GALVESTON,TX NM East of Galveston, TX (42035)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 77° F
Humidity: 95
Wind direction (W Dir): SE (135 - 144 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 23.3 kts (26.8 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 29.2 kts (33.6 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 8 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 7.22 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 7.2 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 8 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 6.56 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 5.74 - 7.38 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 29.69 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): +0.02 in
Decreasing or steady, then increasing; or increasing, then increasing more rapidly

Updated: 7:50 AM CDT on April 29, 2017

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 52 ft
Wave Height: 5.81 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 5.9 sec
Average Wave Period: 4.8 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 7:00 AM CDT on April 29, 2017

General Information

Location: 29.232 North -94.413 West
Buoy Type: 3-meter discus buoy
Buoy Hull: 3DV17
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 77 76 98 SE 17.5 20.1 8 4.59 exactly 4.6 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.70 +0.01
21:50 77 76 98 SSE 17.5 20.1 8 4.92 exactly 4.9 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.72 +0.04
22:50 77 76 98 SSE 15.6 17.9 8 4.59 exactly 4.6 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.74 +0.06
23:50 77 76 98 SE 17.5 20.1 8 4.92 exactly 4.9 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.74 +0.04
00:50 77 76 98 SE 17.5 20.1 8 4.92 exactly 4.9 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.74 +0.02
01:50 77 76 98 SE 17.5 20.1 8 4.92 exactly 4.9 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.73 -
02:50 77 76 97 SE 19.4 22.4 8 4.92 exactly 4.9 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.71 -0.03
03:50 77 76 95 SE 19.4 22.4 7 5.25 exactly 5.2 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 - - - 29.70 -0.04
04:50 77 76 95 SE 23.3 26.8 7 5.58 exactly 5.6 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.67 -0.06
05:50 77 76 95 SE 23.3 26.8 6 5.25 exactly 5.2 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 - - - 29.68 -0.03
06:50 77 76 95 SE 23.3 26.8 6 5.91 exactly 5.9 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 12 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.68 -0.02
07:50 77 76 95 SE 23.3 26.8 8 7.22 exactly 7.2 8 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 - - - 29.69 +0.02

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 52 ft 4.66 ft 8.3 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 52 ft 4.69 ft 7.7 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 52 ft 4.63 ft 7.7 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 52 ft 4.89 ft 7.7 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 52 ft 4.86 ft 7.7 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 52 ft 4.82 ft 7.7 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 52 ft 5.81 ft 5.9 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec