This day, at noon, being nearly in the latitude and longitude just mentioned, we thought we saw land to the S.W.
The Admiral got into the boat, and went to visit the islands he had not yet seen to the S.W.
During the first night after we left Falmouth, the wind got round to the S.W.
Thermometer at sunset 44°, with a partially clouded sky, and a sharp wind from the S.W.
In the course of the 18th the sky became cloudy, and the wind shifted from point to point, but prevailed chiefly from the S.W.
At three in the morning, we made sail again to the northward, having the advantage of a fresh gale at S.W.
In the opposite direction it is nearly as effectually sheltered by the coast itself, which bends for some distance to the S.W.
At six in the morning of the 26th, we weighed and set sail, with a light breeze at S.W.
The squall ended in a heavy shower of rain, but the wind remained at S.W.
Villarino states that he entered in his small boat a channel where the river flowed over rounded stones to the S.W.