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Cook Strait Crossing Wgtn to Picton - 10 March 2018

posted 26 Mar 2018, 20:13 by Geoff Head   [ updated 18 Sep 2018, 03:21 ]
Crew: Geoff, Paul, Robyn, Carine


Forecast Cook: Southerly 35 knots, easing to 20 knots this morning, and to variable 10 knots this afternoon. Very rough sea,easing. Southerly swell 2 metres.
Forecast Wellington Marine: Southerly 20 knots gusting 30 knots but 25 knots gusting 35 knots about the south coast, easing to southerly 15 knots everywhere late morning, and to 10 knots this afternoon. Becoming variable 5 knots this evening. Rough sea in the south, easing this morning. Fair visibility in showers, clearing this morning and becoming fine.

The plan:

0900 hrs Leave Chaffers Marina
1130 hrs Arrive Sinclair Head (2.5 hrs at 5 kts)
1530 hrs Arrive Tory Channel (4 hrs at 5 kts)
1900 hrs Arrive Picton (3.5 hrs at 5 kts)

Meet at Halo no later than 8.30 am Saturday to ensure time for pre-trip safety briefing etc. 

                
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Geoff Head,
18 Apr 2018, 10:39