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Station FPKG1 - Search and Rescue Data

8670870 - Fort Pulaski, GA
32.035 N 80.903 W (32°2'5" N 80°54'11" W)

Right whales are active off GA 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: http://www.nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/shipstrike.

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.
2024-02-23 1200Z2251041-056415641
2024-02-23 0600Z235760-057605560
2024-02-23 0000Z199757-059535657
2024-02-22 1800Z204760-061575557
2024-02-22 1200Z312260-050585560
2024-02-22 0600Z287160-049605560
2024-02-22 0000Z157257-054575557
2024-02-21 1800Z92760-056595560
2024-02-21 1200Z32660-049585559
2024-02-21 0600Z31560-049585560
2024-02-21 0000Z106257-052575557
2024-02-20 1800Z1001060-054605560
2024-02-20 1200Z356460-046605560
2024-02-20 0600Z337360-046605560
2024-02-20 0000Z106854-053505655
2024-02-19 1800Z731060-053525560
2024-02-19 1200Z348560-044605560
2024-02-19 0600Z352460-044595560
2024-02-19 0000Z12556-048485554
2024-02-18 1800Z41959-049495658

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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