Frying Pan Shoals, NC Buoy (41013)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 76° F
Humidity: 55
Wind direction (W Dir): East (95 - 104 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 3.9 kts (4.5 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 5.8 kts (6.7 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 8 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 3.61 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 3.6 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): 8 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 3.28 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 2.46 - 4.10 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.27 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): +0.02 in
Increasing, then steady; or increasing, then increasing more slowly

Updated: 10:50 AM EDT on May 28, 2015

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 79 ft
Wave Height: 3.71 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 7.7 sec
Average Wave Period: 6.0 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 11:00 AM EDT on May 28, 2015

General Information

Location: 33.436 North -77.743 West
Buoy Type: 3-meter discus buoy
Buoy Hull: 3D55
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 76 76 58 SSE 11.7 13.4 6 3.28 exactly 3.3 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.24 -
21:50 76 76 57 SSE 9.7 11.2 6 3.28 exactly 3.3 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.25 +0.01
22:50 76 75 55 SSE 7.8 8.9 7 3.61 exactly 3.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.26 +0.01
23:50 76 75 54 South 7.8 8.9 7 2.95 exactly 3.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.26 +0.02
00:50 76 75 57 South 5.8 6.7 7 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.26 +0.01
01:50 76 75 58 SSE 5.8 6.7 8 3.28 exactly 3.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.24 -0.02
02:50 76 75 56 SSE 3.9 4.5 7 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.23 -0.03
03:50 75 75 59 SE 3.9 4.5 7 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.22 -0.04
04:50 75 75 58 ESE 5.8 6.7 7 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.22 -0.02
05:50 75 75 57 ESE 5.8 6.7 7 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.23 -
06:50 76 75 55 ESE 7.8 8.9 8 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.24 +0.01
07:50 76 75 56 ESE 7.8 8.9 7 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.26 +0.04
08:50 76 75 54 ESE 5.8 6.7 8 3.61 exactly 3.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.27 +0.04
09:50 76 75 53 ESE 5.8 6.7 8 3.61 exactly 3.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.27 +0.03
10:50 76 75 55 East 3.9 4.5 8 3.61 exactly 3.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.27 +0.02

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 79 ft 3.44 ft 6.7 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 79 ft 3.28 ft 6.3 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 79 ft 3.44 ft 6.7 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 79 ft 3.05 ft 6.7 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 79 ft 3.18 ft 6.7 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 79 ft 3.35 ft 7.7 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 79 ft 3.15 ft 7.1 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 79 ft 3.31 ft 7.1 sec 5.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 79 ft 3.22 ft 7.1 sec 5.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 79 ft 3.05 ft 7.1 sec 5.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 79 ft 3.22 ft 8.3 sec 6.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 79 ft 3.22 ft 7.1 sec 5.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 79 ft 3.64 ft 7.7 sec 6.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
10:00 79 ft 3.74 ft 7.7 sec 6.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
11:00 79 ft 3.71 ft 7.7 sec 6.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec