Station 42020 - Search and Rescue Data

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX - 60NM SSE of Corpus Christi, TX
26.955 N 96.687 W (26°57'18" N 96°41'12" 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.
2023-06-08 1800Z11613512082358332
2023-06-08 1200Z23173611681368336
2023-06-08 0600Z15263611981368333
2023-06-08 0000Z10083511781358435
2023-06-07 1800Z5333611781368333
2023-06-07 1200Z18713611881368236
2023-06-07 0600Z12863612080368236
2023-06-07 0000Z7383411980348334
2023-06-06 1800Z2383611780358333
2023-06-06 1200Z34633611780368234
2023-06-06 0600Z14443611879338234
2023-06-06 0000Z8273421779348330
2023-06-05 1800Z10633621976368234
2023-06-05 1200Z21163621979368236
2023-06-05 0600Z13963531981358232
2023-06-05 0000Z10473431882348334
2023-06-04 1800Z28853631481368229
2023-06-04 1200Z29183641180368236
2023-06-04 0600Z154103541881348235
2023-06-04 0000Z12693541981358335

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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