Frying Pan Shoals, NC (41013)

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Current Weather/Wave Observations

Air Temperature: 66° F
Humidity: 73
Wind direction (W Dir): Inter Austrum et Zephyrum (225 - 234 Degrees)
Wind Speed (W Spd): 11.7 kts (13.4 mph)
Wind Gust (W Spd): 15.6 kts (17.9 mph)
Atmospheric Pressure (AP): 29.82 in

Updated: 11:30 AM EDT die 25o April, anno 2018

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Current Wave Detail Observations

Water Depth: 79 ft
Wave Height: 6.56 ft
Spectral Peak Period: 10.0 sec
Average Wave Period: 6.4 sec
Sampling Interval: 0.6 sec
Wave Record: 2400 sec

Updated: 12:00 PM EDT die 25o April, anno 2018

General Information

Location: 33.436 North -77.743 West
Buoy Type: 2.3-meter foam discus buoy
Buoy Hull: 2.3D01
Payload: SCOOP payload
Owned by: NDBC
Windspeed: Measured by obtained from anemometer
Sea Surface: Measured by Intake
Note: Right whales are active off NC from November to April. Speed restrictions of 10 knots apply to vessels 65 feet or greater in specific areas and times 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)
20:10 70 70 68 Magis Auster quam Zephyrus 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 29.84 -
20:20 70 70 66 Magis Auster quam Zephyrus 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 29.84 -
20:40 70 70 69 Magis Auster quam Zephyrus 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 29.84 -
21:00 70 70 73 Magis Auster quam Zephyrus 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 29.84 +0.02
21:10 70 70 72 Magis Auster quam Zephyrus 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.85 -
21:40 70 70 74 Magis Auster quam Zephyrus 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.85 -
21:50 70 70 73 Magis Auster quam Zephyrus 17.5 20.1 11 9.19 exactly 9.2 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 11 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 29.85 -
22:10 70 70 73 Magis Auster quam Zephyrus 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 29.85 -
22:20 70 70 72 Magis Auster quam Zephyrus 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.86 -
22:40 70 70 72 Magis Auster quam Zephyrus 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.86 -
22:50 70 70 71 Magis Auster quam Zephyrus 17.5 20.1 11 8.86 exactly 8.9 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 11 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 29.86 -
23:10 70 70 69 Magis Auster quam Zephyrus 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.85 -
23:30 70 70 69 Magis Auster quam Zephyrus 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.85 -
23:40 70 70 69 Magis Auster quam Zephyrus 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.84 -
23:50 70 71 68 Magis Auster quam Zephyrus 17.5 20.1 10 8.86 exactly 8.9 6 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 10 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 29.84 -
00:10 70 71 70 Magis Auster quam Zephyrus 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.83 -
00:20 70 71 71 Magis Auster quam Zephyrus 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.83 -
00:30 70 71 70 Magis Auster quam Zephyrus 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.83 -
00:50 71 71 65 Magis Auster quam Zephyrus 17.5 20.1 11 9.84 exactly 9.8 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 11 8.20 7.38 - 9.02 29.83 -
01:00 71 71 65 Magis Auster quam Zephyrus 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 29.82 -0.03
01:10 71 71 66 Inter Austrum et Zephyrum 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 29.82 -
01:20 70 71 69 Inter Austrum et Zephyrum 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 29.82 -
01:30 70 71 70 Inter Austrum et Zephyrum 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.81 -
01:40 70 71 71 Inter Austrum et Zephyrum 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.81 -
01:50 70 71 71 Inter Austrum et Zephyrum 17.5 20.1 11 7.87 exactly 7.9 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 11 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 29.81 -
02:10 70 71 70 Inter Austrum et Zephyrum 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.81 -
02:20 70 71 70 Inter Austrum et Zephyrum 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.81 -
02:30 70 71 70 Inter Austrum et Zephyrum 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.81 -
02:50 69
-
73 Inter Austrum et Zephyrum 15.6 17.9 11 8.53 exactly 8.5 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 11 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 29.79 -
03:10 69 71 72 Inter Austrum et Zephyrum 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 29.79 -
03:20 69 71 70 Inter Austrum et Zephyrum 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.78 -
03:30 69 71 72 Magis Zephyrus quam Auster 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 29.79 -
03:40 69 71 69 Magis Zephyrus quam Auster 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.78 -
04:00 69 71 65 Magis Zephyrus quam Auster 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.79 -0.03
04:20 69 71 65 Magis Zephyrus quam Auster 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.80 -
04:40 69 71 66 Magis Zephyrus quam Auster 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.79 -
04:50 69 71 66 Magis Zephyrus quam Auster 17.5 20.1 11 6.89 exactly 6.9 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 11 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.79 -
05:10 69 71 67 Magis Zephyrus quam Auster 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.78 -
05:20 69 71 66 Magis Zephyrus quam Auster 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.79 -
05:40 69 70 65 Magis Zephyrus quam Auster 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.78 -
05:50 69 70 65 Magis Zephyrus quam Auster 17.5 20.1 10 6.89 exactly 6.9 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 10 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.79 -
06:00 69 70 66 Magis Zephyrus quam Auster 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.79 -
06:20 69 70 65 Magis Zephyrus quam Auster 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 29.79 -
06:30 69 70 63 Magis Zephyrus quam Auster 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 29.80 -
06:40 69 70 63 Magis Zephyrus quam Auster 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 29.80 -
06:50 69 70 65 Magis Zephyrus quam Auster 13.6 15.7 10 8.20 exactly 8.2 7 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 10 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 29.80 -
07:10 69 70 65 Inter Austrum et Zephyrum 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 29.81 -
07:20 69 70 67 Inter Austrum et Zephyrum 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 29.81 -
07:30 69 70 66 Inter Austrum et Zephyrum 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 29.81 -
07:40 69 70 66 Inter Austrum et Zephyrum 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 29.81 -
07:50 69 70 66 Magis Zephyrus quam Auster 15.6 17.9 10 7.55 exactly 7.5 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 10 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 29.81 -
08:10 69 70 66 Magis Zephyrus quam Auster 17.5 20.1 - - - - - - 29.81 -
08:20 68 70 69 Magis Zephyrus quam Auster 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 29.81 -
08:30 68 70 68 Magis Zephyrus quam Auster 19.4 22.4 - - - - - - 29.81 -
08:50 68 70 69 Magis Zephyrus quam Auster 15.6 17.9 10 6.56 exactly 6.6 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 10 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.81 -
09:10 67 70 73 Magis Zephyrus quam Auster 15.6 17.9 - - - - - - 29.81 -
09:20 67 70 72 Magis Zephyrus quam Auster 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 29.81 -
09:30 67 70 73 Magis Zephyrus quam Auster 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 29.81 -
09:40 67 70 73 Magis Zephyrus quam Auster 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 29.81 -
09:50 67 70 72 Magis Zephyrus quam Auster 13.6 15.7 10 6.89 exactly 6.9 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 10 6.56 5.74 - 7.38 29.81 -
10:10 66 70 73 Inter Austrum et Zephyrum 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 29.81 -
10:20 66 70 72 Inter Austrum et Zephyrum 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 29.81 -
10:30 66 70 74 Inter Austrum et Zephyrum 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 29.81 -
10:40 66 70 74 Inter Austrum et Zephyrum 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 29.81 -
10:50 66 70 74 Inter Austrum et Zephyrum 13.6 15.7 10 6.23 exactly 6.2 6 3.28 2.46 - 4.10 10 4.92 4.10 - 5.74 29.82 -
11:00 66 70 74 Inter Austrum et Zephyrum 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 29.82 -
11:10 66 70 74 Magis Zephyrus quam Auster 13.6 15.7 - - - - - - 29.82 -
11:30 66 70 73 Inter Austrum et Zephyrum 11.7 13.4 - - - - - - 29.82 -

Detailed Wave Spectra

Time Water Depth Wave Height Spectral Peak Period Average Wave Period Sampling Interval Wave Record
20:00 79 ft 9.71 ft 10.0 sec 7.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
22:00 79 ft 9.12 ft 10.8 sec 6.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
23:00 79 ft 8.89 ft 10.8 sec 6.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
00:00 79 ft 8.89 ft 10.0 sec 6.8 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
02:00 79 ft 7.84 ft 10.8 sec 6.1 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
03:00 79 ft 8.50 ft 10.8 sec 6.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
05:00 79 ft 6.89 ft 10.8 sec 6.3 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
07:00 79 ft 8.07 ft 10.0 sec 6.7 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
08:00 79 ft 7.64 ft 10.0 sec 6.9 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
09:00 79 ft 6.43 ft 10.0 sec 6.2 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
10:00 79 ft 6.99 ft 10.0 sec 6.6 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec
12:00 79 ft 6.56 ft 10.0 sec 6.4 sec 0.6 sec 2400 sec