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

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 30° F
Wind direction (W Dir): NW (305 - 314 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 23.3 kts (26.8 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 31.1 kts (35.8 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 7 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 8.86 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 8.9 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 7 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 8.20 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 7.38 - 9.02 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.19 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): +0.02 in
Decreasing or steady, then increasing; or increasing, then increasing more rapidly

Updated: 3:50 PM EST on February 13, 2016

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 157 ft
Wave Height: 8.83 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 7.1 sec
Average Wave Period: 5.5 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 4:00 PM EST on February 13, 2016

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 36 48
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NNW 9.7 11.2 9 1.97 exactly 2.0 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.96 -0.04
21:50 36 48
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NNW 11.7 13.4 9 1.97 exactly 2.0 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.97 -0.01
22:50 37 48
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NW 13.6 15.7 8 1.97 exactly 2.0 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.96 +0.01
23:50 37 48
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WNW 19.4 22.4 3 2.30 exactly 2.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.95 -0.01
00:50 36 48
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WNW 21.4 24.6 4 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.96 -0.01
01:50 36 48
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NW 23.3 26.8 5 4.27 exactly 4.3 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 - - - 29.96 -
02:50 35 48
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NW 21.4 24.6 5 5.25 exactly 5.2 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 - - - 29.97 +0.02
03:50 35 48
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NNW 21.4 24.6 5 5.58 exactly 5.6 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 - - - 29.98 +0.02
04:50 35 48
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NNW 21.4 24.6 5 4.92 exactly 4.9 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 - - - 30.00 +0.03
05:50 35 48
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NNW 19.4 22.4 6 5.25 exactly 5.2 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 - - - 30.01 +0.04
06:50 35 48
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NW 23.3 26.8 6 5.58 exactly 5.6 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.04 +0.06
07:50 34 48
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NNW 27.2 31.3 5 6.56 exactly 6.6 5 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.07 +0.07
08:50 32 48
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NW 29.2 33.6 7 7.87 exactly 7.9 7 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.11 +0.09
09:50 31 48
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NNW 27.2 31.3 7 9.19 exactly 9.2 7 9.84 9.02 - 10.66 - - - 30.13 +0.09
10:50 30 48
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NW 27.2 31.3 7 9.19 exactly 9.2 7 9.84 9.02 - 10.66 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.15 +0.08
11:50 30 48
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NW 25.3 29.1 8 10.50 exactly 10.5 8 9.84 9.02 - 10.66 - - - 30.17 +0.06
12:50 30 48
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NW 27.2 31.3 8 9.51 exactly 9.5 8 9.84 9.02 - 10.66 - - - 30.17 +0.04
13:50 29 48
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NW 25.3 29.1 8 9.51 exactly 9.5 8 9.84 9.02 - 10.66 - - - 30.17 +0.02
14:50 30 48
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NW 25.3 29.1 7 9.51 exactly 9.5 7 9.84 9.02 - 10.66 - - - 30.17 -
15:50 30 48
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NW 23.3 26.8 7 8.86 exactly 8.9 7 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 - - - 30.19 +0.02

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 157 ft 1.94 ft 7.1 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 157 ft 1.87 ft 9.1 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 157 ft 1.80 ft 9.1 sec 4.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 157 ft 1.84 ft 7.7 sec 3.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 157 ft 2.26 ft 2.9 sec 3.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 157 ft 3.08 ft 3.7 sec 3.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 157 ft 4.36 ft 4.5 sec 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 157 ft 5.31 ft 4.5 sec 4.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 157 ft 5.45 ft 5.3 sec 4.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 157 ft 5.09 ft 5.3 sec 4.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 157 ft 5.28 ft 5.6 sec 4.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 157 ft 5.51 ft 5.6 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 157 ft 6.66 ft 5.3 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 157 ft 7.87 ft 6.7 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
10:00 157 ft 9.19 ft 7.1 sec 5.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
11:00 157 ft 9.28 ft 7.1 sec 5.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
12:00 157 ft 10.43 ft 7.7 sec 6.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
13:00 157 ft 9.61 ft 7.7 sec 5.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
14:00 157 ft 9.58 ft 7.7 sec 5.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
15:00 157 ft 9.51 ft 7.1 sec 5.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
16:00 157 ft 8.83 ft 7.1 sec 5.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec