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): 1.31 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 1.3 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 8 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 1.64 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 0.82 - 2.46 ft

Updated: 5:30 AM EST on December 06, 2019

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 59 ft
Wave Height: 1.25 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 6.3 sec
Average Wave Period: 4.0 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.7 sec
Wave Record: 1600 sec

Updated: 5:00 AM EST on December 06, 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)
21:00 52
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- 8 1.31 exactly 1.3 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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23:30 52
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- 2 1.31 exactly 1.3 2 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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02:00 52
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- 10 1.31 exactly 1.3 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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05:30 51
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- 8 1.31 exactly 1.3 8 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
23:00 59 ft 1.28 ft 2.4 sec 3.4 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
00:00 59 ft 1.21 ft 8.3 sec 3.9 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
03:00 59 ft 1.21 ft 7.7 sec 4.1 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
05:00 59 ft 1.25 ft 6.3 sec 4.0 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec