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Weather Data for 29 Oct 1903

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Kitty Hawk Weather Station
Wind DirectionWind VelocityHigh TemperatureLow TemperaturePrecipitation
SWNo Record6349No Record



Kitty Hawk Life Saving Station
MidnightSunriseNoonSunset
Wind DirectionWNWNN
Wind ForceLightLightLightLight
SurfLightSmoothSmoothSmooth
Barometer30.230.330.330.3
Thermometer48446055
Vessels SeenNo Record
General RemarksJR Best on watch for the day; Telephone Test at 7 am; Supt P.H. Morgan arived at Station 15 to 5 Pm and Inspected Station and Property and Drilled on every thing except Boat Surf so Smooth and getting So Late Boat Drill omited; Drilled with Beach apperatus using 2 ozs of Powder No 7 Line Distance 175 yds; He left for Kill Devil Hill at 4 Pm; Expended 2 ozs of Powder, 1 Cartridge Bag, 1 Primer
KeeperA.B.L. Tillett Keeper



Kill Devil Hills Life Saving Station
MidnightSunriseNoonSunset
Wind DirectionSWNWNW
Wind ForceLightFreshLightCalm
SurfLightLightLightLight
Barometer30.230.2230.2930.22
ThermometerNo RecordNo RecordNo RecordNo Record
Vessels SeenSchooners=2
General RemarksW.S. Dough on day Watch; Test 7 am; Suprintended P.H. Morgan arrived at the Station at 5 Pm and the Crew on Beach apparatus; Drilled with Beach aparatus distance from crotch to pole 60 yards time 4 m. 35 S.; Expendid 2 ozs Powder 1 carterage Bag 1 friction primer
KeeperJ.E. Ward Keeper



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