Frying Pan Shoals, NC Buoy (41013)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 57° F
Humidity: 35
Wind direction (W Dir): NNE (25 - 34 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 5.8 kts (6.7 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 7.8 kts (8.9 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 9 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 1.64 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 1.6 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): 9 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 1.64 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 0.82 - 2.46 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.18 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): +0.03 in
Increasing, then steady; or increasing, then increasing more slowly

Updated: 7:50 PM EST on December 19, 2014

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 79 ft
Wave Height: 1.74 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 9.1 sec
Average Wave Period: 5.0 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 8:00 PM EST on December 19, 2014

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 57 64 54 North 5.8 6.7 10 1.64 exactly 1.6 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.12 +0.02
21:50 57 64 53 NNE 3.9 4.5 10 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.12 +0.02
22:50 56 64 53 North 3.9 4.5 5 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.12 +0.02
23:50 57 64 46 North 5.8 6.7 4 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.12 -
00:50 57 65 44 North 5.8 6.7 10 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.12 -
01:50 56 65 49 NNW 7.8 8.9 10 1.64 exactly 1.6 - - - 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.11 -0.01
02:50 56 65 49 North 5.8 6.7 10 1.64 exactly 1.6 - - - 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.10 -0.02
03:50 56 65 50 North 3.9 4.5 5 1.31 exactly 1.3 - - - 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.09 -0.02
04:50 56 65 46 NW 3.9 4.5 10 1.31 exactly 1.3 - - - 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.09 -0.01
05:50 56 65 46 NNW 7.8 8.9 11 1.64 exactly 1.6 - - - 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.11 +0.01
06:50 56 65 44 North 7.8 8.9 10 1.64 exactly 1.6 - - - 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.12 +0.03
07:50 56 65 44 North 9.7 11.2 11 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.14 +0.04
08:50 56 64 46 North 11.7 13.4 9 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.16 +0.05
09:50 55 63 48 NNE 11.7 13.4 9 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.19 +0.07
10:50 54 62 48 North 9.7 11.2 8 1.97 exactly 2.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.18 +0.04
11:50 54 62 46 NNE 9.7 11.2 8 2.30 exactly 2.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.16 -
12:50 54 62 40 NNE 7.8 8.9 8 2.30 exactly 2.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.14 -0.04
13:50 54 63 40 NNE 5.8 6.7 9 2.30 exactly 2.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.13 -0.05
14:50 55 64 40 NNE 5.8 6.7 9 2.30 exactly 2.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.13 -0.03
15:50 55 64 39 NE 7.8 8.9 8 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.14 -
16:50 55 65 42 NNE 5.8 6.7 9 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.15 +0.02
17:50 56 65 33 NE 5.8 6.7 9 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.17 +0.03
18:50 56 65 37 NE 5.8 6.7 8 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.18 +0.04
19:50 57 64 35 NNE 5.8 6.7 9 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.18 +0.03

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 79 ft 1.74 ft 10.0 sec 4.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 79 ft 1.77 ft 10.0 sec 4.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 79 ft 1.74 ft 10.0 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 79 ft 1.77 ft 4.8 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 79 ft 1.67 ft 4.3 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 79 ft 1.71 ft 10.0 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 79 ft 1.67 ft 10.0 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 79 ft 1.48 ft 4.8 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 79 ft 1.44 ft 10.0 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 79 ft 1.54 ft 10.8 sec 5.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 79 ft 1.57 ft 10.0 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 79 ft 1.54 ft 10.8 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 79 ft 1.67 ft 9.1 sec 4.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
10:00 79 ft 1.87 ft 9.1 sec 4.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
11:00 79 ft 2.03 ft 8.3 sec 4.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
13:00 79 ft 2.26 ft 8.3 sec 4.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
14:00 79 ft 2.23 ft 9.1 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
15:00 79 ft 2.17 ft 9.1 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
16:00 79 ft 2.13 ft 8.3 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
17:00 79 ft 1.97 ft 9.1 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
18:00 79 ft 1.80 ft 9.1 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
19:00 79 ft 1.71 ft 7.7 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
20:00 79 ft 1.74 ft 9.1 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec