Tanker damage prompts new weather post
Two nonprofits, Coast Guard erect Kayak Island station to provide better weather coverage in region prone to dangerous ‘barrier jets’
For Petroleum News
An incident involving a loaded oil tanker and ferocious winds in 2007 in the Gulf of Alaska has inspired installation of a new weather station on a remote island some 60 miles southeast of Cordova.
The station was erected July 16 at Cape St. Elias, on the southwestern end of uninhabited Kayak Island....
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