DELAWARE BAY NM Southeast of Cape May, NJ (44009)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 63° F
Humidity: 100
Wind direction (W Dir): South (175 - 184 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 1.9 kts (2.2 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 1.9 kts (2.2 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 6 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 2.95 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 3.0 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): 6 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 3.28 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 2.46 - 4.10 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 29.97 in

Updated: 6:50 PM EDT on May 22, 2017

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 141 ft
Wave Height: 3.08 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 5.9 sec
Average Wave Period: 4.8 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 6:00 PM EDT on May 22, 2017

General Information

Location: 38.461 North -74.703 West
Buoy Type: 3-meter discus buoy
Buoy Hull: 3DV10
Payload: AMPS payload
Owned by: NDBC
Windspeed: Measured by obtained from anemometer
Sea Surface: Measured by Intake
Note: Right whales are active off Delaware Bay from November to April.  Speed restrictions of 10 knots apply to vessels 65 feet or greater in specific areas 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 58 57 85 ENE 9.7 11.2 8 4.59 exactly 4.6 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.25 -0.01
22:50 58 57 87 East 11.7 13.4 6 4.27 exactly 4.3 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.24 -0.02
23:50 58 57 89 East 9.7 11.2 7 3.94 exactly 3.9 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.22 -0.04
00:50 58 57 91 East 9.7 11.2 7 4.27 exactly 4.3 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.19 -0.06
01:50 58 57 93 East 13.6 15.7 6 4.59 exactly 4.6 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 - - - 30.15 -0.09
02:50 58 57 94 ESE 13.6 15.7 7 3.94 exactly 3.9 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 12 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.14 -0.08
03:50 59 57 90 ESE 11.7 13.4 6 4.59 exactly 4.6 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.13 -0.07
05:50 59 57 94 ESE 13.6 15.7 6 3.94 exactly 3.9 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 13 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.12 -0.02
06:50 59 57 97 ESE 11.7 13.4 7 3.61 exactly 3.6 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.12 -0.01
07:50 59 57 97 SE 11.7 13.4 7 3.94 exactly 3.9 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.12 -
08:50 60 57 93 SE 11.7 13.4 7 3.94 exactly 3.9 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.12 -
09:50 60 57 93 SE 11.7 13.4 6 3.61 exactly 3.6 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.10 -0.02
10:50 62 57 86 SE 13.6 15.7 6 3.61 exactly 3.6 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.08 -0.04
12:50 62 57 88 SSE 11.7 13.4 7 3.61 exactly 3.6 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.04 -0.06
13:50 62 57 89 SSE 13.6 15.7 8 3.61 exactly 3.6 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.02 -0.06
14:50 62 58 94 SSE 9.7 11.2 6 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.00 -0.06
15:50 61 58 97 South 9.7 11.2 6 3.28 exactly 3.3 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.98 -0.06
16:50 62 58 97 SW 5.8 6.7 7 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.97 -0.04
17:50 61 58 100 WSW 5.8 6.7 6 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.97 -0.03
18:50 63 58 100 South 1.9 2.2 6 2.95 exactly 3.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.97 -

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
00:00 141 ft 4.00 ft 6.7 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 141 ft 4.40 ft 6.7 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 141 ft 4.69 ft 6.3 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 141 ft 4.46 ft 6.3 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 141 ft 4.27 ft 7.1 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 141 ft 4.10 ft 6.3 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 141 ft 3.71 ft 6.7 sec 5.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 141 ft 3.87 ft 6.7 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
10:00 141 ft 3.64 ft 6.3 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
12:00 141 ft 3.77 ft 6.3 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
13:00 141 ft 3.54 ft 7.1 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
14:00 141 ft 3.54 ft 8.3 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
16:00 141 ft 3.41 ft 5.6 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
17:00 141 ft 3.15 ft 6.7 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
18:00 141 ft 3.08 ft 5.9 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec