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

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 82° F
Wind direction (W Dir): NNE (15 - 24 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): 9 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 3.61 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 3.6 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 4 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 1.64 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 0.82 - 2.46 ft
Wave Swell Period (WSP): 9 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 3.28 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 2.46 - 4.10 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 29.85 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): -0.01 in
Steady or increasing, then decreasing; or decreasing, then decreasing more rapidly

Updated: 5:50 PM EDT on July 31, 2015

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 157 ft
Wave Height: 3.67 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 9.1 sec
Average Wave Period: 5.0 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 6:00 PM EDT on July 31, 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 82 82
-
South 17.5 20.1 6 3.94 exactly 3.9 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.90 +0.01
21:50 82 82
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South 17.5 20.1 7 4.27 exactly 4.3 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.91 +0.03
22:50 82 82
-
South 13.6 15.7 6 4.59 exactly 4.6 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.91 +0.02
23:50 82 82
-
SSW 15.6 17.9 6 4.59 exactly 4.6 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.90 -
00:50 82 82
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SSW 13.6 15.7 6 4.59 exactly 4.6 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.90 -0.01
01:50 82 82
-
SSW 13.6 15.7 7 4.27 exactly 4.3 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.88 -0.03
02:50 81 82
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SSW 11.7 13.4 7 4.27 exactly 4.3 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.88 -0.02
03:50 81 82
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SSW 11.7 13.4 6 3.94 exactly 3.9 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.87 -0.03
04:50 81 81
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SSW 9.7 11.2 6 4.27 exactly 4.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.86 -0.01
05:50 81 81
-
SSW 9.7 11.2 6 3.94 exactly 3.9 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.86 -0.01
06:50 81 81
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SW 9.7 11.2 6 3.94 exactly 3.9 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.87 -
07:50 78 81
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NNE 13.6 15.7 8 3.94 exactly 3.9 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.89 +0.03
08:50 78 81
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NNE 9.7 11.2 9 3.94 exactly 3.9 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.89 +0.03
09:50 79 81
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North 11.7 13.4 7 3.94 exactly 3.9 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.88 +0.01
10:50 80 81
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North 13.6 15.7 9 3.61 exactly 3.6 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.88 -0.01
11:50 80 82
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North 13.6 15.7 8 3.61 exactly 3.6 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.88 -
12:50 80 82
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NNE 13.6 15.7 6 3.28 exactly 3.3 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.89 -
13:50 81 82
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NNE 15.6 17.9 9 3.28 exactly 3.3 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.88 -
14:50 82 82
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NNE 15.6 17.9 8 3.94 exactly 3.9 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.86 -0.02
15:50 82 82
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NNE 15.6 17.9 8 3.94 exactly 3.9 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.86 -0.03
16:50 82 82
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NNE 11.7 13.4 9 3.94 exactly 3.9 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.86 -0.02
17:50 82 82
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NNE 9.7 11.2 9 3.61 exactly 3.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.85 -0.01

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 157 ft 3.67 ft 6.7 sec 4.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 157 ft 4.04 ft 5.6 sec 4.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 157 ft 4.17 ft 6.7 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 157 ft 4.43 ft 5.9 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 157 ft 4.49 ft 5.9 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 157 ft 4.43 ft 5.9 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 157 ft 4.36 ft 7.1 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 157 ft 4.30 ft 6.7 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 157 ft 3.90 ft 5.9 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 157 ft 4.17 ft 5.9 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 157 ft 4.04 ft 5.9 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 157 ft 4.04 ft 5.6 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 157 ft 4.00 ft 8.3 sec 5.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 157 ft 4.04 ft 9.1 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
10:00 157 ft 3.84 ft 7.1 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
11:00 157 ft 3.64 ft 9.1 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
12:00 157 ft 3.58 ft 8.3 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
13:00 157 ft 3.38 ft 5.9 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
14:00 157 ft 3.44 ft 9.1 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
15:00 157 ft 3.81 ft 7.7 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
16:00 157 ft 4.07 ft 8.3 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
17:00 157 ft 3.81 ft 9.1 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
18:00 157 ft 3.67 ft 9.1 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec