PhOG, School of Marine Science, University of Maine
Physical Oceanography Group
School of Marine Sciences
University of Maine

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Mooring F0130 : Penobscot Bay


Latitude: 44° 3.29´N
Longitude: 68° 59.78´W
Location Description: Between Owls Head and Vinalhaven
Deployed: Jan 24 2018
Coast Guard Light List Letter: F
Coast Guard Light List Number 4052
Water Depth: 110 meters (361 feet)
Watch Circle Radius: 75 meters (246 feet)
Last Cell Phone Transmission: Apr 20, 03 PM EDT
Last GOES Transmission: Apr 20, 02 PM EDT
Latest Event:
Jan 24, 12 PM EST
deployed by R/V Connecticut


Specialized Plots:
Temperature, Salinity, Density:

Text Reports: Surface, Ocean, Currents OR Data Download (All data for this location)

Sensor Information (this deployment only)


Latest Conditions:

Click on the graph icons below to see time series plots of the listed variables. The latest conditions are in local time but all plots are in GMT(Summer EDT is 4 hours behind GMT; Winter EST is 5 hours behind GMT; Atlantic AST is always 4 hours behind GMT).

We follow the convention that depth is measure positive "down". That's why parameters like wind speed have negative depths attached to them! The latest eastward and northward subsurface currents are displayed at a subset of available depths; no plots are presently available for current velocity vectors below 2m. Click here for additional Information.

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Significant Wave Height (0m)0.4 meters (1.5 ft)Apr 20 3:00 PM
Dominant Wave Period (0m)2.7 seconds Apr 20 3:00 PM
Significant Wave Height (test) (0m)0.5 meters (1.7 ft)Apr 20 3:00 PM
Maximum Wave Height (test) (0m)0.8 meters (2.7 ft)Apr 20 3:00 PM
Dominant Wave Period (test) (0m)8.3 seconds Apr 20 3:00 PM
Mean Wave Direction (test) (0m)108.9 degrees Apr 20 3:00 PM
Air Temperature (-3m)6.9 C (44.5 F)Apr 20 3:00 PM
Visibility (-3m)2998.2 meters Apr 20 3:00 PM
Barometric Pressure (-3m)1013.1 millibars Apr 20 3:00 PM
Wind Direction (-4m)NWApr 20 3:00 PM
Wind 2 Direction [Primary] (-4m)NNWApr 20 3:00 PM
Wind Speed (-4m)5.2 m/s (12 mph, 10 kts)Apr 20 3:00 PM
Wind 2 Speed [Primary] (-4m)5.5 m/s (12 mph, 11 kts)Apr 20 3:00 PM
Wind Gust (-4m)6.8 m/s (15 mph, 13 kts)Apr 20 3:00 PM
Wind 2 Gust [Primary] (-4m)7.1 m/s (16 mph, 14 kts)Apr 20 3:00 PM
Water Temperature (1m)5.2 C (41.3 F) Apr 20 3:00 PM
Water Temperature (2m)4.9 C (40.9 F) Apr 20 3:00 PM
Water Temperature (20m)Sensor FailureApr 20 2:00 PM
Water Temperature (50m)4.5 C (40.2 F) Apr 20 3:00 PM
Salinity (1m)28.5 psu Apr 20 3:00 PM
Salinity (20m)Sensor FailureApr 20 2:00 PM
Salinity (50m)31.5 psu Apr 20 3:00 PM
Pressure (50m)48.4 decibars Apr 20 3:00 PM
Sigma-T (1m)22.5 kg/m^3 Apr 20 3:00 PM
Sigma-T (20m)Sensor FailureApr 20 2:00 PM
Sigma-T (50m)24.9 kg/m^3 Apr 20 3:00 PM
Current Direction (2m)SouthApr 20 3:00 PM
Current Speed (2m)35.8 cm/s (0.70 kts)Apr 20 3:00 PM
East Current Velocity (2m)-4.8 cm/s (-0.09 kts)Apr 20 3:00 PM
East Current Velocity (10m)3.2 cm/s (0.06 kts)Apr 20 3:00 PM
East Current Velocity (14m)3.3 cm/s (0.06 kts)Apr 20 3:00 PM
East Current Velocity (18m)1.1 cm/s (0.02 kts)Apr 20 3:00 PM
East Current Velocity (22m)0.4 cm/s (0.01 kts)Apr 20 3:00 PM
East Current Velocity (50m)-2.3 cm/s (-0.05 kts)Apr 20 3:00 PM
North Current Velocity (2m)-35.5 cm/s (-0.69 kts)Apr 20 3:00 PM
North Current Velocity (10m)9.3 cm/s (0.18 kts)Apr 20 3:00 PM
North Current Velocity (14m)13.0 cm/s (0.25 kts)Apr 20 3:00 PM
North Current Velocity (18m)13.1 cm/s (0.26 kts)Apr 20 3:00 PM
North Current Velocity (22m)16.9 cm/s (0.33 kts)Apr 20 3:00 PM
North Current Velocity (50m)18.2 cm/s (0.35 kts)Apr 20 3:00 PM


Measured Ocean Currents and Wind Stress

Hourly averaged wind stress at 4 m and currents (rotated to true north) at 2 m (current meter) and from 10 m to a maximum of 126 m (Doppler).
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Wind and Residual Ocean Currents

Measured winds and currents which are low-pass filtered to remove tidal currents. Winds at 4 m above sea surface, surface currents at a depth of 2 m, and doppler currents at 4 meter bins from 10 meters to a maximum of 126 meters.
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