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Thursday, 7 December 2017

#StormCaroline - "Cyclonic, becoming northwesterly, severe gale 9 to violent storm 11, occasionally hurricane force 12 at first."

This morning's shipping forecast for Fair Isle issued at 0505 December 7th 2017 as...


#StormCaroline, the first of several severe weather systems hits the north of Scotland hard this morning...


but for many, life at sea continues as this AIS map shows an abundance of marine traffic between Scotland and the Faroes including the 90m pelagic trawler, Joseph Roty...



this video giving a small sense of what it is like to fish in extreme weather when you have 90m of steel under your feet...



the latest WindyTV forecast shows a very unsettled period of weather into next week.