Frying Pan Shoals, NC Buoy (41013)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 77° F
Humidity: 67
Wind direction (W Dir): SSE (145 - 154 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 11.7 kts (13.4 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 15.6 kts (17.9 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 7 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 3.28 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 3.3 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): 7 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 1.64 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 0.82 - 2.46 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.24 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): -0.04 in
Decreasing, then steady; or decreasing, then decreasing more slowly

Updated: 5:50 PM EDT on May 27, 2015

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 79 ft
Wave Height: 3.22 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 7.1 sec
Average Wave Period: 4.6 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 6:00 PM EDT on May 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 77 75 77 SSE 11.7 13.4 7 4.27 exactly 4.3 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.28 +0.02
21:50 77 75 76 SSE 11.7 13.4 6 3.94 exactly 3.9 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.28 +0.03
22:50 77 75 75 South 11.7 13.4 7 3.94 exactly 3.9 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.30 +0.03
23:50 77 75 74 South 9.7 11.2 6 3.61 exactly 3.6 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.30 +0.02
00:50 77 74 75 South 9.7 11.2 6 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.29 +0.01
01:50 77 75 74 South 9.7 11.2 7 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.27 -0.03
02:50 77 74 71 South 9.7 11.2 6 3.28 exactly 3.3 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.26 -0.04
03:50 77 74 70 South 7.8 8.9 7 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.25 -0.05
04:50 77 74 71 SSW 7.8 8.9 7 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.25 -0.03
05:50 77 74 69 SSW 5.8 6.7 7 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.26 -
06:50 77 74 69 South 5.8 6.7 7 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.27 +0.02
07:50 77 74 68 SSE 7.8 8.9 7 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.27 +0.02
08:50 78 74 65 SE 7.8 8.9 6 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.28 +0.02
09:50 78 74 67 SSW 3.9 4.5 7 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.30 +0.04
10:50 77 74 70 SW 1.9 2.2 6 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.31 +0.04
11:50 78 75 65 - 0.0 0.0 7 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.31 +0.03
12:50 78 76 66 SE 5.8 6.7 7 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.30 -
13:50 77 75 68 SSE 7.8 8.9 7 3.28 exactly 3.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.29 -0.03
14:50 77 76 70 SSE 9.7 11.2 7 3.28 exactly 3.3 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.27 -0.04
15:50 77 76 68 SE 11.7 13.4 7 3.28 exactly 3.3 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.26 -0.04
16:50 77 76 67 SE 13.6 15.7 7 3.28 exactly 3.3 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.25 -0.04
17:50 77 76 67 SSE 11.7 13.4 7 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.24 -0.04

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 79 ft 4.00 ft 5.9 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 79 ft 3.84 ft 5.6 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 79 ft 3.94 ft 6.7 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 79 ft 3.35 ft 6.3 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 79 ft 3.28 ft 6.7 sec 4.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 79 ft 3.22 ft 6.7 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 79 ft 3.31 ft 6.7 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 79 ft 3.15 ft 7.1 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 79 ft 3.22 ft 6.7 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 79 ft 3.25 ft 6.3 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
10:00 79 ft 3.22 ft 6.7 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
11:00 79 ft 3.38 ft 6.3 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
12:00 79 ft 3.18 ft 6.7 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
13:00 79 ft 3.35 ft 6.7 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
14:00 79 ft 3.35 ft 6.7 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
15:00 79 ft 3.35 ft 7.1 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
16:00 79 ft 3.18 ft 7.1 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
17:00 79 ft 3.22 ft 7.1 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
18:00 79 ft 3.22 ft 7.1 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec