Western Prince William Sound (46081)

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General Information

Location: 60.794 North -148.285 West
Buoy Type: 6-meter NOMAD buoy
Buoy Hull: 6N35
Payload: ARES 4.4 payload
Owned by: NDBC
Windspeed: Measured by obtained from anemometer
Sea Surface: Measured by Intake
Note: Station 46081 stopped transmitting 12/04/11. This buoy will be restored to service when it can be worked into the schedule.  When the service date is known, it will be posted in the maintenance report. Funding to support water measurements of the velocity profile, temperature, and salinity is provided by the Prince William Sound Science Center. NDBC ADCPs are now quality controlled using automated methods. Historical and forty-five day files beginning 1 June 2010 are available in a new format that contains more QC information.  The forty-five day files in the old format will be resident until approximately 31 July 2010.

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 40 40 100 NNE 11.7 13.4 - - -
-
-0.13
21:50 40 40 100 NNE 15.6 17.9 3 1.64 exactly 1.6 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.48 -0.14
22:50
-
-
ENE 11.7 13.4 - - -
-
-
00:50
-
-
ESE 13.6 15.7 - - -
-
-
01:50
-
-
North 13.6 15.7 - - -
-
-
02:50 37
-
100 NE 9.7 11.2 - - -
-
-
03:50
-
-
East 17.5 20.1 - - -
-
-
04:50
-
-
East 29.2 33.6 - - -
-
-
06:50 42 40 89 ESE 35.0 40.3 - - - 29.22 -
07:50 42 40 93 ESE 35.0 40.3 - - - 29.23 -
08:50 41 40 94 ESE 35.0 40.3 - - - 29.22 -
09:50 42 40 92 East 35.0 40.3 - - - 29.23 +0.01
10:50 41
-
100 ESE 29.2 33.6 - - -
-
-
11:50 42 40 89 ESE 33.1 38.0 - - - 29.26 +0.03
12:50 42
-
89 ESE 31.1 35.8 - - - 29.27 +0.04
13:50 41 40 91 ESE 27.2 31.3 - - - 29.30 -
14:50
-
-
ESE 19.4 22.4 - - -
-
-
15:50
-
-
ESE 25.3 29.1 - - -
-
-
16:50 41
-
90 ESE 25.3 29.1 4 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.36 +0.06
17:50 40
-
96 ESE 25.3 29.1 - - -
-
-
18:50 41 40 92 ESE 23.3 26.8 - - - 29.42 -
19:50 40
-
94 ESE 23.3 26.8 - - -
-
-
20:50 40 41 96 ESE 19.4 22.4 - - - 29.47 -
21:50 40 41 97 ESE 17.5 20.1 - - - 29.50 +0.08
00:50 38 40 100 SSE 11.7 13.4 - - - 29.61 +0.11
01:50 39 40 94 ESE 15.6 17.9 - - - 29.63 -
02:50 38 40 100 ESE 19.4 22.4 - - - 29.65 -
03:50 39 40 95 East 9.7 11.2 - - - 29.68 +0.07

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
22:00 1401 ft 1.67 ft 3.1 sec 2.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
17:00 1401 ft 3.41 ft 4.0 sec 3.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec