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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
1130 GMT on 07/31/2014:
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): N ( 360 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 2.1 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1016.6 mb
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 20.2 °C
5-day plot - Salinity Salinity (SAL): 0.34 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
07311100    N 2.1-----1016.6 +0.7 20.4-- 0.33--
07311030    N 1.0-----1016.3- 20.7-- 0.34--
07311000    N 1.5-----1015.9 -0.3 20.9-- 0.33--
07310930    N 1.0-----1015.6- 21.1-- 0.33--
07310900   NNE 1.0-----1015.9 -0.3 21.1-- 0.33--
07310830    N 1.0-----1015.9- 21.4-- 0.33--
07310800    N 1.5-----1015.9 -0.7 21.4-- 0.32--
07310730    N 2.1-----1016.3- 21.4-- 0.32--
07310700    N 1.5-----1016.3 -0.7 21.9-- 0.32--
07310630    N 1.0-----1016.3- 22.4-- 0.32--
07310600   NNE 1.0-----1016.3 -0.7 22.4-- 0.32--
07310530   NNE 1.0-----1016.6- 22.6-- 0.33--
07310500    N 1.0-----1016.6 +0.0 23.0-- 0.33--
07310430    N 1.0-----1016.9- 23.3-- 0.33--
07310400   - 0.0-----1016.9 +1.0 23.6-- 0.33--
07310330   - 0.0-----1016.6- 23.9-- 0.34--
07310300    N 1.0-----1016.9 +1.4 24.3-- 0.34--
07310230   NNW 1.0-----1016.6- 24.6-- 0.34--
07310200   NNE 1.0-----1016.6 +1.4 25.2-- 0.34--
07310130   NNE 1.0-----1015.9- 25.6-- 0.34--
07310100    N 1.0-----1015.9 +0.7 26.2-- 0.34--
07310030    N 2.1-----1015.6- 26.9-- 0.34--
07310000   NNW 2.6-----1015.6 +0.3 27.7-- 0.34--
07302330   NNW 2.6-----1015.2- 28.3-- 0.34--
07302300    N 2.6-----1015.2 -0.7 28.6-- 0.32--
07302230   NNW 3.1-----1014.9- 28.7-- 0.33--
07302200    N 2.6-----1015.2 -1.4 29.1-- 0.34--
07302130    N 3.6-----1015.2- 28.6-- 0.34--
07302100    N 2.6-----1015.2 -1.4 28.8-- 0.34--
07302030    N 2.6-----1015.6- 28.5-- 0.34--
07302000    N 3.1-----1015.9 -1.4 28.1-- 0.31--
07301930    N 3.1-----1016.3- 28.1-- 0.31--
07301900   NNW 3.1-----1016.6 -1.0 27.5-- 0.29--
07301830   NNW 3.1-----1016.3- 27.4-- 0.28--
07301800   NNW 3.1-----1016.6 -1.0 27.1-- 0.34--
07301730   NNW 2.1-----1016.6- 26.8-- 0.35--
07301700    N 2.6-----1017.3 -0.3 26.6-- 0.36--
07301630   NNW 2.1-----1017.3- 26.4-- 0.36--
07301600    N 2.1-----1017.6 -0.3 25.9-- 0.36--
07301530   NNE 2.1-----1018.0- 25.6-- 0.36--
07301500    N 2.1-----1017.6 -0.3 25.2-- 0.36--
07301430   NNE 2.1-----1018.0- 24.5-- 0.35--
07301400   NNE 1.5-----1017.6 +0.0 23.8-- 0.35--
07301330    N 2.1-----1018.0- 22.4-- 0.35--
07301300    N 2.6-----1018.0 +0.7 21.6-- 0.35--
07301230   NNW 2.1-----1018.0- 20.2-- 0.35--
07301200   NNW 2.6-----1018.0 +1.0 19.4-- 0.35--

Ocean Conditions at MHPA1 as of
1130 GMT on 07/31/2014:

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):28.16 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL): 0.34 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT)Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT): 51.4%
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 4.01 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
07311100 1.128.22- 0.3351.70 4.03----
07311030 1.128.27- 0.3454.40 4.23----
07311000 1.028.35- 0.3352.40 4.07----
07310930 1.028.40- 0.3353.70 4.17----
07310900 1.028.51- 0.3358.50 4.53----
07310830 1.028.57- 0.3362.50 4.83----
07310800 0.928.65- 0.3265.80 5.08----
07310730 0.928.74- 0.3266.90 5.16----
07310700 0.928.84- 0.3266.30 5.11----
07310630 0.928.97- 0.3267.50 5.18----
07310600 0.829.07- 0.3269.80 5.35----
07310530 0.829.16- 0.3373.30 5.61----
07310500 0.829.24- 0.3375.60 5.78----
07310430 0.829.31- 0.3378.00 5.96----
07310400 0.829.40- 0.3377.50 5.91----
07310330 0.829.46- 0.3477.10 5.87----
07310300 0.829.52- 0.3480.70 6.14----
07310230 0.829.60- 0.3483.10 6.32----
07310200 0.829.67- 0.3483.70 6.35----
07310130 0.929.74- 0.3483.60 6.33----
07310100 0.929.73- 0.3485.30 6.47----
07310030 0.929.65- 0.3480.10 6.08----
07310000 1.029.67- 0.3475.30 5.71----
07302330 1.029.71- 0.3476.60 5.81----
07302300 1.029.28- 0.3272.60 5.55----
07302230 1.029.73- 0.3379.90 6.06----
07302200 1.129.80- 0.3476.60 5.80----
07302130 1.129.41- 0.3474.10 5.65----
07302100 1.129.38- 0.3474.50 5.68----
07302030 1.129.71- 0.3479.50 6.03----
07302000 1.129.39- 0.3176.30 5.82----
07301930 1.128.81- 0.3174.10 5.71----
07301900 1.128.60- 0.2967.60 5.23----
07301830 1.128.47- 0.2863.70 4.94----
07301800 1.128.49- 0.3460.50 4.69----
07301730 1.128.65- 0.3563.40 4.89----
07301700 1.128.68- 0.3660.00 4.63----
07301630 1.028.61- 0.3662.30 4.81----
07301600 1.028.38- 0.3655.40 4.30----
07301530 1.028.50- 0.3653.50 4.14----
07301500 0.928.56- 0.3658.50 4.52----
07301430 0.928.68- 0.3558.30 4.50----
07301400 0.928.67- 0.3554.70 4.22----
07301330 0.828.64- 0.3554.80 4.23----
07301300 0.828.64- 0.3550.80 3.93----
07301230 0.828.68- 0.3550.40 3.89----
07301200 0.828.74- 0.3549.50 3.82----

Solar Radiation Conditions at MHPA1 as of
1130 GMT on 07/31/2014:
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): 28.0watts/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
07311100 1.0--
07311030 0.0--
07311000 0.0--
07310930 0.0--
07310900 0.0--
07310830 0.0--
07310800 0.0--
07310730 0.0--
07310700 0.0--
07310630 0.0--
07310600 0.0--
07310530 0.0--
07310500 0.0--
07310430 0.0--
07310400 0.0--
07310330 0.0--
07310300 0.0--
07310230 0.0--
07310200 0.0--
07310130 0.0--
07310100 1.0--
07310030 21.0--
07310000 89.0--
07302330 195.0--
07302300 293.0--
07302230 401.0--
07302200 513.0--
07302130 587.0--
07302100 691.0--
07302030 797.0--
07302000 865.0--
07301930 912.0--
07301900 942.0--
07301830 971.0--
07301800 983.0--
07301730 987.0--
07301700 975.0--
07301630 942.0--
07301600 890.0--
07301530 818.0--
07301500 748.0--
07301430 656.0--
07301400 306.0--
07301330 484.0--
07301300 345.0--
07301230 182.0--
07301200 109.0--

Description of Measurements

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

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