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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 09/30/2014:
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): NE ( 40 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 1.5 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1010.8 mb
5-day plot - Pressure Tendency Pressure Tendency (PTDY): +0.0 mb ( Steady )
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 27.0 °C
5-day plot - Salinity Salinity (SAL): 7.37 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): 2 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
09302230    N 1.5-----1010.5- 27.5-- 7.40--
09302200    NE 2.1-----1010.8 -0.7 26.8-- 7.44--
09302130    NE 1.0-----1010.5- 27.0-- 7.41--
09302100   NNE 1.5-----1010.5 -2.0 27.1-- 7.37--
09302030   NNE 2.1-----1010.8- 26.9-- 7.34--
09302000   ENE 1.0-----1010.8 -2.0 26.4-- 7.35--
09301930   NNE 1.5-----1011.2- 26.4-- 7.34--
09301900   NNE 2.1-----1011.5 -1.7 26.1-- 7.33--
09301830   NNW 2.1-----1011.9- 25.6-- 7.35--
09301800   NNE 2.1-----1012.5 -0.7 25.4-- 7.37--
09301730   NNE 2.1-----1012.9- 25.3-- 7.31--
09301700    N 2.1-----1012.9 -0.3 25.0-- 7.26--
09301630   NNE 1.5-----1012.9- 24.8-- 7.29--
09301600    NE 1.5-----1013.2 +0.0 24.2-- 7.20--
09301530    NE 1.5-----1013.2- 24.1-- 7.05--
09301500    NE 2.1-----1013.2 +0.3 23.6-- 6.90--
09301430    NE 2.1-----1013.2- 23.2-- 6.85--
09301400    NE 2.1-----1013.2 +1.0 22.3-- 6.93--
09301330   ENE 2.1-----1013.2- 21.3-- 7.00--
09301300    NE 2.6-----1013.2 +1.4 21.0-- 6.96--
09301230    NE 2.1-----1013.2- 21.1-- 6.97--
09301200   ENE 1.5-----1012.9 +1.4 21.3-- 6.94--
09301130   NNE 1.5-----1012.5- 21.5-- 6.73--
09301100   NNE 1.5-----1012.2 +1.0 21.6-- 6.85--
09301030    NE 1.5-----1011.9- 21.8-- 6.65--
09301000    NE 1.0-----1011.9 +0.7 22.0-- 6.62--
09300930    N 1.0-----1011.5- 22.1-- 6.63--
09300900    N 1.0-----1011.5- 22.4-- 6.63--
09300830    N 1.0-----1011.2- 22.5-- 6.61--
09300800   NNE 1.0-----1011.2- 22.6-- 6.64--
09300730   NNE 1.0-----1011.2- 22.8-- 6.67--
09300700    NE 1.5-----1011.2- 23.0-- 6.64--
09300630    N 1.0-----1011.2- 23.2-- 6.66--

Ocean Conditions at MHPA1 as of
2330 GMT on 09/30/2014:

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):27.03 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL): 7.42 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT)Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT): 64.1%
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 4.90 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
09302300 1.127.09- 7.3768.40 5.23----
09302230 1.127.03- 7.4064.60 4.94----
09302200 1.026.92- 7.4459.20 4.53----
09302130 1.026.94- 7.4159.80 4.58----
09302100 1.026.91- 7.3755.50 4.25----
09302030 1.026.89- 7.3455.30 4.24----
09302000 1.026.83- 7.3551.40 3.94----
09301930 1.026.84- 7.3456.10 4.30----
09301900 1.026.77- 7.3347.40 3.64----
09301830 1.026.69- 7.3543.00 3.30----
09301800 1.126.64- 7.3744.50 3.42----
09301730 1.126.58- 7.3140.60 3.13----
09301700 1.126.55- 7.2650.60 3.91----
09301630 1.126.48- 7.2952.90 4.08----
09301600 1.126.55- 7.2047.40 3.66----
09301530 1.226.53- 7.0549.10 3.79----
09301500 1.226.51- 6.9047.30 3.66----
09301430 1.226.51- 6.8543.70 3.38----
09301400 1.326.55- 6.9348.40 3.74----
09301330 1.326.59- 7.0049.20 3.80----
09301300 1.326.56- 6.9650.10 3.87----
09301230 1.426.67- 6.9748.60 3.74----
09301200 1.426.62- 6.9447.50 3.67----
09301130 1.426.52- 6.7355.60 4.30----
09301100 1.426.63- 6.8549.90 3.85----
09301030 1.426.54- 6.6562.40 4.83----
09301000 1.526.60- 6.6269.60 5.38----
09300930 1.526.63- 6.6369.50 5.37----
09300900 1.526.67- 6.6366.90 5.16----
09300830 1.526.69- 6.6176.70 5.92----
09300800 1.526.74- 6.6465.90 5.08----
09300730 1.526.80- 6.6764.50 4.97----
09300700 1.526.84- 6.6468.30 5.26----
09300630 1.526.83- 6.6667.00 5.16----

Solar Radiation Conditions at MHPA1 as of
2330 GMT on 09/30/2014:
Unit of Measure:    Time Zone:   

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5-day plot - Short Wave Radiation 1Short Wave Radiation 1 (SRAD1): 10.0watts/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
09302300 82.0--
09302230 210.0--
09302200 355.0--
09302130 191.0--
09302100 262.0--
09302030 454.0--
09302000 305.0--
09301930 350.0--
09301900 360.0--
09301830 395.0--
09301800 367.0--
09301730 296.0--
09301700 421.0--
09301630 318.0--
09301600 262.0--
09301530 221.0--
09301500 311.0--
09301430 235.0--
09301400 260.0--
09301330 68.0--
09301300 27.0--
09301230 19.0--
09301200 10.0--
09301130 1.0--
09301100 0.0--
09301030 0.0--
09301000 0.0--
09300930 0.0--
09300900 0.0--
09300830 0.0--
09300800 0.0--
09300730 0.0--
09300700 0.0--
09300630 0.0--

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