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University of Maine

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Mooring B0123 : Western Maine Shelf (Recovered on Oct 26 2012)


Latitude: 43° 10.78´N
Longitude: 70° 25.61´W
Location Description: East of Cape Neddick (York)
Deployed: Apr 15 2012
Recovered: Oct 26 2012
Coast Guard Light List Letter: B
Coast Guard Light List Number 113
Water Depth: 62 meters (203 feet)
Watch Circle Radius: 45 meters (148 feet)
Last Cell Phone Transmission: Oct 26, 09 AM EDT
Last GOES Transmission: Oct 26, 08 AM EDT
Latest Event:
Oct 26, 09 AM 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 B0123 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)0.3 meters (1.0 ft)2012 Oct 26 1:00 PM
Dominant Wave Period (0m)10.7 seconds 2012 Oct 26 1:00 PM
Significant Wave Height (test) (0m)0.2 meters (0.8 ft)2012 Oct 26 1:00 PM
Maximum Wave Height (test) (0m)0.4 meters (1.3 ft)2012 Oct 26 1:00 PM
Dominant Wave Period (test) (0m)10.0 seconds 2012 Oct 26 1:00 PM
Mean Wave Direction (test) (0m)86.3 degrees 2012 Oct 26 1:00 PM
Air Temperature (-3m)11.4 C (52.4 F)2012 Oct 26 1:00 PM
Visibility (-3m)2956.7 meters 2012 Oct 26 1:00 PM
Barometric Pressure (-3m)1022.6 millibars 2012 Oct 26 1:00 PM
Wind Direction (-4m)SW2012 Oct 26 1:00 PM
Wind 2 Direction [Primary] (-4m)SW2012 Oct 26 1:00 PM
Wind Speed (-4m)1.6 m/s (4 mph, 3 kts)2012 Oct 26 1:00 PM
Wind 2 Speed [Primary] (-4m)1.8 m/s (4 mph, 3 kts)2012 Oct 26 1:00 PM
Wind Gust (-4m)2.0 m/s (5 mph, 4 kts)2012 Oct 26 1:00 PM
Wind 2 Gust [Primary] (-4m)2.3 m/s (5 mph, 4 kts)2012 Oct 26 1:00 PM
Water Temperature (1m)12.7 C (54.8 F) 2012 Oct 26 1:18 PM
Water Temperature (2m)12.5 C (54.5 F) 2012 Oct 26 1:00 PM
Water Temperature (3m)12.3 C (54.2 F) 2012 Oct 26 1:00 PM
Water Temperature (20m)11.2 C (52.1 F) 2012 Oct 26 1:18 PM
Water Temperature (50m)10.2 C (50.4 F) 2012 Oct 26 1:18 PM
Salinity (1m)32.2 psu 2012 Oct 26 1:18 PM
Salinity (20m)32.6 psu 2012 Oct 26 1:18 PM
Salinity (50m)33.0 psu 2012 Oct 26 1:18 PM
Sigma-T (1m)24.3 kg/m^3 2012 Oct 26 1:18 PM
Sigma-T (20m)24.8 kg/m^3 2012 Oct 26 1:18 PM
Sigma-T (50m)25.3 kg/m^3 2012 Oct 26 1:18 PM
Current Direction (2m)Sensor Failure2012 Oct 26 1:00 PM
Current Speed (2m)Sensor Failure2012 Oct 26 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (2m)Sensor Failure2012 Oct 26 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (10m)-0.6 cm/s (-0.01 kts)2012 Oct 26 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (14m)3.7 cm/s (0.07 kts)2012 Oct 26 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (18m)6.0 cm/s (0.12 kts)2012 Oct 26 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (22m)3.3 cm/s (0.06 kts)2012 Oct 26 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (50m)1.7 cm/s (0.03 kts)2012 Oct 26 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (2m)Sensor Failure2012 Oct 26 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (10m)12.5 cm/s (0.24 kts)2012 Oct 26 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (14m)7.4 cm/s (0.14 kts)2012 Oct 26 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (18m)3.7 cm/s (0.07 kts)2012 Oct 26 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (22m)2.4 cm/s (0.05 kts)2012 Oct 26 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (50m)-6.9 cm/s (-0.13 kts)2012 Oct 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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