Little Lagoon SW

Little Lagoon

Gulf Shores, Alabama, United States

Site 4 is at a pier owned by Greg Luce and near the residence in the Bon Secour Wildlife Refuge home of LLPS Board Member Chan West. There is almost no development pressure in this end of the lagoon. Water quality overall is quite good here likely due to almost no development in the BNWR. Spring and Fall Diatom blooms here can be quite heavy and the toxic Dinoflagellate Karlodinium seems to like this end of Little Lagoon.

Location created by
Dennis Hatfield
  • Lat: 30.235
  • Lng: -87.80948
  • Waterbody Type: Lagoon
  • Timezone: America/Chicago

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Observation tests summary

Salinity ppt
28.0 Latest
26.3 Average
Water temperature ℃
18.4 Latest
22.8 Average
Dissolved oxygen (mg/L)
8.3 Latest
6.9 Average
pH (0-14)
8.2 Latest
8.0 Average
Air temperature ℃
21.0 Latest
22.1 Average
Secchi depth (m)
0.7 Latest
0.7 Average
Total coliform per 100mL
0 Latest
105 Average
E.coli per 100mL
0 Latest
14 Average
Other coliform per 100mL
0 Latest
91 Average