WEST TAMPA NM WNW of Tampa, FL (42036)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 72° F
Humidity: 53
Wind direction (W Dir): West (255 - 264 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 7.8 kts (8.9 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 9.7 kts (11.2 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 6 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 1.97 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 2.0 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): 6 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 1.64 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 0.82 - 2.46 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 29.84 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): -0.03 in
Steady or increasing, then decreasing; or decreasing, then decreasing more rapidly

Updated: 3:50 PM EDT on April 25, 2017

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 164 ft
Wave Height: 1.87 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 5.6 sec
Average Wave Period: 4.0 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 4:00 PM EDT on April 25, 2017

General Information

Location: 28.5 North -84.517 West
Buoy Type: 3-meter discus buoy
Buoy Hull: 3D37
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 66 73 56 WNW 17.5 20.1 7 6.56 exactly 6.6 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 - - - 29.78 +0.02
21:50 66 73 57 WNW 17.5 20.1 7 5.91 exactly 5.9 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 - - - 29.80 +0.03
22:50 67 72 57 WNW 13.6 15.7 7 5.25 exactly 5.2 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.82 +0.04
23:50 67 72 55 WNW 13.6 15.7 7 4.92 exactly 4.9 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.82 +0.04
00:50 67 72 54 WNW 11.7 13.4 7 4.27 exactly 4.3 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.81 +0.01
01:50 67 72 53 NW 9.7 11.2 7 4.27 exactly 4.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.81 -0.01
03:50 67 72 51 NW 7.8 8.9 6 3.61 exactly 3.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.79 -0.02
04:50 67 72 52 NW 7.8 8.9 6 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.79 -0.01
06:50 68 72 55 WNW 9.7 11.2 7 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.81 +0.03
07:50 69 72 57 NW 9.7 11.2 6 2.95 exactly 3.0 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.83 +0.04
08:50 69 72 56 WNW 11.7 13.4 6 2.95 exactly 3.0 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.84 +0.04
10:50 70 72 54 West 9.7 11.2 6 2.62 exactly 2.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.86 +0.04
11:50 70 72 58 West 11.7 13.4 6 2.62 exactly 2.6 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.87 +0.03
12:50 71 73 55 West 9.7 11.2 6 2.30 exactly 2.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.87 +0.01
13:50 71 73 56 West 9.7 11.2 6 2.30 exactly 2.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.86 -
15:50 72 73 53 West 7.8 8.9 6 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.84 -0.03

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 164 ft 6.73 ft 7.1 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 164 ft 6.66 ft 6.7 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 164 ft 5.84 ft 7.1 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 164 ft 5.38 ft 6.7 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 164 ft 4.79 ft 6.7 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 164 ft 4.33 ft 6.7 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 164 ft 3.58 ft 6.3 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 164 ft 3.18 ft 6.7 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 164 ft 3.08 ft 5.9 sec 4.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 164 ft 2.99 ft 5.9 sec 4.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
10:00 164 ft 2.72 ft 5.6 sec 4.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
12:00 164 ft 2.46 ft 5.9 sec 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
13:00 164 ft 2.33 ft 5.6 sec 3.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
14:00 164 ft 2.17 ft 5.6 sec 3.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
15:00 164 ft 2.13 ft 5.3 sec 4.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
16:00 164 ft 1.87 ft 5.6 sec 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec