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Storm Photos: Yet another one hits us in March

Yet another storm! This one will be lighter on the snow down on the coast, but will be long in duration. The long duration of high wind speed is expected to cause very high seas off the coast and potentially … Continue reading

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This day in nautical history: The Portland Gale

Samuel Ward Stanton’s sketch of the Steamer Portland, which was lost in what would become known as the Portland Gale: Source: Wikimedia Commons, Samuel Ward Stanton (1870-1912). The Portland Gale On the evening of November 26th, 1898, the Boston area … Continue reading

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Another November Storm

Boston Harbor was hit with a strong Nor’easter this morning, which packed some brutal winds and rain. The 44013 buoy was recording 18+ foot waves and gusts up to 50 mph. Here were some photos from the commuter boat ride … Continue reading

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The extremely useful NOAA buoy system

While offshore the other night, I was in the area of one of the NOAA buoys off Boston Harbor, the 44013 buoy. I was within visual distance of the buoy, which was kind of cool as it is hard to … Continue reading

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