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): 5 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 2.30 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 2.3 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 5 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 1.64 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 0.82 - 2.46 ft

Updated: 3:00 PM EST on December 05, 2019

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 59 ft
Wave Height: 2.49 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 4.4 sec
Average Wave Period: 3.7 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.7 sec
Wave Record: 1600 sec

Updated: 2:00 PM EST on December 05, 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 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)
21:30 53
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- 3 2.62 exactly 2.6 3 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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22:30 53
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- 3 2.95 exactly 3.0 3 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 - - -
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23:30 53
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- 3 2.62 exactly 2.6 3 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 - - -
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04:00 52
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- 3 2.95 exactly 3.0 3 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 - - -
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06:00 52
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- 4 3.61 exactly 3.6 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 - - -
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12:30 53
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- 4 3.94 exactly 3.9 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 - - -
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15:00 53
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- 5 2.30 exactly 2.3 5 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 2.72 ft 3.3 sec 3.3 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
01:00 59 ft 2.33 ft 3.2 sec 3.3 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
02:00 59 ft 2.46 ft 3.2 sec 3.2 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
10:00 59 ft 4.27 ft 4.2 sec 3.8 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
12:00 59 ft 4.10 ft 4.4 sec 3.8 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
13:00 59 ft 3.05 ft 4.2 sec 3.7 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
14:00 59 ft 2.49 ft 4.4 sec 3.7 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec