IDS65031

Cape du Couedic Wave Observations

Located at 36.07S, 136.62E
(4nm West of Cape du Couedic Light House, Kangaroo Island)

Latest data at 13:00 on Saturday, 29 Nov 2014 (CDT).

IMPORTANT:- The significant wave height is the average height of the highest one third of the waves. The likely maximum wave height can be up to twice the significant wave height.
 
Date Time
(CDT)
Wave Height Wave Period
Significant
(Hs metres)
Maximum
(Hmax metres)
Average
(Tz seconds)
Peak Energy
(Tp seconds)
29  13:00 1.4 2.2 5.4 11.6
29  12:40 1.5 2.4 5.4 11.9
29  12:20 1.5 2.4 5.5 7.4
29  12:00 1.4 2.1 5.3 7.0
29  11:40 1.4 2.6 5.3 11.6
29  11:20 1.5 2.7 5.4 7.3
29  11:00 1.4 2.7 5.4 7.6
29  10:40 1.4 2.7 5.5 7.4
29  10:20 1.4 2.2 5.3 7.4
29  10:00 1.5 3.3 5.2 11.0
29  09:40 1.5 3.3 5.7 7.4
29  09:20 1.6 2.9 5.6 7.7
29  09:00 1.5 2.5 5.6 11.9
29  08:40 1.5 2.7 5.6 7.4
29  08:20 1.7 3.0 6.1 7.4
29  08:00 1.6 2.9 6.0 7.2
29  07:40 1.5 2.8 5.9 7.3
29  07:20 1.6 2.7 5.9 12.9
29  07:00 1.5 2.7 5.9 11.8
29  06:40 1.6 3.2 6.0 13.0
29  06:20 1.7 2.8 5.9 7.3
29  06:00 1.8 3.0 6.0 7.2
29  05:40 1.5 2.2 5.7 7.1
29  05:20 1.5 2.7 5.6 6.6
29  05:00 1.6 2.7 5.6 12.3
29  04:40 1.5 2.8 5.6 12.1
29  04:20 1.5 2.4 5.6 11.9
29  04:00 1.5 2.5 5.1 12.0

Document created: 20141129130502
Key  
Hs Height of significant wave (metres). This is the average height of the highest one third of the waves in the record.
Hmax Maximum height of the waves (metres) in the record.
Tz Average time (seconds) between all waves in the record.
Tp The peak energy period (seconds) is the period of the dominant waves in the record.

Notes

This page contains wave observations from a moored Waverider buoy located 4.2nm West of Cape du Couedic Light (Kangaroo Island) in 44 fathoms (80 metres). Location: 36.07S, 136.62E.

  • These data are automatically generated and are not quality controlled.
  • All times and dates are in South Australian local time.
  • Data for this page is downloaded manually approximately every 3 hours.
  • Each 'observation' (or record) is obtained by sampling the waves for 27 minutes.
  • This page is automatically updated every hour from available data.

Queries relating to this service should be directed to the Marine Officer in our South Australian Regional Office.