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lapworth 10-04-2010 10:51 AM

Shark oil barometer
I have a bottle of oil extracted from the liver of a shark. Basically when the bottle is clear then the weather will be clear and just the opposite for cloudy wheather. Cloudy peaks in the bottle are a sighn for high winds. Has anyone else seen or used this before?

Kiltmadoc 10-04-2010 11:05 AM

I have not heard about the shark oil, but i understand that these are very effective for weather forecasting:

lapworth 10-04-2010 11:20 AM

Could you send me one of those stones so I can put it next to my oil and sextant. I believe $2.00 for the stone and $ 10.00 shipping cost should be fare deal.

mdbee 10-04-2010 11:32 AM

sailingdog 10-04-2010 02:07 PM

Sounds a lot like a stormglass...

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