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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)

Site elevation: sea level
Anemometer height: 10 m above site elevation

Search And Rescue (SAR) Data

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Conditions at MHPA1 as of
0800 GMT on 11/29/2014:
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): E ( 100 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 1.5 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1025.1 mb
5-day plot - Pressure Tendency Pressure Tendency (PTDY): -0.3 mb ( Falling )
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 9.2 °C
5-day plot - Salinity Salinity (SAL): 1.78 psu
5-day plot - Wind Chill Wind Chill (CHILL): 8.7 °C
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
11290730   ESE 1.5-----1025.1- 7.5-- 1.75--
11290700   - 0.0-----1025.4 -0.7 7.5-- 1.73--
11290630   - 0.0-----1025.1- 8.1-- 1.74--
11290600    E 1.0-----1025.4 -1.0 8.9-- 1.54--
11290530    E 1.5-----1025.1- 8.8-- 1.66--
11290500   ESE 2.1-----1025.4 -1.4 8.9-- 1.67--
11290430    E 1.5-----1025.7- 8.8-- 1.64--
11290400    E 1.5-----1026.1 -0.7 8.9-- 1.63--
11290330   ESE 2.1-----1026.1- 8.8-- 1.66--
11290300    E 1.5-----1026.4 +0.0 8.8-- 1.68--
11290230   ESE 1.5-----1026.8- 9.1-- 1.66--
11290200   ESE 2.1-----1026.8 +0.7 9.4-- 1.62--
11290130   ESE 2.1-----1026.8- 9.6-- 1.49--
11290100   ESE 2.1-----1026.8 +0.7 9.7-- 1.59--
11290030   ESE 2.1-----1026.8- 10.4-- 1.62--
11290000    E 1.0-----1026.4 +0.0 11.0-- 1.66--
11282330   ESE 1.0-----1026.4- 11.8-- 1.68--
11282300    SE 1.0-----1026.1 -0.7 12.7-- 1.64--
11282230   WSW 1.0-----1026.1- 14.5-- 1.64--
11282200    SW 1.0-----1026.1 -1.7 14.3-- 1.64--
11282130   WSW 1.5-----1026.4- 14.0-- 1.60--
11282100   WSW 2.6-----1026.4 -2.4 13.5-- 1.60--
11282030    SW 3.6-----1026.8- 12.8-- 1.59--
11282000    SW 2.6-----1026.8 -3.7 12.5-- 1.61--
11281930    W 3.6-----1027.4- 12.1-- 1.66--
11281900    W 3.6-----1027.8 -3.7 11.7-- 1.66--
11281830   WSW 3.1-----1028.4- 10.6-- 1.65--
11281800    SW 3.6-----1028.8 -3.0 9.4-- 1.68--
11281730   SSE 1.5-----1029.8- 9.5-- 1.65--
11281700    NW 2.1-----1030.5 -1.0 9.3-- 1.66--
11281630    N 1.5-----1031.2- 8.8-- 1.64--
11281600    N 2.6-----1031.5 +0.3 8.3-- 1.63--
11281530    N 2.1-----1031.5- 7.4-- 1.66--
11281500    N 2.6-----1031.8 +1.0 6.3-- 1.63--
11281430    N 2.1-----1031.5- 5.2-- 1.65--
11281400    N 2.1-----1031.5 +1.0 4.1-- 1.65--
11281330    N 2.1-----1031.2- 3.5-- 1.65--
11281300    N 1.0-----1031.2 +0.7 3.1-- 1.65--
11281230    N 1.5-----1031.2- 2.5-- 1.63--
11281200    N 1.0-----1030.8 +0.0 2.5-- 1.67--
11281130   NNE 1.5-----1030.5- 2.5-- 1.73--
11281100   NNE 2.1-----1030.5 -0.3 2.5-- 1.71--
11281030   NNE 2.1-----1030.5- 3.2-- 1.72--
11281000    N 2.6-----1030.5- 2.9-- 1.73--
11280930    N 2.6-----1030.5- 2.8-- 1.73--
11280900    N 2.6-----1030.8 +0.0 3.2-- 1.76--
11280830    N 2.1-----1030.8- 3.6-- 1.75--
11280800   NNE 2.1-----1030.8 -0.3 3.8-- 1.75--

Ocean Conditions at MHPA1 as of
0830 GMT on 11/29/2014:

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):13.08 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL): 1.77 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT)Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT): 99.6%
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM):10.36 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
11290800 1.113.13- 1.7899.9010.39----
11290730 1.113.15- 1.75103.8010.78----
11290700 1.113.22- 1.73101.8010.56----
11290630 1.113.30- 1.74101.9010.55----
11290600 1.113.28- 1.54105.9010.99----
11290530 1.113.40- 1.66111.7011.55----
11290500 1.113.17- 1.67123.9012.87----
11290430 1.113.32- 1.64120.4012.48----
11290400 1.013.19- 1.63121.4012.61----
11290330 1.013.39- 1.66119.6012.36----
11290300 1.013.51- 1.68103.2010.63----
11290230 1.013.23- 1.6699.8010.35----
11290200 1.013.16- 1.6296.10 9.99----
11290130 1.013.03- 1.4993.80 9.79----
11290100 1.013.12- 1.5995.10 9.90----
11290030 0.913.14- 1.6298.1010.21----
11290000 0.913.12- 1.66100.4010.45----
11282330 0.813.14- 1.68100.3010.43----
11282300 0.813.12- 1.64100.6010.47----
11282230 0.813.14- 1.64101.4010.55----
11282200 0.713.10- 1.64100.3010.43----
11282130 0.713.17- 1.60101.9010.59----
11282100 0.712.99- 1.60100.4010.48----
11282030 0.713.10- 1.59100.8010.49----
11282000 0.713.14- 1.61100.5010.45----
11281930 0.713.11- 1.6698.0010.20----
11281900 0.712.77- 1.6696.2010.09----
11281830 0.712.68- 1.6596.1010.10----
11281800 0.712.50- 1.6893.00 9.81----
11281730 0.712.04- 1.6592.50 9.86----
11281700 0.711.85- 1.6692.90 9.95----
11281630 0.711.89- 1.6490.50 9.68----
11281600 0.711.82- 1.6390.60 9.71----
11281530 0.711.79- 1.6688.70 9.51----
11281500 0.711.92- 1.6391.00 9.72----
11281430 0.811.85- 1.6588.40 9.46----
11281400 0.811.79- 1.6585.80 9.19----
11281330 0.811.83- 1.6581.80 8.76----
11281300 0.811.83- 1.6586.90 9.31----
11281230 0.811.85- 1.6385.70 9.17----
11281200 0.811.90- 1.6788.70 9.48----
11281130 0.811.93- 1.7389.90 9.60----
11281100 0.811.94- 1.7190.80 9.69----
11281030 0.812.05- 1.7291.60 9.75----
11281000 0.812.13- 1.7391.90 9.77----
11280930 0.812.21- 1.7391.80 9.75----
11280900 0.812.24- 1.7691.70 9.72----
11280830 0.812.38- 1.7592.60 9.79----
11280800 0.812.46- 1.7593.00 9.82----

Solar Radiation Conditions at MHPA1 as of
0830 GMT on 11/29/2014:
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): 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
11290800 0.0--
11290730 0.0--
11290700 0.0--
11290630 0.0--
11290600 0.0--
11290530 0.0--
11290500 0.0--
11290430 0.0--
11290400 0.0--
11290330 0.0--
11290300 0.0--
11290230 0.0--
11290200 0.0--
11290130 0.0--
11290100 0.0--
11290030 0.0--
11290000 0.0--
11282330 0.0--
11282300 2.0--
11282230 33.0--
11282200 136.0--
11282130 226.0--
11282100 319.0--
11282030 406.0--
11282000 484.0--
11281930 550.0--
11281900 604.0--
11281830 642.0--
11281800 665.0--
11281730 671.0--
11281700 660.0--
11281630 633.0--
11281600 591.0--
11281530 535.0--
11281500 464.0--
11281430 380.0--
11281400 289.0--
11281330 191.0--
11281300 89.0--
11281230 6.0--
11281200 0.0--
11281130 0.0--
11281100 0.0--
11281030 0.0--
11281000 0.0--
11280930 0.0--
11280900 0.0--
11280830 0.0--
11280800 0.0--

Description of Measurements

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

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