GULF OF AK 175NM South East of Kodiak, AK (46001)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 51° F
Wind direction (W Dir): WNW (295 - 304 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 7.8 kts (8.9 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 11.7 kts (13.4 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 7 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 6.23 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 6.2 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): 6.56 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 5.74 - 7.38 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 29.29 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): -0.01 in
Decreasing, then steady; or decreasing, then decreasing more slowly

Updated: 7:50 PM AKDT on August 29, 2015

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 13799 ft
Wave Height: 6.27 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 7.1 sec
Average Wave Period: 5.9 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 8:00 PM AKDT on August 29, 2015

General Information

Location: 56.304 North -147.92 West
Buoy Type: 6-meter NOMAD buoy
Buoy Hull: 6N25
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 55 56
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NNW 21.4 24.6 10 15.42 exactly 15.4 10 14.76 13.94 - 15.58 - - - 29.62 -0.01
21:50 55 56
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NNW 21.4 24.6 10 14.11 exactly 14.1 6 9.84 9.02 - 10.66 10 9.84 9.02 - 10.66 29.61 -0.01
22:50 55 56
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NNW 21.4 24.6 10 14.76 exactly 14.8 8 11.48 10.66 - 12.30 10 9.84 9.02 - 10.66 29.60 -0.03
23:50 55 56
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NNW 21.4 24.6 10 13.45 exactly 13.5 8 9.84 9.02 - 10.66 10 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 29.60 -0.02
00:50 55 56
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NW 25.3 29.1 10 13.45 exactly 13.5 8 9.84 9.02 - 10.66 10 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 29.58 -0.03
01:50 55 56
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NNW 23.3 26.8 10 13.12 exactly 13.1 8 9.84 9.02 - 10.66 10 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 29.55 -0.04
02:50 54 56
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NNW 23.3 26.8 9 12.47 exactly 12.5 6 9.84 9.02 - 10.66 9 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 29.54 -0.05
03:50 54 56
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NNW 21.4 24.6 8 12.14 exactly 12.1 6 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 8 9.84 9.02 - 10.66 29.54 -0.04
04:50 54 56
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NNW 19.4 22.4 10 11.48 exactly 11.5 7 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 10 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 29.53 -0.03
05:50 54 56
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NNW 19.4 22.4 9 10.50 exactly 10.5 6 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 9 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 29.51 -0.03
06:50 54 56
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NW 15.6 17.9 8 10.83 exactly 10.8 5 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 8 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 29.49 -0.04
07:50 54 56
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NW 15.6 17.9 8 10.83 exactly 10.8 5 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 8 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 29.48 -0.05
08:50 54 56
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NW 15.6 17.9 9 9.84 exactly 9.8 6 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 9 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 29.45 -0.06
09:50 54 56
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WNW 11.7 13.4 8 8.86 exactly 8.9 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 8 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 29.42 -0.08
10:50 54 56
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WNW 13.6 15.7 8 8.20 exactly 8.2 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 8 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 29.40 -0.08
11:50 54 56
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WNW 15.6 17.9 8 7.87 exactly 7.9 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 8 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 29.38 -0.06
12:50 54 56
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WNW 9.7 11.2 7 7.22 exactly 7.2 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 29.36 -0.06
13:50 54 56
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NW 5.8 6.7 8 7.55 exactly 7.5 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 29.34 -0.06
14:50 54 56
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WNW 1.9 2.2 8 7.22 exactly 7.2 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 29.31 -0.07
15:50 53 56
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WSW 5.8 6.7 8 6.56 exactly 6.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 29.30 -0.06
16:50 52 56
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WNW 7.8 8.9 8 6.23 exactly 6.2 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 29.30 -0.04
17:50 51 56
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West 3.9 4.5 8 6.89 exactly 6.9 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 29.29 -0.02
18:50 50 56
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WNW 5.8 6.7 8 6.56 exactly 6.6 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 29.29 -0.01
19:50 51 56
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WNW 7.8 8.9 7 6.23 exactly 6.2 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 29.29 -0.01

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 13799 ft 13.19 ft 10.0 sec 6.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 13799 ft 15.29 ft 10.0 sec 7.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 13799 ft 13.98 ft 10.0 sec 7.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 13799 ft 14.80 ft 10.0 sec 7.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 13799 ft 13.48 ft 10.0 sec 6.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 13799 ft 13.32 ft 10.0 sec 6.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 13799 ft 13.19 ft 10.0 sec 6.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 13799 ft 12.60 ft 9.1 sec 6.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 13799 ft 12.24 ft 8.3 sec 6.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 13799 ft 11.35 ft 10.0 sec 6.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 13799 ft 10.43 ft 9.1 sec 6.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 13799 ft 10.76 ft 8.3 sec 6.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 13799 ft 10.73 ft 8.3 sec 6.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 13799 ft 9.88 ft 9.1 sec 6.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
10:00 13799 ft 8.73 ft 8.3 sec 6.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
11:00 13799 ft 8.27 ft 7.7 sec 6.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
12:00 13799 ft 8.01 ft 8.3 sec 6.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
13:00 13799 ft 7.15 ft 7.1 sec 5.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
14:00 13799 ft 7.51 ft 7.7 sec 6.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
15:00 13799 ft 7.09 ft 8.3 sec 6.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
16:00 13799 ft 6.56 ft 7.7 sec 5.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
17:00 13799 ft 6.23 ft 8.3 sec 5.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
18:00 13799 ft 6.79 ft 7.7 sec 5.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
19:00 13799 ft 6.43 ft 7.7 sec 5.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
20:00 13799 ft 6.27 ft 7.1 sec 5.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec