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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 01/18/2018 12:29 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 1/18/2018 12:41:50 PM Maximum, last 24 hr Minimum, last 24 hr
Average wind speed 11 mph
9 knots
Wind gust 13 mph
12 kts
   
Wind direction NW : 316 deg true    
Air temperature 29 F
-2 C
Barometric pressure 30.18 in Hg (1022 mbar)    
Barometer trend    
Rain today 0 in (0 mm)    
Photosynthetically Active Radiation (PAR) at Oaklands Marina
Time 01/18 12:24 Maximum, last 24 hr  
PAR 2137 uE m-2s-1 2147 uE m-2s-1
at 01/18 12:00
 
Tide at Oaklands Marina
See note below regarding MSL reference.
Time 01/18 12:24 Maximum, last 24 hr Minimum, last 24 hr
Water level -0.9 feet (-0.3 meters) MSL 2 feet (0.6 meters) MSL
at 01/18 08:18
-1.8 feet (-0.6 meters) MSL
at 01/18 01:24
Tide Tide is ebbing
Rate of change:-1 feet/hr
-0.3 meters/hr
   
Water temperature
(water quality sensor reading is more accurate if avaialable)
37 F ( 3 C) 39 F ( 4 C),
at 01/17 12:30
35 F ( 2 C),
at 01/18 02:30
Water Quality at Oaklands Marina
Time 01/18 12:25 Maximum, last 24 hr Minimum, last 24 hr
Water temperature 36 F ( 2.183 C) 37 F ( 2.928 C)
at 01/17 12:37
34 F ( 0.941 C)
at 01/18 02:37
Salinity 31.825 PSU 31.999 PSU
at 01/18 10:49
30.644 PSU
at 01/18 02:37
Dissolved Oxygen 4.34 mg/l 4.41 mg/l
at 01/18 07:37
3.76 mg/l
at 01/18 01:25
Oxygen Saturation 39.1 % 39.9 %
at 01/18 07:37
33.0 %
at 01/18 01:25
Chlorophyll a 0.94 ug/l 2.69 ug/l
at 01/18 07:01
0.85 ug/l
at 01/18 11:49
Turbidity 2.09 NTU 2.89 NTU
at 01/18 05:13
1.06 NTU
at 01/17 15:49

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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