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Station VCAT2 - Search and Rescue Data

8773259 - Port Lavaca, TX
28.640 N 96.609 W (28°38'25" N 96°36'34" W)


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
2024-02-26 1800Z2091741-071416841
2024-02-26 1200Z1961060-066606760
2024-02-26 0600Z1921260-067606960
2024-02-26 0000Z1841755-069447154
2024-02-25 1800Z1971860-071436860
2024-02-25 1200Z187854-063446749
2024-02-25 0600Z205860-062566855
2024-02-25 0000Z1861157-069387150
2024-02-24 1800Z137756-066396857
2024-02-24 1200Z29351-061296650
2024-02-24 0600Z31656-066346856
2024-02-24 0000Z22660-071406956
2024-02-23 1800Z201060-068606660
2024-02-23 1200Z4960-062606560
2024-02-23 0600Z264360-064606760
2024-02-23 0000Z179759-068556759
2024-02-22 1800Z207860-069576557
2024-02-22 1200Z1941160-066586460
2024-02-22 0600Z1841760-066606560
2024-02-22 0000Z1701557-067576657

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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