GULF OF MAINE NM EAST OF PORTSMOUTH, NH (44005)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: ° F
Wind direction (W Dir): South (175 - 184 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 13.6 kts (15.7 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 15.6 kts (17.9 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 8 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 1.97 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 2.0 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): 8 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 1.64 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 0.82 - 2.46 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.37 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): -0.05 in
Steady or increasing, then decreasing; or decreasing, then decreasing more rapidly

Updated: 10:50 PM EDT on April 20, 2014

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 676 ft
Wave Height: 2.03 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 8.3 sec
Average Wave Period: 4.0 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 11:00 PM EDT on April 20, 2014

General Information

Location: 43.204 North -69.128 West
Buoy Type: 3-meter discus buoy
Buoy Hull: 6N16
Payload: AMPS payload
Owned by: NDBC
Windspeed: Measured by obtained from anemometer
Sea Surface: Measured by Intake
Note: Caution: Right whales may be active in northeast waters year-round. NOAA may establish temporary Dynamic Management Areas (DMAs) to protect aggregations of right whales. Mariners are requested to transit DMAs at 10 knots or less when consistent with safe navigation. For information on currently active DMAs, go to: http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/shipstrike

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 44 41 60 NNW 9.7 11.2 9 4.92 exactly 4.9 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.32 +0.11
21:50 45 41 53 NNW 15.6 17.9 10 4.59 exactly 4.6 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.35 +0.10
22:50 43 41 54 North 11.7 13.4 10 3.94 exactly 3.9 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.37 +0.09
23:50 43 41 55 North 11.7 13.4 9 4.27 exactly 4.3 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.37 +0.05
00:50 43 41 51 North 13.6 15.7 10 3.61 exactly 3.6 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.38 +0.03
01:50 43 41 52 North 11.7 13.4 10 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.39 +0.02
02:50 42 41
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North 13.6 15.7 10 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.39 +0.01
03:50 42 41
-
North 11.7 13.4 9 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.42 +0.04
04:50 42 41
-
North 15.6 17.9 9 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.43 +0.04
05:50 41 41
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North 15.6 17.9 4 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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06:50 41 41 90 NNE 15.6 17.9 8 3.94 exactly 3.9 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.48 +0.06
07:50 41 41 59 NNE 15.6 17.9 9 3.94 exactly 3.9 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.48 +0.05
08:50 41 41 55 NNE 15.6 17.9 4 3.61 exactly 3.6 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.50 -
09:50 41 41 55 NNE 13.6 15.7 8 3.61 exactly 3.6 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.51 +0.04
10:50 40 41 100 NE 11.7 13.4 4 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.51 +0.02
11:50 40 41 56 NE 11.7 13.4 4 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.49 -
12:50 41 41 50 ENE 7.8 8.9 5 2.62 exactly 2.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.49 -0.02
13:50 41 41
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ESE 3.9 4.5 4 2.62 exactly 2.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.50 -0.01
14:50 41 42
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South 3.9 4.5 4 2.30 exactly 2.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.48 -0.01
15:50 41 42
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SSW 5.8 6.7 5 2.30 exactly 2.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.47 -0.02
16:50 42 42
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SSW 5.8 6.7 5 1.97 exactly 2.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.46 -0.04
17:50 42 42
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SSW 7.8 8.9 8 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.45 -0.04
18:50 41 42
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SSW 9.7 11.2 8 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.43 -0.04
19:50 42
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SSW 9.7 11.2 8 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.42 -0.04
20:50 42
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South 11.7 13.4 8 1.64 exactly 1.6 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.42 -0.03
21:50 41
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South 11.7 13.4 8 1.97 exactly 2.0 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.40 -0.02
22:50 41
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South 13.6 15.7 8 1.97 exactly 2.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.37 -0.05

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
21:00 676 ft 4.76 ft 9.1 sec 5.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 676 ft 4.53 ft 10.0 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 676 ft 4.00 ft 10.0 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 676 ft 4.17 ft 9.1 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 676 ft 3.77 ft 10.0 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 676 ft 3.44 ft 10.0 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 676 ft 3.02 ft 10.0 sec 4.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 676 ft 3.05 ft 9.1 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 676 ft 3.05 ft 9.1 sec 4.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 676 ft 3.08 ft 4.2 sec 4.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 676 ft 3.87 ft 8.3 sec 4.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 676 ft 3.90 ft 9.1 sec 4.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 676 ft 3.77 ft 4.3 sec 4.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
10:00 676 ft 3.44 ft 8.3 sec 4.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
11:00 676 ft 3.15 ft 4.0 sec 4.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
12:00 676 ft 3.08 ft 4.3 sec 4.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
13:00 676 ft 2.72 ft 4.5 sec 4.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
14:00 676 ft 2.72 ft 4.3 sec 4.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
15:00 676 ft 2.40 ft 4.3 sec 4.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
16:00 676 ft 2.30 ft 5.0 sec 4.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
17:00 676 ft 2.10 ft 4.8 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
18:00 676 ft 1.80 ft 8.3 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
19:00 676 ft 1.84 ft 8.3 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
20:00 676 ft 1.80 ft 8.3 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 676 ft 1.80 ft 8.3 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 676 ft 2.00 ft 7.7 sec 4.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 676 ft 2.03 ft 8.3 sec 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec