VIRGINIA BEACH NM East of Virginia Beach, VA (44014)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 80° F
Humidity: 76
Wind direction (W Dir): South (175 - 184 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 1.9 kts (2.2 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 3.9 kts (4.5 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 10 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 1.31 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 1.3 ft
Wave Swell Period (WSP): 10 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 1.64 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 0.82 - 2.46 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.12 in
Pressure Tendency (PT): +0.04 in
Decreasing or steady, then increasing; or increasing, then increasing more rapidly

Updated: 6:50 AM EDT on July 16, 2019

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 148 ft
Wave Height: 1.28 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 8.3 sec
Average Wave Period: 4.9 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 8:00 AM EDT on July 16, 2019

General Information

Location: 36.611 North -74.842 West
Buoy Type: 3-meter discus buoy
Buoy Hull: 3D42
Payload: ARES 4.4 payload
Owned by: NDBC
Windspeed: Measured by obtained from anemometer
Sea Surface: Measured by Intake
Note: Right whales are active off VA 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 82 75 East 3.9 4.5 8 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.08 +0.02
21:50 80 82 76 ENE 5.8 6.7 4 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.10 +0.05
22:50 80 81 78 ESE 5.8 6.7 10 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.11 +0.05
23:50 79 81 83 SSE 3.9 4.5 9 1.64 exactly 1.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.11 +0.03
00:50 79 81 83 SSE 3.9 4.5 11 1.31 exactly 1.3 - - - 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.11 -
01:50 79 81 81 SSE 1.9 2.2 10 1.31 exactly 1.3 - - - 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.10 -
02:50 79 81 82 South 3.9 4.5 9 1.31 exactly 1.3 - - - 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.09 -0.02
04:50 80 81 75 ESE 1.9 2.2 10 1.31 exactly 1.3 - - - 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.09 -0.01
05:50 80 80 79 South 3.9 4.5 9 1.31 exactly 1.3 - - - 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.10 +0.01
06:50 80 80 76 South 1.9 2.2 10 1.31 exactly 1.3 - - - 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 30.12 +0.04

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 148 ft 1.51 ft 10.0 sec 4.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 148 ft 1.57 ft 10.0 sec 4.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 148 ft 1.48 ft 9.1 sec 4.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
01:00 148 ft 1.41 ft 10.8 sec 4.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 148 ft 1.41 ft 10.0 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 148 ft 1.35 ft 10.0 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 148 ft 1.28 ft 8.3 sec 4.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec