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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 02/21/2018 02:15 EST

Station status 12/23/2017:
1) 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 2/21/2018 7:22:00 AM Maximum, last 24 hr Minimum, last 24 hr
Average wind speed 10 mph
9 knots
Wind gust 15 mph
13 kts
   
Wind direction SW : 221 deg true    
Air temperature 45 F
7 C
Barometric pressure 30.41 in Hg (1030 mbar)    
Barometer trend    
Rain today 0 in (0 mm)    
Photosynthetically Active Radiation (PAR) at Oaklands Marina
Time 02/21 02:12 Maximum, last 24 hr  
PAR 0 uE m-2s-1 1839 uE m-2s-1
at 02/20 13:00
 
Tide at Oaklands Marina
See note below regarding MSL reference.
Time 02/21 02:12 Maximum, last 24 hr Minimum, last 24 hr
Water level -0.9 feet (-0.3 meters) MSL 1.1 feet (0.3 meters) MSL
at 02/20 22:36
-2.3 feet (-0.7 meters) MSL
at 02/20 15:42
Tide Tide is ebbing
Rate of change:-0.8 feet/hr
-0.3 meters/hr
   
Water temperature
(water quality sensor reading is more accurate if avaialable)
42 F ( 6 C) 46 F ( 8 C),
at 02/20 16:18
41 F ( 5 C),
at 02/20 10:00
Water Quality at Oaklands Marina
Time 02/21 02:14 Maximum, last 24 hr Minimum, last 24 hr
Water temperature 41 F ( 4.760 C) 44 F ( 6.877 C)
at 02/20 16:13
40 F ( 4.386 C)
at 02/20 10:50
Salinity 31.596 PSU 31.631 PSU
at 02/20 21:50
30.477 PSU
at 02/20 16:25
Dissolved Oxygen 6.56 mg/l 15.21 mg/l
at 02/20 05:01
4.99 mg/l
at 02/20 22:26
Oxygen Saturation 62.9 % 148.1 %
at 02/20 05:01
47.9 %
at 02/20 22:26
Chlorophyll a 0.41 ug/l 0.64 ug/l
at 02/20 20:02
0.29 ug/l
at 02/20 13:02
Turbidity 0.62 NTU 1.19 NTU
at 02/20 21:50
0.44 NTU
at 02/20 11:14

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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