Station BFTN7 - Search and Rescue Data

8656483 - Beaufort, NC
34.717 N 76.671 W (34°43'2" N 76°40'14" W)

Right whales are active off NC from November to April. Speed restrictions of 10 knots apply to vessels 65 feet or greater within the vicinity of this station between November 1 and April 30.  To learn more about right whales and rules protecting them, go to: http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/shipstrike.

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
2024-04-19 1200Z59760-062606860
2024-04-19 0600Z61660-065606960
2024-04-19 0000Z214357-070556957
2024-04-18 1800Z240860-075606860
2024-04-18 1200Z247860-068576757
2024-04-18 0600Z242860-067606760
2024-04-18 0000Z240957-068556857
2024-04-17 1800Z239860-070606860
2024-04-17 1200Z233360-066606760
2024-04-17 0600Z134260-063606760
2024-04-17 0000Z55557-064526855
2024-04-16 1800Z63760-072606760
2024-04-16 1200Z253560-067606660
2024-04-16 0600Z246460-065606660
2024-04-16 0000Z240957-067486757
2024-04-15 1800Z236860-070606560
2024-04-15 1200Z243960-066586460
2024-04-15 0600Z240860-064606460
2024-04-15 0000Z231855-065476557
2024-04-14 1800Z204660-068486458
2024-04-14 1200Z341357-061416355
2024-04-14 0600Z268460-061606360
2024-04-14 0000Z295552-067576554
2024-04-13 1800Z306951-068416460
2024-04-13 1200Z2971054-058466356
2024-04-13 0600Z2921058-057566460
2024-04-13 0000Z2541257-062576657
2024-04-12 1800Z2401460-067586558
2024-04-12 1200Z2511360-065606460
2024-04-12 0600Z2231460-068606460
2024-04-12 0000Z1782457-068576457
2024-04-11 1800Z1791960-067606460
2024-04-11 1200Z1831260-066606460
2024-04-11 0600Z175760-065606460
2024-04-11 0000Z175657-066576557
2024-04-10 1800Z227760-071606560
2024-04-10 1200Z244260-064606360
2024-04-10 0600Z250360-062606360
2024-04-10 0000Z239557-064516357
2024-04-09 1800Z245860-067606360
2024-04-09 1200Z258560-063606160
2024-04-09 0600Z243558-061606260
2024-04-09 0000Z231653-062486252
2024-04-08 1800Z215659-064566255
2024-04-08 1200Z215160-057606060
2024-04-08 0600Z135260-054606060
2024-04-08 0000Z154557-056436157
2024-04-07 1800Z176257-059466058
2024-04-07 1200Z350557-052385956
2024-04-07 0600Z7460-053605960
2024-04-07 0000Z336458-056416051
2024-04-06 1800Z347760-056525958
2024-04-06 1200Z357755-048505956
2024-04-06 0600Z346860-053576060
2024-04-06 0000Z253657-058546057
2024-04-05 1800Z242860-058606060
2024-04-05 1200Z319560-051605960
2024-04-05 0600Z306560-052606060
2024-04-05 0000Z2801057-059576157
2024-04-04 1800Z2561260-060606160
2024-04-04 1200Z273860-057606160
2024-04-04 0600Z287860-061606260
2024-04-04 0000Z2401257-064556357
2024-04-03 1800Z2251160-066606260
2024-04-03 1200Z222760-064606360
2024-04-03 0600Z240960-063606260
2024-04-03 0000Z2391154-065576457
2024-04-02 1800Z2371160-067556258
2024-04-02 1200Z244760-063576260
2024-04-02 0600Z249660-062606160
2024-04-02 0000Z247857-063456350
2024-04-01 1800Z243957-066536154
2024-04-01 1200Z248760-062606160
2024-04-01 0600Z252653-061506157
2024-04-01 0000Z236743-063456252
2024-03-31 1800Z239855-067496056
2024-03-31 1200Z264555-062475960
2024-03-31 0600Z249960-060605960
2024-03-31 0000Z2401257-063576057
2024-03-30 1800Z239957-064585960
2024-03-30 1200Z275555-057475758
2024-03-30 0600Z267760-058515760
2024-03-30 0000Z267857-063575857
2024-03-29 1800Z302760-064605760
2024-03-29 1200Z315460-049605660
2024-03-29 0600Z332760-048605660
2024-03-29 0000Z360757-052575757
2024-03-28 1800Z101060-053605760
2024-03-28 1200Z49560-058585760
2024-03-28 0600Z165960-063605760
2024-03-28 0000Z115655-060555757
2024-03-27 1800Z80660-060605760
2024-03-27 1200Z59560-049605660
2024-03-27 0600Z83560-049605660
2024-03-27 0000Z71757-051525657
2024-03-26 1800Z51560-055605660
2024-03-26 1200Z40760-046605560
2024-03-26 0600Z29660-045605560
2024-03-26 0000Z41954-050465655
2024-03-25 1800Z321360-054525660
2024-03-25 1200Z291460-047605460
2024-03-25 0600Z301460-044575656
2024-03-25 0000Z361454-046445756
2024-03-24 1800Z331957-048505854
2024-03-24 1200Z261656-043525860
2024-03-24 0600Z221560-051605960
2024-03-24 0000Z28857-058575957
2024-03-23 1800Z213458-062515960
2024-03-23 1200Z1821454-062395858
2024-03-23 0600Z1641560-062555960
2024-03-23 0000Z106757-060575957
2024-03-22 1800Z1321360-062605860
2024-03-22 1200Z117760-058605860
2024-03-22 0600Z50460-052585860
2024-03-22 0000Z69757-052575857
2024-03-21 1800Z81860-055585858
2024-03-21 1200Z51960-052605760
2024-03-21 0600Z269660-058605860
2024-03-21 0000Z242957-059555857
2024-03-20 1800Z238960-060605860
2024-03-20 1200Z270960-054605760
2024-03-20 0600Z2571160-055605860
2024-03-20 0000Z2421157-051555957
2024-03-19 1800Z257559-049595959
2024-03-19 1200Z354860-043606060
2024-03-19 0600Z3531060-049606260
2024-03-19 0000Z117357-055446357
2024-03-18 1800Z95758-059606258
2024-03-18 1200Z340459-061596259
2024-03-18 0600Z251960-062606160
2024-03-18 0000Z247850-062366355
2024-03-17 1800Z240958-066326160
2024-03-17 1200Z243655-062436156
2024-03-17 0600Z169460-060596056
2024-03-17 0000Z127754-059416253
2024-03-16 1800Z80760-061476160
2024-03-16 1200Z35658-061476158
2024-03-16 0600Z279560-063476060
2024-03-16 0000Z2471055-063526257
2024-03-15 1800Z2391060-066606060
2024-03-15 1200Z242760-061606060
2024-03-15 0600Z242560-061605960
2024-03-15 0000Z194555-063556157
2024-03-14 1800Z192560-065605960
2024-03-14 1200Z338160-057555858
2024-03-14 0600Z246158-056585858
2024-03-14 0000Z239460-060606060
2024-03-13 1800Z234660-063605860
2024-03-13 1200Z258253-056555760
2024-03-13 0600Z252560-055605760
2024-03-13 0000Z242857-058575857
2024-03-12 1800Z239760-062585758
2024-03-12 1200Z283460-052605660
2024-03-12 0600Z273560-053565660
2024-03-12 0000Z292557-057575754
2024-03-11 1800Z323860-056585760
2024-03-11 1200Z321860-045605760
2024-03-11 0600Z3261160-047595960
2024-03-11 0000Z316957-059326052
2024-03-10 1800Z3041060-062536160
2024-03-10 1200Z318857-060445958
2024-03-10 0600Z256855-063566060
2024-03-10 0000Z2041255-064425852
2024-03-09 1800Z1661560-062455960
2024-03-09 1200Z122760-058425960
2024-03-09 0600Z43860-052586058
2024-03-09 0000Z51955-053576055
2024-03-08 1800Z411160-058606160
2024-03-08 1200Z53760-053605960
2024-03-08 0600Z59560-055606160
2024-03-08 0000Z161157-060556057
2024-03-07 1800Z8560-063606060
2024-03-07 1200Z10560-058605960
2024-03-07 0600Z264260-060606060
2024-03-07 0000Z210857-061575957
2024-03-06 1800Z175857-062605957
2024-03-06 1200Z1641060-063605860
2024-03-06 0600Z130560-063605960
2024-03-06 0000Z132557-061556157
2024-03-05 1800Z199460-062605960
2024-03-05 1200Z281560-057605960
2024-03-05 0600Z246660-056605860
2024-03-05 0000Z291626-058306028

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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