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Old 19-03-2016, 12:39   #31
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Re: Seattle to San Diego Cruise

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I always plan on approaching conception at first light with sails furled and engine on for the next 30 miles. I've hit it with either a solid force 6 or 0.
SO True - or a little earlier

I've been SB around Conception four times - always between 3 and 5 AM

Twice we had 25 - 40 knots and big seas at midnight west of Pt Arguello and by the time we rounded Conception several hours later the winds were calm and seas had gone way down

the third time the wind diminished from 25 knots to less than 15 after 1 AM

Fourth time it was calm before, during, and after the rounding
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Old 19-03-2016, 15:23   #32
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Re: Seattle to San Diego Cruise

A poster above asked "why would anyone want to stop in SF?"

Well, it's a great city. As long as one avoids Hunter's Point, it has been safe as any major city. Still some interesting and free things to do. A launching area for a trip to the Napa Valley wineries, if one is so inclined. Some great sailing, and usable venues. Besides, if the OP's good lady chooses to fly in, lots of flights.

Do agree some people like Moss Landing, Santa Cruz (but hasn't it silted up?) and Monterey, with its history and aquarium.

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Re: Seattle to San Diego Cruise

summer sailing from lost angels south is awesome. until ensenada.
south of ensenada can be remnants of t s and canes and other not fun situations.
i was sailing lost angels and sin dago in summer since 1988.
check weather window.
i cannot vouch for conception and north--havent sailed it. wont. is cold. weelll, fo goooood reason, i might. but.....

passage weather is good for 3-7 days. after 5 gets a lil changeable, as does the weather. models are models. read them and see what you can get. be ready for fun smoother sailing. usually.
looks like el nino current is dissipating, so could be a good year to sail south in summer...
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Re: Seattle to San Diego Cruise

Don't count on Santa Cruz. The harbor was closed since December due to shoaling, a common problem. Recently, it has been open with permission. Check the Latitude 38, lectronic, website.
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