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Station 46232 - Point Loma South, CA (191) Image indicating link to RSS feed of recent meteorological observations for station 46232


Conditions at 46232 as of
(11:56 pm PST on 02/28/2024)
0756 GMT on 02/29/2024:
     

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): 3.3 ft
5-day plot - Dominant Wave Period Dominant Wave Period (DPD): 14 sec
5-day plot - Average Wave Period Average Period (APD): 7.1 sec
5-day plot - Mean Wave Direction Mean Wave Direction (MWD):SSW ( 194 deg true )
Previous observations
TIME
(PST)
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
2024-02-28 11:26 pm--- 3.3 137.5SSW--------
2024-02-28 10:56 pm--- 3.3 147.8 SW--------
2024-02-28 10:26 pm--- 3.3 137.8SSW--------
2024-02-28 09:56 pm--- 3.3 137.3SSW--------
2024-02-28 09:26 pm--- 3.3 137.4SSW--------
2024-02-28 08:56 pm--- 3.6 147.9SSW--------
2024-02-28 08:26 pm--- 3.6 147.3SSW--------
2024-02-28 07:56 pm--- 3.3 147.0 SW--------
2024-02-28 07:26 pm--- 3.3 146.7SSW--------
2024-02-28 06:56 pm--- 3.6 137.5SSW--------
2024-02-28 06:26 pm--- 3.6 147.6SSW--------
2024-02-28 05:56 pm--- 3.6 137.1SSW--------
2024-02-28 05:26 pm--- 3.9 137.8SSW--------
2024-02-28 04:56 pm--- 3.6 147.6SSW--------
2024-02-28 04:26 pm--- 3.6 137.9SSW--------
2024-02-28 03:56 pm--- 3.6 147.5 SW--------
2024-02-28 03:26 pm--- 3.6 147.5SSW--------
2024-02-28 02:56 pm--- 3.6 147.8SSW--------
2024-02-28 02:26 pm--- 3.9 148.5 SW--------
2024-02-28 01:56 pm--- 3.6 137.7 SW--------
2024-02-28 01:26 pm--- 3.6 138.2 SW--------
2024-02-28 12:56 pm--- 3.6 138.0 SW--------
2024-02-28 12:26 pm--- 3.6 148.6WSW--------
2024-02-28 11:56 am--- 3.6 148.4WSW--------
2024-02-28 11:26 am--- 3.6 148.1 SW--------
2024-02-28 10:56 am--- 3.9 148.7SSW--------
2024-02-28 10:26 am--- 3.6 148.6SSW--------
2024-02-28 09:56 am--- 3.6 148.2SSW--------
2024-02-28 09:26 am--- 3.6 148.7 SW--------
2024-02-28 08:56 am--- 3.3 158.7 SW--------
2024-02-28 08:26 am--- 3.6 149.2 SW--------
2024-02-28 07:56 am--- 3.6 139.0 SW--------
2024-02-28 07:26 am--- 3.6 149.1SSW--------
2024-02-28 06:56 am--- 3.6 159.8SSW--------
2024-02-28 06:26 am--- 3.6 149.7 SW--------
2024-02-28 05:56 am--- 3.3 149.2SSW--------
2024-02-28 05:26 am--- 3.6 149.3SSW--------
2024-02-28 04:56 am--- 3.6 139.3SSW--------
2024-02-28 04:26 am--- 3.3 149.2SSW--------
2024-02-28 03:56 am--- 3.6 149.1SSW--------
2024-02-28 03:26 am--- 3.6 158.9SSW--------
2024-02-28 02:56 am--- 3.6 149.1SSW--------
2024-02-28 02:26 am--- 3.9 149.7 SW--------
2024-02-28 01:56 am--- 3.6 158.7 SW--------
2024-02-28 01:26 am--- 3.6 148.4SSW--------
2024-02-28 12:56 am--- 3.3 137.8 SW--------
2024-02-28 12:26 am--- 3.9 158.6 SW--------
2024-02-27 11:56 pm--- 3.6 148.2SSW--------

Detailed Wave Summary
for 46232 as of
(11:56 pm PST on 02/28/2024)
0756 GMT on 02/29/2024:

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): 3.3 ft
5-day plot - Swell Height Swell Height (SwH): 2.3 ft
5-day plot - Swell Period Swell Period (SwP): 14.3 sec
5-day plot - Swell Direction Swell Direction (SwD):SSW
5-day plot - Wind Wave Height Wind Wave Height (WWH): 2.3 ft
5-day plot - Wind Wave Period Wind Wave Period (WWP): 7.7 sec
5-day plot - Wind Wave Direction Wind Wave Direction (WWD): W
5-day plot - Wave Steepness Wave Steepness (STEEPNESS): SWELL
5-day plot - Average Wave Period Average Wave Period (APD): 7.1 sec
Previous observations
TIME
(PST)
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
2024-02-28 11:26 pm 3.3 2.0 13.3SSW 2.6 9.9 W AVERAGE 7.5
2024-02-28 10:56 pm 3.3 2.3 14.3 SW 2.6 8.3 W AVERAGE 7.8
2024-02-28 10:26 pm 3.3 2.6 13.3SSW 2.3 8.3 W SWELL 7.8
2024-02-28 09:56 pm 3.3 2.3 13.3SSW 2.6 6.7 W AVERAGE 7.3
2024-02-28 09:26 pm 3.3 2.3 13.3SSW 2.6 8.3 W AVERAGE 7.4
2024-02-28 08:56 pm 3.6 2.6 14.3SSW 2.6 9.9 W SWELL 7.9
2024-02-28 08:26 pm 3.6 2.6 14.3SSW 2.6 8.3 W SWELL 7.3
2024-02-28 07:56 pm 3.3 2.0 14.3 SW 2.6 9.9 W AVERAGE 7.0
2024-02-28 07:26 pm 3.3 2.0 14.3SSW 2.6 9.1 W AVERAGE 6.7
2024-02-28 06:56 pm 3.6 2.6 13.3SSW 2.6 9.1 W SWELL 7.5
2024-02-28 06:26 pm 3.6 2.6 14.3SSW 3.0 8.3 W AVERAGE 7.6
2024-02-28 05:56 pm 3.6 2.3 13.3SSW 2.6 8.3 W AVERAGE 7.1
2024-02-28 05:26 pm 3.6 2.6 13.3SSW 2.6 9.1 W SWELL 7.8
2024-02-28 04:56 pm 3.6 2.6 14.3SSW 2.6 7.7 WSW SWELL 7.6
2024-02-28 04:26 pm 3.6 3.0 13.3SSW 2.6 9.9 W SWELL 7.9
2024-02-28 03:56 pm 3.6 2.6 14.3 SW 2.6 9.1 WSW SWELL 7.5
2024-02-28 03:26 pm 3.6 2.3 14.3SSW 2.6 9.9 W AVERAGE 7.5
2024-02-28 02:56 pm 3.6 2.6 14.3SSW 2.6 9.9 W SWELL 7.8
2024-02-28 02:26 pm 3.6 3.0 14.3 SW 2.6 8.3 WSW SWELL 8.5
2024-02-28 01:56 pm 3.6 2.3 13.3 SW 3.0 9.1 WSW AVERAGE 7.7
2024-02-28 01:26 pm 3.6 2.3 13.3 SW 2.6 8.3 WSW AVERAGE 8.2
2024-02-28 12:56 pm 3.6 2.3 13.3 SW 3.0 9.1 WSW AVERAGE 8.0
2024-02-28 12:26 pm 3.6 2.6 14.3WSW 2.6 9.9 W SWELL 8.6
2024-02-28 11:56 am 3.6 2.6 14.3WSW 2.6 9.1 WSW SWELL 8.4
2024-02-28 11:26 am 3.6 2.3 14.3 SW 2.6 7.7 WSW AVERAGE 8.1
2024-02-28 10:56 am 3.6 2.6 14.3SSW 2.6 9.9 WSW SWELL 8.7
2024-02-28 10:26 am 3.6 2.6 14.3SSW 2.6 9.9 W SWELL 8.6
2024-02-28 09:56 am 3.6 2.3 14.3SSW 2.6 8.3 WSW AVERAGE 8.2
2024-02-28 09:26 am 3.6 2.6 14.3 SW 2.6 9.1 WSW SWELL 8.7
2024-02-28 08:56 am 3.3 2.6 15.4 SW 2.3 9.1 WSW SWELL 8.7
2024-02-28 08:26 am 3.6 2.6 14.3 SW 2.3 9.9 W SWELL 9.2
2024-02-28 07:56 am 3.6 2.6 13.3 SW 2.3 9.1 WSW SWELL 9.0
2024-02-28 07:26 am 3.6 2.6 14.3SSW 2.6 9.9 WSW SWELL 9.1
2024-02-28 06:56 am 3.6 3.0 15.4SSW 2.3 9.9 WSW SWELL 9.8
2024-02-28 06:26 am 3.6 3.0 14.3 SW 2.3 9.9 WSW SWELL 9.7
2024-02-28 05:56 am 3.3 2.3 14.3SSW 2.3 9.9 WSW SWELL 9.2
2024-02-28 05:26 am 3.6 2.6 14.3SSW 2.6 9.9 WSW SWELL 9.3
2024-02-28 04:56 am 3.6 2.6 13.3SSW 2.3 9.1 WSW SWELL 9.3
2024-02-28 04:26 am 3.3 2.6 14.3SSW 2.3 9.9 WSW SWELL 9.2
2024-02-28 03:56 am 3.6 2.6 14.3SSW 2.3 9.9 WSW SWELL 9.1
2024-02-28 03:26 am 3.6 2.6 15.4SSW 2.6 9.9 WSW SWELL 8.9
2024-02-28 02:56 am 3.6 2.6 14.3SSW 2.3 9.9 WSW SWELL 9.1
2024-02-28 02:26 am 3.9 3.3 14.3 SW 2.3 9.9 WSW SWELL 9.7
2024-02-28 01:56 am 3.6 2.6 15.4 SW 2.3 9.9 WSW SWELL 8.7
2024-02-28 01:26 am 3.6 3.0 14.3SSW 2.3 9.1 WSW SWELL 8.4
2024-02-28 12:56 am 3.3 2.6 13.3 SW 2.0 9.9 WSW SWELL 7.8
2024-02-28 12:26 am 3.9 3.0 15.4 SW 2.3 9.9 WSW SWELL 8.6
2024-02-27 11:56 pm 3.6 2.6 14.3SSW 2.3 9.9 WSW SWELL 8.2

Plot of wave energy versus frequency (and period)