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

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Mooring B0129 : Western Maine Shelf

Fall 2017 Deployment

Latitude: 43° 10.80´N
Longitude: 70° 25.60´W
Location Description: East of Cape Neddick (York)
Deployed: Dec 08 2017
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: Jan 11, 12 PM EST
Last GOES Transmission: Jan 11, 11 AM EST
Latest Event:
Jan 11, 12 PM EST
last data received from buoy (both cell and GOES failed) note phone was off.


Specialized Plots:
Temperature, Salinity, Density:

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)1.0 meters (3.4 ft)Jan 11 12:00 PM
Dominant Wave Period (0m)5.3 seconds Jan 11 12:00 PM
Significant Wave Height (test) (0m)1.2 meters (4.0 ft)Jan 11 11:00 AM
Maximum Wave Height (test) (0m)1.9 meters (6.4 ft)Jan 11 11:00 AM
Dominant Wave Period (test) (0m)5.6 seconds Jan 11 11:00 AM
Mean Wave Direction (test) (0m)139.6 degrees Jan 11 11:00 AM
Air Temperature (-3m)5.0 C (41.1 F)Jan 11 12:00 PM
Visibility (-3m)2962.1 meters Jan 11 12:00 PM
Barometric Pressure (-3m)Sensor FailureJan 11 12:00 PM
Wind Direction (-4m)Sensor FailureJan 11 12:00 PM
Wind 2 Direction (-4m)Sensor FailureJan 11 12:00 PM
Wind Speed [Primary] (-4m)5.8 m/s (13 mph, 11 kts)Jan 11 12:00 PM
Wind 2 Speed (-4m)Sensor FailureJan 11 12:00 PM
Wind Gust [Primary] (-4m)7.0 m/s (16 mph, 14 kts)Jan 11 12:00 PM
Wind 2 Gust (-4m)Sensor FailureJan 11 12:00 PM
Water Temperature (1m)3.1 C (37.6 F) Jan 11 12:00 PM
Water Temperature (2m)3.1 C (37.5 F) Jan 11 12:00 PM
Water Temperature (20m)3.1 C (37.6 F) Jan 11 12:00 PM
Water Temperature (50m)3.6 C (38.5 F) Jan 11 12:00 PM
Salinity (1m)32.6 psu Jan 11 12:00 PM
Salinity (20m)32.6 psu Jan 11 12:00 PM
Salinity (50m)32.7 psu Jan 11 12:00 PM
Pressure (50m)49.4 decibars Jan 11 12:00 PM
Sigma-T (1m)26.0 kg/m^3 Jan 11 12:00 PM
Sigma-T (20m)26.0 kg/m^3 Jan 11 12:00 PM
Sigma-T (50m)26.0 kg/m^3 Jan 11 12:00 PM
Current Direction (2m)ENEJan 11 12:00 PM
Current Speed (2m)10.0 cm/s (0.19 kts)Jan 11 12:00 PM
East Current Velocity (2m)9.5 cm/s (0.18 kts)Jan 11 12:00 PM
East Current Velocity (10m)11.1 cm/s (0.22 kts)Jan 11 12:00 PM
East Current Velocity (14m)10.3 cm/s (0.20 kts)Jan 11 12:00 PM
East Current Velocity (18m)6.4 cm/s (0.12 kts)Jan 11 12:00 PM
East Current Velocity (22m)5.8 cm/s (0.11 kts)Jan 11 12:00 PM
East Current Velocity (50m)3.0 cm/s (0.06 kts)Jan 11 12:00 PM
North Current Velocity (2m)3.0 cm/s (0.06 kts)Jan 11 12:00 PM
North Current Velocity (10m)10.2 cm/s (0.20 kts)Jan 11 12:00 PM
North Current Velocity (14m)9.8 cm/s (0.19 kts)Jan 11 12:00 PM
North Current Velocity (18m)10.9 cm/s (0.21 kts)Jan 11 12:00 PM
North Current Velocity (22m)9.5 cm/s (0.18 kts)Jan 11 12:00 PM
North Current Velocity (50m)7.0 cm/s (0.14 kts)Jan 11 12:00 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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