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

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Mooring PR111 : CarICOOS Data Buoy A


Latitude: 17° 51.79´N
Longitude: 66° 30.62´W
Location Description: South of Caja de Muertos Island
Deployed: May 10 2018
Coast Guard Light List Letter: A
Coast Guard Light List Number 31941
Water Depth: 17 meters (56 feet)
Watch Circle Radius: 60 meters (197 feet)
Last Cell Phone Transmission: Aug 16, 01 PM AST
Last GOES Transmission: Aug 16, 05 PM AST
Latest Event:
May 10, 09 AM AST
Last cell phone call was received prior to buoy arriving back on station (probable issues with cell coverage after last fall's hurricane).


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)Sensor Failure Aug 16 5:00 PM
Maximum Wave Height (0m)Sensor Failure Aug 16 5:00 PM
Dominant Wave Period (0m)Sensor Failure Aug 16 5:00 PM
Mean Wave Direction (0m)Sensor Failure Aug 16 5:00 PM
Mean Wave Direction Spread (0m)Sensor Failure Aug 16 5:00 PM
Significant Wave Height (alt) (0m)1.3 meters (4.3 ft) Aug 16 5:00 PM
Dominant Wave Period (alt) (0m)6.4 seconds Aug 16 5:00 PM
Significant Wave Height (test) (0m)1.2 meters (4.0 ft) Aug 16 5:00 PM
Maximum Wave Height (test) (0m)2.0 meters (6.4 ft) Aug 16 5:00 PM
Dominant Wave Period (test) (0m)6.3 seconds Aug 16 5:00 PM
Mean Wave Direction (test) (0m)116.5 degrees Aug 16 5:00 PM
Air Temperature (-3m)29.5 C (85.2 F) Aug 16 5:00 PM
Barometric Pressure (-3m)1015.4 millibars Aug 16 5:00 PM
Wind Direction (-4m)East Aug 16 5:00 PM
Wind 2 Direction [Primary] (-4m)East Aug 16 5:00 PM
Wind Speed (-4m)10.2 m/s (23 mph, 20 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
Wind 2 Speed [Primary] (-4m)9.5 m/s (21 mph, 18 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
Wind Gust (-4m)13.0 m/s (29 mph, 25 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
Wind 2 Gust [Primary] (-4m)12.5 m/s (28 mph, 24 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
Water Temperature (1m)28.9 C (84.0 F) Aug 16 5:00 PM
Salinity (1m)35.1 psu Aug 16 5:00 PM
Sigma-T (1m)22.2 kg/m^3 Aug 16 5:00 PM
Current Direction (2.5m)WSW Aug 16 5:00 PM
Current Direction (4m)WSW Aug 16 5:00 PM
Current Direction (5m)SW Aug 16 5:00 PM
Current Direction (6m)West Aug 16 5:00 PM
Current Direction (7m)WSW Aug 16 5:00 PM
Current Direction (8m)SW Aug 16 5:00 PM
Current Direction (9m)SW Aug 16 5:00 PM
Current Direction (10m)SW Aug 16 5:00 PM
Current Direction (11m)SW Aug 16 5:00 PM
Current Direction (12m)SW Aug 16 5:00 PM
Current Direction (13m)SW Aug 16 5:00 PM
Current Direction (14m)SW Aug 16 5:00 PM
Current Direction (15m)SW Aug 16 5:00 PM
Current Direction (16m)Sensor Failure Aug 16 5:00 PM
Current Speed (2.5m)7.4 cm/s (0.14 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
Current Speed (4m)7.8 cm/s (0.15 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
Current Speed (5m)6.7 cm/s (0.13 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
Current Speed (6m)11.6 cm/s (0.23 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
Current Speed (7m)15.3 cm/s (0.30 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
Current Speed (8m)14.6 cm/s (0.28 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
Current Speed (9m)12.5 cm/s (0.24 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
Current Speed (10m)13.3 cm/s (0.26 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
Current Speed (11m)13.2 cm/s (0.26 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
Current Speed (12m)11.8 cm/s (0.23 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
Current Speed (13m)9.9 cm/s (0.19 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
Current Speed (14m)10.2 cm/s (0.20 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
Current Speed (15m)9.6 cm/s (0.19 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
Current Speed (16m)Sensor Failure Aug 16 5:00 PM
East Current Velocity (2.5m)-6.9 cm/s (-0.13 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
East Current Velocity (4m)-7.0 cm/s (-0.14 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
East Current Velocity (5m)-4.5 cm/s (-0.09 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
East Current Velocity (6m)-11.4 cm/s (-0.22 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
East Current Velocity (7m)-13.9 cm/s (-0.27 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
East Current Velocity (8m)-10.9 cm/s (-0.21 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
East Current Velocity (9m)-9.9 cm/s (-0.19 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
East Current Velocity (10m)-9.9 cm/s (-0.19 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
East Current Velocity (11m)-8.5 cm/s (-0.17 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
East Current Velocity (12m)-9.3 cm/s (-0.18 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
East Current Velocity (13m)-5.7 cm/s (-0.11 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
East Current Velocity (14m)-7.4 cm/s (-0.14 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
East Current Velocity (15m)-7.0 cm/s (-0.14 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
East Current Velocity (16m)Sensor Failure Aug 16 5:00 PM
North Current Velocity (2.5m)-2.6 cm/s (-0.05 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
North Current Velocity (4m)-3.5 cm/s (-0.07 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
North Current Velocity (5m)-5.0 cm/s (-0.10 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
North Current Velocity (6m)-1.9 cm/s (-0.04 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
North Current Velocity (7m)-6.3 cm/s (-0.12 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
North Current Velocity (8m)-9.8 cm/s (-0.19 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
North Current Velocity (9m)-7.6 cm/s (-0.15 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
North Current Velocity (10m)-8.9 cm/s (-0.17 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
North Current Velocity (11m)-10.1 cm/s (-0.20 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
North Current Velocity (12m)-7.3 cm/s (-0.14 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
North Current Velocity (13m)-8.1 cm/s (-0.16 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
North Current Velocity (14m)-7.0 cm/s (-0.14 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
North Current Velocity (15m)-6.6 cm/s (-0.13 kts) Aug 16 5:00 PM
North Current Velocity (16m)Sensor Failure Aug 16 5:00 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:

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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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Entire Position History:

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