Station 42026 - Search and Rescue Data

C22 - Loop Current Pressure Point Buoy, 70m Isobath
25.171 N 83.475 W (25°10'16" N 83°28'30" 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.
2024-04-18 0600Z1111212-076127612
2024-04-18 0000Z1031112-076127612
2024-04-17 1800Z1101412-076127612
2024-04-17 1200Z1051512-075127612
2024-04-17 0600Z1111612-076127612
2024-04-17 0000Z1091412-076127612
2024-04-16 1800Z1081412-075127612
2024-04-16 1200Z1011412-074127612
2024-04-16 0600Z911012-074127612
2024-04-16 0000Z711012-074127612
2024-04-15 1800Z881012-074127612
2024-04-15 1200Z981212-074127612
2024-04-15 0600Z1121212-074127612
2024-04-15 0000Z1121012-074127612
2024-04-14 1800Z951412-074127612
2024-04-14 1200Z761012-073127612
2024-04-14 0600Z481012-073127612
2024-04-14 0000Z551012-073127612
2024-04-13 1800Z531612-073127612
2024-04-13 1200Z311612-072127612

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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