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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
0800 GMT on 05/29/2015:
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): ESE ( 110 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 3.6 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1018.0 mb
5-day plot - Pressure Tendency Pressure Tendency (PTDY): -2.0 mb ( Falling )
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 25.3 °C
5-day plot - Salinity Salinity (SAL): 30.27 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
05290730    E 3.1-----1018.0- 25.1-- 30.23--
05290700    E 3.1-----1018.0 -2.0 25.1-- 30.47--
05290630   ESE 4.1-----1019.0- 25.2-- 28.55--
05290600   ESE 3.1-----1019.0 -1.7 25.4-- 25.80--
05290530   ESE 3.6-----1019.0- 25.4-- 23.20--
05290500    E 2.6-----1020.0 +0.0 25.5-- 21.92--
05290430   ESE 3.6-----1020.3- 25.1-- 20.95--
05290400    SE 4.6-----1020.0 +0.7 25.4-- 21.10--
05290330    SE 3.6-----1020.0- 25.4-- 21.92--
05290300   ESE 5.1-----1020.6 +1.0 25.1-- 21.15--
05290230   ESE 4.1-----1020.3- 25.4-- 21.42--
05290200   ESE 3.6-----1020.0 +0.3 25.8-- 18.18--
05290130    E 2.6-----1019.0- 26.0-- 19.38--
05290100    E 1.5-----1019.3 +0.0 26.0-- 19.12--
05290030    E 1.5-----1019.6- 26.2-- 19.39--
05290000   ENE 1.0-----1019.6 +0.3 26.3-- 18.91--
05282330    SE 1.0-----1019.6- 25.8-- 18.53--
05282300   SSE 1.0-----1019.6 -0.3 25.9-- 19.30--
05282230    S 1.5-----1019.3- 26.3-- 19.50--
05282200    S 1.5-----1019.3 -1.0 26.8-- 19.23--
05282130    S 1.0-----1019.3- 26.9-- 20.74--
05282100    S 1.5-----1019.3 -1.7 26.4-- 20.31--
05282030   SSE 3.1-----1019.3- 25.1-- 20.64--
05282000    S 1.5-----1020.0 -1.0 24.4-- 20.88--
05281930    W 2.1-----1020.0- 23.3-- 22.32--
05281900   WNW 2.1-----1020.3 -0.7 22.9-- 22.93--
05281830    W 4.6-----1021.0- 23.6-- 23.19--
05281800    SE 4.6-----1021.0 -0.3 26.1-- 22.66--
05281730    SE 5.1-----1021.0- 26.1-- 24.09--
05281700   ESE 5.7-----1021.0 -0.3 26.0-- 23.32--
05281630   SSE 4.6-----1020.6- 24.6-- 24.11--
05281600   -------1021.0 +0.3 26.6-- 23.22--
05281530   -------1020.3- 27.2-- 23.06--
05281500   -------1021.3 +0.7 26.9-- 29.87--
05281430   -------1020.6- 26.4-- 30.61--
05281400   -------1021.3 +1.7 27.0-- 30.33--
05281330   -------1020.6- 26.7-- 30.64--
05281300   -------1020.6 +1.0 26.5-- 30.46--
05281230   -------1020.6- 26.4-- 30.59--
05281200   -------1020.6 +1.7 26.3-- 30.42--
05281130   -------1020.3- 26.0-- 30.21--
05281100   -------1019.6 +1.0 25.9-- 30.21--
05281030   -------1019.3- 25.9-- 30.25--
05281000   -------1019.6 +0.3 25.9-- 29.95--
05280930   -------1019.6- 25.7-- 30.16--
05280900   -------1019.0 -0.7 25.6-- 29.08--
05280830   -------1018.3- 25.9-- 28.42--
05280800   -------1018.6 -1.7 26.0-- 23.24--

Ocean Conditions at PPTA1 as of
0800 GMT on 05/29/2015:

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): 1.3 m
5-day plot - Ocean TemperatureOcean Temperature (OTMP):27.02 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):30.27 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT)Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT): 78.6%
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 5.28 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
05290730 1.327.08-30.2375.40 5.07----
05290700 1.327.05-30.4778.40 5.26----
05290630 1.327.21-28.5577.00 5.21----
05290600 1.227.53-25.8077.60 5.30----
05290530 1.227.86-23.2079.60 5.49----
05290500 1.227.74-21.9282.50 5.74----
05290430 1.227.69-20.9589.00 6.23----
05290400 1.227.71-21.1085.80 6.00----
05290330 1.227.75-21.9285.20 5.93----
05290300 1.227.71-21.1591.20 6.38----
05290230 1.227.72-21.4287.20 6.09----
05290200 1.227.53-18.1896.20 6.86----
05290130 1.227.61-19.3893.90 6.64----
05290100 1.227.62-19.1293.90 6.65----
05290030 1.227.63-19.3997.00 6.86----
05290000 1.227.64-18.91101.80 7.22----
05282330 1.227.59-18.53101.80 7.24----
05282300 1.227.61-19.30100.50 7.12----
05282230 1.227.60-19.50100.90 7.13----
05282200 1.227.57-19.23100.60 7.13----
05282130 1.227.54-20.7498.90 6.96----
05282100 1.227.41-20.3197.70 6.90----
05282030 1.227.39-20.6499.70 7.03----
05282000 1.327.32-20.8898.20 6.92----
05281930 1.327.40-22.3294.90 6.63----
05281900 1.327.40-22.9394.10 6.55----
05281830 1.327.54-23.1993.80 6.51----
05281800 1.327.43-22.6695.50 6.65----
05281730 1.327.65-24.0991.70 6.31----
05281700 1.427.65-23.3292.10 6.37----
05281630 1.427.68-24.1196.20 6.62----
05281600 1.427.69-23.2297.50 6.74----
05281530 1.427.63-23.0695.00 6.58----
05281500 1.427.32-29.8789.40 5.99----
05281430 1.427.18-30.6191.40 6.11----
05281400 1.427.17-30.3387.80 5.89----
05281330 1.427.12-30.6490.00 6.02----
05281300 1.427.14-30.4688.70 5.94----
05281230 1.427.10-30.5989.80 6.02----
05281200 1.427.11-30.4288.50 5.93----
05281130 1.427.11-30.2188.40 5.94----
05281100 1.427.20-30.2184.70 5.68----
05281030 1.427.21-30.2586.90 5.82----
05281000 1.427.28-29.9583.20 5.58----
05280930 1.427.25-30.1689.00 5.96----
05280900 1.327.37-29.0884.80 5.70----
05280830 1.327.46-28.4286.30 5.82----
05280800 1.327.89-23.2485.50 5.89----

Solar Radiation Conditions at PPTA1 as of
0800 GMT on 05/29/2015:
Unit of Measure:    Time Zone:   

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5-day plot - Short Wave Radiation 1Short Wave Radiation 1 (SRAD1): 11.0watts/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
05290730 11.0--
05290700 11.0--
05290630 11.0--
05290600 11.0--
05290530 11.0--
05290500 11.0--
05290430 11.0--
05290400 11.0--
05290330 11.0--
05290300 11.0--
05290230 11.0--
05290200 11.0--
05290130 11.0--
05290100 12.0--
05290030 24.0--
05290000 55.0--
05282330 80.0--
05282300 133.0--
05282230 123.0--
05282200 501.0--
05282130 570.0--
05282100 545.0--
05282030 379.0--
05282000 207.0--
05281930 139.0--
05281900 167.0--
05281830 51.0--
05281800 128.0--
05281730 77.0--
05281700 84.0--
05281630 63.0--
05281600 164.0--
05281530 393.0--
05281500 588.0--
05281430 528.0--
05281400 402.0--
05281330 280.0--
05281300 215.0--
05281230 174.0--
05281200 153.0--
05281130 71.0--
05281100 18.0--
05281030 10.0--
05281000 10.0--
05280930 10.0--
05280900 9.0--
05280830 9.0--
05280800 9.0--

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