Morning Update – 50 kilometers

Tail current has decreased to 8 cm/sec.  Scarlet's speed relative to the water is holding steady at 17 cm/sec. Still moving along the line to the northeast, targeting the outer edge of the green circle.   If we try to stay in the green circle, we could get advected south to Lisbon.  So we'll continue moving around the outer edge of the green and into the yellow circle as best we can.  West of the yellow circle is the eddy of unknown sign, the area of high uncertainty identified in red.  East of the yellow circle is another racetrack shaped eddy that circulates through the ship lanes.  One ship every 12 minutes in the main line.  As of this morning, the yellow area is our target.

Distance to the Spanish EEZ is down to 50 km.

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