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TAO performance continues to improve after fourth service cruise. Read more...

Station 42040 - Search and Rescue Data

LUKE OFFSHORE TEST PLATFORM - 64 NM South of Dauphin Island, AL
29.212 N 88.207 W (29°12'45" N 88°12'27" W)

This buoy is not adrift.

Click here for the latest positions.

Average surface winds - six hour block.


Date

UTC
Average
Wind Dir
(True)
Average
Wind Spd
(Knots)
 Wind
Obs
Average
Seas
(Feet)
 Wave
Obs
11-27-20141800Z35617545
11-27-20141200Z34219666
11-27-20140600Z28126656
11-27-20140000Z25815626
11-26-20141800Z3069626
11-26-20141200Z34616656
11-26-20140600Z34021656
11-26-20140000Z35819656
11-25-20141800Z3122676
11-25-20141200Z3426675
11-25-20140600Z1023655
11-25-20140000Z3339646
11-24-20141800Z30110656
11-24-20141200Z25212656
11-24-20140600Z21511666
11-24-20140000Z20418676
11-23-20141800Z24525676
11-23-20141200Z17316676
11-23-20140600Z10719686
11-23-20140000Z9221676
11-22-20141800Z9220666
11-22-20141200Z9219666
11-22-20140600Z10518656
11-22-20140000Z9018656
11-21-20141800Z8519646
11-21-20141200Z8912626
11-21-20140600Z896616
11-21-20140000Z696616
11-20-20141800Z645616
11-20-20141200Z1181616
11-20-20140600Z2161626
11-20-20140000Z1197626
11-19-20141800Z8512636
11-19-20141200Z4515636
11-19-20140600Z3717656
11-19-20140000Z2021676
11-18-20141800Z1223676
11-18-20141200Z1023685
11-18-20140600Z327685
11-18-20140000Z35025675
11-17-20141800Z34526684
11-17-20141200Z28915666
11-17-20140600Z20117646
11-17-20140000Z18714646
11-16-20141800Z16619646
11-16-20141200Z14215626
11-16-20140600Z14511626
11-16-20140000Z10311626
11-15-20141800Z539626
11-15-20141200Z359636
11-15-20140600Z3611636
11-15-20140000Z1214646
11-14-20141800Z36015656
11-14-20141200Z1217666
11-14-20140600Z520676
11-14-20140000Z022666
11-13-20141800Z219656
11-13-20141200Z917646
11-13-20140600Z816636
11-13-20140000Z1111616
11-12-20141800Z3557616
11-12-20141200Z2665616
11-12-20140600Z2096616
11-12-20140000Z1674616
11-11-20141800Z851616
11-11-20141200Z2615616
11-11-20140600Z19510616
11-11-20140000Z1636616
11-10-20141800Z2483616
11-10-20141200Z1391616
11-10-20140600Z193616
11-10-20140000Z3347616
11-09-20141800Z76626
11-09-20141200Z1712626
11-09-20140600Z1114626
11-09-20140000Z189616
11-08-20141800Z119626
11-08-20141200Z237626
11-08-20140600Z378626
11-08-20140000Z1110626
11-07-20141800Z2911646
11-07-20141200Z3020676
11-07-20140600Z1222666
11-07-20140000Z34416636
11-06-20141800Z3346636
11-06-20141200Z1663646
11-06-20140600Z1469646
11-06-20140000Z1249646
11-05-20141800Z12215646
11-05-20141200Z12815646
11-05-20140600Z13013636
11-05-20140000Z11211636
11-04-20141800Z1309636
11-04-20141200Z14511636
11-04-20140600Z11814636
11-04-20140000Z10013636
11-03-20141800Z10110626
11-03-20141200Z9911626
11-03-20140600Z6110626
11-03-20140000Z2310636
11-02-20141800Z2711646
11-02-20141200Z5414646
11-02-20140600Z2719646
11-02-20140000Z35218646
11-01-20141800Z35619676
11-01-20141200Z15286105
11-01-20140600Z35830684
11-01-20140000Z32723646
10-31-20141800Z31813626
10-31-20141200Z35815636
10-31-20140600Z36015636
10-31-20140000Z35913636
10-30-20141800Z3916646
10-30-20141200Z3115646
10-30-20140600Z99626
10-30-20140000Z3173626
10-29-20141800Z3519626
10-29-20141200Z3255636
10-29-20140600Z722636
10-29-20140000Z3574635
10-28-20141800Z13913626
10-28-20141200Z1407616
10-28-20140600Z1569616
10-28-20140000Z15010616
10-27-20141800Z13810616
10-27-20141200Z784616
10-27-20140600Z1753616
10-27-20140000Z1302616
10-26-20141800Z346615
10-26-20141200Z196616
10-26-20140600Z3479626
10-26-20140000Z34612626
10-25-20141800Z1813636
10-25-20141200Z2315636
10-25-20140600Z1815626
10-25-20140000Z35713626
10-24-20141800Z69636
10-24-20141200Z1310636
10-24-20140600Z338636
10-24-20140000Z5711636
10-23-20141800Z6612636
10-23-20141200Z6114646
10-23-20140600Z4617646
10-23-20140000Z3713636
10-22-20141800Z5113636
10-22-20141200Z5315636
10-22-20140600Z3912626
10-22-20140000Z4110626
10-21-20141800Z4511626
10-21-20141200Z4010616
10-21-20140600Z358616
10-21-20140000Z278616
10-20-20141800Z734615
10-20-20141200Z947626
10-20-20140600Z789626
10-20-20140000Z6310636
10-19-20141800Z7214646
10-19-20141200Z5918636
10-19-20140600Z1511616
10-19-20140000Z3027616
10-18-20141800Z3128616
10-18-20141200Z32210616
10-18-20140600Z2926606
10-18-20140000Z2835616
10-17-20141800Z3403616
10-17-20141200Z3245616
10-17-20140600Z2926616
10-17-20140000Z29712616
10-16-20141800Z29511626
10-16-20141200Z31712626
10-16-20140600Z31815636
10-16-20140000Z29316636
10-15-20141800Z28813636
10-15-20141200Z30812645
10-15-20140600Z31314655
10-15-20140000Z29316656
10-14-20141800Z28717666
10-14-20141200Z29720676
10-14-20140600Z23318686
10-14-20140000Z19121666
10-13-20141800Z15820656
10-13-20141200Z14019646
10-13-20140600Z14515626
10-13-20140000Z14712323

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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