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Station 46044 Image indicating link to RSS feed of recent meteorological observations for station 46044

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Owned and maintained by MBARI
2.3-meter NOOSS buoy
AMPS payload
36.700 N 122.378 W (36°42'1" N 122°22'40" W)

Air temp height: 4 m above site elevation
Anemometer height: 5 m above site elevation
Barometer elevation: sea level
Sea temp depth: 1 m below site elevation
Water depth: 1800 m
Watch circle radius: 1386 yards

Search And Rescue (SAR) Data

Meteorological Observations from Nearby Stations and Ships Image indicating link to RSS feed of recent meteorological observations near station 46044

Regional HF Radar Surface Current Observations


Conditions at 46044 as of
1450 GMT on 02/27/2015:
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): NNW ( 330 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 21.4 kts
5-day plot - Wind Gust Wind Gust (GST): 25.3 kts
5-day plot - Wave Height Wave Height (WVHT): 10.2 ft
5-day plot - Dominant Wave Period Dominant Wave Period (DPD): 9 sec
5-day plot - Average Period Average Period (APD): 6.4 sec
5-day plot - Mean Wave Direction Mean Wave Direction (MWD): NW ( 324 deg true )
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 29.91 in
5-day plot - Pressure Tendency Pressure Tendency (PTDY): +0.02 in ( Rising )
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 56.7 °F
5-day plot - Dew Point Dew Point (DEWP): 51.8 °F
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 10 meters (WSPD10M): 21.4 kts
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 20 meters (WSPD20M): 23.3 kts
5-day plot - Wind Speed, Wind Gust and Atmospheric Pressure Combined plot of Wind Speed, Gust, and Air Pressure
Continuous Winds
TIME
(GMT)
5-day plot - Wind Direction WDIR 5-day plot - Wind Speed WSPD
1450NNW ( 333 deg ) 20.2 kts
1440NNW ( 335 deg ) 20.6 kts
1430NNW ( 329 deg ) 21.4 kts
1420NNW ( 329 deg ) 20.8 kts
1410NNW ( 328 deg ) 22.3 kts
1400NW ( 319 deg ) 24.1 kts
 
Supplemental Measurements
Highest 1-minute Wind Speed
Time (GMT)5-day plot - 1-Minute Wind Speed WSPD 5-day plot - 1-Minute Wind Direction WDIR
1354 25.3 kts NW ( 320 deg true )
Peak gust during the measurement hour
TIME
(GMT)
5-day plot - Gust Direction GDR 5-day plot - Gust Speed GST
1354NNW ( 330 deg ) 29.1 kts
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
(GMT)
   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
02271350    NW 23.3 31.1 9.8 96.3NNW29.90+0.00 56.5- 51.8---
02271250   NNW 23.3 27.2 10.5 96.5NNW29.90-0.02 56.7- 50.4---
02271150    NW 23.3 27.2 12.1 96.9 NW29.89-0.04 56.3- 51.1---
02271050    NW 21.4 25.3 11.8 97.0NNW29.90-0.04 56.5- 51.4---
02270950    NW 23.3 27.2 11.8 96.8 NW29.92-0.02 56.5- 51.4---
02270850   NNW 23.3 27.2 13.1 97.0NNW29.93-0.02 56.3- 51.8---
02270750   NNW 25.3 31.1 11.8 106.8NNW29.94+0.00 56.5- 52.2---
02270650    NW 25.3 29.1 11.8 106.9 NW29.94+0.00 57.0- 52.9---
02270550   NNW 25.3 33.0 12.8 107.1NNW29.95+0.00 57.2- 52.5---
02270450   NNW 23.3 31.1 11.8 96.8NNW29.94+0.00 57.2- 52.5---
02270350   NNW 23.3 29.1 12.5 97.1 NW29.95-0.01 57.0- 52.5---
02270250   NNW 23.3 27.2 10.8 106.8 NW29.95-0.02 57.0- 52.2---
02270150   NNW 25.3 31.1 11.5 116.8NNW29.95-0.02 57.0- 52.2---
02270050   NNW 25.3 31.1 10.5 116.5NNW29.96-0.02 57.2- 52.2---
02262350    NW 25.3 33.0 9.8 96.4NNW29.97-0.04 57.6- 51.6---
02262250    NW 25.3 31.1 9.5 106.3NNW29.97-0.06 57.4- 53.4---
02262150    NW 23.3 29.1 10.5 106.7 NW29.98-0.07 57.6- 52.0---
02262050    NW 23.3 27.2 9.2 116.4 NW30.00-0.05 57.4- 51.6---
02261950    NW 23.3 29.1 8.5 106.1WNW30.03-0.02 57.6- 52.2---
02261850    NW 21.4 27.2 9.8 86.5 NW30.05+0.00 57.7- 52.5---
02261750   NNW 21.4 25.3 10.5 96.7 NW30.05+0.02 57.4- 52.2---
02261650    NW 21.4 27.2 9.8 106.8 NW30.05+0.02 57.4- 52.2---
02261550   NNW 17.5 19.4 10.2 97.0 NW30.05+0.02 57.2- 52.5---
02261450    N 15.5 19.4 9.5 97.0 NW30.03-0.02 56.5- 52.3---

Detailed Wave Summary
for 46044 as of
1500 GMT on 02/27/2015:

These wave data are displayed in rounded times.

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 - Significant Wave HeightSignificant Wave Height (WVHT): 10.2 ft
5-day plot - Swell HeightSwell Height (SwH): 5.6 ft
5-day plot - Swell PeriodSwell Period (SwP): 9.1 sec
5-day plot - Swell DirectionSwell Direction (SwD): NW
5-day plot - Wind Wave HeightWind Wave Height (WWH): 8.2 ft
5-day plot - Wind Wave PeriodWind Wave Period (WWP): 4.0 sec
5-day plot - Wind Wave DirectionWind Wave Direction (WWD):NNW
5-day plot - Wave SteepnessWave Steepness (STEEPNESS): STEEP
5-day plot - Average Wave PeriodAverage Wave Period (APD): 6.4 sec
Previous observations
5-day plot - Significant Wave Height 5-day plot - Swell Height 5-day plot - Swell Period 5-day plot - Swell Direction 5-day plot - Wind Wave Height 5-day plot - Wind Wave Period 5-day plot - Wind Wave Direction 5-day plot - Wave Steepness 5-day plot - Average Wave Period
MM DD TIME
(GMT)
  WVHT
ft
  SwH
ft
  SwP
sec
  SwD WWH
ft
WWP
sec
  WWD STEEPNESS APD
sec
02271400    9.8   5.6   9.1  NNW 8.2 5.9   NW STEEP 6.3
02271300    10.5   6.2   9.1  NNW 8.2 6.7   NW STEEP 6.5
02271200    12.1   7.5   9.1   NW 9.2 5.6   NW STEEP 6.9
02271100    11.8   5.9   14.8  WSW 10.5 9.1   NNW STEEP 7.0
02271000    11.8   7.9   9.1   NW 8.5 5.9   NW STEEP 6.8
02270900    13.1   8.9   9.1  NNW 9.5 5.6   NNW STEEP 7.0
02270800    11.8   7.5   10.0  NNW 9.2 8.3   NNW AVERAGE 6.8
02270700    11.8   8.5   10.0   NW 8.5 7.7   NNW AVERAGE 6.9
02270600    12.8   7.9   10.0  NNW 9.8 8.3   NW AVERAGE 7.1
02270500    11.8   8.2   9.1  NNW 8.5 7.1   NW STEEP 6.8
02270400    12.5   9.8   9.1   NW 7.5 5.3   NNW STEEP 7.1
02270300    10.8   7.5   10.0   NW 7.9 6.7   NW AVERAGE 6.8
02270200    11.5   7.5   10.8  NNW 8.5 4.3   NNW AVERAGE 6.8
02270100    10.5   6.6   10.8  NNW 8.2 7.7   NW AVERAGE 6.5
02270000    9.8   6.2   9.1  NNW 7.9 7.7   NNW STEEP 6.4
02262300    9.5   6.2   10.0  NNW 7.2 7.1   NW AVERAGE 6.3
02262200    10.5   8.2   10.0   NW 6.6 6.7   NW AVERAGE 6.7
02262100    9.2   6.9   10.8   NW 5.9 5.9   NW AVERAGE 6.4
02262000    8.5   5.9   10.0  WNW 6.6 6.7   NW AVERAGE 6.1
02261900    9.8   7.5   8.3   NW 6.2 7.1   NW STEEP 6.5
02261800    10.5   6.9   9.1   NW 7.9 6.7   NW STEEP 6.7
02261700    9.8   6.6   10.0   NW 7.5 8.3   NW AVERAGE 6.8
02261600    10.2   8.2   9.1   NW 5.9 5.6   NW STEEP 7.0
02261500    9.5   7.9   9.1   NW 5.2 6.7   NW AVERAGE 7.0

Plot of wave energy versus frequency (and period)


Description of Measurements

Links which are specific to this station are listed below:

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

Historical Data & Climatic Summaries for quality controlled data for the current month, previous months, and previous years.