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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
(True)
Average
Wind Spd
(Knots)
Wind
Obs
Average
Seas
(Feet)
Wave
Obs
Air Temp.
(Degrees F.)
Air Temp.
Obs
Water Temp.
(Degrees F.)
Water Temp.
Obs
2024-02-21 1800Z687362206136-0
2024-02-21 1200Z2712362196235-0
2024-02-21 0600Z33411362136236-0
2024-02-21 0000Z3365351176235-0
2024-02-20 1800Z3413361226136-0
2024-02-20 1200Z3395361216036-0
2024-02-20 0600Z3426362236036-0
2024-02-20 0000Z32510342195934-0
2024-02-19 1800Z3578363205836-0
2024-02-19 1200Z812363195736-0
2024-02-19 0600Z1014364215736-0
2024-02-19 0000Z1614364175736-0
2024-02-18 1800Z3615365195736-0
2024-02-18 1200Z3719366205636-0
2024-02-18 0600Z3514363216136-0
2024-02-18 0000Z4713352206335-0
2024-02-17 1800Z5113362206336-0
2024-02-17 1200Z649361196336-0
2024-02-17 0600Z836361196636-0
2024-02-17 0000Z1004351196735-0
2024-02-16 1800Z1433361196736-0
2024-02-16 1200Z122361196636-0
2024-02-16 0600Z2351361206636-0
2024-02-16 0000Z1111351226634-0
2024-02-15 1800Z1023362186636-0
2024-02-15 1200Z1079361186436-0
2024-02-15 0600Z588361186336-0
2024-02-15 0000Z327362206036-0
2024-02-14 1800Z559363216036-0
2024-02-14 1200Z2712364186036-0
2024-02-14 0600Z1210364186136-0
2024-02-14 0000Z34211356175935-0
2024-02-13 1800Z32416368205836-0
2024-02-13 1200Z32319369206036-0
2024-02-13 0600Z28621368216736-0
2024-02-13 0000Z26916356216935-0
2024-02-12 1800Z19718366187236-0
2024-02-12 1200Z17015364207135-0
2024-02-12 0600Z15810363177136-0
2024-02-12 0000Z16013343187033-0
2024-02-11 1800Z17513364217036-0
2024-02-11 1200Z17616364197036-0
2024-02-11 0600Z17215364186936-0
2024-02-11 0000Z15912354206934-0
2024-02-10 1800Z14411363206936-0
2024-02-10 1200Z13711363186836-0
2024-02-10 0600Z15310362196836-0
2024-02-10 0000Z14510352226834-0
2024-02-09 1800Z1409362216736-0
2024-02-09 1200Z927361206536-0
2024-02-09 0600Z1044362216536-0
2024-02-09 0000Z926342186534-0
2024-02-08 1800Z12011363196336-0
2024-02-08 1200Z10016364216036-0
2024-02-08 0600Z7315362216136-0
2024-02-08 0000Z4512352206035-0
2024-02-07 1800Z5910363215936-0
2024-02-07 1200Z5314363205936-0
2024-02-07 0600Z3815364206336-0
2024-02-07 0000Z34014354186435-0
2024-02-06 1800Z35917366216136-0
2024-02-06 1200Z320368206036-0
2024-02-06 0600Z622368195836-0
2024-02-06 0000Z2321346186134-0
2024-02-05 1800Z6014365196236-0
2024-02-05 1200Z2107365226436-0
2024-02-05 0600Z2328366206736-0
2024-02-05 0000Z27420348186834-0
2024-02-04 1800Z23021369217036-0
2024-02-04 1200Z12825367216636-0
2024-02-04 0600Z11716362206636-0
2024-02-04 0000Z10911341216434-0
2024-02-03 1800Z10210351226435-0
2024-02-03 1200Z604360236436-0
2024-02-03 0600Z3262360236336-0
2024-02-03 0000Z201341186334-0
2024-02-02 1800Z335361206336-0
2024-02-02 1200Z2874361226335-0
2024-02-02 0600Z2312361206236-0
2024-02-02 0000Z2661362186236-0
2024-02-01 1800Z1275362216136-0
2024-02-01 1200Z658363206036-0
2024-02-01 0600Z4012364196336-0
2024-02-01 0000Z33013334206533-0
2024-01-31 1800Z32713366206536-0
2024-01-31 1200Z29417345186734-0
2024-01-31 0600Z28314362206435-0
2024-01-31 0000Z2888352196034-0
2024-01-30 1800Z3125363205935-0
2024-01-30 1200Z3577363166036-0
2024-01-30 0600Z3439364216136-0
2024-01-30 0000Z3389354215835-0
2024-01-29 1800Z33412366205436-0
2024-01-29 1200Z33517366185436-0
2024-01-29 0600Z33020367175935-0
2024-01-29 0000Z31121367206136-0
2024-01-28 1800Z31219367196236-0
2024-01-28 1200Z31418365176536-0
2024-01-28 0600Z26913363177036-0
2024-01-28 0000Z20510353167035-0
2024-01-27 1800Z16511362187136-0
2024-01-27 1200Z13412362177036-0
2024-01-27 0600Z1098362176936-0
2024-01-27 0000Z1313352167135-0
2024-01-26 1800Z1568362217135-0
2024-01-26 1200Z1945363197036-0
2024-01-26 0600Z1764363187136-0
2024-01-26 0000Z1635353217135-0
2024-01-25 1800Z15411364197136-0
2024-01-25 1200Z13615364207036-0
2024-01-25 0600Z10510363207036-0
2024-01-25 0000Z11310344207034-0
2024-01-24 1800Z12213364217035-0
2024-01-24 1200Z11915364186836-0
2024-01-24 0600Z11511364206935-0
2024-01-24 0000Z10714345176934-0
2024-01-23 1800Z11920366216836-0
2024-01-23 1200Z9819366186636-0
2024-01-23 0600Z10620365186636-0
2024-01-23 0000Z9518355196635-0
2024-01-22 1800Z10220366206336-0
2024-01-22 1200Z9319366185836-0
2024-01-22 0600Z8019366225536-0
2024-01-22 0000Z6318356215435-0
2024-01-21 1800Z6618366204936-0
2024-01-21 1200Z5019366184736-0
2024-01-21 0600Z3119365175036-0
2024-01-21 0000Z1117355195235-0
2024-01-20 1800Z1316366185035-0
2024-01-20 1200Z1417366195236-0
2024-01-20 0600Z118365215936-0
2024-01-20 0000Z34511353166435-0
2024-01-19 1800Z33712363206636-0
2024-01-19 1200Z21411362206936-0
2024-01-19 0600Z1549361206536-0
2024-01-19 0000Z1066352186235-0
2024-01-18 1800Z905363216036-0
2024-01-18 1200Z929363205836-0
2024-01-18 0600Z8414364195736-0
2024-01-18 0000Z4216355205435-0
2024-01-17 1800Z2516366205036-0
2024-01-17 1200Z1318367204936-0
2024-01-17 0600Z35119367195136-0
2024-01-17 0000Z33016347175634-0
2024-01-16 1800Z31416364216436-0
2024-01-16 1200Z19712362227136-0
2024-01-16 0600Z13712362216836-0
2024-01-16 0000Z866342216634-0
2024-01-15 1800Z807362186535-0
2024-01-15 1200Z8910363206336-0
2024-01-15 0600Z9513363196236-0
2024-01-15 0000Z7212343176034-0
2024-01-14 1800Z6612363215836-0
2024-01-14 1200Z5212363225936-0
2024-01-14 0600Z5911364185936-0
2024-01-14 0000Z2215346185834-0
2024-01-13 1800Z35518369185636-0
2024-01-13 1200Z33022368216236-0
2024-01-13 0600Z28116355197135-0
2024-01-13 0000Z20614354217335-0
2024-01-12 1800Z17116364197136-0
2024-01-12 1200Z13418365206736-0
2024-01-12 0600Z11318364186536-0
2024-01-12 0000Z9915363186436-0
2024-01-11 1800Z1078363226636-0
2024-01-11 1200Z2031364236636-0
2024-01-11 0600Z1866365206236-0
2024-01-11 0000Z1761357215935-0
2024-01-10 1800Z35010369225736-0
2024-01-10 1200Z311133612206036-0
2024-01-10 0600Z289223614206336-0
2024-01-10 0000Z263233511196735-0
2024-01-09 1800Z227123610186936-0
2024-01-09 1200Z163273610187336-0
2024-01-09 0600Z148263611197136-0
2024-01-09 0000Z128263410206934-0
2024-01-08 1800Z12024367216536-0
2024-01-08 1200Z9021366206036-0
2024-01-08 0600Z6416363215936-0
2024-01-08 0000Z2110364185736-0
2024-01-07 1800Z35413366215636-0
2024-01-07 1200Z32717366216336-0
2024-01-07 0600Z29115367226736-0
2024-01-07 0000Z27712187116818-0

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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