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

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 75° F
Humidity: 54
Wind direction (W Dir): North (355 - 4 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): 14 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 2.30 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 2.3 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): 14 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 1.64 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 0.82 - 2.46 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 29.95 in

Updated: 6:50 PM EDT on September 16, 2014

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 157 ft
Wave Height: 2.46 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 12.9 sec
Average Wave Period: 4.3 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 6:00 PM EDT on September 16, 2014

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 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 71 79 54 NE 7.8 8.9 7 2.30 exactly 2.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.13 -0.01
21:50 71 79 54 NE 5.8 6.7 8 2.30 exactly 2.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.13 -
22:50 71 79 55 East 5.8 6.7 8 2.30 exactly 2.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.12 -
23:50 71 79 54 SSE 1.9 2.2 8 2.30 exactly 2.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.11 -0.02
00:50 71 79 55 ESE 3.9 4.5 8 1.97 exactly 2.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.08 -0.04
01:50 72 79 56 SSE 5.8 6.7 8 1.97 exactly 2.0 - - - 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.06 -0.06
02:50 72 79 61 South 7.8 8.9 7 1.97 exactly 2.0 - - - 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.04 -0.07
03:50 73 79 61 SSW 7.8 8.9 7 1.97 exactly 2.0 - - - 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.03 -0.05
04:50 73 79 64 WSW 7.8 8.9 7 1.97 exactly 2.0 - - - 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.03 -0.02
05:50 73 79 65 WSW 5.8 6.7 13 1.97 exactly 2.0 - - - 13 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.03 -0.01
06:50 73 79 69 SW 7.8 8.9 7 1.97 exactly 2.0 - - - 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.03 -
07:50 74 78 70 WSW 9.7 11.2 8 1.64 exactly 1.6 - - - 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.03 -
08:50 74 78 73 West 9.7 11.2 8 1.64 exactly 1.6 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.02 -0.01
09:50 74 79 74 West 11.7 13.4 7 1.97 exactly 2.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.02 -0.01
10:50 74 79 76 West 11.7 13.4 8 1.97 exactly 2.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.01 -0.02
11:50 74 79 74 West 11.7 13.4 13 1.97 exactly 2.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 13 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.99 -0.03
12:50 74 79 76 West 11.7 13.4 12 2.30 exactly 2.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 12 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.97 -0.04
13:50 74 79 74 WNW 11.7 13.4 8 1.97 exactly 2.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.97 -0.04
14:50 74 79 69 WNW 9.7 11.2 13 2.30 exactly 2.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 13 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.96 -0.03
15:50 74 79 70 NNW 11.7 13.4 12 1.97 exactly 2.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 12 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.95 -0.02
16:50 74 79 62 NNW 13.6 15.7 13 2.30 exactly 2.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 13 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.95 -0.02
17:50 74 79 63 NNW 13.6 15.7 13 2.30 exactly 2.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 13 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.95 -0.01
18:50 75 79 54 North 9.7 11.2 14 2.30 exactly 2.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 14 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.95 -

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 157 ft 2.33 ft 7.1 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 157 ft 2.26 ft 7.1 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 157 ft 2.33 ft 7.7 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 157 ft 2.20 ft 7.7 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 157 ft 2.20 ft 7.7 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 157 ft 1.94 ft 8.3 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 157 ft 2.07 ft 7.7 sec 5.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 157 ft 1.90 ft 6.7 sec 5.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 157 ft 1.97 ft 12.9 sec 5.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 157 ft 1.84 ft 7.1 sec 5.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 157 ft 1.77 ft 7.7 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 157 ft 1.77 ft 7.7 sec 4.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
10:00 157 ft 1.94 ft 7.1 sec 4.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
11:00 157 ft 2.00 ft 7.7 sec 3.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
12:00 157 ft 2.03 ft 12.9 sec 4.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
13:00 157 ft 2.17 ft 12.1 sec 4.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
14:00 157 ft 2.07 ft 7.7 sec 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
15:00 157 ft 2.23 ft 12.9 sec 4.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
17:00 157 ft 2.20 ft 12.9 sec 4.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
18:00 157 ft 2.46 ft 12.9 sec 4.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec