Duck FRF, NC (44056)

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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): 3.61 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 3.6 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 6 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 3.28 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 2.46 - 4.10 ft

Updated: 8:30 PM EDT on August 24, 2019

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 59 ft
Wave Height: 3.35 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 6.3 sec
Average Wave Period: 4.5 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.7 sec
Wave Record: 1600 sec

Updated: 8:00 PM EDT on August 24, 2019

General Information

Location: 36.2 -75.714
Buoy Type: Waverider Buoy
Owned by: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
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 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 67
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- 3 2.30 exactly 2.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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21:30 67
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- 11 1.31 exactly 1.3 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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22:00 67
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- 11 0.98 exactly 1.0 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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22:30 67
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- 11 1.31 exactly 1.3 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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23:30 67
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- 10 1.31 exactly 1.3 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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02:30 67
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- 10 1.64 exactly 1.6 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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05:30 66
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- 6 3.94 exactly 3.9 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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06:00 66
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- 6 3.61 exactly 3.6 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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07:30 66
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- 6 3.94 exactly 3.9 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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09:30 69
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- 6 4.27 exactly 4.3 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74
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10:00 70
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- 6 4.27 exactly 4.3 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74
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11:00 69
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- 6 4.59 exactly 4.6 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74
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11:30 69
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- 6 4.59 exactly 4.6 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74
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12:00 69
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- 6 4.92 exactly 4.9 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74
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12:30 70
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- 5 4.59 exactly 4.6 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74
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13:00 71
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- 6 4.27 exactly 4.3 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74
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14:30 73
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- 6 3.61 exactly 3.6 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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19:30 73
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- 6 3.61 exactly 3.6 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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20:30 73
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- 6 3.61 exactly 3.6 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 2.36 ft 2.9 sec 3.1 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
21:00 59 ft 1.77 ft 10.5 sec 3.4 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
23:00 59 ft 1.18 ft 10.5 sec 6.7 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
00:00 59 ft 1.25 ft 11.1 sec 6.1 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
01:00 59 ft 1.31 ft 10.5 sec 6.1 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
02:00 59 ft 1.41 ft 10.5 sec 5.4 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
03:00 59 ft 2.07 ft 10.5 sec 3.5 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
04:00 59 ft 3.35 ft 5.0 sec 4.1 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
05:00 59 ft 3.77 ft 5.9 sec 4.3 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
07:00 59 ft 4.00 ft 5.9 sec 4.3 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
09:00 59 ft 4.17 ft 5.9 sec 4.2 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
14:00 59 ft 3.74 ft 6.3 sec 4.6 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
15:00 59 ft 3.67 ft 6.3 sec 4.6 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
17:00 59 ft 3.67 ft 6.3 sec 4.4 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
19:00 59 ft 3.74 ft 6.3 sec 4.5 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
20:00 59 ft 3.54 ft 5.9 sec 4.9 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec