More Sunshine and Wind

Weather

  • Visibility: 15 Miles
  • Wind:  between 10-30 NW was blowing more earlier today and settled down in the evening
  • Sky: cloudy this morning, cleared up in the afternoon
  • Water: a bit rough

Boats/Visitors

  • had some ecotours brave the wind and drive by

Ecological

  • plenty of sea lions around still and the few elephant seals

Notes

  • had a lot of good solar input today, plan on running the generator tomorrow though so I can run the desalinator for a few more hours

October 22nd

Weather

  • Visibility: 10 Miles
  • Wind:  15-30 NW
  • Sky: cloudy but there was some sunshine today
  • Water: pretty rough with wind and waves

Boats/Visitors

  • Had some ecotours go by

Ecological

  • plenty of sea lions around along with the 5 female elephant seals

Big Waves

Weather

  • Visibility: 10 Miles
  • Wind:  0-15 SE
  • Sky: cloudy all day
  • Water: The swells were more than a metre today

Boats/Visitors

  • Had some ecotours brave the waves

Ecological

  • Sea lions seem to be multiplying still and getting closer to the house
  • Saw a couple humpbacks out there again today

Notes

  • Had to the run generator for quite a while today but couldn’t run the desalinator because the sea lions would not move

Wind and Rain

Weather

  • Visibility: 10 Miles
  • Wind:  20-30 SW
  • Sky: cloudy all day
  • Water: pretty rough

Boats/Visitors

  • Didn’t see many boats today

Ecological

  • the sea lions have finally moved away from my house today and more off of the main island

Notes

  • its so windy and rainy, the island is pressure washing itself, desperately needed

Very Windy Today

Weather

  • Visibility: 5 Miles this morning then cleared to 15
  • Wind:  20-30 SE this morning but is now 10-15 NW
  • Sky: cloudy most of the day but the solar panels did get some sunlight
  • Water: pretty rough most of the day

Boats/Visitors

  • Some ecotours cruised by

Ecological

  • plenty of sea lions as usual and the 5 female elephant seals

 

High Winds Tonight

Weather

  • Visibility: 15 Miles
  • Wind:  10-15 SE today but it is supposed to blow up tonight
  • Sky: overcast all day
  • Water: calm, no waves

Boats/Visitors

  • some ecotours came by

Ecological

  • plenty of sea lions around. not sure if their numbers have peaked yet
  • the 5 elephant seals are more scattered around today

Notes

  • The new generator is working really well

Elephant Seals

Weather

  • Visibility: 15 Miles
  • Wind:  20-30 W this morning and switched to 0-5 N this evening
  • Sky: overcast throughout the day
  • Water: rough this morning and calmed down in the evening

Boats/Visitors

  • Some ecotours came by today

Ecological

  • planty of sea lions along with 5 beautiful female elephant seals of varying sizes