20th February 1833

Beagle Channel
It blew very hard, & in consequence the Captain has run across the bay to our old quiet place in Goree Road. The thermometer was only 38° with much rain & hail.

Captain Fitzroy’s Journal:
Blowing a gale of wind from the south-west, but we pushed across before it to Goree Road, knowing that we should there find secure anchorage, and be unmolested by the furious williwaws which whirled over the high peaks of Wollaston Island.

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