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Mooring F0127 : Penobscot Bay (Recovered on Oct 28 2015)


Latitude: 44° 3.33´N
Longitude: 68° 59.89´W
Location Description: Between Owls Head and Vinalhaven
Deployed: Dec 05 2014
Recovered: Oct 28 2015
Coast Guard Light List Letter: F
Coast Guard Light List Number 4052
Water Depth: 110 meters (361 feet)
Watch Circle Radius: 75 meters (246 feet)
Last Cell Phone Transmission: Oct 28, 07 AM EDT
Last GOES Transmission: Jun 16, 07 AM EDT
Latest Event:
Dec 02, 07 PM EST
Sensor head failed post-recovery checkout.



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

Sensor Information (this deployment only)


Latest Conditions:

Since F0127 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 (0.9 ft)2016 Jun 16 11:00 AM
Dominant Wave Period (0m)8.0 seconds 2016 Jun 16 11:00 AM
Significant Wave Height (test) (0m)0.2 meters (0.8 ft)2016 Jun 16 11:00 AM
Maximum Wave Height (test) (0m)0.4 meters (1.3 ft)2016 Jun 16 11:00 AM
Dominant Wave Period (test) (0m)4.5 seconds 2016 Jun 16 11:00 AM
Mean Wave Direction (test) (0m)165.3 degrees 2016 Jun 16 11:00 AM
Air Temperature (-3m)12.2 C (54.0 F)2016 Jun 16 11:00 AM
Visibility (-3m)2957.9 meters 2016 Jun 16 11:00 AM
Barometric Pressure (-3m)Sensor Failure2016 Jun 16 11:00 AM
Wind Direction (-4m)Sensor Failure2016 Jun 16 11:00 AM
Wind 2 Direction [Primary] (-4m)NNE2016 Jun 16 11:00 AM
Wind Speed (-4m)2.7 m/s (6 mph, 5 kts)2016 Jun 16 11:00 AM
Wind 2 Speed [Primary] (-4m)2.9 m/s (6 mph, 6 kts)2016 Jun 16 11:00 AM
Wind Gust (-4m)3.4 m/s (8 mph, 7 kts)2016 Jun 16 11:00 AM
Wind 2 Gust [Primary] (-4m)3.7 m/s (8 mph, 7 kts)2016 Jun 16 11:00 AM
Water Temperature (1m)11.8 C (53.3 F) 2016 Jun 16 11:00 AM
Water Temperature (2m)11.1 C (52.0 F) 2016 Jun 16 11:00 AM
Water Temperature (3m)11.2 C (52.2 F) 2015 Oct 28 11:00 AM
Water Temperature (20m)9.3 C (48.7 F) 2016 Jun 16 11:00 AM
Water Temperature (50m)10.4 C (50.8 F) 2016 Jun 16 11:00 AM
Salinity (1m)29.3 psu 2016 Jun 16 11:00 AM
Salinity (20m)31.7 psu 2016 Jun 16 11:00 AM
Salinity (50m)Sensor Failure2016 Jun 16 11:00 AM
Sigma-T (1m)22.2 kg/m^3 2016 Jun 16 11:00 AM
Sigma-T (20m)24.5 kg/m^3 2016 Jun 16 11:00 AM
Sigma-T (50m)Sensor Failure2016 Jun 16 11:00 AM
Current Direction (2m)North2016 Jun 16 11:00 AM
Current Speed (2m)4.7 cm/s (0.09 kts)2016 Jun 16 11:00 AM
East Current Velocity (2m)0.9 cm/s (0.02 kts)2016 Jun 16 11:00 AM
East Current Velocity (10m)-8.2 cm/s (-0.16 kts)2016 Jun 16 11:00 AM
East Current Velocity (14m)-8.7 cm/s (-0.17 kts)2016 Jun 16 11:00 AM
East Current Velocity (18m)-11.7 cm/s (-0.23 kts)2016 Jun 16 11:00 AM
East Current Velocity (22m)-14.9 cm/s (-0.29 kts)2016 Jun 16 11:00 AM
East Current Velocity (50m)-12.9 cm/s (-0.25 kts)2016 Jun 16 11:00 AM
North Current Velocity (2m)4.6 cm/s (0.09 kts)2016 Jun 16 11:00 AM
North Current Velocity (10m)16.4 cm/s (0.32 kts)2016 Jun 16 11:00 AM
North Current Velocity (14m)16.1 cm/s (0.31 kts)2016 Jun 16 11:00 AM
North Current Velocity (18m)19.3 cm/s (0.38 kts)2016 Jun 16 11:00 AM
North Current Velocity (22m)24.7 cm/s (0.48 kts)2016 Jun 16 11:00 AM
North Current Velocity (50m)27.3 cm/s (0.53 kts)2016 Jun 16 11:00 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).
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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