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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
10-01-20220600Z3163622075368136
10-01-20220000Z349143221777328232
09-30-20221800Z35383621771368236
09-30-20221200Z24123642068368236
09-30-20220600Z34153641972368236
09-30-20220000Z22203631575368235
09-29-20221800Z2016364669368236
09-29-20221200Z2823365865368236
09-29-20220600Z2321365671368236
09-29-20220000Z1121355677358335
09-28-20221800Z2222366674368335
09-28-20221200Z3228366971368336
09-28-20220600Z3225365675368436
09-28-20220000Z1621353679358434
09-27-20221800Z2316353577358435
09-27-20221200Z31193631274368436
09-27-20220600Z20213531279358534
09-27-20220000Z31343511283358535
09-26-20221800Z1943611282368534
09-26-20221200Z32993611082368535

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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