Duck FRF, NC (44056)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: ° F
Wind direction (W Dir): ()
Wind Speed (W Spd): kts ( )
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 12 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 2.62 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 2.6 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 6 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 1.64 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 0.82 - 2.46 ft
Wave Swell Period (WSP): 12 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 1.64 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 0.82 - 2.46 ft

Updated: 1:00 AM EST on November 18, 2017

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 56 ft
Wave Height: 2.69 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 11.8 sec
Average Wave Period: 5.8 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.7 sec
Wave Record: 1600 sec

Updated: 1:00 AM EST on November 18, 2017

General Information

Location: 36.2 -75.714
Buoy Type: Waverider Buoy
Owned by: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
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)
22:30 59
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- 13 3.28 exactly 3.3 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 13 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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23:30 59
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- 13 2.95 exactly 3.0 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 13 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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00:00 58
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- 11 2.95 exactly 3.0 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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00:30 58
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- 13 2.62 exactly 2.6 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 13 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 56 ft 3.12 ft 12.5 sec 5.5 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
21:00 56 ft 3.05 ft 12.5 sec 5.5 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
22:00 56 ft 3.12 ft 12.5 sec 5.8 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
23:00 56 ft 3.05 ft 12.5 sec 5.9 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
01:00 56 ft 2.69 ft 11.8 sec 5.8 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec