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Old 08-05-2011
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heh, thanks Tempest!

If I might demonstrate myself to be a sad, sad little newbie and what not, what are you looking for in a weather window? I'm told by many it is a sea state of no more than 3 to 4 foot swells. Others might suggest wind speeds under, say, 15 knots, and some folks would say the direction is more important than strength.

Granted, all of these things figure into 'good weather', as does temperature, humidity, and availability of rum. But, specific to this time of year and this area, what do you picture in your mind when you picture a good day of weather?

Which is to say, what is the day going to look like when Rock just can't help himself but join me for the trip down?
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