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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
12-15-20181800Z1978545
12-15-20181200Z2126646
12-15-20180600Z17013656
12-15-20180000Z19410656
12-14-20181800Z1079666
12-14-20181200Z1353666
12-14-20180600Z1287666
12-14-20180000Z1026636
12-13-20181800Z837626
12-13-20181200Z788626
12-13-20180600Z1742626
12-13-20180000Z2059626
12-12-20181800Z2365626
12-12-20181200Z32212636
12-12-20180600Z27615636
12-12-20180000Z28914636
12-11-20181800Z30412646
12-11-20181200Z32317646
12-11-20180600Z30014636
12-11-20180000Z30113626

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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