Frying Pan Shoals, NC (41013)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 64° F
Humidity: 82
Wind direction (W Dir): NNE (25 - 34 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 15.6 kts (17.9 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 19.4 kts (22.4 mph)
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.11 in

Updated: 3:40 PM EST on February 21, 2017

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 79 ft
Wave Height: 3.90 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 6.3 sec
Average Wave Period: 4.4 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 4:00 PM EST on February 21, 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)
20:10 66
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56 ENE 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.18 -
20:20 66 65 59 ENE 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.18 -
20:30 65 65 61 NE 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 30.18 -
20:40 65 65 60 ENE 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 30.18 -
20:50 66 65 57 ENE 9.7 11.2 6 3.61 exactly 3.6 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.18 -
21:00 66 65 57 ENE 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.18 +0.01
21:10 66 65 54 ENE 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.19 -
21:20 66 65 53 ENE 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.19 -
21:40 66 65 53 ENE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.20 -
21:50 66 65 53 ENE 13.6 15.7 6 3.61 exactly 3.6 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.19 -
22:00 66 65 52 ENE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.19 +0.01
22:10 66 65 53 ENE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.19 -
22:30 66 65 50 ENE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.19 -
22:40 66 65 49 ENE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.19 -
22:50 66 65 48 ENE 15.6 17.9 6 3.94 exactly 3.9 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 12 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.19 -
23:10 66 65 51 ENE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.18 -
23:20 66 65 48 ENE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.18 -
23:30 66 65 48 ENE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.18 -
23:40 66 65 49 ENE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.18 -
23:50 66 65 49 ENE 15.6 17.9 6 3.61 exactly 3.6 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 12 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.19 -
00:20 66 66 51 ENE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.19 -
00:30 66 66 50 ENE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.19 -
00:40 66 66 50 ENE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.19 -
00:50 66 66 50 ENE 15.6 17.9 6 3.61 exactly 3.6 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 - - - 30.19 -
01:00 66 66 49 ENE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.19 -
01:10 66 66 50 ENE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.19 -
01:20 66 66 49 ENE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.19 -
01:30 66 66 49 ENE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.19 -
01:40 66 66 50 ENE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.19 -
02:10 66 66 47 ENE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.19 -
02:20 66 66 48 ENE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.19 -
02:30 66 66 48 ENE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.19 -
02:50 67 66 43 ENE 15.6 17.9 5 3.94 exactly 3.9 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.18 -
03:10 67 66 43 ENE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.18 -
03:20 67 66 45 ENE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.18 -
03:30 67 67 45 ENE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.18 -
03:40 66 67 48 NE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.18 -
03:50 66 67 48 NE 15.6 17.9 6 4.27 exactly 4.3 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.18 -
04:10 66
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48 ENE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.19 -
04:20 66 67 49 NE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.19 -
04:30
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-
NE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.19 -
04:40 66 67 48 ENE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.18 -
04:50 66 67 50 ENE 15.6 17.9 6 4.59 exactly 4.6 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.18 -
05:10 66 67 48 ENE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.19 -
05:20 66 67 51 ENE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.19 -
05:30 66 67 50 ENE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.20 -
05:40 66 67 48 ENE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.20 -
05:50 66 67 53 NE 13.6 15.7 6 4.27 exactly 4.3 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.20 -
06:10 66 67 48 NE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.20 -
06:20 66 67 48 ENE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.20 -
06:40 66 67 48 NE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.21 -
06:50 66 67 46 ENE 13.6 15.7 6 4.59 exactly 4.6 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 14 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.21 -
07:10 66 67 45 ENE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.21 -
07:20 66 67 45 ENE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.21 -
07:30 66 67 45 ENE 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.21 -
07:40 66 67 45 ENE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.21 -
07:50 66 67 47 ENE 13.6 15.7 6 4.27 exactly 4.3 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.21 -
08:10 66 67 45 ENE 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.22 -
08:20 66 67 45 NE 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.22 -
08:30 66 67 46 NE 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.22 -
08:40 66 67 48 NE 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.22 -
08:50 66 67 51 NE 11.7 13.4 6 4.59 exactly 4.6 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.22 -
09:00 65 67 57 NE 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.21 +0.01
09:10 65 67 56 NE 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.21 -
09:20 65 67 58 NE 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.21 -
09:30 65 67 59 NNE 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.21 -
09:40 65 67 62 NNE 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.21 -
09:50 65 67 63 NNE 13.6 15.7 6 4.59 exactly 4.6 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.21 -
10:10 64 67 65 NNE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.21 -
10:20 64 67 66 NNE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.22 -
10:30 64 67 68 NNE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.22 -
10:40 63 67 74 NNE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.22 -
10:50 63 67 76 NNE 13.6 15.7 6 3.94 exactly 3.9 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.22 -
11:00 62 67 79 NNE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.22 +0.01
11:10 62 67 78 NNE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.22 -
11:20 62 67 79 NNE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.21 -
11:30 62 67 79 NNE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.21 -
11:40 62 67 79 NNE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.20 -
11:50 62 67 79 NNE 13.6 15.7 6 3.94 exactly 3.9 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 - - - 30.20 -
12:10 62 67 81 NNE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.19 -
12:20 62 67 81 NNE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.18 -
12:30 62 67 81 NNE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.17 -
12:40 62 67 82 NNE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.17 -
12:50 63 67 78 NNE 13.6 15.7 6 3.94 exactly 3.9 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 - - - 30.17 -
13:00 63 67 80 NNE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.16 -0.05
13:10 63 67 80 NNE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.16 -
13:20 63 67 80 NNE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.15 -
13:30 63 67 80 NNE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.15 -
13:40 63 67 80 NNE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.14 -
13:50 63 67 82 NNE 15.6 17.9 6 3.94 exactly 3.9 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.14 -
14:10 63 68 82 NNE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.13 -
14:20 63 68 82 NNE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.12 -
14:30 64 68 79 NNE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.12 -
14:40 64 68 79 NNE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.12 -
15:10 64 68 80 NNE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.12 -
15:20 64 68 81 NNE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.12 -
15:30 64 68 81 NNE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.12 -
15:40 64 68 82 NNE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.11 -

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 79 ft 3.51 ft 5.6 sec 4.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 79 ft 4.07 ft 5.9 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 79 ft 3.61 ft 6.3 sec 4.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 79 ft 3.77 ft 6.3 sec 4.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 79 ft 4.00 ft 5.3 sec 4.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 79 ft 4.40 ft 5.9 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 79 ft 4.63 ft 5.6 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 79 ft 4.23 ft 5.9 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 79 ft 4.59 ft 5.9 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 79 ft 4.36 ft 6.3 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
10:00 79 ft 4.53 ft 5.9 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
12:00 79 ft 3.90 ft 5.9 sec 4.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
14:00 79 ft 3.87 ft 6.3 sec 4.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
15:00 79 ft 3.84 ft 5.9 sec 4.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
16:00 79 ft 3.90 ft 6.3 sec 4.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec