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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
0130 GMT on 12/03/2016:
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): NE ( 40 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 4.1 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1022.7 mb
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 16.1 °C
5-day plot - Salinity Salinity (SAL): 33.58 psu
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 10 meters (WSPD10M): 4 m/s
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 20 meters (WSPD20M): 5 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
12030100    NE 3.6-----1023.0 +0.3 16.2-- 33.60--
12030030    NE 3.1-----1023.4- 16.1-- 33.38--
12030000   NNE 3.1-----1023.0 +1.4 15.7-- 33.35--
12022330   NNE 2.6-----1023.0- 16.3-- 32.82--
12022300   NNE 3.1-----1022.7 +0.7 16.8-- 33.00--
12022230   NNE 2.6-----1023.0- 17.2-- 33.14--
12022200   ENE 3.1-----1022.7 +0.0 17.9-- 31.98--
12022130    NE 3.6-----1022.0- 17.8-- 31.26--
12022100   ENE 5.1-----1021.7 -1.4 17.9-- 30.62--
12022030   ENE 5.1-----1022.0- 18.0-- 28.46--
12022000    NE 5.1-----1022.0 -1.4 17.8-- 28.69--
12021930   ENE 5.1-----1022.4- 17.5-- 27.99--
12021900    NE 5.1-----1022.7 -1.7 17.2-- 28.29--
12021830    NE 4.6-----1023.0- 17.1-- 28.31--
12021800   NNE 5.1-----1023.0 -1.0 16.2-- 28.38--
12021730   ENE 5.1-----1023.0- 15.7-- 28.36--
12021700   ENE 6.2-----1023.4 +0.3 15.6-- 28.60--
12021630   ENE 6.7-----1024.0- 15.1-- 28.61--
12021600   ENE 6.2-----1024.4 +0.7 14.6-- 28.98--
12021530    NE 6.2-----1024.0- 13.9-- 28.95--
12021500    NE 6.7-----1024.0 +1.0 13.1-- 29.02--
12021430    NE 7.2-----1024.4- 12.6-- 29.31--
12021400    NE 6.2-----1023.0 +0.3 12.6-- 29.41--
12021330    NE 5.7-----1023.7- 11.6-- 30.05--
12021300    NE 6.2-----1023.7 +1.7 11.1-- 30.27--
12021230   ENE 6.2-----1023.4- 11.2-- 30.65--
12021200    NE 4.1-----1023.0 +1.7 10.8-- 31.15--
12021130    NE 4.1-----1023.0- 10.4-- 31.52--
12021100    NE 4.1-----1022.7 +2.0 9.8-- 31.76--
12021030    NE 4.1-----1022.4- 10.2-- 32.15--
12021000   NNE 3.6-----1022.0 +1.4 10.1-- 32.63--
12020930    NE 4.1-----1021.3- 10.3-- 32.46--
12020900   NNE 3.6-----1021.3- 10.6-- 32.52--
12020830   NNE 3.6-----1021.0- 10.9-- 32.49--
12020800   NNE 3.6-----1020.6 +0.3 10.7-- 32.37--
12020730   NNE 4.6-----1020.6- 11.1-- 32.80--
12020700   NNE 4.1-----1020.6 +0.0 10.9-- 32.95--
12020630   NNE 4.1-----1020.6- 11.4-- 32.95--
12020530   NNE 3.6-----1020.6- 11.4-- 33.48--
12020500    N 4.1-----1020.3 +0.7 11.4-- 33.49--
12020430    N 3.6-----1020.0- 11.7-- 33.48--
12020400    N 3.1-----1020.6 +1.0 12.2-- 33.46--
12020330    N 2.6-----1020.3- 12.4-- 33.43--
12020300   NNE 3.1-----1019.6 +0.7 13.2-- 33.43--
12020230   NNE 3.1-----1020.3- 13.4-- 33.51--
12020200   NNE 3.1-----1019.6 +1.4 13.9-- 33.42--

Ocean Conditions at PPTA1 as of
0200 GMT on 12/03/2016:

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):19.24 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):33.53 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT)Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT): 84.1%
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 6.36 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
12030130 1.219.28-33.5885.40 6.46----
12030100 1.219.28-33.6083.70 6.32----
12030030 1.219.21-33.3882.90 6.28----
12030000 1.219.19-33.3584.20 6.39----
12022330 1.219.15-32.8285.70 6.52----
12022300 1.219.13-33.0085.80 6.52----
12022230 1.119.15-33.1487.40 6.64----
12022200 1.218.80-31.9890.60 6.98----
12022130 1.118.56-31.2695.20 7.39----
12022100 1.118.24-30.62101.80 7.98----
12022030 1.117.81-28.4698.50 7.90----
12022000 1.117.91-28.69100.30 8.01----
12021930 1.117.77-27.9998.80 7.95----
12021900 1.117.77-28.2996.60 7.76----
12021830 1.117.74-28.3198.20 7.88----
12021800 1.117.71-28.3894.80 7.62----
12021730 1.117.67-28.3696.70 7.78----
12021700 1.117.62-28.6095.60 7.68----
12021630 1.117.59-28.6195.50 7.68----
12021600 1.117.59-28.9894.40 7.58----
12021530 1.117.57-28.9593.00 7.46----
12021500 1.117.60-29.0291.90 7.36----
12021430 1.117.68-29.3191.60 7.32----
12021400 1.117.64-29.4191.20 7.29----
12021330 1.117.58-30.0590.00 7.18----
12021300 1.117.68-30.2788.80 7.06----
12021230 1.117.72-30.6587.40 6.92----
12021200 1.117.89-31.1587.40 6.88----
12021130 1.117.99-31.5286.60 6.79----
12021100 1.118.05-31.7687.00 6.81----
12021030 1.118.36-32.1584.20 6.53----
12021000 1.218.68-32.6381.70 6.28----
12020930 1.218.58-32.4684.30 6.50----
12020900 1.218.58-32.5283.20 6.41----
12020830 1.218.62-32.4984.30 6.49----
12020800 1.318.57-32.3782.60 6.37----
12020730 1.318.66-32.8084.30 6.47----
12020700 1.319.24-32.9582.60 6.27----
12020630 1.319.22-32.9583.90 6.37----
12020530 1.419.32-33.4878.90 5.96----
12020500 1.419.40-33.4979.30 5.99----
12020430 1.419.44-33.4878.80 5.94----
12020400 1.419.48-33.4675.60 5.70----
12020330 1.419.53-33.4377.90 5.86----
12020300 1.419.55-33.4378.70 5.92----
12020230 1.419.61-33.5180.90 6.08----
12020200 1.419.79-33.4282.50 6.18----

Solar Radiation Conditions at PPTA1 as of
0200 GMT on 12/03/2016:
Unit of Measure:    Time Zone:   

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5-day plot - Short Wave Radiation 1Short Wave Radiation 1 (SRAD1): 0.0watts/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
12030130 0.0--
12030100 0.0--
12030030 0.0--
12030000 0.0--
12022330 0.0--
12022300 0.0--
12022230 15.0--
12022200 81.0--
12022130 105.0--
12022100 214.0--
12022030 423.0--
12022000 267.0--
12021930 275.0--
12021900 565.0--
12021830 505.0--
12021800 838.0--
12021730 771.0--
12021700 750.0--
12021630 714.0--
12021600 665.0--
12021530 597.0--
12021500 515.0--
12021430 405.0--
12021400 342.0--
12021330 235.0--
12021300 106.0--
12021230 4.0--
12021200 0.0--
12021130 0.0--
12021100 0.0--
12021030 0.0--
12021000 0.0--
12020930 0.0--
12020900 0.0--
12020830 0.0--
12020800 0.0--
12020730 0.0--
12020700 0.0--
12020630 0.0--
12020530 0.0--
12020500 0.0--
12020430 0.0--
12020400 0.0--
12020330 0.0--
12020300 0.0--
12020230 0.0--
12020200 0.0--

Description of Measurements

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