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Station 46246 - Ocean Station PAPA (166) Image indicating link to RSS feed of recent meteorological observations for station 46246

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Data provided by Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Waverider Buoy
49.904 N 145.243 W (49°54'13" N 145°14'36" W)

Site elevation: sea level
Sea temp depth: 0.46 m below site elevation
Water depth: 4252 m

Search And Rescue (SAR) Data

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Conditions at 46246 as of
(11:14 am PDT)
1814 GMT on 07/29/2014:

Note: This report is more than two hours old
Unit of Measure:    Time Zone:   

Click on the graph icon in the table below to see a time series plot of the last 24 hours of that observation.

24-hour plot - Wave Height Wave Height (WVHT): 3.0 ft
24-hour plot - Dominant Wave Period Dominant Wave Period (DPD): 14 sec
24-hour plot - Average Period Average Period (APD): 5.5 sec
24-hour plot - Mean Wave Direction Mean Wave Direction (MWD): S ( 185 deg true )
24-hour plot - Water Temperature Water Temperature (WTMP): 56.7 °F
Previous observations
24-hour plot - Wind Direction 24-hour plot - Wind Speed 24-hour plot - Wind Gust 24-hour plot - Wave Height 24-hour plot - Dominant Wave Period 24-hour plot - Average Period 24-hour plot - Mean Wave Direction 24-hour plot - Atmospheric Pressure 24-hour plot - Pressure Tendency 24-hour plot - Air Temperature 24-hour plot - Water Temperature 24-hour plot - Dew Point 24-hour plot - Salinity 24-hour plot - Visibility 24-hour plot - Tide (above MLLW)
MM DD TIME
(PDT)
   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
072910:44 am  --- 3.0 145.2 S--- 56.7----
0729 5:14 am  --- 2.6 145.7 SW--- 56.7----
0729 4:44 am  --- 2.6 146.0SSW--- 56.7----
072811:14 pm  --- 2.6 145.2 S--- 56.8----
072810:44 pm  --- 2.6 145.0 SW--- 56.8----
0728 5:14 pm  --- 2.6 155.8 S--- 56.8----
0728 4:44 pm  --- 2.6 155.6 S--- 56.7----

Detailed Wave Summary
for 46246 as of (11:14 am PDT)
1814 GMT on 07/29/2014:


Note: This report is more than two hours old

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 24 hours of that observation.

24-hour plot - Significant Wave HeightSignificant Wave Height (WVHT): 3.0 ft
24-hour plot - Swell HeightSwell Height (SwH): 1.6 ft
24-hour plot - Swell PeriodSwell Period (SwP): 14.3 sec
24-hour plot - Swell DirectionSwell Direction (SwD): S
24-hour plot - Wind Wave HeightWind Wave Height (WWH): 2.3 ft
24-hour plot - Wind Wave PeriodWind Wave Period (WWP): 4.5 sec
24-hour plot - Wind Wave DirectionWind Wave Direction (WWD): NW
24-hour plot - Wave SteepnessWave Steepness (STEEPNESS): AVERAGE
24-hour plot - Average Wave PeriodAverage Wave Period (APD): 5.5 sec
Previous observations
24-hour plot - Significant Wave Height 24-hour plot - Swell Height 24-hour plot - Swell Period 24-hour plot - Swell Direction 24-hour plot - Wind Wave Height 24-hour plot - Wind Wave Period 24-hour plot - Wind Wave Direction 24-hour plot - Wave Steepness 24-hour plot - Average Wave Period
MM DD TIME
(PDT)
  WVHT
ft
  SwH
ft
  SwP
sec
  SwD WWH
ft
WWP
sec
  WWD STEEPNESS APD
sec
072910:44 am   3.0   1.3   14.3   S 2.6 4.5   NW AVERAGE 5.2
0729 5:14 am   2.6   1.3   14.3   SW 2.0 4.5   NW N/A 5.7
0729 4:44 am   2.6   1.6   14.3  SSW 2.0 9.9   SSW N/A 6.0
072811:14 pm   2.6   1.3   14.3   S 2.3 4.3   W N/A 5.2
072810:44 pm   2.6   1.3   14.3   SW 2.3 4.5   WNW N/A 5.0
0728 5:14 pm   2.6   1.3   15.4   S 2.3 4.0   WNW N/A 5.8
0728 4:44 pm   2.6   1.3   15.4   S 2.3 3.7   NW N/A 5.6

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.