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.
2023-11-29 1800Z248363225836-0
2023-11-29 1200Z1813363205936-0
2023-11-29 0600Z813363216236-0
2023-11-29 0000Z2213354186135-0
2023-11-28 1800Z1416365196036-0
2023-11-28 1200Z915364196036-0
2023-11-28 0600Z35913363226336-0
2023-11-28 0000Z33710343226434-0
2023-11-27 1800Z33610364206436-0
2023-11-27 1200Z34718365186736-0
2023-11-27 0600Z33516364197136-0
2023-11-27 0000Z34411345197234-0
2023-11-26 1800Z17315365187636-0
2023-11-26 1200Z10818364217136-0
2023-11-26 0600Z9115363197236-0
2023-11-26 0000Z7315353217135-0
2023-11-25 1800Z7014363216936-0
2023-11-25 1200Z5413362216836-0
2023-11-25 0600Z378351176835-0
2023-11-25 0000Z347351206735-0

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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