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What's the weather like? - April 2018
« on: April 01, 2018, 00:54:27 am »
El Cotillo... The forecast today, is for a cloudy, almost wind free start to the month. Some sunshine possibly mid afternoon. Temperatures expected in the high teens.

Tides:
2:42 AM      2.57 meters   (8.43 ft)   High Tide
7:19 AM            First Light
7:45 AM            Sunrise
8:34 AM            Moonset
8:55 AM      -0.06 meters   (-0.20 ft)   Low Tide
3:02 PM      2.45 meters   (8.04 ft)   High Tide
8:13 PM            Sunset
8:38 PM            Last Light
9:08 PM      0.02 meters   (0.07 ft)   Low Tide
9:22 PM            Moonrise


7.30am. Lots of condensation, slight breeze, 13°C.




« Last Edit: April 01, 2018, 07:50:44 am by MLA »

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Re: What's the weather like? - April 2018
« Reply #1 on: April 01, 2018, 08:26:37 am »
Pinch and Punch 1st of the Month 😎😎

Good morning from Caleta

Yesterday turned out a nice day after the cloud cleared late morning, nice sunny afternoon in our sheltered south facing spot 28C in the shade and 42cC in the sun and the wind did ease as the day progressed.

8.20pm last night, an hour later the reflection of the moon on the sea was wonderful.


This morning some high cloud, no wind, some condensation only 12C at 7.30am full moon still in the sky.



Todays Caleta forecast -
A cloudy morning with hazy sun from 2pm to 7pm when the cloud will return, temperature to reach 22C at 4pm but it will feel warmer with a UV factor of 4 at 1pm.
Wind this morning from NW at 7Km/h moving eastwards from 12noon to SE this this afternoon / early evening before returning to NW at 10pm never higher than 9Km/h all day.

Tides 01-04-2018

01:46h High tide 2,32m
08:00h Low tide  0,29m
14:06h High tide 2,24m
20:15h Low tide  0,32m

Not sure why my tides are different to Martin's.

Sun ephemeris
Sunrise  07:47  Sunset  20:10

Moon phase 
Full Moon  15 day(s) old
 
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Re: What's the weather like? - April 2018
« Reply #2 on: April 01, 2018, 20:33:38 pm »
Caleta update -

Much as forecast today however I have noticed there is a forecast of  up tp 51% chance of rain between 9am and 2pm tomorrow

This afternoon and evening



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Re: What's the weather like? - April 2018
« Reply #3 on: April 02, 2018, 07:56:29 am »
El Cotillo... The outlook is for sun and cloud this morning, clearing around midday, leaving a sunny afternoon. The wind will be moderate, WNW, and onshore, averaging 14mph. Temperatures expected, high teens to low 20's.

Tides:
3:18 AM      2.51 meters   (8.24 ft)   High Tide
7:18 AM            First Light
7:44 AM            Sunrise
9:11 AM            Moonset
9:29 AM      0.02 meters   (0.07 ft)   Low Tide
3:37 PM      2.40 meters   (7.87 ft)   High Tide
8:14 PM            Sunset
8:38 PM            Last Light
9:44 PM      0.09 meters   (0.30 ft)   Low Tide
10:20 PM            Moonrise


7.45am. Overcast with a slight breeze, 15°C.




« Last Edit: April 02, 2018, 08:01:02 am by MLA »

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Re: What's the weather like? - April 2018
« Reply #4 on: April 02, 2018, 09:11:55 am »
Morning from Caleta

Great first thing this morning nice clear sky up to 7.45 full moon still bright in the sky to the SW 14C at 8am with some condensation and no wind. Clouded over since then and the rain forecast still stands.



Todays Caleta forecast
Cloudy morning with up to a 51% of a shower, up to 2pm then partly sunny for the rest of the afternoon clear sky by 7pm so should be a good sunset, temperature up to 22C at 5pm with a UV factor of up to 8 at 12noon to 3pm
Wind from W this morning moving to NNW late afternoon / evening, currently 7Km/h increasing to 18Km/h this evening

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Re: What's the weather like? - April 2018
« Reply #5 on: April 03, 2018, 08:06:21 am »
El Cotillo... The forecast is for a cloud free sunny day, with a gentle NNE, cross/offshore wind, averaging 13mph. Temperatures expected in the low 20's.

Tides:
3:53 AM      2.38 meters   (7.81 ft)   High Tide
7:17 AM            First Light
7:43 AM            Sunrise
9:50 AM            Moonset
10:02 AM      0.14 meters   (0.46 ft)   Low Tide
4:11 PM      2.30 meters   (7.55 ft)   High Tide
8:14 PM            Sunset
8:39 PM            Last Light
10:20 PM      0.21 meters   (0.69 ft)   Low Tide
11:16 PM            Moonrise


8.00am. A slight breeze and some condensation. Overnight cloud yet to be burnt off. Temperature 15°C.





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8.14am. Just had a sort sharp shower, sun shining again now.
« Last Edit: April 03, 2018, 08:20:40 am by MLA »

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Re: What's the weather like? - April 2018
« Reply #6 on: April 03, 2018, 14:21:49 pm »
Well good afternoon from Caleta, out and about cruise liner spotting by 6.15am this morning very impressive sail past Caleta at 6.15am and then berthing in PDR between 7.15 and 8am of the MV Queen Victoria.




So far been agreat day here so far just, 2pm, stated to cloud over a little 29C in our little shelttered spot.

More pictures later and full report tomorrow morning.

10.30am
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Re: What's the weather like? - April 2018
« Reply #7 on: April 03, 2018, 14:36:55 pm »
Some great shots John, we were in Rosario this AM went and had a look at her, and I must admit I was a tad underwhelmed.

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Re: What's the weather like? - April 2018
« Reply #8 on: April 04, 2018, 07:03:07 am »
Thank you for all your weather forecasts and reports
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Re: What's the weather like? - April 2018
« Reply #9 on: April 04, 2018, 07:43:14 am »
El Cotillo... Mixed opinions from the various forecasts on the web, as to today's weather. All agree the the temperature will be in the high teens, but whether it's sunshine or cloudy is the issue. Probably a bit of both would be the best forecast today. The NNE wind will be fresh and offshore, averaging 19mph.

Tides:
4:29 AM      2.22 meters   (7.28 ft)   High Tide
7:16 AM            First Light
7:41 AM            Sunrise
10:30 AM            Moonset
10:36 AM      0.30 meters   (0.98 ft)   Low Tide
4:45 PM      2.17 meters   (7.12 ft)   High Tide
8:15 PM            Sunset
8:40 PM            Last Light
10:56 PM      0.36 meters   (1.18 ft)   Low Tide


8.30am. No wind, no condensation, some cloud. Temperature 16°C.





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Re: What's the weather like? - April 2018
« Reply #10 on: April 04, 2018, 08:33:10 am »
Good morning from Caleta

Not a bad afternoon and evening yesterday,

4pmish near the south end of the airport just before the MV Queen Victoria left, it can be just seen in the right hand picture.



Sunset



This morning 14C at 7.45am, thick cloud out to east over the sea other wise high wispy or fluffy clouds, sun now trying to break through, no condensation and a light wind



Todays Caleta forecast -

A mix of cloud and sun all day temperature up 21C feeling like 22C UV factor of up to 9 at 1pm
Wind from N 20 to 28Km/h this morning moving to NNE / NE this afternoon / evening 26 to 30 Km/h

Tides
04:35h High tide 2,08m
10:45h Low  tide 0,52m
16:51h High tide 2,03m
23:05h Low  tide 0,55m

Sun ephemeris  04-04-2018
Sunrise  07:44  Sunset  20:12

Moon phase
Waning Gibbous Moon 18 day(s) old

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Re: What's the weather like? - April 2018
« Reply #11 on: April 04, 2018, 09:21:36 am »
El Cotillo...

9.05am. Things are looking much brighter here. Temperature 17°C.





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Re: What's the weather like? - April 2018
« Reply #12 on: April 05, 2018, 07:55:15 am »
El Cotillo... The forecast is for a sunny day, once the overnight cloud has burnt off. The wind will be northerly, moderate and cross/offshore, averaging 15mph. Temperatures expected, high teens.

Tides:
12:11 AM            Moonrise
5:04 AM      2.03 meters   (6.66 ft)   High Tide
7:15 AM            First Light
7:40 AM            Sunrise
11:10 AM      0.48 meters   (1.57 ft)   Low Tide
11:11 AM            Moonset
5:21 PM      2.01 meters   (6.59 ft)   High Tide
8:15 PM            Sunset
8:40 PM            Last Light
11:37 PM      0.53 meters   (1.74 ft)   Low Tide


7.40am. A slight breeze, some cloud, no condensation. Temperature 15°C.




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Re: What's the weather like? - April 2018
« Reply #13 on: April 05, 2018, 08:27:34 am »
Morning form Caleta -

Yesterday turned out as more sun than cloud and in our little sheltered patio alcove at 5.30pm it was still 39c in the sun and 25 in the shade.

This morning clear sky overhead and cloud out to east over the sea, 11C and some moisture on roof terrace floor, very little breeze.



Todays Caleta forecast -
Mix of cloud and sun this morning becoming mostly sunny by 1pm and full sun from 3pm for rest of day, temperature to reach 22C at 4pm with a UV factor of up to 9 at 1pm
Wind from the N this morning currently 18Km/h increasing to 24Km/h by noon moving to NNE at 2pm, easing slightly before moving back to N and increasing to 24Km/h by 6pm

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Re: What's the weather like? - April 2018
« Reply #14 on: April 05, 2018, 08:46:51 am »
El Cotillo...

8.40am. Skies beginning to clear. Temperature 16.5°C.





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Re: What's the weather like? - April 2018
« Reply #15 on: April 06, 2018, 06:25:44 am »
El Cotillo... The outlook is for a cloudless sunny day, with a gentle north westerly onshore wind, averaging 10mph. Temperatures expected in the high teens to low 20's.

Tides:
1:04 AM            Moonrise
5:44 AM      1.84 meters   (6.04 ft)   High Tide
7:14 AM            First Light
7:39 AM            Sunrise
11:49 AM      0.66 meters   (2.17 ft)   Low Tide
11:56 AM            Moonset
6:03 PM      1.85 meters   (6.07 ft)   High Tide
8:16 PM            Sunset
8:41 PM            Last Light

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Re: What's the weather like? - April 2018
« Reply #16 on: April 06, 2018, 07:47:31 am »
Caleta much as forecast yesterday, a very nice day, currently cloud is building, no wind and 13C

Todays forecast -

A mix of cloud and sun all day, temperature to reach 21C feeling like 24C at 2pm with a UV factor of up to 10 at 1pm, there is a high UV factor warning out for both Fuerteventura and Lanzarote for the next few days.
Wind from the N / NNW / NW all day currently 13Km/h highest is 20Km/h at 7pm this evening

Have a nice day.

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Re: What's the weather like? - April 2018
« Reply #17 on: April 06, 2018, 09:52:47 am »
Thanks MLA and WindyG...
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Re: What's the weather like? - April 2018
« Reply #18 on: April 16, 2018, 07:46:47 am »
El Cotillo... The forecast is for a cloud free sunny day, with a moderate north easterly offshore wind, averaging 17mph. Temperatures expected in the low 20's.

Tides:
2:16 AM      2.47 meters   (8.10 ft)   High Tide
2:57 AM            New Moon
7:02 AM            First Light
7:28 AM            Sunrise
7:58 AM            Moonrise
8:28 AM      -0.01 meters   (-0.03 ft)   Low Tide
2:37 PM      2.44 meters   (8.01 ft)   High Tide
8:22 PM            Sunset
8:44 PM      0.03 meters   (0.10 ft)   Low Tide
8:47 PM            Last Light
8:58 PM            Moonset


8.15am. Fairly solid cloud layer. Hopefully the sun will burn this off during the morning. Only a very slight breeze. Temperature 16°C.




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Re: What's the weather like? - April 2018
« Reply #19 on: April 16, 2018, 08:53:27 am »
Good Morning! Good to see the server problems have been sorted. I'd just like to say a big thank you & how much we appreciated the reports & forecasts when we were in El C. We really missed them when the site was down.

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Re: What's the weather like? - April 2018
« Reply #20 on: April 16, 2018, 09:40:26 am »
El Cotillo...

9.30am. Cloud burning off nicely. Temperature 18°C.





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Re: What's the weather like? - April 2018
« Reply #21 on: April 16, 2018, 09:59:42 am »
:Looks a lot better than it is here currently

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Re: What's the weather like? - April 2018
« Reply #22 on: April 16, 2018, 10:53:20 am »
Good to be back

Still cloudy and very breezy here 10.45 sun making odd appearance 21C in shade out of wind.

Forecast to improve from midday and for a sunny late afternoon and evening temperature to reach 23C at 4pm with a UV factor of 10 at 1pm
Wind from NE all day 28 to 33Km/h

10.50am

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Re: What's the weather like? - April 2018
« Reply #23 on: April 16, 2018, 11:14:44 am »
El Cotillo...

11.00am. Started to cloud over. Temperature 20°C.





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The cloud cleared by midday and we have had sunshine since then. Temperature 23°C.
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Re: What's the weather like? - April 2018
« Reply #24 on: April 16, 2018, 19:58:22 pm »
In Caleta  we have had a clear sunny sky since midday our little sheltered spot in the sun got to over 40C, the wind has been cooling.

7.55pm

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Re: What's the weather like? - April 2018
« Reply #25 on: April 17, 2018, 08:05:05 am »
Morning form Caleta overcast at 7.15am,  15C moderate wind and no condensation.



Todays forecast -

Cloud to clear midmorning to leave a sunny day, temperature to reach 24C at 4pm with a UV factor of up to 11 at 1pm
Wind from NNE to NE all day speeds varying throughout the day of 20 to 26Km/h.

Tides
02:59h High tide 2,26m
09:12h Low tide  0,32m
15:19h High tide 2,24m
21:30h Low tide  0,32m

Sun ephemeris  17-04-2018
Sunrise  07:30  Sunset  20:19

Moon phase
Waxing Crescent Moon 1 day(s) old

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Re: What's the weather like? - April 2018
« Reply #26 on: April 17, 2018, 08:12:23 am »
Just seen temperatures to rise as Calima arrives Wednesday & Thursday -

https://www.facebook.com/pg/caleta.fuerteventura/posts/?ref=notif

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Re: What's the weather like? - April 2018
« Reply #27 on: April 17, 2018, 08:22:22 am »
El Cotillo... The forecast is for a sunny day, with a moderate offshore NNE wind averaging 15mph. Temperatures expected in the low 20's.

Tides:
2:52 AM      2.50 meters   (8.20 ft)   High Tide
7:01 AM            First Light
7:27 AM            Sunrise
8:39 AM            Moonrise
9:04 AM      -0.02 meters   (-0.07 ft)   Low Tide
3:14 PM      2.46 meters   (8.07 ft)   High Tide
8:22 PM            Sunset
8:47 PM            Last Light
9:22 PM      0.03 meters   (0.10 ft)   Low Tide
10:01 PM            Moonset


8.05am. Clear, bright and no cloud. Lots of condensation. No wind. Temperature 15°C.




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Re: What's the weather like? - April 2018
« Reply #28 on: April 18, 2018, 00:05:30 am »
Tindaya and Corralejo a gorgeous hot, sunny day with an intermittent gentle breeze. First evening we haven't had a fire on in Tindaya since possibly before Christmas :o. Water temp in friend's pool in Corralejo up to 25C.

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Re: What's the weather like? - April 2018
« Reply #29 on: April 18, 2018, 07:02:49 am »
El Cotillo... The outlook is for a warm, cloudless, sunny day. The wind will be northerly and cross/shore, averaging 17mph. Temperatures expected in the low 20's.

Tides:
3:31 AM      2.46 meters   (8.07 ft)   High Tide
7.00 AM            First Light
7:26 AM            Sunrise
9:23 AM            Moonrise
9:41 AM      0.03 meters   (0.10 ft)   Low Tide
3:52 PM      2.43 meters   (7.97 ft)   High Tide
8:23 PM            Sunset
8:48 PM            Last Light
10:02 PM      0.08 meters   (0.26 ft)   Low Tide
11:04 PM            Moonset


8.10am. Complete cloud cover. Some condensation. No wind. Temperature 18°C.





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This is the last live report from me for a while, back to the UK this evening.

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