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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
Wind Spd
Air Temp.
(Degrees F.)
Air Temp.
Water Temp.
(Degrees F.)
Water Temp.
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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