Frying Pan Shoals, NC (41013)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 84° F
Humidity: 62
Wind direction (W Dir): SSW (195 - 204 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 9.7 kts (11.2 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 9.7 kts (11.2 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 9 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 2.30 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 2.3 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 3 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 1.64 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 0.82 - 2.46 ft
Wave Swell Period (WSP): 9 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 1.64 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 0.82 - 2.46 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.00 in

Updated: 7:50 AM EDT on July 23, 2016

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 79 ft
Wave Height: 2.17 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 9.1 sec
Average Wave Period: 5.0 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 8:00 AM EDT on July 23, 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 84 87 55 SSE 3.9 4.5 - - - - - - 30.02 -
20:20 84 87 55 SSE 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.01 -
20:30 84 88 56 SSE 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.01 -
20:40 84 88 57 South 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.02 -
20:50 84 88 57 SSE 5.8 6.7 9 2.30 exactly 2.3 - - - 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.02 -
21:10 84 88 57 South 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.02 -
21:20 84 88 56 South 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.03 -
21:30 84 88 56 South 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.03 -
21:40 84 88 57 SSE 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.03 -
21:50 84 88 57 SSE 7.8 8.9 8 2.30 exactly 2.3 - - - 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.04 -
22:10 84 87 58 South 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.04 -
22:20 84 87 58 South 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.04 -
22:30 84 86 59 South 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.04 -
22:40 84 86 58 South 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.04 -
22:50 84 86 58 South 7.8 8.9 8 2.30 exactly 2.3 - - - 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.03 -
23:10 83 86 61 South 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 30.03 -
23:20 84 86 59 SSW 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 30.04 -
23:30 84 86 58 SSW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.04 -
23:40 84 86 57 SSW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.03 -
23:50 84 86 56 SSW 7.8 8.9 9 1.97 exactly 2.0 - - - 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.03 -
00:10 84 86 56 SW 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 30.03 -
00:20 84 86 57 SW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.03 -
00:30 84 86 59 SW 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 30.02 -
00:40 84 86 57 SW 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 30.02 -
00:50 84 86 57 SW 9.7 11.2 9 2.30 exactly 2.3 - - - 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.02 -
01:10 84 86 56 SW 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 30.02 -
01:20 84 86 56 SW 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 30.02 -
01:30 84 86 56 SW 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 30.01 -
01:40 84 86 56 SW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.01 -
01:50 84 86 56 SW 9.7 11.2 8 2.30 exactly 2.3 - - - 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.01 -
02:10 84 86 56 WSW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.01 -
02:20 84 86 59 SW 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 30.01 -
02:30 84 86 58 SW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.02 -
02:40 84 86 60 SW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.02 -
02:50 84 86 61 SW 9.7 11.2 9 2.30 exactly 2.3 - - - 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.01 -
03:10 84 86 60 SW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.01 -
03:20 84 86 60 WSW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.01 -
03:30 84 86 58 SW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.01 -
03:40 84 86 57 SW 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.01 -
03:50 84 86 55 WSW 7.8 8.9 9 2.30 exactly 2.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.01 -
04:10 85 86 54 WSW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.01 -
04:20 85 86 55 SW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.00 -
04:30 84 86 60 SW 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.00 -
04:40 84 86 59 SW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.00 -
04:50 84 86 61 SW 5.8 6.7 8 2.30 exactly 2.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.00 -
05:10 84 86 62 SW 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.00 -
05:20 84 86 60 SW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.00 -
05:30 84 86 60 SW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.00 -
05:40 84 85 60 SSW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.01 -
05:50 84 85 59 SW 7.8 8.9 8 2.30 exactly 2.3 - - - 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.01 -
06:10 85 85 53 SW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.01 -
06:20 85 85 55 SW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.01 -
06:30 85 85 56 SSW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.01 -
06:40 85 85 57 SSW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.01 -
06:50 85 85 57 SSW 7.8 8.9 8 2.30 exactly 2.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.01 -
07:10 85 85 58 SSW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.01 -
07:20 84 85 61 SSW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.01 -
07:30 84 85 61 SSW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.01 -
07:40 84 85 61 SSW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.00 -
07:50 84 85 62 SSW 9.7 11.2 9 2.30 exactly 2.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.00 -

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 79 ft 2.33 ft 9.1 sec 6.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 79 ft 2.26 ft 9.1 sec 6.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 79 ft 2.33 ft 8.3 sec 6.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 79 ft 2.20 ft 8.3 sec 7.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 79 ft 2.13 ft 9.1 sec 6.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 79 ft 2.40 ft 9.1 sec 6.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 79 ft 2.46 ft 8.3 sec 5.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 79 ft 2.43 ft 9.1 sec 5.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 79 ft 2.40 ft 9.1 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 79 ft 2.26 ft 8.3 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 79 ft 2.30 ft 7.7 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 79 ft 2.40 ft 8.3 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 79 ft 2.17 ft 9.1 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec