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

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 33° F
Wind direction (W Dir): NNE (25 - 34 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 7.8 kts (8.9 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 7.8 kts (8.9 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): 30.06 in

Updated: 12:50 PM AKST on December 08, 2016

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 1444 ft
Wave Height: 2.13 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 5.9 sec
Average Wave Period: 3.8 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 1:00 PM AKST on December 08, 2016

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)
22:50 37 46
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NE 7.8 8.9 3 2.95 exactly 3.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.13 +0.02
23:50 38 46
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NE 5.8 6.7 5 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.14 +0.01
00:50 38 46
-
North 5.8 6.7 4 2.62 exactly 2.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.14 +0.01
02:50 38 46
-
North 9.7 11.2 6 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.13 -0.01
03:50 38 46
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North 9.7 11.2 5 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.12 -0.01
04:50 38 46
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North 9.7 11.2 6 1.97 exactly 2.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.10 -0.03
05:50 38 46
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NNW 9.7 11.2 5 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.09 -0.04
06:50 38 46
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North 5.8 6.7 5 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.08 -0.05
07:50 40 46
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SE 3.9 4.5 6 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.06 -0.04
08:50 39 46
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East 5.8 6.7 6 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.07 -0.02
09:50 38 46
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ENE 15.6 17.9 6 1.97 exactly 2.0 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.06 -0.01
10:50 34 46
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NNE 13.6 15.7 6 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.07 -
11:50 34 46
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North 11.7 13.4 6 1.97 exactly 2.0 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.07 -
12:50 33 46
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NNE 7.8 8.9 6 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.06 -

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
23:00 1444 ft 3.08 ft 3.4 sec 3.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 1444 ft 2.85 ft 5.0 sec 3.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 1444 ft 2.59 ft 4.3 sec 3.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 1444 ft 1.87 ft 5.9 sec 3.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 1444 ft 1.90 ft 5.3 sec 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 1444 ft 1.80 ft 5.9 sec 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 1444 ft 1.77 ft 5.0 sec 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 1444 ft 1.77 ft 5.3 sec 3.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 1444 ft 1.80 ft 5.6 sec 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 1444 ft 1.90 ft 6.3 sec 4.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
10:00 1444 ft 1.97 ft 6.3 sec 4.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
12:00 1444 ft 2.03 ft 5.9 sec 3.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
13:00 1444 ft 2.13 ft 5.9 sec 3.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec