83----
04240230 1.019.97--86.20 7.84----
04240130 1.019.97--86.60 7.87----
04240030 1.019.94--85.20 7.74----
04232330 1.020.12--88.10 7.97----
04232230 1.019.63- 0.4983.30 7.60----
04232130 1.019.62- 0.4584.50 7.73----
04232030 1.019.49--83.00 7.62----

Solar Radiation Conditions at MBLA1 as of
2000 GMT on 04/24/2014:
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): 840.0watts/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
04241930 908.0--
04241900 962.0--
04241830 997.0--
042418001013.0--
042417301010.0--
04241700 990.0--
04241630 962.0--
04241600 910.0--
04241530 836.0--
04241500 704.0--
04241430 466.0--
04241400 448.0--
04241330 216.0--
04241300 143.0--
04241230 93.0--
04241200 97.0--
04241130 13.0--
04241100 2.0--
04241030 2.0--
04241000 3.0--
04240930 2.0--
04240900 1.0--
04240830 0.0--
04240800 1.0--
04240730 3.0--
04240700 3.0--
04240630 2.0--
04240600 2.0--
04240530 3.0--
04240500 1.0--
04240430 2.0--
04240400 0.0--
04240330 0.0--
04240300 0.0--
04240230 0.0--
04240200 0.0--
04240130 0.0--
04240100 0.0--
04240030 3.0--
04240000 29.0--
04232330 109.0--
04232300 202.0--
04232230 313.0--
04232200 431.0--
04232130 541.0--
04232100 641.0--
04232030 741.0--
04232000 818.0--

Description of Measurements

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Real Time Data in tabular form for the last forty-five days.

Historical Data & Climatic Summaries for quality controlled data for the current month, previous months, and previous years.