Diamond Shoals (41025)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 80° F
Humidity: 81
Wind direction (W Dir): WSW (245 - 254 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 25.3 kts (29.1 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 29.2 kts (33.6 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 7 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 7.22 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 7.2 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 7 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 6.56 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 5.74 - 7.38 ft
Wave Swell Period (WSP): 15 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 1.64 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 0.82 - 2.46 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 29.96 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): +0.06 in
Decreasing or steady, then increasing; or increasing, then increasing more rapidly

Updated: 7:50 AM EDT on July 04, 2015

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 223 ft
Wave Height: 7.38 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 7.1 sec
Average Wave Period: 5.3 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 8:00 AM EDT on July 04, 2015

General Information

Location: 35.006 North -75.402 West
Buoy Type: 3-meter discus buoy
Buoy Hull: 3D42
Payload: ARES payload
Owned by: NDBC
Windspeed: Measured by obtained from anemometer
Sea Surface: Measured by Intake
Note: Station 41025 stopped transmitting 08/14/2012. This buoy will be fully restored to service when it can be worked into the schedule.  When the service date is known, it will be posted in the maintenance report. 
This buoy is located in the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary.

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 81 78 SW 19.4 22.4 6 5.91 exactly 5.9 6 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.91 -0.03
21:50 81 81 80 SW 19.4 22.4 6 5.91 exactly 5.9 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 15 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.90 -0.02
22:50 82 81 78 SW 19.4 22.4 5 5.91 exactly 5.9 5 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 15 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.91 -
23:50 80 81 80 SW 21.4 24.6 6 6.89 exactly 6.9 6 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.90 -
00:50 80 81 73 SW 25.3 29.1 7 7.22 exactly 7.2 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.90 -
01:50 80 81 76 WSW 29.2 33.6 6 7.22 exactly 7.2 6 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.91 -
02:50 80 81 74 WSW 27.2 31.3 6 7.87 exactly 7.9 6 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 15 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.92 +0.02
03:50 81 81 75 WSW 27.2 31.3 7 7.87 exactly 7.9 7 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 15 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.90 -
04:50 81 81 72 WSW 27.2 31.3 8 8.86 exactly 8.9 8 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.89 -0.01
05:50 81 81 77 WSW 25.3 29.1 7 8.53 exactly 8.5 7 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 15 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.90 -0.02
06:50 80 82 84 WSW 25.3 29.1 7 8.20 exactly 8.2 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 14 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.94 +0.03
07:50 80 82 81 WSW 25.3 29.1 7 7.22 exactly 7.2 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 15 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.96 +0.06

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 223 ft 5.71 ft 5.3 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 223 ft 5.87 ft 5.9 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 223 ft 5.84 ft 5.9 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 223 ft 6.07 ft 5.3 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 223 ft 6.79 ft 6.3 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 223 ft 7.22 ft 7.1 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 223 ft 7.25 ft 6.3 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 223 ft 7.91 ft 6.3 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 223 ft 7.78 ft 6.7 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 223 ft 8.99 ft 7.7 sec 5.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 223 ft 8.50 ft 7.1 sec 5.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 223 ft 8.14 ft 7.1 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 223 ft 7.38 ft 7.1 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec