Shift Change Delayed by Gale


  • Visibility: 15 miles
  • Wind: 20-40 knots E, later S, W, and N.
  • Water: 3′ chop
  • Sky: overcast and rain


  • Chuckles was gone all day.
  • Chunk was hanging out under the water beside the jetty at 18:00.
The only sign of Chuckles

The only sign of Chuckles.


  • Cleared logs off the ramp.
  • Final bit of tidying and packing in the main house.
  • Typed out and sent off sea water data report for February.


  • Conditions were unsuitable for a shift change today, as no boats were able to traverse between Race Rocks and the college.
  • The HMCS Ottawa was out near Esquimalt today.
  • Watched the Coho chug across the straight headed for Port Angeles in the afternoon.
The Coho Ferry

The Coho Ferry