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Station 44086 - Nags Head, NC (243) Image indicating link to RSS feed of recent meteorological observations for station 44086


Conditions at 44086 as of
(12:56 pm EST)
1756 GMT on 03/01/2024:
     

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): 3.6 ft
5-day plot - Dominant Wave Period Dominant Wave Period (DPD): 4 sec
5-day plot - Average Wave Period Average Period (APD): 4.2 sec
5-day plot - Mean Wave Direction Mean Wave Direction (MWD):ENE ( 64 deg true )
5-day plot - Water Temperature Water Temperature (WTMP): 47.8 °F
Previous observations
TIME
(EST)
5-day plot - Wind Direction
WDIR
 
5-day plot - Wind Speed
WSPD
kts
5-day plot - Wind Gust
GST
kts
5-day plot - Wave Height
WVHT
ft
5-day plot - Dominant Wave Period
DPD
sec
5-day plot - Average Wave Period
APD
sec
5-day plot - Mean Wave Direction
MWD
 
5-day plot - Atmospheric Pressure
PRES
in
5-day plot - Pressure Tendency
PTDY
in
5-day plot - Air Temperature
ATMP
°F
5-day plot - Water Temperature
WTMP
°F
5-day plot - Dew Point
DEWP
°F
5-day plot - Salinity
SAL
psu
5-day plot - Visibility
VIS
nmi
5-day plot - Tide (above MLLW)
TIDE
ft
2024-03-01 12:26 pm--- 3.6 44.1ENE--- 47.7----
2024-03-01 11:56 am--- 3.3 94.1 E--- 47.7----
2024-03-01 11:26 am--- 3.3 94.0 E--- 47.7----
2024-03-01 10:56 am--- 3.3 94.0 E--- 47.5----
2024-03-01 10:26 am--- 3.0 104.3 E--- 47.7----
2024-03-01 09:56 am--- 3.0 64.3 NE--- 47.7----
2024-03-01 09:26 am--- 2.6 94.5 E--- 47.7----
2024-03-01 08:56 am--- 3.0 95.2ENE--- 47.7----
2024-03-01 08:26 am--- 2.6 95.8ENE--- 47.7----
2024-03-01 07:56 am--- 2.6 96.2ENE--- 47.5----
2024-03-01 07:26 am--- 3.0 96.3ENE--- 47.7----
2024-03-01 06:56 am--- 2.6 106.1ENE--- 47.7----
2024-03-01 06:26 am--- 3.0 96.6ENE--- 47.7----
2024-03-01 05:56 am--- 3.0 76.4 NE--- 47.7----
2024-03-01 05:26 am--- 3.0 76.3ENE--- 47.7----
2024-03-01 04:56 am--- 3.0 76.2ENE--- 47.7----
2024-03-01 04:26 am--- 3.0 76.2 NE--- 47.7----
2024-03-01 03:56 am--- 3.0 86.0 NE--- 47.7----
2024-03-01 03:26 am--- 2.6 85.9ENE--- 47.7----
2024-03-01 02:56 am--- 2.6 86.0 NE--- 47.7----
2024-03-01 02:26 am--- 2.6 85.9ENE--- 47.7----
2024-03-01 01:56 am--- 3.0 86.2ENE--- 47.7----
2024-03-01 01:26 am--- 3.3 86.0 NE--- 47.5----
2024-03-01 12:56 am--- 3.0 86.2 NE--- 47.5----
2024-03-01 12:26 am--- 3.0 86.1 NE--- 47.5----
2024-02-29 11:56 pm--- 3.0 86.2 NE--- 47.5----
2024-02-29 11:26 pm--- 3.0 85.9 NE--- 47.5----
2024-02-29 10:56 pm--- 3.3 96.0 NE--- 47.5----
2024-02-29 10:26 pm--- 3.0 85.9 NE--- 47.5----
2024-02-29 09:56 pm--- 3.3 96.0ENE--- 47.7----
2024-02-29 09:26 pm--- 3.3 65.9NNE--- 47.5----
2024-02-29 08:56 pm--- 3.3 95.9ENE--- 47.7----
2024-02-29 08:26 pm--- 3.0 65.8NNE--- 47.5----
2024-02-29 07:56 pm--- 3.0 75.8ENE--- 47.7----
2024-02-29 07:26 pm--- 3.3 75.7 NE--- 47.7----
2024-02-29 06:56 pm--- 3.3 75.7 NE--- 47.8----
2024-02-29 05:56 pm--- 3.3 75.6 NE--- 47.8----
2024-02-29 05:26 pm--- 3.3 75.7NNE--- 47.8----
2024-02-29 04:56 pm--- 3.6 75.7NNE--- 47.8----
2024-02-29 04:26 pm--- 3.6 75.7 NE--- 48.0----
2024-02-29 03:56 pm--- 3.6 85.5 NE--- 48.0----
2024-02-29 03:26 pm--- 3.6 85.4 NE--- 48.0----
2024-02-29 02:56 pm--- 3.3 65.0 N--- 47.8----
2024-02-29 02:26 pm--- 3.9 85.2ENE--- 47.8----
2024-02-29 01:56 pm--- 3.9 65.0 N--- 48.0----
2024-02-29 01:26 pm--- 3.9 64.8NNE--- 48.0----
2024-02-29 12:56 pm--- 4.3 64.9 N--- 48.0----

Detailed Wave Summary
for 44086 as of (1:26 pm EST)
1826 GMT on 03/01/2024:

These wave data are displayed in rounded times.

     

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 Height Significant Wave Height (WVHT): 3.9 ft
5-day plot - Swell Height Swell Height (SwH): 0.7 ft
5-day plot - Swell Period Swell Period (SwP): 10.5 sec
5-day plot - Swell Direction Swell Direction (SwD):ESE
5-day plot - Wind Wave Height Wind Wave Height (WWH): 3.6 ft
5-day plot - Wind Wave Period Wind Wave Period (WWP): 4.2 sec
5-day plot - Wind Wave Direction Wind Wave Direction (WWD):ENE
5-day plot - Wave Steepness Wave Steepness (STEEPNESS):VERY_STEEP
5-day plot - Average Wave Period Average Wave Period (APD): 4.1 sec
Previous observations
TIME
(EST)
5-day plot - Wave Height
WVHT
ft
5-day plot - Swell Height
SwH
ft
5-day plot - Swell Period
SwP
sec
5-day plot - Swell Direction
SwD
 
5-day plot - Wind Wave Height
WWH
ft
5-day plot - Wind Wave Period
WWP
sec
5-day plot - Wind Wave Direction
WWD
 
5-day plot - Wave Steepness
STEEPNESS
 
5-day plot - Average Wave Period
APD
sec
2024-03-01 12:56 pm 3.6 0.7 10.5 E 3.6 4.2 ENEVERY_STEEP 4.2
2024-03-01 12:26 pm 3.6 0.7 10.5 E 3.6 4.0 ENEVERY_STEEP 4.1
2024-03-01 11:56 am 3.3 0.7 11.1 E 3.3 9.1 E AVERAGE 4.1
2024-03-01 11:26 am 3.3 0.7 13.3ESE 3.3 9.1 E AVERAGE 4.0
2024-03-01 10:56 am 3.3 0.7 10.5 E 3.0 9.1 E AVERAGE 4.0
2024-03-01 10:26 am 3.0 0.7 13.3 E 3.0 9.9 E AVERAGE 4.3
2024-03-01 09:56 am 3.0 0.7 13.3ESE 2.6 5.9 NE STEEP 4.3
2024-03-01 09:26 am 2.6 0.7 10.5 E 2.6 9.1 E AVERAGE 4.5
2024-03-01 08:56 am 3.0 0.7 10.5 E 2.6 9.1 ENE AVERAGE 5.2
2024-03-01 08:26 am 2.6 0.7 10.5 E 2.6 9.1 ENE N/A 5.8
2024-03-01 07:56 am 2.6 0.7 11.8ENE 2.6 9.1 ENE N/A 6.2
2024-03-01 07:26 am 3.0 0.7 10.5ENE 3.0 9.1 ENE AVERAGE 6.3
2024-03-01 06:56 am 2.6 0.7 10.5 E 2.6 9.9 ENE AVERAGE 6.1
2024-03-01 06:26 am 3.0 1.0 10.5ENE 3.0 9.1 ENE AVERAGE 6.6
2024-03-01 05:56 am 3.0 0.7 10.5ENE 3.0 7.1 NE AVERAGE 6.4
2024-03-01 05:26 am 3.0 0.7 11.1 E 3.0 6.7 ENE AVERAGE 6.3
2024-03-01 04:56 am 3.0 0.7 10.5ENE 3.0 7.1 ENE AVERAGE 6.2
2024-03-01 04:26 am 3.0 0.7 10.5 E 3.0 7.1 NE AVERAGE 6.2
2024-03-01 03:56 am 3.0 0.7 10.5 E 3.0 7.7 NE AVERAGE 6.0
2024-03-01 03:26 am 2.6 0.7 10.5 E 2.6 8.3 ENE AVERAGE 5.9
2024-03-01 02:56 am 2.6 0.7 10.5ENE 2.6 7.7 NE AVERAGE 6.0
2024-03-01 02:26 am 2.6 0.7 11.1 E 2.6 7.7 ENE AVERAGE 5.9
2024-03-01 01:56 am 3.0 0.7 14.3 E 3.0 8.3 ENE AVERAGE 6.2
2024-03-01 01:26 am 3.0 0.7 10.5ENE 3.0 8.3 NE AVERAGE 6.0
2024-03-01 12:56 am 3.0 0.7 11.1 E 3.0 8.3 NE AVERAGE 6.2
2024-03-01 12:26 am 3.0 0.7 10.5ENE 3.0 8.3 NE AVERAGE 6.1
2024-02-29 11:56 pm 3.0 0.7 10.5ENE 3.0 8.3 NE AVERAGE 6.2
2024-02-29 11:26 pm 3.0 0.7 10.5ENE 3.0 8.3 NE AVERAGE 5.9
2024-02-29 10:56 pm 3.3 0.7 10.5ENE 3.3 9.1 NE AVERAGE 6.0
2024-02-29 10:26 pm 3.0 0.7 10.5ENE 3.0 8.3 NE AVERAGE 5.9
2024-02-29 09:56 pm 3.3 0.7 10.5 NE 3.3 9.1 ENE AVERAGE 6.0
2024-02-29 09:26 pm 3.3 0.7 10.5ENE 3.3 6.2 NNE STEEP 5.9
2024-02-29 08:56 pm 3.0 0.7 10.5ENE 3.0 9.1 ENE AVERAGE 5.9
2024-02-29 08:26 pm 3.0 0.7 10.5ENE 3.0 6.2 NNE STEEP 5.8
2024-02-29 07:56 pm 3.0 0.7 10.5ENE 3.0 7.1 ENE AVERAGE 5.8
2024-02-29 07:26 pm 3.3 0.7 10.5ENE 3.3 6.7 NE AVERAGE 5.7
2024-02-29 06:56 pm 3.3 0.7 10.5 NE 3.0 6.7 NE AVERAGE 5.7
2024-02-29 06:26 pm 3.3 0.7 10.5ENE 3.3 6.7 NNE AVERAGE 5.8
2024-02-29 05:56 pm 3.3 0.7 10.5ENE 3.3 6.7 NE AVERAGE 5.6
2024-02-29 05:26 pm 3.3 0.7 10.5 NE 3.3 6.7 NNE AVERAGE 5.7
2024-02-29 04:56 pm 3.6 0.7 10.5ENE 3.3 6.7 NNE AVERAGE 5.7
2024-02-29 04:26 pm 3.6 0.7 10.5ENE 3.6 7.1 NE AVERAGE 5.7
2024-02-29 03:56 pm 3.6 0.7 10.5ENE 3.6 7.7 NE AVERAGE 5.5
2024-02-29 03:26 pm 3.6 0.7 10.5 E 3.6 7.7 NE AVERAGE 5.4
2024-02-29 02:56 pm 3.3 0.7 11.8 E 3.3 5.9 N STEEP 5.0
2024-02-29 02:26 pm 3.9 0.7 10.5 E 3.9 8.3 ENE AVERAGE 5.2
2024-02-29 01:56 pm 3.9 0.7 11.1ENE 3.6 5.9 N STEEP 5.0
2024-02-29 01:26 pm 3.9 0.7 11.1ENE 3.9 6.2 NNE STEEP 4.8
2024-02-29 12:56 pm 4.3 0.7 11.1ESE 4.3 5.6 NVERY_STEEP 4.9

Plot of wave energy versus frequency (and period)