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What's the weather like? - May 2017
« on: May 01, 2017, 06:48:06 am »
A remote report starting the month of May.

Bankholiday UK = Rain. Yep

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El  Cotillo...  The outlook, a cloudy start to the day which should burn off during the morning, leaving a warm sunny afternoon. Temperatures expected in the low to mid 20's. A relatively light NNE wind of around 15mph.

Live reports to resume on our return in a fortnight.





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« Last Edit: May 01, 2017, 07:55:47 am by MLA »

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Re: What's the weather like? - May 2017
« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2017, 13:20:10 pm »
Believe it or not Bank Holiday in Windermere and IT IS NOT RAINING

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Re: What's the weather like? - May 2017
« Reply #2 on: May 01, 2017, 17:11:34 pm »
WG that must be a first, all the bank holidays I've spent camping up there it always seemed to rain.😊😊😊

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Re: What's the weather like? - May 2017
« Reply #3 on: May 05, 2017, 09:48:55 am »
Tarajalejo - after the last two very pleasant sunny days, we now have a very dull, overcast start. Temp struggling to rise above 21 now, and forecast suggests there may be the odd rain shower today. High suggests only 23 but improving by the end of the weekend 25/26.
6pm: The threatened rain did not materialise. The sun came out & managed a respectable 25, although a heavy dark cloud hung around over the Gran Tarajal/Giniginamar area most of the day.
« Last Edit: May 05, 2017, 18:10:56 pm by Archer »

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Re: What's the weather like? - May 2017
« Reply #4 on: May 08, 2017, 22:35:05 pm »
Absolutely hammering down with rain at the moment in Caleta as well as thunder and lightning.

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Re: What's the weather like? - May 2017
« Reply #5 on: May 09, 2017, 12:43:21 pm »
Last night,  started to rain at around 18:30 by 19:45 it was  wash lashing down, with very loud thunder, and the obligatorily lightening, rain eased off by 21:00 but continued to rain through the night.

Today 07:30







Temp 20 C

Sky complete cloud cover and light rain.

Wind  N/W 1/3 MPH

Humidity 63%

Visibility V Good.

Forecast:- a mix cloud and rain with the odd bright spot clearing late afternoon to leave a warm sunny evening temp to reach high 20,s.

08:30

 Some very large pools of water on the terrace tables



Temp now 23 C, but no sign of it clearing.

12:00







Temp now 26 C with hardly any wind, and small patches of blue sky beginning to appear.


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Re: What's the weather like? - May 2017
« Reply #6 on: May 09, 2017, 14:44:34 pm »
John I was reluctant to thank you for your report as the rain is a worry to us at the moment as we are waiting for a job to be done to stop water getting into our pool filter housing, was the rain as heavy as last Oct when the road near the Atlantico flooded?

Hope / am sure the weather will be better when we arrive on 22/5 🤣🤣🤣😎😎😎   

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Re: What's the weather like? - May 2017
« Reply #7 on: May 09, 2017, 15:06:08 pm »
John I was reluctant to thank you for your report as the rain is a worry to us at the moment as we are waiting for a job to be done to stop water getting into our pool filter housing, was the rain as heavy as last Oct when the road near the Atlantico flooded?

Hope / am sure the weather will be better when we arrive on 22/5 🤣🤣🤣😎😎😎
Only for about 20/30 mins, then it eased into being persistant light rain, which lasted on and off all night.

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Re: What's the weather like? - May 2017
« Reply #8 on: May 09, 2017, 21:04:38 pm »
I checked around all the rain guages - looks like nowhere more than one mm.
Shouldn't be enough to penetrate.

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Re: What's the weather like? - May 2017
« Reply #9 on: May 10, 2017, 00:44:55 am »
Tindaya - we also had spots of rain all night but nothing to see for it. Thunder and lightning with it. Tuesday has been warm and hazy with no breeze to speak of. Tuesday's sunset was lovely:








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Re: What's the weather like? - May 2017
« Reply #10 on: May 10, 2017, 09:13:37 am »
Caleta

A tale of two evenings

Monday 20:30
Dark, 19 C wind NE 12/15, lashing down, with thunder and lightening.

Tuesday 20:30





No wind and 22 C

Today 07:30

A grey start

Temp 19 C

Wind NW 1/3 MPH

Sky complete cloud cover

Humidity 69%

Visibility Fair

Sea 3/5 Ft waves

Forecast:- A slight possibility of   an odd shower early morning, clearing to leave a pleasant day with a mix of sunshine and cloud, Temp to reach high 20,s wind to increase 12/15 MPH late afternoon before easing 4/6 MPH around 20:00

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Re: What's the weather like? - May 2017
« Reply #11 on: May 11, 2017, 09:51:00 am »
Caleta
Yesterday developed into a very pleasant day, rain never materialised Temp hit 32 mid afternoon, wind died early evening.

Today 08:00

A bright start









Temp 22 C

Sky some scattered cloud

Wind N/westerly 8/10 MPH

Humidity 68%

Visibility Excellent

Sea 1/2 Ft swell

Forecast:-wind to move West or even S/westerly early afternoon and Temp to reach high 20,s best part of the day to be early evening.
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Re: What's the weather like? - May 2017
« Reply #12 on: May 12, 2017, 10:16:04 am »
Caleta 07:30

Another bright start.







Temp 20 C

Sky. some high light cloud

Wind N/W 11/13 MPH

Humidity 60%

Visibility Excellent

Sea 3/4 Ft swell

Forecast:- Cloud to increase as the day goes on Temp to reach high 20,s/ mid 30,s wind to ease early afternoon to 2/4 MPH.

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Re: What's the weather like? - May 2017
« Reply #13 on: May 13, 2017, 09:21:45 am »
Caleta
yesterday was another pleasant day despite it being a little changeable Pleasant until around 16 :00 then clouded over while wind picked up but brightened again around 18:30 although the wind persisted

16:00



18:45



Today 07:45

Temp 19 C

Sky 60% cloud cover

Wind Northerly 6/8 MPH

Humidity 65%

Visibility Very Good

Sea 3/4 Ft swell {and pleasantly warm}

Forecast:- Cloud to clear leaving a mainly clear sky wind to strengthen through the morning  before easing again early afternoon and picking up again early evening Temp to reach high 20,

09:00 Temp is now 21 c wind Northerly 6/8 MPH




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Re: What's the weather like? - May 2017
« Reply #14 on: May 14, 2017, 09:42:11 am »
Caleta 07:45 A bright if windy start










The ship that can be seen faintly in photo 4 is The Nivarria bound for Rosario, another of the 5/6 small tankers that service The island

Temp 20 C

Sky About 35% cloud cover

Wind N/E 20/22 MPH

Visibility V good

Humidity 58%

Sea 4/5 Ft swell

Forecast:- Main feature today is forecast to be the wind which is not forecast to lessen any, with the chance of it increasing 26/28 MPH mid afternoon, Temp to reach mid/high 20,s a pleasant dy if you can get out of the wind.

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Re: What's the weather like? - May 2017
« Reply #15 on: May 15, 2017, 07:41:32 am »
El Cotillo... The outlook is for a bright breezy day ahead, with temperatures in the low to mid 20's and a north easterly wind of around 15 knots. Stronger winds expected later in the week. Only here for a few weeks, great to be back.

Tides:
4:37 AM      1.94 meters   (6.37 ft)   High Tide
6:37 AM            First Light
7:04 AM            Sunrise
10:36 AM            Moonset
10:39 AM      0.51 meters   (1.67 ft)   Low Tide
4:54 PM      2.04 meters   (6.69 ft)   High Tide
8:39 PM            Sunset
9:06 PM            Last light
11:12 PM      0.53 meters   (1.74 ft)   Low Tide

7.15am. Temperature on terrace 19°C with a blustery wind.


« Last Edit: May 15, 2017, 07:46:16 am by MLA »

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Re: What's the weather like? - May 2017
« Reply #16 on: May 15, 2017, 08:23:19 am »
Welcome back Martin nice to get your reports, in 7 days time we should be almost half way there so the other John can have a weeks holiday from posting the Caleta update.

Normal Lake District weather resumed today, precipitation all day and into tomorrow ☹☹

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Re: What's the weather like? - May 2017
« Reply #17 on: May 15, 2017, 08:27:07 am »
Welcome back Martin, I was getting lonely.

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Re: What's the weather like? - May 2017
« Reply #18 on: May 15, 2017, 08:33:20 am »
Caleta 07:45
A bright if a somewhat hazy start







Temp 20 C

Sky mostly blues with about 40% cloud

Wind Northerly 16/18 MPH

Humidity 68%

Visibility Good

Sea 4/5 Ft swell

Forecast:- A breezy day Temp to reach mid 20.s. cloud to increase through the day with expected 100% cloud cover by early evening, wind to remain around 16/18 MPH but to move N/Easterly mid afternoon before returning Norhterly early evening. 

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Re: What's the weather like? - May 2017
« Reply #19 on: May 15, 2017, 09:33:34 am »
Welcome back Martin, I was getting lonely.

Thanks John I know the feeling, but have been assured that the weather reports are appreciated, especially with accompanying pictures. Looking back at the November 2015 reports, they have been viewed over 10,000 times.

http://www.fuerteventura-forum.com/index.php?topic=21006.0
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Re: What's the weather like? - May 2017
« Reply #20 on: May 15, 2017, 18:00:45 pm »

Welcome back Martin, I was getting lonely.



As Martin already said, your reports are much appreciated!

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Re: What's the weather like? - May 2017
« Reply #21 on: May 15, 2017, 20:10:44 pm »
El Cotillo... A warm windy day. A Hot day if in the sun out of the wind. A few pictures taken around 4.00pm. The village is relatively quiet, as were our favourite lagoons. Mrs mla says it feels like a ghost town. Temperature reached 25°C.









« Last Edit: May 15, 2017, 22:44:29 pm by MLA »

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Re: What's the weather like? - May 2017
« Reply #22 on: May 16, 2017, 07:40:46 am »
El Cotillo... A similar day forecasted as yesterday, warm and windy with temperatures in the low to mid 20's. Currently a slight breeze on the terrace, temp 19°C.

Tides:
12:31 AM            Moonrise
5:16 AM      1.83 meters   (6.00 ft)   High Tide
6:36 AM            First Light
7:03 AM            Sunrise
11:20 AM      0.61 meters   (2.00 ft)   Low Tide
11:27 AM            Moonset
5:35 PM      1.94 meters   (6.37 ft)   High Tide
8:40 PM            Sunset
9:06 PM            Last Light
11:58 PM      0.62 meters   (2.03 ft)   Low Tide

8.00am




« Last Edit: May 16, 2017, 08:05:28 am by MLA »

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Re: What's the weather like? - May 2017
« Reply #23 on: May 16, 2017, 09:39:01 am »
Caleta
Yesterday pretty much as forecast, although the threatened cloud cover never materialised

Today 07:30 A bright start with hardly any wind.







Temp 20 C

Wind northerly 8/10 MPH

Sky Almost completely clear

Humidity 67%

Visibility Good

Sea A 5/6 Ft swell

Forecast:- similar to yesterday but slightly less wind Temp to reach mid/high 20,s
wind to move N/E late morning before returning northerly early evening.

09:30 temp has already reached 25 C


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Re: What's the weather like? - May 2017
« Reply #24 on: May 16, 2017, 20:15:46 pm »
El Cotillo... We are on the edge of a calima, which is causing a hazy horizon. This is expected to last until the weekend. The wind began to pick up late morning and has increased during the day. Temperatures were in the mid 20's and is now (8.20pm) 23°C.

Calima model for Wednesday





A few pictures taken around Cotillo this evening.














« Last Edit: May 16, 2017, 21:20:30 pm by MLA »

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Re: What's the weather like? - May 2017
« Reply #25 on: May 16, 2017, 22:39:21 pm »
Well, I reluctantly flew home today after 12 days on the island, and can honestly say that the weather has been fantastic for this time of year.  Wall-to-wall sunshine virtually every day!  Very happy!

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Re: What's the weather like? - May 2017
« Reply #26 on: May 17, 2017, 06:42:56 am »
El Cotillo... The outlook; cloud first thing which may burn off during the day. This will leave another warm windy day, with a northerly wind of around 15 knots. Temperatures expected, low to mid 20's.

Tides:
1:15 AM            Moonrise
6:05 AM      1.73 meters   (5.68 ft)   High Tide
6:36 AM            First light
7:03 AM            Sunrise
12:08 PM      0.71 meters   (2.33 ft)   Low Tide
12:20 PM            Moonset
6:28 PM      1.85 meters   (6.07 ft)   High Tide
8:41 PM            Sunset
9:07 AM            Last light


8.45am. Looking very grey in all directions. Slight breeze, temperature 22°C.




« Last Edit: May 17, 2017, 08:52:39 am by MLA »

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Re: What's the weather like? - May 2017
« Reply #27 on: May 17, 2017, 10:27:15 am »
Caleta
Yesterday developed into a beautiful day wind dropped to around 6/8 MPH midday, and Temp reached 38 C mid afternoon, and was still 27 C at 20:30









Today 07:15

Another very nice start.







Temp 22 C

Sky mostly clear, what cloud there is is high and light

Wind N/E 6/8 MPH

Humidity 59%

Visibility Good

Sea 3/4 Ft swell

Forecast wind to strengthen 10/12 early afternoon and increase even more through the night, As MLA has already mentioned wind tomorrow to reach 23/25 MPH and remain at that velocity until late on Friday, Temp to reach low 30,s

It is now 10:30 Temp has reached 28 C














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Re: What's the weather like? - May 2017
« Reply #28 on: May 17, 2017, 17:38:24 pm »
El Cotillo... It was overcast in Cotillo when we left for Corralejo around 11.00. Just past Lajares we were in hazy sunshine, the same in PDR. Temperature 29°C when at the garden centre about 2.00pm. Back in Cotillo 2.30ish which was sunny, temp 26°C. Wind picking up as the day progresses.
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Re: What's the weather like? - May 2017
« Reply #29 on: May 17, 2017, 18:10:22 pm »
Caleta 18;00

Quite a lot of high cloud developed through the day , temp reached 31 C mid afternoon, but as in the north the wind is picking up, but it is still 26 C.