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

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 86° F
Humidity: 69
Wind direction (W Dir): WSW (235 - 244 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 1.9 kts (2.2 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 3.9 kts (4.5 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): 4 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 1.64 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 0.82 - 2.46 ft
Wave Swell Period (WSP): 5 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 1.64 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 0.82 - 2.46 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.08 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): +0.01 in
Increasing, then decreasing

Updated: 12:50 PM CDT on July 27, 2017

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 52 ft
Wave Height: 1.48 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 5.3 sec
Average Wave Period: 3.9 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 12:00 PM CDT on July 27, 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 85 87 72 SSW 11.7 13.4 6 2.30 exactly 2.3 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.05 -
21:50 86 87 63 South 9.7 11.2 6 2.30 exactly 2.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.06 +0.01
22:50 85 86 68 South 11.7 13.4 6 1.97 exactly 2.0 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.06 +0.01
23:50 85 86 67 South 11.7 13.4 6 1.97 exactly 2.0 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.06 -
00:50 85 86 68 South 11.7 13.4 6 2.30 exactly 2.3 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 30.05 -0.01
03:50 85 86 69 SSW 3.9 4.5 6 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.04 -
04:50 85 86 71 SW 7.8 8.9 6 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.03 -0.01
06:50 84 86 75 SW 5.8 6.7 4 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.03 -0.01
07:50 85 86 72 SW 7.8 8.9 5 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.04 +0.01
08:50 85 86 71 SW 7.8 8.9 6 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.06 +0.03
09:50 85 86 69 SW 5.8 6.7 5 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.07 +0.04
10:50 86 86 67 SW 3.9 4.5 5 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.09 +0.04
11:50 86 87 67 SW 3.9 4.5 5 1.31 exactly 1.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.09 +0.03
12:50 86 88 69 WSW 1.9 2.2 5 1.31 exactly 1.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.08 +0.01

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 52 ft 2.36 ft 6.3 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 52 ft 2.30 ft 5.9 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 52 ft 2.13 ft 6.3 sec 4.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 52 ft 2.07 ft 5.6 sec 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 52 ft 2.13 ft 5.6 sec 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 52 ft 2.23 ft 6.3 sec 3.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 52 ft 1.94 ft 5.9 sec 3.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 52 ft 1.97 ft 4.3 sec 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 52 ft 1.84 ft 5.3 sec 4.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
11:00 52 ft 1.71 ft 5.0 sec 4.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
12:00 52 ft 1.48 ft 5.3 sec 3.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec