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

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Mooring B0130 : Western Maine Shelf


Latitude: 43° 10.76´N
Longitude: 70° 25.59´W
Location Description: East of Cape Neddick (York)
Deployed: Jan 25 2018
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: Feb 19, 04 PM EST
Last GOES Transmission: Feb 13, 06 AM EST
Latest Event:
Jan 26, 06 AM EST
Doppler data becoming intermittent with corrupt buffers. Goes data flagged but some valid buffers are being received via cellphone.


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)1.8 meters (5.9 ft)Feb 19 4:00 PM
Dominant Wave Period (0m)10.7 seconds Feb 19 4:00 PM
Significant Wave Height (test) (0m)1.6 meters (5.4 ft)Feb 19 4:00 PM
Maximum Wave Height (test) (0m)2.6 meters (8.6 ft)Feb 19 4:00 PM
Dominant Wave Period (test) (0m)10.8 seconds Feb 19 4:00 PM
Mean Wave Direction (test) (0m)96.8 degrees Feb 19 4:00 PM
Air Temperature (-3m)5.3 C (41.6 F)Feb 19 4:00 PM
Visibility (-3m)Sensor FailureFeb 19 4:00 PM
Barometric Pressure (-3m)Sensor FailureFeb 19 4:00 PM
Wind Direction [Primary] (-4m)SouthFeb 19 4:00 PM
Wind 2 Direction (-4m)Sensor FailureFeb 19 4:00 PM
Wind Speed [Primary] (-4m)7.8 m/s (18 mph, 15 kts)Feb 19 4:00 PM
Wind 2 Speed (-4m)Sensor FailureFeb 19 4:00 PM
Wind Gust [Primary] (-4m)9.4 m/s (21 mph, 18 kts)Feb 19 4:00 PM
Wind 2 Gust (-4m)Sensor FailureFeb 19 4:00 PM
Water Temperature (1m)4.6 C (40.2 F) Feb 19 4:00 PM
Water Temperature (2m)4.5 C (40.1 F) Feb 19 4:00 PM
Water Temperature (20m)4.6 C (40.3 F) Feb 19 4:00 PM
Water Temperature (50m)5.5 C (41.9 F) Feb 19 4:00 PM
Salinity (1m)32.9 psu Feb 19 4:00 PM
Salinity (20m)32.9 psu Feb 19 4:00 PM
Salinity (50m)33.1 psu Feb 19 4:00 PM
Pressure (50m)49.8 decibars Feb 19 4:00 PM
Sigma-T (1m)26.1 kg/m^3 Feb 19 4:00 PM
Sigma-T (20m)26.1 kg/m^3 Feb 19 4:00 PM
Sigma-T (50m)26.1 kg/m^3 Feb 19 4:00 PM
Current Direction (2m)NEFeb 19 4:00 PM
Current Speed (2m)10.3 cm/s (0.20 kts)Feb 19 4:00 PM
East Current Velocity (2m)7.9 cm/s (0.15 kts)Feb 19 4:00 PM
East Current Velocity (10m)10.1 cm/s (0.20 kts)Feb 19 4:00 PM
East Current Velocity (14m)8.5 cm/s (0.17 kts)Feb 19 4:00 PM
East Current Velocity (18m)8.4 cm/s (0.16 kts)Feb 19 4:00 PM
East Current Velocity (22m)7.0 cm/s (0.14 kts)Feb 19 4:00 PM
East Current Velocity (50m)0.8 cm/s (0.02 kts)Feb 19 4:00 PM
North Current Velocity (2m)6.5 cm/s (0.13 kts)Feb 19 4:00 PM
North Current Velocity (10m)0.3 cm/s (0.00 kts)Feb 19 4:00 PM
North Current Velocity (14m)-0.0 cm/s (-0.00 kts)Feb 19 4:00 PM
North Current Velocity (18m)1.4 cm/s (0.03 kts)Feb 19 4:00 PM
North Current Velocity (22m)0.1 cm/s (0.00 kts)Feb 19 4:00 PM
North Current Velocity (50m)1.2 cm/s (0.02 kts)Feb 19 4:00 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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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:
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Entire Position History:

How to Read a Stick Plot


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