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Station 41002 (LLNR 830) - SOUTH HATTERAS - 225 NM South of Cape Hatteras

Owned and maintained by National Data Buoy Center
3-meter discus buoy
SCOOP payload
31.989 N 74.962 W (31°59'19" N 74°57'43" W)

Site elevation: sea level
Air temp height: 3.4 m above site elevation
Anemometer height: 3.8 m above site elevation
Barometer elevation: 2.4 m above mean sea level
Sea temp depth: 2 m below water line
Water depth: 3950 m
Watch circle radius: 4147 yards

Hull 3D66 went adrift from 41002 at 2100z, 10/22/20.

Right whales are active off SC 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:

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