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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°24'0" 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:
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
Air Temp.
(Degrees F.)
Air Temp.
Obs
Water Temp.
(Degrees F.)
Water Temp.
Obs
2024-03-04 0000Z35863131659315931
2024-03-03 1800Z2353631960365935
2024-03-03 1200Z1673631859365836
2024-03-03 0600Z12233631861365936
2024-03-03 0000Z9523532160355935
2024-03-02 1800Z3633542060355833
2024-03-02 1200Z34613641859365836
2024-03-02 0600Z22613552061355836
2024-03-02 0000Z13143561861355835
2024-03-01 1800Z11393651862365835
2024-03-01 1200Z53133551560355834
2024-03-01 0600Z35173652059365836
2024-03-01 0000Z39203461957345834
2024-02-29 1800Z36213661856365836
2024-02-29 1200Z11193641858365936
2024-02-29 0600Z27873432263345933
2024-02-29 0000Z190123431863345935
2024-02-28 1800Z180113631961365935
2024-02-28 1200Z203103641860365836
2024-02-28 0600Z195143632161365836
2024-02-28 0000Z171153531762355835
2024-02-27 1800Z186103421560345833
2024-02-27 1200Z18873621958365735
2024-02-27 0600Z18983622159365734
2024-02-27 0000Z13983321960335830
2024-02-26 1800Z16133611660365734
2024-02-26 1200Z14823611756365636
2024-02-26 0600Z11663611856365636
2024-02-26 0000Z11473521854355734
2024-02-25 1800Z2163621851365736
2024-02-25 1200Z11133531952355635
2024-02-25 0600Z330123621958365736
2024-02-25 0000Z271113521962355735
2024-02-24 1800Z249113521659355734
2024-02-24 1200Z286153632256365636
2024-02-24 0600Z281113631959365635
2024-02-24 0000Z227103541860355735
2024-02-23 1800Z199163351759335632
2024-02-23 1200Z208203642058365636
2024-02-23 0600Z216153641959365735
2024-02-23 0000Z17193531959355834
2024-02-22 1800Z26323531756355735
2024-02-22 1200Z033642056365736
2024-02-22 0600Z34623642056365636
2024-02-22 0000Z8163542056355735
2024-02-21 1800Z17133651953365636
2024-02-21 1200Z21153641955365636
2024-02-21 0600Z1593631955365636
2024-02-21 0000Z4573541855355634
2024-02-20 1800Z18113641954365636
2024-02-20 1200Z354103642054365636
2024-02-20 0600Z2873642155365636
2024-02-20 0000Z47123542054355635
2024-02-19 1800Z16123641851365636
2024-02-19 1200Z358153632051365636
2024-02-19 0600Z11133642052365635
2024-02-19 0000Z29163552052355635
2024-02-18 1800Z30203651953365636
2024-02-18 1200Z36193651956365736
2024-02-18 0600Z23143622057365634
2024-02-18 0000Z27853511958355635
2024-02-17 1800Z23793611958365636
2024-02-17 1200Z241123621958365636
2024-02-17 0600Z22983622058365735
2024-02-17 0000Z20273522059355735
2024-02-16 1800Z18033621859365736
2024-02-16 1200Z23153621957365636
2024-02-16 0600Z22083622059365736
2024-02-16 0000Z16863522061355735
2024-02-15 1800Z9113621761365636
2024-02-15 1200Z3063621857365636
2024-02-15 0600Z2253621857365634
2024-02-15 0000Z1653612056365636
2024-02-14 1800Z1483611955365735
2024-02-14 1200Z354113622053365635
2024-02-14 0600Z319113611956365636
2024-02-14 0000Z28473511958355634
2024-02-13 1800Z282143631855365634
2024-02-13 1200Z275233651955365634
2024-02-13 0600Z235163641861365734
2024-02-13 0000Z16893541961355734
2024-02-12 1800Z15933631860365736
2024-02-12 1200Z15253631960365736
2024-02-12 0600Z19363632060365736
2024-02-12 0000Z16473541961355735
2024-02-11 1800Z19083641860365636
2024-02-11 1200Z19293641758365636
2024-02-11 0600Z19093621859365536
2024-02-11 0000Z169103531960355635
2024-02-10 1800Z18973621858365536
2024-02-10 1200Z20343631857365536
2024-02-10 0600Z19853631958365536
2024-02-10 0000Z15873531859355635
2024-02-09 1800Z15623631761365536
2024-02-09 1200Z8543641758365536
2024-02-09 0600Z7353641957365536
2024-02-09 0000Z5193541957355535
2024-02-08 1800Z32103641956365535
2024-02-08 1200Z25113651954365535
2024-02-08 0600Z1893642053365536
2024-02-08 0000Z5193552151355535
2024-02-07 1800Z24153661846365535
2024-02-07 1200Z21203671847365536
2024-02-07 0600Z24203672052365635
2024-02-07 0000Z1193561855355635
2024-02-06 1800Z359243681952365635
2024-02-06 1200Z6263681952365636
2024-02-06 0600Z10243681955365536
2024-02-06 0000Z0213571953355635
2024-02-05 1800Z5223671853365636
2024-02-05 1200Z15163661756365636
2024-02-05 0600Z4663682058365635
2024-02-05 0000Z88183582060355635
2024-02-04 1800Z82163661761365635
2024-02-04 1200Z55163651859365636
2024-02-04 0600Z57183662158365636
2024-02-04 0000Z53213562056355635
2024-02-03 1800Z41183651857365535
2024-02-03 1200Z2683621956365536
2024-02-03 0600Z24843621956365536
2024-02-03 0000Z20773522156355534
2024-02-02 1800Z22473631855365536
2024-02-02 1200Z27093631854365535
2024-02-02 0600Z22393632055365536
2024-02-02 0000Z16893532055355535
2024-02-01 1800Z35733631852365535
2024-02-01 1200Z1383641853365536
2024-02-01 0600Z18133642253365535
2024-02-01 0000Z354153332055335533
2024-01-31 1800Z309143631855365535
2024-01-31 1200Z262143631953365535
2024-01-31 0600Z245133522055355535
2024-01-31 0000Z19593521856355635
2024-01-30 1800Z20553611854365536
2024-01-30 1200Z32473611952365536
2024-01-30 0600Z28983612154365536
2024-01-30 0000Z29143512056355534
2024-01-29 1800Z321143632053365534
2024-01-29 1200Z306213641950365536
2024-01-29 0600Z288223642053365534
2024-01-29 0000Z286173632057365636
2024-01-28 1800Z273153631758365636
2024-01-28 1200Z234113641760365636
2024-01-28 0600Z189133632061365735
2024-01-28 0000Z172113531962355735
2024-01-27 1800Z17483622061365636
2024-01-27 1200Z17473631959365536
2024-01-27 0600Z20063632059365535
2024-01-27 0000Z14843532259355535
2024-01-26 1800Z15343632058365536
2024-01-26 1200Z18793641759365536
2024-01-26 0600Z18773632059365536
2024-01-26 0000Z12763641860365534
2024-01-25 1800Z11913642261365536
2024-01-25 1200Z15543651859365536
2024-01-25 0600Z11453641959365536
2024-01-25 0000Z12263551960355534
2024-01-24 1800Z12573651861365536
2024-01-24 1200Z12373651560365436
2024-01-24 0600Z8853651859365436
2024-01-24 0000Z7563541858355535
2024-01-23 1800Z3553641757365436
2024-01-23 1200Z8883641859365536
2024-01-23 0600Z4483642357365436
2024-01-23 0000Z37123642057365436
2024-01-22 1800Z35143641856365436
2024-01-22 1200Z46173651753365436
2024-01-22 0600Z38173642148365435
2024-01-22 0000Z22143532041355434
2024-01-21 1800Z17143541536355435
2024-01-21 1200Z7193651936365536
2024-01-21 0600Z354183441940345535
2024-01-21 0000Z324173532244355535
2024-01-20 1800Z315143631841365536
2024-01-20 1200Z332163641940365536
2024-01-20 0600Z331213642246365536
2024-01-20 0000Z308183532057355634
2024-01-19 1800Z252133621855365636
2024-01-19 1200Z251143621953365636
2024-01-19 0600Z238103621953365636
2024-01-19 0000Z30071821253185517

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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