Frying Pan Shoals, NC Buoy (41013)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 79° F
Humidity: 81
Wind direction (W Dir): SSE (155 - 164 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 9.7 kts (11.2 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 13.6 kts (15.7 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 6 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 4.27 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 4.3 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): 6 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 3.28 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 2.46 - 4.10 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 29.97 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): +0.04 in
Increasing, then steady; or increasing, then increasing more slowly

Updated: 8:50 AM EDT on August 03, 2015

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 79 ft
Wave Height: 4.36 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 6.3 sec
Average Wave Period: 4.8 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 9:00 AM EDT on August 03, 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 81 83 82 South 17.5 20.1 7 4.27 exactly 4.3 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.95 -
21:50 80 83 84 South 25.3 29.1 6 4.59 exactly 4.6 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.95 -
22:50 80 83 81 SSW 21.4 24.6 6 5.58 exactly 5.6 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 12 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.96 -
23:50 81 83 78 SSW 21.4 24.6 6 6.56 exactly 6.6 6 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.96 +0.01
00:50 81 83 77 SSW 25.3 29.1 7 7.55 exactly 7.5 7 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 - - - 29.95 -
01:50 81 83 72 SSW 21.4 24.6 7 6.56 exactly 6.6 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.95 -0.01
02:50 83 83 63 SSW 17.5 20.1 7 7.22 exactly 7.2 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.94 -0.03
03:50 83 83 64 SW 13.6 15.7 7 6.23 exactly 6.2 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.94 -0.01
04:50 83 82 69 South 15.6 17.9 6 5.91 exactly 5.9 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.93 -0.02
05:50 83 82 73 SSW 13.6 15.7 7 5.25 exactly 5.2 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.94 -
06:50 83 82 75 SSW 15.6 17.9 7 4.92 exactly 4.9 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.95 +0.01
07:50 79 82 78 South 7.8 8.9 6 4.59 exactly 4.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.96 +0.03
08:50 79 82 81 SSE 9.7 11.2 6 4.27 exactly 4.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.97 +0.04

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 79 ft 4.30 ft 6.3 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 79 ft 4.30 ft 6.7 sec 4.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 79 ft 4.43 ft 5.9 sec 4.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 79 ft 5.74 ft 5.9 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 79 ft 6.53 ft 5.6 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 79 ft 7.51 ft 6.7 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 79 ft 6.59 ft 7.1 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 79 ft 7.09 ft 6.7 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 79 ft 6.33 ft 7.1 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 79 ft 5.97 ft 6.3 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 79 ft 5.35 ft 6.7 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 79 ft 4.95 ft 6.7 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 79 ft 4.69 ft 6.3 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 79 ft 4.36 ft 6.3 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec