Station 41038 - Search and Rescue Data

Wrightsville Beach Nearshore, NC (ILM2)
34.141 N 77.715 W (34°8'27" N 77°42'53" 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.

Data from a nearby waverider buoy (41110) 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
2024-07-24 1200Z24535-0785815
2024-07-24 0000Z195124-0834824
2024-07-23 1800Z20686-0826826
2024-07-23 1200Z20866-0826806
2024-07-23 0600Z206106-0826816
2024-07-23 0000Z192136-0826816
2024-07-22 1800Z177126-0806816
2024-07-22 1200Z22444-0784814
2024-07-22 0000Z197134-0834824
2024-07-21 1800Z200101-0821831
2024-07-20 1800Z201126-0826826
2024-07-20 1200Z23466-0806806
2024-07-20 0600Z28476-0766816
2024-07-20 0000Z208116-0826816
2024-07-19 1800Z16046-0806826

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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