Friday, December 3, 2021

First Friday


Today's Webcam Shot - North Wildwood
Mornin'!  It's 47° in Wildwood NJ.  Ms Sun just rose and just like yesterday is making for a spectacular sunrise.  Colors of gold, coral, pinks are filling the blue sky.  Breezes are stiff out of the NW at 15-20mph.  It's blustery yet still feels on the "not-so-cold" side.  Winter's quite not in the picture yet.  It'll be a sunny to partly sunny day today with some clouds in the mix as temps tap 50°.  Yesterday we reached 59° as I kept watching the back porch thermometer to see if it hit 60° but it never did.  Today's winds will be out of the NW at 15-25mph.  Tonight... partly to mostly cloudy with a low of 41° and winds light and variable.  Tomorrow... mostly cloudy with peeks of sun and then mostly clear later in the day and evening with a high of 53° and NE winds at 5-10mph.  Sunday... sunny with temps possibly tapping 50° with winds light and variable.  
High Tide: 6:52AM and 7:16PM
Low Tide: 1:13PM
Ocean Temp: 51°
Sunrise: 7:01AM
Sunset: 4:37PM
Corona Virus Cases in NJ: 1,260,355
Corona Virus Deaths in NJ: 28,420
Corona Virus Cases in CMC: 13,392
Corona Virus Deaths in CMC: 242

Thursday, December 2, 2021

Happy Birthday To My Son

Mornin'!  It's 51° in Wildwood NJ.  A very Happy Birthday to my son today!  This one's for you!  And, as you arrive at your birthday celebration/vacation destination in Florida today, it'll be sunny and a high of 75°.   It's partly to mostly cloudy here right now with breezes out of the S-SW at 10-15mph as Ms Sun's painting the sky with her corals and golds.  It's actually mild and still feels like Fall when stepping outside this morning.  There's nothing like 50° days in December.  In fact, we could tap 60° today!   I checked some December Stats this morning and the average "cold" temperature for Wildwood is 32°; the average high "warm" is 48°.  The average snowfall for December here is 2.4".  A couple more December facts... the New Moon is Saturday which means it's directly between the earth and sun and is completely shadowed.  It's also the beginning of a new lunar cycle.  By mid-month (Dec 13 + 14) there's a Geminid meteor shower and believe it or not, 150 meteors (falling stars) an hour could be seen in the pre-dawn sky (after 3am).  Mark your calendars!  
For today... partly cloudy with Ms Sun peeking her way in occasionally, a high of 59° with SW winds at 10-15mph.  Tonight... less cloudy, with a low of 43° and West winds at 10-20mph.  Tomorrow... except for the afternoon clouds, mainly sunny with temps almost tapping 50° and a bit blustery with winds out of the NW.   Both Saturday and Sunday will have both intervals of clouds and sun and temps in the low-50s. Only 19 days until the Winter Solstice which is the first day of Winter although we're now in Winter according to the meteorological date for Winter.  I'm sticking with the 12/21 not 12/1.
High Tide: 6:02AM
Low Tide: 12:19PM
Ocean Temp 52°
Sunrise: 7:00AM
Sunset: 4:27PM
Corona Virus Cases in NJ: 1,255,893
Corona Virus Deaths in NJ: 28,409
Corona Virus Cases in CMC: 13,325
Corona Virus Deaths in CMC: 242

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

November's Left The Building! Welcome December!

Mornin'!  It's 37° in Wildwood NJ.  Welcome December!  It's clear and starlit with a waning crescent moon shining on the ocean.  Just a sliver of the left side of the moon is lit while the rest of the moon is in total darkness.  In a few days (12/4) the moon will be totally dark as the New Moon is this Saturday.  And, remember the "New Moon" affects the tides the same as a "Full Moon"... much higher and lower than normal.  There's barely a breeze this early morn... NW 3-6mph making for a frosty morning outside as everything is coated in frost.  Ms Sun and higher temps will take care of that though.  Expect a sunny start to the day with a few afternoon clouds filtering in.  Temps will be in the upper 40s / low 50s!  W-NW winds at 5-10mph are on tap for today.  Tonight... clouds filter in with 30% chance of rain showers developing late in the evening.  Temps will drop to the mid-40s with Southerly breezes at 10-15mph.  Tomorrow... warmer yet with partly sunny skies and a high near 59° (no typo)!  It'll be blustery though... SW winds at 10-20mph.  As for this coming "New Moon" weekend, it looks like both Saturday and Sunday will be similar weather days with intervals of sun and clouds and temps in the low-50s with no blustery winds.  Those "outdoor Christmas decorating days" are upon us!
High tide: 5:10AM and 5:28PM
Low tide: 11:25AM
Ocean temp: 52°
Sunrise: 6:59AM
Sunset: 4:37PM
Corona Virus Cases in NJ: 1,252,705
Corona Virus Deaths in NJ: 28,370
Corona Virus Cases in CMC: 13,279
Corona Virus Deaths in CMC: 242

Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Goodbye November and Hurricane Season!

Mornin'!  It's 37° in Wildwood NJ.  It's the last day for November's weather and the last official day of hurricane season.  We're in it now.  It's still dark outside with Ms Sun expected in about a half an hour.  We probably won't see her rise and shine again as it's cloudy out there.  There's very light breezes out of the West at 4-7mph.  It looks like we're going to have cloudy skies this morning and partly cloudy skies this afternoon with temps in the upper 40s.  We may even have a rain shower or dare I say it... a wet "snow" shower!  If the temps stay in the upper 40s, I can almost guarantee there will be no snow showers.  Winds will be ramping up out of the SW at 10-20mph.  Tonight... clear, starlit skies, low around 40° and W-SW winds at 5-10mph.  Tomorrow... partly cloudy in the morning giving way to a cloudy day with temps in the upper 40s.  Well, November flew by almost as fast as October.  We must be having a lot of fun as time is flying.  See you on the other side November! 
High tide: 4:28PM
Low tide: 10:30AM
Ocean temp: 52°
Sunrise: 6:58AM
Sunset: 4:37PM
Corona Virus Cases in NJ: 1,249,454
Corona Virus Deaths in NJ: 28,348
Corona Virus Cases in CMC: 13,225
Corona Virus Deaths in CMC: 242

Monday, November 29, 2021

Partly Sunny / Partly Cloudy Monday

Mornin'!  It's 41° in Wildwood NJ.  We're under cloudy skies with NW winds at 10-15mph  Expect a mix of sun and clouds today with a high of 45°.  Those NW winds will be ramping up a bit at 15-25mph making it feel like 34°.  Tonight... a few passing clouds, low around 34° and NW winds at 10-15mph.  Tomorrow... partly sunny with a high of 48° and SW winds at 10-15mph.  
High tide: 3:26PM
Low tide: 9:33AM
Ocean temp: 54°
Sunrise: 6:57AM
Sunset: 4:38PM
Corona Virus Cases in NJ: 1,247,213
Corona Virus Deaths in NJ: 28,339
Corona Virus Cases in CMC: 13,195
Corona Virus Deaths in CMC: 242

Sunday, November 28, 2021

Sunny Sunday - Happy Hanukkah!

Washington Street Mall - Cape May

Mornin'!  It's 41° in Wildwood NJ.  It's the first day of Hanukkah!  We're under some light cloud cover... the moon is somewhat visible  but the cloud cover is thick enough to block seeing any stars twinkling.  Breezes are barely there out of the East at 3-5mph.  It doesn't feel as cold as yesterday morning that's for sure.  These morning clouds will give way to a mostly sunny day with a high of 54°.  Winds will be out of the W-SW at 4-8mph.  Tonight... partly cloudy, low of 36° and NW winds at 5-9mph.  Tomorrow... sunny with some milky cloud cover and a high of 46° and NW winds at 15-25mph.  
High tide: 2:25PM
Low tide: 8:27AM
Ocean temp: 54°
Sunrise: 6:56AM
Sunset: 4:38PM
Corona Virus Cases in NJ: 1,245,344
Corona Virus Deaths in NJ: 28,335
Corona Virus Cases in Cape May County: 13,162
Corona Virus Deaths in Cape May County: 242

Saturday, November 27, 2021

Blustery Saturday

Mornin'!  It's 36° in Wildwood NJ.  It's really cold outside this morning!  It still very blustery with 18-22mph W-NW winds making it feel like 26°.  It's partly cloudy as Ms Sun is rising as I put down the weather words.  It's going to be a blustery day with mostly sunny skies, a high of 43° and W-NW winds at 20-30mph +gusting and making it feel like 32°.  Tonight... partly cloudy, becoming overcast with a low of 37° and much calmer winds out of the W-SW at 5-10mph.  Tomorrow... some clouds in the morning giving way to sunny skies and a high of 53° with W-SW winds at 5-10mph.  Monday... partly sunny and high of 44°.  
High tide: 1:27PM
Low tide: 7:10AM and 8:10PM
Ocean temp: 54°
Sunrise: 6:55AM
Sunset: 4:38PM
Corona Virus Cases in NJ: 1,243,354
Corona Virus Deaths in NJ :28,326
Corona Virus Cases in CMC: 13,128
Corona Virus Deaths in CMC: 242