ORANGE BEACH NM SE of Mobile, AL (42012)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 85° F
Wind direction (W Dir): SSE (155 - 164 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 7.8 kts (8.9 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 13.6 kts (15.7 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 3 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 1.31 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 1.3 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 3 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 1.64 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 0.82 - 2.46 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 29.97 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): +0.01 in
Decreasing or steady, then increasing; or increasing, then increasing more rapidly

Updated: 6:50 PM CDT on July 24, 2016

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 92 ft
Wave Height: 1.21 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 2.7 sec
Average Wave Period: 3.0 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 7:00 PM CDT on July 24, 2016

General Information

Location: 30.065 North -87.555 West
Buoy Type: 3-meter discus buoy
Buoy Hull: 3DV11
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 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 85 89
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South 5.8 6.7 5 0.98 exactly 1.0 - - - 29.98 +0.02
21:50 85 89
-
South 3.9 4.5 0.66 exactly 0.7 - - - 29.99 +0.04
22:50 85 89
-
South 5.8 6.7 5 0.98 exactly 1.0 - - - 30.00 +0.04
23:50 85 89
-
South 5.8 6.7 0.66 exactly 0.7 - - - 30.00 +0.02
00:50 85 89
-
South 3.9 4.5 0.66 exactly 0.7 - - - 30.00 -
01:50 84 89
-
SSW 1.9 2.2 0.66 exactly 0.7 - - - 29.99 -0.02
02:50 82 89
-
West 7.8 8.9 0.66 exactly 0.7 - - - 29.97 -0.03
03:50 85 89
-
South 9.7 11.2 5 0.98 exactly 1.0 - - - 29.95 -0.04
04:50 85 88
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South 7.8 8.9 3 0.98 exactly 1.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.96 -0.02
05:50 84 89
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SW 7.8 8.9 3 0.98 exactly 1.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.98 +0.01
06:50 85 89
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South 3.9 4.5 3 0.98 exactly 1.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.99 +0.04
07:50 85 89
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South 3.9 4.5 4 0.98 exactly 1.0 - - - 30.00 +0.04
08:50 86 89
-
ESE 1.9 2.2 3 0.98 exactly 1.0 - - - 30.01 +0.04
09:50 86 89
-
ESE 3.9 4.5 0.66 exactly 0.7 - - - 30.01 +0.02
10:50 86 89
-
ESE 5.8 6.7 4 0.98 exactly 1.0 - - - 30.02 +0.02
11:50 86 89
-
ESE 5.8 6.7 0.66 exactly 0.7 - - - 30.02 -
12:50 86 90
-
ESE 5.8 6.7 0.66 exactly 0.7 - - - 30.01 -
13:50 83 90
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East 17.5 20.1 0.66 exactly 0.7 - - - 29.99 -0.03
14:50 85 89
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East 5.8 6.7 3 0.98 exactly 1.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.99 -0.03
15:50 85 90
-
ESE 7.8 8.9 0.66 exactly 0.7 - - - 29.96 -0.05
16:50 85 89
-
ESE 9.7 11.2 3 0.98 exactly 1.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.97 -0.03
17:50 86 89
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ESE 9.7 11.2 3 1.31 exactly 1.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.96 -0.02
18:50 85 89
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SSE 7.8 8.9 3 1.31 exactly 1.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.97 +0.01

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 92 ft 1.02 ft 4.5 sec 3.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 92 ft 0.98 ft 4.5 sec 3.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 92 ft 0.82 ft 3.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 92 ft 0.82 ft 4.8 sec 3.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 92 ft 0.75 ft 3.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 92 ft 0.72 ft 3.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 92 ft 0.62 ft 3.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 92 ft 0.72 ft 3.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 92 ft 0.82 ft 4.5 sec 3.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 92 ft 1.08 ft 2.9 sec 3.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 92 ft 1.08 ft 2.9 sec 3.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 92 ft 1.05 ft 3.0 sec 3.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 92 ft 1.02 ft 4.2 sec 3.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 92 ft 0.85 ft 3.4 sec 3.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
10:00 92 ft 0.79 ft 3.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
11:00 92 ft 0.82 ft 4.3 sec 3.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
12:00 92 ft 0.75 ft 3.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
13:00 92 ft 0.69 ft 3.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
14:00 92 ft 0.69 ft 3.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
15:00 92 ft 0.98 ft 2.6 sec 3.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
16:00 92 ft 0.79 ft 3.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
17:00 92 ft 1.05 ft 3.0 sec 3.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
18:00 92 ft 1.28 ft 3.0 sec 2.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
19:00 92 ft 1.21 ft 2.7 sec 3.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec