Station 41024 - Search and Rescue Data

Sunset Nearshore, NC (SUN2)
33.837 N 78.477 W (33°50'14" N 78°28'36" W)

Right whales are active off NC from November to April. Speed restrictions of 10 knots apply to vessels 65 feet or greater within the vicinity of this station between November 1 and April 30. To learn more about right whales and rules protecting them, go to: http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/shipstrike.

Wave data from this buoy (SSBN7) can be viewed here.

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
2024-05-21 1200Z20103-0643723
2024-05-21 0600Z4276-0686726
2024-05-21 0000Z3986-0726726
2024-05-20 1800Z34106-0716726
2024-05-20 1200Z18126-0646716
2024-05-20 0600Z42116-0666726
2024-05-20 0000Z796-0696726
2024-05-19 1800Z21106-0696726
2024-05-19 1200Z35666-0706726
2024-05-19 0600Z240126-0736736
2024-05-19 0000Z224106-0756746
2024-05-18 1800Z218106-0756746
2024-05-18 1200Z22156-0746736
2024-05-18 0600Z183116-0746746
2024-05-18 0000Z15096-0746746
2024-05-17 1800Z14256-0746746
2024-05-17 1200Z26336-0716726
2024-05-17 0600Z25386-0726736
2024-05-17 0000Z24586-0766746
2024-05-16 1800Z23786-0736736

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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