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Station SSBN7 - Sunset Beach Nearshore Waves Image indicating link to RSS feed of recent meteorological observations for station SSBN7

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Owned and maintained by Coastal Ocean Research and Monitoring Program (CORMP)
33.830 N 78.480 W (33°49'48" N 78°28'48" W)

Right whales are active off NC from November to April. Speed restrictions of 10 knots apply to vessels 65 feet or greater within the vicinity of this station between November 1 and April 30.  To learn more about right whales and rules protecting them, go to: http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/shipstrike. 

Search And Rescue (SAR) Data

Meteorological Observations from Nearby Stations and Ships Image indicating link to RSS feed of recent meteorological observations near station SSBN7


Conditions at SSBN7 as of
(1:18 am EDT)
0518 GMT on 09/02/2014:
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 - Wave Height Wave Height (WVHT): 2.3 ft
5-day plot - Dominant Wave Period Dominant Wave Period (DPD): 9 sec
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
090212:18 am  --- 2.3 4----------
090111:18 pm  --- 2.6 4----------
090110:18 pm  --- 2.3 4----------
0901 9:18 pm  --- 2.6 8----------
0901 8:18 pm  --- 2.3 4----------
0901 7:18 pm  --- 2.3 4----------
0901 6:18 pm  --- 2.3 8----------
0901 5:18 pm  --- 2.3 3----------
0901 4:18 pm  --- 2.0 9----------
0901 3:18 pm  --- 2.0 9----------
0901 2:18 pm  --- 2.0 5----------
0901 1:18 pm  --- 2.0 4----------
090112:18 pm  --- 2.3 5----------
090111:18 am  --- 2.0 4----------
090110:18 am  --- 2.0 8----------
0901 9:18 am  --- 2.0 8----------
0901 8:18 am  --- 2.0 9----------
0901 7:18 am  --- 2.0 9----------
0901 6:18 am  --- 2.0 9----------
0901 5:18 am  --- 2.0 9----------
0901 4:18 am  --- 2.3 8----------
0901 3:18 am  --- 2.6 9----------

Disclaimer: Ocean current directions are measured to the nearest 10 degrees and speeds are measured to the nearest whole centimeter per second.

Ocean Current Data for SSBN7

Note: This report is more than two hours old

Unit of Measure:   Time Zone:   
    1:10 am EDT    1:00 am EDT   12:50 am EDT   12:10 am EDT   12:00 am EDT   11:50 pm EDT
Depth
ft
   Dir
°
Speed
kts
   Dir
°
Speed
kts
   Dir
°
Speed
kts
   Dir
°
Speed
kts
   Dir
°
Speed
kts
   Dir
°
Speed
kts
3     40 0.29    10 0.19    20 0.25    330 0.21    330 0.21    340 0.23
33     40 0.12    10 0.10    20 0.12    330 0.21    330 0.14    340 0.14

Previous (up to 48) reports of ocean current data for SSBN7

Ocean Current Stick Plots are available in metric units only:
     1-day plot - ocean current 1-day plot      3-day plot - ocean current 3-day plot      5-day plot - ocean current 5-day plot


Ocean Conditions at SSBN7 as of
(1:10 am EDT)
0510 GMT on 09/02/2014:

Note: This report is more than two hours old

These oceanographic 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.

 Depth (DEPTH): 32.2 ft
5-day plot - Ocean TemperatureOcean Temperature (OTMP):81.90 °F
Previous observations
5-day plot - Ocean Temperature 5-day plot - Conductivity 5-day plot - Salinity 5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PCT) 5-day plot - Oxygen Concentration (O2PPM) 5-day plot - Chlorophyll 5-day plot - Turbidity 5-day plot - pH 5-day plot - Eh
MM   DD    TIME
(EDT)
DEPTH
ft
       OTMP
°F
   COND
mS/cm
  SAL
psu
  O2%
%
   O2PPM
ppm
CLCON
ug/l
TURB
FTU
PH EH
mv
09021:00 am 32.281.90--------
090212:50 am 32.281.90--------
090212:10 am 32.281.97--------
090212:00 am 32.281.97--------
090111:50 pm 32.282.00--------
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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.