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" High upper clouds crossing the sun, moon, or stars, in a direction different from that of the lower clouds, or the wind then felt below, foretell a change of wind toward their direction. "
Loftus's almanack for the wine, beer and spirit trades - Page 44
by Loftus's Almanack for Brewers
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Seamanship

Alfred Henry Alston - 1871
...foretell rain ; a light scud, driving across heavy clouds, wind and rain ; but if alone, wind only. " High upper clouds crossing the sun, moon, or stars,...direction different from that of the lower clouds or wind then blowing, foretell a change of wind (beyond tropical latitudes). " After fine clear weather,...
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Field pocket-book for the auxiliary forces

Garnet Joseph Wolseley (1st visct.) - 1873
...scud clouds driving across heavy masses show wind and rain ; but, if alone, may indicate wind only. High upper clouds crossing the sun, moon, or stars,...the wind then felt below, foretell a change of wind. When sea birds fly out early and far to seaward, moderate wind and fair weather may be expected ; when...
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Yachts and Yachting: Being a Treatise on Building, Sparring, Canvassing ...

William Cooper - Yacht building - 1873 - 391 pages
...rain ; a light scud, driving across heavy clouds, presage wind and rain ; but if alone, wind only. High upper clouds crossing the sun, moon, or stars...direction different from that of the lower clouds, or wind then blowing, foretell a change of wind ; beyond tropical latitudes, in the trade winds of the...
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History of the Life-boat, and Its Work

Richard Lewis - Lifeboats - 1874 - 226 pages
...scud clouds driving across heavy masses show wind and rain ; but if alone, may indicate wind only. High upper clouds crossing the sun, moon, or stars...fine, clear weather, the first signs in the sky of a coining change are usually light streaks, curls, wisps, or mottled patches of white distant clouds,...
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The Sailor's Pocket Book: a Collection of Practical Rules, Notes, and Tables ...

Sir Frederick George Denham Bedford - Naval art and science - 1875 - 432 pages
...masses show wind and rain ; but if alone, may indicate wind only — proportionate to their motion. High upper clouds crossing the sun, moon, or stars,...the wind then felt below, foretell a change of wind toward their direction. After fine clear weather, the first signs in a sky, of a coming change, are...
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Public Ledger Almanacs: For the Years 1870, 1871, 1872, 1873, 1874, 1875

Almanacs, American - 1870 - 346 pages
...scud-clouds, driving across heavy masses, show wind and rain; but if alone, may indicate wind only. High upper clouds crossing the sun, moon, or stars...of the lower clouds, or the wind then felt below, portend a change of wind towards their direction. After fine dear weather, the first signs in the sky...
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The Lepidopterist's Calendar

Joseph Merrin - 1875 - 250 pages
...light-scud clouds driving across heavy masses show wind and rain ; but if alone, they indicate wind only. High upper clouds crossing the sun, moon, or stars in a direction different from the lower clouds, or the wind felt below, foretell a change of wind in their direction. After fine...
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The sailor's pocket book

sir Frederick George D. Bedford - 1877 - 526 pages
...wind and rain ; but if alone, may indicate wind only — proportiouate to their motion. High n1iper clouds crossing the sun, moon, or stars, in a direction...the wind then felt below, foretell a change of wind toward their direction. After fine clear weather, the first signs in a sky, of a coming change, are...
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Seamanship: Comp. from Various Authorities, and Illustrated with Numerous ...

Stephen Bleecker Luce - Navigation - 1877 - 667 pages
...foretell rain ; a light scud, driving across heavy clouds, wind and rain ; but if alone, wind only. "High upper clouds crossing the sun, moon, or stars, in a direction difl'erent from that of the lower clouds or wind then blowing, foretell a change of wind (beyond tropical...
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Fore and Aft Seamanship for Yachtsmen: With Names of Ropes, Sails, and Spars ...

Collisions at sea - 1878 - 16 pages
...masses show wind and rain ; but, if alone, may indicate wind only— proportionate to their motion. High upper clouds crossing the sun, moon, or stars,...wind then felt below, — foretell a change of wind toward their direction. NOTE. — Between the tropics, or in the regions of the Trade Winds, there...
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