Station 42036 - Search and Rescue Data

WEST TAMPA - 112 NM WNW of Tampa, FL
28.501 N 84.508 W (28°30'3" N 84°30'30" 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.
2024-04-16 1200Z10211322197132-0
2024-04-16 0600Z644351197135-0
2024-04-16 0000Z3271351197435-0
2024-04-15 1800Z1446361237236-0
2024-04-15 1200Z1226361217036-0
2024-04-15 0600Z3163361207036-0
2024-04-15 0000Z1943351197134-0
2024-04-14 1800Z1087361237036-0
2024-04-14 1200Z369361216935-0
2024-04-14 0600Z3428361196935-0
2024-04-14 0000Z3242352227035-0
2024-04-13 1800Z4711363216936-0
2024-04-13 1200Z1014364176936-0
2024-04-13 0600Z32114365226936-0
2024-04-13 0000Z29716355206935-0
2024-04-12 1800Z31512366217035-0
2024-04-12 1200Z29010368187035-0
2024-04-12 0600Z327173610216836-0
2024-04-12 0000Z284193510217135-0
2024-04-11 1800Z26616359207335-0

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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