Frying Pan Shoals, NC (41013)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 55° F
Humidity: 88
Wind direction (W Dir): NW (315 - 324 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 9.7 kts (11.2 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 13.6 kts (15.7 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 7 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 5.25 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 5.2 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 4 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 1.64 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 0.82 - 2.46 ft
Wave Swell Period (WSP): 7 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 4.92 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 4.10 - 5.74 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 29.77 in

Updated: 12:50 PM EST on November 18, 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 58 72 87 North 27.2 31.3 - - - - - - 29.81 -
20:40 58 72 87 North 25.3 29.1 - - - - - - 29.80 -
20:50 58
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87 North 25.3 29.1 8 10.83 exactly 10.8 8 9.84 9.02 - 10.66 13 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.81 -
21:20 58 72 86 North 25.3 29.1 - - - - - - 29.80 -
21:30 58 72 88 North 25.3 29.1 - - - - - - 29.81 -
21:40 58 72 87 North 23.3 26.8 - - - - - - 29.81 -
21:50 58 72 88 North 23.3 26.8 8 10.17 exactly 10.2 8 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 14 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 29.81 -
22:00 58 72 87 North 23.3 26.8 - - - - - - 29.80 -0.01
22:10 58 72 87 NNE 23.3 26.8 - - - - - - 29.79 -
22:40 58 72 90 North 23.3 26.8 - - - - - - 29.79 -
22:50 58 72 90 North 21.4 24.6 8 9.51 exactly 9.5 8 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 13 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.79 -
23:00 58 71 90 North 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 29.79 -0.01
23:10 58 72 90 North 23.3 26.8 - - - - - - 29.79 -
23:30 58 71 90 North 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 29.78 -
23:40 58 71 88 North 23.3 26.8 - - - - - - 29.78 -
00:10 58 71 87 North 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 29.80 -
00:20 58 71 88 North 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 29.80 -
00:30 58 71 86 North 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 29.80 -
00:50 57 71 89 North 21.4 24.6 8 8.53 exactly 8.5 8 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 12 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.79 -
01:40 57 71 86 NNE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 29.77 -
01:50 57 71 87 North 19.4 22.4 8 9.19 exactly 9.2 8 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 11 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.77 -
02:00 57
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87 NNE 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 29.77 -0.03
02:10 57 71 86 North 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 29.77 -
02:20 56
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90 North 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 29.77 -
02:30 56 71 89 North 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 29.77 -
02:40 56
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88 North 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 29.77 -
02:50 56 71 87 North 15.6 17.9 8 8.20 exactly 8.2 8 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 9 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.78 -
03:10 56 71 89 NNE 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.78 -
03:20 56 71 89 North 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 29.77 -
03:40 56 71 89 North 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.76 -
03:50 56 71 90 North 17.5 20.1 8 7.55 exactly 7.5 8 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 15 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.77 -
04:30 56 71 89 North 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 29.78 -
04:40 56 71 89 North 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 29.78 -
04:50 56 70 88 North 17.5 20.1 8 7.55 exactly 7.5 7 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 8 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.78 -
05:10 56 70 88 North 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 29.79 -
05:30 56 70 88 North 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.80 -
05:40 56 70 87 North 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 29.79 -
05:50 56 70 86 North 15.6 17.9 8 7.22 exactly 7.2 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 8 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.79 -
06:20 56 70 86 NNE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 29.80 -
06:40 56 70 86 NNE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 29.79 -
06:50 56 71 86 NNE 13.6 15.7 7 6.89 exactly 6.9 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.80 -
07:10 56 71 87 North 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 29.81 -
07:30 57 71 83 NNE 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 29.80 -
07:40 56 71 86 NNE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 29.81 -
07:50 56 71 86 NNE 11.7 13.4 8 6.23 exactly 6.2 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.81 -
08:00 57
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83 NNE 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 29.82 +0.02
08:10 57 71 83 NNE 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 29.81 -
08:30 57
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83 NNE 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 29.81 -
09:30 57 71 83 NNW 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 29.84 -
09:50 56 71 85 NNW 9.7 11.2 7 5.91 exactly 5.9 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.83 -
10:10 57 71 81 NNW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.83 -
10:30 57
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81 NW 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 29.83 -
10:40 56 71 84 NW 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 29.83 -
10:50 56 71 84 NW 9.7 11.2 7 5.58 exactly 5.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.83 -
11:00 56
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84 WNW 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 29.83 +0.01
11:10 56 71 83 NW 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 29.82 -
11:20 55 71 88 NNW 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 29.81 -
11:30 55 71 87 NNW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.80 -
11:40 55 71 88 NW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.79 -
11:50 55 71 87 NNW 9.7 11.2 7 5.25 exactly 5.2 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.79 -
12:10 56 71 85 North 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 29.77 -
12:20 56 71 85 North 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 29.77 -
12:30 55 71 88 North 9.7 11.2 - - - - - -
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12:50 55 71 88 NW 9.7 11.2 7 5.25 exactly 5.2 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.77 -

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
21:00 79 ft 10.89 ft 8.3 sec 6.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 79 ft 8.73 ft 8.3 sec 6.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 79 ft 8.60 ft 8.3 sec 5.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 79 ft 8.07 ft 7.7 sec 5.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 79 ft 7.45 ft 8.3 sec 5.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 79 ft 7.32 ft 7.7 sec 5.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 79 ft 6.89 ft 7.1 sec 5.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 79 ft 6.46 ft 8.3 sec 6.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
12:00 79 ft 5.38 ft 6.7 sec 5.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec