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

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 75° F
Humidity: 89
Wind direction (W Dir): NNE (15 - 24 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 11.7 kts (13.4 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 13.6 kts (15.7 mph)
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 11 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 4.27 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 4.3 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): 11 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 3.28 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 2.46 - 4.10 ft
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 30.06 in

Updated: 11:50 AM EDT on September 16, 2019

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 148 ft
Wave Height: 4.23 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 11.4 sec
Average Wave Period: 6.5 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 12:00 PM EDT on September 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 76 77 93 NE 5.8 6.7 11 3.61 exactly 3.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.11 +0.02
21:50 76 77 91 ENE 5.8 6.7 11 3.61 exactly 3.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.10 -
23:50 76 76 95 East 5.8 6.7 7 3.61 exactly 3.6 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 7 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.09 -0.02
01:50 76 76 93 NE 7.8 8.9 9 4.59 exactly 4.6 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.08 -0.02
02:50 75 76 95 NE 5.8 6.7 10 4.27 exactly 4.3 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 10 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 30.06 -0.03
03:50 75 76 98 ENE 5.8 6.7 9 3.94 exactly 3.9 4 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.05 -0.04
08:50 74 75 95 NNE 7.8 8.9 9 3.94 exactly 3.9 - - - 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.07 +0.02
09:50 75 75 89 NNE 7.8 8.9 11 3.94 exactly 3.9 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.08 +0.02
10:50 76 75 84 NNE 7.8 8.9 11 3.94 exactly 3.9 3 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.07 +0.01
11:50 75 76 89 NNE 11.7 13.4 11 4.27 exactly 4.3 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 30.06 -

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 148 ft 4.13 ft 11.4 sec 6.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 148 ft 3.58 ft 10.8 sec 6.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 148 ft 3.64 ft 11.4 sec 6.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 148 ft 3.67 ft 7.1 sec 6.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 148 ft 4.49 ft 9.1 sec 7.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
06:00 148 ft 3.87 ft 7.7 sec 7.0 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 148 ft 4.00 ft 10.0 sec 7.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
12:00 148 ft 4.23 ft 11.4 sec 6.5 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec