Station LWSD1 - Search and Rescue Data

8557380 - Lewes, DE
38.783 N 75.119 W (38°46'58" N 75°7'9" W)

Right whales are active off Delaware Bay 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: 

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.
2023-10-04 1800Z104660-072556959
2023-10-04 1200Z235060-063576859
2023-10-04 0600Z216260-062606860
2023-10-04 0000Z178457-067576857
2023-10-03 1800Z110559-071596951
2023-10-03 1200Z318160-064606958
2023-10-03 0600Z232160-063606957
2023-10-03 0000Z127457-068576957
2023-10-02 1800Z44360-070576860
2023-10-02 1200Z30960-068606760
2023-10-02 0600Z316458-066606860
2023-10-02 0000Z291260-068606760
2023-10-01 1800Z342760-068576760
2023-10-01 1200Z101360-066606655
2023-10-01 0600Z3141060-064526760
2023-10-01 0000Z5953-066516653
2023-09-30 1800Z211357-064606655
2023-09-30 1200Z161458-063586660
2023-09-30 0600Z111457-064586758
2023-09-30 0000Z151257-065576757

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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