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.
2024-04-23 1800Z151103221552325032
2024-04-23 1200Z20433621651365036
2024-04-23 0600Z20053622049365035
2024-04-23 0000Z15473621950365036
2024-04-22 1800Z35743631950365035
2024-04-22 1200Z3163642048364936
2024-04-22 0600Z352153631850365036
2024-04-22 0000Z337113431750344934
2024-04-21 1800Z183631946365036
2024-04-21 1200Z36133642050365036
2024-04-21 0600Z28103631952365136
2024-04-21 0000Z19763441853345234
2024-04-20 1800Z20643651853365136
2024-04-20 1200Z21623651750365035
2024-04-20 0600Z9323662049365036
2024-04-20 0000Z7573451749345033
2024-04-19 1800Z4293651849365036
2024-04-19 1200Z36143661948364936
2024-04-19 0600Z30153671948365036
2024-04-19 0000Z31233481748345034

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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