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Old 10-08-2008, 09:41   #166
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Ah but you did see something and knew right away that it was a weather change..... anyway, a good challenge for any skipper to wake up and try to quickly figure out what's wrong
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Old 10-08-2008, 09:48   #167
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WOW! I don't think I have ever seen winds go from near 0 to 25 in a matter of seconds. I guess it was a good thing the girl woke you.
There are a few places on the SF Bay where you can get out from behind a wind shadow like Alcatraz or Angel Island and the wind can go from a few knots to 35 knots in a matter of less than a minute. This is pretty typical in the summer. This of course has nothing to do with the weather and all to do with geography.
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Old 10-08-2008, 09:52   #168
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Ah but you did see something and knew right away that it was a weather change..... anyway, a good challenge for any skipper to wake up and try to quickly figure out what's wrong
OK, lets get pedantic here (but all in fun - no offense meant). I saw "nothing" and made an interpretation that this meant "something".
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