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
Wind Spd
Air Temp.
(Degrees F.)
Air Temp.
Water Temp.
(Degrees F.)
Water Temp.
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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