ORANGE BEACH NM SE of Mobile, AL (42012)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 71° F
Wind direction (W Dir): SSE (145 - 154 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 9.7 kts (11.2 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 9.7 kts (11.2 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 7 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 2.95 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 3.0 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): 7 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 3.28 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 2.46 - 4.10 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.05 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): +0.01 in
Decreasing or steady, then increasing; or increasing, then increasing more rapidly

Updated: 8:50 PM CDT on March 26, 2017

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 92 ft
Wave Height: 2.85 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 6.7 sec
Average Wave Period: 4.9 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 9:00 PM CDT on March 26, 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 66 69
-
East 3.9 4.5 7 5.25 exactly 5.2 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.05 +0.03
21:50 67 69
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SE 9.7 11.2 7 4.92 exactly 4.9 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.04 -0.01
22:50 69 69
-
SSE 11.7 13.4 7 4.59 exactly 4.6 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.04 -0.06
23:50 69 69
-
SSE 11.7 13.4 7 4.27 exactly 4.3 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.05 -
00:50 68 69
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SE 13.6 15.7 7 4.27 exactly 4.3 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 - - - 30.05 -
01:50 68 69
-
SSE 13.6 15.7 7 4.59 exactly 4.6 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.04 -
02:50 68 69
-
SSE 11.7 13.4 7 4.59 exactly 4.6 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.02 -0.03
03:50 68 69
-
SSE 11.7 13.4 7 4.59 exactly 4.6 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.01 -0.04
04:50 68 69
-
SSE 11.7 13.4 8 4.27 exactly 4.3 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.01 -0.03
05:50 69 69
-
SSE 11.7 13.4 7 4.27 exactly 4.3 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.02 -
06:50 69 69
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South 7.8 8.9 6 3.94 exactly 3.9 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.03 +0.02
07:50 70 69
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SSE 5.8 6.7 7 3.94 exactly 3.9 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.05 +0.04
08:50 70 69
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SSE 3.9 4.5 8 3.94 exactly 3.9 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.07 +0.05
09:50 71 69
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ESE 1.9 2.2 7 3.94 exactly 3.9 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.09 +0.06
10:50 70 70
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ESE 5.8 6.7 7 3.61 exactly 3.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.10 +0.05
11:50 70 70
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SE 7.8 8.9 7 3.94 exactly 3.9 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.10 +0.03
12:50 71 70
-
SSE 5.8 6.7 6 3.61 exactly 3.6 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.09 -
13:50 71 70
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SSE 7.8 8.9 6 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.08 -0.03
14:50 71 70
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SSE 9.7 11.2 7 3.28 exactly 3.3 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.06 -0.04
15:50 71 70
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South 11.7 13.4 7 3.28 exactly 3.3 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.06 -0.04
16:50 71 70
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SSE 7.8 8.9 5 3.28 exactly 3.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.05 -0.03
17:50 71 71
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South 7.8 8.9 8 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.04 -0.02
18:50 71 70
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SSE 7.8 8.9 6 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.04 -0.01
19:50 71 70
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SE 7.8 8.9 7 2.62 exactly 2.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.04 -0.01
20:50 71 70
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SSE 9.7 11.2 7 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.05 +0.01

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 92 ft 4.92 ft 6.7 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 92 ft 5.25 ft 7.1 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 92 ft 5.02 ft 7.1 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 92 ft 4.72 ft 6.7 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 92 ft 4.36 ft 7.1 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 92 ft 4.20 ft 6.7 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 92 ft 4.59 ft 6.7 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 92 ft 4.33 ft 7.7 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 92 ft 4.43 ft 7.1 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 92 ft 4.04 ft 6.3 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 92 ft 4.00 ft 7.1 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
10:00 92 ft 3.84 ft 6.7 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
11:00 92 ft 3.77 ft 6.7 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
12:00 92 ft 3.90 ft 7.1 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
13:00 92 ft 3.51 ft 6.3 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
14:00 92 ft 3.35 ft 5.6 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
15:00 92 ft 3.15 ft 7.1 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
16:00 92 ft 3.28 ft 7.1 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
17:00 92 ft 3.12 ft 5.3 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
18:00 92 ft 2.79 ft 7.7 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
19:00 92 ft 3.02 ft 5.9 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
20:00 92 ft 2.72 ft 6.7 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 92 ft 2.85 ft 6.7 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec