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Station 42360 - BW Pioneer buoy - Walker Ridge 249 Image indicating link to RSS feed of recent meteorological observations for station 42360

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Station operated by Petrobras - USA
Buoy
26.696 N 90.508 W (26°41'46" N 90°30'30" W)

Site elevation: sea level
Air temp height: 3.5 m above site elevation
Anemometer height: 3.5 m above site elevation
Water depth: 2499.4 m

Anemometers are located at 3 meters above sea level but they are corrected to 10 meters by the owner.

Search And Rescue (SAR) Data

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Conditions at 42360 as of
(9:00 pm CDT on 07/29/2014)
0200 GMT on 07/30/2014:
Unit of Measure:    Time Zone:   

Click on the graph icon in the table below to see a time series plot of the last five days of that observation.

5-day plot - Wind Direction Wind Direction (WDIR): N ( 350 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 13.6 kts
5-day plot - Wind Gust Wind Gust (GST): 17.5 kts
5-day plot - Wave Height Wave Height (WVHT): 2.3 ft
5-day plot - Dominant Wave Period Dominant Wave Period (DPD): 5 sec
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 30.01 in
5-day plot - Pressure Tendency Pressure Tendency (PTDY): +0.00 in ( Steady )
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 84.4 °F
5-day plot - Water Temperature Water Temperature (WTMP): 88.0 °F
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 10 meters (WSPD10M): 13.6 kts
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 20 meters (WSPD20M): 15.5 kts
5-day plot - Wind Speed, Wind Gust and Atmospheric Pressure Combined plot of Wind Speed, Gust, and Air Pressure
Previous observations
5-day plot - Wind Direction 5-day plot - Wind Speed 5-day plot - Wind Gust 5-day plot - Wave Height 5-day plot - Dominant Wave Period 5-day plot - Average Period 5-day plot - Mean Wave Direction 5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure 5-day plot - Pressure Tendency 5-day plot - Air Temperature 5-day plot - Water Temperature 5-day plot - Dew Point 5-day plot - Salinity 5-day plot - Visibility 5-day plot - Tide (above MLLW)
MM DD TIME
(CDT)
   WDIR WSPD
kts
GST
kts
WVHT
ft
DPD
sec
APD
sec
MWD PRES
in
PTDY
in
ATMP
°F
WTMP
°F
DEWP
°F
SAL
psu
VIS
nmi
TIDE
ft
0729 8:00 pm  NNW 15.5 19.4 2.3 5--30.00-0.02 84.9 88.0----
0729 7:00 pm   N 17.5 23.3 2.3 4--30.00-0.03 84.9 87.8----
0729 6:00 pm   NW 15.5 19.4 2.3 4--30.01-0.03 85.6 88.2----
0729 5:00 pm  NNW 15.5 19.4 2.0 4--30.01-0.05 85.5 88.2----
0729 4:00 pm  WNW 13.6 17.5 2.3 4--30.03-0.03 86.0 88.3----
0729 3:00 pm  WNW 13.6 17.5 2.0 4--30.04-0.03 86.0 88.2----
0729 2:00 pm   NW 15.5 19.4 2.0 4--30.06-0.03 85.6 87.8----
0729 1:00 pm   NW 15.5 19.4 2.0 4--30.06-0.02 85.6 87.3----
072912:00 pm  WNW 13.6 19.4 1.6 4--30.08+0.00 85.5 87.6----
072911:00 am  WNW 15.5 19.4 2.0 3--30.09+0.03 85.6 87.6----
072910:00 am  WNW 19.4 23.3 1.6 3--30.08+0.03 85.1 87.8----
0729 9:00 am  WNW 17.5 21.4 1.3 3--30.08+0.05 84.9 87.8----
0729 8:00 am  WNW 15.5 19.4 1.3 3--30.06+0.06 84.9 87.8----
0729 7:00 am  WNW 13.6 15.5 1.0 6--30.05+0.04 84.9 88.0----
0729 6:00 am   W 9.7 11.7 1.0 6--30.03+0.00 84.9 88.0----
0729 5:00 am  WSW 9.7 13.6 1.0 3--30.00-0.04 84.9 88.0----
0729 4:00 am  WSW 9.7 11.7 1.0 3--30.01-0.05 84.9 88.0----
0729 3:00 am   W 7.8 9.7 1.0 3--30.02-0.05 84.9 88.0----
0729 2:00 am  WNW 9.7 13.6 1.0 3--30.04-0.04 85.1 87.8----
0729 1:00 am  WNW 9.7 15.5 0.7---30.06-0.01 85.1 88.2----
072912:00 am  WNW 9.7 11.7 0.7---30.08+0.03 85.6 88.2----
072811:00 pm   W 7.8 11.7 0.7---30.08+0.05 85.5 88.9----
072810:00 pm   W 5.8 9.7 0.7---30.06+0.03 85.6 89.1----

Disclaimer: Ocean current directions are measured to the nearest 10 degrees and speeds are measured to the nearest whole centimeter per second.

Ocean Current Data for 42360

Unit of Measure:   Time Zone:   
    9:00 pm CDT    8:00 pm CDT    7:00 pm CDT
Depth
ft
   Dir
°
Speed
kts
   Dir
°
Speed
kts
   Dir
°
Speed
kts
7     250 0.64    240 0.62    260 0.62
112     320 0.43    320 0.58    310 0.66
217     300 0.56    310 0.56    310 0.62
427     260 0.35    270 0.29    260 0.37
636     270 0.23    280 0.16    280 0.23
846     240 0.17    300 0.10    280 0.17
1004     250 0.23    280 0.21    280 0.25
1161     240 0.14    300 0.14    280 0.16
1319     230 0.16    290 0.04    290 0.10
1476     240 0.23    250 0.12    270 0.12
1634     270 0.21    290 0.17    280 0.17
1772     250 0.16    230 0.12    250 0.14
1844     230 0.17    240 0.12    270 0.17
1877     260 0.25    250 0.21    260 0.25
2087     240 0.25    230 0.17    240 0.27
2297     240 0.14    240 0.14    230 0.12
2507     240 0.16    260 0.12    250 0.10
2664     280 0.16    280 0.16    280 0.21
2821     290 0.16    300 0.21    290 0.21
2979     310 0.12    300 0.14    300 0.17
3136     280 0.10    260 0.10    260 0.14
3294     260 0.16    270 0.12    270 0.17

Previous (up to 48) reports of ocean current data for 42360

Ocean Current Stick Plots are available in metric units only:
     1-day plot - ocean current 1-day plot      3-day plot - ocean current 3-day plot      5-day plot - ocean current 5-day plot


Description of Measurements

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Real Time Data in tabular form for the last forty-five days.

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