Orange Beach, AL Buoy (42012)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 83° F
Wind direction (W Dir): East (85 - 94 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 1.9 kts (2.2 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 1.9 kts (2.2 mph)
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 0.66 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 0.7 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 29.94 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): +0.01 in
Increasing (steadily or unsteadily)

Updated: 11:50 PM CDT on September 18, 2014

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 92 ft
Wave Height: 0.62 ft
Spectral Peak Period:
Average Wave Period: 4.1 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 12:00 AM CDT on September 19, 2014

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 Pressure
  Air
(°F)
Water
(°F)
  Dir Speed
(kts)
Speed
(mph)
Atmo.
(in)
Tend.
(in)
20:50 83 86
-
- 0.0 0.0 29.93 +0.04
21:50 83 86
-
- 0.0 0.0 29.94 +0.03
22:50 83 86
-
- 0.0 0.0 29.94 +0.03
23:50 83 86
-
East 1.9 2.2 29.94 +0.01

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 92 ft 0.75 ft 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 92 ft 0.66 ft 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 92 ft 0.62 ft 4.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec