ORANGE BEACH NM SE of Mobile, AL (42012)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 78° F
Humidity: 95
Wind direction (W Dir): SSW (205 - 214 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 13.6 kts (15.7 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 15.6 kts (17.9 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 4 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 2.62 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 2.6 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 4 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 3.28 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 2.46 - 4.10 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 29.94 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): -0.03 in
Decreasing, then steady; or decreasing, then decreasing more slowly

Updated: 2:50 AM CDT on May 28, 2017

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 85 ft
Wave Height: 2.59 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 4.0 sec
Average Wave Period: 3.7 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 3:00 AM CDT on May 28, 2017

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 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 78 79 96 SSW 13.6 15.7 5 1.97 exactly 2.0 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.98 -0.03
21:50 78 79 96 SSW 15.6 17.9 4 2.30 exactly 2.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.97 -0.01
22:50 78 78 96 SSW 11.7 13.4 3 2.30 exactly 2.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.98 -
00:50 78 78 96 South 15.6 17.9 4 2.30 exactly 2.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.94 -0.04
01:50 78 78 96 SSW 13.6 15.7 4 2.62 exactly 2.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.94 -0.05
02:50 78 78 95 SSW 13.6 15.7 4 2.62 exactly 2.6 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 - - - 29.94 -0.03

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
21:00 85 ft 1.94 ft 4.8 sec 3.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 85 ft 2.17 ft 3.1 sec 3.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 85 ft 2.23 ft 4.2 sec 3.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 85 ft 2.59 ft 4.0 sec 3.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec