Nancy Lewis, September 18, 2003

NOAA Teacher at Sea
Nancy Lewis
Onboard NOAA Ship Ka’imimoana
September 15 – 27, 2003

Mission: Tropical Atmosphere Ocean (TAO)/TRITON
Geographical Area: Western Pacific
Date: September 18, 2003

Plan of the Day:  

0130:    4  S CTD and SOLO

0840:    3 S CTD and AOML

1545:    Visit  2 S 140 W Buoy w/CTD and AOML

1800:    Shellback Meeting in Main Mess:  Shellbacks Only!  (If you do not know what a shellback is you are not one)

2345:    1 S CTD and SOLO


Weather Observation Log:  0100

Latitude:  2 degrees,55.3′ S
Longitude:  139 degrees,57.2′ W
Visibility:  12 nautical miles (nm)
Wind direction:  080 degrees
Wind speed:  16 knots
Sea wave height:  4-5 feet
Swell wave height:  6-8 feet
Sea water temperature:  26.4 degrees C
Sea level pressure:  
1012.7 mb
Dry bulb pressure:
 26.3 degrees C
Wet bulb pressure:
 24.1 degrees C
Cloud cover:  3/8 Cumulus


See Tomorrow’s Log for info

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