ORANGE BEACH NM SE of Mobile, AL (42012)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 68° F
Wind direction (W Dir): SSE (145 - 154 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 3.9 kts (4.5 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 3.9 kts (4.5 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 6 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 1.64 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 1.6 ft
Wave Swell Period (WSP): 6 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 1.64 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 0.82 - 2.46 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 29.99 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): -0.05 in
Steady or increasing, then decreasing; or decreasing, then decreasing more rapidly

Updated: 4:50 AM CST on January 19, 2017

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 92 ft
Wave Height: 1.67 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 6.3 sec
Average Wave Period: 4.8 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 6:00 AM CST on January 19, 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 Wave Swell 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 67 66
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East 5.8 6.7 6 1.97 exactly 2.0 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.10 +0.01
21:50 67 65
-
ESE 5.8 6.7 7 1.97 exactly 2.0 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.09 -
22:50 67 65
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SE 5.8 6.7 6 1.64 exactly 1.6 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.07 -0.03
23:50 67 65
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SE 3.9 4.5 6 1.64 exactly 1.6 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.06 -0.04
00:50 67 65
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SE 5.8 6.7 5 1.64 exactly 1.6 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.04 -0.05
01:50 67 65
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SE 5.8 6.7 6 1.64 exactly 1.6 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.04 -0.03
02:50 67 65
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SSE 3.9 4.5 7 1.64 exactly 1.6 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.03 -0.03
03:50 68 65
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SE 3.9 4.5 6 1.64 exactly 1.6 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.01 -0.03
04:50 68 65
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SSE 3.9 4.5 6 1.64 exactly 1.6 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.99 -0.05

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 92 ft 1.94 ft 7.1 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 92 ft 2.00 ft 6.3 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 92 ft 2.10 ft 6.7 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 92 ft 1.67 ft 5.9 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 92 ft 1.74 ft 6.3 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 92 ft 1.77 ft 5.0 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 92 ft 1.71 ft 6.3 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 92 ft 1.74 ft 6.7 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 92 ft 1.71 ft 6.3 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 92 ft 1.77 ft 6.3 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 92 ft 1.67 ft 6.3 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec