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Old 12th Mar 2009, 16:43
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Phil77
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: USA (PA)
Age: 43
Posts: 300
Just checked the NOAA buoy data:
NDBC - Station 44251

Conditions at Station 44251 - Nickerson Bank as of
1600 GMT on 03/12/2009:

Wind Direction (WDIR): S ( 180 deg true )
Wind Speed (WSPD): 29.1 kts
Wind Gust (GST): 35.0 kts
Wave Height (WVHT): 7.9 ft
Dominant Wave Period (DPD): 7 sec
Atmospheric Pressure (PRES): 29.72 in
Pressure Tendency (PTDY): -0.20 in ( Falling Rapidly )
Air Temperature (ATMP): 36.0 F
Water Temperature (WTMP): 32.4 F
Wind Chill (CHILL): 22.3 F


Keeping my fingers crossed!

Last edited by Phil77; 12th Mar 2009 at 17:01. Reason: changed buoy data to a location nearer to the scene
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