Frying Pan Shoals, NC (41013)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 80° F
Humidity: 91
Wind direction (W Dir): WSW (245 - 254 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 13.6 kts (15.7 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 17.5 kts (20.1 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 6 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 4.59 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 4.6 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 6 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 3.28 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 2.46 - 4.10 ft
Wave Swell Period (WSP): 7 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 3.28 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 2.46 - 4.10 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.04 in

Updated: 1:50 AM EDT on June 25, 2017

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 79 ft
Wave Height: 4.59 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 6.3 sec
Average Wave Period: 5.1 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 2:00 AM EDT on June 25, 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)
20:20 81 81 89 SSW 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 29.99 -
20:30 81 81 88 SSW 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 29.99 -
20:40 81 81 89 SSW 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 29.99 -
20:50 81 81 90 SSW 19.4 22.4 5 4.92 exactly 4.9 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.99 -
21:10 81 81 90 SSW 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 29.99 -
21:20 81 81 90 SSW 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.99 -
21:30 81 81 90 SSW 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.00 -
21:40 81 81 90 SSW 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.01 -
21:50 81
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SSW 19.4 22.4 6 4.59 exactly 4.6 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.01 -
22:10 82 81 86 SSW 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.01 -
22:20 82 81 85 SSW 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.02 -
22:30 82 81 85 SSW 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.02 -
22:40 82 81 85 SSW 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.02 -
22:50 82 81 86 SSW 19.4 22.4 6 4.92 exactly 4.9 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.02 -
23:10 82 81 86 SSW 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.03 -
23:20 82 81 86 SSW 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.03 -
23:30 82 81 85 SSW 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.04 -
23:40 82 81 85 SW 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.04 -
23:50 82 81 86 SW 15.6 17.9 6 4.59 exactly 4.6 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.05 -
00:10 82
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87 SW 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.05 -
00:20 82 81 87 SW 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.05 -
00:30 82 81 87 SW 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.05 -
00:40 81 81 91 SW 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.05 -
01:10 81 80 90 WSW 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.05 -
01:20 81 80 90 WSW 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.05 -
01:30 80 80 92 WSW 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.05 -
01:40 80 80 92 WSW 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.04 -
01:50 80 80 91 WSW 13.6 15.7 6 4.59 exactly 4.6 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.04 -

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 79 ft 5.18 ft 5.9 sec 4.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 79 ft 4.99 ft 5.3 sec 4.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 79 ft 4.92 ft 5.9 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 79 ft 4.69 ft 6.3 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 79 ft 4.59 ft 6.3 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec