S HATTERAS NM East of Charleston, SC (41002)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 60° F
Wind direction (W Dir): South (175 - 184 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 15.6 kts (17.9 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 19.4 kts (22.4 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 8 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 3.94 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 3.9 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 6 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 3.28 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 2.46 - 4.10 ft
Wave Swell Period (WSP): 8 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 3.28 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 2.46 - 4.10 ft

Updated: 8:50 AM EST on February 12, 2016

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 14098 ft
Wave Height: 3.84 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 7.7 sec
Average Wave Period: 5.2 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 9:00 AM EST on February 12, 2016

General Information

Location: 31.862 North -74.835 West
Buoy Type: 3-meter discus buoy
Buoy Hull: 3D70
Payload: AMPS payload
Owned by: NDBC
Windspeed: Measured by obtained from anemometer
Sea Surface: Measured by Intake
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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)
20:50 56 68
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WNW 17.5 20.1 8 7.87 exactly 7.9 8 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 12 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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21:50 56 68
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WNW 15.6 17.9 8 7.55 exactly 7.5 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 8 4.92 4.10 - 5.74
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22:50 56 68
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WNW 11.7 13.4 8 6.89 exactly 6.9 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 4.92 4.10 - 5.74
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23:50 57 68
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NW 13.6 15.7 8 7.22 exactly 7.2 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 8 4.92 4.10 - 5.74
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00:50 56 68
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NW 13.6 15.7 8 6.56 exactly 6.6 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 4.92 4.10 - 5.74
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01:50 56 68
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NNW 11.7 13.4 8 5.91 exactly 5.9 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 4.92 4.10 - 5.74
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02:50 55 68
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North 7.8 8.9 8 5.58 exactly 5.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 4.92 4.10 - 5.74
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03:50 56 68
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NNE 7.8 8.9 7 5.91 exactly 5.9 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74
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04:50 56 68
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NE 3.9 4.5 6 5.25 exactly 5.2 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74
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05:50 56 68
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ESE 5.8 6.7 8 4.92 exactly 4.9 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 4.92 4.10 - 5.74
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06:50 57 68
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SSE 9.7 11.2 7 4.92 exactly 4.9 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74
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07:50 58 68
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South 9.7 11.2 6 3.94 exactly 3.9 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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08:50 60 68
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South 15.6 17.9 8 3.94 exactly 3.9 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 14098 ft 8.07 ft 8.3 sec 6.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 14098 ft 7.94 ft 8.3 sec 6.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 14098 ft 7.55 ft 7.7 sec 6.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 14098 ft 6.79 ft 7.7 sec 5.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 14098 ft 7.09 ft 7.7 sec 5.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 14098 ft 6.50 ft 7.7 sec 5.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 14098 ft 6.00 ft 7.7 sec 5.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 14098 ft 5.68 ft 7.7 sec 5.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 14098 ft 5.84 ft 7.1 sec 5.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 14098 ft 5.09 ft 6.3 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 14098 ft 5.02 ft 7.7 sec 5.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 14098 ft 4.95 ft 7.1 sec 5.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 14098 ft 3.97 ft 6.3 sec 5.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 14098 ft 3.84 ft 7.7 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec