Owned and maintained by National Data Buoy Center 3-meter discus buoy AMPS payload 28.522 N 80.188 W (28°31'18" N 80°11'18" W)
Site elevation: sea level Air temp height: 4 m above site elevation Anemometer height: 5 m above site elevation Barometer elevation: sea level Sea temp depth: 1 m below water line Water depth: 40.5 m Watch circle radius: 117
Right whales are active off FL from November to April. Speed restrictions of 10 knots apply to vessels 65 feet or greater in specific areas and times along the U.S. East Coast. It is illegal to approach right whales within 500 yards. To learn more about right whales and rules protecting them, go to: http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/shipstrike.
Station 41009 appeared to have gone adrift on 10/07/2016 while under the influence of Hurricane Matthew. The last report from its moored position was at 0539Z 10/07/2016. The buoy has ceased all transmissions after 0830Z 10/07/2016.