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

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 40° F
Wind direction (W Dir): East (85 - 94 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 17.5 kts (20.1 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 25.3 kts (29.1 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 11 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 7.22 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 7.2 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 7 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 3.28 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 2.46 - 4.10 ft
Wave Swell Period (WSP): 11 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 6.56 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 5.74 - 7.38 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 29.71 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): -0.02 in
Steady or increasing, then decreasing; or decreasing, then decreasing more rapidly

Updated: 12:50 PM AKST on February 07, 2016

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 673 ft
Wave Height: 7.32 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 10.8 sec
Average Wave Period: 8.2 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 1:00 PM AKST on February 07, 2016

General Information

Location: 60.233 -146.834
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)
07:50 39 43
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NE 7.8 8.9 9 6.56 exactly 6.6 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 29.77 -0.13
08:50 39 42
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North 7.8 8.9 10 6.23 exactly 6.2 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 29.74 -0.12
09:50 39 42
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NNE 7.8 8.9 10 5.25 exactly 5.2 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.73 -0.08
10:50 40 42
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ENE 9.7 11.2 10 5.58 exactly 5.6 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.73 -0.04
11:50 40 43
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East 15.6 17.9 10 6.56 exactly 6.6 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 29.73 -0.02
12:50 40 43
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East 17.5 20.1 11 7.22 exactly 7.2 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 11 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 29.71 -0.02

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
08:00 673 ft 6.43 ft 9.1 sec 6.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 673 ft 6.27 ft 10.0 sec 6.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
10:00 673 ft 5.35 ft 10.0 sec 7.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
11:00 673 ft 5.41 ft 10.0 sec 7.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
12:00 673 ft 6.46 ft 10.0 sec 8.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
13:00 673 ft 7.32 ft 10.8 sec 8.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec