Corpus Christi, TX 50NM Southeast of Corpus Christi, TX (42020)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 83° F
Humidity: 82
Wind direction (W Dir): ENE (65 - 74 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 7.8 kts (8.9 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 9.7 kts (11.2 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 7 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 4.92 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 4.9 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): 4.92 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 4.10 - 5.74 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 29.86 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): +0.02 in
Increasing, then steady; or increasing, then increasing more slowly

Updated: 11:50 PM CDT on August 27, 2014

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 262 ft
Wave Height: 5.94 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 6.3 sec
Average Wave Period: 4.9 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 11:00 PM CDT on August 27, 2014

General Information

Location: 26.966 North -96.695 West
Buoy Type: 3-meter discus buoy
Buoy Hull: 3DV11
Payload: ARES 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 83 85 80 NE 19.4 22.4 6 5.91 exactly 5.9 6 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.84 +0.02
21:50 83 85 80 NE 17.5 20.1 7 5.58 exactly 5.6 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.86 +0.03
22:50 82 85 79 East 13.6 15.7 6 5.91 exactly 5.9 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.86 +0.02
23:50 83 85 82 ENE 7.8 8.9 7 4.92 exactly 4.9 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.86 +0.02

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 262 ft 6.07 ft 6.3 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 262 ft 6.04 ft 5.9 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 262 ft 5.64 ft 6.7 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 262 ft 5.94 ft 6.3 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec