Bouy Station 44009

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By Elsie on Thursday, April 10, 2003 - 10:59 pm:

http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/station_page.phtml?,http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/station_page.phtml?}$station=44009

Station 44009 - DELAWARE BAY 26 NM Southeast of Cape May, NJ

Detailed Wave Summary
for 44009 as of
(10:00 pm EDT on 04/10/2003)
0200 GMT on 04/11/2003:

Significant Wave Height (H0): 14.8 ft
Wind Wave Height (WWH): 14.8 ft
Wind Wave Period (WWP): 9.1 sec
Wave Steepness (STEEPNESS): STEEP
Average Wave Period (AVP): 7.1 sec

Since sometime between 1 & 2 this afternoon, the winds have been from the ENE, not the NE as had been. In this direction and velocity for a few more high tides, all property in Fenwick Island, the Town, could be waterfront...again! Stay tuned to that bouy webpage!
At 10 pm,
Wind Speed (WSPD): 29.1 kts
Wind Gust (GST): 36.9 kts

check the site out for yourself. look at the 24 hour history of these wave height numbers to see how much they have climbed. Get more enjoyment and learn something from this storm system!

By Elsie on Thursday, April 10, 2003 - 11:01 pm:

oops! typed the word "buoy" wrong above. Sorry!

By Elsie on Thursday, April 10, 2003 - 11:06 pm:

the link doesn't look right either.

http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/station_page.phtml?$station=44009

If this doesn't print right, you've got enough to find it if you are interested.

By Elsie on Thursday, April 10, 2003 - 11:28 pm:

Conditions at 44009 as of
(11:00 pm EDT on 04/10/2003)
0300 GMT on 04/11/2003:
Wind Direction (WDIR): ENE ( 60 deg true )
Wind Speed (WSPD): 29.1 kts
Wind Gust (GST): 35.0 kts
Wave Height (WVHT): 15.4 ft
Dominant Wave Period (DPD): 9 sec

High Tide Ocean City is somewhat after 3 am 4/11/03

By Elsie on Friday, April 11, 2003 - 07:59 am:

Guess I was looking at things right at the peak. This morn's numbers showed that all started to subside from the time of the 11 pm report.

By slower lower delaware on Friday, April 11, 2003 - 03:10 pm:

It looks like the Pig got loose!!!!!


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