Frying Pan Shoals, NC (41013)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 85° F
Humidity: 78
Wind direction (W Dir): South (175 - 184 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 7.8 kts (8.9 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 9.7 kts (11.2 mph)
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.09 in

Updated: 9:40 PM EDT on July 16, 2019

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 79 ft
Wave Height: 1.21 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 7.7 sec
Average Wave Period: 5.5 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 9:00 PM EDT on July 16, 2019

General Information

Location: 33.436 -77.743
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)
20:40 85 85 75 WSW 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.05 -
20:50 85 85 74 WSW 5.8 6.7 9 1.31 exactly 1.3 - - - 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.05 -
21:00 85 85 73 WSW 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.05 +0.02
21:40 84 85 80 SW 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.06 -
21:50 84 85 81 SW 5.8 6.7 8 1.31 exactly 1.3 - - - 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.06 -
22:00 84 85 81 SW 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.07 +0.04
22:10 84 85 81 SW 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.07 -
22:20 84 85 82 SW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.08 -
22:30 84 85 82 SW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.08 -
22:50 84 84 83 SW 5.8 6.7 8 1.31 exactly 1.3 - - - 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.08 -
23:10 84 85 82 SW 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.09 -
23:20 84 85 82 SW 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.09 -
23:30 84 85 82 SW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.09 -
23:40 84 85 83 SW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.09 -
00:20 84 85 82 SW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.09 -
00:30 84 85 82 SW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.09 -
00:40 84 85 82 SW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.09 -
01:00 84 85 82 SW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.09 +0.02
01:10 84 85 83 SW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.08 -
01:30 84 85 83 WSW 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.09 -
01:50 84 85 83 WSW 5.8 6.7 10 1.64 exactly 1.6 - - - 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.08 -
02:00 84 85 83 SW 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.08 -0.01
02:10 84 85 83 SW 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.08 -
02:20 84 85 83 WSW 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.07 -
03:10 83 85 87 SW 3.9 4.5 - - - - - - 30.06 -
03:20 83 85 88 SW 3.9 4.5 - - - - - - 30.06 -
03:30 83 85 88 SW 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.06 -
03:40 83 85 88 SW 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.06 -
04:10 83 84 88 SW 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.06 -
04:30 83 84 88 SW 3.9 4.5 - - - - - - 30.06 -
04:40 83 84 89 SW 3.9 4.5 - - - - - - 30.06 -
04:50 83 84 89 SW 3.9 4.5 9 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.06 -
05:10 83 84 89 SSW 3.9 4.5 - - - - - - 30.06 -
05:20 83 84 89 SSW 3.9 4.5 - - - - - - 30.07 -
05:30 83 84 89 South 3.9 4.5 - - - - - - 30.07 -
05:40 83 84 89 South 3.9 4.5 - - - - - - 30.07 -
05:50 83 84 90 South 3.9 4.5 11 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.08 -
06:10 83 84 90 South 3.9 4.5 - - - - - - 30.08 -
06:20 83 84 89 South 3.9 4.5 - - - - - - 30.09 -
06:30 83 84 89 South 3.9 4.5 - - - - - - 30.09 -
06:50 83 84 87 South 3.9 4.5 10 1.64 exactly 1.6 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.09 -
07:20 83 84 86 SSW 3.9 4.5 - - - - - - 30.10 -
07:30 84 84 83 South 3.9 4.5 - - - - - - 30.11 -
07:40 84 84 82 South 3.9 4.5 - - - - - - 30.11 -
07:50 84 84 81 South 3.9 4.5 8 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.12 -
08:00 84 84 81 South 3.9 4.5 - - - - - - 30.12 +0.05
08:10 84 84 81 SSW 3.9 4.5 - - - - - - 30.12 -
08:20 84 84 80 SSW 3.9 4.5 - - - - - - 30.12 -
08:30 84 84 81 SSW 3.9 4.5 - - - - - - 30.12 -
08:40 84 84 81 SSW 3.9 4.5 - - - - - - 30.12 -
08:50 84 84 81 SW 3.9 4.5 8 1.64 exactly 1.6 - - - 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.12 -
09:00 84 84 82 SW 3.9 4.5 - - - - - - 30.12 +0.04
09:10 84 84 81 SW 3.9 4.5 - - - - - - 30.12 -
09:20 84 84 82 SSW 3.9 4.5 - - - - - - 30.12 -
09:30 84 84 81 SSW 3.9 4.5 - - - - - - 30.12 -
10:10 84 85 80 SW 3.9 4.5 - - - - - - 30.12 -
10:20 84 85 80 SW 3.9 4.5 - - - - - - 30.12 -
10:40 84 85 80 SW 3.9 4.5 - - - - - - 30.13 -
11:00 84 85 80 SSW 3.9 4.5 - - - - - - 30.13 +0.01
11:10 84 85 80 SSW 3.9 4.5 - - - - - - 30.13 -
11:20 84 85 80 SSW 3.9 4.5 - - - - - - 30.13 -
11:30 84 85 80 SSW 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.13 -
11:40 84 85 79 SSW 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.13 -
12:00 84 85 80 SSW 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.13 +0.01
12:10 84 85 80 SSW 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.14 -
12:20 84 85 79 SSW 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.13 -
12:30 84 85 80 SSW 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.13 -
12:50 84 85 79 SSW 5.8 6.7 7 1.31 exactly 1.3 - - - 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.13 -
13:10 85 85 77 SSW 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.13 -
13:20 84 85 80 South 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.13 -
13:30 84 85 81 SSW 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.13 -
13:40 84 85 81 SSW 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.13 -
13:50 84 85 80 SSW 5.8 6.7 9 1.31 exactly 1.3 - - - 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.12 -
14:10 85 85 77 SSW 3.9 4.5 - - - - - - 30.12 -
14:20 85 85 77 South 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.12 -
14:40 85 85 76 South 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.12 -
14:50 85 86 77 South 5.8 6.7 11 1.64 exactly 1.6 - - - 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.11 -
15:00 85 86 76 South 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.11 -0.03
15:10 85 86 76 South 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.11 -
15:30 85 86 75 South 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.10 -
15:40 85 86 74 South 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.09 -
15:50 85 86 75 South 5.8 6.7 7 1.64 exactly 1.6 - - - 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.09 -
16:10 85 86 77 South 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.08 -
16:20 85 86 78 South 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.08 -
16:30 85 86 77 South 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.09 -
16:40 85 86 77 South 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.09 -
17:10 85 86 75 South 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.08 -
17:20 85 86 75 South 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.08 -
17:30 85 86 73 South 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.08 -
17:40 85 86 72 South 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.08 -
17:50 85 86 73 SSW 5.8 6.7 10 1.31 exactly 1.3 - - - 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.09 -
18:00 85 86 74 South 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.09 -0.02
18:10 85 86 75 SSW 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.08 -
18:30 85 86 77 SSW 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.08 -
18:50 85 86 77 South 5.8 6.7 8 1.31 exactly 1.3 - - - 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.08 -
19:00 85 86 77 South 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.07 -0.02
19:30 85 86 79 South 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.08 -
19:40 85 86 78 South 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.08 -
19:50 85 86 76 South 7.8 8.9 10 1.31 exactly 1.3 - - - 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.08 -
20:10 85 86 74 South 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.08 -
20:20 85 86 75 South 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.08 -
20:30 85 85 76 South 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.08 -
20:40 85 86 77 South 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.08 -
20:50 85 85 77 South 7.8 8.9 8 1.31 exactly 1.3 - - - 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.08 -
21:10 85 85 76 South 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.08 -
21:20 85 86 77 South 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.08 -
21:30 85 86 77 South 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.08 -
21:40 85 86 78 South 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.09 -

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 79 ft 1.48 ft 4.2 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 79 ft 1.44 ft 7.7 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 79 ft 1.35 ft 9.1 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 79 ft 1.61 ft 7.1 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 79 ft 1.54 ft 9.1 sec 4.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 79 ft 1.57 ft 10.8 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 79 ft 1.61 ft 10.0 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
10:00 79 ft 1.51 ft 4.2 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
13:00 79 ft 1.41 ft 7.1 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
14:00 79 ft 1.41 ft 9.1 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
16:00 79 ft 1.48 ft 6.7 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
17:00 79 ft 1.41 ft 7.7 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
20:00 79 ft 1.31 ft 10.0 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 79 ft 1.21 ft 7.7 sec 5.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec