On this Date in...
- Cold morning, but no frost on windows-guess it has now dried out enough for the dew point to drop lower than the temperature. 3 months ago
- Early Crocus-My dad’s garden notes have crocus blooming in same spot on 31Jan1985-but10F the next week was a killer. http://t.co/QkvM0Mtjkb 3 months ago
- It’s been a warm January in Sitka. Trolling old records, 1981 was the last comparable year (even a bit warmer then) wunderground.com/history/airpor… 3 months ago
Category Archives: Ocean
Today was the first low tide that seemed like a good spring tide. It wasn’t all that low at a predicted -1.2 or so, but it occurred in daylight hours in the morning. Rowan likes to search for things at … Continue reading
We visited Starrigavan Estuary again to see if the high tide was similar to the one yesterday. I was interested to find that it was distinctly lower, despite a prediction of very similar heights. I also wanted to get pictures … Continue reading
With a predicted 12.5+ tide, I thought it would be interesting to check out Starrigavan and see if any voles were scrambling for high ground around the estuary (and perhaps attracting predators that might be interesting to observer). No luck … Continue reading
Last week’s cold weather saw temperatures cold enough to freeze salt water, however little ice seemed to form in Crescent Bay. I am guessing there was sufficient wind to keep the surface stirred up and liquid (unlike previous occasions when … Continue reading
This entry is part 12 of 24 in the series 2012 PhotojournalThe kids and I braved the wind to walk down to the park and see what might be around. I thought the gusts of wind pushing spray across the … Continue reading
This entry is part 11 of 24 in the series 2012 PhotojournalWalking to class this afternoon I stopped and took pictures of ice in various configurations.