Damp conditions prevailed through Thursday. By Friday, the sun was out, but a brisk 25 knot wind out of the northwest brought gale warnings to the harbor and put a good chop on the river. Thursday morning saw the B. Franklin, Genesis Glory, and William F. Fallon, Jr all anchored in the fog on the…
The weekend brought pleasant weather with temperatures in the 40s and occasional periods of gusty wind. River traffic seemed rather light. By the end of the weekend Vane’s Pokamoke and Gracie Reinauer were anchored off the Upper West Side.
Thursday brought clear skies with temperatures in the 30s and 15 knot winds out of the southwest. Conditions are set to deteriorate as we move into the weekend, with temperatures dropping sharply. Small craft warning was in effect for the Harbor Thursday, and a gale warning goes into effect Friday. On the River, tanker cargos…
Thursday’s rains abated and temperatures climbed into the 40s by Saturday, warm enough for kayakers and for HRCS’s winter sailing crew. A number of tugs with empty tanker barges accumulated in the River by Friday evening. Reinauer’s Kristy Ann also remained with her apparently loaded barge from Thursday into Saturday morning, and then departed to…
Sunny skies prevailed Sunday but the temperature held below 40. Three tugs and tanker barges had accumulated in the River overnight, though Patrice McCalister was on her way by 9am.
The rain cleared Saturday and temperatures climbed into the 40s with winds around 15 knots. HRCS had its J24s on the water, and a group of kayakers was also seen in the midday sun. Patrice McCalister anchored off 96th Street in the rain on Friday, and remained Saturday morning with her barge on the hip,…
Everyone knows it’s windy
Temperatures climbed a bit Monday, reaching 40 by midday after starting out below freezing. Winds remained elevated, with a small craft advisory in effect again for the harbor, and shifted to the southwest, putting a bit more visible chop on the River. Tugs continue to shelter in the North River with their tanker barges during…
Friday night light
ATBs awaiting new cargos accumulated at the North River anchorages Friday heading into a hot weekend. Patrice McAllister arrived Thursday night and anchored off 96th Street. She was joined by Adeline Marie, anchoring about a mile south Friday morning and then by Dean Reinauer dropping its hook off the 125th Street pier in the afternoon.…
The spell of perfect weather came to an end Thursday, with temperatures rising again, though thankfully winds continued to blow steadily from the south. The second half of the week also has brought some interesting tanker traffic. Wednesday evening saw a Marshall Islands flagged tanker, The Amigo, coming down the river after having likely brought…
Back so soon?
Aruna Berk passed us on July 1 heading for Buchanan with a load of gypsum from Spain (see Wind and Wallboard). She headed back to sea a week later on July 8, passing ahead of the departing Italian destroyer visiting Pier 88. However, she was back again a day later. Having made a big loop…