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

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 55° F
Wind direction (W Dir): NW (315 - 324 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 15.6 kts (17.9 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 17.5 kts (20.1 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 6 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 5.25 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 5.2 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 6 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 4.92 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 4.10 - 5.74 ft
Wave Swell Period (WSP): 11 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 3.28 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 2.46 - 4.10 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.14 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): +0.03 in
Decreasing or steady, then increasing; or increasing, then increasing more rapidly

Updated: 7:50 AM PDT on May 23, 2015

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 6883 ft
Wave Height: 5.35 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 6.3 sec
Average Wave Period: 5.6 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 8:00 AM PDT on May 23, 2015

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 56 57
-
NW 9.7 11.2 11 3.94 exactly 3.9 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.10 +0.03
21:50 56 57
-
NW 11.7 13.4 11 3.94 exactly 3.9 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.11 +0.03
22:50 56 57
-
NW 7.8 8.9 11 3.94 exactly 3.9 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.12 +0.03
23:50 55 57
-
NNW 11.7 13.4 11 4.27 exactly 4.3 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.11 +0.01
00:50 55 57
-
NW 11.7 13.4 11 3.94 exactly 3.9 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.11 -
01:50 55 56
-
WNW 9.7 11.2 11 3.94 exactly 3.9 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.11 -
02:50 55 56
-
NW 9.7 11.2 10 3.94 exactly 3.9 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.11 -
03:50 56 56
-
NW 11.7 13.4 11 4.27 exactly 4.3 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.11 -
04:50 55 56
-
NW 13.6 15.7 11 4.27 exactly 4.3 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.11 -
05:50 55 56
-
NW 15.6 17.9 11 4.59 exactly 4.6 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.11 -
06:50 55 56
-
NW 15.6 17.9 6 4.59 exactly 4.6 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.12 +0.02
07:50 55 56
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NW 15.6 17.9 6 5.25 exactly 5.2 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.14 +0.03

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 6883 ft 3.54 ft 12.1 sec 6.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 6883 ft 4.07 ft 11.4 sec 6.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 6883 ft 3.97 ft 10.8 sec 6.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 6883 ft 3.77 ft 11.4 sec 6.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 6883 ft 4.13 ft 11.4 sec 6.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 6883 ft 4.04 ft 10.8 sec 6.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 6883 ft 4.07 ft 11.4 sec 6.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 6883 ft 3.84 ft 10.0 sec 6.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 6883 ft 4.10 ft 10.8 sec 6.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 6883 ft 4.30 ft 10.8 sec 5.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 6883 ft 4.69 ft 10.8 sec 5.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 6883 ft 4.59 ft 6.3 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 6883 ft 5.35 ft 6.3 sec 5.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec