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

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 53° F
Wind direction (W Dir): North (355 - 4 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 17.5 kts (20.1 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 21.4 kts (24.6 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 6 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 5.25 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 5.2 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 6 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 4.92 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 4.10 - 5.74 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): 29.64 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): +0.02 in
Decreasing or steady, then increasing; or increasing, then increasing more rapidly

Updated: 4:50 PM EDT on April 26, 2015

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 157 ft
Wave Height: 5.25 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 5.9 sec
Average Wave Period: 4.9 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 5:00 PM EDT on April 26, 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 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 51 59
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ENE 17.5 20.1 7 2.62 exactly 2.6 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.70 -0.08
21:50 53 59
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ENE 17.5 20.1 7 2.62 exactly 2.6 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.66 -0.11
22:50 54 59
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ENE 17.5 20.1 6 2.62 exactly 2.6 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.63 -0.11
23:50 55 59
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ENE 17.5 20.1 4 2.62 exactly 2.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.60 -0.10
00:50 54 58
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NNE 19.4 22.4 4 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.60 -0.06
01:50 54 57
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NE 17.5 20.1 4 3.61 exactly 3.6 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.58 -0.05
02:50 54 57
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NNE 19.4 22.4 4 3.61 exactly 3.6 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.57 -0.03
03:50 54 57
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NE 21.4 24.6 4 3.94 exactly 3.9 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.55 -0.06
04:50 54 58
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NNE 19.4 22.4 5 4.92 exactly 4.9 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 - - - 29.56 -0.03
05:50 52 59
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NNE 19.4 22.4 6 5.91 exactly 5.9 6 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.57 -
06:50 53 59
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NE 21.4 24.6 6 5.58 exactly 5.6 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 - - - 29.57 +0.02
07:50 54 59
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NE 19.4 22.4 6 6.23 exactly 6.2 6 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.58 +0.02
08:50 54 59
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NE 17.5 20.1 6 6.23 exactly 6.2 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.57 -
09:50 55 59
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NNE 15.6 17.9 6 6.23 exactly 6.2 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.60 +0.03
10:50 54 59
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NNE 17.5 20.1 6 5.25 exactly 5.2 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.60 +0.01
11:50 53 59
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North 19.4 22.4 6 5.58 exactly 5.6 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 - - - 29.61 +0.04
12:50 52 58
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North 21.4 24.6 6 5.91 exactly 5.9 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.62 +0.02
13:50 52 57
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North 21.4 24.6 6 5.91 exactly 5.9 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.62 +0.03
14:50 52 57
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North 19.4 22.4 6 5.58 exactly 5.6 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.62 -
15:50 53 57
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North 19.4 22.4 6 5.91 exactly 5.9 6 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 - - - 29.63 +0.01
16:50 53 57
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North 17.5 20.1 6 5.25 exactly 5.2 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.64 +0.02

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 157 ft 2.66 ft 7.1 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 157 ft 2.66 ft 6.7 sec 3.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 157 ft 3.02 ft 3.8 sec 3.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 157 ft 3.44 ft 4.2 sec 3.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 157 ft 3.51 ft 4.3 sec 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 157 ft 4.07 ft 4.3 sec 4.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 157 ft 4.79 ft 5.0 sec 4.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 157 ft 5.91 ft 5.6 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 157 ft 5.54 ft 5.9 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 157 ft 6.33 ft 5.9 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 157 ft 6.17 ft 5.6 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
10:00 157 ft 6.30 ft 5.6 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
11:00 157 ft 5.28 ft 5.9 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
12:00 157 ft 5.41 ft 5.6 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
14:00 157 ft 5.87 ft 5.6 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
15:00 157 ft 5.51 ft 5.6 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
17:00 157 ft 5.25 ft 5.9 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec