Frying Pan Shoals, NC (41013)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 67° F
Humidity: 62
Wind direction (W Dir): North (5 - 14 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 7.8 kts (8.9 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 11.7 kts (13.4 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 9 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 4.27 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 4.3 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 4 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): 3.28 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 2.46 - 4.10 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.01 in

Updated: 6:50 PM EST on November 22, 2017

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 79 ft
Wave Height: 4.10 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 8.3 sec
Average Wave Period: 6.5 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 6:00 PM EST on November 22, 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 74
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58 SE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.01 -
20:20 73 72 60 SE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.01 -
20:30 73 72 60 SE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.01 -
20:40 73 72 60 SE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.01 -
20:50 73 72 60 SE 15.6 17.9 6 4.59 exactly 4.6 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 - - - 30.01 -
21:10 74 72 59 SE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.00 -
21:20 74 72 59 SE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.00 -
21:30 74 72 60 SE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.00 -
21:40 74 72 61 ESE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 29.99 -
21:50 74 72 60 ESE 11.7 13.4 6 4.59 exactly 4.6 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.99 -
22:00 73 72 64 ESE 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 29.99 -0.06
22:20 73 72 67 ESE 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 29.98 -
22:30 72 72 70 East 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 29.98 -
22:40 71 72 74 East 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 29.96 -
22:50 70 72 79 East 9.7 11.2 7 4.27 exactly 4.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.96 -
23:10 69 72 82 South 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.97 -
23:20 67 72 79 West 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 29.97 -
23:40 66 72 83 West 3.9 4.5 - - - - - - 29.97 -
23:50 66 72 85 NNW 1.9 2.2 7 4.59 exactly 4.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.95 -
00:10 65 72 89 NNE 3.9 4.5 - - - - - - 29.95 -
00:20 65 72 89 NNE 3.9 4.5 - - - - - - 29.95 -
00:30 65 72 90 NNW 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 29.94 -
00:40 65 72 87 NW 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 29.95 -
01:10 65 72 89 NNW 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 29.91 -
01:20 65 72 85 NW 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 29.93 -
01:30 65 72 89 NW 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 29.91 -
01:50 66 72 88 NNW 11.7 13.4 7 4.27 exactly 4.3 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.93 -
02:00 66 72 90 North 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 29.92 -0.05
02:10 66 72 90 North 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.92 -
02:40 65 72 87 NE 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 29.92 -
02:50 65 72 87 NE 9.7 11.2 7 4.59 exactly 4.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.91 -
03:00 65 72 87 NE 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.91 -0.04
03:10 66 72 84 ENE 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 29.91 -
03:20 66 72 84 ENE 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 29.90 -
03:30 66 72 82 ENE 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 29.91 -
03:40 66 72 82 ENE 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 29.90 -
03:50 66 72 85 NE 9.7 11.2 7 4.59 exactly 4.6 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.89 -
04:10 66 72 83 NE 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.89 -
04:20 66 72 80 NNE 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 29.89 -
04:40 66 72 78 North 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.90 -
04:50 67 72 77 North 7.8 8.9 7 5.25 exactly 5.2 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.89 -
05:10 67 72 74 North 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 29.91 -
05:20 67 72 73 NNW 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 29.91 -
05:40 67 72 75 NNW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.91 -
06:10 66 72 82 NW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.90 -
06:20 66 72 84 WNW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.91 -
06:50 65 73 86 NW 9.7 11.2 7 4.59 exactly 4.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.92 -
07:10 65 73 80 NNW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.92 -
07:20 66 73 76 NW 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 29.93 -
07:30 66 73 77 NW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.93 -
07:50 66 73 79 WNW 9.7 11.2 7 4.59 exactly 4.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.94 -
08:10 66 73 80 NW 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 29.94 -
