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Station FBIS1 - Search and Rescue Data

Folly Island, SC
32.685 N 79.888 W (32°41'6" N 79°53'18" W)

Station failed 12/17/23.

Right whales are active off SC 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.? It is illegal to approach right whales within 500 yards. To learn more about right whales and rules protecting them, go to: http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/shipstrike.

Search and Rescue Data are not available for this station.

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