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

Station 45162 - Search and Rescue Data

Alpena, MI
44.984 N 83.269 W (44°59'2" N 83°16'7" W)

Buoy recovered 10/20/14 for winter.

Average surface winds - six hour block.


Date

UTC
Average
Wind Dir
(True)
Average
Wind Spd
(Knots)
 Wind
Obs
Average
Seas
(Feet)
 Wave
Obs
10-17-20141200Z16675-0
10-17-20140600Z1944616
10-17-20140000Z1956211
10-16-20141800Z31562-0
10-16-20141200Z3226611
10-16-20140600Z3265212
10-16-20140000Z3474413
10-15-20141800Z32025-0
10-15-20141200Z214631
10-15-20140600Z625633
10-15-20140000Z7292-0
10-14-20141800Z10092-0
10-14-20140600Z9813634
10-14-20140000Z877623
10-13-20141800Z11063-0
10-13-20141200Z9410621
10-13-20140600Z999624
10-12-20141800Z102115-0
10-12-20141200Z14810621
10-12-20140600Z1537525
10-12-20140000Z837411
10-11-20141800Z22055-0
10-11-20141200Z23493-0
10-11-20140600Z23010311
10-11-20140000Z26483-0
10-10-20141800Z21663-0
10-10-20141200Z21012411
10-10-20140600Z22612411
10-10-20140000Z225152-0
10-09-20141800Z210121-0
10-09-20141200Z19613511
10-09-20140600Z18914615
10-09-20140000Z200101-0
10-08-20141200Z230171-0
10-08-20140600Z2027534
10-08-20140000Z1621634
10-07-20141800Z15515231
10-06-20141800Z13310636
10-06-20141200Z15212626
10-06-20140600Z15013635
10-06-20140000Z144135-0

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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