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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
2024-03-04 0000Z106104-0584574
2024-03-03 1800Z8956-0596586
2024-03-03 1200Z7346-0586576
2024-03-03 0600Z8916-0576576
2024-03-03 0000Z23356-0586586
2024-03-02 1800Z22956-0586566
2024-03-02 1200Z33116-0596556
2024-03-02 0600Z13996-0586546
2024-03-02 0000Z97166-0586546
2024-03-01 1800Z86156-0576546
2024-03-01 1200Z63146-0516546
2024-03-01 0600Z42116-0506546
2024-03-01 0000Z11685-0525545
2024-02-29 1800Z3976-0516546
2024-02-29 1200Z357156-0486546
2024-02-29 0600Z310146-0586556
2024-02-29 0000Z207206-0606546
2024-02-28 1800Z205216-0606546
2024-02-28 1200Z206156-0586546
2024-02-28 0600Z216136-0586546
2024-02-28 0000Z199136-0586546
2024-02-27 1800Z19996-0576546
2024-02-27 1200Z18546-0556536
2024-02-27 0600Z22346-0546536
2024-02-27 0000Z21186-0566546
2024-02-26 1800Z218116-0556546
2024-02-26 1200Z22875-0526536
2024-02-26 0600Z22686-0526536
2024-02-26 0000Z20066-0516536
2024-02-25 1800Z10136-0486536
2024-02-25 1200Z348106-0426536
2024-02-25 0600Z329144-0486534
2024-02-25 0000Z29766-0536536
2024-02-24 1800Z285116-0586536
2024-02-24 1200Z291116-0526536
2024-02-24 0600Z28266-0536536
2024-02-24 0000Z27586-0576536
2024-02-23 1800Z210226-0566536
2024-02-23 1200Z215206-0566536
2024-02-23 0600Z226106-0556536
2024-02-23 0000Z199126-0566536
2024-02-22 1800Z20466-0546536
2024-02-22 1200Z7226-0486526
2024-02-22 0600Z3636-0496526
2024-02-22 0000Z3856-0546526
2024-02-21 1800Z360116-0536526
2024-02-21 1200Z7166-0416526
2024-02-21 0600Z10146-0456526
2024-02-21 0000Z1946-0536536
2024-02-20 1800Z4066-0526526
2024-02-20 1200Z18136-0436526
2024-02-20 0600Z2696-0476526
2024-02-20 0000Z8696-0516526
2024-02-19 1800Z4066-0516526
2024-02-19 1200Z5106-0436526
2024-02-19 0600Z33376-0446526
2024-02-19 0000Z32956-0466536
2024-02-18 1800Z35386-0446536
2024-02-18 1200Z13126-0406536
2024-02-18 0600Z17136-0476536
2024-02-18 0000Z196-0536536
2024-02-17 1800Z332116-0566546
2024-02-17 1200Z231126-0556536
2024-02-17 0600Z203106-0556536
2024-02-17 0000Z13876-0556546
2024-02-16 1800Z15816-0566546
2024-02-16 1200Z25176-0556536
2024-02-16 0600Z23886-0556546
2024-02-16 0000Z200156-0576546
2024-02-15 1800Z18976-0546536
2024-02-15 1200Z27066-0516526
2024-02-15 0600Z24796-0536536
2024-02-15 0000Z223106-0546536
2024-02-14 1800Z28066-0556536
2024-02-14 1200Z31041-0471521
2024-02-14 0600Z29932-0512522
2024-02-14 0000Z30486-0576536
2024-02-13 1800Z289196-0586536
2024-02-13 1200Z242246-0556536
2024-02-13 0600Z193136-0576536
2024-02-13 0000Z14666-0576546
2024-02-12 1800Z25936-0586536
2024-02-12 1200Z22066-0576536
2024-02-12 0600Z20436-0556536
2024-02-12 0000Z22266-0556536
2024-02-11 1800Z21876-0556536
2024-02-11 1200Z21966-0546526
2024-02-11 0600Z22166-0546536
2024-02-11 0000Z23686-0556526
2024-02-10 1800Z22396-0556536
2024-02-10 1200Z22346-0536526
2024-02-10 0600Z24136-0536526
2024-02-10 0000Z19956-0556536
2024-02-09 1800Z18726-0546526
2024-02-09 1200Z24416-0496516
2024-02-09 0600Z17816-0496526
2024-02-09 0000Z17446-0496526
2024-02-08 1800Z12746-0476526
2024-02-08 1200Z1886-0406516
2024-02-08 0600Z4096-0456516
2024-02-08 0000Z296-0516526
2024-02-07 1800Z6126-0496516
2024-02-07 1200Z13166-0376516
2024-02-07 0600Z18196-0416516
2024-02-07 0000Z12196-0506526
2024-02-06 1800Z16216-0506526
2024-02-06 1200Z8236-0436526
2024-02-06 0600Z27216-0486526
2024-02-06 0000Z29176-0556526
2024-02-05 1800Z42176-0546526
2024-02-05 1200Z37186-0476526
2024-02-05 0600Z58206-0496526
2024-02-05 0000Z67186-0516526
2024-02-04 1800Z73126-0506526
2024-02-04 1200Z45126-0446526
2024-02-04 0600Z55116-0476526
2024-02-04 0000Z10876-0496536
2024-02-03 1800Z4686-0496526
2024-02-03 1200Z29146-0466526
2024-02-03 0600Z45136-0516526
2024-02-03 0000Z25636-0536536
2024-02-02 1800Z23376-0526536
2024-02-02 1200Z247126-0496526
2024-02-02 0600Z238146-0516526
2024-02-02 0000Z215136-0526536
2024-02-01 1800Z20856-0496536
2024-02-01 1200Z325106-0416526
2024-02-01 0600Z332106-0446526
2024-02-01 0000Z336145-0485535
2024-01-31 1800Z15136-0496536
2024-01-31 1200Z35556-0486536
2024-01-31 0600Z9376-0526536
2024-01-31 0000Z105146-0526536
2024-01-30 1800Z96126-0506526
2024-01-30 1200Z36126-0446516
2024-01-30 0600Z34386-0486516
2024-01-30 0000Z31266-0546516
2024-01-29 1800Z324136-0536516
2024-01-29 1200Z297146-0476526
2024-01-29 0600Z271156-0526526
2024-01-29 0000Z260196-0576556
2024-01-28 1800Z230176-0606576
2024-01-28 1200Z215156-0596566
2024-01-28 0600Z180136-0616576
2024-01-28 0000Z13876-0606586
2024-01-27 1800Z13346-0586576
2024-01-27 1200Z26916-0556546
2024-01-27 0600Z22736-0566566
2024-01-27 0000Z23776-0586576
2024-01-26 1800Z19856-0586566
2024-01-26 1200Z21246-0576536
2024-01-26 0600Z17676-0596546
2024-01-26 0000Z17346-0596546
2024-01-25 1800Z18066-0596536
2024-01-25 1200Z17666-0576516
2024-01-25 0600Z14466-0576516
2024-01-25 0000Z10246-0566526
2024-01-24 1800Z8266-0546516
2024-01-24 1200Z7466-0536506
2024-01-24 0600Z7276-0536506
2024-01-24 0000Z8266-0536506
2024-01-23 1800Z7766-0526496
2024-01-23 1200Z6286-0506496
2024-01-23 0600Z6996-0486506
2024-01-23 0000Z9476-0486506
2024-01-22 1800Z7666-0446506
2024-01-22 1200Z4896-0386506
2024-01-22 0600Z1566-0376506
2024-01-22 0000Z33186-0396506
2024-01-21 1800Z331106-0346506
2024-01-21 1200Z332146-0256506
2024-01-21 0600Z318166-0306506
2024-01-21 0000Z312156-0356516
2024-01-20 1800Z314146-0366516
2024-01-20 1200Z321116-0346516
2024-01-20 0600Z317136-0396526
2024-01-20 0000Z302196-0516526
2024-01-19 1800Z253176-0546526
2024-01-19 1200Z251146-0516516
2024-01-19 0600Z32326-0516526
2024-01-19 0000Z7363-0523523

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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