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Station 44042 - Search and Rescue Data

Potomac, MD
38.033 N 76.335 W (38°1'59" N 76°20'8" W)

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
08-20-20220000Z176851-078518151
08-19-20221800Z141654-081548254
08-19-20221200Z241756-074568056
08-19-20220600Z2081157-073578057
08-19-20220000Z172657-077578157
08-18-20221800Z247259-076598159
08-18-20221200Z309560-070608060
08-18-20220600Z285459-070598059
08-18-20220000Z265356-076568056
08-17-20221800Z29559-075598159
08-17-20221200Z481058-071588058
08-17-20220600Z63959-071598059
08-17-20220000Z671155-075558155
08-16-20221800Z35860-075608160
08-16-20221200Z511458-072588058
08-16-20220600Z51960-072608160
08-16-20220000Z309556-072568156
08-15-20221800Z359160-074608160
08-15-20221200Z22660-072608160
08-15-20220600Z186659-073598159
08-15-20220000Z1461051-076518251
08-14-20221800Z136760-076608260
08-14-20221200Z223660-073608160
08-14-20220600Z216159-075598159
08-14-20220000Z2555-076558255
08-13-20221800Z357857-075578257
08-13-20221200Z301560-072608260
08-13-20220600Z358956-074568256
08-13-20220000Z2856-078568356
08-12-20221800Z111058-077588358
08-12-20221200Z211257-075578357
08-12-20220600Z301860-076608360
08-12-20220000Z272753-079538453
08-11-20221800Z295660-079608460
08-11-20221200Z290859-075598459
08-11-20220600Z2581154-074548454
08-11-20220000Z250855-076558555
08-10-20221800Z125358-084588758
08-10-20221200Z280360-081608660
08-10-20220600Z232860-082608560
08-10-20220000Z220656-087568756
08-09-20221800Z218260-088608760
08-09-20221200Z2351057-079578557
08-09-20220600Z2141159-080598559
08-09-20220000Z194750-085508650
08-08-20221800Z199658-085588558
08-08-20221200Z2101060-078608460
08-08-20220600Z1981160-078608460
08-08-20220000Z177959-082598459
08-07-20221800Z155856-082568556
08-07-20221200Z204859-078598359
08-07-20220600Z189958-078588358
08-07-20220000Z1801054-081548454
08-06-20221800Z186658-081588458
08-06-20221200Z207660-077608360
08-06-20220600Z197760-075608460
08-06-20220000Z256653-076538453
08-05-20221800Z127659-084598559
08-05-20221200Z197757-079578457
08-05-20220600Z100659-077598459
08-05-20220000Z219554-082538554
08-04-20221800Z140754-085548654
08-04-20221200Z201560-080608460
08-04-20220600Z195759-080598459
08-04-20220000Z154556-084568556
08-03-20221800Z112260-084608560
08-03-20221200Z4460-079608360
08-03-20220600Z305559-079598359
08-03-20220000Z187255-084558455
08-02-20221800Z293658-083588458
08-02-20221200Z263857-078578357
08-02-20220600Z236957-077578357
08-02-20220000Z158555-081558355
08-01-20221800Z303860-079608360
08-01-20221200Z273959-075598259
08-01-20220600Z220859-076598259
08-01-20220000Z155951-078518351
07-31-20221800Z163860-080608360
07-31-20221200Z190260-079608360
07-31-20220600Z235759-077598359
07-31-20220000Z244355-081558455
07-30-20221800Z333659-081598359
07-30-20221200Z344958-077588358
07-30-20220600Z314858-077588458
07-30-20220000Z252753-078538453
07-29-20221800Z137759-081598459
07-29-20221200Z187356-080568356
07-29-20220600Z275559-080598359
07-29-20220000Z274854-085548554
07-28-20221800Z130358-085588458
07-28-20221200Z249757-078578357
07-28-20220600Z249759-078598359
07-28-20220000Z180552-081528452
07-27-20221800Z218260-082608460
07-27-20221200Z253660-075608260
07-27-20220600Z2511059-075598259
07-27-20220000Z223457-078578357
07-26-20221800Z317359-077598359
07-26-20221200Z262759-076598359
07-26-20220600Z2361158-076588358
07-26-20220000Z254655-075568556
07-25-20221800Z213956-084568556
07-25-20221200Z2091359-079598459
07-25-20220600Z2091360-080608560
07-25-20220000Z181951-085518651
07-24-20221800Z134555-085558655
07-24-20221200Z255460-080608560
07-24-20220600Z180459-081598459
07-24-20220000Z167453-084538453
07-23-20221800Z157260-086608660
07-23-20221200Z265558-079588358
07-23-20220600Z236757-080578357
07-23-20220000Z218658-084588458
07-22-20221800Z244259-084598359
07-22-20221200Z276859-077598259
07-22-20220600Z2471060-076608360
07-22-20220000Z225853-077538453
07-21-20221800Z226259-086598559
07-21-20221200Z2271257-079578357
07-21-20220600Z2091158-080588358
07-21-20220000Z171753-081538353
07-20-20221800Z134847-083478447
07-20-20221200Z250556-078568256
07-20-20220600Z240557-078578257
07-20-20220000Z261359-082598359
07-19-20221800Z290360-082608460
07-19-20221200Z274656-077568256
07-19-20220600Z260459-078598359
07-19-20220000Z188754-082548254
07-18-20221800Z170855-083558355
07-18-20221200Z2121058-077588158
07-18-20220600Z205959-078598159
07-18-20220000Z162855-080558155
07-17-20221800Z136956-079568256
07-17-20221200Z198558-073588058
07-17-20220600Z236853-074538153
07-17-20220000Z193743-074438043
07-16-20221800Z127748-079488148
07-16-20221200Z237251-075518151
07-16-20220600Z207350-075508150
07-16-20220000Z154853-078538153
07-15-20221800Z142451-079518151
07-15-20221200Z81251-076518051
07-15-20220600Z38357-076578057
07-15-20220000Z229249-081498049
07-14-20221800Z295751-080518151
07-14-20221200Z276957-074577957
07-14-20220600Z237958-075588058
07-14-20220000Z193752-078528052
07-13-20221800Z227258-082588158
07-13-20221200Z272858-074587958
07-13-20220600Z246552-073527852
07-13-20220000Z212355-079558055
07-12-20221800Z210853-081537953
07-12-20221200Z2081057-073567857
07-12-20220600Z2091056-071567856
07-12-20220000Z160856-075568056
07-11-20221800Z82256-078567956
07-11-20221200Z51758-071587758
07-11-20220600Z70958-070587758
07-11-20220000Z841054-073547854
07-10-20221800Z891158-074587858
07-10-20221200Z491159-071597859
07-10-20220600Z71956-069567856
07-10-20220000Z531353-068537853
07-09-20221800Z561450-070507950
07-09-20221200Z79947-074478047
07-09-20220600Z152951-076518051
07-09-20220000Z148950-077508150
07-08-20221800Z121651-077518151
07-08-20221200Z67452-073527952
07-08-20220600Z62757-073577957
07-08-20220000Z42854-075547954
07-07-20221800Z357854-076548054
07-07-20221200Z264558-076588058
07-07-20220600Z195550-076508050
07-07-20220000Z129443-080438143
07-06-20221800Z165355-082558155
07-06-20221200Z272950-075507950
07-06-20220600Z249957-076577957
07-06-20220000Z206627-077277927

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.

Display all available SAR data (up to 45 days)

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