1 pm: Strong gales and squally weather with showers of rain. Bent the Fore and Mizen storm staysails. Set the Main Top Sail – ½ past 2 handed Main Top Sail
3 pm: Hard squalls saw Albatrosses, Pintada birds and a whale – Handed Mainsail and got in the Spritsail Fore Sail Yard – Squally within board and without.
5 pm: Hard gales and fair weather
6 pm: At 6.15 wore ship – reefed the Mizen and cleared the Tops &c of Lumber.
8 pm: Hard gales and wy with a high sea.
9 pm: Very hard squalls and showers of rain, with Lightning all round the compass
12 mid: Very hard squalls and heavy rain.
1 am: Violent gusts of wind
4 am: Very hard gales and fine clear weather The Brig under double reefed Fore sail & Try sail. – Saw sheerwaters and Albatrosses
6 am: Squalls less frequent and less violent. A high sea running and the ship rolling deep. The Helm ½ a turn from being a-lee; double reefed Fore sail ⅔ Storm Mizen Staysail set – At 7 set the Fore Stay sail; and at 8 the Main Top Sail – More Moderate
10 am: Set the Main sial. Saw Pintada birds. Overhauled the Foresail [room?] to find a leak – Sailmakers mending old Top Gallant Sails
11 am: Set the Fore & Mizen Top Sails &c. Served Sour Krout, with Portable Soup in the Pease for Dinner
12 noon: Fresh gale and fair weather Assistant in company
Latitude Observed 34°·36′ South