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

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 72° F
Wind direction (W Dir): SSW (205 - 214 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): 12 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 3.28 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 3.3 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 5 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 1.64 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 0.82 - 2.46 ft
Wave Swell Period (WSP): 12 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 3.28 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 2.46 - 4.10 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.18 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): -0.03 in
Decreasing (steadily or unsteadily)

Updated: 3:50 AM EDT on September 22, 2019

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 98 ft
Wave Height: 3.05 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 12.1 sec
Average Wave Period: 4.7 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 3:00 AM EDT on September 22, 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 72 72
-
South 11.7 13.4 12 3.61 exactly 3.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 12 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.20 +0.01
21:50 72 72
-
South 11.7 13.4 11 3.61 exactly 3.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.20 +0.01
22:50 72 72
-
South 11.7 13.4 12 3.61 exactly 3.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 12 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.20 -
23:50 72 72
-
SSW 11.7 13.4 12 3.61 exactly 3.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 12 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.21 +0.01
00:50 72 72
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SSW 11.7 13.4 11 3.61 exactly 3.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.21 -
01:50 72 72
-
SSW 9.7 11.2 11 3.28 exactly 3.3 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.20 -
02:50 72 72
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SSW 11.7 13.4 12 2.95 exactly 3.0 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 12 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.19 -0.02
03:50 72 72
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SSW 9.7 11.2 12 3.28 exactly 3.3 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 12 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.18 -0.03

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 98 ft 3.41 ft 12.9 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
21:00 98 ft 3.51 ft 12.1 sec 5.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 98 ft 3.48 ft 12.1 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 98 ft 3.58 ft 11.4 sec 5.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 98 ft 3.05 ft 12.1 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec