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November 21, 2018 2:50 am EST
Location: 33.436N 77.743W
Wind Dir: N (10°)
Wind Speed: 19 knots
Wind Gust: 23 knots
Sig Wave Height: 5 ft
Dom Wave Period: 5 sec
Average Period: 4.6 sec
Mean Wave Dir: N (7°)
AT Ps: 30.13 in (1020.2 mb)
Air Temp: 61°F (16.2°C)
Dew Point: 51°F (10.8°C)
Water Temp: 73°F (22.7°C)

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Dr. Hogarth Retirement Announcement

With mixed emotions, NOAA informs you that Dr. William Hogarth, NOAA's
Assistant Administrator for Fisheries, has decided to leave NOAA at the
end of the year to become Interim Dean for the College of Marine Science

at the University of South Florida early next year.

After a distinguished career with the State of North Carolina as
Director of the Marine Fisheries Program, Dr. Hogarth joined NOAA
Fisheries in 1994. Dr. Hogarth was serving as Deputy Assistant
Administrator when, in 2001, he was asked to serve as the Assistant
Administrator for Fisheries by the current Bush Administration.

Dr. Hogarth has done an outstanding job leading NOAA's domestic and
international living marine resource programs. Among his many
accomplishments, he advocated the renewal of the Magnuson-Stevens Act
with its commitment to end the overfishing. This year as Chair of the
International Whaling Commission, he negotiated the continuation of the
subsistence bowhead whale quota for the Alaskan tribal community. He has

been at the forefront of the Administration's drive to enact aquaculture

legislation to boost that beneficial industry in the United States.

We will miss him but, we wish him the best in his new assignment at the
University. Well wishes may be directed in email to or by mail to:
Dr. William Hogarth
1315 East West Highway
Room 14636
Silver Spring, MD 20910

Lauren Batte Lugo
Congressional Affairs Specialist
Fisheries team, Office of Legislative Affairs
National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
(202) 482-5935

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