Discovery (Post#59) : Cape Leeuwin Weather Station
Photos of the day are all about Cape Leeuwin Weather Station. Because of the strategic location of Cape Leeuwin, it became a great place to put instruments that will observe the wind speed and direction, temperature, rainfall, barometric pressure, visibility, cloud formations and the state of the sea. Based on history, the station started to logged these information since Jan 1, 1897 until 1993 when non-staff ‘Automatic Weather Station’ installed in the precinct. The station is one of the longest continuous observational weather data records in Western Australia. These photos are part of Margaret River (Western Australia) Region Tour October 2016.
Photo : meteorological instruments, information board
Location : Leeuwin Road, AUGUSTA WA 6290, Australia
1. Join Day Tours from Perth or
2. Take Transwa Train from Perth Station to Bunbury Passenger Terminal. Then, take Pemberton Bus to Augusta and get off at Blackwood Avenue. Finally, take a taxi from Blackwood Avenue to Cape Leeuwin.
Official Website : Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse