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Station 41002 - Search and Rescue Data

SOUTH HATTERAS - 225 NM South of Cape Hatteras
31.862 N 74.835 W (31°51'42" N 74°50'6" W)

Right whales are active off SC from November to April. Speed restrictions of 10 knots apply to vessels 65 feet or greater in specific areas and times along the U.S. East Coast. It is illegal to approach right whales within 500 yards. To learn more about right whales and rules protecting them, go to: http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/shipstrike.

Average surface winds - six hour block.


Date

UTC
Average
Wind Dir
(True)
Average
Wind Spd
(Knots)
 Wind
Obs
Average
Seas
(Feet)
 Wave
Obs
03-30-20150600Z174666
03-30-20150000Z34415666
03-29-20151800Z32921686
03-29-20151200Z33322696
03-29-20150600Z313166106
03-29-20150000Z302166106
03-28-20151800Z293196136
03-28-20151200Z293256136
03-28-20150600Z262196116
03-28-20150000Z218186106
03-27-20151800Z216206106
03-27-20151200Z21118696
03-27-20150600Z19819686
03-27-20150000Z18218676
03-26-20151800Z17321676
03-26-20151200Z16521666
03-26-20150600Z15720666
03-26-20150000Z14620656
03-25-20151800Z13316656
03-25-20151200Z11817656

The six-hour averages are calculated as follows:

  • The 0000Z average uses data from 2100Z to 0259Z.
  • The 0600Z average uses data from 0300Z to 0859Z.
  • The 1200Z average uses data from 0900Z to 1459Z.
  • The 1800Z average uses data from 1500Z to 2059Z.

Display all available SAR data (up to 45 days)

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