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): 6 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 2.95 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 3.0 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 6 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 3.28 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 2.46 - 4.10 ft

Updated: 11:30 PM EDT on July 23, 2019

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 59 ft
Wave Height: 2.79 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 6.3 sec
Average Wave Period: 4.3 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.7 sec
Wave Record: 1600 sec

Updated: 11:00 PM EDT on July 23, 2019

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 78
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- 5 3.61 exactly 3.6 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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21:30 78
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- 6 3.94 exactly 3.9 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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22:30 78
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- 5 4.27 exactly 4.3 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74
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23:30 78
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- 6 3.94 exactly 3.9 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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00:30 78
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- 5 3.94 exactly 3.9 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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01:00 77
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- 5 3.94 exactly 3.9 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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03:30 77
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- 5 3.28 exactly 3.3 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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04:00 77
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- 5 3.28 exactly 3.3 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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05:30 76
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- 7 2.95 exactly 3.0 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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06:30 76
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- 6 2.95 exactly 3.0 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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07:30 76
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- 7 2.95 exactly 3.0 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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08:30 76
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- 7 2.95 exactly 3.0 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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09:30 76
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- 6 2.95 exactly 3.0 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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10:30 77
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- 6 2.95 exactly 3.0 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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11:30 76
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- 6 3.28 exactly 3.3 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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14:30 75
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- 6 2.95 exactly 3.0 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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15:30 73
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- 6 2.95 exactly 3.0 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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16:30 72
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- 5 2.62 exactly 2.6 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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17:30 72
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- 6 2.30 exactly 2.3 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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18:30 72
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- 6 2.62 exactly 2.6 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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20:30 71
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- 6 3.94 exactly 3.9 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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21:30 73
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- 6 3.61 exactly 3.6 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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22:30 74
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- 7 2.95 exactly 3.0 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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23:30 74
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- 6 2.95 exactly 3.0 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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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 3.31 ft 5.3 sec 3.9 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
21:00 59 ft 4.00 ft 5.9 sec 4.2 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
22:00 59 ft 4.30 ft 5.0 sec 4.4 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
23:00 59 ft 3.87 ft 5.6 sec 4.4 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
00:00 59 ft 3.94 ft 5.3 sec 4.4 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
02:00 59 ft 3.48 ft 4.8 sec 4.3 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
03:00 59 ft 3.84 ft 5.6 sec 4.4 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
05:00 59 ft 3.05 ft 6.7 sec 4.3 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
06:00 59 ft 3.35 ft 6.3 sec 4.1 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
07:00 59 ft 2.85 ft 6.7 sec 4.1 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
08:00 59 ft 3.05 ft 6.7 sec 4.2 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
09:00 59 ft 2.95 ft 6.3 sec 4.4 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
10:00 59 ft 3.15 ft 6.3 sec 4.5 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
11:00 59 ft 3.22 ft 5.9 sec 4.6 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
12:00 59 ft 3.12 ft 6.3 sec 4.9 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
13:00 59 ft 3.02 ft 5.6 sec 4.9 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
14:00 59 ft 3.22 ft 5.6 sec 5.0 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
15:00 59 ft 2.79 ft 5.6 sec 4.5 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
16:00 59 ft 2.62 ft 4.6 sec 4.1 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
17:00 59 ft 2.33 ft 5.9 sec 3.9 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
18:00 59 ft 2.76 ft 5.6 sec 3.8 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
19:00 59 ft 3.67 ft 5.6 sec 4.0 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
20:00 59 ft 4.07 ft 6.3 sec 4.2 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
21:00 59 ft 3.48 ft 5.9 sec 4.0 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
22:00 59 ft 2.99 ft 6.7 sec 4.2 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
23:00 59 ft 2.79 ft 6.3 sec 4.3 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec