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

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Mooring A0127 : Massachusetts Bay (Recovered on Apr 16 2012)


Latitude: 42° 31.36´N
Longitude: 70° 33.92´W
Location Description: SE of Gloucester
Deployed: Oct 08 2011
Recovered: Apr 16 2012
Coast Guard Light List Letter: A
Coast Guard Light List Number 367
Water Depth: 65 meters (213 feet)
Watch Circle Radius: 45 meters (148 feet)
Last Cell Phone Transmission: Apr 16, 08 AM EDT
Last GOES Transmission: Apr 16, 06 AM EDT
Latest Event:
Apr 16, 08 AM EDT
Recovered by R/V Delaware II.



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

Sensor Information (this deployment only)


Latest Conditions:

Since A0127 has already been recovered, you may follow this link for a more current data display.

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.

Variable (measurement depth in meters) Last
Observation
Last
Update
(GMT)
Full
Deployment
Plot
Significant Wave Height (0m)0.4 meters (1.3 ft)2012 Apr 16 12:00 PM
Dominant Wave Period (0m)10.7 seconds 2012 Apr 16 12:00 PM
Significant Wave Height (test) (0m)0.3 meters (1.1 ft)2012 Apr 16 12:00 PM
Maximum Wave Height (test) (0m)0.5 meters (1.8 ft)2012 Apr 16 12:00 PM
Dominant Wave Period (test) (0m)9.1 seconds 2012 Apr 16 12:00 PM
Mean Wave Direction (test) (0m)114.1 degrees 2012 Apr 16 12:00 PM
Air Temperature (-3m)11.1 C (52.0 F)2012 Apr 16 12:00 PM
Visibility (-3m)3000.0 meters 2012 Apr 16 12:00 PM
Barometric Pressure (-3m)1013.7 millibars 2012 Apr 16 12:00 PM
Wind Direction [Primary] (-4m)South2012 Apr 16 12:00 PM
Wind 2 Direction (-4m)Sensor Failure2012 Apr 16 12:00 PM
Wind Speed [Primary] (-4m)2.4 m/s (5 mph, 5 kts)2012 Apr 16 12:00 PM
Wind 2 Speed (-4m)Sensor Failure2012 Apr 16 12:00 PM
Wind Gust [Primary] (-4m)2.7 m/s (6 mph, 5 kts)2012 Apr 16 12:00 PM
Wind 2 Gust (-4m)Sensor Failure2012 Apr 16 12:00 PM
Water Temperature (1m)7.8 C (46.0 F) 2012 Apr 16 12:36 PM
Water Temperature (2m)7.7 C (45.9 F) 2012 Apr 16 12:00 PM
Water Temperature (3m)7.8 C (46.1 F) 2012 Apr 16 10:00 AM
Water Temperature (20m)6.1 C (43.0 F) 2012 Apr 16 12:36 PM
Water Temperature (50m)6.2 C (43.2 F) 2012 Apr 16 12:00 PM
Water Temperature (51m)6.1 C (43.1 F) (opt)2012 Apr 16 12:00 PM
Salinity (1m)31.4 psu 2012 Apr 16 12:36 PM
Salinity (20m)32.4 psu 2012 Apr 16 12:36 PM
Salinity (50m)32.7 psu 2012 Apr 16 12:00 PM
Dissolved Oxygen (2m)Sensor Failure2012 Apr 16 12:00 PM
Dissolved Oxygen (50m)Sensor Failure2012 Apr 16 12:00 PM
Dissolved Oxygen (51m)7.1 ml/l (10.2 mg/l)2012 Apr 16 12:00 PM
Oxygen Saturation (50m)7.0 ml/l 2012 Apr 16 12:00 PM
Oxygen Saturation (51m)7.0 ml/l 2012 Apr 16 12:00 PM
Percent Oxygen Saturation (50m)Sensor Failure2012 Apr 16 12:00 PM
Percent Oxygen Saturation (51m)101.7 % 2012 Apr 16 12:00 PM
Sigma-T (1m)24.4 kg/m^3 2012 Apr 16 12:36 PM
Sigma-T (20m)25.5 kg/m^3 2012 Apr 16 12:36 PM
Sigma-T (50m)25.7 kg/m^3 2012 Apr 16 12:00 PM
Current Direction (2m)West2012 Apr 16 12:00 PM
Current Speed (2m)28.7 cm/s (0.56 kts)2012 Apr 16 12:00 PM
East Current Velocity (2m)-28.5 cm/s (-0.55 kts)2012 Apr 16 12:00 PM
East Current Velocity (10m)-32.6 cm/s (-0.63 kts)2012 Apr 16 11:30 AM
East Current Velocity (14m)-21.8 cm/s (-0.42 kts)2012 Apr 16 11:30 AM
East Current Velocity (18m)-12.6 cm/s (-0.25 kts)2012 Apr 16 11:30 AM
East Current Velocity (22m)-9.1 cm/s (-0.18 kts)2012 Apr 16 11:30 AM
East Current Velocity (50m)-8.9 cm/s (-0.17 kts)2012 Apr 16 11:30 AM
North Current Velocity (2m)-3.4 cm/s (-0.07 kts)2012 Apr 16 12:00 PM
North Current Velocity (10m)-4.2 cm/s (-0.08 kts)2012 Apr 16 11:30 AM
North Current Velocity (14m)-7.3 cm/s (-0.14 kts)2012 Apr 16 11:30 AM
North Current Velocity (18m)-12.9 cm/s (-0.25 kts)2012 Apr 16 11:30 AM
North Current Velocity (22m)-14.6 cm/s (-0.28 kts)2012 Apr 16 11:30 AM
North Current Velocity (50m)-8.4 cm/s (-0.16 kts)2012 Apr 16 11:30 AM
Average Chlorophyll Concentration (3m)1.1 micrograms/liter 2012 Apr 16 12:00 PM
Sea water Turbidity (3m)0.2 ntus 2012 Apr 16 12:00 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).
This Deployment:

How to Read a Stick Plot


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.
This Deployment:

How to Read a Stick Plot


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