Weather

The Perfect Time of Year

The Perfect Time of Year

The Race Week hangover has eased, school holidays are over and life on Hamilton Island is settling back into its regular pace. The Whitsundays weather is glorious – September to November is my favourite time on the island. The sun is getting stronger, but it isn’t uncomfortably hot. It is just…balmy. The night is cool enough for [...]

Wet Weather Buggy Tips

Wet Weather Buggy Tips

We have had a wet old time this week, so it seems like a good time to go through some wet-weather buggy driving tips. If you are lucky enough to have a buggy with ‘clears’ (plastic flaps) then zip them up! If not, then a beach towel tucked in the glove-box will be handy for [...]

Perfect Whitsunday Weather

Perfect Whitsunday Weather

I had to share this photo of the Whitsunday passage taken last weekend while we were out on a Whitsunday Islands cruise. Perfect blue skies and perfectly clear, still water. Perfect.

What’s with the Weather (Forecast)?

What’s with the Weather (Forecast)?

I am a weather geek – I confess it is now. Maybe I can blame my father who is a sailor and always keeps an eye on weather. If you are doing any activities on the water – a fishing trip, a diving holiday, boating or sailing holiday or paddling – you need to know [...]

Wild Weather

Wild Weather

We experienced some wild weather on Hamilton Island last week as a great mess of thunderclouds drifted across from the mainland and treated us to an awe-inspiring hour of thunder claps and lightning flashes. Strong winds were felt all over the island and the roads became littered with twigs and small branches that had snapped [...]

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