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Tagged With: Weather

Boats a rockin’

It’s been four straight days with winds gusting over 30kts, and it’s getting old. See that 976 millibar low over toward New Zealand? It was 982 when passed over us a few days ago, and it’s been kicking our arse ever since. We had a 43kt gust (30 second average) measured onboard come through on … Continue reading »

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Twas a dark and story night

The weather we were worried about last blogpost came in with a bang for yachties all over the SE corner of Oz. The barometric chart had forecast a double whammy. A low pressure cell passing over the state followed by a low pressure front bringing a sou’westerly change… But boy, did it pack a wallop. … Continue reading »

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Stuck for a while…

The south westerly weather doesn’t look like abating anytime soon. Here’s a screen shot for the forecast for Monday, when we thought we might depart. …and this for mid-week: Yuk! The next likely window is now likely to be next weekend, but we’ll see how we go. There are certainly worse places to be stuck! … Continue reading »

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