Frying Pan Shoals, NC Buoy (41013)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 80° F
Humidity: 81
Wind direction (W Dir): SSW (205 - 214 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 5.8 kts (6.7 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 7.8 kts (8.9 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 5 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 3.28 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 3.3 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): 5 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 3.28 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 2.46 - 4.10 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.17 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): +0.02 in
Increasing (steadily or unsteadily)

Updated: 8:50 AM EDT on July 06, 2015

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 79 ft
Wave Height: 3.18 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 4.5 sec
Average Wave Period: 4.6 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 9:00 AM EDT on July 06, 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 79 82 SSW 9.7 11.2 9 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.14 +0.02
21:50 81 79 85 SSW 9.7 11.2 4 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.16 +0.03
22:50 81 79 83 SSW 7.8 8.9 4 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.16 +0.03
23:50 81 79 84 South 7.8 8.9 4 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.14 -
00:50 81 79 84 South 9.7 11.2 5 2.62 exactly 2.6 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.13 -0.02
01:50 81 79 88 South 9.7 11.2 8 2.62 exactly 2.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.14 -0.01
02:50 81 79 86 South 9.7 11.2 5 2.62 exactly 2.6 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.14 -
03:50 80 79 84 SSW 11.7 13.4 9 2.62 exactly 2.6 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.13 -
04:50 81 79 83 South 9.7 11.2 5 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.13 -0.01
05:50 79 79 78 SW 7.8 8.9 5 2.62 exactly 2.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.15 +0.01
06:50 81 79 72 SSW 7.8 8.9 5 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.14 +0.01
07:50 76 79 81 South 5.8 6.7 5 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.16 +0.03
08:50 80 79 81 SSW 5.8 6.7 5 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.17 +0.02

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 79 ft 3.22 ft 4.5 sec 4.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 79 ft 3.12 ft 9.1 sec 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 79 ft 2.89 ft 4.2 sec 4.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 79 ft 2.79 ft 4.3 sec 4.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 79 ft 2.82 ft 4.3 sec 4.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 79 ft 2.66 ft 4.5 sec 4.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 79 ft 2.66 ft 7.7 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 79 ft 2.66 ft 4.8 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 79 ft 2.56 ft 9.1 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 79 ft 3.05 ft 5.0 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 79 ft 2.72 ft 4.8 sec 4.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 79 ft 3.02 ft 4.8 sec 4.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 79 ft 3.22 ft 5.0 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 79 ft 3.18 ft 4.5 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec