Station 41008 - Search and Rescue Data
GRAYS REEF - 40 NM Southeast of Savannah, GA
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:
Average surface winds - six hour block.
The six-hour averages are calculated as follows: