Unprecidented November Storm

By: roatangardener, 10:57 PM GMT on November 27, 2014

Here on Roatan island (off the north coast of Honduras in the Western Caribbean) we are having what is called here a 'norther'. this is basically the tail end of a cold front that is going thru the states and coming off the east coast but the tail swings across the bay islands and causes strong winds and rain coming out of the north west.
our usual winds are easterly so this causes havoc with all the dive shops and fishing charter boat owners who have their ...

western carib

By: roatangardener, 8:26 AM GMT on June 16, 2013

Some lightening and rain as the new disturbance moves up along the nic/honduran coast. Rain is sure welcomed here, been way too dry.

2013 season in western caribbean

By: roatangardener, 3:49 PM GMT on June 02, 2013

been watching the forecasts for this area of the carib for the 2013 season. today it is unbelievably hot, not a single breeze. usually this means rain is on its way. looking at the blob just off the tip of the yucatan. any chance this will swing south west. not looking forward to bad weather but some rain would be very welcomed. most folks with rain supplied cisterns are at the bottom of the tank at the moment here on Roatan.


By: roatangardener, 11:28 AM GMT on August 06, 2012

preparing the farm for an ernesto drive by. have to bring down the orchids, hanging baskets, etc. then we need to harvest the limes and mangos. hoping there wont be too much wind damage to the hydroponic lettuce farm. will keep checking in. rg


By: roatangardener, 6:13 PM GMT on October 27, 2011

now that we lived thru several days of pouring rain with the mudslides and flooding then a very near miss with hurricane rina which dropped more rain, heavy wind and extreme surf we have 97L on our heels. any insight into what to expect from that? rg

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