Cape Henry, VA (44099)

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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)
20:00 60
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- 14 2.62 exactly 2.6 3 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 14 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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23:30 60
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- 4 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 13 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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00:30 60
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- 5 3.28 exactly 3.3 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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01:30 60
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- 4 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 13 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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02:30 59
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- 4 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 13 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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04:30 58
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- 4 3.61 exactly 3.6 4 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 13 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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08:30 59
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- 5 3.61 exactly 3.6 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 13 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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09:30 60
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- 5 3.94 exactly 3.9 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 13 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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11:30 60
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- 5 4.27 exactly 4.3 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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12:30 60
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- 4 4.27 exactly 4.3 4 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 13 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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13:00 60
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- 5 4.59 exactly 4.6 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 13 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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13:30 60
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- 5 4.59 exactly 4.6 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 13 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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14:30 60
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- 5 4.59 exactly 4.6 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 13 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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15:30 59
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- 5 4.59 exactly 4.6 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 - - -
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16:30 59
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- 5 4.27 exactly 4.3 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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18:30 59
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- 5 4.59 exactly 4.6 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 - - -
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20:30 60
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- 5 4.92 exactly 4.9 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 - - -
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21:30 60
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- 6 4.92 exactly 4.9 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 12 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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23:00 60
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- 5 5.58 exactly 5.6 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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23:30 60
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- 5 5.58 exactly 5.6 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 13 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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00:00 60
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- 5 5.91 exactly 5.9 5 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 13 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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01:30 60
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- 6 7.22 exactly 7.2 6 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 12 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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03:00 59
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- 6 7.55 exactly 7.5 6 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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03:30 59
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- 6 8.20 exactly 8.2 6 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 12 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
21:00 59 ft 2.66 ft 13.3 sec 4.7 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
22:00 59 ft 2.72 ft 9.9 sec 4.7 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
23:00 59 ft 3.08 ft 4.4 sec 4.0 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
00:00 59 ft 3.28 ft 4.6 sec 4.1 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
01:00 59 ft 3.25 ft 4.8 sec 4.1 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
02:00 59 ft 3.22 ft 4.0 sec 4.1 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
03:00 59 ft 3.41 ft 4.4 sec 4.0 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
04:00 59 ft 3.58 ft 4.2 sec 3.9 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
06:00 59 ft 3.38 ft 4.4 sec 3.9 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
07:00 59 ft 3.44 ft 4.2 sec 4.0 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
08:00 59 ft 3.67 ft 4.6 sec 4.0 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
09:00 59 ft 3.81 ft 4.6 sec 4.0 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
10:00 59 ft 3.87 ft 4.6 sec 4.1 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
11:00 59 ft 4.10 ft 4.6 sec 4.1 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
12:00 59 ft 4.40 ft 4.2 sec 4.1 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
14:00 59 ft 4.63 ft 5.3 sec 4.3 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
15:00 59 ft 4.56 ft 5.3 sec 4.4 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
16:00 59 ft 4.17 ft 5.3 sec 4.2 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
18:00 59 ft 4.72 ft 5.3 sec 4.3 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
19:00 59 ft 4.69 ft 5.0 sec 4.3 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
20:00 59 ft 4.66 ft 5.0 sec 4.2 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
21:00 59 ft 4.99 ft 5.6 sec 4.4 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
22:00 59 ft 5.09 ft 5.3 sec 4.4 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
01:00 59 ft 6.00 ft 5.9 sec 4.7 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
02:00 59 ft 7.22 ft 5.9 sec 4.9 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec