Orange Beach, AL Buoy (42012)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 61° F
Wind direction (W Dir): ESE (115 - 124 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 15.6 kts (17.9 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 19.4 kts (22.4 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 6 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 4.59 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 4.6 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 6 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 4.92 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 4.10 - 5.74 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.14 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): -0.02 in
Steady or increasing, then decreasing; or decreasing, then decreasing more rapidly

Updated: 4:50 PM CST on February 14, 2016

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 92 ft
Wave Height: 4.63 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 6.3 sec
Average Wave Period: 4.6 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 5:00 PM CST on February 14, 2016

General Information

Location: 30.065 North -87.555 West
Buoy Type: 3-meter discus buoy
Buoy Hull: 3D12
Payload: ARES 4.4 payload
Owned by: NDBC
Windspeed: Measured by obtained from anemometer
Sea Surface: Measured by Intake
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Weather and Wave Data

Time Temp Humidity Wind Dominant Wave Wind Wave Pressure
  Air
(°F)
Water
(°F)
  Dir Speed
(kts)
Speed
(mph)
Period
(sec)
Height
(ft)
Range
(ft)
Period
(sec)
Height
(ft)
Range
(ft)
Atmo.
(in)
Tend.
(in)
20:50 56 64
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NNE 15.6 17.9 4 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.34 +0.02
21:50 55 64
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NNE 17.5 20.1 4 2.30 exactly 2.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.33 +0.01
22:50 54 64
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NE 15.6 17.9 4 2.30 exactly 2.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.33 -
23:50 54 64
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NE 15.6 17.9 4 2.30 exactly 2.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.30 -0.04
00:50 54 64
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ENE 15.6 17.9 4 2.30 exactly 2.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.28 -0.05
01:50 54 64
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ENE 15.6 17.9 4 2.62 exactly 2.6 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.26 -0.07
02:50 54 64
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East 13.6 15.7 4 2.62 exactly 2.6 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.25 -0.06
03:50 55 64
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East 13.6 15.7 5 2.62 exactly 2.6 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.23 -0.05
04:50 55 64
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East 13.6 15.7 5 2.62 exactly 2.6 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.25 -0.01
05:50 55 64
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East 15.6 17.9 5 2.62 exactly 2.6 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.24 -
06:50 56 64
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East 15.6 17.9 5 2.95 exactly 3.0 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.26 +0.03
07:50 56 64
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East 17.5 20.1 5 3.28 exactly 3.3 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.25 -
08:50 57 64
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ESE 17.5 20.1 5 2.95 exactly 3.0 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.25 +0.01
09:50 57 64
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ESE 17.5 20.1 5 3.61 exactly 3.6 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.25 -
10:50 58 64
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ESE 17.5 20.1 5 3.94 exactly 3.9 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.25 -
11:50 59 64
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ESE 17.5 20.1 6 3.94 exactly 3.9 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.22 -0.03
12:50 59 64
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ESE 17.5 20.1 6 4.27 exactly 4.3 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.19 -0.06
13:50 60 64
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SE 15.6 17.9 6 4.59 exactly 4.6 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.16 -0.09
14:50 61 64
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SE 15.6 17.9 6 4.27 exactly 4.3 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.15 -0.08
15:50 61 64
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ESE 13.6 15.7 6 4.27 exactly 4.3 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.15 -0.04
16:50 61 64
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ESE 15.6 17.9 6 4.59 exactly 4.6 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.14 -0.02

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 92 ft 2.07 ft 3.4 sec 3.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 92 ft 2.10 ft 3.6 sec 3.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 92 ft 2.17 ft 3.7 sec 3.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 92 ft 2.36 ft 3.8 sec 3.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 92 ft 2.26 ft 4.2 sec 3.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 92 ft 2.40 ft 4.2 sec 3.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 92 ft 2.66 ft 4.3 sec 3.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 92 ft 2.72 ft 4.3 sec 3.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 92 ft 2.69 ft 4.5 sec 3.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 92 ft 2.56 ft 5.0 sec 3.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 92 ft 2.79 ft 5.0 sec 3.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 92 ft 2.82 ft 5.3 sec 3.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 92 ft 3.18 ft 5.3 sec 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 92 ft 3.08 ft 5.0 sec 3.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
10:00 92 ft 3.51 ft 5.3 sec 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
11:00 92 ft 3.94 ft 5.0 sec 4.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
12:00 92 ft 3.97 ft 5.6 sec 4.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
13:00 92 ft 4.27 ft 5.9 sec 4.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
14:00 92 ft 4.46 ft 5.9 sec 4.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
15:00 92 ft 4.33 ft 5.9 sec 4.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
16:00 92 ft 4.27 ft 5.9 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
17:00 92 ft 4.63 ft 6.3 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec