South Polar Times, 5th April 1911
Wednesday 5th April, 1911
Captain R.F. Scott, If This Weather Holds For A Day We Will Be Alright
The east wind has continued with a short break on Sunday for five days, increasing in violence and gradually becoming colder and more charged with snow until yesterday, when we had a thick overcast day with falling and driving snow and temperature down to -11°.
Went beyond Castle Rock on Sunday and Monday mornings with Griffith Taylor.
Think the wind fairly local and that the Strait has frozen over to the north, as streams of drift snow and ice crystals (off the cliffs) were building up the ice sheet towards the wind...
Dr. E.A. Wilson, Perfect Day, With Glorious Colour At Daybreak
Fine aurora curtain across zenith.
Perfect day, with glorious colour at daybreak. Up Ski Slope skiing in forenoon.
Afternoon on to sea ice round Harbour Heights with...
Tryggve Gran, Calm And Clear Tonight And The Southern Lights Flicker
Calm and clear tonight and the Southern Lights flicker; the temperature is down to -25°C.
The day's weather was splendid, and the sea is freezing over.