Latitude: 25° 46.496' N
171° 44.598' W
Area Name: Laysan Island
Barometer: 1020.1 mb
Winds: 10 - 15 Knots
Description: 2-4 ft. seas, 10-16 knot winds. Sunny.
Forecast: Wind increasing. 20-25 knots. Seas increasing
8-12 ft as low moves south followed by high.
Waves: 2-4 ft.
Current: 1 knot surface
Sea: 2 beaufort.
Transit to Pearl and Hermes Atoll
REA (Rapid Ecological Assessment) Team A: 1 dive -
carbonate boulder field, fractured slabs.
(Rapid Ecological Assessment) Team B: 1 dive - sand
meets reef, no current, red corraline seaweeds - a red reef.
Team : Set
new permanent transect for snorkelers sleeping on Laysan.
Ground truthing at NW edge.
Archaeology : Documented 5 historic anchors and found
possible wreck site.