Frying Pan Shoals, NC (41013)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 84° F
Humidity: 73
Wind direction (W Dir): South (175 - 184 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 7.8 kts (8.9 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 9.7 kts (11.2 mph)
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.02 in

Updated: 7:10 AM EDT on July 24, 2016

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 79 ft
Wave Height: 2.72 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 7.7 sec
Average Wave Period: 4.5 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 7:00 AM EDT on July 24, 2016

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 85 86 59 SSW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.99 -
20:20 85 86 59 SSW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.99 -
20:30 85 86 62 South 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.99 -
20:40 84 86 67 South 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.99 -
20:50 84 86 68 South 7.8 8.9 8 1.97 exactly 2.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.99 -
21:10 84 86 69 South 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.99 -
21:20 84 86 70 South 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.99 -
21:30 84 86 70 South 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.99 -
21:40 84 86 71 South 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 30.00 -
21:50 85 86 68 South 7.8 8.9 9 1.97 exactly 2.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.00 -
22:10 85 86 66 SSW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.01 -
22:20 85 86 65 South 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.01 -
22:30 85 86 64 SSW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.01 -
22:40 85 86 64 South 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.01 -
22:50 85 86 64 South 9.7 11.2 9 1.97 exactly 2.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.01 -
23:10 85 86 64 South 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 30.01 -
23:20 85 86 65 South 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 30.01 -
23:30 85 86 65 South 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 30.01 -
23:40 85 86 66 South 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 30.01 -
23:50 85 86 67 South 9.7 11.2 8 1.97 exactly 2.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.01 -
00:10 85 86 69 South 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.01 -
00:20 85 86 69 South 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.01 -
00:30 84 85 72 SSW 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.01 -
00:40 85 85 70 SSW 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.00 -
00:50 84 85 74 SSW 11.7 13.4 9 1.97 exactly 2.0 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.00 -
01:10 84 85 73 SSW 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.01 -
01:20 84 85 75 SSW 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.01 -
01:30 84 85 73 SSW 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.01 -
01:40 84
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73 SSW 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.01 -
01:50 84 85 73 SSW 11.7 13.4 9 2.30 exactly 2.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.01 -
02:10 84 85 71 SSW 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.01 -
02:20 84 85 72 SSW 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.02 -
02:30 84 85 72 SSW 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.02 -
02:40 85 85 68 SW 13.6 15.7 - - - - - -
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02:50 84 85 71 SSW 11.7 13.4 8 2.30 exactly 2.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.01 -
03:10 85 85 69 SSW 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 30.02 -
03:20 85 85 70 SSW 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.02 -
03:30 85 85 70 SW 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 30.02 -
03:40 85 85 68 WSW 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 30.01 -
03:50 85 85 69 SW 11.7 13.4 7 2.62 exactly 2.6 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.02 -
04:10 85 85 69 WSW 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 30.01 -
04:20 85 85 69 SW 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 30.01 -
04:30 84 85 72 SW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.01 -
04:40 84 85 72 SW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.01 -
04:50 85 85 69 SW 7.8 8.9 8 2.30 exactly 2.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.01 -
05:10 82 85 75 WSW 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.00 -
05:20 82 85 74 West 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.01 -
05:30 80 85 63 NW 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.02 -
05:40 82 85 61 NW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.02 -
05:50 83 85 70 WSW 5.8 6.7 8 2.62 exactly 2.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.02 -
06:10 82 85 72 SW 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.01 -
06:20 83 85 71 SW 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.01 -
06:30 83 85 73 SW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.02 -
06:40 83 85 74 SW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.02 -
06:50 84 85 71 SSW 5.8 6.7 8 2.62 exactly 2.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.02 -
07:10 84 85 73 South 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.02 -

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 79 ft 1.87 ft 9.1 sec 5.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 79 ft 1.90 ft 8.3 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 79 ft 1.97 ft 9.1 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 79 ft 1.87 ft 9.1 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 79 ft 1.94 ft 8.3 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 79 ft 1.84 ft 9.1 sec 3.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 79 ft 2.20 ft 9.1 sec 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 79 ft 2.36 ft 7.7 sec 3.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 79 ft 2.46 ft 7.1 sec 4.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 79 ft 2.46 ft 8.3 sec 4.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 79 ft 2.69 ft 8.3 sec 4.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 79 ft 2.72 ft 7.7 sec 4.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec