Frying Pan Shoals, NC Buoy (41013)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 81° F
Humidity: 71
Wind direction (W Dir): NE (35 - 44 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): 5 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 4.59 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 4.6 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 5 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 4.92 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 4.10 - 5.74 ft
Wave Swell Period (WSP): 11 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 1.64 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 0.82 - 2.46 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.12 in

Updated: 1:50 PM EDT on August 28, 2015

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 79 ft
Wave Height: 4.59 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 4.8 sec
Average Wave Period: 4.5 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 2:00 PM EDT on August 28, 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 80 82 76 NE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.01 +0.03
21:50 81 82 81 East 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 30.04 +0.04
22:50 80 82 81 SSE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.04 +0.04
23:50 79 81 78 SW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.06 +0.05
00:50 78 81 80 WSW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.06 +0.02
01:50 79 81 75 NNW 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.05 +0.01
02:50 79 81 85 North 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.04 -0.02
03:50 80 81 83 North 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 30.03 -0.03
04:50 80 81 78 NNE 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 30.03 -0.02
05:50 80 81 76 NE 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 30.04 -
06:50 80 81 78 ENE 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 30.06 +0.03
07:50 80 81 79 ENE 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.07 +0.04
08:50 81 81 75 NE 13.6 15.7 9 3.61 exactly 3.6 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.09 +0.05
09:50 81 81 74 ENE 13.6 15.7 6 3.61 exactly 3.6 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.10 +0.04
10:50 81 81 72 ENE 13.6 15.7 5 3.94 exactly 3.9 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.12 +0.05
11:50 81 81 75 ENE 15.6 17.9 5 3.94 exactly 3.9 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.13 +0.04
12:50 80 81 78 NNE 17.5 20.1 5 3.94 exactly 3.9 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.12 +0.02
13:50 81 81 71 NE 19.4 22.4 5 4.59 exactly 4.6 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.12 -

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
09:00 79 ft 3.54 ft 9.1 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
10:00 79 ft 3.54 ft 5.6 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
11:00 79 ft 3.97 ft 5.0 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
12:00 79 ft 3.90 ft 5.0 sec 4.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
13:00 79 ft 4.04 ft 4.8 sec 4.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
14:00 79 ft 4.59 ft 4.8 sec 4.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec