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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)

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.

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 be 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 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

Average surface winds - six hour block.


Date

UTC
Average
Wind Dir
(True)
Average
Wind Spd
(Knots)
 Wind
Obs
Average
Seas
(Feet)
 Wave
Obs
04-16-20141800Z4320666
04-16-20141200Z3523676
04-16-20140600Z33620646
04-16-20140000Z29719656
04-15-20141800Z18510646
04-15-20141200Z1908646
04-15-20140600Z20510636
04-15-20140000Z1479646
04-14-20141800Z1205646
04-14-20141200Z1374545
04-14-20140600Z1196636
04-14-20140000Z995636
04-13-20141800Z786626
04-13-20141200Z1063636
04-13-20140600Z1345626
04-13-20140000Z1506626
04-12-20141800Z1664626
04-12-20141200Z2062626
04-12-20140600Z1823626
04-12-20140000Z1486626

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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