Station BURL1 - Search and Rescue Data

Southwest Pass, LA
28.905 N 89.428 W (28°54'18" N 89°25'42" W)

The highly endangered Rice's whale, a newly identified species, inhabit the northeastern Gulf of Mexico year-round along the continental shelf-break between 100m and 400m depth. Vessels can kill or injure whales - please use slow speeds and be prepared to avoid surfacing whales. To report sightings call 1-877-WHALE-HELP.

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.
2023-12-11 1800Z--0-0-0-0
2023-12-11 1200Z--0-0-0-0
2023-12-11 0600Z--0-0-0-0
2023-12-11 0000Z--0-0-0-0
2023-12-10 1800Z--0-0-0-0
2023-12-10 1200Z--0-0-0-0
2023-12-10 0600Z--0-0-0-0
2023-12-10 0000Z--0-0-0-0
2023-12-09 1800Z--0-0-0-0
2023-12-09 1200Z--0-0-0-0
2023-12-09 0600Z--0-0-0-0
2023-12-09 0000Z--0-0-0-0
2023-12-08 1800Z--0-0-0-0
2023-12-08 1200Z--0-0-0-0
2023-12-08 0600Z--0-0-0-0
2023-12-08 0000Z--0-0-0-0
2023-12-07 1800Z--0-0-0-0
2023-12-07 1200Z--0-0-0-0
2023-12-07 0600Z--0-0-0-0
2023-12-07 0000Z--0-0-0-0

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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