Station 44009 - Search and Rescue Data

DELAWARE BAY 26 NM Southeast of Cape May, NJ
38.460 N 74.692 W (38°27'35" N 74°41'31" W)

Right whales are active off Delaware Bay from November to April. Speed restrictions of 10 knots apply to vessels 65 feet or greater in specific areas along the mid-Atlantic coast. To learn more about right whales and rules protecting them, go to:

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.
2023-12-10 1200Z187132631257265226
2023-12-10 0600Z196113631655365236
2023-12-10 0000Z20283531754355335
2023-12-09 1800Z196103631455365336
2023-12-09 1200Z194113631955365436
2023-12-09 0600Z161123641654365435
2023-12-09 0000Z152123431653345434
2023-12-08 1800Z13693631752355436
2023-12-08 1200Z5363631750365435
2023-12-08 0600Z256113641650365434
2023-12-08 0000Z232183441448345434
2023-12-07 1800Z267103641643365435
2023-12-07 1200Z310153641641365435
2023-12-07 0600Z335183651543365435
2023-12-07 0000Z339223451744345534
2023-12-06 1800Z333193641644365535
2023-12-06 1200Z360153631746365536
2023-12-06 0600Z10103621547365536
2023-12-06 0000Z763421747345534
2023-12-05 1800Z34583321447335633

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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