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

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 54° F
Wind direction (W Dir): SSE (155 - 164 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 9.7 kts (11.2 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 11.7 kts (13.4 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 10 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 3.94 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 3.9 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): 10 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 3.28 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 2.46 - 4.10 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 29.78 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): +0.07 in
Increasing, then steady; or increasing, then increasing more slowly

Updated: 8:50 PM AKDT on September 22, 2014

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 673 ft
Wave Height: 3.90 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 10.8 sec
Average Wave Period: 6.9 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 7:00 PM AKDT on September 22, 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 55 55
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NW 23.3 26.8 9 3.61 exactly 3.6 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.15 -0.09
21:50 55 55
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NW 23.3 26.8 9 3.61 exactly 3.6 3 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.15 -0.05
22:50 55 55
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NW 23.3 26.8 9 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.15 -0.02
23:50 55 54
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NW 21.4 24.6 9 3.28 exactly 3.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.16 +0.01
00:50 55 54
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NW 19.4 22.4 9 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.17 +0.03
02:50 56 54
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NNW 15.6 17.9 10 2.62 exactly 2.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.25 +0.09
03:50 56 54
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WNW 5.8 6.7 9 2.62 exactly 2.6 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.31 +0.13
04:50 54 54
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North 11.7 13.4 14 2.30 exactly 2.3 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 14 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.34 +0.12
05:50 54 54
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NE 7.8 8.9 9 2.30 exactly 2.3 - - - 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.38 +0.12
06:50 54 54
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NNE 9.7 11.2 14 2.30 exactly 2.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 14 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.41 +0.10
07:50 52 54
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NE 11.7 13.4 13 2.62 exactly 2.6 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 13 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.44 +0.10
08:50 53 54
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East 19.4 22.4 11 3.61 exactly 3.6 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.46 +0.08
09:50 53 54
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East 21.4 24.6 12 5.91 exactly 5.9 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 12 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.49 +0.08
10:50 53 54
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East 19.4 22.4 11 6.89 exactly 6.9 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 11 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 29.52 +0.08
11:50 55 55
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ESE 7.8 8.9 11 6.89 exactly 6.9 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 11 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 29.56 +0.10
12:50 55 55
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SSE 5.8 6.7 12 6.23 exactly 6.2 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 12 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 29.59 +0.10
13:50 55 55
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SE 9.7 11.2 12 5.58 exactly 5.6 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 12 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.62 +0.10
14:50 53 55
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East 15.6 17.9 12 4.59 exactly 4.6 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 12 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.64 +0.08
15:50 53 55
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East 15.6 17.9 11 4.27 exactly 4.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.66 +0.07
16:50 55 55
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SSE 7.8 8.9 11 4.59 exactly 4.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 11 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.69 +0.07
17:50 55 55
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SSE 7.8 8.9 11 4.27 exactly 4.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.71 +0.08
18:50 54 55
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SSE 9.7 11.2 11 3.94 exactly 3.9 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.74 +0.08
19:50 54 55
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SSE 9.7 11.2 11 4.27 exactly 4.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.76 +0.07
20:50 54 55
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SSE 9.7 11.2 10 3.94 exactly 3.9 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.78 +0.07

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 673 ft 3.84 ft 9.1 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 673 ft 3.51 ft 9.1 sec 4.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 673 ft 3.31 ft 9.1 sec 4.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 673 ft 2.92 ft 8.3 sec 4.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 673 ft 2.62 ft 10.0 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 673 ft 2.62 ft 9.1 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 673 ft 2.36 ft 13.8 sec 5.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 673 ft 2.17 ft 9.1 sec 5.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 673 ft 2.26 ft 13.8 sec 6.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 673 ft 2.66 ft 12.9 sec 7.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 673 ft 3.54 ft 11.4 sec 8.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
10:00 673 ft 5.84 ft 12.1 sec 8.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
11:00 673 ft 7.02 ft 11.4 sec 7.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
12:00 673 ft 6.96 ft 10.8 sec 7.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
14:00 673 ft 5.54 ft 12.1 sec 8.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
16:00 673 ft 4.36 ft 11.4 sec 6.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
17:00 673 ft 4.63 ft 11.4 sec 7.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
18:00 673 ft 4.17 ft 11.4 sec 7.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
19:00 673 ft 3.90 ft 10.8 sec 6.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec