The Fourchon Weather Service

Even if you are too lazy to look for a weather forecast, there are certain indicators that the winter weather has arrived, and it is getting nasty offshore. The wind starts out of the north, 15-20 steady, it cools off, and the sky just has that look to it. However I think the best indicator is what kind of boats are in town. Today we have been docked at Baroid on the bayou and it has been a steady stream of four point anchor dive boats coming in all morning. Next comes the sub sea IMR vessels, and when crew boat row is full, that means grocery runs for boats like us.

Cade Candies inbound Belle Pass at the anchorage this morning

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About newenglandwaterman

1600 Master Near Coastal, Master of Towing Vessels, and a whole binder full of other pieces of paper. You can find me at the controls, hooked up and hard over, when I'm not at home playing with the dogs
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2 Responses to The Fourchon Weather Service

  1. Aaron says:

    It was bouncy out there, that’s for sure. And kind of lonely ….

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