Old as Dirt!
Join Date: Nov 2008
Location: Tampa Bay Area
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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.
"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."