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Originally Posted by centaursailor View Post
I spent a windy few days sailing in the Solent a couple of years past and really enjoyed the feel of the area. Lots of historical ports to call into. Passing the needles in a force 7 was an experience as was the double tide calculations.
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Yeah, I try not to think about the double tide calcuations too much...

Here's a site I really like-- it's a weather station right on Bramble Bank in the middle of the Solent:

BRAMBLEMET - Weather Reports from Bramble Bank

At this moment (10:30 p.m.) its still blowing F5-F6 out there. Okay, it's time to ease up a bit before we head out. I've done the F7 bit to Poole, and I was lucky to be the only person not puking on that passage... Such are our family vacations sometimes...
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