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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 08/23/2017 05:55 EDT

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 08/23/17 10:02a GMT Maximum, last 24 hr Minimum, last 24 hr
Average wind speed 11 mph
10 knots
27.0 mph
at 12:00a
Wind gust 27 mph
23 kts
Wind direction WSW : 241 deg true    
Air temperature 71 F
22 C
74 F (23 C)
at 12:20a
70 F (21 C)
at 7:40a
Barometric pressure 29.76 in Hg (1008 mbar)    
Barometer trend Steady    
Rain today 0.05 in (1 mm)    
Photosynthetically Active Radiation (PAR) at Oaklands Marina
Time 08/23 05:54 Maximum, last 24 hr  
PAR 1 uE m-2s-1 2502 uE m-2s-1
at 08/22 11:18
Tide at Oaklands Marina
See note below regarding MSL reference.
Time 08/23 05:54 Maximum, last 24 hr Minimum, last 24 hr
Water level -0.3 feet (-0.1 meters) MSL 2.6 feet (0.8 meters) MSL
at 08/22 20:42
-1.6 feet (-0.5 meters) MSL
at 08/22 14:30
Tide Tide is flooding
Rate of change:0.7 feet/hr
0.2 meters/hr
Water temperature
(water quality sensor reading is more accurate if avaialable)
71 F (21 C) 74 F (23 C),
at 08/22 15:06
67 F (20 C),
at 08/22 06:30
Water Quality at Oaklands Marina
Time ND Maximum, last 24 hr Minimum, last 24 hr
Water temperature ND ND ND
Salinity ND PSU ND PSU
at ND
at ND
Dissolved Oxygen ND ND ND
Oxygen Saturation ND % ND %
at ND
ND %
at ND
Chlorophyll a ND ug/l ND ug/l
at ND
ND ug/l
at ND
Turbidity ND NTU ND NTU
at ND
at ND


  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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