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Fogs in Still Air

The fog began with sunny warm days and clear nights, in this case with a lovely moon.  A large area of consistently high pressure arrived which your weather textbook and wall barometer will claim means fair weather.  However what it really means is little pressure slope with virtually no wind and no frontal storms.  Just [...]

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They sometimes call this month “Fogust” out here on the west coast of Vancouver Island, and it’s been living up to the reputation so far this year. Our radar has gotten a good workout from the moment we crawled out of Bull Harbour all the way back down into the Strait of Juan de Fuca. [...]

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Ferry weather

The winds in Puget Sound can be exasperatingly screwy.  A frequent forecast has winds in the north part out of the north and winds in the south part out of the south. In the central part when this happens?   Often enough it is calm in the section between Shilshole and the north end of Bainbridge [...]

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