ORANGE BEACH NM SE of Mobile, AL (42012)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 67° F
Humidity: 85
Wind direction (W Dir): North (345 - 354 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 13.6 kts (15.7 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 17.5 kts (20.1 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 5 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 3.28 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 3.3 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 5 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 3.28 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 2.46 - 4.10 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 29.84 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): +0.02 in
Decreasing or steady, then increasing; or increasing, then increasing more rapidly

Updated: 9:50 AM CDT on April 23, 2017

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 85 ft
Wave Height: 3.18 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 4.8 sec
Average Wave Period: 4.1 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 10:00 AM CDT on April 23, 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 74 76 78 SSW 11.7 13.4 7 2.30 exactly 2.3 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.88 +0.02
21:50 74 76 77 SSW 13.6 15.7 6 2.30 exactly 2.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.87 +0.02
22:50 74 76 78 SSW 13.6 15.7 8 2.30 exactly 2.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.88 +0.02
23:50 74 76 81 SW 13.6 15.7 7 2.62 exactly 2.6 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.90 +0.02
00:50 74 76 81 SW 11.7 13.4 7 2.62 exactly 2.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.88 +0.01
01:50 74 76 83 SSW 7.8 8.9 7 2.30 exactly 2.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.86 -0.03
02:50 74 76 83 South 9.7 11.2 7 2.30 exactly 2.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.84 -0.06
03:50 71 76 86 NE 1.9 2.2 4 2.30 exactly 2.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.83 -0.05
05:50 74 76 86 SSW 13.6 15.7 8 2.30 exactly 2.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.81 -0.03
06:50 73 76 95 SW 13.6 15.7 4 2.62 exactly 2.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.82 -0.01
07:50 75 76 86 SW 15.6 17.9 4 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.81 -
08:50 72 76 90 NW 17.5 20.1 5 3.28 exactly 3.3 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 - - - 29.82 +0.01
09:50 67 76 85 North 13.6 15.7 5 3.28 exactly 3.3 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 - - - 29.84 +0.02

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 85 ft 2.43 ft 7.7 sec 4.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 85 ft 2.30 ft 7.1 sec 4.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 85 ft 2.33 ft 5.9 sec 4.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 85 ft 2.33 ft 7.7 sec 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 85 ft 2.56 ft 6.7 sec 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 85 ft 2.20 ft 3.7 sec 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 85 ft 2.33 ft 7.7 sec 4.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 85 ft 2.59 ft 3.8 sec 4.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 85 ft 2.89 ft 4.2 sec 4.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
10:00 85 ft 3.18 ft 4.8 sec 4.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec