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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)

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
10-25-20210600Z9714354676357935
10-25-20210000Z11614364877367936
10-24-20211800Z11913363678367934
10-24-20211200Z12112362678367936
10-24-20210600Z11611362778367935
10-24-20210000Z876351777347935
10-23-20211800Z948362775357936
10-23-20211200Z5713362674367936
10-23-20210600Z359361877367934
10-23-20210000Z2866351679358034
10-22-20211800Z3212362677367935
10-22-20211200Z3188362777367936
10-22-20210600Z2298362779368036
10-22-20210000Z1998352879358035
10-21-20211800Z1797363679368034
10-21-20211200Z1638363879367933
10-21-20210600Z14614364879367936
10-21-20210000Z13415354678357935
10-20-20211800Z12513364679367936
10-20-20211200Z12613364779358030

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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