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

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

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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
0000 GMT on 04/24/2014:
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): WSW ( 240 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 2.1 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1012.2 mb
5-day plot - Pressure Tendency Pressure Tendency (PTDY): -0.7 mb ( Falling )
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 21.9 °C
5-day plot - Salinity Salinity (SAL): 29.81 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
04232330    SW 1.5-----1012.2- 22.8-- 29.76--
04232300   SSW 2.1-----1012.9 -0.3 23.1-- 29.76--
04232230    S 4.1-----1012.2- 23.4-- 30.06--
04232200    S 3.1-----1012.9 -1.4 23.1-- 28.64--
04232130    S 3.1-----1012.2- 23.6-- 29.58--
04232100    SW 2.6-----1012.9 -1.0 22.5-- 29.07--
04232030    S 3.1-----1013.5- 23.4-- 29.23--
04232000    S 3.6-----1013.2 -1.7 23.2-- 29.88--
04231930    S 4.1-----1013.5- 23.3-- 29.99--
04231900    S 4.6-----1014.2 -0.7 23.0-- 30.02--
04231830    S 3.1-----1014.6- 22.9-- 30.36--
04231800   SSE 3.1-----1013.9 -1.0 23.4-- 30.44--
04231730    S 3.1-----1014.6- 23.5-- 30.29--
04231700   SSE 3.1-----1014.9 +0.3 23.9-- 30.89--
04231630    E 2.1-----1014.9- 23.6-- 31.02--
04231600    E 3.1-----1014.9 +0.3 22.7-- 31.23--
04231530    E 2.1-----1014.6- 22.5-- 31.47--
04231500   NNE 2.1-----1014.9 +0.0 22.0-- 30.50--
04231430   NNE 2.6-----1015.2- 20.8-- 30.52--
04231400   NNE 2.6-----1014.6 +1.0 20.0-- 29.32--
04231330    N 2.1-----1014.6- 19.1-- 26.12--
04231300   NNE 2.1-----1014.6 +2.0 18.5-- 21.44--
04231230    N 1.5-----1014.6- 18.0-- 14.71--
04231200   WNW 1.5-----1014.9 +2.7 17.9-- 12.10--
04231130    NW 1.5-----1013.9- 17.9-- 11.28--
04231100    NW 1.5-----1013.5 +1.4 18.1-- 13.53--
04231030    N 2.1-----1013.2- 18.3-- 15.33--
04231000    NW 2.1-----1012.5 -0.3 18.4-- 17.69--
04230930    NW 1.5-----1013.2- 18.6-- 19.64--
04230900    NW 1.5-----1012.2 -0.3 18.7-- 17.67--
04230830    NW 1.5-----1012.9- 19.0-- 17.56--
04230800   WNW 1.5-----1012.2 -0.3 19.1-- 15.42--
04230730    NW 2.6-----1012.2- 19.3-- 14.84--
04230700   WNW 2.6-----1012.9 -0.3 19.6-- 15.39--
04230630    W 2.1-----1012.2- 19.7-- 19.21--
04230600    W 3.1-----1012.5 +0.0 19.8-- 17.09--
04230530    W 3.1-----1013.2- 19.7-- 17.21--
04230500    W 2.6-----1012.5 -0.3 19.8-- 17.54--
04230430    W 2.1-----1012.9- 19.7-- 19.01--
04230400    W 2.1-----1013.2 +1.4 19.8-- 19.15--
04230330    W 2.1-----1012.5- 19.9-- 19.37--
04230300    W 2.6-----1012.5 +1.4 19.9-- 29.28--
04230230   WSW 3.1-----1012.9- 20.3-- 29.52--
04230200    SW 2.1-----1012.9 +1.0 20.2-- 29.58--
04230130    SW 3.1-----1012.5- 20.4-- 29.12--
04230100    SW 2.1-----1011.9 +0.3 20.6-- 30.18--
04230030    SW 2.6-----1011.5- 20.7-- 31.71--
04230000    SW 3.6-----1011.2 -1.0 20.6-- 31.63--

Ocean Conditions at PPTA1 as of
0000 GMT on 04/24/2014:

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): 1.3 m
5-day plot - Ocean TemperatureOcean Temperature (OTMP):21.04 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):29.81 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT)Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT): 96.2%
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 7.19 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
04232330 1.321.11-29.7699.30 7.43----
04232300 1.321.10-29.76100.60 7.52----
04232230 1.320.99-30.06101.40 7.58----
04232200 1.321.61-28.64101.60 7.58----
04232130 1.321.13-29.58100.70 7.53----
04232100 1.321.00-29.0799.40 7.47----
04232030 1.320.77-29.2399.70 7.53----
04232000 1.320.42-29.8898.10 7.42----
04231930 1.220.15-29.99100.20 7.61----
04231900 1.220.09-30.0298.70 7.51----
04231830 1.219.75-30.3697.10 7.42----
04231800 1.219.72-30.4499.60 7.60----
04231730 1.219.60-30.2998.10 7.52----
04231700 1.219.35-30.8995.40 7.32----
04231630 1.219.29-31.0294.60 7.26----
04231600 1.219.15-31.2393.90 7.21----
04231530 1.219.20-31.4792.60 7.10----
04231500 1.219.26-30.5089.70 6.91----
04231430 1.219.23-30.5288.50 6.82----
04231400 1.219.51-29.3287.60 6.77----
04231330 1.220.31-26.1276.30 5.91----
04231300 1.220.56-21.4483.10 6.59----
04231230 1.220.73-14.7187.60 7.20----
04231200 1.220.75-12.1087.70 7.32----
04231130 1.220.85-11.2885.80 7.18----
04231100 1.220.83-13.5388.70 7.33----
04231030 1.220.81-15.3386.40 7.07----
04231000 1.220.82-17.6986.50 6.98----
04230930 1.220.81-19.6485.30 6.80----
04230900 1.220.87-17.6787.40 7.04----
04230830 1.220.88-17.5688.30 7.12----
04230800 1.220.91-15.4289.60 7.31----
04230730 1.220.97-14.8492.30 7.55----
04230700 1.220.96-15.3994.30 7.69----
04230630 1.220.81-19.2191.60 7.32----
04230600 1.220.96-17.0994.40 7.62----
04230530 1.220.95-17.2194.90 7.66----
04230500 1.220.88-17.5495.30 7.68----
04230430 1.220.87-19.0195.50 7.64----
04230400 1.220.96-19.1597.10 7.74----
04230330 1.220.89-19.3799.20 7.91----
04230300 1.220.38-29.2895.90 7.29----
04230230 1.220.31-29.5294.20 7.15----
04230200 1.220.27-29.5894.00 7.14----
04230130 1.220.46-29.1293.30 7.09----
04230100 1.320.42-30.1893.60 7.07----
04230030 1.219.98-31.7191.60 6.91----
04230000 1.319.98-31.6393.80 7.08----

Solar Radiation Conditions at PPTA1 as of
0000 GMT on 04/24/2014:
Unit of Measure:    Time Zone:   

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5-day plot - Short Wave Radiation 1Short Wave Radiation 1 (SRAD1): 34.0watts/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
04232330 129.0--
04232300 228.0--
04232230 336.0--
04232200 437.0--
04232130 546.0--
04232100 636.0--
04232030 722.0--
04232000 796.0--
04231930 858.0--
04231900 885.0--
04231830 927.0--
04231800 948.0--
04231730 949.0--
04231700 954.0--
04231630 893.0--
04231600 847.0--
04231530 784.0--
04231500 747.0--
04231430 615.0--
04231400 512.0--
04231330 401.0--
04231300 300.0--
04231230 194.0--
04231200 83.0--
04231130 18.0--
04231100 0.0--
04231030 0.0--
04231000 0.0--
04230930 0.0--
04230900 0.0--
04230830 0.0--
04230800 0.0--
04230730 0.0--
04230700 0.0--
04230630 0.0--
04230600 0.0--
04230530 0.0--
04230500 0.0--
04230430 0.0--
04230400 0.0--
04230330 0.0--
04230300 0.0--
04230230 0.0--
04230200 0.0--
04230130 0.0--
04230100 0.0--
04230030 1.0--
04230000 22.0--

Description of Measurements

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

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