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

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: 1860 m
Watch circle radius: 1386 yards

NDBC/MBARI Co-op Effort

Subsurface Conductivity and Temperature data are available at 46B44.

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


Detailed Wave Summary
for 46044 as of
2000 GMT on 04/18/2014:

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): 9.2 ft
5-day plot - Swell HeightSwell Height (SwH): 7.2 ft
5-day plot - Swell PeriodSwell Period (SwP): 8.3 sec
5-day plot - Swell DirectionSwell Direction (SwD): NW
5-day plot - Wind Wave HeightWind Wave Height (WWH): 5.6 ft
5-day plot - Wind Wave PeriodWind Wave Period (WWP): 6.2 sec
5-day plot - Wind Wave DirectionWind Wave Direction (WWD): NW
5-day plot - Wave SteepnessWave Steepness (STEEPNESS): STEEP
5-day plot - Average Wave PeriodAverage Wave Period (APD): 6.7 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
04181900    9.2   7.5   9.1   NW 5.2 5.3   NW AVERAGE 6.7
04181800    9.8   7.2   8.3  WNW 6.6 4.2   NW STEEP 6.9
04181700    9.2   5.6   11.4   NW 7.2 8.3   NW STEEP 6.6
04181600    9.5   5.6   10.0   W 7.9 7.7   NW STEEP 6.5
04181500    9.8   6.2   10.8   W 7.5 8.3   NW AVERAGE 6.6
04181400    9.5   5.2   10.0   NW 7.9 8.3   WNW STEEP 6.4
04181300    9.5   5.2   11.4  WNW 7.9 7.7   WNW STEEP 6.5
04181200    9.5   5.9   12.1   NW 7.5 8.3   NW STEEP 6.7
04181100    9.8   5.6   10.8  WNW 8.2 8.3   WNW AVERAGE 6.9
04181000    9.8   6.2   12.1  WNW 7.5 8.3   WNW STEEP 6.8
04180900    10.5   6.9   12.1   W 7.9 8.3   NW AVERAGE 7.1
04180800    9.8   6.6   11.4  WNW 7.2 8.3   NW AVERAGE 7.1
04180700    10.5   8.9   12.1  WNW 5.9 5.0   NW SWELL 7.5
04180600    9.8   7.2   10.0   NW 6.6 7.7   NW STEEP 7.1
04180500    9.8   8.5   12.1   NW 4.9 5.9   NW SWELL 7.7
04180400    9.8   8.9   9.1   NW 4.9 6.2   NW STEEP 7.2
04180300    9.8   8.5   9.1  WNW 5.2 4.5   NW STEEP 7.4
04180200    10.8   9.2   10.0   NW 5.6 6.2   NW AVERAGE 7.4
04180100    11.2   8.5   10.0   NW 7.2 7.7   NW AVERAGE 7.4
04180000    10.8   8.2   10.0   NW 6.9 7.7   NW AVERAGE 7.2
04172300    10.2   7.2   10.0   NW 6.9 5.6   NW AVERAGE 6.9
04172200    10.2   7.9   10.0   NW 6.6 5.6   NW AVERAGE 6.9
04172100    10.2   7.9   9.1   NW 6.6 6.2   NW STEEP 7.0
04172000    9.8   6.9   9.1   NW 7.2 5.3   NW STEEP 6.9

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.