Frying Pan Shoals, NC Buoy (41013)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 54° F
Humidity: 72
Wind direction (W Dir): WNW (285 - 294 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 13.6 kts (15.7 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 17.5 kts (20.1 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 7 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 6.23 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 6.2 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 5 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 4.92 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 4.10 - 5.74 ft
Wave Swell Period (WSP): 7 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 4.92 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 4.10 - 5.74 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 29.64 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): -0.04 in
Steady or increasing, then decreasing; or decreasing, then decreasing more rapidly

Updated: 11:50 AM EST on January 26, 2015

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 79 ft
Wave Height: 6.14 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 7.1 sec
Average Wave Period: 5.2 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 12:00 PM EST on January 26, 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 60 67 51 SSW 17.5 20.1 6 2.95 exactly 3.0 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.88 -0.03
21:50 62 67 49 SSW 17.5 20.1 6 3.61 exactly 3.6 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.87 -0.04
22:50 63 67 44 SW 21.4 24.6 4 3.94 exactly 3.9 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.86 -0.04
23:50 63 67 47 SW 21.4 24.6 5 4.92 exactly 4.9 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.84 -0.04
00:50 60 67 65 West 19.4 22.4 6 4.92 exactly 4.9 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.83 -0.04
01:50 61 67 52 WSW 19.4 22.4 6 4.92 exactly 4.9 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 - - - 29.81 -0.05
02:50 61 67 48 SW 19.4 22.4 6 5.58 exactly 5.6 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.78 -0.06
03:50 62 67 49 SW 17.5 20.1 6 5.58 exactly 5.6 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.75 -0.07
04:50 61 67 53 SW 21.4 24.6 7 6.23 exactly 6.2 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 - - - 29.72 -0.10
05:50 60 67 60 WSW 19.4 22.4 7 6.56 exactly 6.6 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 - - - 29.70 -0.08
06:50 60 67 64 WSW 15.6 17.9 7 6.89 exactly 6.9 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 - - - 29.69 -0.06
07:50 58 67 75 West 19.4 22.4 7 6.56 exactly 6.6 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 - - - 29.67 -0.04
08:50 57 67 67 West 13.6 15.7 7 6.56 exactly 6.6 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.67 -0.03
09:50 57 67 65 West 15.6 17.9 8 5.91 exactly 5.9 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.66 -0.03
10:50 55 67 71 West 17.5 20.1 8 6.23 exactly 6.2 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.67 -
11:50 54 67 72 WNW 13.6 15.7 7 6.23 exactly 6.2 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.64 -0.04

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 79 ft 3.02 ft 6.3 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 79 ft 2.99 ft 5.6 sec 4.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 79 ft 3.77 ft 5.9 sec 4.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 79 ft 4.00 ft 4.0 sec 4.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 79 ft 4.76 ft 5.3 sec 4.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 79 ft 5.09 ft 5.6 sec 4.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 79 ft 5.05 ft 5.9 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 79 ft 5.51 ft 5.6 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 79 ft 5.51 ft 6.3 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 79 ft 6.10 ft 6.7 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 79 ft 6.46 ft 7.1 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 79 ft 6.43 ft 7.1 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 79 ft 6.66 ft 7.1 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
10:00 79 ft 6.07 ft 7.7 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
11:00 79 ft 6.33 ft 7.7 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
12:00 79 ft 6.14 ft 7.1 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec