Mon. Apr 22nd, 2019

A break – to look for comets

  • Vancouver Island Inland Sections Forecast - No watches or warnings in effect.

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PDT Monday 22 April 2019 - Monday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low 7. Tuesday: Mainly cloudy. 60 percent chance of showers in the morning. High 14. UV index 4 or moderate. Tuesday night: Clear. Low plus 4. Wednesday: Sunny. High 16. Wednesday night: Clear. Low plus 1. Thursday: Sunny. High 18. Thursday night: Clear. Low plus 2. Friday: Sunny. High 19. Friday night: Clear. Low plus 4. Saturday: Sunny. High 14. Saturday night: Cloudy periods. Low plus 4. Sunday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 15.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    10.8° C
    -0.3 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    102.11 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0.0 km/h
    gusting 4.8 km/h
    Humidity
    90 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    10.8° C
    Heat Index
    10.8° C
    Dewpoint
    9.2° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    0 W/m2
    Last Updated: 21:40:00 PDT
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    2.0 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    05:38
    Moon Phase
    Waning gibbous (84% full)
    Civil Set
    20:57
    Day Length
    13:17:43
    Day High
    12.6° C @ 17:27 Tdy.
    Day Low
    7.7° C @ 07:09 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    1.5mm/hr @ 09:08 Tdy.
    Day High Barometer
    102.5 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    102.08 kPa @ 19:44 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    3.1° C @ 10:01 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    12.6° C @ 17:27 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 22.5km/h @ 10:05 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    765W/m2 @ 15:28 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    4.1 @ 11:38 Tdy.

In the rain.

There will be a chance of showers but in general we should dry out considerably through Monday. Even the forecasted rain for Tuesday look iffy.

We still have a chance to see that comet if we ever get a clear night.

Look for the comet low in the West/WestNorthwest Sky (towards the Comox Glacier).

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I’ll try to find a pinpoint position that you can look at so you can have the best chance to catch it. I will update this post when I do. All we need is some clear nights, Sunday/Monday might be our best shots.