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): 8 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 2.62 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 2.6 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 8 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 3.28 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 2.46 - 4.10 ft

Updated: 1:30 AM EST on December 12, 2019

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General Information

Location: 36.915 North -75.72 West
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)
20:00 52
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- 10 2.95 exactly 3.0 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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23:00 52
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- 8 2.30 exactly 2.3 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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23:30 52
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- 8 2.30 exactly 2.3 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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00:00 52
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- 8 2.30 exactly 2.3 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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00:30 52
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- 9 2.30 exactly 2.3 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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01:00 52
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- 8 2.30 exactly 2.3 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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01:30 52
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- 8 2.62 exactly 2.6 8 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
21:00 59 ft 2.62 ft 9.1 sec 4.8 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec