Originally Posted by sailingdog
If those are the wind diagrams...most of his track had northerly winds...and that would have made a gulf stream current crossing less than fun.
Yes, you are right - now that I look at them, they are quite northerly, at least early in the track/week (turning sout/east later). I revisited all the wind charts (for each day last week) and they do look similar to these two. Well, at least the winds are not too high, I suppose.