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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
02-18-20191800Z3376525
02-18-20191200Z2119626
02-18-20190600Z18111626
02-18-20190000Z1317626
02-17-20191800Z1004636
02-17-20191200Z713626
02-17-20190600Z2066626
02-17-20190000Z1856626
02-16-20191800Z20111626
02-16-20191200Z21212626
02-16-20190600Z19310626
02-16-20190000Z1878626
02-15-20191800Z1845626
02-15-20191200Z2795626
02-15-20190600Z1635626
02-15-20190000Z345616
02-14-20191800Z55616
02-14-20191200Z249626
02-14-20190600Z33511626
02-14-20190000Z30712626

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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