Weather on the Atlantic


I HAVE reluctantly come to the conclusion that attempts to forecast the weather on the North Atlantic frequently result in disappointment. A recent passage from New York to this country has enabled me to gather some remarkable data on this subject, so remarkable, indeed, that any one crossing for the first time might reasonably question the action of the barometer. If I had had only one on board, I should certainly have doubted its accuracy, but having three, the readings of them cannot be questioned by the most sceptical.

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KIDDLE, W. Weather on the Atlantic. Nature 12, 311–312 (1875).

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