After this we hauled close upon a wind to the northward, as we could see the field of ice extend as far as N.E.
The morning cloudy, but the afternoon fair, the wind from the N.E.
At eight o'clock next morning we weighed and steered for Tongataboo, having a gentle breeze at N.E.
Some large huts were observed on the side of the creek, a little above the camp, the whole of which faced the N.E.
It was calm during the night, with occasional slants of wind, and they only made 20 miles to the N.E.
By this means the Unity got fast aground by the stern, and had infallibly been lost, if a brisk gale had blown from the N.E.
We filled on her again, and stood away, as before, to the N.E.
We almost immediately struck on the native path which, as my tall friend had informed me, led direct to the N.E.
Its fury abated in the evening, when it veered to the E, and N.E.
The port or rather roadstead has a sandy bottom, and is exposed to violent storms from the N.E.