Station 44088 - Search and Rescue Data

Virginia Beach Offshore, VA (171)
36.614 N 74.841 W (36°36'52" N 74°50'28" W)

Right whales are active off VA from November to April. Speed restrictions of 10 knots apply to vessels 65 feet or greater in specific areas and times along the U.S. East Coast. It is illegal to approach right whales within 500 yards. 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.
2023-09-23 1200Z--015117787311
2023-09-23 0600Z--019117467212
2023-09-23 0000Z--0191272117612
2023-09-22 1800Z--012127258012
2023-09-22 1200Z--081276117712
2023-09-22 0600Z--061275117512
2023-09-22 0000Z--051274107512
2023-09-21 1800Z--041275127512
2023-09-21 1200Z--041275127612
2023-09-21 0600Z--031274127612
2023-09-21 0000Z--021275127712
2023-09-20 1800Z--029749779
2023-09-20 1200Z--031273127612
2023-09-20 0600Z--031272127512
2023-09-20 0000Z--031272127512
2023-09-19 1800Z--041272127512
2023-09-19 1200Z--041273117512
2023-09-19 0600Z--041274127512
2023-09-19 0000Z--061273107512
2023-09-18 1800Z--06127387612

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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