Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: San Francisco Bay area
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Re: wind conditions and reefing
It's a dilemma we face in SF Bay every day : in most of the bay the winds will be 15-20, but in the slot it'll be 25 gusting 30 - with the apparent hitting 35 when heading upwind.
The only safe option is to reef for the expected gusts.
Bristol 31.1, San Francisco Bay