|The pressure peaked at 1033hPa|
The huge high pressure system over NZ brought us beautiful, settled and sunny conditions for a couple of days at anchor, whilst boats who'd decided to leave last Monday were experiencing some 'interesting' weather further north. We enjoyed the chance to give Maunie a good clean and polish (above and below the chilly waterline) and watched a magical sunset on Friday night.
|Paraonui Bay anchorage|
|Laura detail-cleaning the decks....|
|... with a toothbrush|
We were back into Opua for a hugely-entertaining birthday party for Kerry (from Sel Citron) on Saturday and we're hoping that our waiting game is very nearly over. After a final NE gale tomorrow, it looks as though the end of the week should deliver a weather window for the escape to the warmth.