Latitude: 23° 25.699' N
170° 40.661' W
Area Name: Maro Reef North West
Barometer: 1020.9 mb
Winds: 15-25 Knots
Description: Partially cloudy with isolated squalls.
Forecast: Little/no change. Possible increase in
winds due to scattered local thunderstorms. Increase S Swell,
Waves: 6-12 ft.
Current: 1.5 - 2 knots
Sea: Beaufort 3.
REA (Rapid Ecological Assessment) Teams: 2 teams, 2
dives each on SE end of Maro Reef. Low visibility - 15 ft.
green water and washing machine.
fathometer to check NOAA coordinates for wrecked tanker.
Dove site - no eveidence of wreck.
One new permanent transect, 2 ground truthing dives,
1 coral core sample.