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Station 41008 - Search and Rescue Data

GRAYS REEF - 40 NM Southeast of Savannah, GA
31.400 N 80.866 W (31°24'1" 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 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
03-02-20211200Z4811636
03-02-20210600Z14626
03-02-20210000Z3154636
03-01-20211800Z2537636
03-01-20211200Z21811636
03-01-20210600Z21711636
03-01-20210000Z18412636
02-28-20211800Z1886636
02-28-20211200Z1645636
02-28-20210600Z1816626
02-28-20210000Z1588626
02-27-20211800Z1543626
02-27-20211200Z1662626
02-27-20210600Z1946616
02-27-20210000Z1607626
02-26-20211800Z1836616
02-26-20211200Z1964616
02-26-20210600Z2156616
02-26-20210000Z1817616

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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