Surface Water Temperatures

Last month Eric sent me an image with the temperature data we collected displayed along with its location along our path.  Interesting stuff!  It was nice to see the data corrolated with our subjective observations – such as Desolation Sound was very warm, and abruptly getting colder once we went through the rapids.  It’s also a nice visual for just how far we paddled.

Water Temperatures

Surface water temperatures

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6 Responses to Surface Water Temperatures

  1. Chadwick Knowles says:

    Thanks Tracy, That is just fascinating stuff. Casey

  2. Robert Mommsen says:

    cool … go t2 … ferry boat bob of ketchikan in juneau

    Date: Sat, 10 Nov 2012 18:27:59 +0000 To:

  3. Gerrie Hashisaki says:

    Great map of your trip! It’s surprising how warm the water got in some areas.
    Looking forward to more posts, Gerrie.

  4. ROGER PALMER says:


  5. Beth Palmer says:

    also interesting that the water on the inside isn’t always the warmest. thanks for sharing, it’s neat. B

    Beth Lawton Palmer


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