MONTEREY 27NM West of Monterey Bay, CA (46042)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 54° F
Wind direction (W Dir): NNW (325 - 334 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 17.5 kts (20.1 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 23.3 kts (26.8 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 10 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 10.83 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 10.8 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 7 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 6.56 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 5.74 - 7.38 ft
Wave Swell Period (WSP): 10 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 8.20 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 7.38 - 9.02 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 29.88 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): +0.02 in
Increasing (steadily or unsteadily)

Updated: 11:50 PM PDT on April 16, 2014

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 6883 ft
Wave Height: 10.70 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 10.0 sec
Average Wave Period: 7.3 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 12:00 AM PDT on April 17, 2014

General Information

Location: 36.785 North -122.469 West
Buoy Type: 3-meter discus buoy
Buoy Hull: 3D69
Payload: ARES payload
Owned by: NDBC
Windspeed: Measured by obtained from anemometer
Sea Surface: Measured by Intake
Note: "Potential Explosion Hazard Exists for this Buoy"

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 54 55
-
NNW 23.3 26.8 10 12.14 exactly 12.1 7 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 10 9.84 9.02 - 10.66 29.86 -
21:50 54 55
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NNW 21.4 24.6 10 10.83 exactly 10.8 8 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 10 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 29.87 +0.01
22:50 54 55
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NNW 19.4 22.4 10 10.83 exactly 10.8 6 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 10 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 29.88 +0.03
23:50 54 54
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NNW 17.5 20.1 10 10.83 exactly 10.8 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 10 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 29.88 +0.02

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 6883 ft 11.15 ft 10.0 sec 7.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 6883 ft 12.14 ft 10.0 sec 7.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 6883 ft 10.83 ft 10.0 sec 7.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 6883 ft 10.89 ft 10.0 sec 7.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 6883 ft 10.70 ft 10.0 sec 7.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec