Frying Pan Shoals, NC (41013)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 72° F
Humidity: 77
Wind direction (W Dir): NNE (25 - 34 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 19.4 kts (22.4 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 23.3 kts (26.8 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 7 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 6.56 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 6.6 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 7 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 4.92 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 4.10 - 5.74 ft
Wave Swell Period (WSP): 9 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 3.28 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 2.46 - 4.10 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.23 in

Updated: 10:50 PM EDT on October 18, 2017

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 79 ft
Wave Height: 6.53 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 7.1 sec
Average Wave Period: 5.4 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 11:00 PM EDT on October 18, 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 66 77 57 NE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.22 +0.03
20:10 66 77 58 NE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.22 -
20:20 67 77 56 NE 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 30.22 -
20:30 66 77 56 NE 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 30.22 -
20:40 66 77 57 NE 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 30.23 -
20:50 66 77 56 NE 19.4 22.4 10 7.22 exactly 7.2 6 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.23 -
21:20 65 77 54 NE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.24 -
21:30 66 77 53 NE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.24 -
21:40 66 77 53 NE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.24 -
21:50 66 77 48 NE 19.4 22.4 7 6.89 exactly 6.9 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.24 -
22:10 66 77 46 NE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.25 -
22:20 66 77 53 NE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.25 -
22:30 66 77 57 NE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.25 -
22:40 66 77 58 NE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.25 -
23:00 66 77 62 NE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.25 +0.03
23:20 67 77 59 NE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.25 -
23:30 67 77 59 NE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.25 -
23:40 67 77 61 NE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.24 -
23:50 67 77 61 NE 17.5 20.1 7 6.23 exactly 6.2 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.24 -
00:10 67 77 63 NNE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.23 -
00:20 67 77 61 NNE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.23 -
00:30 67 77 64 NNE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.23 -
00:40 67 77 63 NNE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.23 -
00:50 67 77 66 NNE 17.5 20.1 6 6.23 exactly 6.2 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.22 -
01:00 67 77 66 NE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.22 -0.02
01:10 67 77 65 NE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.22 -
01:20 67 77 67 NE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.23 -
01:30 67 77 68 NNE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.23 -
01:40 67 77 67 NNE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.22 -
01:50 67 77 68 NE 17.5 20.1 10 6.23 exactly 6.2 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.22 -
02:00 67 77 71 NNE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.22 -0.03
02:10 67 77 72 NNE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.22 -
02:20 67 77 70 NNE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.22 -
02:30 67 77 72 NNE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.21 -
02:40 67 77 71 NNE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.21 -
02:50 67 77 72 NNE 19.4 22.4 11 5.91 exactly 5.9 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.21 -
03:10 67 77 72 NNE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.21 -
03:20 67 77 72 NNE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.20 -
03:30 67 77 73 NNE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.20 -
03:40 67 77 71 NNE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.20 -
03:50 67 77 73 NNE 17.5 20.1 10 6.23 exactly 6.2 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.20 -
04:10 67 77 77 NNE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.20 -
04:30 67 77 73 NNE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.20 -
04:40 67 77 75 NNE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.20 -
04:50 67 77 75 NNE 19.4 22.4 10 5.91 exactly 5.9 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.20 -
05:20 67 77 74 NE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.21 -
05:30 67 77 74 NNE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.22 -
05:40 68 77 72 NNE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.22 -
05:50 68 77 71 NNE 19.4 22.4 10 6.23 exactly 6.2 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.22 -
06:10 68 77 73 NNE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.22 -
06:30 68 77 74 NNE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.22 -
06:40 68 77 74 NNE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.23 -
06:50 68 77 75 NNE 19.4 22.4 9 6.23 exactly 6.2 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.23 -
07:10 68 77 74 NNE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.23 -
07:20 68 76 74 NNE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.23 -
07:30 68 76 74 NNE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.24 -
07:40 68 77 75 NNE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.24 -
07:50 68 76 77 NNE 19.4 22.4 10 6.23 exactly 6.2 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.24 -
08:00 68 76 76 NNE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.24 +0.04
08:10 69 77 73 NNE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.25 -
08:20 69 76 74 NNE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.25 -
08:30 69 76 74 NNE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.25 -
08:40 69 76 74 NNE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.26 -
08:50 69 76 74 NNE 19.4 22.4 10 6.56 exactly 6.6 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.26 -
09:10 69 76 74 NNE 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 30.26 -
09:30 69 76 76 NNE 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 30.26 -
09:40 69 76 75 NNE 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 30.26 -
09:50 69 76 76 NNE 21.4 24.6 9 6.56 exactly 6.6 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.26 -
10:10 69 76 77 NNE 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 30.26 -
10:20 69 76 77 NNE 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 30.26 -
10:30 69 76 77 NNE 23.3 26.8 - - - - - - 30.26 -
10:40 69 76 78 NNE 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 30.26 -
10:50 69 76 79 NNE 21.4 24.6 9 6.56 exactly 6.6 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.27 -
11:10 69 76 79 NNE 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 30.27 -
11:20 69 76 79 NNE 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 30.27 -
11:30 70 76 76 NNE 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 30.28 -
11:40 70 76 77 NNE 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 30.28 -
11:50 70 76 76 NNE 21.4 24.6 6 6.89 exactly 6.9 6 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.28 -
12:00 70 76 76 NNE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.28 +0.03
12:20 71 76 72 NNE 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 30.28 -
12:40 71 76 71 NNE 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 30.27 -
12:50 71 76 71 NNE 21.4 24.6 7 7.22 exactly 7.2 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.27 -
13:10 71 76 71 NNE 23.3 26.8 - - - - - - 30.26 -
13:20 71 76 73 NNE 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 30.26 -
13:30 71 76 72 NNE 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 30.25 -
13:40 71 76 73 NNE 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 30.25 -
13:50 71 77 71 NNE 21.4 24.6 7 6.89 exactly 6.9 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.25 -
14:10 71 77 72 NNE 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 30.24 -
14:30 71 77 69 NNE 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 30.23 -
14:40 71 77 67 NNE 23.3 26.8 - - - - - - 30.23 -
14:50 71 77 67 NNE 21.4 24.6 6 6.56 exactly 6.6 6 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.23 -
15:20 71 77 65 NE 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 30.23 -
15:30 71 77 65 NNE 23.3 26.8 - - - - - - 30.22 -
15:40 71 77 65 NE 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 30.22 -
15:50 71 77 66 NE 21.4 24.6 7 7.22 exactly 7.2 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.22 -
16:10 71 77 65 NE 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 30.22 -
16:20 71 77 65 NE 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 30.22 -
16:30 71 77 65 NE 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 30.22 -
16:40 71 77 66 NNE 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 30.22 -
17:00 72 77 65 NNE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.22 -0.02
17:10 72 77 64 NNE 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 30.22 -
17:20 72 77 64 NE 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 30.22 -
17:30 72 77 64 NE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.22 -
17:40 72 77 65 NE 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 30.23 -
17:50 72 77 66 NNE 19.4 22.4 10 6.89 exactly 6.9 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.23 -
18:10 72 77 67 NE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.23 -
18:20 72 77 68 NE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.23 -
18:40 72 77 69 NE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.23 -
18:50 72 77 70 NNE 19.4 22.4 7 6.56 exactly 6.6 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.23 -
19:00 72 77 69 NE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.23 +0.01
19:10 72 77 68 NE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.23 -
19:40 72 77 70 NNE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.23 -
19:50 72 77 69 NNE 19.4 22.4 7 6.56 exactly 6.6 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.23 -
20:00 72 77 70 NNE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.23 -
20:10 72 77 70 NNE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.22 -
20:20 72 77 71 NNE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.23 -
20:30 72 77 71 NNE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.23 -
20:40 72 76 71 NNE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.23 -
21:10 72 76 72 NNE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.22 -
21:20 72 76 72 NNE 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 30.22 -
21:30 72 76 73 NNE 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 30.22 -
21:40 72 76 73 NNE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.22 -
21:50 72 76 74 NNE 21.4 24.6 8 6.89 exactly 6.9 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.22 -
22:10 72 76 75 NNE 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 30.22 -
22:30 72 76 76 NNE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.23 -
22:50 72 76 77 NNE 19.4 22.4 7 6.56 exactly 6.6 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.23 -

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
21:00 79 ft 7.09 ft 10.0 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 79 ft 6.76 ft 6.7 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 79 ft 6.30 ft 6.7 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 79 ft 5.87 ft 10.8 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 79 ft 6.20 ft 10.0 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 79 ft 6.07 ft 10.0 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 79 ft 6.30 ft 10.0 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 79 ft 6.20 ft 9.1 sec 5.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 79 ft 6.56 ft 10.0 sec 5.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
10:00 79 ft 6.43 ft 9.1 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
11:00 79 ft 6.59 ft 9.1 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
13:00 79 ft 7.32 ft 6.7 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
14:00 79 ft 6.92 ft 6.7 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
15:00 79 ft 6.63 ft 6.3 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
16:00 79 ft 7.15 ft 6.7 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
18:00 79 ft 6.96 ft 10.0 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 79 ft 6.79 ft 6.7 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 79 ft 6.99 ft 8.3 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 79 ft 6.53 ft 7.1 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec