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Station TRDF1 - Search and Rescue Data

8721604 - Trident Pier, FL
28.416 N 80.593 W (28°24'57" N 80°35'35" 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: 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
2024-02-21 1800Z71360-063596860
2024-02-21 1200Z11760-054596760
2024-02-21 0600Z29460-054586760
2024-02-21 0000Z22757-057576857
2024-02-20 1800Z121260-062606860
2024-02-20 1200Z32460-052606760
2024-02-20 0600Z30360-051606860
2024-02-20 0000Z15754-054536858
2024-02-19 1800Z91360-056526860
2024-02-19 1200Z81660-056606860
2024-02-19 0600Z91360-058596860
2024-02-19 0000Z151459-059516857
2024-02-18 1800Z141159-059496858
2024-02-18 1200Z18857-059466860
2024-02-18 0600Z25860-058606860
2024-02-18 0000Z23857-060496858
2024-02-17 1800Z17757-059456955
2024-02-17 1200Z17560-064356953
2024-02-17 0600Z26160-066536960
2024-02-17 0000Z174459-068597059

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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