S HATTERAS NM East of Charleston, SC (41002)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 79° F
Humidity: 61
Wind direction (W Dir): ENE (65 - 74 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 15.6 kts (17.9 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 17.5 kts (20.1 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 5 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 3.61 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 3.6 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 5 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 3.28 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 2.46 - 4.10 ft
Wave Swell Period (WSP): 9 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 1.64 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 0.82 - 2.46 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.06 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): +0.04 in
Decreasing or steady, then increasing; or increasing, then increasing more rapidly

Updated: 8:50 AM EDT on September 19, 2014

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 14098 ft
Wave Height: 3.71 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 5.3 sec
Average Wave Period: 4.6 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 9:00 AM EDT on September 19, 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 79 82 62 NE 11.7 13.4 9 3.28 exactly 3.3 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.99 +0.04
21:50 79 82 60 ENE 9.7 11.2 11 3.28 exactly 3.3 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.99 +0.04
22:50 79 82 61 ENE 9.7 11.2 9 3.28 exactly 3.3 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.00 +0.04
23:50 79 82 61 East 11.7 13.4 10 3.28 exactly 3.3 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.00 +0.01
00:50 79 82 61 East 11.7 13.4 10 3.61 exactly 3.6 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.00 +0.01
01:50 79 82 63 East 11.7 13.4 10 3.61 exactly 3.6 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.00 -
02:50 78 82 68 East 13.6 15.7 11 3.61 exactly 3.6 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.99 -0.01
03:50 78 82 66 ENE 13.6 15.7 10 3.28 exactly 3.3 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.99 -0.02
04:50 78 82 67 ENE 13.6 15.7 6 3.61 exactly 3.6 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.00 -
05:50 79 82 60 ENE 13.6 15.7 6 3.94 exactly 3.9 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.02 +0.03
06:50 79 82 62 ENE 15.6 17.9 6 3.61 exactly 3.6 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.03 +0.04
07:50 79 82 59 East 15.6 17.9 6 3.94 exactly 3.9 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.05 +0.05
08:50 79 82 61 ENE 15.6 17.9 5 3.61 exactly 3.6 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.06 +0.04

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 14098 ft 3.22 ft 5.6 sec 6.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 14098 ft 3.22 ft 9.1 sec 5.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 14098 ft 3.28 ft 11.4 sec 5.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 14098 ft 3.25 ft 9.1 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 14098 ft 3.44 ft 10.0 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 14098 ft 3.48 ft 10.0 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 14098 ft 3.48 ft 10.0 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 14098 ft 3.48 ft 10.8 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 14098 ft 3.35 ft 10.0 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 14098 ft 3.58 ft 5.6 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 14098 ft 3.81 ft 5.9 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 14098 ft 3.77 ft 5.9 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 14098 ft 3.94 ft 5.9 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 14098 ft 3.71 ft 5.3 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec