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Station 41008 - Search and Rescue Data

GRAYS REEF - 40 NM Southeast of Savannah, GA
31.400 N 80.868 W (31°24'0" N 80°52'5" W)

This buoy is located in Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary

The southern third of NOAA's 22-square mile Gray's Reef National Marine Sanctuary has been designated a research area specifically designed for conducting controlled scientific studies where human activities cannot affect the results. Fishing and diving will be prohibited in the lightly used, 8-square mile research area. Vessels are permitted to travel through it without stopping. For complete information, go to the Gray's Reef website at graysreef.noaa.gov

LINK TO PMEL's pCO2 SITE for their data on this Station:
http://www.pmel.noaa.gov/co2/story/Grays+Reef

Right whales are active off GA from November to April. Speed restrictions of 10 knots apply to vessels 65 feet or greater within the vicinity of this station between November 15 and April 15. 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.

Average surface winds - six hour block.


Date

UTC
Average
Wind Dir
(True)
Average
Wind Spd
(Knots)
 Wind
Obs
Average
Seas
(Feet)
 Wave
Obs
07-22-20181200Z22815636
07-22-20180600Z21716636
07-22-20180000Z23910626
07-21-20181800Z22910626
07-21-20181200Z2718626
07-21-20180600Z24612636
07-21-20180000Z23413636
07-20-20181800Z20115636
07-20-20181200Z2309636
07-20-20180600Z19912636
07-20-20180000Z15213535
07-19-20181200Z20510626
07-19-20180600Z21314636
07-19-20180000Z19116636
07-18-20181800Z19712626
07-18-20181200Z22115636
07-18-20180600Z21318636
07-18-20180000Z20715636
07-17-20181800Z19914626

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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