W TAMPA 106NM West Northwest of Tampa, FL (42036)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 84° F
Humidity: 68
Wind direction (W Dir): South (165 - 174 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): 3 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): 29.95 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): -0.02 in
Decreasing, then steady; or decreasing, then decreasing more slowly

Updated: 5:50 AM EDT on August 29, 2014

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 167 ft
Wave Height: 1.51 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 5.3 sec
Average Wave Period: 3.7 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 6:00 AM EDT on August 29, 2014

General Information

Location: 28.5 North -84.517 West
Buoy Type: 3-meter discus buoy
Buoy Hull: 3D73
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 85 86 50 ENE 9.7 11.2 5 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.95 +0.01
21:50 86 86 44 ENE 9.7 11.2 5 1.97 exactly 2.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.97 +0.02
22:50 85 86 52 ENE 11.7 13.4 5 1.97 exactly 2.0 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 29.97 +0.01
23:50 86 86 50 East 11.7 13.4 5 1.97 exactly 2.0 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 29.98 +0.03
00:50 86 86 54 East 9.7 11.2 5 1.97 exactly 2.0 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.99 +0.02
01:50 86 86 52 East 7.8 8.9 6 1.97 exactly 2.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.97 -
02:50 86 86 54 ESE 7.8 8.9 6 1.97 exactly 2.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.97 -0.01
03:50 86 86 54 East 5.8 6.7 6 1.97 exactly 2.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.96 -0.03
04:50 86 86 55 SE 5.8 6.7 6 1.64 exactly 1.6 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.96 -0.02
05:50 84 86 68 South 3.9 4.5 5 1.64 exactly 1.6 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.95 -0.02

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 167 ft 2.10 ft 4.8 sec 3.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 167 ft 2.03 ft 5.0 sec 3.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 167 ft 1.94 ft 5.3 sec 3.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 167 ft 1.84 ft 4.5 sec 3.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 167 ft 1.90 ft 5.9 sec 3.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 167 ft 2.00 ft 5.9 sec 3.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 167 ft 2.07 ft 5.6 sec 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 167 ft 1.51 ft 5.3 sec 3.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec