Frying Pan Shoals, NC (41013)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 82° F
Humidity: 82
Wind direction (W Dir): WSW (235 - 244 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 11.7 kts (13.4 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 13.6 kts (15.7 mph)
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.08 in

Updated: 7:30 AM EDT on August 19, 2019

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 79 ft
Wave Height: 3.64 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 5.0 sec
Average Wave Period: 4.6 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 7:00 AM EDT on August 19, 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)
20:30 82 83 84 SW 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.01 -
20:40 82 83 84 SW 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.01 -
21:00 82
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85 SW 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.01 -
21:10 82 83 84 SW 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.01 -
21:20 82 83 83 SW 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.02 -
21:40 82 83 81 SW 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.03 -
21:50 82 83 81 SW 15.6 17.9 6 3.61 exactly 3.6 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.03 -
22:10 82 83 79 SW 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.04 -
22:30 82 83 76 SW 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 30.04 -
22:40 82 83 76 SW 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.04 -
22:50 82 83 77 SW 15.6 17.9 5 3.61 exactly 3.6 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.04 -
23:10 82 83 76 SW 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.04 -
23:20 82 83 76 SW 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.04 -
23:30 82 83 76 SW 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.04 -
23:40 82 83 78 SW 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.04 -
00:10 82 83 83 SW 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.04 -
00:20 82 83 83 SW 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.05 -
00:30 82 83 83 SW 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.04 -
00:40 82 83 81 SW 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.05 -
01:00 83 83 79 SW 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.04 +0.01
01:20 83 83 78 SW 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.05 -
01:30 83 83 78 SW 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.04 -
01:40 83 83 77 SW 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.05 -
01:50 83 83 78 SW 13.6 15.7 5 3.28 exactly 3.3 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.04 -
02:10 83 83 79 WSW 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.04 -
02:20 83 83 79 WSW 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.04 -
03:10 83 83 77 WSW 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.03 -
03:20 82 83 79 WSW 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.03 -
03:30 82 83 79 WSW 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.03 -
04:10 82 82 81 WSW 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.04 -
04:40 82 82 82 WSW 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.04 -
04:50 82 82 81 West 13.6 15.7 5 3.61 exactly 3.6 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.03 -
05:10 82 82 82 West 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.03 -
05:20 82 82 82 West 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.03 -
05:30 82 82 82 West 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.03 -
05:40 82 82 81 WSW 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.04 -
06:00 82 82 82 WSW 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.05 +0.02
06:20 82 82 83 WSW 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.06 -
06:30 82 82 82 WSW 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.06 -
06:40 82 82 82 WSW 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.07 -
06:50 82 82 82 WSW 11.7 13.4 5 3.61 exactly 3.6 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.07 -
07:20 82 82 83 WSW 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 30.07 -
07:30 82 82 82 WSW 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.08 -

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 79 ft 4.04 ft 5.6 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 79 ft 3.71 ft 5.6 sec 4.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 79 ft 3.64 ft 5.3 sec 4.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 79 ft 3.38 ft 5.0 sec 4.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 79 ft 3.31 ft 4.5 sec 4.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 79 ft 3.71 ft 5.6 sec 4.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 79 ft 3.74 ft 5.3 sec 4.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 79 ft 3.64 ft 5.0 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec