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Handbook No. 1
Station 42002 - Search and Rescue Data
WEST GULF - 207 NM East of Brownsville, TX
Station 42002 is transmitting intermittently since 04/18/2012.
The NOAA National Data Buoy Center has deferred annual maintenance for buoys and C-MAN stations in your region until further notice. We hope to resume maintenance of the coastal and offshore weather buoys and C-MAN network next year, pending adequate funding in the FY14 budget.
42002 was re-established at the above location on 2/8/2008.
Previously the station was positioned at 25* 10' 00" N 094* 25' 00" W.
Average surface winds - six hour block.
The six-hour averages are calculated as follows: