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Weather Data for 16 Apr 1908

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Kitty Hawk Life Saving Station
MidnightSunriseNoonSunset
Wind DirectionSWNENE
Wind ForceFreshLightStrongStrong
SurfHighHighHighVery High
Barometer30.130.230.330.3
Thermometer66644444
Vessels SeenSchooners=1
General RemarksTest at 6 am; Beach Too Wet and Windy for Drill; Surf Too High for Boat Drill; D Beachams Wife Sick He left for Home at 2. Pm. JE Baum in His place
KeeperA.B.L. Tillett Keeper



Kill Devil Hills Life Saving Station
MidnightSunriseNoonSunset
Wind DirectionSWNENE
Wind ForceStrongLightStrongStrong
SurfModerateModerateHighVery High
Barometer29.929.830.0530.15
ThermometerNo RecordNo RecordNo RecordNo Record
Vessels SeenSchooners=1
General RemarksDrilled with Beach Apparatus distance from Crotch to Pole 60 yards time not Taken; Exspended 2 ozs Powder 1 friction Primer 1 Cartridge Bag
KeeperJ.E. Ward Keeper



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