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Winds of November 2

I didn’t hear any wind speeds for yesterday, but it was blowing . . . winds of November according to the date, but fortunately not a November witch. Chem Wolverine scudded through the Bay, Kings Point went on with her routine, Gabby Miller returned to home base, Joyce aimed for the Kills, Mister T slung […]

Excessively Windy 3

Here are previous posts with references to wind.  Sunday and Monday were windy but commerce went right on.   The weight of these units is manifested by the smooth ride in the harbor chop.  Offshore it would be a different matter in the swells. I wouldn’t call it spindrift, so maybe it’s just spray? All […]

Excessively Windy 2

Credit for all photos today goes to John Huntington.  Check out his website here. John writes:  “I generally like crazy weather but it was painful out there.  I drove out on the pier (the one by the Brooklyn Army Terminal) and would get back in the car periodically to warm up.  [The temperature registered low […]

Excessively Windy

“Excessive wind”  . . . i.e., a constant 20+ mph describes Wednesday’s weather quite well.  The following fotos all come thanks to Capt. Fred Kosnac, who was on one tug of three accompanying the Weeks crane barge to the right.   Farther up the dock, notice the blue/green hull of a container ship, MOL Destiny. […]