Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Lovely Spring Humpday

Mornin'!  It's 65° in Wildwood NJ.  It's calm with no breezes to report as Ms Sun is up and trying to avert the remnants of cloud cover from last night's rainy weather system.  I'm happy to report that everything received a nice watering beginning early last evening.  The seagulls are everywhere expressing their happiness as well.  It's somewhat gray and dull.  However, today will be the first of a group of fantastic weather days.  Ms Sun is on her way and booked until Saturday evening as we could see rain beginning Sunday morning.  I'm keeping a close eye on this upcoming holiday weekend's weather. I'd like to have perfect weather for my visiting grandbabies and I've been biting my lip a little.  Oh...speaking of visitors...the Shore has started to see an increase of visitors as traffic, driveways, gas stations, shops, lines, boardwalk etc is beginning to thicken.  The summer-dweller ambiance is in motion!  Those who are already here have lucked out for this little stretch of near-perfect weather.  Today...expect some perfect Spring weather with sunny skies, temps in the mid-upper 70s and light breezes.  Today...75° with W-NW breezes at 8-10mph.  Tonight...mid 60s with NW breezes at 4-6mph and clear moonlit skies (the Full Moon is the 29th).
High tide:4:07p.m.
Low tide:9:44a.m.
Ocean temp:59°
UV Index: high (8-9)

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

50/50 Kind Of Day

Mornin'!  It's 61° in Wildwood NJ.  Ms Sun is up and shining down.  We have some milky cloud cover trying to obscure her and her bright warmth but at the moment...Ms Sun's got this one.  Breezes are very light (5-7mph) out of the SE.  It'll be a pleasant, partly sunny / partly cloudy first half of the day with temps in the mid 60s and by late this afternoon...heavier clouds move on in as there's a 60% chance of scattered rain showers and 80% chance tonight.  Breezes will switch up a bit by then and come in from the South, then the SW and again from the S-SW all at 9-12mph. Thunderstorms could check in (50% chance) before nightfall.  Temps will be around where they are the low 60s.  Tomorrow...looks like the possibility of waking to rain as the clouds begin to clear out leaving Ms Sun alone for a few days.

High tide:3:08p.m.
Low tide:8:43a.m.
Ocean temp:59°

Monday, May 21, 2018

Lovely Monday

Mornin'!  It's 62° in Wildwood NJ.  We're under some cloud cover but Ms Sun's beginning to break on through and shine down.  Breezes are out of the N-NE at 10-15mph.  We had another dose of rain with thunder and lightning last night and everything's washed down nicely.  The birds along with the seagulls are all vocal and I'm assuming displaying their pleasure with this lovely morning.  It's one of the things I enjoy most about Springtime...island birds singing and chirping and laughing everywhere on mornings like this.  It'll be a pleasant day as breezes wift (waft) through the open windows of my home with sun pouring down and temps in the mid-upper 60s with breezes out of the E-NE at 9-11mph.  Tonight...partly cloudy with temps in the mid-upper 50s and breezes out of the E-SE at 4-6mph.  Tomorrow...rain.
High tide:2:09p.m.
Low tide:7:29a.m. and 7:53p.m.
Ocean temp:59°

Sunday, May 20, 2018

There's No "Rainy Day V"

Mornin'!  It's 69° in sunny Wildwood NJ.  Yes, "sunny" Wildwood!  Ms Sun is shining down with a light breeze out of the SE at 3-5mph.  It's perfectly lovely out there albeit damp and saturated from 4 straight days of rain.  Pollen is everywhere and we're looking a bit messy.  I can sit on my back porch again without getting wet now as my new canvas awnings were installed yesterday (as it was raining).  Even the porch is covered in pollen and tiny leaves as it begs for a sweeping and pressure washing!  I'm happy to report that it'll be a perfect day to do that as it'll be partly sunny / partly cloudy today with temps in the mid-upper 70s and breezes out of the S-SE at 10-13mph.  This afternoon (early evening) there's a 50% chance of a thunderstorm.  Tonight...mostly clear (some cloud cover still in the mix) with temps in the mid-upper 60s and breezes out of the W-SW at 5-7mph.  Tomorrow...more of Ms Sun with some remaining clouds hanging out.  Tuesday...more rain is due but I'm thinking it'll be a lovely week of Spring weather (mostly sunny with temps in the low 70s) overall.
High tide:1:10p.m.
Low tide:6:44p.m.
Ocean temp:59°
UV Index: 8 (very high)

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Rainy Day IV

Mornin'!  It's 52° in Wildwood NJ.  It's misty and wet outside with an Eastery breeze at 15-20mph.  Expect more rain showers today as temps get up into the low-mid 60s.  We might (very big "might") see peeks of sun today but we're in the 50-60% chance of rain.  It'll be breezy with winds out of the S-SE at 15-20mph.  Tonight...rain showers with temps in the low 60s and breezes out of the S-SW at 15-20mph.  Tomorrow...warmer with temps in the low 70s but once again some rain showers in the forecast.  Chances of peeks of sun are greater.  Remember the sun?
High tide:12:09p.m.
Low tides:5:41a.m. and 5:43p.m.
Ocean temp:53°

Friday, May 18, 2018

Rainy Day III

Mornin'!  It's 61° in Wildwood NJ.  I've never been more grateful for my repeated reflections on last week's vacation in Georgia with summer heat and blue skies for a solid 8 days! At the moment here in Wildwood, it's raining again at a nice clip with breezes out of the East at 8-10mph. It's a little bit floody (near my corner intersection area closer to the harbor) as it's been raining on and off for 3 days now.  There are not many places for all that rainwater to go when you live on a mound of sand and are surrounded by the ocean and bay.  It'll be another wet, miserable day with 100% chance of rain throughout the today right into tonight.  One thing more is added to the weather mix today and that's the wind.  Expect strong winds to arrive late morning out of the E-NE at 25-35mph as they'll be checked in throughout the day and night adding to this crapola weather day.  They should subside just a bit (15-18mph) by tomorrow.  Temps will be where they are now but will probably feel cooler with that wind driven ocean breeze providing a splendid facial sloughing.  Tonight...periods of rain.  Why not?  We should expect a total of a couple of inches of rain for this Friday.  Tonight...temps in the upper 50s and winds will be out of the E-NE at 15-22mph.  Tomorrow...rainy day IV with periods of the showers on and off and those nasty winds subsiding just  a bit.  By Sunday night, we just might see the moon and stars..."might"!  There's a Coastal Flood Advisory posted again as low-lying areas will no doubt be flooded today.  Be aware of the tides.  Driving through flood waters shouldn't even be a consideration.  Oh, and I'd continue to keep the wellies close at hand too!
High tide:11:10a.m.
Low tide:4:50p.m.
Ocean temp:58°

Thursday, May 17, 2018

Rainy Day II

Mornin'!  It's 61° in Wildwood NJ.  It's gray and wet out there with a very light shower happening right this moment.  We just got through a heavy downpour with a good soaking.  Actually, the sound of the pounding rain is what woke me.  The seagulls are expressing their delight that's for sure.  Or, could be angst...who knows?  Not much in the line of breezes...E-SE at 2-4mph.  It'll be a repeat of yesterday as well as repeating the same rainy forecast for tomorrow and Saturday too.  Rain, rain and more rain on tap.  Expect periods of rain showers throughout the day (some could be heavy like what we just had) with temps in the low-mid 60s and breezes out of the E-NE at 6-8mph. We could even have some thunder and lightning.  Tonight...rain showers with temps in the upper 50s and breezes out of the E-NE at 9-10mph.  Also be aware, this stretch of rainy weather could bring with it localized flooding.  There is a Flood Watch posted until Saturday. And, the bridge leading into Wildwood could be closed just when you want to enter or exit the island.  When in doubt...keep abreast of the high tides and enter through North Wildwood keeping those wellies close at hand.  Ending on a good note...veggie, herbs and flowers are all getting watered nicely.
High tide:10:14a.m.
Low tide:4:01p.m.
Ocean temp:58°