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Old 14-01-2012, 08:04   #1
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Best Weather Window ?

Hi all,
wondering what the best time of year would be to cruise from California to Hawaii. If anyone has done it, or has has some suggestions for almanacs i would like to hear more about it.
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Old 14-01-2012, 09:22   #2
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Re: Best Weather Window ?

April/May, or October/November. Tropical storms run June through October, and October November you can get some decent gale conditions within ~300 miles of California. The winter is cold. Jimmy Cornell marks it as route PN11 and has a lot of other information about it in his book. It's very much worth the forty bucks. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/007...SIN=007159289X
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many folks are leaving mexico to sail to so pacific and hawaii NOW, with the pacific puddle jump rally. watch weather and have a great sail.
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Thanks guys, looks like a good starting point. I had heard the best sailing window was around the end of may-start of June, but would that also be the case for powering?
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