EDISTO NM Southeast of Charleston, SC (41004)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 68° F
Humidity: 85
Wind direction (W Dir): WSW (245 - 254 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 13.6 kts (15.7 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 15.6 kts (17.9 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 10 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 5.25 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 5.2 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 4 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 3.28 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 2.46 - 4.10 ft
Wave Swell Period (WSP): 10 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 4.92 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 4.10 - 5.74 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 29.91 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): -0.02 in
Decreasing, then steady; or decreasing, then decreasing more slowly

Updated: 4:50 AM EDT on March 29, 2017

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 125 ft
Wave Height: 5.45 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 10.0 sec
Average Wave Period: 6.0 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 3:00 AM EDT on March 29, 2017

General Information

Location: 32.501 North -79.099 West
Buoy Type: 3-meter discus buoy
Buoy Hull: 3D58
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 72 72 76 SW 15.6 17.9 10 5.25 exactly 5.2 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 10 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.92 +0.03
21:50 70 71 86 WSW 11.7 13.4 11 4.92 exactly 4.9 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.94 +0.04
23:50 70 71 84 WSW 13.6 15.7 11 5.25 exactly 5.2 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 11 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.95 +0.03
00:50 70 71 83 WSW 15.6 17.9 9 5.25 exactly 5.2 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 9 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.94 -
01:50 69 71 86 WSW 17.5 20.1 11 4.92 exactly 4.9 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 11 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.94 -0.01
02:50 69 71 84 WSW 17.5 20.1 10 5.58 exactly 5.6 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 10 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.92 -0.03
03:50 69 71 81 WSW 15.6 17.9 10 4.59 exactly 4.6 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.92 -0.02
04:50 68 71 85 WSW 13.6 15.7 10 5.25 exactly 5.2 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 10 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.91 -0.02

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 125 ft 5.38 ft 10.0 sec 5.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 125 ft 5.09 ft 10.0 sec 5.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 125 ft 4.89 ft 10.8 sec 5.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 125 ft 5.58 ft 10.8 sec 6.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 125 ft 5.35 ft 10.8 sec 6.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 125 ft 5.45 ft 10.0 sec 6.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec