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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
05-02-20160600Z14613646
05-02-20160000Z13710646
05-01-20161800Z13610646
05-01-20161200Z10512656
05-01-20160600Z8613656
05-01-20160000Z6114656
04-30-20161800Z5811646
04-30-20161200Z5910535
04-30-20160600Z369636
04-30-20160000Z2477636
04-29-20161800Z20514636
04-29-20161200Z19713636
04-29-20160600Z18711525
04-29-20160000Z1739626
04-28-20161800Z1828626
04-28-20161200Z2045626
04-28-20160600Z17710626
04-28-20160000Z17510626
04-27-20161800Z18310626
04-27-20161200Z18010626

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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