CANAVERAL NM East of Cape Canaveral, FL (41009)

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General Information

Location: 28.519 North -80.166 West
Buoy Type: 6-meter NOMAD buoy
Buoy Hull: 3D33
Payload: ARES payload
Owned by: NDBC
Windspeed: Measured by obtained from anemometer
Sea Surface: Measured by Intake
Note: Station 41009 went adrift on 06/25/2012 and the last report from its moored position was at 21Z. It has been retrieved as of 12Z, 6/29/12. This buoy will be restored to service when it can be worked into the schedule. When the service date is known, it will be posted in the  maintenance report. 
Going to Oculina Bank? Please review Oculina fishing regulations

Right whales are active off FL. Speed restrictions of 10 knots apply to vessels 65 feet or greater in specific areas and times along the U.S. East Coast.  It is illegal to approach right whales within 500 yards.  To learn more about right whales and rules protecting them, go to: http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/shipstrike/

Weather and Wave Data

Time Temp Humidity Wind Dominant Wave Wind Wave Wave Swell Pressure
  Air
(°F)
Water
(°F)
  Dir Speed
(kts)
Speed
(mph)
Period
(sec)
Height
(ft)
Range
(ft)
Period
(sec)
Height
(ft)
Range
(ft)
Period
(sec)
Height
(ft)
Range
(ft)
Atmo.
(in)
Tend.
(in)
20:20 78 74 78 South 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 29.83 -
20:50 78 74 78 South 19.4 22.4 9 7.22 exactly 7.2 6 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.83 +0.01
21:20 78 74 78 South 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 29.82 -
21:50 78 75 76 South 21.4 24.6 7 6.89 exactly 6.9 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.81 -0.03
22:20 78 76 75 SSW 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 29.81 -
22:50 78 76 76 SSW 21.4 24.6 8 7.22 exactly 7.2 8 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 17 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.81 -0.03
23:20 77 77 79 SSW 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 29.80 -
23:50 77 77 80 SSW 19.4 22.4 8 6.89 exactly 6.9 6 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.78 -0.05
00:20 78 77 76 SSW 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 29.77 -
00:50 78 77 77 South 19.4 22.4 8 6.89 exactly 6.9 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 8 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.76 -0.05
01:20 78 77 77 SSW 23.3 26.8 - - - - - - 29.76 -
01:50 77 77 79 SSW 23.3 26.8 9 6.56 exactly 6.6 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.76 -0.05
02:20 77 77 79 SSW 23.3 26.8 - - - - - - 29.75 -
02:50 76 77 80 SW 21.4 24.6 8 6.56 exactly 6.6 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.75 -0.04
03:20 76 77 78 SSW 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 29.73 -
03:50 75 77 85 SSW 19.4 22.4 8 5.91 exactly 5.9 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.73 -0.03
04:20 75 77 84 SSW 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.72 -
04:50 76 78 79 SSW 23.3 26.8 9 6.23 exactly 6.2 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 9 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.71 -0.05
05:20 76 78 78 SSW 23.3 26.8 - - - - - - 29.70 -
05:50 75 78 81 SW 25.3 29.1 8 6.23 exactly 6.2 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.71 -0.04
06:20 75 78 78 SW 25.3 29.1 - - - - - - 29.73 -
06:50 72 78 82 West 25.3 29.1 8 6.89 exactly 6.9 5 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.75 +0.02
07:20 73 78 75 West 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 29.77 -
07:50 73 78 72 West 21.4 24.6 9 5.91 exactly 5.9 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.78 +0.08
08:20 72 78 73 West 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 29.80 -
08:50 72 78 64 West 23.3 26.8 8 5.58 exactly 5.6 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.81 +0.10
09:20 72 78 65 West 23.3 26.8 - - - - - - 29.83 -
09:50 71 78 69 WNW 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 29.85 +0.09
10:20 69 78 62 WNW 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 29.86 -
10:50 69 78 61 West 23.3 26.8 5 5.91 exactly 5.9 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.86 +0.07
11:20 67 78 66 WNW 25.3 29.1 - - - - - - 29.86 -
11:50 67 78 61 WNW 25.3 29.1 6 6.23 exactly 6.2 6 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 - - - 29.86 +0.05
12:20 67 78 62 West 23.3 26.8 - - - - - - 29.85 -
12:50 68 78 57 West 23.3 26.8 6 5.91 exactly 5.9 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.85 -
13:20 68 78 55 West 23.3 26.8 - - - - - - 29.85 -
13:50 69 78 51 West 21.4 24.6 6 5.25 exactly 5.2 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.86 -
14:20 69 78 49 WNW 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 29.86 -
14:50 70 78 48 WNW 21.4 24.6 5 5.25 exactly 5.2 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.86 -
15:20 69 78 50 WNW 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 29.87 -
15:50 69 78 46 WNW 21.4 24.6 5 5.25 exactly 5.2 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.88 +0.03
16:20 69 78 49 WNW 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.91 -
16:50 67 78 49 WNW 19.4 22.4 6 5.25 exactly 5.2 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.93 +0.07
17:20 66 78 55 WNW 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 29.95 -
17:50 65 78 53 WNW 19.4 22.4 6 4.92 exactly 4.9 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.97 +0.12
18:20 64 78 59 WNW 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.00 -
18:50 63 78 60 WNW 19.4 22.4 6 5.25 exactly 5.2 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.02 +0.14
19:20 62 78 62 WNW 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.05 -
19:50 61 78 67 WNW 19.4 22.4 5 4.92 exactly 4.9 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.06 +0.14
20:20 62 78 60 NW 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.09 -
20:50 60 78 60 NNW 19.4 22.4 7 5.58 exactly 5.6 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 - - - 30.10 +0.13
21:20 59 77 56 NW 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.12 -
21:50 58
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54 NNW 17.5 20.1 - - - - - -
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22:20 58 77 56 NNW 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.14 -
22:50 58 77 56 NNW 17.5 20.1 7 5.58 exactly 5.6 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.15 +0.09
23:20 57 77 59 NNW 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.16 -
23:50 57 77 58 NNW 17.5 20.1 6 5.58 exactly 5.6 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.16 +0.06
00:20 57 77 57 North 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.16 -
00:50 57 77 57 NNW 15.6 17.9 7 5.91 exactly 5.9 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.17 -
01:20 57 77 58 NNW 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.17 -
01:50 57 77 55 NNW 19.4 22.4 7 5.91 exactly 5.9 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 - - - 30.15 -
02:20 58 77 56 North 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.15 -
02:50 58 77 57 North 19.4 22.4 7 5.58 exactly 5.6 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 - - - 30.16 -
03:20 59 77 55 North 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.17 -
03:50 59 77 56 North 15.6 17.9 7 5.58 exactly 5.6 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 - - - 30.17 +0.01

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 135 ft 8.14 ft 7.7 sec 5.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 135 ft 7.38 ft 9.1 sec 5.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 135 ft 7.02 ft 7.1 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 135 ft 7.12 ft 7.7 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 135 ft 7.05 ft 8.3 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 135 ft 6.89 ft 8.3 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 135 ft 6.43 ft 9.1 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 135 ft 6.53 ft 8.3 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 135 ft 5.94 ft 8.3 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 135 ft 6.36 ft 9.1 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 135 ft 6.17 ft 8.3 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 135 ft 6.79 ft 8.3 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 135 ft 6.04 ft 9.1 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 135 ft 5.68 ft 8.3 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
11:00 135 ft 6.00 ft 4.8 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
12:00 135 ft 6.10 ft 5.6 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
13:00 135 ft 5.91 ft 5.9 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
14:00 135 ft 5.28 ft 5.9 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
15:00 135 ft 5.38 ft 5.3 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
16:00 135 ft 5.15 ft 5.3 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
17:00 135 ft 5.22 ft 6.3 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
18:00 135 ft 4.92 ft 5.6 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
19:00 135 ft 5.18 ft 5.6 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
20:00 135 ft 5.05 ft 5.3 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 135 ft 5.61 ft 6.7 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 135 ft 5.48 ft 6.7 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 135 ft 5.61 ft 6.3 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 135 ft 5.81 ft 7.1 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 135 ft 5.84 ft 6.7 sec 5.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 135 ft 5.64 ft 6.7 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec