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University of Maine

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Mooring F0301 : Eastern Penobscot Bay


Latitude: 44° 22.58´N
Longitude: 68° 49.81´W
Location Description: SEANET Buoy off Dice Head, Castine
Deployed: May 19 2017
Coast Guard Light List Letter: F
Coast Guard Light List Number
Water Depth: 36 meters (118 feet)
Watch Circle Radius: 40 meters (131 feet)
Last Cell Phone Transmission: Sep 21, 01 PM EDT
Last GOES Transmission: NA
Latest Event:
May 19, 11 AM EDT
Deployed out of Castine for Seanet


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)0.2 meters (0.8 ft)Sep 21 1:00 PM
Dominant Wave Period (0m)2.1 seconds Sep 21 1:00 PM
Air Temperature (-3m)20.2 C (68.4 F)Sep 21 1:00 PM
Wind Direction [Primary] (-3m)NNESep 21 1:00 PM
Wind Speed [Primary] (-3m)8.4 m/s (19 mph, 16 kts)Sep 21 1:00 PM
Wind Gust [Primary] (-3m)11.2 m/s (25 mph, 22 kts)Sep 21 1:00 PM
Water Temperature (2m)13.5 C (56.4 F) Sep 21 1:00 PM
Water Temperature (2m)13.5 C (56.4 F) Sep 21 1:00 PM
Water Temperature (5m)13.3 C (56.0 F) Sep 21 1:00 PM
Water Temperature (10m)12.8 C (55.1 F) Sep 21 1:00 PM
Water Temperature (15m)12.4 C (54.4 F) Sep 21 1:00 PM
Water Temperature (25m)12.4 C (54.3 F) Sep 21 1:00 PM
Salinity (2m)29.4 psu Sep 21 1:00 PM
Salinity (5m)29.7 psu Sep 21 1:00 PM
Salinity (10m)31.5 psu Sep 21 1:00 PM
Salinity (15m)31.8 psu Sep 21 1:00 PM
Salinity (25m)31.8 psu Sep 21 1:00 PM
Pressure (5m)5.0 decibars Sep 21 1:00 PM
Pressure (10m)9.7 decibars Sep 21 1:00 PM
Pressure (15m)14.5 decibars Sep 21 1:00 PM
Sigma-T (2m)22.0 kg/m^3 Sep 21 1:00 PM
Sigma-T (5m)22.2 kg/m^3 Sep 21 1:00 PM
Sigma-T (10m)23.7 kg/m^3 Sep 21 1:00 PM
Sigma-T (15m)24.0 kg/m^3 Sep 21 1:00 PM
Sigma-T (25m)24.0 kg/m^3 Sep 21 1:00 PM
Current Direction (2m)SWSep 21 1:00 PM
Current Speed (2m)13.5 cm/s (0.26 kts)Sep 21 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (2m)-9.1 cm/s (-0.18 kts)Sep 21 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (5m)3.8 cm/s (0.07 kts)Sep 21 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (6m)8.0 cm/s (0.16 kts)Sep 21 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (7m)11.1 cm/s (0.22 kts)Sep 21 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (8m)10.8 cm/s (0.21 kts)Sep 21 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (9m)10.6 cm/s (0.21 kts)Sep 21 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (10m)6.6 cm/s (0.13 kts)Sep 21 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (11m)3.7 cm/s (0.07 kts)Sep 21 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (12m)0.0 cm/s (0.00 kts)Sep 21 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (13m)-0.7 cm/s (-0.01 kts)Sep 21 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (14m)-1.1 cm/s (-0.02 kts)Sep 21 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (15m)-1.4 cm/s (-0.03 kts)Sep 21 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (16m)-0.7 cm/s (-0.01 kts)Sep 21 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (18m)0.7 cm/s (0.01 kts)Sep 21 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (19m)-0.7 cm/s (-0.01 kts)Sep 21 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (20m)-0.7 cm/s (-0.01 kts)Sep 21 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (21m)-1.0 cm/s (-0.02 kts)Sep 21 1:00 PM
East Current Velocity (22m)-1.3 cm/s (-0.03 kts)Sep 21 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (2m)-10.0 cm/s (-0.19 kts)Sep 21 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (5m)-4.4 cm/s (-0.09 kts)Sep 21 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (6m)-1.8 cm/s (-0.03 kts)Sep 21 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (7m)-0.1 cm/s (-0.00 kts)Sep 21 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (8m)1.6 cm/s (0.03 kts)Sep 21 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (9m)0.8 cm/s (0.01 kts)Sep 21 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (10m)-1.1 cm/s (-0.02 kts)Sep 21 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (11m)-4.3 cm/s (-0.08 kts)Sep 21 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (12m)-4.1 cm/s (-0.08 kts)Sep 21 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (13m)-2.5 cm/s (-0.05 kts)Sep 21 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (14m)-1.5 cm/s (-0.03 kts)Sep 21 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (15m)0.4 cm/s (0.01 kts)Sep 21 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (16m)1.6 cm/s (0.03 kts)Sep 21 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (18m)3.8 cm/s (0.07 kts)Sep 21 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (19m)3.5 cm/s (0.07 kts)Sep 21 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (20m)3.5 cm/s (0.07 kts)Sep 21 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (21m)3.4 cm/s (0.07 kts)Sep 21 1:00 PM
North Current Velocity (22m)3.1 cm/s (0.06 kts)Sep 21 1:00 PM
Average Chlorophyll Concentration (5m)2.4 micrograms/liter Sep 21 1:00 PM
Sea water Turbidity (5m)1.8 ntus Sep 21 1:00 PM
CDOM Fluoresence (5m)-0.8 ppb (QSDE) Sep 21 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).
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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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