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Whew! (mid atlantic heat)

Is it me? cause I'm getting older? Or was today's heat just too much? It seems I can't enjoy any kind of outdoors activity if it's warmer then the mid 80s anymore! Here in the east. (tidal delaware river just north of Philadelphia) the 3 H's are killing me.. I was out there from about 11 am til about 8pm.. couldn't stop sweltering, must of drank 4 qts of water. next to no alcohol. even in the shade at a picnic after the other sailors arrived from the race. I finally gave up and went home where it's cool.

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I was at the boat early and I went home around 2. It was not pleasant at all today.

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It isn't just the heat...but the heat and humidity that is the problem.

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Nice breeze on the Sassafras last night but today was like an oven out there.
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Plenty of wind mid-Bay. White caps and all, but still unpleasantly sticky. Go out again tomorrow, later in the day. 81 for the high forecasted.
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Not too bad yesterday. I was out on a friend's boat out of Annapolis. Saw a BEAUTIFUL Pearson Vanguard out there; lovely boat, and this one had been completely restored.
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It was plenty hot and humid coming out of the Rappahannock to Fishing Bay

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It's been one hot summer. Thats even from down here in Florida where we're used to it.

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John....did you go up the Rappahanock to hide out? Urbanna? Irvington? How did you like it?
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Can you send some of that heat my way please. 10 degree celcius today and not looking any better for the rest of the week. Summer was awefull, rained for weeks on end. We got 2 weeks were the heat was extreme. Gotta get out of here soon!!!!
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