Orange Beach, AL Buoy (42012)

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General Information

Location: 30.065 North -87.555 West
Buoy Type: 3-meter discus buoy
Buoy Hull: 3D12
Payload: ARES 4.4 payload
Owned by: NDBC
Windspeed: Measured by obtained from anemometer
Sea Surface: Measured by Intake
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Weather and Wave Data

Time Temp Humidity Wind Dominant Wave Wind Wave Pressure
  Air
(°F)
Water
(°F)
  Dir Speed
(kts)
Speed
(mph)
Period
(sec)
Height
(ft)
Range
(ft)
Period
(sec)
Height
(ft)
Range
(ft)
Atmo.
(in)
Tend.
(in)
20:50 59 73 55 NNW 17.5 20.1 4 2.62 exactly 2.6 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.03 +0.06
21:50 58 73 60 NNW 15.6 17.9 4 2.30 exactly 2.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.03 +0.03
22:50 58 73 58 NNW 13.6 15.7 4 2.30 exactly 2.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.03 -
23:50 58 73 59 NNW 15.6 17.9 5 1.97 exactly 2.0 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.03 -
00:50 58 73 59 NNW 17.5 20.1 3 1.97 exactly 2.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.03 -
01:50 58 73 62 NNW 15.6 17.9 3 2.30 exactly 2.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.03 -
02:50 58 73 59 NNW 17.5 20.1 4 2.30 exactly 2.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.03 -
03:50 58 73 54 NNW 15.6 17.9 4 2.30 exactly 2.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.02 -
04:50 58 73 57 NNW 15.6 17.9 4 2.30 exactly 2.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.03 -
05:50 58 73 57 NNW 13.6 15.7 4 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.04 +0.01
06:50 58 73 55 NNW 11.7 13.4 4 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.05 +0.03
07:50 58 72 56 NW 11.7 13.4 4 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.06 +0.03
08:50 58 72 58 NW 9.7 11.2 4 1.31 exactly 1.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.08 +0.04
09:50 60 72 54 NW 13.6 15.7 3 1.64 exactly 1.6 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.06 +0.01
10:50 60 72 55 WNW 11.7 13.4 3 1.64 exactly 1.6 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.04 -0.02
11:50 60 73 56 WNW 11.7 13.4 4 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.01 -0.07
12:50 62 73 47 NW 15.6 17.9 3 1.64 exactly 1.6 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.98 -0.09
13:50 62 73 45 WNW 17.5 20.1 3 2.30 exactly 2.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.96 -0.08
14:50 64 73 34 NW 17.5 20.1 4 2.30 exactly 2.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.96 -0.05
15:50 64 73 32 NW 17.5 20.1 3 2.30 exactly 2.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.97 -
16:50 65 73 32 NW 15.6 17.9 3 2.30 exactly 2.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.99 +0.03
17:50 64 73 31 NNW 15.6 17.9 5 2.62 exactly 2.6 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.02 +0.06
18:50 64 73 34 NNW 17.5 20.1 5 2.62 exactly 2.6 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.04 +0.06
19:50 64 73 32 NNW 15.6 17.9 4 2.62 exactly 2.6 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.06 +0.07
20:50 63 73 34 North 19.4 22.4 4 2.62 exactly 2.6 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.08 +0.06
21:50 60 72 45 North 21.4 24.6 4 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.10 +0.06
22:50 59 72 41 North 23.3 26.8 4 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.10 +0.04
00:50 56 72 43 NNE 19.4 22.4 4 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.12 +0.02
01:50 55 72 50 North 17.5 20.1 5 2.95 exactly 3.0 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.12 +0.02
02:50 54 72 56 North 19.4 22.4 5 2.95 exactly 3.0 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.12 -
03:50 54 72 58 North 17.5 20.1 5 3.28 exactly 3.3 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.14 +0.02

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 92 ft 2.79 ft 3.7 sec 3.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 92 ft 2.17 ft 3.6 sec 3.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 92 ft 2.17 ft 4.2 sec 3.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 92 ft 2.10 ft 4.8 sec 3.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 92 ft 2.10 ft 3.3 sec 3.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 92 ft 2.20 ft 3.1 sec 3.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 92 ft 2.30 ft 3.8 sec 3.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 92 ft 2.36 ft 4.3 sec 3.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 92 ft 2.10 ft 3.7 sec 3.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 92 ft 1.80 ft 4.2 sec 3.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 92 ft 1.54 ft 4.0 sec 3.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
10:00 92 ft 1.54 ft 2.7 sec 3.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
11:00 92 ft 1.67 ft 3.4 sec 3.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
12:00 92 ft 1.48 ft 3.6 sec 3.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
13:00 92 ft 1.77 ft 3.4 sec 3.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
14:00 92 ft 2.17 ft 3.4 sec 3.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
15:00 92 ft 2.17 ft 3.7 sec 3.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
16:00 92 ft 2.46 ft 3.4 sec 3.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
18:00 92 ft 2.56 ft 4.5 sec 3.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
19:00 92 ft 2.69 ft 4.5 sec 3.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
20:00 92 ft 2.53 ft 4.2 sec 3.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 92 ft 2.56 ft 4.3 sec 3.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 92 ft 3.38 ft 4.2 sec 3.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 92 ft 3.38 ft 4.2 sec 3.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 92 ft 3.05 ft 4.0 sec 3.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 92 ft 2.85 ft 4.5 sec 3.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec