Frying Pan Shoals, NC Buoy (41013)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 81° F
Humidity: 75
Wind direction (W Dir): ENE (65 - 74 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 7.8 kts (8.9 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 9.7 kts (11.2 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 11 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 4.27 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 4.3 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): 11 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 3.28 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 2.46 - 4.10 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.13 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): -0.03 in
Steady or increasing, then decreasing; or decreasing, then decreasing more rapidly

Updated: 3:50 PM EDT on August 30, 2015

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 79 ft
Wave Height: 4.20 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 10.8 sec
Average Wave Period: 6.8 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 4:00 PM EDT on August 30, 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 81 82 75 ENE 11.7 13.4 6 4.27 exactly 4.3 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.11 +0.01
21:50 81 82 75 ENE 11.7 13.4 11 4.59 exactly 4.6 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.12 +0.02
22:50 81 82 74 ENE 11.7 13.4 11 4.59 exactly 4.6 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.13 +0.02
23:50 81 81 74 ENE 11.7 13.4 11 4.59 exactly 4.6 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.14 +0.03
00:50 81 81 74 ENE 9.7 11.2 11 4.59 exactly 4.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.14 +0.02
01:50 81 81 73 ENE 9.7 11.2 11 4.59 exactly 4.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 11 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.12 -
02:50 80 81 76 ENE 7.8 8.9 11 4.59 exactly 4.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 11 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.11 -0.03
03:50 80 81 76 East 5.8 6.7 10 4.27 exactly 4.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.11 -0.03
04:50 80 82 76 ENE 5.8 6.7 10 4.59 exactly 4.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.10 -0.02
05:50 80 82 76 ENE 7.8 8.9 11 3.94 exactly 3.9 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.10 -0.01
06:50 81 82 71 NE 5.8 6.7 11 3.94 exactly 3.9 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.12 +0.01
07:50 81 82 71 NE 5.8 6.7 11 4.27 exactly 4.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.14 +0.04
08:50 80 82 72 NE 5.8 6.7 10 3.61 exactly 3.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.15 +0.05
09:50 80 82 74 East 9.7 11.2 10 4.27 exactly 4.3 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.17 +0.04
10:50 80 82 74 East 9.7 11.2 10 3.94 exactly 3.9 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.17 +0.03
11:50 80 82 77 East 11.7 13.4 10 3.61 exactly 3.6 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.16 +0.01
12:50 81 82 74 East 9.7 11.2 10 3.61 exactly 3.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.16 -0.01
13:50 81 82 75 East 9.7 11.2 10 3.94 exactly 3.9 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.16 -0.01
14:50 81 82 74 East 9.7 11.2 10 4.59 exactly 4.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.14 -0.02
15:50 81 82 75 ENE 7.8 8.9 11 4.27 exactly 4.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.13 -0.03

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 79 ft 4.76 ft 5.9 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 79 ft 4.40 ft 5.9 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 79 ft 4.53 ft 11.4 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 79 ft 4.72 ft 11.4 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 79 ft 4.43 ft 11.4 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 79 ft 4.49 ft 10.8 sec 5.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 79 ft 4.53 ft 10.8 sec 5.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 79 ft 4.56 ft 10.8 sec 5.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 79 ft 4.17 ft 10.0 sec 5.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 79 ft 4.46 ft 10.0 sec 6.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 79 ft 3.94 ft 11.4 sec 6.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 79 ft 4.00 ft 10.8 sec 6.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 79 ft 4.17 ft 10.8 sec 7.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 79 ft 3.48 ft 10.0 sec 6.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
10:00 79 ft 4.17 ft 10.0 sec 7.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
11:00 79 ft 4.07 ft 10.0 sec 7.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
12:00 79 ft 3.71 ft 10.0 sec 6.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
13:00 79 ft 3.74 ft 10.0 sec 6.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
14:00 79 ft 4.04 ft 10.0 sec 6.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
15:00 79 ft 4.46 ft 10.0 sec 7.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
16:00 79 ft 4.20 ft 10.8 sec 6.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec