GALVESTON 22NM East of Galveston, TX (42035)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 58° F
Humidity: 90
Wind direction (W Dir): SE (135 - 144 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 5.8 kts (6.7 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 5.8 kts (6.7 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 4 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 0.98 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 1.0 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.19 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): -0.03 in
Steady or increasing, then decreasing; or decreasing, then decreasing more rapidly

Updated: 12:50 PM CST on January 28, 2015

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 43 ft
Wave Height: 0.85 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 4.3 sec
Average Wave Period: 3.9 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 1:00 PM CST on January 28, 2015

General Information

Location: 29.232 North -94.413 West
Buoy Type: 3-meter discus buoy
Buoy Hull: 3D54
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 58 57 86 South 5.8 6.7 5 1.31 exactly 1.3 - - - 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.14 +0.03
21:50 58 57 85 South 3.9 4.5 5 1.31 exactly 1.3 - - - 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.15 +0.02
22:50 58 56 85 SSE 1.9 2.2 5 1.31 exactly 1.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.15 +0.01
23:50 57 57 90 SSE 3.9 4.5 5 1.31 exactly 1.3 - - - 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.15 -
00:50 57 57 89 South 3.9 4.5 5 1.31 exactly 1.3 - - - 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.14 -0.01
01:50 57 56 88 SSW 1.9 2.2 5 1.31 exactly 1.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.14 -0.01
02:50 57 56 87 SE 1.9 2.2 5 1.31 exactly 1.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.14 -
03:50 56 56 95 ESE 3.9 4.5 5 1.31 exactly 1.3 - - - 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.14 -
04:50 56 56 95 SSE 3.9 4.5 5 1.31 exactly 1.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.16 +0.01
05:50 56 56 95 SSE 3.9 4.5 5 1.31 exactly 1.3 - - - 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.17 +0.02
06:50 56 56 95 ESE 3.9 4.5 5 0.98 exactly 1.0 - - - - - - 30.17 +0.02
07:50 57 56 89 ESE 3.9 4.5 4 0.98 exactly 1.0 - - - 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.18 +0.02
08:50 57 57 88 SE 3.9 4.5 5 0.98 exactly 1.0 - - - - - - 30.20 +0.03
09:50 57 57 89 ESE 5.8 6.7 4 0.98 exactly 1.0 - - - - - - 30.22 +0.05
10:50 57 57 92 ESE 3.9 4.5 5 0.98 exactly 1.0 - - - - - - 30.24 +0.06
11:50 58 58 90 ESE 5.8 6.7 5 0.98 exactly 1.0 - - - - - - 30.23 +0.03
12:50 58 58 90 SE 5.8 6.7 4 0.98 exactly 1.0 - - - - - - 30.19 -0.03

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
21:00 43 ft 1.38 ft 4.5 sec 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 43 ft 1.35 ft 4.8 sec 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 43 ft 1.35 ft 5.0 sec 3.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 43 ft 1.28 ft 4.5 sec 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 43 ft 1.35 ft 5.0 sec 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 43 ft 1.48 ft 4.8 sec 4.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 43 ft 1.41 ft 4.8 sec 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 43 ft 1.21 ft 4.8 sec 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 43 ft 1.28 ft 4.8 sec 3.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 43 ft 1.15 ft 4.5 sec 3.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 43 ft 1.12 ft 4.5 sec 3.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 43 ft 1.12 ft 4.3 sec 3.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 43 ft 1.02 ft 4.5 sec 3.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
10:00 43 ft 0.92 ft 4.3 sec 3.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
11:00 43 ft 0.95 ft 4.5 sec 3.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
13:00 43 ft 0.85 ft 4.3 sec 3.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec