Frying Pan Shoals, NC Buoy (41013)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 66° F
Humidity: 92
Wind direction (W Dir): WSW (235 - 244 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 17.5 kts (20.1 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 23.3 kts (26.8 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 8 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 4.92 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 4.9 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 6 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 3.28 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 2.46 - 4.10 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): 29.70 in

Updated: 7:50 AM EDT on March 27, 2015

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 79 ft
Wave Height: 5.02 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 8.3 sec
Average Wave Period: 5.1 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 8:00 AM EDT on March 27, 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 70 66 77 SSW 11.7 13.4 8 6.56 exactly 6.6 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.86 -0.03
21:50 70 66 75 SSW 11.7 13.4 8 6.23 exactly 6.2 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.87 -0.01
22:50 70 66 79 SSW 11.7 13.4 8 6.23 exactly 6.2 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.85 -0.02
23:50 71 66 73 South 11.7 13.4 8 5.91 exactly 5.9 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.83 -0.04
00:50 71 66 78 SSW 13.6 15.7 8 5.91 exactly 5.9 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.81 -0.06
01:50 71 66 83 South 15.6 17.9 8 5.25 exactly 5.2 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.77 -0.07
02:50 71 66 87 SSW 9.7 11.2 8 5.91 exactly 5.9 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.74 -0.08
03:50 69 66 95 SW 9.7 11.2 8 5.58 exactly 5.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.72 -0.09
04:50 66 66 90 West 11.7 13.4 8 4.92 exactly 4.9 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.70 -0.07
05:50 65 66 96 WSW 9.7 11.2 7 5.25 exactly 5.2 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.71 -0.03
06:50 66 65 94 SW 11.7 13.4 8 4.92 exactly 4.9 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.69 -0.03
07:50 66 65 92 WSW 17.5 20.1 8 4.92 exactly 4.9 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.70 -

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 79 ft 6.17 ft 8.3 sec 6.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 79 ft 6.46 ft 7.7 sec 5.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 79 ft 6.17 ft 7.7 sec 5.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 79 ft 6.07 ft 7.7 sec 5.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 79 ft 5.81 ft 7.7 sec 5.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 79 ft 5.84 ft 7.7 sec 5.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 79 ft 5.81 ft 7.7 sec 5.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 79 ft 5.54 ft 8.3 sec 5.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 79 ft 5.05 ft 7.7 sec 5.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 79 ft 5.15 ft 7.1 sec 5.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 79 ft 4.95 ft 7.7 sec 5.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 79 ft 5.02 ft 8.3 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec