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Station 46215 - Diablo Canyon, CA (076)

Station 46215
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Information submitted by Scripps Institution of Oceanography
Waverider Buoy
35.204 N 120.859 W (35°12'14" N 120°51'33" W)

Site elevation: sea level
Sea temp depth: 0.46 m below site elevation
Water depth: 22.86 m

Latest NWS Marine Forecast

Search And Rescue (SAR) Data

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Regional HF Radar Surface Current Observations

Detailed Wave Summary
for 46215 as of (3:36 pm PDT)
2236 GMT on 10/30/2014:

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): 4.6 ft
5-day plot - Swell HeightSwell Height (SwH): 3.0 ft
5-day plot - Swell PeriodSwell Period (SwP): 11.8 sec
5-day plot - Swell DirectionSwell Direction (SwD): W
5-day plot - Wind Wave HeightWind Wave Height (WWH): 3.6 ft
5-day plot - Wind Wave PeriodWind Wave Period (WWP): 8.3 sec
5-day plot - Wind Wave DirectionWind Wave Direction (WWD):WNW
5-day plot - Wave SteepnessWave Steepness (STEEPNESS): AVERAGE
5-day plot - Average Wave PeriodAverage Wave Period (APD): 7.9 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
1030 3:06 pm   4.6   3.0   11.8   W 3.6 8.3   WNW AVERAGE 7.8
1030 2:36 pm   4.9   3.6   11.8   W 3.6 9.9   WNW SWELL 8.2

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.