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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
1130 GMT on 10/30/2014:
Unit of Measure:    Time Zone:   

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5-day plot - Wind Direction Wind Direction (WDIR): NNE ( 20 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 10.8 m/s
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 17.6 °C
5-day plot - Salinity Salinity (SAL): 20.98 psu
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 10 meters (WSPD10M): 10 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 20 meters (WSPD20M): 11 m/s
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
10301100   NNE 10.3------- 18.0-----
10301030   NNE 9.8------- 18.2-- 20.92--
10301000   NNE 9.3------- 18.1-----
10300930   NNE 9.8------- 18.3-- 21.13--
10300900   NNE 9.8------- 18.4-----
10300830   NNE 10.3------- 18.4-- 20.83--
10300800   NNE 10.8------- 18.6-----
10300730   NNE 11.3------- 18.5-- 20.75--
10300700   NNE 11.3------- 19.1-----
10300630   NNE 11.3------- 19.2-- 20.26--
10300600   NNE 10.8------- 19.5-----
10300530   NNE 10.8------- 19.6-- 19.75--
10300500   NNE 10.3------- 19.2-----
10300430    N 10.3------- 19.6-- 19.30--
10300400    N 10.8------- 20.0-----
10300330    N 10.3------- 20.6-- 18.84--
10300300    N 10.8------- 21.3-----
10300230    N 11.3------- 21.2-- 18.46--
10300200    N 9.3------- 21.8-----
10300130    N 8.8------- 22.1-- 18.30--
10300100    N 8.2------- 22.2-----
10300030    N 7.7------- 22.3-- 18.07--
10300000    N 6.2------- 22.8-----
10292330   SSE 3.1------- 23.0-- 17.64--
10292300    W 5.1------- 23.1-----
10292230    SW 4.6------- 24.2-- 17.32--
10292200   SSW 5.7------- 24.1-----
10292130   SSW 5.1------- 24.0-- 17.35--
10292100    S 5.7------- 24.0-----
10292030   SSW 5.7------- 24.3-- 17.34--
10292000   SSW 6.7------- 23.8-----
10291930   SSW 5.7------- 23.9-- 17.39--
10291900   SSW 5.7------- 24.0-----
10291830   SSW 4.1------- 23.8-- 17.20--
10291800    S 2.6------- 24.6-----
10291730    S 2.1------- 25.0-- 17.34--
10291700    SE 1.0------- 24.4-----
10291630   SSE 1.5------- 24.1-- 17.95--
10291600   SSE 1.0------- 24.7-----
10291530   - 0.0------- 27.0-- 18.28--
10291500   - 0.0------- 26.0-----
10291430   NNE 0.5------- 27.5-- 18.25--
10291400   - 0.0------- 26.3-----
10291330   ENE 0.5------- 24.5-- 18.76--
10291300    E 1.5------- 22.6-----
10291230   NNE 2.1------- 22.1-- 18.70--
10291200   NNE 2.1------- 21.9-----

Ocean Conditions at MBLA1 as of
1130 GMT on 10/30/2014:

These oceanographic data are displayed in rounded times.

Unit of Measure:    Time Zone:   

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 Depth (DEPTH): 1.0 m
5-day plot - Ocean TemperatureOcean Temperature (OTMP):23.06 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):20.98 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT)Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT): 89.7%
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 6.81 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
10301030 1.023.16-20.9290.90 6.89----
10300930 1.023.32-21.1391.80 6.93----
10300830 1.023.36-20.8393.40 7.06----
10300730 1.023.44-20.7594.30 7.12----
10300630 1.023.46-20.2694.10 7.12----
10300530 1.023.50-19.7594.00 7.13----
10300430 1.023.54-19.3095.90 7.29----
10300330 1.023.71-18.8498.10 7.45----
10300230 1.023.79-18.46100.50 7.64----
10300130 1.023.81-18.30100.10 7.62----
10300030 1.024.01-18.07102.70 7.80----
10292330 1.024.09-17.64106.60 8.10----
10292230 1.023.93-17.32107.70 8.22----
10292130 1.024.05-17.35108.10 8.23----
10292030 1.023.99-17.34106.90 8.15----
10291930 1.023.73-17.39104.80 8.02----
10291830 1.023.53-17.20104.10 8.01----
10291730 1.023.39-17.34102.60 7.91----
10291630 1.023.27-17.95100.10 7.70----
10291530 1.023.26-18.2898.60 7.57----
10291430 1.023.19-18.2598.20 7.56----
10291330 1.023.32-18.7697.30 7.45----
10291230 1.023.27-18.7096.80 7.42----

Solar Radiation Conditions at MBLA1 as of
1130 GMT on 10/30/2014:
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
10301100 0.0--
10301030 0.0--
10301000 0.0--
10300930 0.0--
10300900 0.0--
10300830 0.0--
10300800 0.0--
10300730 0.0--
10300700 0.0--
10300630 0.0--
10300600 0.0--
10300530 0.0--
10300500 0.0--
10300430 0.0--
10300400 0.0--
10300330 0.0--
10300300 0.0--
10300230 0.0--
10300200 0.0--
10300130 0.0--
10300100 0.0--
10300030 0.0--
10300000 0.0--
10292330 0.0--
10292300 2.0--
10292230 17.0--
10292200 33.0--
10292130 49.0--
10292100 71.0--
10292030 483.0--
10292000 611.0--
10291930 652.0--
10291900 696.0--
10291830 739.0--
10291800 756.0--
10291730 762.0--
10291700 756.0--
10291630 728.0--
10291600 684.0--
10291530 628.0--
10291500 567.0--
10291430 500.0--
10291400 372.0--
10291330 281.0--
10291300 161.0--
10291230 58.0--
10291200 2.0--

Description of Measurements

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

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