Station FRDF1 - Search and Rescue Data

8720030 - Fernandina Beach, FL
30.675 N 81.465 W (30°40'31" N 81°27'54" W)

Right whales are active off FL 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.
2024-04-16 0600Z164360-069607060
2024-04-16 0000Z150658-075497158
2024-04-15 1800Z122458-081606960
2024-04-15 1200Z248360-069586960
2024-04-15 0600Z181460-070606960
2024-04-15 0000Z145555-075477057
2024-04-14 1800Z115359-081486958
2024-04-14 1200Z263357-063416955
2024-04-14 0600Z199160-065606860
2024-04-14 0000Z268352-073577054
2024-04-13 1800Z302543-073416860
2024-04-13 1200Z303454-062466856
2024-04-13 0600Z266658-064566860
2024-04-13 0000Z257957-072577057
2024-04-12 1800Z2571356-073586958
2024-04-12 1200Z243660-062606960
2024-04-12 0600Z2551060-066606960
2024-04-12 0000Z2241157-076577157
2024-04-11 1800Z211760-077607060
2024-04-11 1200Z154860-072607060

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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