ORANGE BEACH NM SE of Mobile, AL (42012)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 67° F
Wind direction (W Dir): SW (215 - 224 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 5.8 kts (6.7 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 5.8 kts (6.7 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 6 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 2.30 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 2.3 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 4 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 1.64 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 0.82 - 2.46 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): 30.00 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): +0.03 in
Decreasing or steady, then increasing; or increasing, then increasing more rapidly

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

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 92 ft
Wave Height: 2.36 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 5.9 sec
Average Wave Period: 4.7 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 5:00 AM CST on February 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 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 67 68
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NW 1.9 2.2 6 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.99 +0.06
21:50 67 67
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WSW 1.9 2.2 6 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.99 +0.04
22:50 67 67
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- 0.0 0.0 6 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.99 +0.02
00:50 68 67
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South 5.8 6.7 6 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.98 -0.01
01:50 67 67
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South 5.8 6.7 6 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.97 -0.01
02:50 67 67
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South 5.8 6.7 6 2.62 exactly 2.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.96 -0.01
03:50 67 67
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SSW 5.8 6.7 6 2.62 exactly 2.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.98 -
04:50 67 67
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SW 5.8 6.7 6 2.30 exactly 2.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.00 +0.03

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 92 ft 2.95 ft 5.9 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 92 ft 3.28 ft 6.3 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 92 ft 3.38 ft 6.3 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 92 ft 3.28 ft 6.3 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 92 ft 2.66 ft 5.9 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 92 ft 2.36 ft 5.9 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec