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Old 12-12-2014, 13:31   #31
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Re: 75 mph winds today, WA coast

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Waves that were 231 feet high?????

Really? Sounds, well, incredulous.

appologies in talking to my contact for that story, later its clear we had a feet and meters problem going on.

damm SI.

anyway 70 feet. seemingly the biggest waves on the planet were off the NW coast of Scotland and Ireland that night
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appologies in talking to my contact for that story, later its clear we had a feet and meters problem going on.

damm SI.

anyway 70 feet. seemingly the biggest waves on the planet were off the NW coast of Scotland and Ireland that night
LOL... here in Canada we went metric 35 years ago and still talk in terms of miles, feet and inches. Even the stores have their prices in large font for pounds and small font for KG.

I've be a the Cliffs of Mohair a number of times, and they always impress.
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Soooooooooooooo..... this would not be a real great time to be going north along the coast with, say, a Hunter 356, unless, of course, they can slip ashore someplace north of San Francisco, and wait for a weather window.
Noooooooooo.... you got it all wrong, according to the Hunter fan club, the 356 will be just fine... it's the US Naval aircraft carrier groups who will need to seek shelter.
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Re: 75 mph winds today, WA coast

Went to take a picture next day, all was calm. Go figure. Boat was secure though
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