Originally Posted by barnakiel
Except for this one potential?
A BROAD LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM LOCATED ABOUT 250 MILES WEST-NORTHWEST
OF THE NORTHERNMOST CAPE VERDE ISLANDS IS PRODUCING DISORGANIZED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. UPPER-LEVEL WINDS ARE NOT CONDUCIVE FOR
ANY SIGNIFICANT DEVELOPMENT OF THIS DISTURBANCE FOR THE NEXT COUPLE
OF DAYS. THERE IS A LOW CHANCE...10 PERCENT...OF THIS SYSTEM
BECOMING A TROPICAL CYCLONE DURING THE NEXT 48 HOURS AS IT MOVES
TOWARD THE NORTHWEST AT 15 MPH TO 20 MPH.
One would need to be navigating without a plotter to end up 250 miles WNW of the islands coming from the Canaries
. Although, mind you, those 'real' sailors who only use sextant
may get lost
due to cloud cover??
However, we are curisers. First rule
: Never go to sea if you think Galoshers may be required! A Monday take-off that some people are talking about, with Passage weather
is indicating 40 to 45 knots tonight... and that just makes stuff bumpy still in 2 days, but its 800 miles there so it'll flatten out. As long as there isnt another one
I like staying in bed
are completely clear.