WEST ORCA BAY 8NM NW of Hinchinbrook IS AK (46060)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 28° F
Wind direction (W Dir): NE (45 - 54 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 11.7 kts (13.4 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 13.6 kts (15.7 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 4 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
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.21 in

Updated: 8:50 AM AKST on February 22, 2017

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 1444 ft
Wave Height: 2.53 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 4.0 sec
Average Wave Period: 3.5 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 8:00 AM AKST on February 22, 2017

General Information

Location: 60.584 North -146.784 West
Buoy Type: 3-meter discus buoy
Buoy Hull: 3D52
Payload: AMPS payload
Owned by: NDBC
Windspeed: Measured by obtained from anemometer
Sea Surface: Measured by Intake
Note: Station 46060 in port at Homer, AK.

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 29 41
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NW 5.8 6.7 4 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.19 +0.04
21:50 29 41
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NW 5.8 6.7 4 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.20 +0.04
22:50 30 41
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NE 1.9 2.2 4 1.31 exactly 1.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.21 +0.03
23:50 31 41
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ENE 1.9 2.2 4 1.31 exactly 1.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 30.22 +0.03
00:50 30 41
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NE 3.9 4.5 4 1.31 exactly 1.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 30.23 +0.03
01:50 28 41
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ESE 9.7 11.2 10 0.98 exactly 1.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 30.23 +0.01
02:50 28 41
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East 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.22 -
03:50 28 41
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East 13.6 15.7 3 1.31 exactly 1.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 30.22 -
04:50 29 41
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East 19.4 22.4 3 1.97 exactly 2.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 30.22 -0.01
05:50 28 41
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ENE 19.4 22.4 4 2.62 exactly 2.6 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 - - - 30.21 -0.01
06:50 28 41
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ENE 19.4 22.4 4 2.62 exactly 2.6 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 - - - 30.21 -0.02
08:50 28 41
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NE 11.7 13.4 4 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 - - - 30.21 -

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 1444 ft 1.41 ft 3.3 sec 3.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 1444 ft 1.54 ft 4.0 sec 3.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 1444 ft 1.57 ft 3.6 sec 3.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 1444 ft 1.28 ft 3.8 sec 3.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 1444 ft 1.15 ft 4.0 sec 3.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 1444 ft 1.12 ft 10.0 sec 3.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 1444 ft 1.48 ft 2.9 sec 3.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 1444 ft 1.87 ft 2.9 sec 3.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 1444 ft 2.56 ft 3.7 sec 3.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 1444 ft 2.53 ft 4.0 sec 3.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec