Latitude: 23° 38.174' N
166° 14.079' W
Area Name: French Frigate Shoals
Barometer: 1019.2 mb 30.11" steady
Winds: 15-20 Knots
Description: Fair and calm
Forecast: Trades 15-25 Knots, Seas 6-8'
Waves: 4-6 ft. inside atoll
Current: Mild, 1 knot west
Sea: Calm. 4-6 ft Trade swell.
REA (Rapid Ecological Assessment) Teams: 3 site surveys
per team inside and outsdide the lagoon. Acropora table
corals inside reef, lots of reef fish.
Coring: 1st core taken.
Lagoon - looking for Keola, 75' fishing vessel sunk in 1981.
No evidence at given coordinates. La Perouse Pinnacle -
checked embedded anchor, circled pinnacle and documented.
Imaging: Groung truthing of three sites. Coral coring.