Station 42002 - Search and Rescue Data

WEST GULF - 207 NM East of Brownsville, TX
26.055 N 93.646 W (26°3'18" N 93°38'46" W)

The highly endangered Rice's whale, a newly identified species, inhabit the northeastern Gulf of Mexico year-round along the continental shelf-break between 100m and 400m depth. Vessels can kill or injure whales - please use slow speeds and be prepared to avoid surfacing whales. To report sightings call 1-877-WHALE-HELP.

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
2024-06-21 1200Z79183281583328332
2024-06-21 0600Z85203691984368336
2024-06-21 0000Z912036101984368336
2024-06-20 1800Z942136121984368336
2024-06-20 1200Z1062336131984368336
2024-06-20 0600Z962636141984368335
2024-06-20 0000Z952536141884368336
2024-06-19 1800Z932436142184368336
2024-06-19 1200Z962436131983368436
2024-06-19 0600Z852236112183368435
2024-06-19 0000Z702134101883348434
2024-06-18 1800Z72203692081368436
2024-06-18 1200Z732336101981368436
2024-06-18 0600Z91243692081368536
2024-06-18 0000Z83223391782338533
2024-06-17 1800Z101223681883368536
2024-06-17 1200Z125183682183368536
2024-06-17 0600Z116223662083368634
2024-06-17 0000Z116153441883348634
2024-06-16 1800Z124113642085368636

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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