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

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Mooring A0142 : Massachusetts Bay


Latitude: 42° 31.39´N
Longitude: 70° 33.93´W
Location Description: SE of Gloucester
Deployed: 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: Aug 08, 06 AM EDT
Last GOES Transmission: Nov 26, 06 PM EST
Latest Event:
Mar 23, 04 AM EDT
Last data received from 1m SBE - no response from instrument via talk-through.


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)0.4 meters (1.4 ft)Aug 08 6:00 AM
Dominant Wave Period (0m)10.7 seconds Aug 08 6:00 AM
Significant Wave Height (test) (0m)0.3 meters (1.1 ft)Aug 08 6:00 AM
Maximum Wave Height (test) (0m)0.5 meters (1.8 ft)Aug 08 6:00 AM
Dominant Wave Period (test) (0m)10.0 seconds Aug 08 6:00 AM
Mean Wave Direction (test) (0m)120.2 degrees Aug 08 6:00 AM
Air Temperature (-3m)18.4 C (65.1 F)Aug 08 6:00 AM
Visibility (-3m)2997.0 meters Aug 08 6:00 AM
Barometric Pressure (-3m)1019.2 millibars Aug 08 6:00 AM
Wind Direction (-4m)NorthAug 08 6:00 AM
Wind 2 Direction [Primary] (-4m)NNEAug 08 6:00 AM
Wind Speed (-4m)3.4 m/s (8 mph, 7 kts)Aug 08 6:00 AM
Wind 2 Speed [Primary] (-4m)3.8 m/s (8 mph, 7 kts)Aug 08 6:00 AM
Wind Gust (-4m)4.0 m/s (9 mph, 8 kts)Aug 08 6:00 AM
Wind 2 Gust [Primary] (-4m)4.4 m/s (10 mph, 9 kts)Aug 08 6:00 AM
Water Temperature (1m)5.0 C (41.0 F) Mar 23 4:30 AM
Water Temperature (2m)19.7 C (67.4 F) Aug 08 6:00 AM
Water Temperature (20m)7.7 C (45.9 F) Aug 08 6:00 AM
Water Temperature (50m)7.2 C (44.9 F) Aug 08 6:00 AM
Water Temperature (51m)7.1 C (44.9 F) (opt)Aug 08 6:00 AM
Salinity (1m)31.6 psu Mar 23 4:30 AM
Salinity (20m)32.0 psu Aug 08 6:00 AM
Salinity (50m)32.1 psu Aug 08 6:00 AM
Pressure (50m)50.8 decibars Aug 08 6:00 AM
Dissolved Oxygen (50m)3.0 ml/l (4.2 mg/l)Aug 08 6:00 AM
Dissolved Oxygen (51m)5.7 ml/l (8.1 mg/l)Aug 08 6:00 AM
Oxygen Saturation (50m)6.9 ml/l Aug 08 6:00 AM
Oxygen Saturation (51m)6.8 ml/l Aug 08 6:00 AM
Percent Oxygen Saturation (50m)43.3 % Aug 08 6:00 AM
Percent Oxygen Saturation (51m)83.1 % Aug 08 6:00 AM
Sigma-T (1m)25.0 kg/m^3 Mar 23 4:30 AM
Sigma-T (20m)24.9 kg/m^3 Aug 08 6:00 AM
Sigma-T (50m)25.1 kg/m^3 Aug 08 6:00 AM
Current Direction (2m)SEAug 08 6:00 AM
Current Speed (2m)25.2 cm/s (0.49 kts)Aug 08 6:00 AM
East Current Velocity (2m)14.6 cm/s (0.28 kts)Aug 08 6:00 AM
East Current Velocity (10m)9.0 cm/s (0.18 kts)Aug 08 6:00 AM
East Current Velocity (14m)8.9 cm/s (0.17 kts)Aug 08 6:00 AM
East Current Velocity (18m)3.9 cm/s (0.08 kts)Aug 08 6:00 AM
East Current Velocity (22m)1.1 cm/s (0.02 kts)Aug 08 6:00 AM
East Current Velocity (50m)3.6 cm/s (0.07 kts)Aug 08 6:00 AM
North Current Velocity (2m)-20.6 cm/s (-0.40 kts)Aug 08 6:00 AM
North Current Velocity (10m)-6.0 cm/s (-0.12 kts)Aug 08 6:00 AM
North Current Velocity (14m)8.1 cm/s (0.16 kts)Aug 08 6:00 AM
North Current Velocity (18m)12.3 cm/s (0.24 kts)Aug 08 6:00 AM
North Current Velocity (22m)5.8 cm/s (0.11 kts)Aug 08 6:00 AM
North Current Velocity (50m)-3.6 cm/s (-0.07 kts)Aug 08 6:00 AM
Average Chlorophyll Concentration (3m)Sensor FailureMay 22 9:00 AM
Sea water Turbidity (3m)Sensor FailureMay 22 9:00 AM


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).
Latest Month's:
This Deployment:
Entire Position History:

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.
Latest Month's:
This Deployment:
Entire Position History:

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