Calculates the path a bottle would follow given a user defined point and the number of days the bottle travels.


MessageInABottle Model
The source model of the MessageInABottle service.

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Parameter Explanation
Input Point

The point at which the bottle starts its trip. This point must be within the world's oceans.


The amount of time (in days) the bottle travels from its starting point.


Created by:
Organization: ESRI, Inc.
Address: 380 New York St
City: Redlands
Administrative Area: CA
Postal Code: 92373 - 8100
Country: United States
e-mail address:
Phone Number: 909-793-2853
Fax Number: 909-793-5953

Keywords: Message in a Bottle, Ocean Currents, Particle Track, Current Velocity

Use Constraints: This service is for demonstration purposes only. It should not be used in any other fashion or with any other intent. The accuracy of the resulting data is not guaranteed and is not for redistribution. The service itself will only work given input points within the boundaries of the worlds oceans.
Distribution Information:
Format: ArcToolbox Tool