New Year


  • Wind NE 20-25 knots diminishing to 15-20, sky mostly clear. Sea water temperature 8.3 C and continuing to decline.


  • 3 eco tour vessels.  One of them appeared to be getting much closer than the 100 meter setback requirement for viewing marine mammals.
  • 1 pleasure craft. On approach from Victoria, the vessel appeared to be traveling well above the 7 knot speed limit inside of the reserve.


  • Transfered 1 barrel of diesel to tidy tank
  • Cleared ramp, chopped firewood
  • Took inventory of diesel, propane, gasoline, and fresh water on island for month end report
  • Phone and internet went offline in the evening, UPS overload again, rebooted and we are back online.