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Waiting for the Wind

June 18, 2017

It’s not like waiting for the wind at sea when it’s calm and one wants to move along. This is waiting for the wind predicted for very early morning on Tuesday.

We have taken refuge near the mangroves and more boats are coming in to seek better protection. It’s a crowded anchorage with lots of unattended derelict boats to cause panic!

Here’s the most recent weather prediction map. Each feather on the arrow represents 10 knots of wind. It looks like here in Martinique we can expect sustained winds of 40knts as the low passes over St. Lucia and Martinique; not a hurricane but…

6 Comments leave one →
  1. Pam Bryden permalink
    June 18, 2017 13:54

    buena suerte

  2. Wayno permalink
    June 18, 2017 14:06

    Snuggle up buttercup! Best of luck mate. I know you have the skills!

  3. June 18, 2017 14:38

    “A storm always ends…enjoy it while it lasts.” anon

  4. Toby (SY Sangoma) permalink
    June 18, 2017 15:26

    Storm? Looks like a normal South-Easter in Cape Town ;-))

  5. June 18, 2017 15:29

    Take care, you two!

  6. William J McDowell permalink
    June 20, 2017 01:24

    Tony hope you have line out and chain for those swells with the winds , I know you have the sage know how to survive
    Saludos Bill .

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