Frying Pan Shoals, NC (41013)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 70° F
Humidity: 84
Wind direction (W Dir): South (175 - 184 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 15.6 kts (17.9 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 19.4 kts (22.4 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 8 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 6.56 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 6.6 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 6 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 4.92 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 4.10 - 5.74 ft
Wave Swell Period (WSP): 8 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 3.28 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 2.46 - 4.10 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 29.82 in

Updated: 7:50 PM EST on December 13, 2019

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 79 ft
Wave Height: 6.63 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 8.3 sec
Average Wave Period: 5.5 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 8:00 PM EST on December 13, 2019

General Information

Location: 33.436 North -77.743 West
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)
20:10 59 71 84 NE 23.3 26.8 - - - - - - 30.40 -
20:50 60
-
86 NE 25.3 29.1 8 8.53 exactly 8.5 8 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 - - - 30.38 -
21:00 60
-
87 NE 25.3 29.1 - - - - - - 30.38 -0.05
21:10 61 71 84 NE 25.3 29.1 - - - - - - 30.37 -
21:20 61 71 83 NE 25.3 29.1 - - - - - - 30.37 -
21:30 61 71 85 NE 23.3 26.8 - - - - - - 30.38 -
21:50 62 71 82 NE 23.3 26.8 8 8.86 exactly 8.9 8 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 12 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.38 -
22:00 62 71 82 NE 23.3 26.8 - - - - - - 30.37 -0.05
22:40 62 71 84 NE 23.3 26.8 - - - - - - 30.35 -
23:10 63 71 84 ENE 23.3 26.8 - - - - - - 30.34 -
23:40 71
-
NE 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 30.32 -
00:30 67 71 59 East 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.29 -
00:50 67 72 55 East 19.4 22.4 8 7.55 exactly 7.5 8 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.28 -
01:10 67 72 56 East 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.28 -
02:20 67 71 59 East 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.25 -
03:00 67 71 55 ESE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.25 -0.06
03:40 67 71 56 ESE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.23 -
04:30 68 71 62 East 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.19 -
05:20 69 72 67 East 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.16 -
06:50 69 72 72 East 15.6 17.9 9 5.91 exactly 5.9 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.16 -
07:10 69 72 74 East 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.16 -
07:30 69 72 75 East 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.15 -
08:00 70
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74 East 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.13 -0.04
08:10 70 72 73 East 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.13 -
08:20 70 72 74 East 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.12 -
08:30 70 72 75 East 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.12 -
09:00 70
-
77 East 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.12 -0.06
09:20 70 72 77 East 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.11 -
09:30 70 72 79 East 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.10 -
09:40 70 72 80 East 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.11 -
11:10 71 72 81 ESE 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.06 -
11:20 70 72 85 ESE 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.05 -
11:40 71 72 84 ESE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.03 -
12:50 72 72 84 ESE 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 29.97 -
14:00 71
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89 SSE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 29.92 -0.15
14:30 72 72 85 SSE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.91 -
14:40 73 72 82 SSE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 29.90 -
15:10 73 72 80 South 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.90 -
15:20 73 72 79 South 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 29.90 -
15:50 74 72 77 South 17.5 20.1 5 6.23 exactly 6.2 5 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.90 -
16:10 73 72 82 South 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.89 -
16:20 73 72 82 South 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.88 -
17:10 68
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87 SSW 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.90 -
18:00 68 72 84 South 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 29.89 -0.01
18:20 68 72 85 South 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 29.88 -
18:50 69 72 86 South 15.6 17.9 6 6.23 exactly 6.2 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.85 -
19:50 70 72 84 South 15.6 17.9 8 6.56 exactly 6.6 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.82 -

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
23:00 79 ft 8.53 ft 7.1 sec 5.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
17:00 79 ft 6.43 ft 5.6 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
20:00 79 ft 6.63 ft 8.3 sec 5.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec