WEST TAMPA NM WNW of Tampa, FL (42036)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 83° F
Humidity: 63
Wind direction (W Dir): NW (305 - 314 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 3.9 kts (4.5 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 5.8 kts (6.7 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 5 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 1.64 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 1.6 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): 5 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): +0.02 in
Decreasing or steady, then increasing; or increasing, then increasing more rapidly

Updated: 7:50 PM EDT on September 29, 2016

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 167 ft
Wave Height: 1.61 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 4.8 sec
Average Wave Period: 3.8 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 8:00 PM EDT on September 29, 2016

General Information

Location: 28.5 North -84.517 West
Buoy Type: 3-meter discus buoy
Buoy Hull: 3D37
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 78 84 77 SE 3.9 4.5 4 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.00 +0.04
21:50 78 84 72 ESE 1.9 2.2 4 1.64 exactly 1.6 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.00 +0.03
22:50 83 84 69 WSW 9.7 11.2 4 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 30.00 +0.01
23:50 84 85 65 West 7.8 8.9 4 1.31 exactly 1.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 30.01 -
00:50 84 85 66 WSW 7.8 8.9 4 1.31 exactly 1.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 21 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.01 -
01:50 83 85 71 WSW 11.7 13.4 5 1.64 exactly 1.6 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 29.99 -0.01
02:50 83 85 68 WSW 11.7 13.4 4 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 29.99 -0.02
03:50 83 85 69 WSW 11.7 13.4 5 1.64 exactly 1.6 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 29.97 -0.04
04:50 83 85 67 WSW 7.8 8.9 4 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.96 -0.02
05:50 83 85 67 West 11.7 13.4 5 1.64 exactly 1.6 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 29.97 -0.02
06:50 82 84 63 WSW 11.7 13.4 5 1.97 exactly 2.0 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 29.99 +0.02
07:50 83 84 69 WSW 7.8 8.9 4 1.64 exactly 1.6 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.00 +0.03
08:50 82 84 69 SW 11.7 13.4 4 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 30.00 +0.04
09:50 83 84 68 WSW 9.7 11.2 4 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.02 +0.04
10:50 78 84 75 West 13.6 15.7 4 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 30.04 +0.04
11:50 84 85 59 West 9.7 11.2 4 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 30.04 +0.04
12:50 83 85 71 West 9.7 11.2 4 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.02 -
13:50 84 85 67 West 7.8 8.9 4 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.01 -0.02
14:50 85 85 63 West 11.7 13.4 5 1.97 exactly 2.0 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 30.00 -0.04
15:50 85 85 62 West 9.7 11.2 5 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.99 -0.03
16:50 84 85 64 NNW 7.8 8.9 4 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.98 -0.04
17:50 85 85 58 WNW 3.9 4.5 4 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.98 -0.01
18:50 84 85 60 WNW 3.9 4.5 5 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.99 -
19:50 83 85 63 NW 3.9 4.5 5 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.00 +0.02

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 167 ft 1.67 ft 3.8 sec 3.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 167 ft 1.71 ft 4.3 sec 3.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 167 ft 1.74 ft 4.2 sec 3.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 167 ft 1.48 ft 4.0 sec 3.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 167 ft 1.31 ft 3.8 sec 3.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 167 ft 1.44 ft 3.8 sec 3.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 167 ft 1.61 ft 4.5 sec 3.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 167 ft 1.74 ft 4.3 sec 3.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 167 ft 1.80 ft 4.5 sec 3.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 167 ft 1.87 ft 4.3 sec 3.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 167 ft 1.61 ft 4.8 sec 3.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 167 ft 2.03 ft 4.5 sec 3.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 167 ft 1.57 ft 4.2 sec 3.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 167 ft 1.80 ft 4.0 sec 3.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
10:00 167 ft 1.97 ft 4.2 sec 3.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
11:00 167 ft 1.80 ft 4.0 sec 3.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
12:00 167 ft 1.80 ft 3.7 sec 3.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
13:00 167 ft 1.77 ft 4.3 sec 3.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
14:00 167 ft 1.90 ft 3.7 sec 3.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
15:00 167 ft 1.87 ft 5.0 sec 3.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
16:00 167 ft 1.94 ft 4.5 sec 3.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
17:00 167 ft 1.84 ft 4.0 sec 3.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
18:00 167 ft 1.64 ft 3.8 sec 3.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
19:00 167 ft 1.57 ft 4.5 sec 3.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
20:00 167 ft 1.61 ft 4.8 sec 3.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec