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Sea Conditions at SHINNECOCK INLET

Long Island, New York USA.
Latitude 40 degrees 50.52 minutes North Longitude 72 degrees 28.70 minutes West

A service of LIShore

Page last updated 12/16/2017 07:33 EST

Station status 7/26/2017:
1) The water quality instrument has been removed for repairs and will be redeployed as soon as possible. We regret any inconvenience.
2) Weather is reported in Greenwich Mean Time or British Standard Time (Eastern Daylight Time + 4 hours, 1600 GMT / BST = noon EST). We will switch to zone local (EST and EDT) as soon as possible.
Weather Observations at Light Tower "Big White"
Time 12/14/17 10:06p GMT Maximum, last 24 hr Minimum, last 24 hr
Average wind speed 7 mph
6 knots
26.0 mph
at 3:52p
Wind gust 26 mph
23 kts
   
Wind direction WNW : 284 deg true    
Air temperature 31 F
-0 C
32 F (-0 C)
at 4:17p
24 F (-4 C)
at 4:49a
Barometric pressure 29.95 in Hg (1014 mbar)    
Barometer trend Rising Rapidly    
Rain today 0 in (0 mm)    
Photosynthetically Active Radiation (PAR) at Oaklands Marina
Time 12/16 07:30 Maximum, last 24 hr  
PAR 182 uE m-2s-1 1658 uE m-2s-1
at 12/15 11:06
 
Tide at Oaklands Marina
See note below regarding MSL reference.
Time 12/16 07:30 Maximum, last 24 hr Minimum, last 24 hr
Water level 0.6 feet (0.2 meters) MSL 1.2 feet (0.4 meters) MSL
at 12/15 17:36
-1.9 feet (-0.6 meters) MSL
at 12/15 23:24
Tide Tide is ebbing
Rate of change:-0.4 feet/hr
-0.1 meters/hr
   
Water temperature
(water quality sensor reading is more accurate if avaialable)
43 F ( 6 C) 44 F ( 7 C),
at 12/15 17:18
38 F ( 3 C),
at 12/16 01:12
Water Quality at Oaklands Marina
Time 12/16 07:25 Maximum, last 24 hr Minimum, last 24 hr
Water temperature 42 F ( 5.322 C) 43 F ( 6.116 C)
at 12/15 17:13
37 F ( 2.611 C)
at 12/16 00:49
Salinity 31.638 PSU 31.811 PSU
at 12/15 08:01
30.672 PSU
at 12/16 00:49
Dissolved Oxygen 7.87 mg/l 8.79 mg/l
at 12/15 12:49
7.8 mg/l
at 12/15 21:49
Oxygen Saturation 76.7 % 80.5 %
at 12/15 13:37
75.8 %
at 12/15 22:13
Chlorophyll a 1.88 ug/l 2.75 ug/l
at 12/15 16:37
1.03 ug/l
at 12/15 13:01
Turbidity 3.02 NTU 7.05 NTU
at 12/15 15:01
1.83 NTU
at 12/16 01:49

NOTES:

  1. Real-time data are unchecked and preliminary. Please read this disclaimer.
  2. MSL = measurement referenced to Mean Sea Level. Seasonal and weather system biases highly affect estuarine water levels, therefore the MSL datum for this station is preliminary until data are collected over a sufficient length of time to define it accurately.
  3. Inlet camera supported by crowdfunding - Click here to donate.
  4. Sensors supported by the Shinnecock Bay Restoration Program.

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