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Station 41065 - Search and Rescue Data

Capers Nearshore Waves (CAP2WAVE)
32.802 N 79.619 W (32°48'6" N 79°37'8" W)

Right whales are active off SC 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. 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

Meteorological data from this station (41029) can be viewed here.

Average surface winds - six hour block.

Date (UTC) Average
Wind Dir
Wind Spd
Air Temp.
(Degrees F.)
Air Temp.
Water Temp.
(Degrees F.)
Water Temp.
2024-03-03 1200Z--036-0-0
2024-03-03 0600Z--036-0-0
2024-03-03 0000Z--036-0-0
2024-03-02 1800Z--046-0-0
2024-03-02 1200Z--046-0-0
2024-03-02 0600Z--056-0-0
2024-03-02 0000Z--056-0-0
2024-03-01 1800Z--046-0-0
2024-03-01 1200Z--046-0-0
2024-03-01 0600Z--036-0-0
2024-03-01 0000Z--035-0-0
2024-02-29 1800Z--036-0-0
2024-02-29 1200Z--036-0-0
2024-02-29 0600Z--046-0-0
2024-02-29 0000Z--046-0-0
2024-02-28 1800Z--046-0-0
2024-02-28 1200Z--046-0-0
2024-02-28 0600Z--036-0-0
2024-02-28 0000Z--036-0-0
2024-02-27 1800Z--026-0-0

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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