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Station 41002 - Search and Rescue Data

SOUTH HATTERAS - 225 NM South of Cape Hatteras
31.760 N 74.840 W (31°45'36" N 74°50'24" 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
12-15-20170600Z25317686
12-15-20170000Z25720696
12-14-20171800Z25721696
12-14-20171200Z24824686
12-14-20170600Z24020676
12-14-20170000Z259126106
12-13-20171800Z310176136
12-13-20171200Z315256136
12-13-20170600Z292286166
12-13-20170000Z243276126
12-12-20171800Z22224676
12-12-20171200Z23020656
12-12-20170600Z23315646
12-12-20170000Z25610646
12-11-20171800Z2699646
12-11-20171200Z30211656
12-11-20170600Z2899666
12-11-20170000Z3289676
12-10-20171800Z316166106
12-10-20171200Z301225125

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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