Latitude: 27° 47.007' N
175° 50.369' W
Area Name: Pearl and Hermes Atoll
Barometer: 1022.1 mb
Winds: 15 - 20 Knots
Description: 15-20 Knot wind. 8-12 foot seas.
Forecast: 15-25 knot winds. NE scattered showers.
7-12 ft seas, dropping to 4-8 ft seas as high builds.
Waves: 2-4 ft. lee of Atoll.
Current: 1 knot surface
Sea: 3 beaufort.
Transit to Midway Atoll
REA (Rapid Ecological Assessment) Team A: 2 dives -
observed a number of fish species not normally seen in the
main Hawaiian Islands.
(Rapid Ecological Assessment) Team B: 2 dives - low
relief, sand and low ridges of algal meadows. Many fish,
Manta Rays, three kinds of sharks, 2nd dive - potholes with
Team : Set
new permanent transect in lagoon, noted bleaching. One ground
truth dive on sand and algae.
Archaeology : Survey dive in area of Pearl and Hermes