CANAVERAL NM East of Cape Canaveral, FL (41009)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 80° F
Humidity: 76
Wind direction (W Dir): WSW (235 - 244 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 13.6 kts (15.7 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 15.6 kts (17.9 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 8 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 2.30 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 2.3 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): 8 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 1.64 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 0.82 - 2.46 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 29.93 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): -0.03 in
Steady or increasing, then decreasing; or decreasing, then decreasing more rapidly

Updated: 3:50 AM EDT on July 30, 2014

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 135 ft
Wave Height: 2.20 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 8.3 sec
Average Wave Period: 4.0 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 4:00 AM EDT on July 30, 2014

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 81 83 66 WSW 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 29.94 -
20:50 80 83 74 WSW 11.7 13.4 4 2.62 exactly 2.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.93 -
21:20 81 83 72 WSW 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 29.94 -
21:50 80 83 74 WSW 9.7 11.2 4 2.62 exactly 2.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.94 +0.01
22:20 81 82 69 WSW 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 29.94 -
22:50 81 82 67 WSW 7.8 8.9 4 2.30 exactly 2.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.95 +0.01
23:20 80 82 72 SW 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 29.96 -
23:50 80 82 74 SW 11.7 13.4 4 2.30 exactly 2.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.96 +0.04
00:20 80 82 74 WSW 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 29.96 -
00:50 80 82 74 WSW 11.7 13.4 9 2.30 exactly 2.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.96 +0.02
01:20 80 82 74 SW 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 29.96 -
01:50 81 82 74 WSW 13.6 15.7 8 2.30 exactly 2.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.95 -
02:20 80 82 77 WSW 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 29.95 -
02:50 80 82 77 WSW 13.6 15.7 9 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.94 -0.02
03:20 81 82 74 WSW 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 29.94 -
03:50 80 82 76 WSW 13.6 15.7 8 2.30 exactly 2.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.93 -0.03

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 135 ft 1.94 ft 8.3 sec 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 135 ft 2.53 ft 3.7 sec 3.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 135 ft 2.62 ft 4.2 sec 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 135 ft 2.43 ft 4.3 sec 4.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 135 ft 2.17 ft 4.0 sec 4.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 135 ft 2.17 ft 9.1 sec 4.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 135 ft 2.23 ft 8.3 sec 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 135 ft 2.00 ft 9.1 sec 3.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 135 ft 2.20 ft 8.3 sec 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec