VIRGINIA BEACH NM East of Virginia Beach, VA (44014)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 80° F
Wind direction (W Dir): NE (35 - 44 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): 12 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 1.31 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 1.3 ft
Wave Swell Period (WSP): 12 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 1.64 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 0.82 - 2.46 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 29.95 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): +0.04 in
Increasing, then steady; or increasing, then increasing more slowly

Updated: 10:50 AM EDT on September 04, 2015

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 157 ft
Wave Height: 1.18 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 12.1 sec
Average Wave Period: 5.3 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 11:00 AM EDT on September 04, 2015

General Information

Location: 36.611 North -74.842 West
Buoy Type: 3-meter discus buoy
Buoy Hull: 3D87
Payload: ARES 4.4 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 Wave Swell Pressure
  Air
(°F)
Water
(°F)
  Dir Speed
(kts)
Speed
(mph)
Period
(sec)
Height
(ft)
Range
(ft)
Period
(sec)
Height
(ft)
Range
(ft)
Atmo.
(in)
Tend.
(in)
20:50 79 79
-
West 5.8 6.7 13 1.31 exactly 1.3 13 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.88 +0.02
21:50 79 79
-
West 1.9 2.2 10 0.98 exactly 1.0 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.89 +0.04
22:50 79 79
-
West 5.8 6.7 12 0.98 exactly 1.0 12 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.88 +0.03
23:50 79 79
-
WSW 5.8 6.7 12 1.31 exactly 1.3 12 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.88 +0.01
00:50 79 79
-
WSW 5.8 6.7 13 1.31 exactly 1.3 13 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.88 -0.01
01:50 79 79
-
West 5.8 6.7 12 1.31 exactly 1.3 12 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.87 -0.01
02:50 79 79
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West 5.8 6.7 11 0.98 exactly 1.0 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.87 -0.01
03:50 79 79
-
West 3.9 4.5 9 0.98 exactly 1.0 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.88 -
04:50 79 79
-
West 3.9 4.5 12 0.98 exactly 1.0 12 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.89 +0.01
05:50 79 79
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NW 3.9 4.5 12 0.98 exactly 1.0 12 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.88 +0.01
06:50 79 79
-
NW 3.9 4.5 12 0.98 exactly 1.0 12 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.90 +0.02
07:50 79 79
-
NNW 3.9 4.5 12 0.98 exactly 1.0 12 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.92 +0.03
08:50 79 79
-
NW 3.9 4.5 12 0.98 exactly 1.0 12 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.93 +0.05
09:50 80 79
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North 7.8 8.9 7 0.98 exactly 1.0 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.94 +0.04
10:50 80 80
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NE 9.7 11.2 12 1.31 exactly 1.3 12 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.95 +0.04

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 157 ft 1.25 ft 7.7 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 157 ft 1.21 ft 12.9 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 157 ft 1.12 ft 10.0 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 157 ft 1.15 ft 12.1 sec 5.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 157 ft 1.15 ft 12.1 sec 5.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 157 ft 1.15 ft 12.9 sec 6.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 157 ft 1.18 ft 12.1 sec 6.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 157 ft 1.05 ft 11.4 sec 6.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 157 ft 1.05 ft 9.1 sec 6.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 157 ft 1.12 ft 12.1 sec 6.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 157 ft 1.05 ft 12.1 sec 6.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 157 ft 1.05 ft 12.1 sec 6.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 157 ft 1.15 ft 12.1 sec 7.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 157 ft 1.05 ft 12.1 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
10:00 157 ft 1.02 ft 6.7 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
11:00 157 ft 1.18 ft 12.1 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec