MID GULF nm South of Southwest Pass, LA (42001)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 73° F
Humidity: 59
Wind direction (W Dir): SSE (145 - 154 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 11.7 kts (13.4 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 13.6 kts (15.7 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 5 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 1.31 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 1.3 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 5 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 1.64 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 0.82 - 2.46 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 29.82 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): -0.06 in
Steady or increasing, then decreasing; or decreasing, then decreasing more rapidly

Updated: 2:50 PM CDT on April 25, 2017

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 10522 ft
Wave Height: 1.41 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 5.6 sec
Average Wave Period: 4.7 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 2:00 PM CDT on April 25, 2017

General Information

Location: 25.897 North -89.668 West
Buoy Type: 3-meter discus buoy
Buoy Hull: 3D30
Payload: ARES 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 71 77 47 ENE 1.9 2.2 6 3.94 exactly 3.9 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.87 -
21:50 71 77 47 WNW 3.9 4.5 7 3.61 exactly 3.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.87 -
22:50 71 77 44 West 3.9 4.5 6 3.28 exactly 3.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.87 +0.01
23:50 71 77 44 West 1.9 2.2 6 3.61 exactly 3.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.87 -
00:50 71 77 45 SW 3.9 4.5 6 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.86 -0.01
02:50 70 77 45 SSW 3.9 4.5 6 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.83 -0.04
03:50 71 77 44 SSW 3.9 4.5 6 2.62 exactly 2.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.83 -0.02
05:50 71 77 46 South 3.9 4.5 6 2.62 exactly 2.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.84 +0.01
06:50 71 77 46 SW 3.9 4.5 5 2.30 exactly 2.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.85 +0.02
07:50 72 77 47 SSW 3.9 4.5 5 2.30 exactly 2.3 - - - 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.86 +0.03
09:50 72 77 48 SSE 3.9 4.5 6 1.97 exactly 2.0 - - - 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.87 +0.02
11:50 72 77 52 SSE 5.8 6.7 6 1.64 exactly 1.6 - - - 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.88 +0.01
12:50 73 78 53 SSE 7.8 8.9 5 1.64 exactly 1.6 - - - 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.86 -0.01
14:50 73 77 59 SSE 11.7 13.4 5 1.31 exactly 1.3 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 29.82 -0.06

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 10522 ft 4.33 ft 6.7 sec 5.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 10522 ft 3.97 ft 6.3 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 10522 ft 3.67 ft 6.7 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 10522 ft 3.38 ft 6.3 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 10522 ft 3.54 ft 5.9 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 10522 ft 3.38 ft 5.9 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 10522 ft 2.85 ft 5.9 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 10522 ft 2.53 ft 5.6 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 10522 ft 2.46 ft 5.6 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 10522 ft 2.46 ft 5.3 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 10522 ft 2.17 ft 5.6 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
11:00 10522 ft 1.64 ft 5.6 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
12:00 10522 ft 1.74 ft 5.6 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
13:00 10522 ft 1.54 ft 5.0 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
14:00 10522 ft 1.41 ft 5.6 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec