Marine Bulletin 4th Quarter 2013.
The ITD position had fluctuated between latitudes 14.0°N and 12.5°N, with an average latitudinal position of 13.0°N. The winds were southwesterly, occasionally veering or backing with speed ranging from 05kts – 15kts, occasionally 18kts. The coastal maximum temperature had mean value of 27.7°C in Eket and 30.1°C in Calabar areas. The average Sea Surface Temperature over Koko was 28.8°C while Eket and Calabar had 26.2°C and 27.0°C respectively. The average value of the coastal Mean Sea Level Pressure (MSLP) fluctuated between 1007hPa and 1013hPa while the St. Helena high pressure centre value was between 1024hPa and 1032hPa with an average of 1028hPa.