1:00 pm Fresh Gales & Cloudy Weather. In 2nd Reefs.
5:00 pm Very hard Gales and the Sea breaking. Obliged to be battened down.
7:00 pm Blowing very hard. In Main Topsail, the break of the Sea flying over the lower Yards.
10:00 pm A Violent breaking sea & our Course being in the trough of it, I hauled two points more up to ease the Ship. One of the Seas that broke on us carryed away & Stove our Quick Work & all the Waist boards.
2:00 am Much Water got down the Companion which is the only place open.
4:00 am Ditto Weather. Up Main Sail.
6:00 am Hove too under the Fore Sail.
12:00 pm Strong Gales & Cloudy Weather with squalls and some bright intervals which gave me a good latitude. Saw a Whale & some Sheerwaters.