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

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Mooring A0130 : Massachusetts Bay (Recovered on Oct 29 2013)


Latitude: 42° 31.34´N
Longitude: 70° 33.87´W
Location Description: SE of Gloucester
Deployed: Jun 20 2013
Recovered: Oct 29 2013
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: Oct 29, 12 PM EDT
Last GOES Transmission: Oct 29, 10 AM EDT
Latest Event:
Oct 29, 12 PM EDT
Recovered by R/V Connecticut.



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

Sensor Information (this deployment only)


Latest Conditions:

Since A0130 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)0.6 meters (1.9 ft)2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
Dominant Wave Period (0m)4.6 seconds 2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
Significant Wave Height (test) (0m)0.6 meters (2.0 ft)2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
Maximum Wave Height (test) (0m)1.0 meters (3.2 ft)2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
Dominant Wave Period (test) (0m)5.3 seconds 2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
Mean Wave Direction (test) (0m)54.7 degrees 2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
Air Temperature (-3m)6.9 C (44.4 F)2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
Visibility (-3m)2951.9 meters 2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
Barometric Pressure (-3m)1028.6 millibars 2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
Wind Direction (-4m)NNE2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
Wind 2 Direction [Primary] (-4m)NNE2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
Wind Speed (-4m)4.0 m/s (9 mph, 8 kts)2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
Wind 2 Speed [Primary] (-4m)4.0 m/s (9 mph, 8 kts)2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
Wind Gust (-4m)5.5 m/s (12 mph, 11 kts)2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
Wind 2 Gust [Primary] (-4m)5.7 m/s (13 mph, 11 kts)2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
Water Temperature (1m)12.8 C (55.1 F) 2013 Oct 29 4:15 PM
Water Temperature (2m)12.8 C (55.0 F) 2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
Water Temperature (3m)12.8 C (55.0 F) 2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
Water Temperature (20m)12.7 C (54.8 F) 2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
Water Temperature (50m)9.6 C (49.3 F) 2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
Water Temperature (51m)9.6 C (49.2 F) (opt)2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
Salinity (1m)31.8 psu 2013 Oct 29 4:15 PM
Salinity (20m)31.9 psu 2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
Salinity (50m)32.7 psu 2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
Dissolved Oxygen (50m)4.6 ml/l (6.5 mg/l)2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
Dissolved Oxygen (51m)4.2 ml/l (6.1 mg/l)2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
Oxygen Saturation (50m)6.5 ml/l 2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
Oxygen Saturation (51m)6.5 ml/l 2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
Percent Oxygen Saturation (2m)70.0 2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
Percent Oxygen Saturation (50m)70.5 % 2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
Percent Oxygen Saturation (51m)65.5 % 2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
Sigma-T (1m)24.0 kg/m^3 2013 Oct 29 4:15 PM
Sigma-T (20m)24.1 kg/m^3 2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
Sigma-T (50m)25.2 kg/m^3 2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
Current Direction (2m)ENE2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
Current Speed (2m)8.8 cm/s (0.17 kts)2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
East Current Velocity (2m)8.1 cm/s (0.16 kts)2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
East Current Velocity (10m)14.7 cm/s (0.29 kts)2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
East Current Velocity (14m)16.3 cm/s (0.32 kts)2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
East Current Velocity (18m)15.3 cm/s (0.30 kts)2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
East Current Velocity (22m)11.9 cm/s (0.23 kts)2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
East Current Velocity (50m)11.3 cm/s (0.22 kts)2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
North Current Velocity (2m)3.4 cm/s (0.07 kts)2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
North Current Velocity (10m)6.1 cm/s (0.12 kts)2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
North Current Velocity (14m)5.3 cm/s (0.10 kts)2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
North Current Velocity (18m)3.3 cm/s (0.06 kts)2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
North Current Velocity (22m)1.3 cm/s (0.03 kts)2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
North Current Velocity (50m)2.5 cm/s (0.05 kts)2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
Average Chlorophyll Concentration (3m)9.6 micrograms/liter 2013 Oct 29 4:00 PM
Sea water Turbidity (3m)24.5 ntus 2013 Oct 29 4:00 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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