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

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 81° F
Wind direction (W Dir): South (185 - 194 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 9.7 kts (11.2 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 11.7 kts (13.4 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 7 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 3.28 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 3.3 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): 7 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 3.28 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 2.46 - 4.10 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 29.91 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): -0.04 in
Decreasing, then steady; or decreasing, then decreasing more slowly

Updated: 4:50 PM EDT on July 19, 2019

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 98 ft
Wave Height: 3.18 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 6.7 sec
Average Wave Period: 4.8 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 5:00 PM EDT on July 19, 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 80 77
-
SSW 11.7 13.4 6 3.61 exactly 3.6 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 29.85 -
21:50 78 77
-
West 9.7 11.2 6 3.28 exactly 3.3 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.88 +0.03
23:50 78 77
-
West 3.9 4.5 6 2.95 exactly 3.0 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.88 +0.03
00:50 79 76
-
SSW 5.8 6.7 6 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.89 -
01:50 78 76
-
SSW 5.8 6.7 7 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.88 -
02:50 77 75
-
WSW 7.8 8.9 7 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.89 +0.01
04:50 76 75
-
WNW 5.8 6.7 7 3.61 exactly 3.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.89 -
08:50 77 75
-
SSW 3.9 4.5 7 3.61 exactly 3.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.94 +0.04
09:50 77 76
-
SW 1.9 2.2 6 3.61 exactly 3.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.94 +0.03
11:50 78 78
-
SSW 5.8 6.7 7 3.61 exactly 3.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.96 +0.02
12:50 79 78
-
South 5.8 6.7 7 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.96 +0.01
13:50 80 79
-
South 5.8 6.7 7 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.96 -
14:50 80 79
-
South 9.7 11.2 7 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.94 -0.02
15:50 80 78
-
South 7.8 8.9 7 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.93 -0.03
16:50 81 78
-
South 9.7 11.2 7 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 29.91 -0.04

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 98 ft 3.58 ft 6.3 sec 4.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 98 ft 3.08 ft 6.3 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 98 ft 3.22 ft 6.7 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
04:00 98 ft 3.41 ft 6.7 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 98 ft 3.71 ft 6.7 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 98 ft 3.81 ft 6.7 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 98 ft 3.58 ft 6.7 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
10:00 98 ft 3.64 ft 6.3 sec 5.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
13:00 98 ft 3.15 ft 7.1 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
15:00 98 ft 3.12 ft 6.7 sec 5.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
16:00 98 ft 3.22 ft 7.1 sec 5.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
17:00 98 ft 3.18 ft 6.7 sec 4.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec