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

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Mooring F0129 : Penobscot Bay


Latitude: 44° 3.20´N
Longitude: 68° 59.84´W
Location Description: Between Owls Head and Vinalhaven
Deployed: Oct 07 2016
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: Jun 23, 11 AM EDT
Last GOES Transmission: Jun 23, 10 AM EDT
Latest Event:
Jun 01, 11 AM EDT
New phone was installed in control box and complete data transfer has resumed once again.


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)0.3 meters (1.1 ft)Jun 23 11:00 AM
Dominant Wave Period (0m)6.4 seconds Jun 23 11:00 AM
Significant Wave Height (test) (0m)0.3 meters (1.1 ft)Jun 23 11:00 AM
Maximum Wave Height (test) (0m)0.5 meters (1.7 ft)Jun 23 11:00 AM
Dominant Wave Period (test) (0m)6.7 seconds Jun 23 11:00 AM
Mean Wave Direction (test) (0m)161.8 degrees Jun 23 11:00 AM
Air Temperature (-3m)12.1 C (53.8 F)Jun 23 11:10 AM
Visibility (-3m)Sensor FailureJun 23 11:10 AM
Barometric Pressure (-3m)Sensor FailureJun 23 11:10 AM
Wind Direction (-4m)SEJun 23 11:10 AM
Wind 2 Direction [Primary] (-4m)SEJun 23 11:10 AM
Wind Speed (-4m)1.8 m/s (4 mph, 3 kts)Jun 23 11:10 AM
Wind 2 Speed [Primary] (-4m)1.6 m/s (4 mph, 3 kts)Jun 23 11:10 AM
Wind Gust (-4m)2.0 m/s (4 mph, 4 kts)Jun 23 11:10 AM
Wind 2 Gust [Primary] (-4m)1.9 m/s (4 mph, 4 kts)Jun 23 11:10 AM
Water Temperature (1m)10.7 C (51.2 F) Jun 23 11:00 AM
Water Temperature (2m)10.6 C (51.0 F) Jun 23 11:00 AM
Water Temperature (20m)9.6 C (49.2 F) Jun 23 11:00 AM
Water Temperature (50m)9.3 C (48.7 F) Jun 23 11:00 AM
Salinity (1m)30.3 psu Jun 23 11:00 AM
Salinity (20m)30.9 psu Jun 23 11:00 AM
Salinity (50m)31.0 psu Jun 23 11:00 AM
Pressure (50m)50.3 decibars Jun 23 11:00 AM
Sigma-T (1m)23.2 kg/m^3 Jun 23 11:00 AM
Sigma-T (20m)23.8 kg/m^3 Jun 23 11:00 AM
Sigma-T (50m)23.9 kg/m^3 Jun 23 11:00 AM
Current Direction (2m)SEJun 23 11:00 AM
Current Speed (2m)9.4 cm/s (0.18 kts)Jun 23 11:00 AM
East Current Velocity (2m)5.8 cm/s (0.11 kts)Jun 23 11:00 AM
East Current Velocity (10m)0.1 cm/s (0.00 kts)Jun 23 11:00 AM
East Current Velocity (14m)-8.7 cm/s (-0.17 kts)Jun 23 11:00 AM
East Current Velocity (18m)-9.8 cm/s (-0.19 kts)Jun 23 11:00 AM
East Current Velocity (22m)-8.9 cm/s (-0.17 kts)Jun 23 11:00 AM
East Current Velocity (50m)-13.5 cm/s (-0.26 kts)Jun 23 11:00 AM
North Current Velocity (2m)-7.4 cm/s (-0.14 kts)Jun 23 11:00 AM
North Current Velocity (10m)12.3 cm/s (0.24 kts)Jun 23 11:00 AM
North Current Velocity (14m)14.7 cm/s (0.29 kts)Jun 23 11:00 AM
North Current Velocity (18m)12.5 cm/s (0.24 kts)Jun 23 11:00 AM
North Current Velocity (22m)10.7 cm/s (0.21 kts)Jun 23 11:00 AM
North Current Velocity (50m)11.6 cm/s (0.23 kts)Jun 23 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).
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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:
This Deployment:
Entire Position History:

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