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Gather Data.1

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A - Current Data for Alaska

checkmarkClick here to return to the NATIONAL DATA BUOY CENTER site.

  • On the world map, click on the box that covers Alaska
  • Find "46035" and click on the box.
  1. What are the latitude and longitude?
  2. Time of last observation?
  3. Current meteorological data?
  4. Current wind and sea state data?
  5. Current detailed wave data?

B - Recent Observations for Alaska

  1. What does "ATMP" mean?
  2. What does "WTMP" mean?
  3. Record the air temperature and water temperature (WTMP) for the last two days at 1 a.m. and 1 p.m. (or close to it).
  4. What was the highest water temperature?
  5. What was the lowest water temperature?
  6. What is the difference between the lowest and highest water temperatures?
  • Click on "Real Time Data."
  • Click on "Description."

C - Current Data for Mobile, Alabama

checkmarkClick here to return to the NATIONAL DATA BUOY CENTER site.

  • On the world map, click on the box that covers the Gulf of Mexico/Texas Coast.
  • Find "42040" and click on the box.
  1. What are the latitude and longitude?
  2. Time of last observation?
  3. Current meteorological data?
  4. Current wind and sea state data?
  5. Current detailed wave data?

 

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