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

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Mooring A0138 : Massachusetts Bay

Fall 2017 Deployment

Latitude: 42° 31.39´N
Longitude: 70° 33.93´W
Location Description: SE of Gloucester
Deployed: Dec 08 2017
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 22, 09 PM EDT
Last GOES Transmission: Apr 22, 09 PM EDT
Latest Event:
Mar 02, 12 PM EST
Backup wind sensor failed (all readings zero); primary wind sensor failed 8 Jan 2018.


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)0.3 meters (0.9 ft)Apr 22 9:00 PM
Dominant Wave Period (0m)2.3 seconds Apr 22 9:00 PM
Significant Wave Height (test) (0m)0.2 meters (0.7 ft)Apr 22 9:00 PM
Maximum Wave Height (test) (0m)0.3 meters (1.1 ft)Apr 22 9:00 PM
Dominant Wave Period (test) (0m)2.4 seconds Apr 22 9:00 PM
Mean Wave Direction (test) (0m)112.8 degrees Apr 22 9:00 PM
Air Temperature (-3m)7.0 C (44.6 F)Apr 22 9:00 PM
Visibility (-3m)2954.3 meters Apr 22 9:00 PM
Barometric Pressure (-3m)1026.5 millibars Apr 22 9:00 PM
Wind Direction (-4m)Sensor FailureApr 22 9:00 PM
Wind 2 Direction (-4m)Sensor FailureApr 22 9:00 PM
Wind Speed (-4m)Sensor FailureApr 22 9:00 PM
Wind 2 Speed (-4m)Sensor FailureApr 22 9:00 PM
Wind Gust (-4m)Sensor FailureApr 22 9:00 PM
Wind 2 Gust (-4m)Sensor FailureApr 22 9:00 PM
Water Temperature (1m)6.1 C (43.0 F) Apr 22 9:00 PM
Water Temperature (2m)6.1 C (43.0 F) Apr 22 9:00 PM
Water Temperature (20m)5.1 C (41.3 F) Apr 22 9:00 PM
Water Temperature (50m)4.7 C (40.5 F) Apr 22 9:00 PM
Water Temperature (51m)4.7 C (40.5 F) (opt)Apr 22 9:00 PM
Salinity (1m)30.5 psu Apr 22 9:00 PM
Salinity (20m)31.6 psu Apr 22 9:00 PM
Salinity (50m)32.2 psu Apr 22 9:00 PM
Pressure (50m)50.5 decibars Apr 22 9:00 PM
Dissolved Oxygen (50m)Sensor FailureApr 22 9:00 PM
Dissolved Oxygen (51m)7.4 ml/l (10.6 mg/l)Apr 22 9:00 PM
Oxygen Saturation (50m)7.3 ml/l Apr 22 9:00 PM
Oxygen Saturation (51m)7.2 ml/l Apr 22 9:00 PM
Percent Oxygen Saturation (2m)111.3 Apr 22 9:00 PM
Percent Oxygen Saturation (50m)Sensor FailureApr 22 9:00 PM
Percent Oxygen Saturation (51m)102.6 % Apr 22 9:00 PM
Sigma-T (1m)24.0 kg/m^3 Apr 22 9:00 PM
Sigma-T (20m)24.9 kg/m^3 Apr 22 9:00 PM
Sigma-T (50m)25.5 kg/m^3 Apr 22 9:00 PM
Current Direction (2m)ENEApr 22 9:00 PM
Current Speed (2m)26.1 cm/s (0.51 kts)Apr 22 9:00 PM
East Current Velocity (2m)22.9 cm/s (0.45 kts)Apr 22 9:00 PM
East Current Velocity (10m)19.6 cm/s (0.38 kts)Apr 22 9:00 PM
East Current Velocity (14m)15.8 cm/s (0.31 kts)Apr 22 9:00 PM
East Current Velocity (18m)10.9 cm/s (0.21 kts)Apr 22 9:00 PM
East Current Velocity (22m)10.0 cm/s (0.19 kts)Apr 22 9:00 PM
East Current Velocity (50m)20.2 cm/s (0.39 kts)Apr 22 9:00 PM
North Current Velocity (2m)12.5 cm/s (0.24 kts)Apr 22 9:00 PM
North Current Velocity (10m)-14.8 cm/s (-0.29 kts)Apr 22 9:00 PM
North Current Velocity (14m)-18.1 cm/s (-0.35 kts)Apr 22 9:00 PM
North Current Velocity (18m)-13.0 cm/s (-0.25 kts)Apr 22 9:00 PM
North Current Velocity (22m)-3.8 cm/s (-0.07 kts)Apr 22 9:00 PM
North Current Velocity (50m)0.5 cm/s (0.01 kts)Apr 22 9:00 PM
Average Chlorophyll Concentration (3m)Sensor FailureApr 22 9:00 PM
Sea water Turbidity (3m)Sensor FailureApr 22 9:00 PM
Nitrate Concentration (20m)-0.0010 mol m-3 (-1.0 uM)Jan 06 1:00 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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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.
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