Frying Pan Shoals, NC Buoy (41013)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 68° F
Humidity: 94
Wind direction (W Dir): SSW (205 - 214 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 15.6 kts (17.9 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 19.4 kts (22.4 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 7 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 7.55 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 7.5 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 7 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 6.56 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 5.74 - 7.38 ft
Wave Swell Period (WSP): 10 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 3.28 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 2.46 - 4.10 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.02 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): -0.01 in
Decreasing (steadily or unsteadily)

Updated: 1:50 AM EST on March 05, 2015

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 79 ft
Wave Height: 7.51 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 7.1 sec
Average Wave Period: 5.7 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 2:00 AM EST on March 05, 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 69 63 89 SSW 17.5 20.1 7 5.58 exactly 5.6 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.02 -
21:50 68 63 94 SSW 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.04 +0.01
22:50 69 62 92 SSW 15.6 17.9 6 5.58 exactly 5.6 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.03 +0.01
23:50 68 62 95 SSW 15.6 17.9 7 5.58 exactly 5.6 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.03 -
00:50 69 62 90 SSW 17.5 20.1 7 6.23 exactly 6.2 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.02 -0.01
01:50 68 62 94 SSW 15.6 17.9 7 7.55 exactly 7.5 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.02 -0.01

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 79 ft 5.48 ft 6.7 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 79 ft 5.71 ft 7.1 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 79 ft 6.20 ft 6.7 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 79 ft 7.51 ft 7.1 sec 5.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec