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Station PPTA1 - Perdido Pass, AL Image indicating link to RSS feed of recent meteorological observations for station PPTA1

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Station operated by Dauphin Island Sea Lab
Water Quality Station
30.279 N 87.556 W (30°16'44" N 87°33'21" W)

Site elevation: sea level
Air temp height: 5.42 m above site elevation
Anemometer height: 12.23 m above site elevation
Barometer elevation: 2.36 m above mean sea level
Sea temp depth: 1.3 m below MLLW

Search And Rescue (SAR) Data

Meteorological Observations from Nearby Stations and Ships Image indicating link to RSS feed of recent meteorological observations near station PPTA1


Conditions at PPTA1 as of
2230 GMT on 06/30/2016:
Unit of Measure:    Time Zone:   

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5-day plot - Wind Direction Wind Direction (WDIR): S ( 190 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 3.1 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1013.2 mb
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 29.1 °C
5-day plot - Salinity Salinity (SAL): 21.58 psu
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 10 meters (WSPD10M): 3 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 20 meters (WSPD20M): 4 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
06302200    S 3.1-----1013.2 -1.7 29.8-- 22.19--
06302130    S 3.1-----1013.5- 29.2-- 22.67--
06302100    S 3.1-----1013.9 -1.0 28.7-- 23.16--
06302030    S 2.6-----1013.9- 28.9-- 25.85--
06302000   SSE 3.1-----1013.9 -1.7 28.9-- 26.08--
06301930   SSE 4.1-----1014.2- 29.0-- 25.85--
06301900   SSE 3.6-----1014.9 -1.0 28.8-- 27.37--
06301830   ESE 2.1-----1014.9- 28.0-- 27.73--
06301800   ESE 2.6-----1014.9 -1.0 27.7-- 28.06--
06301730    E 2.6-----1014.6- 27.4-- 29.84--
06301700    E 2.1-----1015.6 +0.0 27.0-- 29.55--
06301630   ENE 1.5-----1015.2- 26.2-- 29.41--
06301600    NE 1.0-----1015.9 +0.7 25.9-- 28.87--
06301530    NE 1.5-----1015.9- 25.4-- 29.23--
06301500    NE 1.5-----1015.9 +1.7 24.7-- 30.88--
06301430    N 1.5-----1015.6- 24.7-- 30.81--
06301400    NE 1.0-----1015.6 +1.0 24.5-- 30.80--
06301330   NNW 1.0-----1015.6- 24.3-- 31.14--
06301300   SSW 2.1-----1015.2 +2.0 24.0-- 31.25--
06301230   WSW 3.1-----1015.2- 24.8-- 30.97--
06301200    SW 2.1-----1014.2 +0.7 25.5-- 31.47--
06301130    E 2.1-----1014.9- 26.4-- 31.37--
06301100   ENE 2.1-----1014.6 +1.4 26.0-- 31.35--
06301030   NNE 2.1-----1013.5- 25.7-- 31.23--
06301000   NNE 2.1-----1013.2 -0.3 26.0-- 31.36--
06300930    N 2.1-----1013.5- 25.9-- 31.20--
06300900    N 2.1-----1013.5- 26.0-- 31.16--
06300830   NNE 2.1-----1013.5- 25.7-- 31.20--
06300800   NNE 1.5-----1013.2- 25.7-- 31.08--
06300730    N 2.1-----1013.2- 25.5-- 31.17--
06300700    N 2.1-----1013.5- 25.9-- 31.00--
06300630   NNE 2.1-----1014.2- 26.3-- 30.99--
06292330    S 2.1-----1013.9- 29.4-- 21.87--
06292300   SSE 1.0-----1013.2 -0.7 29.4-- 22.60--

Ocean Conditions at PPTA1 as of
2230 GMT on 06/30/2016:

These oceanographic data are displayed in rounded times.

Unit of Measure:    Time Zone:   

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 Depth (DEPTH): 1.2 m
5-day plot - Ocean TemperatureOcean Temperature (OTMP):30.82 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):21.58 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT)Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT):108.4%
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 7.18 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
06302200 1.230.65-22.19106.00 7.02----
06302130 1.230.60-22.67105.60 6.98----
06302100 1.230.38-23.16102.50 6.78----
06302030 1.230.22-25.85101.60 6.64----
06302000 1.230.31-26.08100.80 6.57----
06301930 1.229.99-25.85100.70 6.60----
06301900 1.330.01-27.37102.50 6.67----
06301830 1.229.61-27.7398.40 6.43----
06301800 1.329.50-28.0693.70 6.12----
06301730 1.329.23-29.8485.70 5.57----
06301700 1.329.21-29.5589.90 5.85----
06301630 1.329.14-29.4188.70 5.79----
06301600 1.329.11-28.8788.60 5.80----
06301530 1.429.12-29.2390.40 5.91----
06301500 1.429.07-30.8878.70 5.10----
06301430 1.429.03-30.8177.10 5.00----
06301400 1.428.99-30.8076.30 4.95----
06301330 1.428.94-31.1482.60 5.35----
06301300 1.428.93-31.2576.50 4.96----
06301230 1.429.00-30.9782.00 5.31----
06301200 1.428.86-31.4780.30 5.20----
06301130 1.428.92-31.3779.70 5.16----
06301100 1.428.90-31.3580.60 5.22----
06301030 1.428.94-31.2381.30 5.26----
06301000 1.428.90-31.3681.20 5.26----
06300930 1.429.03-31.2079.20 5.13----
06300900 1.428.98-31.1678.80 5.11----
06300830 1.329.01-31.2079.50 5.14----
06300800 1.329.01-31.0882.80 5.36----
06300730 1.328.92-31.1777.90 5.05----
06300700 1.329.13-31.0087.20 5.64----
06300630 1.329.08-30.9986.50 5.60----
06292330 1.231.34-21.87101.10 6.63----
06292300 1.231.30-22.60103.20 6.75----

Solar Radiation Conditions at PPTA1 as of
2230 GMT on 06/30/2016:
Unit of Measure:    Time Zone:   

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5-day plot - Short Wave Radiation 1Short Wave Radiation 1 (SRAD1): 347.0watts/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
06302200 571.0--
06302130 518.0--
06302100 360.0--
06302030 556.0--
06302000 424.0--
06301930 993.0--
06301900 448.0--
06301830 573.0--
06301800 583.0--
06301730 461.0--
06301700 946.0--
06301630 395.0--
06301600 294.0--
06301530 208.0--
06301500 137.0--
06301430 94.0--
06301400 82.0--
06301330 96.0--
06301300 13.0--
06301230 2.0--
06301200 4.0--
06301130 12.0--
06301100 23.0--
06301030 0.0--
06301000 0.0--
06300930 0.0--
06300900 0.0--
06300830 0.0--
06300800 0.0--
06300730 0.0--
06300700 0.0--
06300630 0.0--
06292330 30.0--
06292300 62.0--

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