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): 9 sec
Dominant Wave Height (DWH): 11.81 ft
Dominant Wave Range (DWR): exactly 11.8 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 9 sec
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 11.48 ft
Wind Wave Range (WWR): 10.66 - 12.30 ft
Wave Swell Period (WSP): 11 sec
Wave Swell Height (WSH): 3.28 ft
Wave Swell Range (WSR): 2.46 - 4.10 ft

Updated: 8:00 PM EST on November 16, 2019

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 59 ft
Wave Height: 10.73 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 9.1 sec
Average Wave Period: 6.2 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.7 sec
Wave Record: 1600 sec

Updated: 7:00 PM EST on November 16, 2019

General Information

Location: 36.915 North -75.72 West
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 60
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- 5 4.92 exactly 4.9 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 - - -
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21:30 60
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- 6 4.92 exactly 4.9 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 12 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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23:00 60
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- 5 5.58 exactly 5.6 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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23:30 60
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- 5 5.58 exactly 5.6 5 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 13 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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00:00 60
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- 5 5.91 exactly 5.9 5 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 13 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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01:30 60
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- 6 7.22 exactly 7.2 6 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 12 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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03:00 59
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- 6 7.55 exactly 7.5 6 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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03:30 59
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- 6 8.20 exactly 8.2 6 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 12 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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08:30 59
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- 8 10.50 exactly 10.5 8 9.84 9.02 - 10.66 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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09:30 59
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- 8 9.84 exactly 9.8 8 9.84 9.02 - 10.66 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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10:30 59
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- 8 10.17 exactly 10.2 8 9.84 9.02 - 10.66 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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12:30 59
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- 8 11.48 exactly 11.5 8 11.48 10.66 - 12.30 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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13:30 59
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- 9 10.50 exactly 10.5 9 9.84 9.02 - 10.66 11 1.64 0.82 - 2.46
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15:30 59
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- 9 11.81 exactly 11.8 9 11.48 10.66 - 12.30 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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16:30 59
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- 9 11.81 exactly 11.8 9 11.48 10.66 - 12.30 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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17:00 59
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- 9 11.81 exactly 11.8 9 11.48 10.66 - 12.30 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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17:30 59
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- 10 10.83 exactly 10.8 10 11.48 10.66 - 12.30 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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18:30 59
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- 10 11.15 exactly 11.2 10 11.48 10.66 - 12.30 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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19:30 59
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- 10 11.15 exactly 11.2 10 11.48 10.66 - 12.30 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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20:00 59
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- 9 11.81 exactly 11.8 9 11.48 10.66 - 12.30 11 3.28 2.46 - 4.10
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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 4.66 ft 5.0 sec 4.2 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
21:00 59 ft 4.99 ft 5.6 sec 4.4 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
22:00 59 ft 5.09 ft 5.3 sec 4.4 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
01:00 59 ft 6.00 ft 5.9 sec 4.7 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
02:00 59 ft 7.22 ft 5.9 sec 4.9 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
04:00 59 ft 8.01 ft 6.3 sec 5.2 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
05:00 59 ft 8.89 ft 7.1 sec 5.5 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
07:00 59 ft 10.79 ft 7.7 sec 6.1 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
08:00 59 ft 10.33 ft 7.7 sec 5.8 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
09:00 59 ft 9.94 ft 7.7 sec 5.9 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
12:00 59 ft 10.66 ft 9.1 sec 6.3 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
14:00 59 ft 11.55 ft 9.1 sec 6.5 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
15:00 59 ft 11.91 ft 9.1 sec 6.5 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
16:00 59 ft 11.15 ft 9.1 sec 6.4 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
18:00 59 ft 11.02 ft 9.9 sec 6.4 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec
19:00 59 ft 11.09 ft 9.9 sec 6.4 sec 0.7 sec 1600 sec