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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
1730 GMT on 09/19/2014:
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): ENE ( 70 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 3.6 m/s
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 1015.9 mb
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 27.9 °C
5-day plot - Salinity Salinity (SAL): 31.50 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
09191700   ENE 3.6-----1015.6 +0.7 27.7-- 31.24--
09191630   ENE 2.6-----1015.6- 26.7-- 31.96--
09191600   ENE 1.5-----1015.6 +1.0 26.7-- 32.60--
09191530    NE 1.5-----1015.2- 25.5-- 32.56--
09191500   ENE 1.5-----1015.6 +0.7 25.7-- 32.75--
09191430    E 3.1-----1015.6- 25.1-- 32.62--
09191400   ESE 4.6-----1014.9 +1.0 24.9-- 32.74--
09191330   ESE 4.6-----1015.6- 25.3-- 32.63--
09191300    S 2.6-----1014.6 +0.7 25.2-- 32.73--
09191230    S 3.1-----1014.2- 25.0-- 32.78--
09191200   SSW 1.5-----1014.9 +1.4 24.0-- 32.73--
09191130    W 1.5-----1014.2- 23.5-- 32.64--
09191100   SSW 0.5-----1013.9 +0.3 23.4-- 32.68--
09191030   ESE 3.6-----1013.9- 23.3-- 32.74--
09191000    W 1.5-----1013.9 +0.7 23.7-- 32.57--
09190930    W 1.5-----1013.2- 23.9-- 32.63--
09190900    N 3.1-----1013.5 -0.3 24.1-- 32.55--
09190830    NW 2.6-----1012.9- 24.2-- 32.47--
09190800    N 2.1-----1013.5 -0.3 24.3-- 32.43--
09190730    N 1.5-----1013.5- 24.4-- 32.40--
09190700    N 2.6-----1013.2 -1.0 24.6-- 31.96--
09190630   NNW 1.5-----1013.5- 25.2-- 30.73--
09190600    NE 1.5-----1013.9 -0.3 25.6-- 32.24--
09190530    NE 2.6-----1013.9- 25.6-- 32.01--
09190500    N 1.5-----1013.9 +0.0 25.6-- 32.02--
09190430    N 1.0-----1013.9- 25.9-- 31.57--
09190400   NNE 2.1-----1014.2 +1.0 25.6-- 30.77--
09190330   NNE 2.6-----1014.2- 25.5-- 30.83--
09190300   NNE 2.1-----1014.2 +0.7 25.8-- 27.90--
09190230    N 1.5-----1014.2- 26.3-- 26.69--
09190200   NNE 1.5-----1013.9 +1.4 26.4-- 26.85--
09190130   NNE 1.0-----1013.5- 26.3-- 24.44--
09190100    NE 1.5-----1013.2 +0.7 26.3-- 26.13--
09190030   NNW 1.5-----1013.2- 26.1-- 23.60--
09190000    NW 1.5-----1013.5 +1.4 26.8-- 22.65--
09182330   NNW 2.1-----1012.9- 27.4-- 23.81--
09182300   NNW 1.5-----1012.5 -0.7 28.2-- 21.78--
09182230    S 1.0-----1012.2- 29.3-- 21.99--
09182200    S 1.5-----1012.5 -0.3 29.6-- 22.35--
09182130   SSE 1.0-----1012.2- 29.4-- 22.80--
09182100    SE 1.0-----1012.2 -1.7 29.6-- 22.69--
09182030    SE 1.5-----1012.9- 29.6-- 22.92--
09182000    S 2.6-----1013.2 -1.4 29.6-- 23.10--
09181930   SSE 3.1-----1013.2- 29.2-- 25.22--
09181900    SE 2.6-----1012.9 -2.0 29.2-- 23.84--
09181830    SE 2.6-----1013.2- 29.4-- 25.14--
09181800    SE 2.6-----1013.9 -0.3 29.5-- 24.26--

Ocean Conditions at PPTA1 as of
1730 GMT on 09/19/2014:

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): 1.4 m
5-day plot - Ocean TemperatureOcean Temperature (OTMP):30.09 °C
5-day plot - SalinitySalinity (SAL):31.50 psu
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT)Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT): 92.5%
5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM)Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM): 5.87 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
09191700 1.429.87-31.2489.90 5.74----
09191630 1.429.97-31.9687.80 5.57----
09191600 1.430.10-32.6090.10 5.69----
09191530 1.430.23-32.5679.10 4.98----
09191500 1.430.11-32.7586.80 5.47----
09191430 1.430.20-32.6281.40 5.13----
09191400 1.530.13-32.7484.50 5.32----
09191330 1.530.26-32.6377.50 4.87----
09191300 1.430.21-32.7375.50 4.75----
09191230 1.530.22-32.7877.70 4.89----
09191200 1.530.30-32.7375.00 4.72----
09191130 1.430.30-32.6475.30 4.73----
09191100 1.430.34-32.6879.20 4.98----
09191030 1.430.34-32.7480.00 5.02----
09191000 1.430.38-32.5779.80 5.01----
09190930 1.430.40-32.6378.40 4.92----
09190900 1.430.41-32.5581.50 5.12----
09190830 1.430.41-32.4781.20 5.10----
09190800 1.430.42-32.4382.10 5.16----
09190730 1.430.44-32.4081.50 5.12----
09190700 1.430.45-31.9680.30 5.06----
09190630 1.330.45-30.7384.50 5.36----
09190600 1.330.47-32.2485.80 5.39----
09190530 1.330.48-32.0178.20 4.92----
09190500 1.330.48-32.0284.50 5.31----
09190430 1.330.51-31.5786.30 5.44----
09190400 1.330.54-30.7789.70 5.68----
09190330 1.330.53-30.8389.70 5.68----
09190300 1.330.96-27.9085.30 5.45----
09190230 1.330.78-26.6990.50 5.84----
09190200 1.330.77-26.8593.00 5.99----
09190130 1.330.41-24.4498.30 6.46----
09190100 1.330.61-26.1388.60 5.74----
09190030 1.230.23-23.6099.10 6.56----
09190000 1.330.34-22.6594.80 6.29----
09182330 1.330.61-23.8199.70 6.54----
09182300 1.330.29-21.78106.50 7.11----
09182230 1.330.36-21.99106.30 7.08----
09182200 1.330.35-22.35103.40 6.88----
09182130 1.330.44-22.80104.70 6.93----
09182100 1.330.42-22.69104.10 6.90----
09182030 1.330.37-22.92105.10 6.96----
09182000 1.330.35-23.10103.60 6.86----
09181930 1.330.39-25.22100.20 6.55----
09181900 1.330.37-23.84100.00 6.59----
09181830 1.330.46-25.14102.00 6.66----
09181800 1.330.37-24.2699.40 6.54----

Solar Radiation Conditions at PPTA1 as of
1730 GMT on 09/19/2014:
Unit of Measure:    Time Zone:   

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5-day plot - Short Wave Radiation 1Short Wave Radiation 1 (SRAD1): 916.0watts/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
09191700 661.0--
09191630 311.0--
09191600 397.0--
09191530 184.0--
09191500 136.0--
09191430 190.0--
09191400 111.0--
09191330 45.0--
09191300 29.0--
09191230 16.0--
09191200 5.0--
09191130 0.0--
09191100 0.0--
09191030 0.0--
09191000 0.0--
09190930 0.0--
09190900 0.0--
09190830 0.0--
09190800 0.0--
09190730 0.0--
09190700 0.0--
09190630 0.0--
09190600 0.0--
09190530 0.0--
09190500 0.0--
09190430 0.0--
09190400 0.0--
09190330 0.0--
09190300 0.0--
09190230 0.0--
09190200 0.0--
09190130 0.0--
09190100 0.0--
09190030 0.0--
09190000 0.0--
09182330 7.0--
09182300 32.0--
09182230 95.0--
09182200 181.0--
09182130 151.0--
09182100 246.0--
09182030 299.0--
09182000 307.0--
09181930 287.0--
09181900 296.0--
09181830 412.0--
09181800 625.0--

Description of Measurements

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