March 1st 2018 Baltimore Harbour dip @ 1.30pm
High Tide 04.25 (3.50m)
Low Tide 10.37 (0.50m)
High Tide 16.47 (3.50m0
Low Tide 22.57 (0.40m)
As predicted the “Beast from the East” visited West Cork bringing us snow in March and caused all schools and Collages to close. The last time snow hit here was in 2010. So it is an unusual experience and I had to take full advantage and go for a dip.
I took a more local location of Baltimore Harbour and with no-one willing to join me I had a safety team on the slip. I did not venture far and my dip lasted all of two minutes.
But it was refreshingly worth it.
Even if my safety team did pelt me with snow balls.
Turning the Plastic Tide Tips
This is another simple non plastic alternative to plastic bags or cling film for your sandwiches. My boss at the West Cork Campus in Skibbereen Marie O’Sullivan told me about these paper lunch bags from Lon an Lae which I bought in local supermarket Fields. I re use mine again and again and they are suitable for home freezing and novelty party bags. The carton is made from 80% recycled material and is recyclable too. No more plastic freezer bags for me now, great tip Marie.