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): 11 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 1.97 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 2.0 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 9 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 1.64 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 0.82 - 2.46 ft

Updated: 6:00 AM EDT on August 20, 2019

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 59 ft
Wave Height: 1.87 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 10.5 sec
Average Wave Period: 4.0 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.7 sec
Wave Record: 1600 sec

Updated: 6:00 AM EDT on August 20, 2019

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 80
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- 3 2.62 exactly 2.6 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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20:30 80
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- 4 2.62 exactly 2.6 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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21:30 80
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- 4 2.62 exactly 2.6 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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22:00 81
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- 4 2.62 exactly 2.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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22:30 81
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- 3 2.30 exactly 2.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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01:00 81
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- 13 1.97 exactly 2.0 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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01:30 81
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- 10 1.97 exactly 2.0 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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02:30 80
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- 11 1.97 exactly 2.0 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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03:30 80
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- 11 1.97 exactly 2.0 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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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 2.53 ft 3.6 sec 3.6 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
03:00 59 ft 1.84 ft 10.5 sec 3.8 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
04:00 59 ft 1.71 ft 9.9 sec 3.7 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
05:00 59 ft 1.71 ft 11.8 sec 3.9 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
06:00 59 ft 1.87 ft 10.5 sec 4.0 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec