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Station 52212 - Ngaraard, Babeldaob, Palau (219) Image indicating link to RSS feed of recent meteorological observations for station 52212


Conditions at 52212 as of
2330 GMT on 02/27/2024:
     

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 - Wave Height Wave Height (WVHT): 8.2 ft
5-day plot - Dominant Wave Period Dominant Wave Period (DPD): 7 sec
5-day plot - Average Wave Period Average Period (APD): 5.9 sec
5-day plot - Mean Wave Direction Mean Wave Direction (MWD): NE ( 56 deg true )
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 82.2 °F
5-day plot - Water Temperature Water Temperature (WTMP): 83.3 °F
Previous observations
TIME
(GMT)
5-day plot - Wind Direction
WDIR
 
5-day plot - Wind Speed
WSPD
kts
5-day plot - Wind Gust
GST
kts
5-day plot - Wave Height
WVHT
ft
5-day plot - Dominant Wave Period
DPD
sec
5-day plot - Average Wave Period
APD
sec
5-day plot - Mean Wave Direction
MWD
 
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure
PRES
in
5-day plot - Pressure Tendency
PTDY
in
5-day plot - Air Temperature
ATMP
°F
5-day plot - Water Temperature
WTMP
°F
5-day plot - Dew Point
DEWP
°F
5-day plot - Salinity
SAL
psu
5-day plot - Visibility
VIS
nmi
5-day plot - Tide (above MLLW)
TIDE
ft
2024-02-27 2300--- 8.5 96.1 NE-- 82.4 83.3----
2024-02-27 2230--- 8.9 86.2 NE--- 83.3----
2024-02-27 2200--- 7.9 86.0 NE-- 79.3 83.3----
2024-02-27 2130--- 8.2 96.0 NE--- 83.3----
2024-02-27 2100--- 8.5 86.1 NE-- 81.7 83.3----
2024-02-27 2030--- 8.5 86.3 NE--- 83.3----
2024-02-27 2000--- 8.2 86.0 NE-- 81.9 83.3----
2024-02-27 1930--------- 80.4 83.3----
2024-02-27 1900--- 7.9 85.9 NE--- 83.3----
2024-02-27 1830--- 7.5 85.9 NE-- 78.6 83.3----
2024-02-27 1800--- 7.9 86.2 NE--- 83.3----
2024-02-27 1730--- 8.5 86.1 NE-- 78.3 83.3----
2024-02-27 1700--- 7.9 86.1 NE--- 83.3----
2024-02-27 1630--- 7.9 86.1 NE-- 78.8 83.3----
2024-02-27 1600--- 7.9 96.0 NE--- 83.3----
2024-02-27 1530--- 7.9 76.0 NE-- 81.3 83.3----
2024-02-27 1500--- 7.9 85.8NNE--- 83.3----
2024-02-27 1430--- 8.5 86.1 NE-- 79.0 83.3----
2024-02-27 1400--- 7.9 85.9 NE--- 83.3----
2024-02-27 1330--- 7.9 85.9 NE-- 81.1 83.3----
2024-02-27 1300--- 7.5 85.7 NE-- 81.1 83.3----
2024-02-27 1230--- 7.5 85.8NNE-- 82.0 83.3----
2024-02-27 1200--- 7.5 85.8 NE-- 82.0 83.3----
2024-02-27 1130--- 6.9 95.6 NE-- 82.0 83.3----
2024-02-27 1100--- 6.9 85.6 NE--- 83.5----
2024-02-27 1030--- 7.2 95.8 NE-- 82.0 83.5----
2024-02-27 1000--- 7.5 85.8 NE-- 82.2 83.5----
2024-02-27 0930--- 6.9 75.7 NE-- 82.0 83.5----
2024-02-27 0900--- 7.9 86.2NNE-- 81.9 83.5----
2024-02-27 0830--- 7.5 86.0 NE-- 81.5 83.5----
2024-02-27 0800--- 6.6 85.8NNE--- 83.5----
2024-02-27 0730--- 6.2 85.9 NE-- 79.9 83.5----
2024-02-27 0700--- 6.2 85.8 NE-- 81.9 83.5----
2024-02-27 0630--- 6.6 86.1 NE--- 83.7----
2024-02-27 0600--- 6.2 86.1 NE-- 80.8 83.7----
2024-02-27 0530--- 6.2 75.9 NE-- 80.8 83.7----
2024-02-27 0500--- 6.6 76.0NNE-- 81.3 83.7----
2024-02-27 0430--- 6.6 76.1NNE--- 83.7----
2024-02-27 0400--- 6.2 86.1 NE-- 78.8 83.7----
2024-02-27 0330--- 5.9 96.1 NE--- 83.8----
2024-02-27 0300--- 5.9 86.0 NE-- 79.2 83.8----
2024-02-27 0230--- 6.2 76.0 NE-- 82.8 83.7----
2024-02-27 0200--- 5.9 85.8NNE-- 82.9 83.5----
2024-02-27 0130--- 6.2 85.9 NE-- 82.4 83.5----
2024-02-27 0100--- 6.2 85.7NNE-- 82.0 83.3----
2024-02-27 0030--- 6.6 85.9 NE-- 82.6 83.3----
2024-02-27 0000--- 6.9 85.9 NE-- 82.9 83.3----

Detailed Wave Summary
for 52212 as of
2330 GMT on 02/27/2024:

These wave data are displayed in rounded times.

     

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 Height Significant Wave Height (WVHT): 8.2 ft
5-day plot - Swell Height Swell Height (SwH): 2.3 ft
5-day plot - Swell Period Swell Period (SwP): 10.0 sec
5-day plot - Swell Direction Swell Direction (SwD):ENE
5-day plot - Wind Wave Height Wind Wave Height (WWH): 7.9 ft
5-day plot - Wind Wave Period Wind Wave Period (WWP): 7.1 sec
5-day plot - Wind Wave Direction Wind Wave Direction (WWD): NE
5-day plot - Wave Steepness Wave Steepness (STEEPNESS): STEEP
5-day plot - Average Wave Period Average Wave Period (APD): 5.9 sec
Previous observations
TIME
(GMT)
5-day plot - Wave Height
WVHT
ft
5-day plot - Swell Height
SwH
ft
5-day plot - Swell Period
SwP
sec
5-day plot - Swell Direction
SwD
 
5-day plot - Wind Wave Height
WWH
ft
5-day plot - Wind Wave Period
WWP
sec
5-day plot - Wind Wave Direction
WWD
 
5-day plot - Wave Steepness
STEEPNESS
 
5-day plot - Average Wave Period
APD
sec
2024-02-27 2300 8.5 2.0 10.0 NE 8.2 8.7 NE STEEP 6.1
2024-02-27 2230 8.9 2.3 10.0 NE 8.5 8.0 NE STEEP 6.2
2024-02-27 2200 7.9 2.0 10.0ENE 7.9 8.3 NE STEEP 6.0
2024-02-27 2130 8.2 2.3 10.0 NE 7.9 8.7 NE AVERAGE 6.0
2024-02-27 2100 8.5 2.0 10.0ENE 8.2 8.3 NE STEEP 6.1
2024-02-27 2030 8.5 2.3 10.0 NE 8.2 8.3 NE STEEP 6.3
2024-02-27 2000 8.2 2.0 10.5 NE 7.9 8.3 NE STEEP 6.0
2024-02-27 1900 7.9 2.0 10.0 NE 7.5 8.3 NE STEEP 5.9
2024-02-27 1830 7.5 2.3 10.0 NE 7.2 7.7 NE STEEP 5.9
2024-02-27 1800 7.9 2.0 10.0 NE 7.9 8.3 NE STEEP 6.2
2024-02-27 1730 8.2 2.0 10.0 NE 8.2 7.7 NE STEEP 6.1
2024-02-27 1700 7.9 2.0 10.0 NE 7.5 8.0 NE STEEP 6.1
2024-02-27 1630 7.9 2.0 10.0ENE 7.5 7.7 NE STEEP 6.1
2024-02-27 1600 7.9 2.3 10.0 NE 7.5 8.7 NE AVERAGE 6.0
2024-02-27 1530 7.9 2.0 10.0 NE 7.5 7.4 NE STEEP 6.0
2024-02-27 1500 7.9 2.3 10.0 NE 7.5 8.0 NNE STEEP 5.8
2024-02-27 1430 8.5 2.0 10.0 NE 8.2 8.0 NE STEEP 6.1
2024-02-27 1400 7.9 2.0 11.1 NE 7.9 8.0 NE STEEP 5.9
2024-02-27 1330 7.9 2.0 10.5 NE 7.5 8.0 NE STEEP 5.9
2024-02-27 1300 7.5 2.0 10.0 NE 7.2 7.7 NE STEEP 5.7
2024-02-27 1230 7.5 1.6 10.0 NE 7.2 8.3 NNE STEEP 5.8
2024-02-27 1200 7.2 2.0 10.5 NE 7.2 7.7 NE STEEP 5.8
2024-02-27 1130 6.9 1.6 10.0 NE 6.6 8.7 NE AVERAGE 5.6
2024-02-27 1100 6.9 2.0 10.0 NE 6.6 8.0 NE STEEP 5.6
2024-02-27 1030 6.9 2.0 10.0 NE 6.9 8.7 NE AVERAGE 5.8
2024-02-27 1000 7.2 2.0 10.0 NE 7.2 7.7 NE STEEP 5.8
2024-02-27 0930 6.9 2.0 10.0NNE 6.6 7.4 NE STEEP 5.7
2024-02-27 0900 7.9 2.0 10.0 NE 7.5 8.3 NNE STEEP 6.2
2024-02-27 0830 7.5 2.0 10.0 NE 7.2 8.0 NE STEEP 6.0
2024-02-27 0800 6.6 2.0 10.0 NE 6.2 7.7 NNE STEEP 5.8
2024-02-27 0730 6.2 2.0 10.0 NE 5.9 8.3 NE AVERAGE 5.9
2024-02-27 0700 6.2 2.0 10.5 NE 5.9 7.7 NE STEEP 5.8
2024-02-27 0630 6.6 2.0 10.5 NE 6.2 8.3 NE AVERAGE 6.1
2024-02-27 0600 6.2 2.0 10.0ENE 5.9 8.0 NE AVERAGE 6.1
2024-02-27 0530 6.2 2.3 10.0 NE 5.6 7.1 NE STEEP 5.9
2024-02-27 0500 6.6 2.0 10.0 NE 6.2 7.4 NNE STEEP 6.0
2024-02-27 0430 6.6 1.6 10.0 NE 6.2 6.9 NNE STEEP 6.1
2024-02-27 0400 6.2 2.0 10.5 NE 5.9 8.3 NE AVERAGE 6.1
2024-02-27 0330 5.9 2.0 10.0 NE 5.6 8.7 NE AVERAGE 6.1
2024-02-27 0300 5.9 2.0 10.0 NE 5.6 7.7 NE STEEP 6.0
2024-02-27 0230 6.2 1.6 10.0 NE 5.9 7.4 NE STEEP 6.0
2024-02-27 0200 5.9 2.0 10.0NNE 5.9 7.7 NNE STEEP 5.8
2024-02-27 0130 6.2 1.6 10.0 NE 6.2 7.7 NE STEEP 5.9
2024-02-27 0100 6.2 2.0 10.0 NE 5.9 7.7 NNE STEEP 5.7
2024-02-27 0030 6.6 2.0 10.0 NE 6.2 7.7 NE STEEP 5.9
2024-02-27 0000 6.6 2.0 10.0 NE 6.6 8.0 NE STEEP 5.9

Plot of wave energy versus frequency (and period)


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

Ocean Current Data for 52212

Unit of Measure:   Time Zone:   
2300 GMT2200 GMT2100 GMT2030 GMT
Depth
ft
Dir
°
Speed
kts
Dir
°
Speed
kts
Dir
°
Speed
kts
Dir
°
Speed
kts
3 200 0.66190 0.84200 0.80200 0.72

Previous (up to 48) reports of ocean current data for 52212

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