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Station 44020 - Search and Rescue Data

NANTUCKET SOUND
41.443 N 70.186 W (41°26'35" N 70°11'11" W)

Caution: Right whales may be active in northeast waters year-round.  NOAA recommends vessels reduce speeds below 10 knots, when consistent with safe navigation. For latest sightings, go to: http://rwhalesightings.nefsc.noaa.gov/

For area forecasts and warnings, select: Boston WFO

Average surface winds - six hour block.


Date

UTC
Average
Wind Dir
(True)
Average
Wind Spd
(Knots)
 Wind
Obs
Average
Seas
(Feet)
 Wave
Obs
07-29-20141800Z23010313
07-29-20141200Z27212626
07-29-20140600Z22716626
07-29-20140000Z21020625
07-28-20141800Z18017636
07-28-20141200Z17516626
07-28-20140600Z19013616
07-28-20140000Z19215616
07-27-20141800Z18116626
07-27-20141200Z18414616
07-27-20140600Z21011616
07-27-20140000Z21514616
07-26-20141800Z20514616
07-26-20141200Z22611616
07-26-20140600Z23812616
07-26-20140000Z23211616
07-25-20141800Z922616
07-25-20141200Z34410616
07-25-20140600Z3457616
07-25-20140000Z4010616

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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