Charlos Cove Folklore

A very popular saying from the old days that is still used a lot today is “Red sky at night, sailor’s delight, Red sky in the morning, sailor’s take warning.”  This saying is originally found in the bible, Matthew 16:2 “When it is evening you say, ’It will be fair weather, for the sky is red’, and in the morning, ’It will be foul weather today, for the sky is red and threatening.’

A North East Wind brings a big storm.

Many people believed in forerunners; happenings or sights that were predictors of  death.

7 years feast-7 years famine.  People subscribed to this prophecy regarding the harvesting of lobster.