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50

45
40
35
30
25
20
15
10
5
6 C 16 C 26 C 36 C 46 C
1 C 11 C 21 C 31 C 41 C
1
10
19
28
37
46

2
11
20
29
38
47

3
12
21
30
39
48

4
13
22
31
40
49

5
14
23
32
41
50

6
15
24
33
42

7
16
25
34
43

8
17
26
35
44

9
18
27
36
45

B A R O M E T E R
20 C

25 C

30 C

35 C

40 C

45 C

50 C

0.75

0.72

0.70

0.68

0.66

0.64

0.62

0.61

0.59

0.57

1.37

1.34

1.30

1.27

1.24

1.21

1.19

1.16

1.13

1.11

1.88

1.84

1.80

1.76

1.72

1.68

1.65

1.61

1.58

1.55

20.0

1.99

1.95

1.91

1.86

1.83

1.79

1.75

1.71

1.68

1.65

23.5

2.43

2.38

2.33

2.28

2.23

2.19

2.14

2.10

2.06

2.02

25.0

2.62

2.56

2.51

2.46

2.41

2.36

2.31

2.27

2.22

2.18

25.5

2.68

2.63

2.57

2.52

2.47

2.42

2.37

2.33

2.28

2.24

30.0

Normal Ballast

15 C

19.0

Heavy Ballast

10 C

15.0

Tropical Draught

5 C
10.0

Ht.
of B
a ro.

C O R R E C T I O N S

3.24

3.17

3.11

3.05

2.99

2.93

2.88

2.82

2.77

2.72

1.88 hPa

1.9 hPa

Tropical Draught

1.84 hPa
1.80 hPa

1.8 hPa

1.76 hPa
1.72 hPa
1.68 hPa

1.7 hPa

1.65 hPa
1.61 hPa
1.58 hPa

1.6 hPa

1.55 hPa
1.5 hPa
0 C

5 C

10 C

15 C

20 C

25 C

30 C

35 C

40 C

2.5 hPa

50 C

Heavy Ballast

2.43 hPa
2.38 hPa

2.4 hPa

45 C

2.33 hPa
2.28 hPa

2.3 hPa

2.23 hPa
2.19 hPa

2.2 hPa

2.14 hPa
2.10 hPa

2.1 hPa

2.06 hPa
2.02 hPa

2.0 hPa
0 C

5 C

10 C

15 C

20 C

25 C

30 C

35 C

40 C

2.8 hPa

50 C

Normal Ballast

2.68 hPa

2.7 hPa

45 C

2.63 hPa
2.57 hPa

2.6 hPa

2.52 hPa
2.47 hPa

2.5 hPa

2.42 hPa
2.37 hPa

2.4 hPa

2.33 hPa
2.28 hPa

2.3 hPa
2.2 hPa
0 C

5 C

Note :

10 C

20 C

The above corrections are absolute and include -0.5 hPa


Last calibrated on :

Methodology ;

15 C

30 C

35 C

45 C

Index error.

Height of Baro. from Bridge deck :

1.68 mt

Drafts at Normal Ballast

Height of Bridge deck from Keel :

30.25 mt

Drafts at Heavy Ballast

8.50 mt

Total Height of Barometer :

31.93 mt

Drafts at Tropical L/L

12.84 mt

n=

40 C

19 May '05

Factor 'n' is obtained from the formula below,


where h = Ht in mts, t = temp in C

Instructions :

25 C

h
1 8 46
0 0 7.3 5 t 0.1 7 h
18

6.40 mt

Correction P is obtained by the formula below however it is


variable for Obs pressure. We have chosen 1013 hPa.

P=o b ps1 0 11
3 0n 1

At sea or at anchorage the atmospheric pressure must be checked and recorded in the mates log at 4 hourly intervals unless otherwise instructed.
a) To check the barometric reading, tap the barometer gently and note the reading.
b) Basis the vessels draft / condition

(Capt. K.H. Doctor)


Master

and temperature read off the Total correction (in hPa) and add it to the observed value

2.24 hPa
50 C