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August 27th 2014 - 08:51
October 31st, 2005
October 31st, 2005

Happy Halloween

Now that´s a pumpkin!
Now that´s a pumpkin!
This has got to be one of the strangest holidays we cling to - no? Trying to make all the "scary" stuff - fun... well it didn´t start that way - but basically that´s what we do now. Which is an encouraging thought really - too bad we can start transforming some of the ´real´ scary stuff in the world today into fun.

Personally, I´ve never been much for Halloween - I don´t like dressing up in costumes and what with all the risks to kids these days from maniacs - you can´t even give out anything healthy - it must all be junk store-bought and shrink wrapped with a triple safety seal... (in the Back of my Head I hear Homer Simpson saying "mmmmm junk food...") c´est la vie I suppose.

Regardless - we had a wicked storm last night - wind gusts topping 80Kmph - I can hardly wait for our forest walk this morning (we take the dog every morning) to see what all was brought down last night. I´m attaching the Halibut Bank (an ODAS in the middle of the Straight of Georgia) wind graph so you can see the progression.

FYI: 16m/s works out to About 31Knots

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Data from Halibut Bank Buoy
Data from Halibut Bank Buoy

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