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

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 53° F
Humidity: 80
Wind direction (W Dir): SSW (205 - 214 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 7.8 kts (8.9 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 9.7 kts (11.2 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 15 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 3.94 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 3.9 ft
Wave Swell Period (WSP): 15 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 3.28 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 2.46 - 4.10 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.21 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): -0.03 in
Steady or increasing, then decreasing; or decreasing, then decreasing more rapidly

Updated: 9:50 PM EST on December 27, 2014

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 157 ft
Wave Height: 3.81 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 14.8 sec
Average Wave Period: 10.7 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 10:00 PM EST on December 27, 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 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 50 52 69 East 1.9 2.2 12 2.30 exactly 2.3 12 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.31 +0.02
21:50 50 52 70 - 0.0 0.0 9 1.97 exactly 2.0 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.32 +0.02
22:50 50 52 73 South 1.9 2.2 9 1.97 exactly 2.0 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.30 -0.01
23:50 50 52 75 South 3.9 4.5 8 1.97 exactly 2.0 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.28 -0.02
00:50 51 52 70 SSW 5.8 6.7 8 2.30 exactly 2.3 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.27 -0.05
01:50 52 52 64 SSW 7.8 8.9 12 2.30 exactly 2.3 12 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.28 -0.02
02:50 52 52 64 WSW 7.8 8.9 14 2.30 exactly 2.3 14 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.29 -
03:50 51 52 70 WSW 7.8 8.9 12 2.30 exactly 2.3 12 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.27 -
04:50 51 52 71 West 7.8 8.9 12 2.30 exactly 2.3 12 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.28 -
05:50 51 52 66 West 5.8 6.7 17 2.30 exactly 2.3 17 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.27 -0.02
06:50 52 52 63 West 5.8 6.7 17 1.97 exactly 2.0 17 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.29 +0.02
07:50 52 52 63 West 7.8 8.9 12 1.97 exactly 2.0 12 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.32 +0.04
08:50 52 52 62 West 5.8 6.7 17 1.97 exactly 2.0 17 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.33 +0.06
09:50 52 52 60 West 5.8 6.7 17 2.30 exactly 2.3 17 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.34 +0.05
10:50 52 52 61 SW 5.8 6.7 16 2.30 exactly 2.3 16 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.31 -0.01
11:50 52 52 62 SSW 7.8 8.9 16 2.30 exactly 2.3 16 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.28 -0.05
12:50 52 53 64 SW 7.8 8.9 16 2.30 exactly 2.3 16 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.27 -0.06
13:50 52 53 64 SSW 7.8 8.9 16 2.62 exactly 2.6 16 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.24 -0.07
14:50 53 53 62 SSW 5.8 6.7 16 2.95 exactly 3.0 16 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.24 -0.04
15:50 53 53 64 South 5.8 6.7 16 3.28 exactly 3.3 16 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.23 -0.04
16:50 52 53 67 South 7.8 8.9 15 3.28 exactly 3.3 15 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.24 -
17:50 52 53 69 SSW 7.8 8.9 16 3.61 exactly 3.6 16 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.26 +0.02
18:50 53 53 70 South 7.8 8.9 15 3.61 exactly 3.6 15 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.24 -
19:50 53 53 71 South 7.8 8.9 15 3.28 exactly 3.3 15 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.22 -0.02
20:50 53 53 76 SSW 5.8 6.7 15 3.61 exactly 3.6 15 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.22 -0.03
21:50 53 53 80 SSW 7.8 8.9 15 3.94 exactly 3.9 15 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.21 -0.03

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 157 ft 2.10 ft 7.7 sec 6.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 157 ft 2.17 ft 12.1 sec 6.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 157 ft 2.03 ft 9.1 sec 6.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 157 ft 2.10 ft 9.1 sec 6.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 157 ft 2.10 ft 7.7 sec 6.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 157 ft 2.17 ft 7.7 sec 6.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 157 ft 2.17 ft 12.1 sec 6.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 157 ft 2.20 ft 13.8 sec 7.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 157 ft 2.33 ft 12.1 sec 7.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 157 ft 2.26 ft 17.4 sec 6.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 157 ft 2.10 ft 17.4 sec 6.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 157 ft 2.03 ft 12.1 sec 6.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 157 ft 2.07 ft 17.4 sec 7.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
11:00 157 ft 2.36 ft 16.0 sec 8.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
12:00 157 ft 2.26 ft 16.0 sec 8.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
13:00 157 ft 2.40 ft 16.0 sec 8.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
14:00 157 ft 2.66 ft 16.0 sec 8.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
15:00 157 ft 3.05 ft 16.0 sec 9.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
16:00 157 ft 3.18 ft 16.0 sec 9.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
17:00 157 ft 3.38 ft 14.8 sec 10.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
18:00 157 ft 3.54 ft 16.0 sec 10.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
20:00 157 ft 3.22 ft 14.8 sec 9.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 157 ft 3.74 ft 14.8 sec 10.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 157 ft 3.81 ft 14.8 sec 10.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec