Frying Pan Shoals, NC (41013)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 82° F
Humidity: 79
Wind direction (W Dir): SSW (205 - 214 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 11.7 kts (13.4 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 15.6 kts (17.9 mph)
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.00 in

Updated: 4:10 AM EDT on July 19, 2019

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 79 ft
Wave Height: 4.46 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 5.9 sec
Average Wave Period: 4.8 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 4:00 AM EDT on July 19, 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 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)
20:00 84 84 83 SSW 19.4 22.4 - - - 29.99 -
20:10 84 84 83 SSW 17.5 20.1 - - - 29.99 -
20:20 84 84 83 SSW 19.4 22.4 - - - 29.99 -
20:30 84 84 83 SSW 19.4 22.4 - - - 29.99 -
20:50 84 84 83 SSW 19.4 22.4 6 4.92 exactly 4.9 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.99 -
21:00 84 84 82 SSW 21.4 24.6 - - - 29.99 -
21:10 84 84 81 SSW 19.4 22.4 - - - 29.99 -
21:20 84 84 81 SSW 21.4 24.6 - - - 30.00 -
21:30 85 84 76 SSW 21.4 24.6 - - - 30.01 -
21:40 85 84 76 SW 21.4 24.6 - - - 30.01 -
22:00 85 84 77 SW 21.4 24.6 - - - 30.02 +0.03
22:10 85 84 77 SW 21.4 24.6 - - - 30.01 -
22:30 85 84 76 SW 21.4 24.6 - - - 30.03 -
22:40 85 84 76 SW 21.4 24.6 - - - 30.03 -
22:50 85 84 77 SW 19.4 22.4 5 5.25 exactly 5.2 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.03 -
23:00 85 84 77 WSW 19.4 22.4 - - - 30.04 +0.04
23:10 85 84 76 SW 19.4 22.4 - - - 30.04 -
23:20 85 84 76 WSW 21.4 24.6 - - - 30.04 -
23:30 85 84 77 WSW 19.4 22.4 - - - 30.04 -
23:40 85 84 77 WSW 21.4 24.6 - - - 30.04 -
23:50 84 84 81 WSW 19.4 22.4 6 4.92 exactly 4.9 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.04 -
00:00 83 84 81 WSW 19.4 22.4 - - - 30.04 +0.05
00:10 84 84 77 WSW 17.5 20.1 - - - 30.04 -
00:20 84 84 75 WSW 17.5 20.1 - - - 30.04 -
00:30 83 84 77 WSW 17.5 20.1 - - - 30.04 -
00:40 83 84 75 West 15.6 17.9 - - - 30.04 -
01:00 82
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77 West 13.6 15.7 - - - 30.03 +0.01
01:10 82 84 79 West 13.6 15.7 - - - 30.03 -
01:30 82 84 78 SW 13.6 15.7 - - - 30.02 -
02:10 82 84 75 SW 11.7 13.4 - - - 30.02 -
02:20 82 84 72 SW 11.7 13.4 - - - 30.01 -
02:40 82 84 71 SW 9.7 11.2 - - - 30.01 -
03:20 82 84 73 SW 11.7 13.4 - - - 30.01 -
03:30 83 84 72 SSW 11.7 13.4 - - - 30.00 -
03:40 83 84 73 SW 11.7 13.4 - - - 30.01 -
04:10 82 84 79 SSW 11.7 13.4 - - - 30.00 -

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
02:00 79 ft 4.92 ft 5.9 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 79 ft 4.49 ft 5.6 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 79 ft 4.46 ft 5.9 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec