S HATTERAS NM East of Charleston, SC (41002)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 68° F
Humidity: 49
Wind direction (W Dir): NW (315 - 324 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 7.8 kts (8.9 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 11.7 kts (13.4 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): 4 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 1.64 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 0.82 - 2.46 ft
Wave Swell Period (WSP): 7 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 6.56 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 5.74 - 7.38 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.04 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): -0.03 in
Decreasing, then steady; or decreasing, then decreasing more slowly

Updated: 2:50 PM EST on December 17, 2014

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 14098 ft
Wave Height: 6.46 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 6.7 sec
Average Wave Period: 6.0 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 3:00 PM EST on December 17, 2014

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 73 73 54 SW 17.5 20.1 5 3.94 exactly 3.9 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.09 -
21:50 73 73 50 SW 19.4 22.4 5 4.27 exactly 4.3 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.08 -
22:50 73 73 53 SW 21.4 24.6 5 4.59 exactly 4.6 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.06 -0.03
23:50 73 73 52 SW 21.4 24.6 6 5.91 exactly 5.9 6 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.04 -0.05
00:50 73 73 54 WSW 23.3 26.8 6 5.91 exactly 5.9 6 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.01 -0.07
01:50 73 73 56 SW 23.3 26.8 6 6.56 exactly 6.6 6 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.99 -0.07
02:50 73 73 58 WSW 25.3 29.1 6 7.22 exactly 7.2 6 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.98 -0.06
03:50 74 73 57 WSW 23.3 26.8 7 7.87 exactly 7.9 7 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 - - - 29.96 -0.05
04:50 70 73 78 NW 23.3 26.8 7 8.20 exactly 8.2 7 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.97 -0.01
05:50 72 73 56 WNW 21.4 24.6 7 8.53 exactly 8.5 7 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 - - - 30.00 +0.02
06:50 70 73 59 WNW 21.4 24.6 7 8.86 exactly 8.9 7 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 - - - 30.02 +0.06
07:50 70 73 54 WNW 21.4 24.6 8 9.51 exactly 9.5 8 9.84 9.02 - 10.66 - - - 30.05 +0.07
08:50 70 73 50 WNW 19.4 22.4 8 9.51 exactly 9.5 8 9.84 9.02 - 10.66 - - - 30.07 +0.07
09:50 70 73 49 WNW 15.6 17.9 8 9.84 exactly 9.8 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 8 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 30.10 +0.08
10:50 69 73 48 WNW 13.6 15.7 8 8.53 exactly 8.5 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 8 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 30.10 +0.05
11:50 68 73 54 NW 11.7 13.4 8 7.87 exactly 7.9 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 8 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 30.08 -
12:50 68 73 50 NW 9.7 11.2 8 6.89 exactly 6.9 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 30.05 -0.05
13:50 68 73 49 NNW 7.8 8.9 8 7.22 exactly 7.2 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 30.04 -0.06
14:50 68 73 49 NW 7.8 8.9 7 6.56 exactly 6.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 30.04 -0.03

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 14098 ft 3.67 ft 10.0 sec 4.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 14098 ft 4.23 ft 5.3 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 14098 ft 4.76 ft 5.0 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 14098 ft 5.94 ft 5.6 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 14098 ft 5.91 ft 5.6 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 14098 ft 6.69 ft 5.6 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 14098 ft 7.25 ft 6.3 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 14098 ft 7.81 ft 7.1 sec 5.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 14098 ft 8.27 ft 7.1 sec 5.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 14098 ft 8.66 ft 7.1 sec 5.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 14098 ft 8.96 ft 7.1 sec 5.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 14098 ft 9.45 ft 7.7 sec 6.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 14098 ft 9.65 ft 8.3 sec 6.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
10:00 14098 ft 9.68 ft 8.3 sec 6.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
11:00 14098 ft 8.63 ft 8.3 sec 6.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
12:00 14098 ft 7.94 ft 8.3 sec 6.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
13:00 14098 ft 7.02 ft 7.7 sec 5.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
14:00 14098 ft 7.25 ft 8.3 sec 6.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
15:00 14098 ft 6.46 ft 6.7 sec 6.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec