DELAWARE BAY NM Southeast of Cape May, NJ (44009)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 48° F
Wind direction (W Dir): West (255 - 264 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 9.7 kts (11.2 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 13.6 kts (15.7 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 11 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 8.20 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 8.2 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 4 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 1.64 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 0.82 - 2.46 ft
Wave Swell Period (WSP): 11 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 8.20 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 7.38 - 9.02 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 29.70 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): -0.01 in
Decreasing, then increasing

Updated: 11:50 PM EST on November 18, 2019

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 98 ft
Wave Height: 9.15 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 12.1 sec
Average Wave Period: 7.9 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 9:00 PM EST on November 18, 2019

General Information

Location: 38.461 North -74.703 West
Buoy Type: 3-meter discus buoy
Buoy Hull: 3DV10
Payload: AMPS payload
Owned by: NDBC
Windspeed: Measured by obtained from anemometer
Sea Surface: Measured by Intake
Note: Right whales are active off Delaware Bay 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)
20:50 46 58
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WNW 9.7 11.2 12 9.19 exactly 9.2 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 12 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 29.71 +0.03
22:50 47 58
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WNW 5.8 6.7 11 8.53 exactly 8.5 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 11 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 29.69 -0.01
23:50 48 58
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West 9.7 11.2 11 8.20 exactly 8.2 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 11 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 29.70 -0.01

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
21:00 98 ft 9.15 ft 12.1 sec 7.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec