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post #15 of Old 01-28-2013
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Re: Hell Gate

Originally Posted by brokesailor View Post
Rich: Thanks for the Info. One thing I don't understand. You say cross Hell's Gate at slack water. Later on you say to start my trip from Throgs Neck at 2 hrs after high at the Battery. It appears to be 7 miles from Throgs to Hell. That would put me in Hell about 3 hrs after the high at the Battery? So I can expect 4 Kts in Hell?
I will have to pull the books for HG, but there is always a lag between tide and current. Be sure to use tables for current.

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