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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
2200 GMT on 09/02/2014:
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): NNW ( 330 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 2.1 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1015.9 mb
5-day plot - Pressure Tendency Pressure Tendency (PTDY): -0.7 mb ( Falling )
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 27.4 °C
5-day plot - Salinity Salinity (SAL): 4.37 psu
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 10 meters (WSPD10M): 2 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 20 meters (WSPD20M): 3 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
09022130   WNW 3.1-----1015.9- 28.7-- 4.28--
09022100   SSW 3.1-----1015.9 -1.0 29.6-- 4.34--
09022030    S 2.6-----1015.2- 29.4-- 4.25--
09022000   SSE 2.6-----1015.6 -2.0 28.8-- 4.18--
09021930    E 3.1-----1016.9- 28.6-- 3.87--
09021900    S 6.2-----1016.6 -1.4 30.0-- 3.85--
09021830    S 5.1-----1016.6- 30.0-- 3.86--
09021800    S 4.6-----1016.9 -1.0 29.8-- 4.16--
09021730   SSW 3.1-----1017.3- 29.8-- 4.24--
09021700    S 2.1-----1017.6 -0.3 29.6-- 4.26--
09021630   SSW 2.1-----1018.0- 29.6-- 4.28--
09021600    SW 1.5-----1018.0 -0.3 29.2-- 4.13--
09021530    SW 1.5-----1018.0- 29.1-- 3.95--
09021500    S 2.1-----1018.0 +0.0 28.8-- 3.93--
09021430    S 2.1-----1018.0- 28.8-- 4.00--
09021400    S 2.1-----1018.0 +0.7 28.6-- 3.88--
09021330    SE 1.0-----1018.0- 29.5-- 3.93--
09021300   - 0.0-----1018.3 +1.4 30.1-- 3.89--
09021230   NNE 0.5-----1018.3- 28.2-- 3.87--
09021200   ENE 1.5-----1018.0 +1.0 26.6-- 3.86--
09021130    E 0.5-----1017.6- 26.6-- 3.84--
09021100    E 1.0-----1017.3 +1.0 26.7-- 3.85--
09021030    E 1.0-----1016.9- 26.7-- 3.88--
09021000    E 1.5-----1016.9 +0.7 26.8-- 3.87--
09020930    E 1.5-----1016.9- 26.9-- 3.87--
09020900   ENE 1.0-----1016.9 +0.3 26.6-- 3.85--
09020830   ESE 2.1-----1016.6- 26.9-- 3.84--
09020800   ESE 2.1-----1016.3 -0.7 27.1-- 3.81--
09020730    SE 3.1-----1016.3- 27.3-- 3.79--
09020700    SE 3.1-----1016.3 -1.0 27.3-- 3.76--
09020630    SE 4.1-----1016.3- 27.3-- 3.76--
09020600    SE 3.6-----1016.6 -1.4 27.4-- 3.74--
09020530    SE 3.1-----1016.9- 27.8-- 3.73--
09020500    SE 3.6-----1016.9 -0.7 27.9-- 3.72--
09020430    SE 3.1-----1017.3- 27.9-- 3.74--
09020400    SE 3.1-----1017.3 +0.0 28.1-- 3.73--
09020330    SE 2.6-----1018.0- 28.2-- 3.75--
09020300    SE 2.6-----1018.0 +1.4 28.4-- 3.75--
09020230   ESE 2.1-----1018.0- 28.2-- 3.75--
09020200   ESE 3.1-----1017.6 +1.7 28.7-- 3.76--
09020130    SE 2.6-----1017.6- 28.8-- 3.79--
09020100    SE 3.1-----1017.3 +1.7 29.3-- 3.80--
09020030    SE 3.6-----1016.9- 29.6-- 3.76--
09020000   SSE 4.6-----1016.6 +0.7 30.0-- 3.78--
09012330    S 6.2-----1016.3- 30.5-- 3.71--
09012300    S 7.2-----1015.9 -0.7 30.5-- 3.72--
09012230    S 7.2-----1015.9- 30.5-- 3.68--
09012200    S 7.2-----1015.6 -2.0 30.3-- 3.64--

Ocean Conditions at MHPA1 as of
2200 GMT on 09/02/2014:

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): 1.1 m
5-day plot - Ocean TemperatureOcean Temperature (OTMP):31.45 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL): 4.37 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT)Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT): 78.2%
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 5.63 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
09022130 1.131.57- 4.2879.20 5.69----
09022100 1.131.80- 4.3481.70 5.85----
09022030 1.130.96- 4.2575.40 5.48----
09022000 1.131.68- 4.1885.90 6.16----
09021930 1.132.18- 3.87107.20 7.64----
09021900 1.232.42- 3.85107.80 7.66----
09021830 1.232.28- 3.86106.70 7.60----
09021800 1.231.03- 4.1667.70 4.91----
09021730 1.230.76- 4.2451.80 3.78----
09021700 1.230.48- 4.2650.30 3.68----
09021630 1.230.40- 4.2844.20 3.24----
09021600 1.330.40- 4.1354.90 4.03----
09021530 1.330.63- 3.9562.90 4.60----
09021500 1.330.53- 3.9372.00 5.28----
09021430 1.430.51- 4.0063.00 4.62----
09021400 1.430.41- 3.8871.80 5.28----
09021330 1.430.40- 3.9365.60 4.82----
09021300 1.530.36- 3.8969.40 5.11----
09021230 1.530.37- 3.8775.90 5.58----
09021200 1.530.37- 3.8676.30 5.61----
09021130 1.630.37- 3.8478.50 5.77----
09021100 1.630.39- 3.8577.50 5.70----
09021030 1.630.45- 3.8878.80 5.79----
09021000 1.630.49- 3.8781.90 6.01----
09020930 1.630.53- 3.8783.80 6.14----
09020900 1.630.54- 3.8585.70 6.28----
09020830 1.630.56- 3.8490.00 6.60----
09020800 1.530.59- 3.8187.80 6.44----
09020730 1.530.64- 3.7989.20 6.53----
09020700 1.530.66- 3.7687.40 6.40----
09020630 1.430.71- 3.7693.80 6.87----
09020600 1.430.76- 3.7490.70 6.63----
09020530 1.430.81- 3.7390.00 6.57----
09020500 1.430.86- 3.7290.60 6.61----
09020430 1.430.92- 3.7494.60 6.90----
09020400 1.430.96- 3.7394.50 6.89----
09020330 1.431.09- 3.7592.00 6.69----
09020300 1.431.19- 3.7592.00 6.68----
09020230 1.331.24- 3.7594.00 6.82----
09020200 1.331.24- 3.7697.80 7.09----
09020130 1.331.21- 3.79105.80 7.67----
09020100 1.331.25- 3.80109.40 7.93----
09020030 1.331.36- 3.76109.20 7.90----
09020000 1.331.27- 3.78113.70 8.24----
09012330 1.331.48- 3.71118.40 8.56----
09012300 1.231.56- 3.72112.90 8.15----
09012230 1.231.60- 3.68116.60 8.41----
09012200 1.231.65- 3.64119.70 8.63----

Solar Radiation Conditions at MHPA1 as of
2200 GMT on 09/02/2014:
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): 32.0watts/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
09022130 31.0--
09022100 59.0--
09022030 130.0--
09022000 277.0--
09021930 236.0--
09021900 925.0--
09021830 971.0--
09021800 942.0--
09021730 594.0--
09021700 901.0--
09021630 863.0--
09021600 815.0--
09021530 790.0--
09021500 686.0--
09021430 609.0--
09021400 48.0--
09021330 389.0--
09021300 284.0--
09021230 179.0--
09021200 29.0--
09021130 3.0--
09021100 0.0--
09021030 0.0--
09021000 0.0--
09020930 0.0--
09020900 0.0--
09020830 0.0--
09020800 0.0--
09020730 0.0--
09020700 0.0--
09020630 0.0--
09020600 0.0--
09020530 0.0--
09020500 0.0--
09020430 0.0--
09020400 0.0--
09020330 0.0--
09020300 0.0--
09020230 0.0--
09020200 0.0--
09020130 0.0--
09020100 0.0--
09020030 0.0--
09020000 17.0--
09012330 109.0--
09012300 158.0--
09012230 321.0--
09012200 348.0--

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.