Station 41008 - Search and Rescue Data

GRAYS REEF - 40 NM Southeast of Savannah, GA
31.400 N 80.866 W (31°24'0" N 80°51'59" 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 Gray's Reef Research Area

LINK TO PMEL's pCO2 SITE for their data on this Station:

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:

Average surface winds - six hour block.

Date (UTC) Average
Wind Dir
Wind Spd
Air Temp.
(Degrees F.)
Air Temp.
Water Temp.
(Degrees F.)
Water Temp.
2023-12-04 0600Z23083621866366534
2023-12-04 0000Z21393522067356435
2023-12-03 1800Z210113631867366536
2023-12-03 1200Z20683632066366435
2023-12-03 0600Z21393632067366536
2023-12-03 0000Z18973541967356435
2023-12-02 1800Z16323541868356536
2023-12-02 1200Z4913642067366436
2023-12-02 0600Z19073642068366536
2023-12-02 0000Z15453542168356535
2023-12-01 1800Z14943641869366536
2023-12-01 1200Z12643621768366534
2023-12-01 0600Z11953621967366535
2023-12-01 0000Z38123321764336528
2023-11-30 1800Z3793621862366533
2023-11-30 1200Z43103622057366534
2023-11-30 0600Z35173611956366534
2023-11-30 0000Z34353511955356634
2023-11-29 1800Z27653611951366532
2023-11-29 1200Z32383521651356635

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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