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Re: My last little bit of planning
Originally Posted by northoceanbeach
Are most of the inlets subject to the convection winds or is it only some, I though onc I got into a place live Jervis Inlet, where Princess Louisa is, the wind would be totally blocked.
All inlets are subject to onshore on offshore breezes. They can amplify the effects of the prevailing or system winds, or they tend to cancel them out. Knight Inlet and Johnstone Strait align with the prevailing NW winds, so onshore breezes will strengthen the prevailing winds throughout the day.
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