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Station 42040 - Search and Rescue Data

LUKE OFFSHORE TEST PLATFORM - 63 NM South of Dauphin Island, AL
29.207 N 88.237 W (29°12'24" N 88°14'12" W)

This buoy is located within the highly endangered Rice's whale (a newly identified species) habitat. 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. This buoy is located within important Rice's whale habitat. 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. To learn more, go to: https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/species/rices-whale

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
12-07-20221200Z13012521574257320
12-07-20220600Z17863522174357326
12-07-20220000Z17043222174327424
12-06-20221800Z19063422275347326
12-06-20221200Z17283411974347323
12-06-20220600Z16153312274337327
12-06-20220000Z17243312274337426
12-05-20221800Z18933312474337330
12-05-20221200Z12953512373357328
12-05-20220600Z10563412171347328
12-05-20220000Z2973422070347429
12-04-20221800Z963422271347428
12-04-20221200Z33533522172357428
12-04-20220600Z20123532073357327
12-04-20220000Z22223332274337426
12-03-20221800Z15643432175347331
12-03-20221200Z13863442374347225
12-03-20220600Z126113542074357329
12-03-20220000Z109143452374347329
12-02-20221800Z109143241973327326

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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