Frying Pan Shoals, NC (41013)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 73° F
Humidity: 59
Wind direction (W Dir): SSE (145 - 154 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 9.7 kts (11.2 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 13.6 kts (15.7 mph)
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.10 in

Updated: 3:10 AM EST on November 15, 2019

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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)
20:00 70
-
63 ESE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.19 -
20:10 71 74 61 SE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.19 -
20:40 69 74 72 ESE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 30.19 -
21:00 70
-
69 SE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.19 -
21:30 70 74 70 SE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.17 -
21:50 69 74 72 ESE 17.5 20.1 6 4.59 exactly 4.6 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.19 -
22:10 67 74 81 SSE 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.19 -
22:20 67 74 83 SSE 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.18 -
22:40 69 74 71 ESE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.18 -
22:50 71 74 67 ESE 13.6 15.7 6 5.25 exactly 5.2 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.18 -
23:10 71 74 65 SE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.16 -
23:50 70 74 70 East 13.6 15.7 6 5.25 exactly 5.2 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.15 -
00:10 72 74 62 SSE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.14 -
00:20 72 74 60 SSE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.14 -
00:30 72 74 59 SSE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.14 -
00:50 72 74 61 SE 13.6 15.7 6 5.25 exactly 5.2 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 13 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.13 -
01:10 72 74 63 SE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.12 -
01:20 72 74 64 SE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.12 -
01:30 72 74 63 SE 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.12 -
01:40 72 74 63 SE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.12 -
01:50 72 74 63 SSE 13.6 15.7 6 5.58 exactly 5.6 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.12 -
02:00 73
-
58 SSE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.12 -0.05
02:20 73 74 59 SE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.11 -
03:00 73
-
60 SE 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.10 -0.05
03:10 73 74 59 SSE 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 30.10 -

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
22:00 79 ft 4.69 ft 5.9 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 79 ft 5.35 ft 5.6 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec