Frying Pan Shoals, NC (41013)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 70° F
Humidity: 56
Wind direction (W Dir): East (85 - 94 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 15.6 kts (17.9 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 19.4 kts (22.4 mph)
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.10 in

Updated: 1:00 PM EDT on March 30, 2017

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 79 ft
Wave Height: 4.33 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 10.0 sec
Average Wave Period: 5.1 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 1:00 PM EDT on March 30, 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 68 74 71 ENE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.05 -
20:20 68 74 70 ENE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.06 -
20:30 68 74 69 ENE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.06 -
20:40 68 74 71 ENE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.06 -
20:44 74
-
- 6 5.91 exactly 5.9 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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-
20:50 68
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69 ENE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.07 -
21:10 68 74 70 ENE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.08 -
21:20 68 74 71 ENE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.09 -
21:40 68 74 69 ENE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.09 -
21:50 68 74 69 ENE 17.5 20.1 6 5.91 exactly 5.9 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.09 -
22:10 68 74 69 ENE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.09 -
22:20 68 74 68 ENE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.10 -
22:30 68 74 68 ENE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.10 -
22:50 68 73 67 ENE 17.5 20.1 7 5.91 exactly 5.9 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.09 -
23:10 69 73 65 East 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.09 -
23:20 68 73 67 East 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.09 -
23:40 68 73 67 ENE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.10 -
23:50 69 73 64 ENE 17.5 20.1 6 5.91 exactly 5.9 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.11 -
00:00 69 73 64 ENE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.11 +0.03
00:10 69 73 62 ENE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.11 -
00:20 69 73 61 ENE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.11 -
00:30 69 73 62 East 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.11 -
00:40 69 73 63 ENE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.11 -
00:50 69 73 64 East 17.5 20.1 10 5.91 exactly 5.9 8 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.11 -
01:10 69 73 64 ENE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.11 -
01:20 69 73 62 ENE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.11 -
01:30 69 73 61 ENE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.11 -
01:40 69 73 64 East 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.10 -
01:50 69 73 64 East 15.6 17.9 10 5.91 exactly 5.9 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.09 -
02:00 69 73 64 East 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.09 -0.01
02:10 69 73 63 East 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.09 -
02:20 69 73 62 ENE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.09 -
02:30 69 73 61 East 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.09 -
03:10 68 73 61 East 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.08 -
03:30 68 73 61 East 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.06 -
03:50 68 72 61 ENE 13.6 15.7 9 5.25 exactly 5.2 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.06 -
04:10 68 72 61 ENE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.06 -
04:20 68 72 63 ENE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.06 -
04:30 68 72 61 ENE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.06 -
04:50 68 73 61 ENE 13.6 15.7 10 4.92 exactly 4.9 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.05 -
05:10 68 74 59 ENE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.06 -
05:20 68 74 58 ENE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.05 -
05:30 69 74 54 ENE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.06 -
05:40 69 74 54 ENE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.06 -
05:50 69 74 53 ENE 13.6 15.7 10 4.59 exactly 4.6 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.06 -
06:10 69 74 52 ENE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.06 -
06:20 69 74 52 ENE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.07 -
06:40 69 74 51 ENE 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.08 -
06:50 69 74 51 ENE 13.6 15.7 9 4.27 exactly 4.3 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.08 -
07:10 69 74 49 ENE 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.08 -
07:20 69 74 50 ENE 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.09 -
07:50 69 74 53 East 11.7 13.4 10 4.27 exactly 4.3 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.09 -
08:00 69 74 51 East 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.09 +0.04
08:10 69 74 50 East 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.09 -
08:20 70 74 50 East 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.09 -
08:30 69 74 51 East 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.10 -
08:40 69 74 52 East 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.10 -
08:50 69 74 53 East 11.7 13.4 10 4.27 exactly 4.3 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.10 -
09:00 69 74 53 East 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.11 +0.04
09:10 69 74 52 East 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.11 -
09:20 69 74 51 East 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.11 -
09:50 70 75 47 East 13.6 15.7 10 4.27 exactly 4.3 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.10 -
10:00 70 75 51 East 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.10 +0.02
10:10 70 75 49 East 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.10 -
10:20 70 75 48 East 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.11 -
10:30 70 75 49 East 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.11 -
10:40 70 75 48 East 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.11 -
10:50 70 75 50 East 13.6 15.7 9 4.27 exactly 4.3 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.11 -
11:10 70 74 55 East 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.11 -
11:20 70 75 54 East 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.11 -
11:30 70 74 52 East 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.11 -
11:50 70 74 51 East 13.6 15.7 9 3.94 exactly 3.9 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.11 -
12:10 70 74 52 East 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.11 -
12:20 70 74 50 East 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.11 -
12:30 70 74 53 East 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.10 -
12:40 70 74 53 East 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.09 -
12:50 70 74 54 East 15.6 17.9 10 4.27 exactly 4.3 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.10 -

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 79 ft 5.51 ft 5.6 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 79 ft 5.77 ft 6.3 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 79 ft 5.77 ft 6.3 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 79 ft 5.77 ft 6.7 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 79 ft 5.91 ft 10.0 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 79 ft 5.22 ft 10.0 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 79 ft 5.31 ft 9.1 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 79 ft 4.92 ft 10.0 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 79 ft 4.49 ft 10.0 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 79 ft 4.40 ft 9.1 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
11:00 79 ft 4.40 ft 9.1 sec 5.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
12:00 79 ft 4.04 ft 9.1 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
13:00 79 ft 4.33 ft 10.0 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec