ORANGE BEACH NM SE of Mobile, AL (42012)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 69° F
Wind direction (W Dir): South (165 - 174 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 13.6 kts (15.7 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 17.5 kts (20.1 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 5 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 3.94 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 3.9 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 5 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 3.28 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 2.46 - 4.10 ft
Wave Swell Period (WSP): 9 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 1.64 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 0.82 - 2.46 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 29.95 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): -0.04 in
Decreasing, then steady; or decreasing, then decreasing more slowly

Updated: 3:50 AM CST on February 21, 2017

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 92 ft
Wave Height: 3.90 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 5.0 sec
Average Wave Period: 4.2 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 4:00 AM CST on February 21, 2017

General Information

Location: 30.065 North -87.555 West
Buoy Type: 3-meter discus buoy
Buoy Hull: 3DV11
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 69 68
-
SE 13.6 15.7 5 2.62 exactly 2.6 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 - - - 30.04 -0.01
21:50 69 68
-
SE 13.6 15.7 5 2.95 exactly 3.0 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 - - - 30.02 -0.04
22:50 69 68
-
SE 13.6 15.7 5 2.95 exactly 3.0 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 - - - 30.01 -0.05
23:50 69 68
-
SE 13.6 15.7 6 3.28 exactly 3.3 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 - - - 30.00 -0.04
00:50 69 68
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SSE 15.6 17.9 5 3.61 exactly 3.6 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 - - - 29.98 -0.04
01:50 69 68
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SSE 13.6 15.7 5 3.28 exactly 3.3 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 - - - 29.97 -0.04
02:50 70 68
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SSE 15.6 17.9 5 3.61 exactly 3.6 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 - - - 29.94 -0.06
03:50 69 68
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South 13.6 15.7 5 3.94 exactly 3.9 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.95 -0.04

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 92 ft 2.62 ft 4.5 sec 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 92 ft 2.95 ft 5.0 sec 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 92 ft 3.35 ft 5.6 sec 4.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 92 ft 3.41 ft 5.3 sec 4.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 92 ft 3.90 ft 5.0 sec 4.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec