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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
09-03-20150600Z2986525
09-03-20150000Z2906626
09-02-20151800Z2838626
09-02-20151200Z3068626
09-02-20150600Z2778636
09-02-20150000Z2506636
09-01-20151800Z2654636
09-01-20151200Z24210636
09-01-20150600Z22310646
09-01-20150000Z20613646
08-31-20151800Z17413535
08-31-20151200Z14411636
08-31-20150600Z1768646
08-31-20150000Z1516646
08-30-20151800Z183645
08-30-20151200Z2224646
08-30-20150600Z2267656
08-30-20150000Z2083656
08-29-20151800Z2406646
08-29-20151200Z20312656

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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