Cape Henry, VA (44099)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: ° F
Wind direction (W Dir): ()
Wind Speed (W Spd): kts ( )
Dominant Wave Period (DWP): 8 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 1.64 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 1.6 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 8 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 1.64 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 0.82 - 2.46 ft

Updated: 9:00 PM EDT on July 19, 2019

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 59 ft
Wave Height: 1.84 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 8.3 sec
Average Wave Period: 5.5 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.7 sec
Wave Record: 1600 sec

Updated: 8:00 PM EDT on July 19, 2019

General Information

Location: 36.915 -75.72
Buoy Type: Waverider Buoy
Owned by: SCRIPPS
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 Pressure
  Air
(°F)
Water
(°F)
  Dir Speed
(kts)
Speed
(mph)
Period
(sec)
Height
(ft)
Range
(ft)
Period
(sec)
Height
(ft)
Range
(ft)
Atmo.
(in)
Tend.
(in)
20:30 81
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- 5 2.95 exactly 3.0 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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21:00 82
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- 5 3.28 exactly 3.3 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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21:30 82
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- 5 3.28 exactly 3.3 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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22:30 82
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- 5 2.95 exactly 3.0 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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23:30 82
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- 5 2.62 exactly 2.6 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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00:00 82
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- 6 2.62 exactly 2.6 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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00:30 82
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- 6 2.30 exactly 2.3 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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01:00 82
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- 6 2.30 exactly 2.3 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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01:30 81
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- 6 2.30 exactly 2.3 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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02:00 81
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- 6 2.30 exactly 2.3 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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03:30 80
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- 6 1.97 exactly 2.0 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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04:30 80
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- 6 2.30 exactly 2.3 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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05:30 79
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- 6 2.30 exactly 2.3 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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06:30 78
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- 6 2.30 exactly 2.3 6 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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08:00 78
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- 5 2.30 exactly 2.3 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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08:30 78
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- 6 2.62 exactly 2.6 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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09:30 77
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- 6 2.62 exactly 2.6 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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10:30 77
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- 6 2.95 exactly 3.0 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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11:30 77
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- 6 2.62 exactly 2.6 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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12:30 79
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- 5 2.62 exactly 2.6 5 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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13:30 80
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- 10 2.30 exactly 2.3 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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14:30 81
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- 11 2.30 exactly 2.3 5 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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15:30 83
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- 10 1.97 exactly 2.0 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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16:30 81
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- 11 1.97 exactly 2.0 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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17:30 81
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- 9 1.97 exactly 2.0 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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18:30 80
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- 10 1.97 exactly 2.0 10 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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19:30 81
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- 8 1.64 exactly 1.6 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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20:30 81
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- 9 1.97 exactly 2.0 9 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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21:00 81
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- 8 1.64 exactly 1.6 8 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 59 ft 3.08 ft 5.3 sec 4.0 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
22:00 59 ft 2.95 ft 5.0 sec 4.3 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
23:00 59 ft 2.62 ft 5.0 sec 4.1 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
03:00 59 ft 2.07 ft 5.9 sec 4.2 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
04:00 59 ft 2.17 ft 5.6 sec 4.2 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
05:00 59 ft 2.36 ft 6.3 sec 4.5 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
07:00 59 ft 2.36 ft 5.6 sec 4.7 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
09:00 59 ft 2.76 ft 5.9 sec 4.8 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
10:00 59 ft 2.82 ft 5.9 sec 5.0 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
11:00 59 ft 2.66 ft 6.3 sec 5.0 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
12:00 59 ft 2.53 ft 5.3 sec 4.9 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
13:00 59 ft 2.46 ft 6.7 sec 5.1 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
16:00 59 ft 2.10 ft 10.5 sec 5.0 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
18:00 59 ft 1.90 ft 9.9 sec 5.2 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
19:00 59 ft 1.90 ft 9.1 sec 5.3 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
20:00 59 ft 1.84 ft 9.1 sec 5.7 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec