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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
02-26-20171200Z30312676
02-26-20170600Z23215666
02-26-20170000Z23613676
02-25-20171800Z2747686
02-25-20171200Z3123696
02-25-20170600Z20476106
02-25-20170000Z4766106
02-24-20171800Z84116126
02-24-20171200Z67246126
02-24-20170600Z95236126
02-24-20170000Z95226106
02-23-20171800Z10020686
02-23-20171200Z10820676
02-23-20170600Z11020666
02-23-20170000Z10715656
02-22-20171800Z10113656
02-22-20171200Z9512656
02-22-20170600Z9312656
02-22-20170000Z7513656

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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