Portland High School, Portland, Maine
August 5, 2006
Lat: 15° 46.3' N
Long: 120° 53.8' W
Wind: 16 kts, 080 deg T
Seas: waves = 3-4', swells = 3-4'
Course: 215 deg T
Speed: 10 kts
Distance in 24 hrs: 207 nm
Sea temp: 28.1 deg C
Distance from land: 345 nm SW of Isla Clarion
Global warming is alive and well at Lat 17 deg N.
Sea surface temps a bit alarming this far north of the equator. Some are thinking an El Nino year?
Weather has been mostly overcast, though the sun does bless us with its presence for a few hrs each afternoon. No sunrises or sunsets in a while.
Oh: the shudders. That's what the ship does as it takes somewhat bigger seas on the bow. A strange feeling.
Liz hard at work listening to the sounds of the deep