S HATTERAS NM East of Charleston, SC (41002)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 66° F
Humidity: 83
Wind direction (W Dir): North (5 - 14 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 21.4 kts (24.6 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 25.3 kts (29.1 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 7 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 6.56 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 6.6 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 7 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 4.92 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 4.10 - 5.74 ft
Wave Swell Period (WSP): 11 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 3.28 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 2.46 - 4.10 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.13 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): +0.07 in
Increasing, then steady; or increasing, then increasing more slowly

Updated: 6:50 AM EST on March 06, 2015

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 14098 ft
Wave Height: 6.63 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 7.1 sec
Average Wave Period: 5.2 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 7:00 AM EST on March 06, 2015

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 74 73 81 SW 23.3 26.8 8 7.22 exactly 7.2 6 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 8 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.10 +0.01
21:50 74 73 82 SW 21.4 24.6 7 6.89 exactly 6.9 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.11 +0.01
22:50 74 73 82 SW 21.4 24.6 7 6.89 exactly 6.9 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.11 +0.01
23:50 74 73 83 SW 21.4 24.6 7 7.22 exactly 7.2 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.10 -
00:50 74 73 82 WSW 19.4 22.4 8 6.89 exactly 6.9 8 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.10 -0.01
01:50 74 73 82 WSW 19.4 22.4 7 6.56 exactly 6.6 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.08 -0.03
02:50 74 72 82 WSW 19.4 22.4 8 6.89 exactly 6.9 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 8 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.07 -0.04
03:50 74 72 81 WSW 19.4 22.4 7 7.55 exactly 7.5 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.06 -0.04
04:50 68 72 85 North 19.4 22.4 8 6.56 exactly 6.6 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 8 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.09 +0.01
05:50 67 72 82 North 19.4 22.4 7 6.23 exactly 6.2 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.11 +0.04
06:50 66 72 83 North 21.4 24.6 7 6.56 exactly 6.6 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.13 +0.07

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 14098 ft 7.12 ft 7.1 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 14098 ft 7.19 ft 7.7 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 14098 ft 6.96 ft 7.1 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 14098 ft 6.79 ft 7.1 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 14098 ft 6.99 ft 7.7 sec 5.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 14098 ft 6.50 ft 6.7 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 14098 ft 6.92 ft 7.7 sec 5.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 14098 ft 7.41 ft 7.1 sec 5.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 14098 ft 6.43 ft 7.7 sec 5.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 14098 ft 6.30 ft 7.1 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 14098 ft 6.63 ft 7.1 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec