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Station MHPA1 - Meaher Park, AL Image indicating link to RSS feed of recent meteorological observations for station MHPA1

Station MHPA1
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Station operated by Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Coastal Marine Station
30.667 N 87.936 W (30°40'2" N 87°56'11" W)

Anemometer height: 10 m above site elevation

Search And Rescue (SAR) Data

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Conditions at MHPA1 as of
2300 GMT on 08/21/2014:
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): SSW ( 200 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 5.1 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1018.0 mb
5-day plot - Pressure Tendency Pressure Tendency (PTDY): +0.0 mb ( Steady )
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 31.1 °C
5-day plot - Salinity Salinity (SAL): 2.69 psu
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
08212230   SSW 4.6-----1017.3- 31.2-- 2.69--
08212200   SSW 4.6-----1017.3 -1.7 31.1-- 2.69--
08212130   SSW 4.1-----1016.9- 31.2-- 2.70--
08212100   SSW 3.6-----1016.9 -2.4 31.1-- 2.70--
08212030   SSW 4.6-----1017.6- 31.1-- 2.70--
08212000    S 3.6-----1018.0 -1.4 31.5-- 2.72--
08211930    S 3.1-----1018.3- 31.5-- 2.72--
08211900    S 2.1-----1019.0 -1.0 31.5-- 2.73--
08211830    S 2.1-----1019.3- 31.2-- 2.72--
08211800    S 2.6-----1019.3 -1.0 30.9-- 2.71--
08211730    S 2.6-----1019.3- 30.6-- 2.71--
08211700    S 2.6-----1019.3 -1.0 30.5-- 2.72--
08211630   SSW 0.5-----1019.6- 30.9-- 2.72--
08211600   WNW 1.0-----1020.0 -0.7 30.4-- 2.72--
08211530    NW 2.1-----1020.0- 29.9-- 2.73--
08211500   NNW 1.5-----1020.3 +0.0 29.6-- 2.73--
08211430    NW 2.1-----1020.3- 28.9-- 2.73--
08211400   NNW 1.5-----1020.3 +1.0 28.3-- 2.70--
08211330    N 1.5-----1020.6- 27.6-- 2.73--
08211300    N 1.5-----1020.6 +1.7 27.4-- 2.73--
08211230    N 1.5-----1020.6- 27.1-- 2.73--
08211200    N 1.0-----1020.3 +2.4 26.4-- 2.73--
08211130    NW 1.0-----1019.6- 26.2-- 2.73--
08211100    N 0.5-----1019.3 +1.0 26.5-- 2.73--
08211030   NNW 0.5-----1019.0- 26.5-- 2.73--
08211000   NNE 1.0-----1019.0 +0.3 26.7-- 2.74--
08210930   NNW 1.0-----1018.6- 27.5-- 2.73--
08210900   WSW 2.1-----1018.0 -0.7 28.6-- 2.72--
08210830   WSW 2.1-----1018.3- 28.9-- 2.72--
08210800   SSW 1.5-----1018.3 -0.7 28.5-- 2.71--
08210730   - 0.0-----1018.6- 27.0-- 2.73--
08210700   - 0.0-----1018.6 -0.3 27.8-- 2.72--
08210630   - 0.0-----1018.6- 28.0-- 2.72--
08210600    W 1.5-----1018.6 -0.3 28.5-- 2.71--
08210530    W 1.0-----1018.6- 28.6-- 2.72--
08210500    SW 1.5-----1019.0 +1.0 29.1-- 2.73--
08210430    SW 2.1-----1019.0- 29.1-- 2.73--
08210400    W 1.5-----1019.0 +2.0 28.7-- 2.72--
08210330    W 2.1-----1019.3- 29.2-- 2.71--
08210300    SW 3.1-----1019.0 +2.0 29.7-- 2.68--
08210230    SW 4.6-----1018.3- 29.7-- 2.69--
08210200    SW 5.7-----1018.0 +1.4 29.9-- 2.71--
08210130   SSW 5.1-----1017.3- 29.9-- 2.71--
08210100    SW 6.2-----1016.9 +0.7 30.1-- 2.71--
08210030    SW 5.1-----1016.6- 30.4-- 2.73--
08210000    S 5.1-----1016.9 +0.7 30.3-- 2.72--

Ocean Conditions at MHPA1 as of
2330 GMT on 08/21/2014:

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): 0.9 m
5-day plot - Ocean TemperatureOcean Temperature (OTMP):32.82 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL): 2.69 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT)Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT):122.0%
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 8.67 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
08212300 0.933.06- 2.69127.00 8.98----
08212230 0.933.06- 2.69117.90 8.34----
08212200 0.932.95- 2.69118.80 8.42----
08212130 0.932.72- 2.70114.80 8.16----
08212100 1.032.94- 2.70116.00 8.22----
08212030 1.032.87- 2.70116.90 8.30----
08212000 1.030.34- 2.7287.20 6.46----
08211930 1.029.78- 2.7275.20 5.62----
08211900 1.130.16- 2.7389.70 6.66----
08211830 1.130.24- 2.72102.00 7.57----
08211800 1.130.77- 2.71109.10 8.02----
08211730 1.230.30- 2.71102.70 7.61----
08211700 1.229.88- 2.7293.60 6.98----
08211630 1.229.79- 2.7294.30 7.05----
08211600 1.229.62- 2.7293.20 6.99----
08211530 1.229.49- 2.7376.00 5.71----
08211500 1.329.44- 2.7368.70 5.17----
08211430 1.329.36- 2.7361.20 4.61----
08211400 1.329.13- 2.7046.00 3.48----
08211330 1.329.24- 2.7353.90 4.06----
08211300 1.329.25- 2.7362.10 4.69----
08211230 1.229.39- 2.7358.00 4.36----
08211200 1.229.43- 2.7369.20 5.20----
08211130 1.229.39- 2.7357.20 4.30----
08211100 1.229.46- 2.7369.20 5.20----
08211030 1.229.45- 2.7373.80 5.55----
08211000 1.129.60- 2.7475.70 5.68----
08210930 1.129.64- 2.7374.00 5.54----
08210900 1.129.74- 2.7281.50 6.09----
08210830 1.129.60- 2.7275.80 5.68----
08210800 1.129.57- 2.7172.50 5.44----
08210730 1.129.82- 2.7380.10 5.98----
08210700 1.130.09- 2.7287.70 6.52----
08210630 1.130.00- 2.7290.20 6.72----
08210600 1.030.15- 2.7187.90 6.53----
08210530 1.029.72- 2.7273.50 5.50----
08210500 1.029.51- 2.7370.20 5.27----
08210430 0.929.60- 2.7371.40 5.35----
08210400 0.930.07- 2.7288.70 6.60----
08210330 0.930.35- 2.7189.80 6.65----
08210300 0.930.99- 2.68101.00 7.39----
08210230 0.931.11- 2.69108.30 7.91----
08210200 0.931.13- 2.71109.70 8.02----
08210130 0.931.41- 2.71113.80 8.28----
08210100 0.931.66- 2.71111.60 8.08----
08210030 0.931.41- 2.73110.70 8.04----
08210000 0.931.48- 2.72108.70 7.89----

Solar Radiation Conditions at MHPA1 as of
2330 GMT on 08/21/2014:
Unit of Measure:    Time Zone:   

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5-day plot - Short Wave Radiation 1Short Wave Radiation 1 (SRAD1): 64.0watts/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
08212300 50.0--
08212230 144.0--
08212200 411.0--
08212130 427.0--
08212100 400.0--
08212030 600.0--
08212000 802.0--
08211930 833.0--
08211900 873.0--
08211830 898.0--
08211800 914.0--
08211730 918.0--
08211700 904.0--
08211630 888.0--
08211600 833.0--
08211530 766.0--
08211500 690.0--
08211430 601.0--
08211400 506.0--
08211330 371.0--
08211300 243.0--
08211230 124.0--
08211200 80.0--
08211130 6.0--
08211100 0.0--
08211030 0.0--
08211000 0.0--
08210930 0.0--
08210900 0.0--
08210830 0.0--
08210800 0.0--
08210730 0.0--
08210700 0.0--
08210630 0.0--
08210600 0.0--
08210530 0.0--
08210500 0.0--
08210430 0.0--
08210400 0.0--
08210330 0.0--
08210300 0.0--
08210230 0.0--
08210200 0.0--
08210130 0.0--
08210100 0.0--
08210030 2.0--
08210000 37.0--

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.