North wind, 10 knots in the morning.  Stronger Easterly winds up the straight directed swells into the jetty throughout the day.  Wind direction shifted to West in the evening and picked up to over 30 knots with rain. Visibility dropped to around 1 mile in the afternoon.

Ecological: Before dusk I saw a lone humpback whale surfacing near the reserve.


Humpback flukes, NE of Race Rocks


Removed broken fire bricks from bottom of wood stove, cleaned out firebox, and replaced broken bricks with intact ones.  Inspected baffle and tubes.