Frying Pan Shoals, NC Buoy (41013)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 69° F
Humidity: 71
Wind direction (W Dir): NNE (15 - 24 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): 9 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 3.94 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 3.9 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): 9 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 3.28 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 2.46 - 4.10 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.20 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): +0.06 in
Increasing, then steady; or increasing, then increasing more slowly

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

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 79 ft
Wave Height: 3.84 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 9.1 sec
Average Wave Period: 6.7 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 9:00 AM EDT on May 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 69 72 44 - 0.0 0.0 9 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.08 +0.04
21:50 69 72 46 - 0.0 0.0 9 3.28 exactly 3.3 - - - 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.11 +0.06
22:50 69 72 45 West 1.9 2.2 8 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.13 +0.06
23:50 69 71 46 - 0.0 0.0 8 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.14 +0.06
00:50 69 71 47 - 0.0 0.0 9 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.14 +0.04
01:50 69 71 50 West 3.9 4.5 10 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.14 -
02:50 69 70 54 West 5.8 6.7 9 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.13 -0.01
03:50 69 70 57 West 7.8 8.9 9 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.12 -0.02
04:50 69 70 53 West 3.9 4.5 9 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.13 -
05:50 69 70 53 West 3.9 4.5 9 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.14 +0.01
06:50 68 71 72 NNW 5.8 6.7 11 3.61 exactly 3.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.16 +0.04
07:50 69 71 71 North 3.9 4.5 9 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.18 +0.05
08:50 69 71 71 NNE 5.8 6.7 9 3.94 exactly 3.9 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.20 +0.06

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 79 ft 3.31 ft 7.1 sec 6.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 79 ft 3.15 ft 8.3 sec 6.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 79 ft 3.18 ft 8.3 sec 6.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 79 ft 3.02 ft 9.1 sec 6.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 79 ft 3.38 ft 9.1 sec 6.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 79 ft 3.22 ft 9.1 sec 6.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 79 ft 3.25 ft 9.1 sec 6.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 79 ft 3.35 ft 9.1 sec 6.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 79 ft 3.54 ft 10.8 sec 6.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 79 ft 3.35 ft 9.1 sec 6.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 79 ft 3.84 ft 9.1 sec 6.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec