ORANGE BEACH NM SE of Mobile, AL (42012)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 81° F
Humidity: 82
Wind direction (W Dir): WNW (295 - 304 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): 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
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.07 in

Updated: 8:50 PM CDT on July 25, 2017

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 85 ft
Wave Height: 1.74 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 3.8 sec
Average Wave Period: 3.2 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 9:00 PM CDT on July 25, 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 81 83 75 West 7.8 8.9 5 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.02 +0.02
21:50 82 83 72 WSW 9.7 11.2 5 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.04 +0.05
22:50 82 83 72 WSW 9.7 11.2 4 1.31 exactly 1.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 30.05 +0.04
23:50 82 83 70 West 11.7 13.4 5 1.31 exactly 1.3 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 30.06 +0.04
00:50 81 83 76 NW 9.7 11.2 4 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 30.06 +0.02
01:50 81 83 79 NW 9.7 11.2 4 1.31 exactly 1.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 30.05 -
02:50 81 83 74 West 9.7 11.2 5 1.31 exactly 1.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 30.04 -0.02
03:50 82 83 73 West 9.7 11.2 4 1.31 exactly 1.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 30.05 -0.02
04:50 82 83 76 WNW 11.7 13.4 4 1.31 exactly 1.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 30.07 +0.01
05:50 82 83 78 West 11.7 13.4 3 0.98 exactly 1.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 30.08 +0.04
06:50 82 83 77 WNW 9.7 11.2 3 0.98 exactly 1.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 30.11 +0.06
08:50 82 83 80 WNW 7.8 8.9 3 0.98 exactly 1.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 30.12 +0.04
09:50 83 83 78 WNW 11.7 13.4 3 0.98 exactly 1.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 30.12 +0.01
10:50 83 84 80 West 13.6 15.7 3 0.98 exactly 1.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 30.12 -
11:50 83 84 81 WNW 15.6 17.9 2 1.31 exactly 1.3 2 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 30.12 -
12:50 80 84 73 NNW 13.6 15.7 3 1.64 exactly 1.6 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 30.13 +0.01
13:50 81 84 78 NW 13.6 15.7 3 1.64 exactly 1.6 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 30.13 +0.01
14:50 83 84 69 WNW 13.6 15.7 3 1.31 exactly 1.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 30.12 -
16:50 81 84 75 West 15.6 17.9 4 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 30.06 -0.06
17:50 80 84 80 West 11.7 13.4 4 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 30.07 -0.05
18:50 81 83 78 NW 11.7 13.4 4 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 30.06 -0.02
19:50 81 83 80 NW 13.6 15.7 4 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 30.06 -
20:50 81 83 82 WNW 13.6 15.7 4 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 30.07 -

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
21:00 85 ft 1.67 ft 4.8 sec 3.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 85 ft 1.38 ft 4.0 sec 3.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 85 ft 1.51 ft 4.3 sec 3.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 85 ft 1.18 ft 4.2 sec 3.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 85 ft 1.08 ft 3.0 sec 3.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 85 ft 1.05 ft 2.9 sec 3.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 85 ft 1.08 ft 3.0 sec 3.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
14:00 85 ft 1.61 ft 3.1 sec 3.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
15:00 85 ft 1.48 ft 3.4 sec 3.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
16:00 85 ft 1.74 ft 3.6 sec 3.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
17:00 85 ft 1.94 ft 3.6 sec 3.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
19:00 85 ft 1.87 ft 3.8 sec 3.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
20:00 85 ft 1.74 ft 4.0 sec 3.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 85 ft 1.74 ft 3.8 sec 3.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec