Rain is big news for us here in
This morning, Brad had his coffee in the cockpit noting puffy cumulous clouds to the west. They seemed to be coming ashore to the north of us a couple of hours later. However, the land around Chamela (like in
We spent the morning watching the clouds build against the mountains and then pour down a small valley north of Chamela and right into our anchorage. No exciting pyrotechnics (thank goodness – being on a boat with a mast that sticks up 65 feet in the air) but the leading edge of the squall was characteristically a downpour.
About 20 minutes before the rain hit us, we got a nice rainbow over Chamela and after the hard rain, the boat has a couple of weeks worth of sand and salt washed off of it!