Frying Pan Shoals, NC (41013)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 55° F
Humidity: 49
Wind direction (W Dir): NE (45 - 54 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 19.4 kts (22.4 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 25.3 kts (29.1 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 7 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 6.56 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 6.6 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 7 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 6.56 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 5.74 - 7.38 ft
Wave Swell Period (WSP): 10 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 3.28 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 2.46 - 4.10 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.46 in

Updated: 8:50 AM EDT on March 23, 2017

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 79 ft
Wave Height: 6.43 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 6.7 sec
Average Wave Period: 5.0 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 9:00 AM EDT on March 23, 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 59 65 53 NE 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 30.22 -
20:20 59 64 52 NE 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 30.23 -
20:40 59 64 55 NE 23.3 26.8 - - - - - - 30.24 -
20:50 58 64 57 NE 23.3 26.8 7 6.23 exactly 6.2 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.25 -
21:00 58 64 55 ENE 25.3 29.1 - - - - - -
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21:10 58 64 53 NE 25.3 29.1 - - - - - - 30.27 -
21:20 58 64 49 NE 25.3 29.1 - - - - - - 30.28 -
21:30 58 64 48 NE 25.3 29.1 - - - - - - 30.28 -
21:40 58 64 48 NE 25.3 29.1 - - - - - - 30.29 -
21:50 57 64 48 NE 25.3 29.1 7 7.55 exactly 7.5 7 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.30 -
22:10 57 63 45 NE 25.3 29.1 - - - - - - 30.31 -
22:20 57 63 43 NE 25.3 29.1 - - - - - - 30.32 -
22:30 57 63 39 NE 25.3 29.1 - - - - - - 30.32 -
22:40 57 63 41 NE 23.3 26.8 - - - - - - 30.32 -
22:50 57 63 43 NNE 23.3 26.8 7 7.87 exactly 7.9 7 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.32 -
23:00 57 63 43 NE 23.3 26.8 - - - - - - 30.32 +0.11
23:10 57 63 44 NE 25.3 29.1 - - - - - - 30.33 -
23:20 56 63 48 NE 25.3 29.1 - - - - - - 30.34 -
23:30 56 63 44 NE 23.3 26.8 - - - - - - 30.34 -
23:40 56 63 47 NE 25.3 29.1 - - - - - - 30.34 -
23:50 56 63 44 NE 23.3 26.8 7 7.87 exactly 7.9 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.35 -
00:10 56 63 46 NE 23.3 26.8 - - - - - - 30.35 -
00:20 56 63 45 NE 25.3 29.1 - - - - - - 30.35 -
00:30 56 63 44 NE 25.3 29.1 - - - - - - 30.35 -
00:40 56 63 46 NE 25.3 29.1 - - - - - - 30.35 -
00:50 56 63 43 NE 25.3 29.1 6 7.87 exactly 7.9 6 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.36 -
01:10 56 63 43 NE 25.3 29.1 - - - - - - 30.37 -
01:20 55 63 44 NE 23.3 26.8 - - - - - - 30.37 -
01:30 55 63 44 NE 25.3 29.1 - - - - - - 30.37 -
01:40 55 64 44 NE 23.3 26.8 - - - - - - 30.37 -
01:50 55 64 43 NE 23.3 26.8 6 7.87 exactly 7.9 6 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.38 -
02:10 55 64 43 NE 23.3 26.8 - - - - - - 30.38 -
02:20 55 64 43 NE 23.3 26.8 - - - - - - 30.38 -
02:30 55 64 40 NE 23.3 26.8 - - - - - - 30.38 -
02:40 55 64 39 NNE 23.3 26.8 - - - - - - 30.38 -
02:50 55 64 36 NNE 21.4 24.6 8 7.55 exactly 7.5 8 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.38 -
03:00 55 64 37 NE 23.3 26.8 - - - - - - 30.37 +0.03
03:10 55 64 38 NE 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 30.37 -
03:20 55 64 33 NE 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 30.38 -
03:30 55 64 33 NE 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 30.38 -
03:40 55 64 33 NE 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 30.37 -
03:50 55 64 35 NE 21.4 24.6 7 7.22 exactly 7.2 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 - - - 30.37 -
04:10 55 64 33 NE 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 30.38 -
04:20 54 64 33 ENE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.38 -
04:30 54 64 36 NE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.38 -
04:40 54 64 37 NE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.38 -
04:50 54 64 39 NE 19.4 22.4 8 7.55 exactly 7.5 8 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.38 -
05:10 54 65 45 NE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.38 -
05:20 54 65 47 ENE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.39 -
05:30 54 65 47 NE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.40 -
05:40 54 65 46 NE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.40 -
06:10 54 65 47 NE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.41 -
06:20 54 65 49 NE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.41 -
06:30 54 65 49 NE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.42 -
06:40 54 65 47 NE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.43 -
07:00 54 65 48 NE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.43 +0.05
07:10 54 65 48 NE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.43 -
07:20 54 65 50 NE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.43 -
07:30 54 64 48 NE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.43 -
07:50 54 64 50 NE 19.4 22.4 7 6.56 exactly 6.6 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.44 -
08:10 55 64 46 NE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.45 -
08:30 55 64 47 ENE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - -
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08:40 55 64 48 NE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.46 -
08:50 55 64 49 NE 19.4 22.4 7 6.56 exactly 6.6 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.46 -

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 79 ft 6.63 ft 5.6 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 79 ft 7.64 ft 6.7 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 79 ft 7.78 ft 7.1 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 79 ft 7.74 ft 6.3 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 79 ft 7.81 ft 5.6 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 79 ft 7.32 ft 6.7 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 79 ft 7.55 ft 7.7 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 79 ft 6.86 ft 6.7 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 79 ft 6.46 ft 6.7 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 79 ft 6.43 ft 6.7 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec