Frying Pan Shoals, NC Buoy (41013)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 50° F
Humidity: 52
Wind direction (W Dir): NNE (15 - 24 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 13.6 kts (15.7 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 19.4 kts (22.4 mph)
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.34 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): -0.05 in
Steady or increasing, then decreasing; or decreasing, then decreasing more rapidly

Updated: 3:00 AM EST on February 06, 2016

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 79 ft
Wave Height: 4.49 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 10.8 sec
Average Wave Period: 5.0 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 3:00 AM EST on February 06, 2016

General Information

Location: 33.436 -77.743
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)
20:10 50 69 45 North 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.35 -
20:20 50 70 46 North 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.35 -
20:30 49 70 46 North 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.36 -
20:40 50 70 43 North 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.37 -
20:50 49 70 44 NNE 15.6 17.9 10 4.59 exactly 4.6 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.37 -
21:10 49 70 46 North 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.38 -
21:20 49 70 43 North 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.39 -
21:30 49 70 45 North 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.38 -
21:40 49 70 47 North 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.38 -
21:50 49 70 44 NNE 11.7 13.4 5 4.59 exactly 4.6 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.38 -
22:10 49 70 45 NNE 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.38 -
22:20 49 70 48 NNE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.38 -
22:30 49 70 48 North 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.38 -
22:40 49 70 46 North 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.38 -
22:50 49 70 47 NNE 13.6 15.7 10 4.27 exactly 4.3 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.38 -
23:10 49 69 45 NNE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.39 -
23:20 49 69 46 North 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.39 -
23:30 49 69 49 North 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.39 -
23:40 50 69 47 North 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.38 -
23:50 49 69 47 North 13.6 15.7 10 4.92 exactly 4.9 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.38 -
00:10 49 69 47 North 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.38 -
00:20 49 69 49 North 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.38 -
00:30 49 69 50 North 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.38 -
00:40 49 69 49 North 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.38 -
00:50 50 69 48 North 15.6 17.9 10 4.59 exactly 4.6 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.38 -
01:10 50 69 48 North 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.37 -
01:20 50 69 51 NNE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.37 -
01:30 50 69 49 NNE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.37 -
01:40 50 69 49 NNE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.36 -
01:50 50 69 50 NNE 15.6 17.9 11 4.27 exactly 4.3 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.36 -
02:10 50 69 49 North 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.36 -
02:20 50 69 50 North 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.35 -
02:30 50 69 49 NNE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.35 -
02:40 50 69 50 NNE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.35 -
02:50 50 69 54 North 15.6 17.9 11 4.59 exactly 4.6 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.34 -

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 79 ft 4.69 ft 5.9 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 79 ft 4.56 ft 10.0 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 79 ft 4.46 ft 5.3 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 79 ft 4.33 ft 10.0 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 79 ft 4.79 ft 10.0 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 79 ft 4.56 ft 10.0 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 79 ft 4.17 ft 10.8 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 79 ft 4.49 ft 10.8 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec