Station 41159 - Search and Rescue Data

Onslow Bay Outer, NC (217)
34.213 N 76.949 W (34°12'45" N 76°56'56" W)

Right whales are active off NC from November to April. Speed restrictions of 10 knots apply to vessels 65 feet or greater in specific areas and times along the mid-Atlantic coast. To learn more about right whales and rules protecting them, go to:

Data from a nearby buoy (41064) 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.
2024-04-21 0600Z--0311-06711
2024-04-21 0000Z--0311-06711
2024-04-20 1800Z--0312-06712
2024-04-20 1200Z--0310-06610
2024-04-20 0600Z--0312-06512
2024-04-20 0000Z--0312-06612
2024-04-19 1800Z--0412-06512
2024-04-19 1200Z--0411-06511
2024-04-19 0600Z--0312-06512
2024-04-19 0000Z--0311-06511
2024-04-18 1800Z--0311-06511
2024-04-18 1200Z--0312-06512
2024-04-18 0600Z--0412-06512
2024-04-18 0000Z--0312-06512
2024-04-17 1800Z--0312-06512
2024-04-17 1200Z--0312-06412
2024-04-17 0600Z--0312-06412
2024-04-17 0000Z--0312-06512
2024-04-16 1800Z--0312-06612
2024-04-16 1200Z--0412-06412

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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