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post #36 of Old 05-26-2016
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Re: First off shore coastal run

Originally Posted by rckfd View Post
Local knowledge aways trumps (also agrees with me). Looks like you have a low sitting offshore to the south east of you predicted to go north west. You have a east wind now (bet ya it's more ne)if the track is what is predicted more than likely the wind will go ne then nw basically anti-clock wise the moon phase right now your slack tides should be around the 6's and 12's.
Like I said local knowledge trumps and prudence is a virtue...
I agree. Most competent boaters are also good meteorologists. Knowing where the centers of metrological disturbances and how they interact with your position/s is the key to well planned, safe and uneventful passages.
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