Diamond Shoals, NC (41025)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 72° F
Humidity: 56
Wind direction (W Dir): WSW (235 - 244 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 17.5 kts (20.1 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 19.4 kts (22.4 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 10 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 4.59 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 4.6 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 4 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 3.28 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 2.46 - 4.10 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): 30.00 in

Updated: 10:50 AM EDT on March 28, 2017

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 223 ft
Wave Height: 4.72 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 10.0 sec
Average Wave Period: 5.5 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 11:00 AM EDT on March 28, 2017

General Information

Location: 35.006 North -75.402 West
Buoy Type: 3-meter discus buoy
Buoy Hull: 3DV09
Payload: ARES payload
Owned by: NDBC
Windspeed: Measured by obtained from anemometer
Sea Surface: Measured by Intake
Note: This buoy is located in the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary. 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)
20:50 71 75 47 SSW 11.7 13.4 9 3.94 exactly 3.9 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.06 -
21:50 71 75 47 SSW 13.6 15.7 9 4.27 exactly 4.3 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.06 +0.01
22:50 72 74 50 SSW 13.6 15.7 9 4.27 exactly 4.3 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.05 -
00:50 72 74 53 South 17.5 20.1 9 4.92 exactly 4.9 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.02 -0.04
01:50 71 74 57 South 17.5 20.1 10 4.59 exactly 4.6 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.01 -0.04
02:50 71 74 59 South 17.5 20.1 8 4.59 exactly 4.6 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.00 -0.04
03:50 71 74 56 SW 17.5 20.1 10 5.25 exactly 5.2 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 10 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.99 -0.04
04:50 71 74 56 SW 15.6 17.9 9 5.25 exactly 5.2 3 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.98 -0.03
05:50 71 73 56 SW 17.5 20.1 8 4.92 exactly 4.9 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.99 -0.01
06:50 71 74 57 WSW 15.6 17.9 10 4.92 exactly 4.9 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.00 +0.01
07:50 71 74 58 WSW 17.5 20.1 10 5.25 exactly 5.2 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 10 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.00 +0.02
08:50 72 75 55 SW 15.6 17.9 10 4.59 exactly 4.6 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.00 +0.02
09:50 72 74 55 WSW 15.6 17.9 9 4.92 exactly 4.9 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.01 +0.01
10:50 72 74 56 WSW 17.5 20.1 10 4.59 exactly 4.6 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.00 -

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
21:00 223 ft 4.07 ft 9.1 sec 6.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 223 ft 4.17 ft 9.1 sec 6.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 223 ft 4.40 ft 9.1 sec 5.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 223 ft 4.27 ft 9.1 sec 5.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 223 ft 4.92 ft 9.1 sec 5.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 223 ft 4.56 ft 10.0 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 223 ft 5.35 ft 10.0 sec 5.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 223 ft 5.12 ft 9.1 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 223 ft 5.09 ft 8.3 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 223 ft 4.95 ft 10.0 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 223 ft 5.31 ft 10.0 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 223 ft 4.72 ft 10.0 sec 5.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
11:00 223 ft 4.72 ft 10.0 sec 5.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec