HIGH WATER. To-Monnow. Tniarna Head ; 3.17 a.m.. 5.41 p.m. Port Chalmers : 5.57 a.m., 4.21 p.m. Dunedin ; 4.27 a.m., 4.51 p.m. THE SUN. Sets to-day. 7.57 p.m.; rises to-morrow, 4.18 a.m. • THE MOON. Rises to-day, 8.38 p.m.: sets to-morrow, 4.26 a.m. —Phases During December.— December 10 Last quarter 11.2 p.m. December 17 New moon 2.5_ p.m. December 24 First quarter 7.55 p.m. WEATHER REPORTS. The Government Meteorologist (Rev. D. C. Bates) supplied the. following
Wind.—L., light; hr, breeze ; fb., fresh breeza; :u g, moderate gale; g. whole or heavy gale; w, pale of exceptional severity. Weather. —B, blue sky, be the atmosphere clear or heavy; C, clouds, passing clouds; D, drizzling rain; F, foggy; G, gloomy, dark weather; H, hail; L, lightning ;'M, misty; 0, overcast, the whole sky"covered with thick clouds; P. passing showers; Q, squally; R. rain, continued rain; S, snow; T, thunder; U, ugly, threatening appearance; Z, hazy. Forecast. The Government Meteorologist (Rev. D. C. Bates) supplied the following at noon to-day Indications are for northerly winds prevailing: weather clouding over; rain later; glass falling soon; sea moderate swell. ARRlVED.—December 2. Wimmera, s.s. (4.30 p.m.). 3,000 tons, Kell, from Melbourne via Cook Strait. Passengers ; Intercolonial Mesdamcs Borrie,, Enelstone and child, Robinson, Steel, Messrs Nolelins (2), Craig, Sweetman, Howard, Steel; 13 steerage. Coastal—Mr Philip Gilder, Miss Fisher. Messrs Watson, Gilson, Rudd; 8 steerage. December 3. Poherna, s.s. (9 a.m.), 1.175 tons, Hilton, from the West Coast via Timaru. The Mokoia. from Auckland, is due here on Sunday, and lays up for overhaul. Her running in the Dunedin-Auck-land service will be taken by the Paloona, which sails on Tuesday, December 8, for Auckland via East Const ports. The Wimmera sailed to-day lor Melbourne via Bluff and Hobart. The Kowhai leaves Grcymonth to-mor-row for Timaru, Oamaru, and Dunedin. She is expected to arrive here on Tuesday. and sails on Wednesday, December 9, for Oamaru, Timaru, Lyttelton, Napier. and Gisborne. The Poherna arrive.! at Port Chalmers this morning from the West Coast via Timaru.
The Maori, at present under overhaul at Port Chalmers, went into dock this morning. She renames running in the ferrv service next week.
Captain R. H. Neville took command of the Willoehra yesterday, and the following officers signed on : —Mr J. Ryan chief, Mr J. Ilnghan second, and Mr J. A. Liixford third.
Tho Moeraki leaves Wellington to-mor-row for Sydney. The Manuka, leaves Sydney to-morrow for Wellington. The Warrimoo leaves Melbourne at midnight for New Zealand jiorts via Hobart and Bluff. The Commonwealth and Dominion liner Mirniro, which left New York on October 31, is coming out to Australia via tho Cape of Good Hope, and, after' calling at Melbourne and Sydney, she is due to arrive, at Auckland about January 6.
The steamer Daldoreh is reported to have left Montreal last week for the usual Australian and New Zealand ports. She will be followed by the Bunderdale, leaving Montreal this month, and the Strathtay, to sail early in January. The Shaw-Savill liner Matatua is scheduled to leave London early this month for New Zealand ports, On completion of her discharge she, will take the Homeward loading berth, and will sail for London early in March. The Takapuna. which has been laid up in the stream at Wellington since last summer, is to leave for Napier in order to re-enter the Napier-Gisborne ferry service. The vessel will remain in that running only till after the New Year holidays. The Takapuna will he surveyed and overhauled before leaving. .She will sail from Gisborne for Napier ou December 19. The New Zealand Shipping Company's chartered steamer Anglo-Brazilian is now due at Adelaide from Montreal. After visiting Melbourne and Sydney the vessel will proceed to Auckland, then Wellington, Lyttelton, and Dunedin to complete discharge. She will afterwards load Homeward cargo at Dominion ports, sailing finally for London during February. The Wimmera arrived yesterday afternoon after a stormy trip from Melbourne to Wellington. The vessel loft Hobart at 10.45 p.m. on Tuesday week. Fine weather, with fresh northerly winds, was experienced till the following day, when the vessel was overtaken by a gtorm area. The Wimmera was shortly caught in a storm of cyclonic force, and. until the afternoon of November 27, was driven eastward by the gale. The ship behaved very well in the terrific seas. Once a very heavy sea. caught her and burst open two of tho deck doors. All the passengers were ordered below, though one who ventured on deck was caught in a sea that dashed over tho vessel and had his head bruised. Two or throe members of the crew wore also injured in similar fashion and suffered bruises. Two of the officers also had a. narrow escape from being washed overboard. On Friday afternoon the weather moderated, the storm centre forging ahead. The weather continued moderating until the vessel arrived at Wellington. Coming down the coast she met with strong head winds and a choppy sea. THE FERRY SERVICE. Tho Wahine. from Wellington, arrived at Lyttelton at 6.35 this morning, and connected with the first express for the south. SHIPPING TEL EC 1! A MS. WELLINGTON. December 2.—5.15 p.m., Moeraki. for Lyttelton.—s.2s p.m., Corinna, for Dunedin.—B.3o p.m.. Pohcrua, for Dunedin. —1.45 p.m., Rakaia, for Avonmouth. —December 3 : 9.5 a.m., Marama, from Rarotonga. LYTTELTON, December 2.—3.15 p.m., Westralia, for Dunedin.—Victoria, for Wellington. BLUFF, December 3.-5 a.m., Invercargill, from Dunedin.
(For continuation see Lato Shipping.)
weather reports at 9 n m. to-day : — Bar. Ther. Weath. Auckland—S.W., br 30.22 60 O Napier—W., 1 Wanganui —W., fb 30.99 30.01 60 57 B B C Wellington— 60 BC N.N.W.. br ... 30.07 Westport—S.W., br 30.16 54 C (Irevmouth —S.S.W., 1 30.16 56 0 Boaley—W., f b 30.09 54 BC Christchurch —N.E., 1 30.08 58 BC Timaru —N.W., fb 30.02 57 B C Oamaru—N.E., fb ... 29.90 55 B Dunedin —S., 1 .. ; ... 29.01 52 B Queenstown —S.W.. 1 Nuggets—S.W., br 29.95 58 B C 29.86 55 C Bluff—W.. f 29.92 51 Z BC Port Chalmers—E.. 1 29.86 53 Balclutha—S.W., lb — 57 O Roxburgh—N., 1 29.60 52 • c: BC Naseby—Calm 28.00 50 Clyde—Calm_ — 58 0 Pembroke—N., 1 28.80 56 B Invercargill—Calm ... 29.81 58 B C Puvsegur Point — 29.90 46 * N.W., str ... C
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SHIPPING., Evening Star, Issue 15666, 3 December 1914