WX4NHC Online Hurricane Weather Report Submission

Timestamp: 2008-09-01 00:47:04 -0500
Event: GUSTAV
Received Via: VOIP NET
Reporting Weather Volunteer Observer: Rob-KD1CY
Email: rmacedo@rcn.com

Observed (mo/day/year): SEP/1/2008

Observation time: 0440 UTC; 1240 AM Eastern
Reported By: KB1QQR Paul
Contact number:
Geographic Location of Observation:
Oil Rig Mississippi Canyon 807
132 miles southeast of Houma, Louisiana
Latitude: ; Longitude:

Wind Measurements: Measured
Sustained Wind Speed: 77 MPH
Gust Speed: 97 MPH
Wind Direction: NE degrees

Barometric Pressure: MILLIBARS

Measured Rainfall:

Comments: Relayed report from the Eastern US Weather Forum from Paul Teschereau-KB1QQR from a meteorologist at NWS Lake Charles, Louisiana of the above wind report. The aneomometer height is 400 feet above the ocean surface.