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

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Mooring A0136 : Massachusetts Bay


Latitude: 42° 31.37´N
Longitude: 70° 33.96´W
Location Description: SE of Gloucester
Deployed: Jul 07 2016
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: Mar 29, 08 PM EDT
Last GOES Transmission: Mar 29, 08 PM EDT
Latest Event:
Feb 19, 12 AM EST
Visiblity sensor flagged as invalid (reads too low).


Specialized Plots:
Temperature, Salinity, Density: Temperature and Dissolved Oxygen:

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)Sensor FailureMar 29 8:30 PM
Dominant Wave Period (0m)Sensor FailureMar 29 8:30 PM
Significant Wave Height (test) (0m)1.3 meters (4.1 ft)Mar 29 8:00 PM
Maximum Wave Height (test) (0m)2.0 meters (6.6 ft)Mar 29 8:00 PM
Dominant Wave Period (test) (0m)8.3 seconds Mar 29 8:00 PM
Mean Wave Direction (test) (0m)Sensor FailureMar 29 8:00 PM
Air Temperature (-3m)5.1 C (41.1 F)Mar 29 8:30 PM
Visibility (-3m)Sensor FailureMar 29 8:30 PM
Barometric Pressure (-3m)1018.4 millibars Mar 29 8:30 PM
Wind Direction (-4m)NWMar 29 8:30 PM
Wind 2 Direction [Primary] (-4m)NWMar 29 8:30 PM
Wind Speed (-4m)9.2 m/s (21 mph, 18 kts)Mar 29 8:30 PM
Wind 2 Speed [Primary] (-4m)8.7 m/s (20 mph, 17 kts)Mar 29 8:30 PM
Wind Gust (-4m)10.9 m/s (24 mph, 21 kts)Mar 29 8:30 PM
Wind 2 Gust [Primary] (-4m)10.2 m/s (23 mph, 20 kts)Mar 29 8:30 PM
Water Temperature (1m)3.9 C (39.1 F) Mar 29 8:30 PM
Water Temperature (2m)3.9 C (39.1 F) Mar 29 8:00 PM
Water Temperature (20m)4.2 C (39.5 F) Mar 29 8:00 PM
Water Temperature (50m)4.1 C (39.3 F) Mar 29 8:00 PM
Water Temperature (51m)4.0 C (39.3 F) (opt)Mar 29 8:00 PM
Water Temperature (52m)6.9 C (44.5 F) Jan 30 10:00 AM
Salinity (1m)31.5 psu Mar 29 8:30 PM
Salinity (20m)32.4 psu Mar 29 8:00 PM
Salinity (50m)32.6 psu Mar 29 8:00 PM
Salinity (52m)33.0 psu Jan 30 10:00 AM
Dissolved Oxygen (50m)5.6 ml/l (8.0 mg/l)Mar 29 8:00 PM
Dissolved Oxygen (51m)6.3 ml/l (9.1 mg/l)Mar 29 8:00 PM
Oxygen Saturation (50m)7.4 ml/l Mar 29 8:00 PM
Oxygen Saturation (51m)7.4 ml/l Mar 29 8:00 PM
Percent Oxygen Saturation (2m)97.0 Mar 29 8:00 PM
Percent Oxygen Saturation (50m)76.1 % Mar 29 8:00 PM
Percent Oxygen Saturation (51m)86.0 % Mar 29 8:00 PM
Sigma-T (1m)25.0 kg/m^3 Mar 29 8:30 PM
Sigma-T (20m)25.7 kg/m^3 Mar 29 8:00 PM
Sigma-T (50m)25.9 kg/m^3 Mar 29 8:00 PM
Sigma-T (52m)25.8 kg/m^3 Jan 30 10:00 AM
Transmissivity (0.25m pathlength) (52m)96.0 percent Jan 30 10:00 AM
Beam Attenuation Coefficient (52m)0.2 m-1 Jan 30 10:00 AM
Current Direction (2m)SWMar 29 8:00 PM
Current Speed (2m)44.6 cm/s (0.87 kts)Mar 29 8:00 PM
East Current Velocity (2m)-28.6 cm/s (-0.56 kts)Mar 29 8:00 PM
East Current Velocity (10m)-17.6 cm/s (-0.34 kts)Mar 29 8:00 PM
East Current Velocity (14m)-8.4 cm/s (-0.16 kts)Mar 29 8:00 PM
East Current Velocity (18m)-2.9 cm/s (-0.06 kts)Mar 29 8:00 PM
East Current Velocity (22m)-0.2 cm/s (-0.00 kts)Mar 29 8:00 PM
East Current Velocity (50m)-2.9 cm/s (-0.06 kts)Mar 29 8:00 PM
North Current Velocity (2m)-34.2 cm/s (-0.66 kts)Mar 29 8:00 PM
North Current Velocity (10m)-15.4 cm/s (-0.30 kts)Mar 29 8:00 PM
North Current Velocity (14m)-9.1 cm/s (-0.18 kts)Mar 29 8:00 PM
North Current Velocity (18m)-3.9 cm/s (-0.08 kts)Mar 29 8:00 PM
North Current Velocity (22m)-0.9 cm/s (-0.02 kts)Mar 29 8:00 PM
North Current Velocity (50m)-0.4 cm/s (-0.01 kts)Mar 29 8:00 PM
Average Chlorophyll Concentration (3m)10.2 micrograms/liter Mar 29 8:00 PM
Sea water Turbidity (3m)4.0 ntus Mar 29 8:00 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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