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

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 67° F
Wind direction (W Dir): ESE (105 - 114 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 3.9 kts (4.5 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 5.8 kts (6.7 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 8 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 2.95 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 3.0 ft
Wave Swell Period (WSP): 8 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 3.28 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 2.46 - 4.10 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.24 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): +0.01 in
Decreasing or steady, then increasing; or increasing, then increasing more rapidly

Updated: 6:50 AM EDT on May 29, 2015

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 157 ft
Wave Height: 3.12 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 8.3 sec
Average Wave Period: 6.5 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 7:00 AM EDT on May 29, 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 67 65
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SE 5.8 6.7 8 3.28 exactly 3.3 - - - 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.21 -
21:50 67 65
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SE 5.8 6.7 8 3.61 exactly 3.6 - - - 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.23 +0.04
22:50 67 65
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SE 3.9 4.5 9 3.61 exactly 3.6 - - - 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.24 +0.03
23:50 67 64
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SSE 5.8 6.7 8 3.61 exactly 3.6 - - - 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.23 +0.02
00:50 67 65
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SSE 3.9 4.5 8 3.94 exactly 3.9 - - - 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.23 -
01:50 66 65
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SE 1.9 2.2 9 3.61 exactly 3.6 - - - 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.24 -
02:50 67 65
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East 1.9 2.2 8 3.28 exactly 3.3 - - - 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.22 -0.01
03:50 67 65
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ENE 3.9 4.5 9 3.28 exactly 3.3 - - - 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.22 -
04:50 67 65
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East 3.9 4.5 8 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.22 -0.01
05:50 66 65
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East 3.9 4.5 9 2.95 exactly 3.0 - - - 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.23 -
06:50 67 65
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ESE 3.9 4.5 8 2.95 exactly 3.0 - - - 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.24 +0.01

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 157 ft 3.28 ft 7.1 sec 7.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 157 ft 3.41 ft 8.3 sec 6.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 157 ft 3.67 ft 9.1 sec 6.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 157 ft 3.64 ft 8.3 sec 6.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 157 ft 3.44 ft 9.1 sec 6.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 157 ft 2.92 ft 8.3 sec 6.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 157 ft 3.12 ft 8.3 sec 6.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec