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Station 51201 - Waimea Bay, HI (106) Image indicating link to RSS feed of recent meteorological observations for station 51201


Conditions at 51201 as of
(3:46 pm HAST on 02/23/2024)
0146 GMT on 02/24/2024:
     

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): 4.6 ft
5-day plot - Dominant Wave Period Dominant Wave Period (DPD): 12 sec
5-day plot - Average Wave Period Average Period (APD): 6.4 sec
5-day plot - Mean Wave Direction Mean Wave Direction (MWD):NNW ( 335 deg true )
5-day plot - Water Temperature Water Temperature (WTMP): 75.4 °F
Previous observations
TIME
(HAST)
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
2024-02-23 03:16 pm--- 4.9 136.4NNW--- 75.4----
2024-02-23 02:46 pm--- 4.3 136.4NNW--- 75.6----
2024-02-23 02:16 pm--- 4.6 136.6 NW--- 75.6----
2024-02-23 01:46 pm--- 4.9 137.1NNW--- 75.6----
2024-02-23 01:16 pm--- 4.9 136.7NNW--- 75.6----
2024-02-23 12:46 pm--- 4.9 137.1NNW--- 75.6----
2024-02-23 12:16 pm--- 4.9 127.0NNW--- 75.4----
2024-02-23 11:46 am--- 4.9 136.6NNW--- 75.4----
2024-02-23 11:16 am--- 5.2 137.1NNW--- 75.4----
2024-02-23 10:46 am--- 4.9 137.6NNW--- 75.0----
2024-02-23 10:16 am--- 4.3 137.9NNW--- 75.2----
2024-02-23 09:46 am--- 3.9 128.4NNW--- 75.0----
2024-02-23 09:16 am--- 4.3 138.8NNW--- 75.0----
2024-02-23 08:46 am--- 4.6 138.5NNW--- 75.0----
2024-02-23 08:16 am--- 4.6 138.9 NW--- 75.0----
2024-02-23 07:46 am--- 4.3 138.7NNW--- 75.0----
2024-02-23 07:16 am--- 4.3 137.8NNW--- 74.8----
2024-02-23 06:46 am--- 4.3 137.3NNW--- 74.8----
2024-02-23 06:16 am--- 4.6 138.0NNW--- 75.0----
2024-02-23 05:46 am--- 4.3 138.1 NW--- 75.0----
2024-02-23 05:16 am--- 4.3 138.2NNW--- 75.0----
2024-02-23 04:46 am--- 4.3 138.2 NW--- 75.0----
2024-02-23 04:16 am--- 4.6 138.5 NW--- 75.0----
2024-02-23 03:46 am--- 4.6 137.9 NW--- 75.0----
2024-02-23 03:16 am--- 4.6 138.0NNW--- 75.0----
2024-02-23 02:46 am--- 4.3 147.7 NW--- 75.0----
2024-02-23 02:16 am--- 4.6 137.7NNW--- 75.0----
2024-02-23 01:46 am--- 4.9 138.1 NW--- 75.0----
2024-02-23 01:16 am--- 4.6 147.5NNW--- 75.0----
2024-02-23 12:46 am--- 5.2 138.6 NW--- 75.0----
2024-02-23 12:16 am--- 4.6 137.7NNW--- 75.0----
2024-02-22 11:46 pm--- 4.9 138.3NNW--- 75.0----
2024-02-22 11:16 pm--- 5.2 148.3NNW--- 75.0----
2024-02-22 10:46 pm--- 5.2 148.1 NW--- 75.0----
2024-02-22 10:16 pm--- 4.9 147.2NNW--- 75.0----
2024-02-22 09:46 pm--- 6.2 148.0NNW--- 75.0----
2024-02-22 09:16 pm--- 5.6 148.0NNW--- 75.0----
2024-02-22 08:46 pm--- 5.2 147.8 NW--- 75.0----
2024-02-22 08:16 pm--- 5.6 147.8 NW--- 75.0----
2024-02-22 07:46 pm--- 5.6 147.6NNW--- 75.2----
2024-02-22 07:16 pm--- 5.6 148.1 NW--- 75.2----
2024-02-22 06:46 pm--- 5.6 147.9 NW--- 75.0----
2024-02-22 06:16 pm--- 5.6 137.8 NW--- 75.0----
2024-02-22 05:46 pm--- 6.2 148.5 NW--- 75.0----
2024-02-22 05:16 pm--- 5.9 148.3 NW--- 75.0----
2024-02-22 04:46 pm--- 5.2 147.8 NW--- 75.0----
2024-02-22 04:16 pm--- 5.6 157.8NNW--- 75.2----

Detailed Wave Summary
for 51201 as of
(4:16 pm HAST on 02/23/2024)
0216 GMT on 02/24/2024:

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): 4.6 ft
5-day plot - Swell Height Swell Height (SwH): 3.0 ft
5-day plot - Swell Period Swell Period (SwP): 12.5 sec
5-day plot - Swell Direction Swell Direction (SwD):NNW
5-day plot - Wind Wave Height Wind Wave Height (WWH): 3.3 ft
5-day plot - Wind Wave Period Wind Wave Period (WWP): 6.7 sec
5-day plot - Wind Wave Direction Wind Wave Direction (WWD): NE
5-day plot - Wave Steepness Wave Steepness (STEEPNESS): AVERAGE
5-day plot - Average Wave Period Average Wave Period (APD): 6.7 sec
Previous observations
TIME
(HAST)
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
2024-02-23 03:46 pm 4.6 3.3 11.8NNW 3.3 9.1 N SWELL 6.4
2024-02-23 03:16 pm 4.9 3.6 12.5NNW 3.6 6.7 NE SWELL 6.4
2024-02-23 02:46 pm 4.3 3.0 12.5NNW 3.3 6.7 NE AVERAGE 6.4
2024-02-23 02:16 pm 4.6 3.3 13.3 NW 3.3 9.9 N SWELL 6.6
2024-02-23 01:46 pm 4.9 3.6 12.5NNW 3.3 7.7 NE SWELL 7.1
2024-02-23 01:16 pm 4.9 3.3 12.5NNW 3.6 6.7 NE AVERAGE 6.7
2024-02-23 12:46 pm 4.9 3.3 13.3NNW 3.6 6.7 NE AVERAGE 7.1
2024-02-23 12:16 pm 4.9 3.3 11.8NNW 3.9 6.7 NE AVERAGE 7.0
2024-02-23 11:46 am 4.9 3.0 12.5NNW 3.9 6.2 NE AVERAGE 6.6
2024-02-23 11:16 am 5.2 3.3 12.5NNW 3.9 7.1 NE AVERAGE 7.1
2024-02-23 10:46 am 4.9 3.3 13.3NNW 3.6 6.7 NE AVERAGE 7.6
2024-02-23 10:16 am 4.3 3.0 12.5NNW 3.3 9.1 NNE AVERAGE 7.9
2024-02-23 09:46 am 3.9 3.0 11.8NNW 2.6 9.1 N SWELL 8.4
2024-02-23 09:16 am 4.3 3.3 13.3NNW 2.6 9.1 N SWELL 8.8
2024-02-23 08:46 am 4.6 3.6 13.3NNW 3.0 9.9 NNW SWELL 8.5
2024-02-23 08:16 am 4.6 3.6 12.5 NW 3.0 9.9 N SWELL 8.9
2024-02-23 07:46 am 4.3 3.3 13.3NNW 2.6 9.9 NNW SWELL 8.7
2024-02-23 07:16 am 4.3 3.0 13.3NNW 3.0 9.1 N SWELL 7.8
2024-02-23 06:46 am 4.3 3.0 13.3NNW 3.0 9.9 NNW SWELL 7.3
2024-02-23 06:16 am 4.6 3.6 13.3NNW 3.3 9.9 NNW SWELL 8.0
2024-02-23 05:46 am 4.3 3.3 13.3 NW 3.0 9.9 NNW SWELL 8.1
2024-02-23 05:16 am 4.3 3.3 13.3NNW 3.0 9.1 N SWELL 8.2
2024-02-23 04:46 am 4.3 3.3 13.3 NW 3.0 9.9 NNW SWELL 8.2
2024-02-23 04:16 am 4.6 3.6 13.3 NW 3.0 9.9 NNW SWELL 8.5
2024-02-23 03:46 am 4.6 3.3 13.3 NW 3.0 9.1 N SWELL 7.9
2024-02-23 03:16 am 4.6 3.6 13.3NNW 3.0 9.9 NNW SWELL 8.0
2024-02-23 02:46 am 4.3 3.0 14.3 NW 2.6 9.1 N SWELL 7.7
2024-02-23 02:16 am 4.6 3.3 13.3NNW 3.3 9.9 NNW SWELL 7.7
2024-02-23 01:46 am 4.9 3.9 13.3 NW 3.3 9.9 NNW SWELL 8.1
2024-02-23 01:16 am 4.6 3.3 14.3NNW 3.3 9.9 NNW SWELL 7.5
2024-02-23 12:46 am 5.2 4.3 13.3 NW 3.3 9.9 N SWELL 8.6
2024-02-23 12:16 am 4.6 3.3 13.3NNW 3.3 9.9 N SWELL 7.7
2024-02-22 11:46 pm 4.9 3.9 13.3NNW 3.3 9.9 N SWELL 8.3
2024-02-22 11:16 pm 5.2 3.9 14.3NNW 3.3 9.9 NNW SWELL 8.3
2024-02-22 10:46 pm 5.2 3.9 14.3 NW 3.3 9.9 NNW SWELL 8.1
2024-02-22 10:16 pm 4.9 3.3 14.3NNW 3.6 9.9 N AVERAGE 7.2
2024-02-22 09:46 pm 6.2 4.9 14.3NNW 3.6 9.9 N SWELL 8.0
2024-02-22 09:16 pm 5.2 4.3 14.3NNW 3.6 9.9 NNW SWELL 8.0
2024-02-22 08:46 pm 5.2 3.9 14.3 NW 3.6 9.9 NNW SWELL 7.8
2024-02-22 08:16 pm 5.6 4.6 14.3 NW 3.3 9.1 N SWELL 7.8
2024-02-22 07:46 pm 5.2 4.3 14.3NNW 3.3 9.9 NNW SWELL 7.6
2024-02-22 07:16 pm 5.6 4.6 14.3 NW 3.3 9.9 N SWELL 8.1
2024-02-22 06:46 pm 5.6 4.6 14.3 NW 3.3 9.9 NNW SWELL 7.9
2024-02-22 06:16 pm 5.6 4.6 12.5 NW 3.3 9.9 NNW SWELL 7.8
2024-02-22 05:46 pm 6.2 5.2 14.3 NW 3.3 9.9 NNW SWELL 8.5
2024-02-22 05:16 pm 5.9 4.9 14.3 NW 3.0 9.9 NNW SWELL 8.3
2024-02-22 04:46 pm 5.2 4.6 14.3 NW 3.3 9.9 NNW SWELL 7.8
2024-02-22 04:16 pm 5.6 4.3 15.4NNW 3.3 9.9 N SWELL 7.8

Plot of wave energy versus frequency (and period)