Frying Pan Shoals, NC (41013)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 76° F
Humidity: 85
Wind direction (W Dir): WSW (235 - 244 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 7.8 kts (8.9 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 9.7 kts (11.2 mph)
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 29.98 in

Updated: 1:20 PM EDT on May 29, 2017

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 79 ft
Wave Height: 2.76 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 5.3 sec
Average Wave Period: 4.4 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 1:00 PM EDT on May 29, 2017

General Information

Location: 33.436 North -77.743 West
Buoy Type: 2.3-meter foam discus buoy
Buoy Hull: 2.3D01
Payload: SCOOP payload
Owned by: NDBC
Windspeed: Measured by obtained from anemometer
Sea Surface: Measured by Intake
Note: Right whales are active off NC from November to April. Speed restrictions of 10 knots apply to vessels 65 feet or greater in specific areas and times along the mid-Atlantic coast. 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)
20:00 77 75 85 SW 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.86 -
20:20 77 75 85 SSW 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.85 -
20:30 77 75 86 SSW 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.85 -
21:10 77 75 85 SW 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.85 -
21:20 77 75 85 SW 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.84 -
21:30 77 75 85 SW 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 29.85 -
21:40 77 75 85 SW 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 29.87 -
21:50 77 75 85 SW 19.4 22.4 5 3.94 exactly 3.9 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.87 -
22:10 77 75 86 SW 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.90 -
22:20 77 75 87 SW 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 29.90 -
22:30 77 75 87 SW 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 29.91 -
22:50 77 75 87 SW 15.6 17.9 5 3.94 exactly 3.9 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 - - - 29.90 -
23:10 77 75 87 SW 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 29.89 -
23:20 77 75 88 SW 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 29.89 -
23:30 76 75 91 SW 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 29.88 -
23:50 77 75 88 SW 17.5 20.1 5 3.94 exactly 3.9 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 - - - 29.87 -
00:10 76 75 91 SW 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 29.87 -
00:20 76 75 91 SW 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.86 -
00:30 76 75 91 SW 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.86 -
00:40 76 75 91 SW 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 29.87 -
00:50 76 75 92 SW 15.6 17.9 5 3.61 exactly 3.6 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 - - - 29.86 -
01:00 76 75 91 SW 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 29.86 -0.03
01:10 76 75 92 SW 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 29.87 -
01:20 76 75 91 SW 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 29.86 -
01:30 76 75 91 SW 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 29.86 -
01:40 76 75 91 SW 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 29.86 -
02:10 76 75 90 SW 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.86 -
02:20 76 75 90 SW 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 29.86 -
02:30 76 75 91 SW 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 29.87 -
02:40 76 75 90 SW 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 29.87 -
02:50 76 75 90 WSW 15.6 17.9 5 3.61 exactly 3.6 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.87 -
03:10 76 75 90 WSW 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 29.87 -
03:20 76 75 90 WSW 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 29.87 -
03:30 76 75 90 WSW 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 29.87 -
03:40 76 75 90 WSW 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 29.87 -
03:50 76 75 90 WSW 11.7 13.4 5 2.95 exactly 3.0 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.87 -
04:10 76 75 90 WSW 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 29.87 -
04:20 76 75 89 WSW 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 29.88 -
04:30 76 75 90 WSW 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 29.87 -
04:40 76 75 90 WSW 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 29.87 -
04:50 76 75 90 WSW 11.7 13.4 6 2.95 exactly 3.0 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.87 -
05:00 76 75 90 WSW 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 29.87 +0.02
05:10 76 75 90 WSW 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 29.87 -
05:20 76 75 91 West 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 29.88 -
05:30 76 75 90 West 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 29.88 -
05:40 76 75 91 West 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 29.89 -
05:50 76 75 91 West 11.7 13.4 5 2.95 exactly 3.0 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.89 -
06:20 76 75 91 West 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 29.91 -
06:30 76 75 91 West 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 29.91 -
06:40 76 75 91 West 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 29.91 -
06:50 76 75 91 West 9.7 11.2 5 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.92 -
07:10 76 75 91 West 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 29.93 -
07:20 76 75 91 West 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 29.93 -
07:30 76 75 92 West 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 29.93 -
07:40 76 75 91 West 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 29.93 -
07:50 76 75 91 West 7.8 8.9 5 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.93 -
08:10 76 75 91 West 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.93 -
08:20 76 75 91 West 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.93 -
08:30 76 75 89 West 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.94 -
08:40 76 75 89 West 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.94 -
08:50 76 75 89 West 7.8 8.9 5 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.94 -
09:10 76 75 88 West 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.94 -
09:30 76 75 88 West 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.94 -
09:40 76 75 88 West 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 29.94 -
09:50 76 75 88 West 5.8 6.7 5 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.93 -
10:00 76 75 88 West 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 29.94 +0.01
10:10 76 75 88 West 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 29.94 -
10:20 76 75 88 West 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 29.95 -
10:40 76 75 87 WSW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.95 -
10:50 76 75 87 WSW 7.8 8.9 5 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.96 -
11:10 76 75 87 West 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.96 -
11:20 76 76 86 West 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.97 -
11:30 76 76 86 West 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.97 -
11:40 76 76 86 West 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.98 -
11:50 76 76 85 West 7.8 8.9 6 2.62 exactly 2.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.98 -
12:10 76 76 86 West 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.99 -
12:20 76 76 85 West 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.99 -
12:30 76 76 85 West 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.99 -
12:40 76 76 84 WSW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.99 -
12:50 76 76 84 WSW 7.8 8.9 5 2.62 exactly 2.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.99 -
13:10 76 76 85 WSW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.99 -
13:20 76 76 85 WSW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.98 -

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
21:00 79 ft 4.07 ft 5.3 sec 4.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 79 ft 3.87 ft 5.3 sec 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 79 ft 3.84 ft 5.3 sec 4.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 79 ft 3.94 ft 5.0 sec 4.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 79 ft 3.28 ft 5.0 sec 4.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 79 ft 3.51 ft 5.0 sec 4.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 79 ft 2.89 ft 5.3 sec 4.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 79 ft 2.85 ft 4.8 sec 4.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 79 ft 2.99 ft 5.3 sec 4.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 79 ft 3.18 ft 5.3 sec 4.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 79 ft 3.41 ft 5.0 sec 4.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
11:00 79 ft 2.85 ft 5.0 sec 4.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
13:00 79 ft 2.76 ft 5.3 sec 4.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec