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Station 42395 - Shell Alcyone Buoy - C16522 - Walker Ridge 552 Image indicating link to RSS feed of recent meteorological observations for station 42395

Station operated by Shell International E&P
Buoy
26.404 N 90.792 W (26°24'15" N 90°47'32" W)

Site elevation: sea level
Air temp height: 3 m above site elevation
Anemometer height: 3 m above site elevation
Water depth: 2941.9 m

Anemometers are located at 3 meters above sea level but they are corrected to 10 meters by the owner.

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Conditions at 42395 as of
(5:20 am CDT)
1020 GMT on 07/26/2017:

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 five days of that observation.

5-day plot - Wind Direction Wind Direction (WDIR): E ( 90 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 5.8 kts
5-day plot - Wind Gust Wind Gust (GST): 7.8 kts
5-day plot - Wave Height Wave Height (WVHT): 2.0 ft
5-day plot - Dominant Wave Period Dominant Wave Period (DPD): 4 sec
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 30.09 in
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 84.6 °F
5-day plot - Water Temperature Water Temperature (WTMP): 86.4 °F
5-day plot - Wind Speed, Wind Gust and Atmospheric Pressure Combined plot of Wind Speed, Gust, and Air Pressure
Previous observations
5-day plot - Wind Direction 5-day plot - Wind Speed 5-day plot - Wind Gust 5-day plot - Wave Height 5-day plot - Dominant Wave Period 5-day plot - Average Period 5-day plot - Mean Wave Direction 5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure 5-day plot - Pressure Tendency 5-day plot - Air Temperature 5-day plot - Water Temperature 5-day plot - Dew Point 5-day plot - Salinity 5-day plot - Visibility 5-day plot - Tide (above MLLW)
MM DD TIME
(CDT)
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
0726 3:40 am NE 1.9 3.9 2.0 4--30.09- 84.6 86.4----
0726 2:40 am E 3.9 5.8 2.0 4--30.10- 84.9 86.4----
0726 1:20 am E 9.7 11.7 2.0 4--30.12- 85.1 86.4----
072612:20 am E 11.7 13.6 2.0 5--30.14- 85.3 86.4----
072511:20 pm E 11.7 15.5 2.0 5--30.12- 85.3 86.5----
072510:20 pm E 9.7 13.6 2.0 4--30.14- 85.3 86.5----
0725 8:40 pm E 9.7 13.6 2.0 5--30.11- 85.3 86.7----
0725 7:40 pm E 9.7 13.6 2.0 4--30.07- 85.5 86.7----
0725 6:20 pmENE 11.7 13.6 2.0 4--30.08- 86.2 86.7----
0725 5:20 pm E 13.6 15.5 2.0 5--30.09- 86.2 86.7----
0725 4:20 pm E 13.6 15.5 2.3 4--30.10- 86.2 86.7----
0725 3:20 pm E 13.6 17.5 2.0 5--30.12- 86.0 86.9----
0725 1:40 pm E 11.7 13.6 2.0 5--30.13- 86.0 86.9----
072512:40 pm E 11.7 13.6 2.3 5--30.14- 85.8 86.9----
072511:20 am E 7.8 9.7 2.3 5--30.13- 86.2 86.5----
072510:20 am E 9.7 13.6 2.3 5--30.13- 85.8 86.5----
0725 9:20 am E 9.7 11.7 2.0 4--30.13- 85.5 86.5----
0725 8:20 am E 9.7 11.7 2.0 5--30.12- 85.6 86.5----
0725 7:00 am E 11.7 13.6 2.0 5--30.10- 85.1 86.4----

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

Ocean Current Data for 42395

Unit of Measure:   Time Zone:   
    5:20 am CDT    3:40 am CDT
Depth
ft
   Dir
°
Speed
kts
   Dir
°
Speed
kts
171     310 0.17    310 0.16
236     350 0.25    320 0.25
302     340 0.25    340 0.29
367     320 0.29    320 0.37
433     340 0.39    330 0.43
499     0 0.17    360 0.29
564     290 0.08    300 0.12
630     330 0.08    360 0.10
696     320 0.08    320 0.10
761     270 0.08    340 0.02
827     40 0.08    330 0.12
892     40 0.08    310 0.16
958     350 0.06    300 0.17
1024     270 0.00    330 0.08
1089     20 0.02    340 0.12
1155     220 0.06    270 0.08
1220     210 0.08    240 0.04
1286     330 0.10    240 0.02
1352     290 0.16    260 0.14
1417     300 0.17    280 0.16
1483     310 0.23    300 0.23
1549     320 0.21    310 0.17
1614     340 0.17    320 0.16
1680     320 0.10    320 0.02
1745     300 0.10    230 0.06
1811     320 0.12    280 0.06
1877     290 0.16    280 0.14
1942     290 0.21    270 0.10
2008     280 0.16    250 0.08
2073     260 0.12    230 0.08
2139     260 0.12    210 0.10
2205     240 0.14    200 0.14
2270     240 0.14    180 0.08
2336     230 0.12    180 0.04
2402     330 0.00    20 0.02
2467     340 0.08    300 0.06
2533     350 0.14    340 0.06
2598     350 0.17    0 0.10
2664     360 0.16    340 0.31
2730     340 0.17    80 0.04
2795     0 0.17    350 0.14
2861     20 0.19    30 0.17
2926     340 0.19    30 0.04
2992     320 0.02    270 0.14
3058     30 0.27    240 0.47
3123     60 0.78    310 0.31
3189     300 0.45    330 0.41
3255     40 0.56    100 0.49
3320     230 1.34    90 0.70

Previous (up to 48) reports of ocean current data for 42395


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