ORANGE BEACH NM SE of Mobile, AL (42012)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 82° F
Humidity: 77
Wind direction (W Dir): West (265 - 274 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 5.8 kts (6.7 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 7.8 kts (8.9 mph)
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 0.66 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 0.7 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 29.99 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): -0.03 in
Steady or increasing, then decreasing; or decreasing, then decreasing more rapidly

Updated: 12:50 PM CDT on September 19, 2017

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 85 ft
Wave Height: 0.79 ft
Spectral Peak Period:
Average Wave Period: 3.3 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 10:00 AM CDT on September 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 Pressure
  Air
(°F)
Water
(°F)
  Dir Speed
(kts)
Speed
(mph)
Atmo.
(in)
Tend.
(in)
20:50 82 83 75 WSW 5.8 6.7 29.99 +0.03
21:50 82 83 73 WSW 5.8 6.7 29.99 +0.03
22:50 82 83 73 WSW 7.8 8.9 29.99 -
23:50 82 83 74 WSW 5.8 6.7 29.98 -0.01
00:50 81 83 76 WSW 7.8 8.9 29.97 -0.02
01:50 81 83 78 West 7.8 8.9 29.96 -0.02
03:50 81 82 80 West 5.8 6.7 29.94 -0.03
05:50 81 82 80 West 5.8 6.7 29.97 +0.02
06:50 81 82 81 West 7.8 8.9 29.98 +0.04
07:50 81 82 82 West 7.8 8.9 30.00 +0.04
08:50 81 83 83 West 7.8 8.9 30.01 +0.04
09:50 82 83 78 West 5.8 6.7 30.02 +0.04
10:50 82 83 78 WNW 5.8 6.7 30.01 +0.01
11:50 82 84 78 WNW 5.8 6.7 30.01 -
12:50 82 84 77 West 5.8 6.7 29.99 -0.03

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
21:00 85 ft 0.69 ft 3.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 85 ft 0.69 ft 3.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 85 ft 0.75 ft 3.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 85 ft 0.69 ft 3.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 85 ft 0.66 ft 3.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 85 ft 0.75 ft 3.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 85 ft 0.72 ft 3.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
10:00 85 ft 0.79 ft 3.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec