What’s the average weather up there like?
I can only speak for June through September, and honestly those are the only months I care to experience on the Bering Sea. The weather up here is very consistent. It’s 45 to 50 degrees every day, and even though it’s daylight for most of the hours of the day, I’ve seen clear blue skies only three times in my entire stay. Fog, mist, and clouds are relentless and give an ominous and dreary feel. We went through four storms in my time up here and that was a scary thing to see. The ocean can truly become angry in a hurry, and it makes a 180- foot boat seem like a very small thing. My bunk is way up in the bow, and when the weather comes up, it’s a constant roller coaster ride. You can forget walking around or sleeping. Just lay down and hold on and hope everything goes well. The guys that work up here in the winter are either crazy or just extremely tough and brave… I haven’t figured out which yet. Everyone on board get along well? Watching the differences in human relationships and inter