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): 11 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 3.94 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 3.9 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 10 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 3.28 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 2.46 - 4.10 ft
Wave Swell Period (WSP): 11 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 1.64 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 0.82 - 2.46 ft

Updated: 1:00 AM EDT on September 15, 2019

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 59 ft
Wave Height: 3.87 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 9.9 sec
Average Wave Period: 6.3 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.7 sec
Wave Record: 1600 sec

Updated: 1:00 AM EDT on September 15, 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 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)
20:30 76
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- 11 4.27 exactly 4.3 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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21:30 76
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- 11 4.27 exactly 4.3 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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23:00 76
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- 10 4.27 exactly 4.3 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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23:30 76
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- 11 4.27 exactly 4.3 9 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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00:00 76
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- 11 4.27 exactly 4.3 10 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 11 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 4.30 ft 10.5 sec 6.2 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
21:00 59 ft 4.17 ft 9.1 sec 6.0 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
22:00 59 ft 4.33 ft 9.9 sec 6.2 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
01:00 59 ft 3.87 ft 9.9 sec 6.3 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec