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Station 41008 - Search and Rescue Data

GRAYS REEF - 40 NM Southeast of Savannah, GA
31.400 N 80.868 W (31°24'0" N 80°52'5" W)

This buoy is located in Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary

The southern third of NOAA's 22-square mile Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary has been designated a research area specifically designed for conducting controlled scientific studies where human activities cannot affect the results. Fishing and diving will be prohibited in the lightly used, 8-square mile research area. Vessels are permitted to travel through it without stopping. For complete information, go to the Gray's Reef website at graysreef.noaa.gov   

LINK TO PMEL's pCO2 SITE for their data on this Station:
http://www.pmel.noaa.gov/co2/story/Grays+Reef

Right whales are active off GA from November to April. Speed restrictions of 10 knots apply to vessels 65 feet or greater within the vicinity of this station between November 15 and April 15. 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
09-27-20160600Z8810636
09-27-20160000Z8913646
09-26-20161800Z6815646
09-26-20161200Z8414646
09-26-20160600Z8312646
09-26-20160000Z6516646
09-25-20161800Z4014646
09-25-20161200Z39636
09-25-20160600Z622636
09-25-20160000Z786636
09-24-20161800Z147636
09-24-20161200Z31510636
09-24-20160600Z2888636
09-24-20160000Z101626
09-23-20161800Z3379525
09-23-20161200Z29411525
09-23-20160600Z2586626
09-23-20160000Z3125626
09-22-20161800Z32010626
09-22-20161200Z31411626

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.

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