08:20 66 73 80 NW 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 29.94 -
08:30 65 73 82 NW 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 29.95 -
08:40 65 73 84 NW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.95 -
08:50 65 73 84 NW 9.7 11.2 8 4.92 exactly 4.9 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.95 -
09:20 64 73 87 NW 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 29.97 -
09:30 64 73 87 NW 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 29.97 -
09:40 64 73 87 NW 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 29.97 -
09:50 64 73 87 WNW 7.8 8.9 8 4.27 exactly 4.3 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.97 -
10:00 64 73 87 WNW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.97 +0.05
10:20 64 73 88 WNW 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 29.98 -
10:30 65 73 85 WNW 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 29.98 -
10:40 65 73 86 NW 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 29.98 -
10:50 65 73 84 NW 15.6 17.9 8 4.59 exactly 4.6 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.97 -
11:10 64 73 85 NW 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 29.98 -
11:30 63 73 85 NNW 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 29.97 -
11:40 64 73 83 NNW 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 29.96 -
11:50 63 73 85 NNW 15.6 17.9 8 4.27 exactly 4.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.96 -
12:00 63 73 85 NNW 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 29.95 -
12:10 63 73 85 NNW 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 29.95 -
12:20 63 73 85 NNW 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 29.94 -
12:50 64 73 81 NNW 13.6 15.7 8 3.94 exactly 3.9 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.94 -
13:00 64 73 81 NNW 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 29.94 -0.03
13:20 64 73 80 NNW 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 29.94 -
13:30 64 73 79 NNW 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 29.93 -
13:50 64 73 78 North 9.7 11.2 8 4.59 exactly 4.6 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.93 -
14:00 64 73 79 NNW 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 29.94 -0.04
14:10 64 73 79 NNW 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 29.94 -
14:20 65 73 76 NNW 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 29.94 -
14:30 65 73 76 NNW 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 29.93 -
14:40 65 73 76 NNW 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 29.94 -
14:50 65 73 77 NNW 9.7 11.2 9 4.59 exactly 4.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.94 -
15:10 65 73 76 NNW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.94 -
15:20 65 73 75 NNW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.94 -
15:30 65 73 75 North 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 29.94 -
15:40 65 73 74 North 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 29.95 -
15:50 65 73 74 North 5.8 6.7 9 4.92 exactly 4.9 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.96 -
16:00 66 73 70 North 3.9 4.5 - - - - - - 29.96 +0.02
16:10 66 72 69 North 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 29.96 -
16:20 66 73 70 North 3.9 4.5 - - - - - - 29.97 -
16:30 66 73 71 North 3.9 4.5 - - - - - - 29.97 -
16:40 66 73 70 NNE 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 29.97 -
16:50 66 73 70 NNE 3.9 4.5 9 4.27 exactly 4.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.98 -
17:10 66 73 67 NE 3.9 4.5 - - - - - - 29.98 -
17:40 67 73 60 NE 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 29.99 -
17:50 67 73 60 NNE 5.8 6.7 8 4.27 exactly 4.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.99 -
18:20 67 73 61 NNE 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.00 -
18:30 67 73 60 North 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.00 -
18:40 67 73 61 NNE 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.01 -
18:50 67 73 62 North 7.8 8.9 9 4.27 exactly 4.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.01 -

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 79 ft 4.63 ft 6.7 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 79 ft 4.56 ft 6.3 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 79 ft 4.36 ft 6.7 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 79 ft 4.53 ft 6.7 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 79 ft 4.23 ft 6.7 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 79 ft 4.69 ft 7.1 sec 5.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 79 ft 5.12 ft 7.1 sec 5.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 79 ft 4.66 ft 7.1 sec 5.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 79 ft 4.43 ft 7.1 sec 5.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 79 ft 4.63 ft 7.1 sec 6.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 79 ft 4.76 ft 7.7 sec 6.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
11:00 79 ft 4.63 ft 7.7 sec 6.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
15:00 79 ft 4.69 ft 9.1 sec 5.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
17:00 79 ft 4.33 ft 9.1 sec 6.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
18:00 79 ft 4.10 ft 8.3 sec 6.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec