The first swell of the season is forecasted for this weekend and the barometer has been dropping with the approach of the low pressure system. The wind has been shifting from North to South-West all day, but it’s back to 5 kts West this evening.
The seawater visibility is getting really good. I can clearly see seals swimming and differentiate sea floor features from up in the lantern room.
There are ladybugs all over the place. They like to hide behind electric fence insulators.
5 marine tour boats
Students from the college came out again for a boat tour through the reserve
10 growly elephant seals by the jetty and boat shed
591 sea lions
-washed solar panels
-fixed a few hose leaks
-finished sea lion fence around East side of keepers house