Day 425 – 23rd July 1987

Noon Summary Log

Day: 425
Date: 23rd July 1987
Latitude: 36° 33.5′ S
Longitude: 13° 7′ E
Water Temperature: 15.3°C
Wind @ Noon: 12 NNE
Max Wind /24 hours: 25-30 N
Min Wind /24 hours: 6 NE
Cloud Cover 5/8
Cabin Temperature: 19°C
Outside Temperature: 18.1°C
Barometer: 1014

Source: CUL00045/11


  • Decided to sail south of the Aghulas Bank, risk scary gales but feel risk of collision with shipping the greater risk nearer to Cape Agulhas. I must give the south east tail of the Aghulas Bank a wide berth as it is a dangerous region for breaking waves.

Source: CUL00058/1