Cape Henry, VA (44099)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: ° F
Wind direction (W Dir): ()
Wind Speed (W Spd): kts ( )
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 5 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 4.27 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 4.3 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 5 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 4.92 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 4.10 - 5.74 ft

Updated: 8:00 PM EST on November 19, 2017

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 59 ft
Wave Height: 4.17 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 4.4 sec
Average Wave Period: 4.1 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.7 sec
Wave Record: 1600 sec

Updated: 7:00 PM EST on November 19, 2017

General Information

Location: 36.915 -75.72
Buoy Type: Waverider Buoy
Owned by: SCRIPPS
Windspeed: Measured by obtained from anemometer
Sea Surface: Measured by Intake
Note: Right whales are active off VA 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 Pressure
  Air
(°F)
Water
(°F)
  Dir Speed
(kts)
Speed
(mph)
Period
(sec)
Height
(ft)
Range
(ft)
Period
(sec)
Height
(ft)
Range
(ft)
Atmo.
(in)
Tend.
(in)
20:30 59
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- 5 4.59 exactly 4.6 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74
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21:30 58
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- 5 3.94 exactly 3.9 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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22:00 58
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- 5 3.94 exactly 3.9 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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22:30 58
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- 5 3.94 exactly 3.9 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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23:30 58
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- 5 3.94 exactly 3.9 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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00:30 58
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- 6 3.94 exactly 3.9 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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01:00 58
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- 5 4.27 exactly 4.3 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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03:30 58
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- 6 4.92 exactly 4.9 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74
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05:30 59
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- 6 5.25 exactly 5.2 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74
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06:30 59
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- 6 5.25 exactly 5.2 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74
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07:30 59
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- 6 4.92 exactly 4.9 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74
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08:30 59
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- 6 4.92 exactly 4.9 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74
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09:30 60
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- 4 4.59 exactly 4.6 4 4.92 4.10 - 5.74
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11:30 60
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- 4 3.94 exactly 3.9 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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13:30 60
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- 4 3.61 exactly 3.6 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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14:30 60
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- 4 3.61 exactly 3.6 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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15:30 60
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- 4 3.61 exactly 3.6 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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16:30 60
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- 5 3.61 exactly 3.6 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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17:30 60
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- 5 3.61 exactly 3.6 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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18:30 60
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- 4 3.61 exactly 3.6 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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19:30 60
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- 4 4.27 exactly 4.3 4 4.92 4.10 - 5.74
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20:00 60
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- 5 4.27 exactly 4.3 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74
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Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 59 ft 4.43 ft 5.0 sec 4.3 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
21:00 59 ft 4.20 ft 5.0 sec 4.2 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
23:00 59 ft 3.61 ft 5.0 sec 4.1 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
00:00 59 ft 3.97 ft 4.8 sec 4.2 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
02:00 59 ft 4.69 ft 5.6 sec 4.4 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
03:00 59 ft 4.82 ft 5.6 sec 4.4 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
04:00 59 ft 5.25 ft 5.9 sec 4.4 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
05:00 59 ft 5.35 ft 5.9 sec 4.5 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
06:00 59 ft 5.28 ft 5.9 sec 4.5 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
07:00 59 ft 4.86 ft 5.9 sec 4.6 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
09:00 59 ft 4.95 ft 5.6 sec 4.3 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
10:00 59 ft 4.82 ft 4.4 sec 4.2 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
11:00 59 ft 3.94 ft 4.2 sec 4.0 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
12:00 59 ft 4.40 ft 4.6 sec 4.0 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
13:00 59 ft 3.64 ft 4.4 sec 4.0 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
14:00 59 ft 3.71 ft 3.9 sec 3.8 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
15:00 59 ft 3.74 ft 3.9 sec 4.0 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
16:00 59 ft 3.71 ft 5.0 sec 4.1 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
17:00 59 ft 3.51 ft 4.6 sec 4.0 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
18:00 59 ft 3.38 ft 4.0 sec 3.8 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
19:00 59 ft 4.17 ft 4.4 sec 4.1 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec