Station 42019 - Search and Rescue Data

FREEPORT, TX - 60 NM South of Freeport, TX
27.910 N 95.345 W (27°54'35" N 95°20'41" 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.
2023-11-28 1800Z581326514-07625
2023-11-28 1200Z321436419-07635
2023-11-28 0600Z191336418-07636
2023-11-28 0000Z271634516-07634
2023-11-27 1800Z321736619-07636
2023-11-27 1200Z281835619-07636
2023-11-27 0600Z141836618-07636
2023-11-27 0000Z51934619-07633
2023-11-26 1800Z112236717-07636
2023-11-26 1200Z181336619-07636
2023-11-26 0600Z881136618-07636
2023-11-26 0000Z791734614-07634
2023-11-25 1800Z711736519-07635
2023-11-25 1200Z731536519-07636
2023-11-25 0600Z701536516-07736
2023-11-25 0000Z511834620-07734
2023-11-24 1800Z451736419-07736
2023-11-24 1200Z63736217-07735
2023-11-24 0600Z561036216-07736
2023-11-24 0000Z41833117-07732

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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