Strong winds and gusts of up to 114km/hour

Ecological Happenings

  • Winds were at high speed since 6am this morning. Storms have been rolling through the reserve and conditions are rough. Gusts at 62kts and on average wind speed has been around 45kts. At 20:30 the reserve is still experiencing winds of >40kts.
  • Dunlins back in the reserve today
  • Canada Geese flew back to land
  • Sea lions spent most of the day taking shelter in the sea!

The island lost wi fi and telephone connection for the afternoon. Not much on other fronts today given the conditions.