Frying Pan Shoals, NC Buoy (41013)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 57° F
Humidity: 97
Wind direction (W Dir): West (255 - 264 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 15.6 kts (17.9 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 17.5 kts (20.1 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 8 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 3.94 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 3.9 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 5 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 1.64 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 0.82 - 2.46 ft
Wave Swell Period (WSP): 8 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 3.28 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 2.46 - 4.10 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.27 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): +0.03 in
Increasing, then steady; or increasing, then increasing more slowly

Updated: 7:50 AM EST on March 02, 2015

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 79 ft
Wave Height: 3.90 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 7.7 sec
Average Wave Period: 5.1 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 8:00 AM EST on March 02, 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 54 62 98 NNW 9.7 11.2 6 6.23 exactly 6.2 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 30.37 +0.03
21:50 52 62 99 NW 11.7 13.4 8 5.25 exactly 5.2 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.37 +0.03
22:50 53 62 98 NNW 3.9 4.5 7 4.92 exactly 4.9 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.36 -0.01
23:50 53 62 97 NNW 3.9 4.5 8 5.25 exactly 5.2 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.35 -0.02
00:50 53 62 95 NNW 5.8 6.7 7 4.92 exactly 4.9 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.33 -0.04
01:50 53 62 96 NW 3.9 4.5 8 4.92 exactly 4.9 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.31 -0.05
02:50 53 62 95 West 5.8 6.7 8 4.59 exactly 4.6 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.30 -0.06
03:50 55 62 96 SW 5.8 6.7 7 4.27 exactly 4.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.27 -0.06
04:50 59 62 93 SSW 11.7 13.4 8 4.27 exactly 4.3 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.24 -0.08
05:50 58 62 94 West 15.6 17.9 8 4.27 exactly 4.3 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.25 -0.05
06:50 57 62 97 West 11.7 13.4 8 4.27 exactly 4.3 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.26 -0.01
07:50 57 62 97 West 15.6 17.9 8 3.94 exactly 3.9 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.27 +0.03

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 79 ft 6.43 ft 7.1 sec 5.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 79 ft 5.31 ft 7.7 sec 5.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 79 ft 4.92 ft 7.1 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 79 ft 5.25 ft 7.7 sec 5.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 79 ft 4.99 ft 7.1 sec 5.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 79 ft 4.89 ft 8.3 sec 5.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 79 ft 4.66 ft 7.7 sec 5.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 79 ft 4.40 ft 6.7 sec 5.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 79 ft 4.13 ft 8.3 sec 5.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 79 ft 4.13 ft 8.3 sec 5.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 79 ft 4.17 ft 7.7 sec 5.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 79 ft 3.90 ft 7.7 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec