SOUTH HATTERAS NM South of Cape Hatteras (41002)

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General Information

Location: 31.76 North -74.84 West
Buoy Type: 3-meter discus buoy
Buoy Hull: 3D50
Payload: ARES payload
Owned by: NDBC
Windspeed: Measured by obtained from anemometer
Sea Surface: Measured by Intake
Note: Right whales are active off SC from November to April. Speed restrictions of 10 knots apply to vessels 65 feet or greater in specific areas and times along the U.S. East Coast. It is illegal to approach right whales within 500 yards. To learn more about right whales and rules protecting them, go to: http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/shipstrike.

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 64 69
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East 3.9 4.5 9 3.94 exactly 3.9 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.96 -
21:50 64 69
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NE 1.9 2.2 9 3.61 exactly 3.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.97 -
22:50 64 69
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SSE 1.9 2.2 9 3.61 exactly 3.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.97 -
23:50 64 69
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WSW 1.9 2.2 9 3.61 exactly 3.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.94 -0.02
00:50 65 69
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- 0.0 0.0 8 3.61 exactly 3.6 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.95 -0.02
01:50 65 69
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WSW 1.9 2.2 8 3.28 exactly 3.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.92 -0.05
02:50 65 69
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West 5.8 6.7 8 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.91 -0.03
03:50 66 69
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West 7.8 8.9 9 2.95 exactly 3.0 - - - 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.90 -0.05
04:50 65 69
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NNW 9.7 11.2 8 3.28 exactly 3.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.89 -0.03
05:50 65 69
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North 5.8 6.7 9 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.87 -0.05
06:50 65 69
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NNW 3.9 4.5 8 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.88 -0.02
07:50 65 69
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NW 3.9 4.5 10 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.87 -0.02
08:50 65 69
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- 0.0 0.0 10 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.88 +0.01
09:50 65 69
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North 3.9 4.5 8 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.86 -0.02
10:50 65 69
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ENE 1.9 2.2 10 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.85 -0.02
11:50 65 69
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East 3.9 4.5 8 2.62 exactly 2.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.81 -0.07
12:50 65 69
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East 1.9 2.2 9 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.76 -0.09
13:50 65 70
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- 0.0 0.0 10 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.72 -0.12
14:50 65 70
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- 0.0 0.0 10 2.95 exactly 3.0 - - - - - - 29.69 -0.12
15:50 65 70
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SE 1.9 2.2 10 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.68 -0.09
16:50 65 70
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SW 7.8 8.9 9 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.66 -0.06
17:50 65 69
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WSW 17.5 20.1 9 2.95 exactly 3.0 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.65 -0.04
18:50 65 69
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West 21.4 24.6 9 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.65 -0.02
19:50 62 69
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West 31.1 35.8 5 4.59 exactly 4.6 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.66 -
20:50 60 69
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WNW 31.1 35.8 - - - - - - 29.68 +0.04
21:50 58 69
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WNW 35.0 40.3 7 9.51 exactly 9.5 7 9.84 9.02 - 10.66 - - - 29.71 +0.06
23:50 57 69
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WNW 31.1 35.8 8 15.75 exactly 15.7 8 16.40 15.58 - 17.22 - - - 29.75 +0.06
00:50 56 69
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West 33.1 38.0 - - - - - - 29.76 +0.05
02:50 53 69
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West 33.1 38.0 10 19.03 exactly 19.0 10 19.69 18.86 - 20.51 - - -
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03:50 54 69
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West 38.9 44.7 10 19.03 exactly 19.0 10 19.69 18.86 - 20.51 - - - 29.76 -

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 14098 ft 3.77 ft 10.0 sec 6.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 14098 ft 4.00 ft 9.1 sec 6.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 14098 ft 3.74 ft 9.1 sec 6.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 14098 ft 3.51 ft 9.1 sec 6.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 14098 ft 3.71 ft 9.1 sec 6.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 14098 ft 3.18 ft 8.3 sec 5.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 14098 ft 3.18 ft 8.3 sec 6.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 14098 ft 3.05 ft 9.1 sec 6.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 14098 ft 3.15 ft 8.3 sec 5.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 14098 ft 3.31 ft 9.1 sec 6.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 14098 ft 3.05 ft 8.3 sec 5.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 14098 ft 3.12 ft 10.0 sec 5.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 14098 ft 3.12 ft 10.0 sec 5.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
10:00 14098 ft 3.12 ft 8.3 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
11:00 14098 ft 2.89 ft 10.0 sec 5.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
12:00 14098 ft 2.76 ft 7.7 sec 5.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
13:00 14098 ft 2.95 ft 9.1 sec 5.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
14:00 14098 ft 2.99 ft 10.0 sec 5.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
15:00 14098 ft 2.92 ft 10.0 sec 6.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
16:00 14098 ft 2.85 ft 10.0 sec 5.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
17:00 14098 ft 2.95 ft 9.1 sec 6.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
18:00 14098 ft 2.79 ft 9.1 sec 5.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
19:00 14098 ft 3.18 ft 9.1 sec 4.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
20:00 14098 ft 4.76 ft 5.0 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 14098 ft 9.68 ft 7.1 sec 5.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 14098 ft 15.75 ft 8.3 sec 7.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 14098 ft 19.03 ft 10.0 sec 8.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec