Frying Pan Shoals, NC Buoy (41013)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 71° F
Humidity: 83
Wind direction (W Dir): West (255 - 264 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 19.4 kts (22.4 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 23.3 kts (26.8 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 6 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 6.23 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 6.2 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 6 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 6.56 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 5.74 - 7.38 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 29.59 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): +0.04 in
Decreasing or steady, then increasing; or increasing, then increasing more rapidly

Updated: 8:50 AM EDT on April 26, 2015

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 79 ft
Wave Height: 6.36 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 5.9 sec
Average Wave Period: 4.9 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 9:00 AM EDT on April 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 74 71 87 SW 21.4 24.6 6 5.91 exactly 5.9 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.64 -0.07
21:50 74 71 86 SW 21.4 24.6 7 6.89 exactly 6.9 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 12 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.63 -0.05
22:50 74 71 87 SW 21.4 24.6 7 7.22 exactly 7.2 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 13 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.64 -
23:50 74 71 86 SW 19.4 22.4 7 6.23 exactly 6.2 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 12 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.63 -0.01
00:50 74 71 88 SW 21.4 24.6 6 6.56 exactly 6.6 6 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 13 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.59 -0.04
01:50 74 72 80 WSW 21.4 24.6 6 5.58 exactly 5.6 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 12 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.57 -0.07
02:50 73 72 79 WSW 23.3 26.8 6 6.23 exactly 6.2 6 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 - - - 29.56 -0.07
03:50 73 71 76 WSW 19.4 22.4 6 6.23 exactly 6.2 6 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 13 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.56 -0.03
04:50 72 71 78 WSW 19.4 22.4 7 6.23 exactly 6.2 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 - - - 29.56 -0.02
05:50 72 71 81 WSW 21.4 24.6 7 6.23 exactly 6.2 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 - - - 29.55 -0.01
06:50 71 71 85 WSW 23.3 26.8 7 5.91 exactly 5.9 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 - - - 29.56 -
07:50 71 71 83 West 23.3 26.8 6 6.23 exactly 6.2 6 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 - - - 29.58 +0.02
08:50 71 71 83 West 19.4 22.4 6 6.23 exactly 6.2 6 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 - - - 29.59 +0.04

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
21:00 79 ft 5.81 ft 6.3 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 79 ft 7.05 ft 6.7 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 79 ft 6.40 ft 7.1 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 79 ft 5.64 ft 5.6 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 79 ft 6.10 ft 5.9 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 79 ft 6.23 ft 6.3 sec 4.7 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 6.30 ft 6.7 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 79 ft 5.94 ft 7.1 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 79 ft 6.36 ft 5.9 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec