“Natural navigation is the rare art of finding your way using nature”

Tristan Gooley | Author of “How to Read Water”

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Mackerel Sky

Following some bad weather recently, I saw the beautiful 'mackerel sky' above. A mackerel sky can be used to forecast weather, but it is at the more challenging end of the weather lore spectrum. The simple bit is this: a mackerel sky of any kind…

Water Signs

For readers of 'How to Read Water' there are a couple of images you might enjoy below. The first shows a dog admiring a starboard navigation mark. There are unusual sand ripples next to the water too, a combination and 'rill marks' and evidence of…

Frost Shadow

My thanks to Peter Gibbs for this great email and image: " Out in the Dales this morning. Noticed this accumulating frost shadow. Frost didn't clear from the shady strip behind the wall yesterday and has been added to by last night's frost. The rest…