Frying Pan Shoals, NC Buoy (41013)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 55° F
Humidity: 49
Wind direction (W Dir): NE (45 - 54 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 9.7 kts (11.2 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 11.7 kts (13.4 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 4 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 2.62 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 2.6 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 3 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 1.64 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 0.82 - 2.46 ft
Wave Swell Period (WSP): 4 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 1.64 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 0.82 - 2.46 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.12 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): -0.05 in
Steady or increasing, then decreasing; or decreasing, then decreasing more rapidly

Updated: 12:50 PM EST on December 18, 2014

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 79 ft
Wave Height: 2.69 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 4.3 sec
Average Wave Period: 4.1 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 1:00 PM EST on December 18, 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 60 65 47 West 9.7 11.2 5 1.97 exactly 2.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.12 +0.01
21:50 60 65 48 West 9.7 11.2 10 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.12 -
22:50 60 65 49 West 9.7 11.2 10 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.12 -
23:50 59 65 56 West 11.7 13.4 10 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.12 -
00:50 59 65 56 West 9.7 11.2 9 1.97 exactly 2.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.10 -0.02
01:50 58 65 61 West 9.7 11.2 11 1.97 exactly 2.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.10 -0.02
02:50 58 66 59 West 7.8 8.9 7 1.97 exactly 2.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.10 -0.01
03:50 58 66 59 WNW 7.8 8.9 3 1.97 exactly 2.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.10 -
04:50 58 66 57 NW 9.7 11.2 10 1.64 exactly 1.6 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.10 -
05:50 57 66 64 NW 9.7 11.2 11 1.64 exactly 1.6 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.12 +0.02
06:50 57 65 65 NNW 11.7 13.4 9 1.64 exactly 1.6 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.14 +0.04
07:50 55 65 69 North 13.6 15.7 10 1.97 exactly 2.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.15 +0.05
08:50 56 64 47 NNE 15.6 17.9 9 1.97 exactly 2.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.16 +0.04
09:50 55 64 50 NE 15.6 17.9 3 2.30 exactly 2.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.17 +0.04
10:50 55 64 51 NE 11.7 13.4 4 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.18 +0.03
11:50 55 64 51 NE 9.7 11.2 4 2.62 exactly 2.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.16 -
12:50 55 65 49 NE 9.7 11.2 4 2.62 exactly 2.6 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.12 -0.05

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 79 ft 1.94 ft 5.3 sec 4.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 79 ft 2.03 ft 5.0 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 79 ft 1.87 ft 10.0 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 79 ft 1.97 ft 10.0 sec 4.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 79 ft 1.90 ft 10.0 sec 4.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 79 ft 1.87 ft 10.8 sec 4.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 79 ft 1.80 ft 7.1 sec 4.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 79 ft 1.80 ft 3.3 sec 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 79 ft 1.77 ft 10.0 sec 4.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 79 ft 1.64 ft 10.8 sec 4.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 79 ft 1.61 ft 9.1 sec 4.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 79 ft 1.84 ft 10.0 sec 3.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 79 ft 1.94 ft 9.1 sec 3.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
10:00 79 ft 2.17 ft 3.4 sec 3.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
11:00 79 ft 2.82 ft 3.7 sec 3.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
12:00 79 ft 2.66 ft 4.2 sec 4.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
13:00 79 ft 2.69 ft 4.3 sec 4.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec