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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)

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

Search And Rescue (SAR) Data

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Conditions at PPTA1 as of
1800 GMT on 03/04/2015:
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): SSE ( 150 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 2.6 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1017.6 mb
5-day plot - Pressure Tendency Pressure Tendency (PTDY): -0.7 mb ( Falling )
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 21.2 °C
5-day plot - Salinity Salinity (SAL): 28.52 psu
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
03041730   SSE 4.1-----1017.3- 20.8-- 27.81--
03041700   SSE 3.1-----1018.0 +0.0 20.5-- 25.72--
03041630    SE 3.1-----1018.3- 19.9-- 23.68--
03041600    SE 3.6-----1018.3 +1.0 19.0-- 24.05--
03041530    SE 3.1-----1019.0- 18.4-- 23.48--
03041500    SE 2.6-----1018.3 +1.0 18.2-- 25.28--
03041430    SE 2.1-----1018.0- 17.5-- 22.46--
03041400    SE 2.1-----1018.0 +0.3 17.7-- 22.90--
03041330    SE 2.6-----1018.3- 18.0-- 23.76--
03041300    SE 2.1-----1017.3 +0.7 17.0-- 30.60--
03041230   SSE 1.5-----1017.6- 16.5-- 25.08--
03041200   SSE 1.5-----1017.3 +0.3 16.5-- 25.09--
03041130    SE 1.5-----1016.6- 16.4-- 26.48--
03041100   ESE 3.1-----1017.6 -0.3 16.9-- 26.56--
03041030    SE 2.1-----1016.9- 16.4-- 28.80--
03041000    SE 2.6-----1016.6 -1.0 16.3-- 28.60--
03040930    SE 2.1-----1017.3- 16.4-- 28.47--
03040900    SE 2.1-----1016.9 -1.4 16.4-- 29.04--
03040830    SE 2.1-----1017.3- 16.9-- 30.23--
03040800    SE 1.0-----1018.0 -0.7 16.9-- 30.13--
03040730   ESE 0.5-----1017.6- 16.7-- 28.99--
03040700   SSE 1.0-----1017.6 -1.0 16.4-- 28.86--
03040630   SSE 1.5-----1018.0- 16.3-- 31.65--
03040600    SE 2.1-----1018.3 -0.7 16.4-- 31.71--
03040530    SE 2.6-----1018.0- 16.6-- 31.68--
03040500    SE 2.6-----1018.6 -0.7 16.7-- 31.72--
03040430    SE 2.6-----1019.3- 16.4-- 31.72--
03040400    SE 3.1-----1018.6 +0.0 16.6-- 31.74--
03040330   ESE 3.6-----1019.3- 16.7-- 31.69--
03040300   ESE 4.1-----1019.0 +0.3 16.9-- 31.53--
03040230   ESE 2.6-----1018.6- 16.6-- 31.61--
03040200   ESE 3.1-----1019.3 +0.3 16.9-- 31.59--
03040130   ESE 3.1-----1018.3- 16.8-- 31.60--
03040100   ESE 2.6-----1018.6 -0.3 17.0-- 31.56--
03040030   ESE 3.1-----1018.6- 17.1-- 31.51--
03040000   ESE 3.6-----1018.6 -1.7 17.3-- 31.50--
03032330   ESE 3.6-----1018.6- 18.2-- 31.39--
03032300   ESE 3.1-----1019.0 -1.4 18.6-- 31.44--
03032230   ESE 3.1-----1018.6- 18.9-- 31.44--
03032200   ESE 2.6-----1019.0 -2.4 19.4-- 31.21--
03032130    SE 2.6-----1020.0- 18.9-- 31.15--
03032100    SE 2.6-----1020.3 -1.7 19.4-- 31.30--
03032030   ESE 3.6-----1020.0- 19.4-- 30.00--
03032000   ESE 3.6-----1020.3 -2.7 18.7-- 31.03--
03031930   ESE 3.6-----1020.6- 18.9-- 30.28--
03031900   ESE 3.1-----1021.3 -1.7 18.2-- 30.47--
03031830   ESE 2.6-----1021.7- 18.0-- 30.07--
03031800   ESE 2.6-----1022.0 -1.4 17.5-- 27.51--

Ocean Conditions at PPTA1 as of
1800 GMT on 03/04/2015:

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):15.43 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):28.52 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT)Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT):106.3%
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 8.92 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
03041730 1.115.44-27.81105.90 8.92----
03041700 1.115.59-25.72106.50 9.07----
03041630 1.115.56-23.6898.30 8.47----
03041600 1.115.36-24.0596.30 8.32----
03041530 1.115.38-23.4895.30 8.26----
03041500 1.115.27-25.2893.30 8.02----
03041430 1.115.40-22.4698.40 8.58----
03041400 1.115.20-22.9097.90 8.54----
03041330 1.115.13-23.7696.90 8.43----
03041300 1.114.93-30.6086.10 7.21----
03041230 1.115.05-25.0895.20 8.23----
03041200 1.115.11-25.0996.60 8.34----
03041130 1.115.09-26.4894.10 8.05----
03041100 1.115.07-26.5695.40 8.16----
03041030 1.115.10-28.8093.20 7.86----
03041000 1.115.12-28.6093.40 7.89----
03040930 1.115.15-28.4794.20 7.96----
03040900 1.115.10-29.0493.40 7.86----
03040830 1.114.99-30.2394.30 7.90----
03040800 1.114.99-30.1392.90 7.79----
03040730 1.114.91-28.9995.10 8.04----
03040700 1.214.81-28.8696.70 8.20----
03040630 1.214.90-31.6591.00 7.58----
03040600 1.214.99-31.7192.80 7.70----
03040530 1.214.91-31.6891.80 7.64----
03040500 1.214.95-31.7291.50 7.60----
03040430 1.214.95-31.7289.60 7.45----
03040400 1.214.96-31.7492.30 7.67----
03040330 1.214.90-31.6991.00 7.57----
03040300 1.214.81-31.5392.00 7.68----
03040230 1.214.80-31.6193.80 7.82----
03040200 1.214.81-31.5992.10 7.68----
03040130 1.214.72-31.6092.20 7.70----
03040100 1.214.65-31.5693.60 7.83----
03040030 1.214.56-31.5195.30 7.99----
03040000 1.214.56-31.5096.00 8.05----
03032330 1.214.54-31.3996.30 8.08----
03032300 1.114.51-31.4497.40 8.18----
03032230 1.114.50-31.4498.50 8.27----
03032200 1.114.46-31.2198.10 8.26----
03032130 1.114.36-31.1598.10 8.28----
03032100 1.114.37-31.3099.50 8.39----
03032030 1.114.45-30.0099.70 8.46----
03032000 1.114.28-31.0397.00 8.20----
03031930 1.014.32-30.2897.50 8.28----
03031900 1.014.33-30.4794.40 8.00----
03031830 1.014.29-30.0790.80 7.73----
03031800 1.014.31-27.5196.10 8.30----

Solar Radiation Conditions at PPTA1 as of
1800 GMT on 03/04/2015:
Unit of Measure:    Time Zone:   

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5-day plot - Short Wave Radiation 1Short Wave Radiation 1 (SRAD1): 833.0watts/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
03041730 782.0--
03041700 756.0--
03041630 712.0--
03041600 650.0--
03041530 591.0--
03041500 620.0--
03041430 168.0--
03041400 261.0--
03041330 194.0--
03041300 115.0--
03041230 21.0--
03041200 0.0--
03041130 0.0--
03041100 0.0--
03041030 0.0--
03041000 0.0--
03040930 0.0--
03040900 0.0--
03040830 0.0--
03040800 0.0--
03040730 0.0--
03040700 0.0--
03040630 0.0--
03040600 0.0--
03040530 0.0--
03040500 0.0--
03040430 0.0--
03040400 0.0--
03040330 0.0--
03040300 0.0--
03040230 0.0--
03040200 0.0--
03040130 0.0--
03040100 0.0--
03040030 0.0--
03040000 2.0--
03032330 34.0--
03032300 122.0--
03032230 222.0--
03032200 320.0--
03032130 418.0--
03032100 506.0--
03032030 586.0--
03032000 492.0--
03031930 701.0--
03031900 441.0--
03031830 464.0--
03031800 471.0--

Description of Measurements

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

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