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Physical Oceanography Group
School of Marine Sciences
University of Maine

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Mooring A0141 : Massachusetts Bay (Recovered on Nov 26 2019)


Latitude: 42° 31.39´N
Longitude: 70° 33.93´W
Location Description: SE of Gloucester
Deployed: Jun 01 2019
Recovered: Nov 26 2019
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: Dec 14, 01 PM EST
Last GOES Transmission: Nov 26, 08 AM EST
Latest Event:
Nov 26, 08 AM EST
Recovered by R/V Connecticut. The locking rings on the SBE43 DO sensor and pump were loose; otherwise all looked okay.



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

Sensor Information (this deployment only)


Latest Conditions:

Since A0141 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)Sensor Failure2019 Nov 27 1:00 PM
Dominant Wave Period (0m)Sensor Failure2019 Nov 27 1:00 PM
Significant Wave Height (test) (0m)0.2 meters (0.8 ft)2019 Nov 26 3:00 PM
Maximum Wave Height (test) (0m)0.4 meters (1.3 ft)2019 Nov 26 3:00 PM
Dominant Wave Period (test) (0m)6.3 seconds 2019 Nov 26 3:00 PM
Mean Wave Direction (test) (0m)175.3 degrees 2019 Nov 26 3:00 PM
Air Temperature (-3m)9.6 C (49.4 F)2019 Nov 26 3:10 PM
Visibility (-3m)2994.6 meters 2019 Nov 26 3:10 PM
Barometric Pressure (-3m)Sensor Failure2019 Nov 26 3:10 PM
Wind Direction (-4m)Sensor Failure2019 Nov 26 3:10 PM
Wind 2 Direction [Primary] (-4m)ESE2019 Nov 26 3:10 PM
Wind Speed (-4m)Sensor Failure2019 Nov 26 3:10 PM
Wind 2 Speed [Primary] (-4m)1.7 m/s (4 mph, 3 kts)2019 Nov 26 3:10 PM
Wind Gust (-4m)Sensor Failure2019 Nov 26 3:10 PM
Wind 2 Gust [Primary] (-4m)3.5 m/s (8 mph, 7 kts)2019 Nov 26 3:10 PM
Water Temperature (1m)9.5 C (49.1 F) 2019 Nov 26 1:39 PM
Water Temperature (2m)9.5 C (49.1 F) 2019 Nov 26 1:00 PM
Water Temperature (3m)9.4 C (48.9 F) 2019 Nov 26 1:00 PM
Water Temperature (20m)9.4 C (49.0 F) 2019 Nov 26 2:00 PM
Water Temperature (50m)9.2 C (48.6 F) 2019 Nov 26 1:00 PM
Water Temperature (51m)9.2 C (48.6 F) (opt)2019 Nov 26 2:00 PM
Salinity (1m)32.0 psu 2019 Nov 26 1:39 PM
Salinity (20m)32.2 psu 2019 Nov 26 2:00 PM
Salinity (50m)32.4 psu 2019 Nov 26 1:00 PM
Pressure (50m)50.4 decibars 2019 Nov 26 1:00 PM
Dissolved Oxygen (50m)5.9 ml/l (8.4 mg/l)2019 Nov 26 1:00 PM
Dissolved Oxygen (51m)6.3 ml/l (9.1 mg/l)2019 Nov 26 2:00 PM
Oxygen Saturation (50m)6.5 ml/l 2019 Nov 26 1:00 PM
Oxygen Saturation (51m)6.5 ml/l 2019 Nov 26 2:00 PM
Percent Oxygen Saturation (50m)89.6 % 2019 Nov 26 1:00 PM
Percent Oxygen Saturation (51m)97.3 % 2019 Nov 26 2:00 PM
Sigma-T (1m)24.7 kg/m^3 2019 Nov 26 1:39 PM
Sigma-T (20m)24.8 kg/m^3 2019 Nov 26 2:00 PM
Sigma-T (50m)25.0 kg/m^3 2019 Nov 26 1:00 PM
Current Direction (2m)SSE2019 Nov 26 1:00 PM
Current Speed (2m)18.6 cm/s (0.36 kts)2019 Nov 26 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (2m)6.9 cm/s (0.13 kts)2019 Nov 26 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (10m)1.8 cm/s (0.03 kts)2019 Nov 26 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (14m)-5.8 cm/s (-0.11 kts)2019 Nov 26 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (18m)-13.5 cm/s (-0.26 kts)2019 Nov 26 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (22m)-18.5 cm/s (-0.36 kts)2019 Nov 26 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (50m)-13.9 cm/s (-0.27 kts)2019 Nov 26 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (2m)-17.3 cm/s (-0.34 kts)2019 Nov 26 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (10m)-24.8 cm/s (-0.48 kts)2019 Nov 26 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (14m)-23.8 cm/s (-0.46 kts)2019 Nov 26 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (18m)-19.1 cm/s (-0.37 kts)2019 Nov 26 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (22m)-19.5 cm/s (-0.38 kts)2019 Nov 26 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (50m)-4.0 cm/s (-0.08 kts)2019 Nov 26 1:00 PM
Average Chlorophyll Concentration (3m)2.4 micrograms/liter 2019 Nov 26 1:00 PM
Sea water Turbidity (3m)0.4 ntus 2019 Nov 26 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).
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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