Kentar Storm

Beez Neez
Skipper and First Mate Millard (Big Bear and Pepe)
Wed 26 Oct 2016 22:47
A Storm Hits Kentar Island Anchorage
 
 
 
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I got up to watch the day begin.
 
 
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Just before six the sun broke through the clouds.
 
 
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By eight fifteen a storm was gathering.
 
 
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The sky darkened behind Restless M.
 
 
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At twenty past eight a water spout traveled through the anchorage.
 
 
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We watched in fascination as the water spout began to unravel. Everything became monochrome.
 
 
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Rain threatened as the gusts began to build, the flat water began to ripple.
 
 
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The first spots of rain.
 
 
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Then it hammered down, visibility dropped like a curtain.
 
 
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Gusts to thirty five knots, the fishing platform beside us began drifting by. Waves now wiggle us.
 
 
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All over.
 
 
 
 
 
 
ALL IN ALL CALM TO FURY IN MINUTES
                     DRAMATIC AND TYPICAL FOR THE EQUATOR AREA