1869 Saxby Gale

1869 Saxby Gale

The Saxby Gale was the name given to a tropical cyclone which struck eastern Canada's Bay of Fundy region on the night of October 4–5, 1869. The storm was named for Lieutenant Stephen Martin Saxby, a naval instructor and amateur astronomer who, based on his astronomical studies, had predicted extremely high tides in the North Atlantic Ocean on October 5, 1869, which would produce storm surges in the event of a storm.

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1869 Saxby Gale - Naming of The Storm - Op-Ed Column, Oct. 1, 1869
... Halifax, 30th September 1869 My attention has been drawn to a letter of Capt ... Saxby, R.N ... I believe that a heavy gale will be encountered here on Tuesday next, the 5th Oct ...

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