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Annapolis - AN

Near Annapolis, MD

Geolocation is 38.9631, -76.4475

Data in red are more than 12 hours old.
Parameter Group Sort Value Unit Date Graphs
Mean Wave PeriodWaves33.9s2021-04-20 02:42 EDT1 7 30
Barometric PressureMeteorological130.0inches2021-04-20 02:42 EDT1 7 30
Significant Wave HeightWaves30.44ft2021-04-20 02:42 EDT1 7 30
Air TemperatureMeteorological149.7F2021-04-20 02:42 EDT1 7 30
Current SpeedCurrents40.029kts2021-04-20 02:42 EDT1 7 30
Current DirectionCurrents487Deg. Mag.2021-04-20 02:42 EDT1 7 30
LatitudePosition538.96358Degrees2021-04-20 02:42 EDT1 7 30
LongitudePosition5-76.44672Degrees2021-04-20 02:42 EDT1 7 30
Wave Direction (From)Waves3144Deg. Mag.2021-04-20 02:42 EDT1 7 30
Water SalinityWaterQuality27.3PSU2021-04-20 02:42 EDT1 7 30
Water TemperatureWaterQuality256.6F2021-04-20 02:42 EDT1 7 30
TurbidityWaterQuality22NTU2021-04-20 02:42 EDT1 7 30
Wind SpeedMeteorological12.2kts2021-04-20 02:42 EDT1 7 30
Wind GustMeteorological13.3kts2021-04-20 02:42 EDT1 7 30
Sea Nettle ProbabilityWaterQuality20%2021-04-20 02:42 EDT1 7 30

"The western shore by which we sailed we found all along well watered, but very mountainous and barren, the valleys very fertile, but extreme thick of small wood so well as trees and much frequented with wolves, bears, deer, and other wild beasts." - Captain John Smith, 1608

Today, Annapolis is a major hub for recreational boating and is home to the U.S. Naval Academy. The natural harbor early settlers enjoyed that is now downtown Annapolis is evident on NOAA charts for the area.

Visit the buoy from several parks that are a short boat ride away, including Jonas Green and Sandy Point.

Be sure to check the weather forecast before you head out.

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