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Station 41025 (LLNR 640) - Diamond Shoals Image indicating link to RSS feed of recent meteorological observations for station 41025

Station 41025
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Owned and maintained by National Data Buoy Center
3-meter discus buoy
ARES payload
35.006 N 75.402 W (35°0'22" N 75°24'7" W)

Site elevation: sea level
Air temp height: 4 m above site elevation
Anemometer height: 5 m above site elevation
Barometer elevation: sea level
Sea temp depth: 0.6 m below site elevation
Water depth: 68.6 m
Watch circle radius: 123 yards

This buoy is located in the Monitor National Marine Sanctuary.

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/ 

Latest NWS Marine Forecast

Important Notice to Mariners

Search And Rescue (SAR) Data

Meteorological Observations from Nearby Stations and Ships Image indicating link to RSS feed of recent meteorological observations near station 41025

Regional HF Radar Surface Current Observations


Conditions at 41025 as of
(11:50 am EDT)
1550 GMT on 09/18/2014:

Note: This report is more than two hours old
Unit of Measure:    Time Zone:   

Click on the graph icon in the table below to see a time series plot of the last five days of that observation.

5-day plot - Wind Direction Wind Direction (WDIR): N ( 10 deg true )
5-day plot - Wind Speed Wind Speed (WSPD): 17.5 kts
5-day plot - Wind Gust Wind Gust (GST): 21.4 kts
5-day plot - Wave Height Wave Height (WVHT): 5.9 ft
5-day plot - Dominant Wave Period Dominant Wave Period (DPD): 11 sec
5-day plot - Average Period Average Period (APD): 6.0 sec
5-day plot - Mean Wave Direction Mean Wave Direction (MWD): E ( 92 deg true )
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 29.97 in
5-day plot - Pressure Tendency Pressure Tendency (PTDY): +0.04 in ( Rising )
5-day plot - Air Temperature Air Temperature (ATMP): 74.3 °F
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 10 meters (WSPD10M): 19.4 kts
5-day plot - Wind Speed at 10 Meters Wind Speed at 20 meters (WSPD20M): 19.4 kts
5-day plot - Wind Speed, Wind Gust and Atmospheric Pressure Combined plot of Wind Speed, Gust, and Air Pressure
Continuous Winds

Note: This report is more than two hours old
TIME
(EDT)
5-day plot - Wind Direction WDIR 5-day plot - Wind Speed WSPD
11:50 amN ( 11 deg ) 17.3 kts
11:40 amNNE ( 12 deg ) 17.3 kts
11:30 amNNE ( 12 deg ) 18.5 kts
11:20 amNNE ( 18 deg ) 17.9 kts
11:10 amNNE ( 15 deg ) 17.5 kts
11:00 amNNE ( 16 deg ) 17.7 kts
 
Peak gust during the measurement hour


Note: This report is more than two hours old
TIME
(EDT)
5-day plot - Gust Direction GDR 5-day plot - Gust Speed GST
11:23 amN ( 10 deg ) 23.3 kts
Previous observations
5-day plot - Wind Direction 5-day plot - Wind Speed 5-day plot - Wind Gust 5-day plot - Wave Height 5-day plot - Dominant Wave Period 5-day plot - Average Period 5-day plot - Mean Wave Direction 5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure 5-day plot - Pressure Tendency 5-day plot - Air Temperature 5-day plot - Water Temperature 5-day plot - Dew Point 5-day plot - Salinity 5-day plot - Visibility 5-day plot - Tide (above MLLW)
MM DD TIME
(EDT)
   WDIR WSPD
kts
GST
kts
WVHT
ft
DPD
sec
APD
sec
MWD PRES
in
PTDY
in
ATMP
°F
WTMP
°F
DEWP
°F
SAL
psu
VIS
nmi
TIDE
ft
091810:50 am   N 17.5 21.4 6.2 136.1 E29.96+0.05 74.7-----
0918 9:50 am   N 19.4 23.3 5.9 126.4 E29.95+0.04 74.5-----
0918 8:50 am   N 17.5 21.4 5.9 136.3 E29.93+0.04 75.4-----
0918 7:50 am   N 15.5 19.4 5.9 86.2 NE29.91+0.04 75.9-----
0918 6:50 am   N 17.5 19.4 6.2 86.4 NE29.91+0.02 74.8-----
0918 5:50 am  NNE 15.5 19.4 6.2 126.6 E29.89+0.01 74.1-----
0918 4:50 am  NNE 15.5 19.4 6.2 146.9 E29.88+0.00 74.3-----
0918 3:50 am  NNE 11.7 15.5 5.6 116.3ENE29.88+0.00 73.0-----
0918 2:50 am  NNE 13.6 15.5 6.2 146.4 E29.88-0.02 73.2-----
0918 1:50 am   NE 17.5 19.4 5.9 75.9 NE29.88-0.02 73.2-----
091812:50 am  NNE 17.5 21.4 5.9 126.2 E29.88-0.01 74.8-----
091711:50 pm  NNE 13.6 17.5 6.2 146.4 E29.90+0.00 73.8-----
091710:50 pm   NE 13.6 19.4 6.2 146.0 E29.91+0.02 74.3-----
0917 9:50 pm  NNE 15.5 19.4 6.6 76.1 NE29.90+0.02 75.0-----
0917 8:50 pm  NNE 19.4 25.3 6.2 76.1NNE29.89+0.03 74.8-----
0917 7:50 pm   N 17.5 23.3 5.9 76.0NNE29.88+0.02 74.3-----
0917 6:50 pm  NNE 15.5 19.4 5.9 76.0NNE29.88+0.01 75.4-----
0917 5:50 pm  NNE 15.5 21.4 5.9 146.0 E29.86-0.02 76.1-----
0917 4:50 pm   N 17.5 23.3 5.2 145.6 E29.86-0.04 73.6-----
0917 3:50 pm   N 13.6 21.4 4.6 145.9ESE29.86-0.05 77.4-----
0917 2:50 pm   NE 11.7 15.5 5.6 146.4 E29.88-0.07 78.4-----
0917 1:50 pm   NE 11.7 15.5 4.9 136.0 E29.90-0.04 77.5-----
091712:50 pm  ENE 13.6 17.5 5.6 76.0 NE29.91-0.04 75.0-----

Detailed Wave Summary
for 41025 as of (12:00 pm EDT)
1600 GMT on 09/18/2014:

These wave data are displayed in rounded times.

Unit of Measure:    Time Zone:   

Click on the graph icon in the table below to see a time series plot of the last five days of that observation.

5-day plot - Significant Wave HeightSignificant Wave Height (WVHT): 5.9 ft
5-day plot - Swell HeightSwell Height (SwH): 3.3 ft
5-day plot - Swell PeriodSwell Period (SwP): 11.4 sec
5-day plot - Swell DirectionSwell Direction (SwD): E
5-day plot - Wind Wave HeightWind Wave Height (WWH): 4.9 ft
5-day plot - Wind Wave PeriodWind Wave Period (WWP): 6.7 sec
5-day plot - Wind Wave DirectionWind Wave Direction (WWD): NE
5-day plot - Wave SteepnessWave Steepness (STEEPNESS): AVERAGE
5-day plot - Average Wave PeriodAverage Wave Period (APD): 6.0 sec
Previous observations
5-day plot - Significant Wave Height 5-day plot - Swell Height 5-day plot - Swell Period 5-day plot - Swell Direction 5-day plot - Wind Wave Height 5-day plot - Wind Wave Period 5-day plot - Wind Wave Direction 5-day plot - Wave Steepness 5-day plot - Average Wave Period
MM DD TIME
(EDT)
  WVHT
ft
  SwH
ft
  SwP
sec
  SwD WWH
ft
WWP
sec
  WWD STEEPNESS APD
sec
091811:00 am   6.2   3.3   12.9   E 5.2 6.7   NE AVERAGE 6.1
091810:00 am   5.9   3.6   12.1   E 4.6 7.7   NE AVERAGE 6.4
0918 9:00 am   5.9   3.9   12.9   E 4.6 7.7   NE AVERAGE 6.3
0918 8:00 am   5.9   3.9   7.7   NE 4.3 6.2   NE STEEP 6.2
0918 7:00 am   6.2   3.9   13.8   E 4.9 7.7   NE STEEP 6.4
0918 6:00 am   6.2   4.3   12.1   E 4.6 7.7   NE AVERAGE 6.6
0918 5:00 am   6.2   4.9   13.8   E 3.9 5.9   NNE SWELL 6.9
0918 4:00 am   5.6   4.9   10.8  ENE 3.0 4.0   NNE SWELL 6.3
0918 3:00 am   6.2   5.2   13.8   E 3.6 5.6   NNE SWELL 6.4
0918 2:00 am   5.9   3.3   10.8   E 4.9 6.7   NE STEEP 5.9
0918 1:00 am   5.9   3.6   12.1   E 4.9 6.7   NE AVERAGE 6.2
091812:00 am   6.2   4.6   13.8   E 4.3 6.2   NE SWELL 6.4
091711:00 pm   6.2   3.9   13.8   E 4.6 6.2   NE AVERAGE 6.0
091710:00 pm   6.6   3.3   12.1   E 5.6 7.1   NE STEEP 6.1
0917 9:00 pm   6.2   3.0   12.1  ENE 5.6 6.7   NNE STEEP 6.1
0917 8:00 pm   5.9   3.0   12.1   E 4.9 7.1   NNE STEEP 6.0
0917 7:00 pm   5.9   3.3   12.9  ENE 4.9 6.7   NNE STEEP 6.0
0917 6:00 pm   5.9   3.3   13.8   E 4.9 5.9   NNE AVERAGE 6.0
0917 5:00 pm   5.2   3.0   13.8   E 4.6 6.2   NNE AVERAGE 5.6
0917 4:00 pm   4.6   3.3   13.8  ESE 3.3 5.6   NNE SWELL 5.9
0917 3:00 pm   5.6   4.6   13.8   E 3.3 5.9   NNE SWELL 6.4
0917 2:00 pm   4.9   4.3   12.9   E 3.0 5.3   NNE SWELL 6.0
0917 1:00 pm   5.6   4.3   6.7   NE 3.6 4.8   NE STEEP 6.0

Plot of wave energy versus frequency (and period)


Description of Measurements

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Real Time Data in tabular form for the last forty-five days.

Historical Data & Climatic Summaries for quality controlled data for the current month, previous months, and previous years.

The weekly status report and the weekly maintenance report also provide valuable station information.

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Please refer to the NDBC data inventory for the data history of each station.