Frying Pan Shoals, NC (41013)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 71° F
Humidity: 74
Wind direction (W Dir): ENE (65 - 74 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 7.8 kts (8.9 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 9.7 kts (11.2 mph)
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.04 in

Updated: 7:00 PM EDT on October 21, 2019

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 79 ft
Wave Height: 2.53 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 7.1 sec
Average Wave Period: 5.1 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 7:00 PM EDT on October 21, 2019

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)
20:00 67
-
79 WNW 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 29.86 +0.09
20:20 68 78 76 NW 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 29.87 -
20:30 68 78 76 NW 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 29.88 -
20:40 67 78 79 NW 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 29.88 -
20:50 67 78 79 NW 21.4 24.6 9 8.86 exactly 8.9 5 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 9 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.89 -
21:00 67 78 79 NW 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 29.89 +0.09
21:10 68 78 75 NW 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 29.88 -
21:20 68 78 76 NW 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 29.90 -
21:40 68 78 76 NW 21.4 24.6 - - - - - - 29.90 -
21:50 68 78 78 NW 19.4 22.4 6 8.20 exactly 8.2 6 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 14 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.91 -
22:20 68 78 76 NW 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 29.91 -
22:30 68 78 76 NW 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 29.92 -
23:20 69 78 76 NW 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.93 -
23:30 68 78 76 NW 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 29.93 -
23:40 68 78 78 NW 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 29.93 -
23:50 68 78 78 NW 19.4 22.4 8 6.89 exactly 6.9 8 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 14 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.93 -
00:20 68 78 77 NNW 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 29.94 -
00:40 68 78 77 NNW 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.94 -
01:00 68
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77 NNW 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.94 +0.04
01:10 68 78 77 NNW 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.94 -
01:20 68 78 77 NNW 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 29.95 -
01:30 67 78 80 NNW 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 29.95 -
01:40 68 78 77 NNW 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 29.95 -
01:50 67 78 79 NNW 15.6 17.9 8 6.23 exactly 6.2 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 8 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.95 -
02:10 67 78 80 NNW 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 29.95 -
02:30 67 78 80 NNW 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 29.95 -
02:40 67 78 81 NNW 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 29.95 -
02:50 67 78 80 NNW 11.7 13.4 8 5.91 exactly 5.9 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.95 -
03:20 67
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79 North 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 29.96 -
03:30 67 78 77 NNW 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 29.96 -
03:40 67 78 77 North 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 29.96 -
03:50 67 78 77 North 11.7 13.4 8 5.58 exactly 5.6 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 8 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.96 -
04:20 67 78 77 NNW 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 29.97 -
04:30 67 78 77 NNW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.97 -
04:40 67
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77 NNW 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.97 -
04:50 67 78 77 North 7.8 8.9 8 5.25 exactly 5.2 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.98 -
05:30 67 78 77 North 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 29.99 -
05:40 67 78 77 NNW 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 29.99 -
05:50 66 78 80 NNW 9.7 11.2 8 4.92 exactly 4.9 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.00 -
06:20 66 78 80 NNW 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 30.01 -
06:40 67 78 77 North 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.01 -
07:10 67 77 78 North 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.02 -
07:20 67 77 77 North 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.02 -
08:10 67 77 79 NNE 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 30.02 -
08:20 67 77 79 NNE 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 30.03 -
08:40 67 77 80 NNE 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.04 -
09:10 67 78 78 NNE 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.04 -
09:20 67 78 79 NNE 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.05 -
09:30 67
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79 NNE 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 30.05 -
09:40 67 78 80 NNE 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.05 -
09:50 67 78 81 NNE 11.7 13.4 8 3.28 exactly 3.3 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.05 -
10:00 67
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81 NNE 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.05 +0.03
10:10 67 78 81 NNE 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.05 -
10:20 67 78 81 NNE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.05 -
10:30 68 78 79 NE 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.05 -
10:40 67 78 81 NE 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 30.05 -
11:10 68 78 79 NE 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 30.05 -
11:20 68 78 80 NE 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 30.06 -
11:30 68 78 80 NE 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 30.06 -
11:40 68 78 79 NE 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 30.06 -
12:00 68
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80 NNE 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 30.06 +0.02
12:10 68 78 79 NNE 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.07 -
12:20 69 78 77 NNE 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.06 -
12:40 69 78 76 NE 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 30.06 -
12:50 69 78 77 NNE 7.8 8.9 8 2.62 exactly 2.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.06 -
13:00 69
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77 NE 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 30.06 +0.01
13:10 69 78 77 NE 9.7 11.2 - - - - - - 30.06 -
13:30 69 78 78 NE 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.06 -
13:50 69 78 76 ENE 7.8 8.9 7 2.62 exactly 2.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.04 -
14:10 69 78 77 NE 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.04 -
14:20 69 78 77 NE 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.04 -
14:40 70 78 75 NE 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.03 -
14:50 69 78 78 NE 7.8 8.9 7 2.62 exactly 2.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.03 -
15:10 70 78 75 NE 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.04 -
15:30 70 78 77 NE 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.03 -
15:50 70 78 77 NE 7.8 8.9 7 2.62 exactly 2.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.03 -
16:10 78
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NE 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.04 -
16:20 70 78 75 NE 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.04 -
16:30 70 78 75 ENE 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.03 -
17:10 70 78 77 NE 5.8 6.7 - - - - - - 30.04 -
17:20 71 78 73 NE 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.04 -
17:30 71 78 73 NE 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.04 -
17:40 71 78 73 NE 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.04 -
17:50 71 78 73 ENE 5.8 6.7 7 2.30 exactly 2.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.04 -
18:00 71
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74 NE 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.04 -
18:20 71 78 74 ENE 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.04 -
18:40 71 78 75 ENE 7.8 8.9 - - - - - - 30.04 -
18:50 71 78 75 ENE 7.8 8.9 7 2.62 exactly 2.6 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.04 -

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
22:00 79 ft 8.07 ft 5.6 sec 5.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 79 ft 6.96 ft 8.3 sec 5.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 79 ft 6.36 ft 8.3 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 79 ft 5.71 ft 8.3 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 79 ft 5.18 ft 8.3 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 79 ft 4.27 ft 7.7 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
11:00 79 ft 3.18 ft 7.7 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
14:00 79 ft 2.69 ft 7.1 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
15:00 79 ft 2.66 ft 7.1 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
16:00 79 ft 2.49 ft 7.1 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
17:00 79 ft 2.46 ft 6.7 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
19:00 79 ft 2.53 ft 7.1 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec