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Station 42012 - Search and Rescue Data

ORANGE BEACH - 44 NM SE of Mobile, AL
30.060 N 87.548 W (30°3'36" N 87°32'54" W)

Bryde's whales 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. To learn more, go to: https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/species/gulf-mexico-brydes-whale

Average surface winds - six hour block.


Date

UTC
Average
Wind Dir
(True)
Average
Wind Spd
(Knots)
 Wind
Obs
Average
Seas
(Feet)
 Wave
Obs
06-24-20211800Z26522023
06-24-20211200Z24863628
06-24-20210600Z19563627
06-24-20210000Z22973526
06-23-20211800Z21853626
06-23-20211200Z20253627
06-23-20210600Z22393639
06-23-20210000Z18473538
06-22-20211800Z26463637
06-22-20211200Z244163658
06-22-20210600Z26773637
06-22-20210000Z207133547
06-21-20211800Z205123636
06-21-20211200Z19963637
06-21-20210600Z224133648
06-21-20210000Z233173557
06-20-20211800Z223143646
06-20-20211200Z250133657
06-20-20210600Z235183677
06-20-20210000Z2272035810
06-19-20211800Z2092436116

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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