Frying Pan Shoals, NC Buoy (41013)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 61° F
Humidity: 71
Wind direction (W Dir): NNE (25 - 34 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 5.8 kts (6.7 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 5.8 kts (6.7 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 6 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 2.62 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 2.6 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 3 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): 1.64 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 0.82 - 2.46 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.06 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): +0.01 in
Increasing, then decreasing

Updated: 11:50 AM EDT on March 31, 2015

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 79 ft
Wave Height: 2.59 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 5.9 sec
Average Wave Period: 4.5 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 12:00 PM EDT on March 31, 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 64 64 70 West 15.6 17.9 7 6.56 exactly 6.6 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 - - - 30.04 +0.04
21:50 64 64 66 West 9.7 11.2 7 5.91 exactly 5.9 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.07 +0.06
22:50 64 64 67 West 7.8 8.9 8 5.58 exactly 5.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.08 +0.05
23:50 64 64 69 WSW 7.8 8.9 8 4.92 exactly 4.9 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.09 +0.04
00:50 64 64 74 SW 9.7 11.2 7 4.27 exactly 4.3 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.08 +0.01
01:50 65 64 71 WSW 11.7 13.4 8 4.27 exactly 4.3 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.06 -0.02
02:50 65 64 73 WSW 11.7 13.4 7 3.94 exactly 3.9 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.04 -0.04
03:50 65 64 73 SW 15.6 17.9 7 3.94 exactly 3.9 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.01 -0.06
04:50 65 64 71 WSW 17.5 20.1 7 3.94 exactly 3.9 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.01 -0.05
05:50 64 64 74 West 15.6 17.9 7 3.94 exactly 3.9 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.02 -0.02
06:50 62 64 69 WNW 13.6 15.7 7 3.94 exactly 3.9 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.03 +0.02
07:50 61 64 73 WNW 11.7 13.4 7 3.61 exactly 3.6 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.05 +0.04
08:50 61 64 75 NW 9.7 11.2 5 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.05 +0.03
09:50 61 64 78 North 11.7 13.4 6 3.28 exactly 3.3 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.07 +0.04
10:50 61 64 76 North 9.7 11.2 6 2.62 exactly 2.6 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.07 +0.02
11:50 61 64 71 NNE 5.8 6.7 6 2.62 exactly 2.6 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.06 +0.01

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 79 ft 6.69 ft 7.1 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 79 ft 6.53 ft 7.1 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 79 ft 5.87 ft 7.1 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 79 ft 5.68 ft 7.7 sec 5.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 79 ft 5.02 ft 7.7 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 79 ft 4.40 ft 7.1 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 79 ft 4.07 ft 7.1 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 79 ft 4.10 ft 7.1 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 79 ft 4.00 ft 6.7 sec 4.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 79 ft 4.04 ft 6.7 sec 4.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 79 ft 3.71 ft 6.7 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 79 ft 3.28 ft 5.3 sec 4.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
11:00 79 ft 2.72 ft 6.3 sec 4.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
12:00 79 ft 2.59 ft 5.9 sec 4.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec