W TAMPA 106NM West Northwest of Tampa, FL (42036)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 85° F
Humidity: 62
Wind direction (W Dir): NW (315 - 324 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 7.8 kts (8.9 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 9.7 kts (11.2 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 4 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 1.64 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 1.6 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 4 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 1.64 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 0.82 - 2.46 ft
Wave Swell Period (WSP): 4 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 1.64 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 0.82 - 2.46 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.09 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): +0.06 in
Increasing, then steady; or increasing, then increasing more slowly

Updated: 9:50 AM EDT on August 20, 2014

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 167 ft
Wave Height: 1.54 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 4.3 sec
Average Wave Period: 3.8 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 10:00 AM EDT on August 20, 2014

General Information

Location: 28.5 North -84.517 West
Buoy Type: 3-meter discus buoy
Buoy Hull: 3D73
Payload: ARES 4.4 payload
Owned by: NDBC
Windspeed: Measured by obtained from anemometer
Sea Surface: Measured by Intake

Weather and Wave Data

Time Temp Humidity Wind Dominant Wave Wind Wave Wave Swell Pressure
  Air
(°F)
Water
(°F)
  Dir Speed
(kts)
Speed
(mph)
Period
(sec)
Height
(ft)
Range
(ft)
Period
(sec)
Height
(ft)
Range
(ft)
Period
(sec)
Height
(ft)
Range
(ft)
Atmo.
(in)
Tend.
(in)
20:50 85 87 58 West 5.8 6.7 5 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.00 +0.01
21:50 85 87 59 WSW 3.9 4.5 4 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.01 +0.02
22:50 85 87 59 SW 3.9 4.5 4 1.64 exactly 1.6 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.02 +0.03
23:50 85 87 61 SW 7.8 8.9 4 1.31 exactly 1.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.02 +0.02
00:50 85 87 61 WSW 9.7 11.2 5 1.31 exactly 1.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.03 +0.01
01:50 85 86 61 West 7.8 8.9 4 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.02 -
02:50 85 86 60 WSW 7.8 8.9 4 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.00 -0.02
03:50 85 86 61 WSW 7.8 8.9 6 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.99 -0.04
04:50 85 86 64 WSW 7.8 8.9 6 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.99 -0.03
05:50 85 86 62 WSW 5.8 6.7 5 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.01 +0.01
06:50 85 86 60 WSW 7.8 8.9 6 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.02 +0.03
07:50 85 86 63 WNW 7.8 8.9 5 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.05 +0.06
08:50 84 86 63 NNW 9.7 11.2 5 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.07 +0.07
09:50 85 86 62 NW 7.8 8.9 4 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.09 +0.06

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 167 ft 1.71 ft 4.5 sec 4.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 167 ft 1.71 ft 4.8 sec 4.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 167 ft 1.64 ft 4.3 sec 4.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 167 ft 1.44 ft 4.0 sec 4.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 167 ft 1.44 ft 5.0 sec 4.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 167 ft 1.54 ft 3.8 sec 4.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 167 ft 1.64 ft 4.3 sec 4.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 167 ft 1.71 ft 5.6 sec 3.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 167 ft 1.64 ft 5.6 sec 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 167 ft 1.57 ft 5.6 sec 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 167 ft 1.57 ft 5.3 sec 3.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 167 ft 1.57 ft 5.0 sec 3.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
10:00 167 ft 1.54 ft 4.3 sec 3.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec