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Station WASD2 - Search and Rescue Data

8594900 - Washington, DC
38.873 N 77.021 W (38°52'24" N 77°1'16" 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
2024-02-28 1200Z1871160-059604660
2024-02-28 0600Z187760-055604560
2024-02-28 0000Z186955-057554655
2024-02-27 1800Z184960-058594560
2024-02-27 1200Z182160-047574560
2024-02-27 0600Z113060-047604560
2024-02-27 0000Z150257-059484551
2024-02-26 1800Z183460-056574457
2024-02-26 1200Z184360-043604460
2024-02-26 0600Z184560-040604460
2024-02-26 0000Z173655-043444554
2024-02-25 1800Z175660-040434460
2024-02-25 1200Z83254-033444449
2024-02-25 0600Z7460-036564455
2024-02-25 0000Z347554-043354447
2024-02-24 1800Z326556-050394457
2024-02-24 1200Z323551-046294450
2024-02-24 0600Z319156-043344456
2024-02-24 0000Z299260-048404456
2024-02-23 1800Z343360-048604460

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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