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Re: Windy day on the Chesapeake
The YouTube wind scale:
Whitecaps = Gale conditions, lives at peril, pure heroics necessary to arrive safely.
Waves above 3 ft. = Near hurricane, survival conditions, few have the skill and ability to make it.
Boat heels more than 10 degrees = Full hurricane.