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PLAN OF DAY
NOAA SHIP HI'IALAKAI (R334)


Date: Sept 13, 2004 (Monday)
                 

0900 - Underway from Honolulu Harbor enroute to leeward (west)
coast of Oahu for small boat/diver operations. 

Morning operations: ~1000 to 1300.  Launch 8M and 10M jet
boats and 19' Safe Boat with full complement and dive gear.
Boat Coxswains take boats approx. 2 miles from ship and
brief embarked personnel on safety and operations.  Perform
dive evolutions.  Eat lunch aboard small boats.

Afternoon Operations: ~1330 to 1630.  Commence unconscious
diver training using 8M, 10M, Zodiac, and 19' Safe Boat.
Bring unconscious diver aboard and load into dive chamber.

Evening: ~1800/1900.  Depart Oahu and Transit to French
Frigate Shoals to arrive early on 9/16.


Weather:

Monday.  Partly cloudy. Scattered showers, then isolated
showers in the afternoon. Highs around 88. East winds 5 to
15 mph increasing to 15 to 20 mph in the late morning and
early afternoon, then decreasing to 5 to 15 mph late in the
afternoon. Chance of rain 40 percent.

Marine Forecast:
Oahu Leeward waters-
600 AM HST MON SEP 13 2004 

Today:
East winds 15 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. South swell 3 to 4
ft. Scattered showers then isolated showers in the
afternoon.

Tonight: 
East winds 15 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. South swell 4
ft. Scattered showers.


Movies for this evening: (Both will start @ 1730 and again at
2000.)

- Dodgeball: True Underdog Story

- Billy Madison


                                           CDR Scott E. Kuester,
                                           Commanding Officer
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