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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
12-17-20171800Z604414
12-17-20171200Z696616
12-17-20170600Z343616
12-17-20170000Z403616
12-16-20171800Z167616
12-16-20171200Z35812626
12-16-20170600Z30814626
12-16-20170000Z26414626
12-15-20171800Z20410616
12-15-20171200Z2359616
12-15-20170600Z2326616
12-15-20170000Z21710626
12-14-20171800Z22411626
12-14-20171200Z24118636
12-14-20170600Z22821636
12-14-20170000Z21115626
12-13-20171800Z2884626
12-13-20171200Z32519646
12-13-20170600Z29723646
12-13-20170000Z27922646

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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