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post #2 of Old 02-14-2011
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I suggest you take a look at the Pilot Charts for the Gulf, available at Maritime Safety Information .

Generally, slow moving Lows north of the coast (and your route) will give you the most favorable winds.

FWIW...

"It is not so much for its beauty that the sea makes a claim upon men's hearts, as for that subtle something, that quality of air, that emanation from the waves, that so wonderfully renews a weary spirit."
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