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

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 27° F
Humidity: 67
Wind direction (W Dir): North (5 - 14 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 19.4 kts (22.4 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 25.3 kts (29.1 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 5 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 4.27 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 4.3 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 5 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 4.92 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 4.10 - 5.74 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.69 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): +0.04 in
Increasing, then steady; or increasing, then increasing more slowly

Updated: 6:50 AM CST on January 17, 2018

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 52 ft
Wave Height: 4.33 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 5.3 sec
Average Wave Period: 4.1 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 7:00 AM CST on January 17, 2018

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 Pressure
  Air
(°F)
Water
(°F)
  Dir Speed
(kts)
Speed
(mph)
Period
(sec)
Height
(ft)
Range
(ft)
Period
(sec)
Height
(ft)
Range
(ft)
Atmo.
(in)
Tend.
(in)
20:50 31 53 81 North 21.4 24.6 5 4.59 exactly 4.6 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.65 +0.07
21:50 31 53 78 NNW 21.4 24.6 5 5.25 exactly 5.2 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.66 +0.06
22:50 30 52 70 North 23.3 26.8 5 4.92 exactly 4.9 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.66 +0.04
23:50 30 52 70 North 21.4 24.6 5 4.92 exactly 4.9 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.66 +0.01
00:50 30 52 68 North 21.4 24.6 5 4.59 exactly 4.6 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.64 -0.02
01:50 29 52 71 North 21.4 24.6 4 4.59 exactly 4.6 4 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.64 -0.02
03:50 29 52 67 North 21.4 24.6 5 4.27 exactly 4.3 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.65 -
04:50 28 52 67 North 19.4 22.4 5 4.59 exactly 4.6 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.66 +0.02
05:50 27 52 69 North 19.4 22.4 5 4.59 exactly 4.6 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.68 +0.02
06:50 27 51 67 North 19.4 22.4 5 4.27 exactly 4.3 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.69 +0.04

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 52 ft 5.18 ft 4.8 sec 4.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 52 ft 4.43 ft 4.5 sec 4.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 52 ft 5.22 ft 5.0 sec 4.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 52 ft 4.89 ft 5.0 sec 4.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 52 ft 4.76 ft 5.0 sec 4.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 52 ft 4.33 ft 5.0 sec 4.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 52 ft 4.49 ft 5.0 sec 4.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 52 ft 4.33 ft 5.3 sec 4.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec