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Station 42097 - Search and Rescue Data

Pulley Ridge, FL (226)
25.714 N 83.650 W (25°42'51" N 83°39'0" 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.
2024-02-27 1800Z--0310-07110
2024-02-27 1200Z--0212-07112
2024-02-27 0600Z--0112-07112
2024-02-27 0000Z--0111-07111
2024-02-26 1800Z--0212-07112
2024-02-26 1200Z--0212-07112
2024-02-26 0600Z--0212-07112
2024-02-26 0000Z--0312-07212
2024-02-25 1800Z--0312-07212
2024-02-25 1200Z--0412-07112
2024-02-25 0600Z--0412-07112
2024-02-25 0000Z--0512-07112
2024-02-24 1800Z--0612-07112
2024-02-24 1200Z--0512-07112
2024-02-24 0600Z--0412-07112
2024-02-24 0000Z--0411-07111
2024-02-23 1800Z--0312-07112
2024-02-23 1200Z--0212-07112
2024-02-23 0600Z--0212-07112
2024-02-23 0000Z--0111-07111

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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