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Susquehanna - S

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Near Havre De Grace, MD NOTE: BUOY OFFLINE; AWAITING PARTS AND TESTING OF NEW BUOY DESIGN

Geolocation is 39.5404, -76.0736

Data in red are more than 12 hours old.
Parameter Group Sort Value Unit Date Graphs
Water TemperatureWaterQuality245.7F2017-12-08 11:00 EST1 7 30
TurbidityWaterQuality25NTU2017-12-08 11:00 EST1 7 30
Chlorophyll AWaterQuality21.17ug/L2017-12-08 11:00 EST1 7 30
Barometric PressureMeteorological130.1inches2017-12-08 11:50 EST1 7 30
Water SalinityWaterQuality20.1PSU2017-12-08 11:00 EST1 7 30
Air TemperatureMeteorological136.9F2017-12-08 11:50 EST1 7 30
Dissolved OxygenWaterQuality212.30mg/L2017-12-08 11:00 EST1 7 30
Current SpeedCurrents40.020kts2017-12-08 11:00 EST1 7 30
Current DirectionCurrents4206Deg. Mag.2017-12-08 11:00 EST1 7 30
Avg Nitrates mg/lWaterQuality21.33mg/L2017-12-08 11:00 EST1 7 30
Sea Nettle ProbabilityWaterQuality20%2017-12-08 11:00 EST1 7 30
Wind DirectionMeteorological1319Deg. Mag.2017-12-08 11:50 EST1 7 30
Wind SpeedMeteorological13.3kts2017-12-08 11:50 EST1 7 30
Wind GustMeteorological15.1kts2017-12-08 11:50 EST1 7 30

On August 2, 1608, the Virginia Company explorers went as far north as the falls above current-day Havre de Grace near Port Deposit on the Susquehanna River. Captain John Smith and his group of explorers spent several days exploring the northern reaches of the Chesapeake Bay, and met with a group of Susquehannock Indians who had traveled south from Pennsylvania to meet them.

Today, citizens on both sides of the Susquehanna River appreciate their region's unique maritime history. The Lower Susquehanna Heritage Greenway links the area's natural, historic, and cultural resources.

Visit the buoy from the area's many marinas. The buoy is visible from locations along the Harford and Cecil County shorelines, including Havre de Grace's Concord Point and Promenade area.

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

For more information on the history of the area surrounding the Susquehanna River buoy, please visit:

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