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Station 42360 - Search and Rescue Data

BW Pioneer buoy - C16471
26.602 N 90.238 W (26°36'9" N 90°14'17" W)

Anemometers are located at 3 meters above sea level but they are corrected to 10 meters by the owner.
October 1st, 2014 buoy 42360 was re-deployed at 26 36' 8.64" N  90 14' 17.1" W.  This is approximately 18 miles east of its previous location.  

Average surface winds - six hour block.


Date

UTC
Average
Wind Dir
(True)
Average
Wind Spd
(Knots)
 Wind
Obs
Average
Seas
(Feet)
 Wave
Obs
11-23-20141800Z31514464
11-23-20141200Z17817676
11-23-20140600Z13516666
11-23-20140000Z9518666
11-22-20141800Z10315676
11-22-20141200Z10919666
11-22-20140600Z9618646
11-22-20140000Z7221656
11-21-20141800Z7721646
11-21-20141200Z8015646
11-21-20140600Z8216646
11-21-20140000Z8317636
11-20-20141800Z7015636
11-20-20141200Z8711636
11-20-20140600Z8311636
11-20-20140000Z7811646
11-19-20141800Z5617666
11-19-20141200Z4217666
11-19-20140600Z4119676
11-19-20140000Z2223686

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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