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Station KPTV2 - Search and Rescue Data

8632200 - Kiptopeke, VA
37.165 N 75.988 W (37°9'55" N 75°59'18" W)

Right whales are active off VA from November to April.  Speed restrictions of 10 knots apply to vessels 65 feet or greater in specific areas along the mid-Atlantic coast.  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
2024-03-04 1200Z83740-051404940
2024-03-04 0600Z94860-050604960
2024-03-04 0000Z123355-052524957
2024-03-03 1800Z314155-052474952
2024-03-03 1200Z340155-048434856
2024-03-03 0600Z11559-049604860
2024-03-03 0000Z1957-053494855
2024-03-02 1800Z183957-054554858
2024-03-02 1200Z1411455-052474758
2024-03-02 0600Z1201260-050604855
2024-03-02 0000Z1101157-047574857
2024-03-01 1800Z1291360-047594759
2024-03-01 1200Z109557-043574757
2024-03-01 0600Z202756-044534856
2024-03-01 0000Z184552-045504850
2024-02-29 1800Z313358-043574757
2024-02-29 1200Z3501659-042574759
2024-02-29 0600Z3292255-049534853
2024-02-29 0000Z239956-056544856
2024-02-28 1800Z2281860-059554758

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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