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Station 46060 (LLNR 25646) - WEST ORCA BAY - 8NM NW of Hinchinbrook Is., AK

Owned and maintained by National Data Buoy Center
3-meter discus buoy w/ seal cage
ARES payload
60.586 N 146.787 W (60°35'10" N 146°47'12" W)

Site elevation: sea level
Air temp height: 4.4 m above site elevation
Anemometer height: 4.9 m above site elevation
Barometer elevation: 0.3 m above mean sea level
Sea temp depth: 0.6 m below water line
Water depth: 415 m
Watch circle radius: 699 yards

As of 0500z, 01/25/23, the buoy at station 46060 has gone adrift. Data will be restored during our next service visit to this location. When a date is known, it will be posted in the Maintenance Schedule.

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