Day 418 – 16th July 1987

Noon Summary Log

Day: 418
Date: 16th July 1987
Latitude: 35° 53.4′ S
Longitude: 2° 45.8′ W
Water Temperature: -°C
Wind @ Noon: 30-40 S
Max Wind /24 hours: 45-60 SSW
Min Wind /24 hours: 25-30 NW
Cloud Cover 8/8
Cabin Temperature: 17°C
Barometer: 1006

Source: CUL00045/11


  • Rather windy, suspect more reefs on mainsail might be needed soon.
  • Terrible line squall hit yacht capsizing it for a few moments with very heavy rain.
  • Gale increasing intensity. Very rough indeed. Gale severe sea conditions reaching dangerous

Source: CUL00058/1

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