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

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 46° F
Wind direction (W Dir): North (355 - 4 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 23.3 kts (26.8 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 29.2 kts (33.6 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 7 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 9.51 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 9.5 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 7 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 9.84 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 9.02 - 10.66 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 29.68 in

Updated: 1:50 PM EDT on March 27, 2015

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 157 ft
Wave Height: 9.38 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 7.1 sec
Average Wave Period: 6.0 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 2:00 PM EDT on March 27, 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 59 51
-
SSW 21.4 24.6 9 10.50 exactly 10.5 9 9.84 9.02 - 10.66 - - - 29.76 +0.01
21:50 57 51
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SSW 21.4 24.6 9 10.50 exactly 10.5 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 9 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 29.75 -
22:50 57 51 34 SSW 19.4 22.4 9 9.51 exactly 9.5 7 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 9 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 29.75 +0.01
23:50 57 51 39 SSW 19.4 22.4 8 8.86 exactly 8.9 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 8 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 29.74 -0.02
00:50 56 51 74 SSW 15.6 17.9 8 8.53 exactly 8.5 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 8 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 29.74 -0.02
01:50 56 51 75 SW 13.6 15.7 9 8.53 exactly 8.5 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 9 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 29.73 -0.03
02:50 56 51 59 SSW 13.6 15.7 9 8.20 exactly 8.2 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 9 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 29.70 -0.04
03:50 56 51 55 SSW 13.6 15.7 8 7.22 exactly 7.2 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 29.66 -0.07
04:50 56 51 70 SW 13.6 15.7 10 7.87 exactly 7.9 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 10 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 29.63 -0.09
05:50 57 52
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SW 15.6 17.9 10 7.22 exactly 7.2 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 10 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 29.62 -0.08
06:50 50 52 69 NNW 13.6 15.7 9 7.87 exactly 7.9 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 9 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 29.66 -
07:50 50 51
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North 21.4 24.6 9 7.55 exactly 7.5 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 9 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 29.67 +0.04
08:50 48 51
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North 23.3 26.8 9 8.20 exactly 8.2 4 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 9 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 29.68 +0.06
09:50 48 51
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North 25.3 29.1 9 8.53 exactly 8.5 6 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 9 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.66 -
10:50 48 51
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NNE 21.4 24.6 9 9.51 exactly 9.5 9 9.84 9.02 - 10.66 - - - 29.67 -
11:50 49 52
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North 23.3 26.8 7 8.53 exactly 8.5 7 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.67 -
12:50 47 52
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North 23.3 26.8 7 8.86 exactly 8.9 7 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.66 -
13:50 46 52
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North 23.3 26.8 7 9.51 exactly 9.5 7 9.84 9.02 - 10.66 - - - 29.68 -

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 157 ft 10.63 ft 10.0 sec 6.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 157 ft 10.53 ft 9.1 sec 6.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 157 ft 10.37 ft 9.1 sec 6.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 157 ft 9.42 ft 9.1 sec 6.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 157 ft 8.73 ft 8.3 sec 6.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 157 ft 8.53 ft 8.3 sec 6.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 157 ft 8.27 ft 9.1 sec 6.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 157 ft 7.12 ft 8.3 sec 6.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 157 ft 8.01 ft 10.0 sec 6.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 157 ft 7.19 ft 10.0 sec 6.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 157 ft 7.68 ft 9.1 sec 6.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
10:00 157 ft 8.53 ft 9.1 sec 5.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
11:00 157 ft 9.45 ft 9.1 sec 6.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
12:00 157 ft 8.66 ft 6.7 sec 5.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
14:00 157 ft 9.38 ft 7.1 sec 6.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec