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NERACOOS A01 - Massachusetts Bay
Current time: 2:46 AM EDT
Last update: 9/18 2:30 AM EDT
Owned/Operated by:
UMaine
Dr. Neal Pettigrew University of Maine
Last update 9/18 2:30 AM EDT
Wind speed 9 knots (10 mph, 17 kph)
Wind direction N (9°) True
Wind gust 11 knots (12 mph, 20 kph)
Wave height 1.6 ft (0.5 m)
Dominant wave period 8.0 sec
Air temperature 64 ° F (17.9 ° C)
Visibility 1.6 nm (1.9 miles, 3.0 km)
Atmospheric pressure 1019.23 mb
Water temperature (1m)n/a
Water temperature (10m)65 ° F (18.1 ° C)
Water temperature (20m)56 ° F (13.4 ° C)
Water temperature (50m)49 ° F (9.6 ° C)
Water temperature (51m)49 ° F (9.5 ° C)
Current direction (2m)SSW (198°) True
Current direction (10m)E (98°) True
Current direction (14m)E (99°) True
Current direction (18m)ENE (61°) True
Current direction (22m)ENE (72°) True
Current direction (26m)NE (52°) True
Current direction (30m)NE (53°) True
Current direction (34m)NE (53°) True
Current direction (38m)NE (53°) True
Current direction (42m)NE (49°) True
Current direction (46m)ENE (62°) True
Current direction (50m)ENE (68°) True
Current direction (54m)ENE (78°) True
Current direction (58m)E (82°) True
Current speed (2m)0.2 kts (12.6 cm/sec)
Current speed (10m)0.2 kts (8.5 cm/sec)
Current speed (14m)0.1 kts (7.0 cm/sec)
Current speed (18m)0.1 kts (6.5 cm/sec)
Current speed (22m)0.1 kts (6.5 cm/sec)
Current speed (26m)0.2 kts (7.8 cm/sec)
Current speed (30m)0.2 kts (9.8 cm/sec)
Current speed (34m)0.2 kts (12.8 cm/sec)
Current speed (38m)0.2 kts (10.9 cm/sec)
Current speed (42m)0.2 kts (11.2 cm/sec)
Current speed (46m)0.2 kts (9.0 cm/sec)
Current speed (50m)0.2 kts (7.8 cm/sec)
Current speed (54m)0.1 kts (5.5 cm/sec)
Current speed (58m)0.1 kts (5.0 cm/sec)
Salinity (1m)n/a
Salinity (10m)31.37 psu
Salinity (20m)32.13 psu
Salinity (50m)32.57 psu
Density (1m)n/a
Density (10m)22.46 kg/m3
Density (20m)24.09 kg/m3
Density (50m)25.12 kg/m3
Turbidity (3m)0.3 ntu
Chlorophyll concentration (3m)4.23mg chl/m3
Dissolved oxygen (50m)3.25 ml/l
Dissolved oxygen (51m)4.71 ml/l
Oxygen saturation (50m)6.48 ml/l
Oxygen saturation (51m)6.48 ml/l
Percent oxygen saturation (50m)50.17%
Percent oxygen saturation (51m)72.67%