ORANGE BEACH NM SE of Mobile, AL (42012)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 63° F
Wind direction (W Dir): WNW (285 - 294 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): 7 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 1.31 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 1.3 ft
Wave Swell Period (WSP): 7 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 1.64 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 0.82 - 2.46 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.09 in

Updated: 3:50 PM CST on December 07, 2016

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 92 ft
Wave Height: 1.44 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 7.1 sec
Average Wave Period: 5.0 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 4:00 PM CST on December 07, 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 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 64 69
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NW 7.8 8.9 7 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.00 +0.05
21:50 61 69
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NNW 15.6 17.9 7 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.01 +0.04
22:50 59 69
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North 15.6 17.9 7 3.28 exactly 3.3 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.00 +0.03
23:50 58 69
-
NNW 9.7 11.2 7 3.28 exactly 3.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.01 +0.01
00:50 58 69
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NNW 7.8 8.9 8 2.95 exactly 3.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.01 -
01:50 58 69
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NNW 5.8 6.7 7 2.62 exactly 2.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.02 +0.01
02:50 57 69
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NNW 7.8 8.9 7 2.62 exactly 2.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.02 +0.01
03:50 57 68
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North 7.8 8.9 7 2.30 exactly 2.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.03 +0.02
04:50 56 68
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NNW 3.9 4.5 7 2.30 exactly 2.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.05 +0.03
05:50 57 69
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NNW 5.8 6.7 7 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.07 +0.05
06:50 57 69
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North 5.8 6.7 8 1.97 exactly 2.0 - - - 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.09 +0.06
07:50 58 69
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North 5.8 6.7 7 1.64 exactly 1.6 - - - 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.10 +0.06
08:50 58 68
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NNE 3.9 4.5 7 1.64 exactly 1.6 - - - 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.11 +0.04
09:50 59 68
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North 1.9 2.2 7 1.64 exactly 1.6 - - - 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.13 +0.04
10:50 60 69
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NW 3.9 4.5 7 1.64 exactly 1.6 - - - 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.13 +0.03
12:50 61 69
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WNW 9.7 11.2 7 1.64 exactly 1.6 - - - 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.08 -0.04
13:50 61 69
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WNW 7.8 8.9 7 1.64 exactly 1.6 - - - 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.07 -0.06
14:50 62 69
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WNW 7.8 8.9 7 1.64 exactly 1.6 - - - 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.07 -
15:50 63 69
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WNW 7.8 8.9 7 1.31 exactly 1.3 - - - 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.09 -

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 92 ft 3.67 ft 7.1 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 92 ft 3.35 ft 7.1 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 92 ft 3.25 ft 7.1 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 92 ft 3.25 ft 6.7 sec 4.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 92 ft 3.35 ft 7.1 sec 4.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 92 ft 2.95 ft 7.7 sec 4.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 92 ft 2.79 ft 7.1 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 92 ft 2.59 ft 7.1 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 92 ft 2.30 ft 7.1 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 92 ft 2.17 ft 6.7 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 92 ft 1.97 ft 7.1 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 92 ft 1.94 ft 7.7 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 92 ft 1.80 ft 7.1 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 92 ft 1.71 ft 7.1 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
10:00 92 ft 1.61 ft 6.7 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
11:00 92 ft 1.71 ft 7.1 sec 5.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
13:00 92 ft 1.71 ft 6.7 sec 5.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
14:00 92 ft 1.61 ft 6.7 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
15:00 92 ft 1.51 ft 6.7 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
16:00 92 ft 1.44 ft 7.1 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec