Seal Rocks 55NM South of Valdez, AK (46061)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 57° F
Wind direction (W Dir): East (85 - 94 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): 8 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 1.31 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 1.3 ft
Wave Swell Period (WSP): 8 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 1.64 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 0.82 - 2.46 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 29.88 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): +0.01 in
Increasing (steadily or unsteadily)

Updated: 10:50 PM AKDT on July 25, 2014

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 673 ft
Wave Height: 1.48 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 7.1 sec
Average Wave Period: 5.3 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 10:00 PM AKDT on July 25, 2014

General Information

Location: 60.233 North -146.834 West
Buoy Type: 6-meter NOMAD buoy
Buoy Hull: 6N18
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 59
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SE 5.8 6.7 8 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.85 -0.01
21:50 57 59
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SE 5.8 6.7 8 1.64 exactly 1.6 - - - 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.85 -0.01
22:50 57 58
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ESE 5.8 6.7 7 1.64 exactly 1.6 - - - 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.85 -0.01
23:50 56 58
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ESE 11.7 13.4 7 1.64 exactly 1.6 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.84 -0.01
00:50 56 58
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ESE 7.8 8.9 12 1.31 exactly 1.3 - - - 12 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.84 -0.01
01:50 56 58
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ESE 5.8 6.7 7 1.31 exactly 1.3 - - - 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.84 -0.01
02:50 56 58
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East 9.7 11.2 13 1.31 exactly 1.3 - - - 13 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.83 -
03:50 56 58
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East 9.7 11.2 8 1.31 exactly 1.3 - - - 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.83 -
04:50 56 58
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East 7.8 8.9 12 1.31 exactly 1.3 - - - 12 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.82 -0.01
05:50 56 58
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East 7.8 8.9 8 1.31 exactly 1.3 - - - 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.82 -0.01
06:50 56 58
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East 11.7 13.4 8 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.82 -0.01
07:50 56 58
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ESE 11.7 13.4 7 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.82 -
08:50 57 58
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ESE 9.7 11.2 8 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.83 -
09:50 57 58
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ESE 11.7 13.4 4 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.83 -
10:50 56 58
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East 11.7 13.4 7 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.83 +0.01
11:50 56 58
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East 11.7 13.4 8 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.84 +0.01
12:50 56 58
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ESE 11.7 13.4 8 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.84 +0.01
13:50 57 58
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ESE 9.7 11.2 8 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.84 +0.01
14:50 57 58
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ESE 9.7 11.2 8 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.85 +0.01
15:50 57 59
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ESE 5.8 6.7 8 1.31 exactly 1.3 - - - 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.85 +0.01
16:50 58 59
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SE 5.8 6.7 8 1.31 exactly 1.3 - - - 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.86 +0.01
17:50 58 59
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SE 5.8 6.7 8 1.64 exactly 1.6 - - - 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.86 +0.01
18:50 58 59
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SE 3.9 4.5 8 1.64 exactly 1.6 - - - 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.86 +0.01
19:50 58 59
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ESE 7.8 8.9 8 1.64 exactly 1.6 - - - 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.86 -
20:50 58 58
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ENE 5.8 6.7 8 1.64 exactly 1.6 - - - 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.86 -
21:50 58 59
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ENE 3.9 4.5 7 1.31 exactly 1.3 - - - 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.87 +0.01
22:50 57 59
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East 5.8 6.7 8 1.31 exactly 1.3 - - - 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.88 +0.01

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 673 ft 2.03 ft 7.7 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 673 ft 1.77 ft 7.7 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 673 ft 1.61 ft 7.1 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 673 ft 1.67 ft 7.1 sec 5.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 673 ft 1.44 ft 12.1 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 673 ft 1.41 ft 6.7 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 673 ft 1.48 ft 12.9 sec 5.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 673 ft 1.44 ft 7.7 sec 5.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 673 ft 1.35 ft 12.1 sec 6.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 673 ft 1.44 ft 8.3 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 673 ft 1.80 ft 7.1 sec 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 673 ft 2.00 ft 7.7 sec 4.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
10:00 673 ft 2.03 ft 3.7 sec 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
11:00 673 ft 1.97 ft 7.1 sec 4.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
12:00 673 ft 2.00 ft 7.7 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
13:00 673 ft 1.84 ft 7.7 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
14:00 673 ft 1.87 ft 7.7 sec 4.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
16:00 673 ft 1.38 ft 8.3 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
17:00 673 ft 1.44 ft 8.3 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
19:00 673 ft 1.64 ft 7.7 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
20:00 673 ft 1.54 ft 7.7 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 673 ft 1.51 ft 7.7 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 673 ft 1.48 ft 7.1 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec