Frying Pan Shoals, NC (41013)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 58° F
Humidity: 53
Wind direction (W Dir): NNE (25 - 34 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 11.7 kts (13.4 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 13.6 kts (15.7 mph)
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.29 in

Updated: 10:30 AM EST on November 21, 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)
20:10 61 71 40 North 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.19 -
20:20 61 71 41 North 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.20 -
20:30 61 71 40 North 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.20 -
21:10 61 71 39 North 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 30.21 -
22:10 61
-
42 North 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.23 -
22:20 61 71 39 North 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.22 -
22:40 61 71 39 North 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.22 -
23:20 61 71 39 North 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.21 -
23:30 61 71 39 North 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.20 -
23:50 60 71 39 North 11.7 13.4 10 2.95 exactly 3.0 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.21 -
00:20 60 71 40 North 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.20 -
00:30
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North 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.20 -
00:50 60
-
41 North 13.6 15.7 5 2.95 exactly 3.0 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.21 -
01:00 60
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41 North 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.20 -0.02
01:10 60 71 41 North 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.20 -
01:20 60 71 42 North 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.20 -
01:30 60 71 41 North 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.20 -
01:50 60 71 44 North 11.7 13.4 4 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.20 -
02:00 60
-
45 North 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.20 -0.01
02:20 59 71 51 NNW 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 30.21 -
02:40 59 71 52 NNW 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.22 -
02:50 59 71 51 NNW 11.7 13.4 10 2.62 exactly 2.6 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.22 -
03:40 59 71 49 North 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.22 -
04:00 59
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52 North 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.22 +0.01
04:10 59 71 51 North 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.22 -
04:20 59 71 48 North 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.23 -
04:30 59 71 49 North 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.23 -
04:50 58 71 55 North 11.7 13.4 10 2.62 exactly 2.6 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.23 -
05:10 58 71 58 North 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.23 -
05:20 58 71 59 North 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.24 -
05:30 58 71 59 North 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.24 -
05:40 58 71 59 North 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.24 -
05:50 58 71 58 North 13.6 15.7 10 2.95 exactly 3.0 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.25 -
06:00 58
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53 NNE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.25 +0.03
06:20 58 71 53 NNE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.25 -
07:30 59 71 50 NNE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.27 -
07:40 59 71 52 NE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.27 -
08:00 59
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49 NE 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.27 +0.04
08:20 59 70 52 NE 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.28 -
08:30 59 70 51 NNE 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.29 -
08:40 59 70 50 NNE 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.30 -
08:50 59 70 52 NNE 11.7 13.4 5 3.28 exactly 3.3 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.30 -
09:40 58 70 52 NE 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.30 -
10:30 58 70 53 NNE 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.29 -

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
23:00 79 ft 2.89 ft 4.0 sec 4.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 79 ft 2.76 ft 10.0 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 79 ft 3.18 ft 5.6 sec 4.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec