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post #2 of Old 02-21-2011
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If you can only motor @ 5 kn. You really have no other choice other than to wait.
I don't feel comfortable in an inlet bucking a 4 1/2 kn current. Tidal flows are dynamic, you don't nec. need to wait for slack, just avoid the peak flow. Bucking 1 or 2 kn isn't too bad.
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