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Old 12-10-2019, 10:27 AM   #1
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Did Windy pick this up?

This would not be fun. Even the lesser waves at 40ft+


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Old 12-10-2019, 10:35 AM   #2
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Watched this BBC documentary on rogue/freak waves a few years ago. One Captain talked about how, when his large vessel started down into the trough of the approaching wave, furniture was rolling downhill. Egad!



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Old 12-10-2019, 11:20 AM   #3
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Fascinating and terrifying at the same time. I hope the Sea of Cortez is safe from these!

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Makes me want to untie my 34AT and go out wave hunting.
It sure would make for a very exciting day and an obvious conclusion.
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Old 12-10-2019, 01:28 PM   #5
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Windy was calling for 35' waves.

I know because my boat was hunkered down for the week in Crescent City on its way north. The wind ripped out several snaps on the bimini but the biggest issue for me was that it set the crew back by 6 day$
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Old 12-10-2019, 03:44 PM   #6
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Although I have never experienced or even seen such a "rogue" wave I know they are out there. The Great lakes experiences a similar phenomenon called the "Three Sisters" it is what is thought to have sunk the Edmund Fitzgerald.

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Old 12-10-2019, 05:42 PM   #7
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This should raise the interest of boaters.
It is difficult to plan a path of retreat to a safe anchorage or marina.

https://news.yahoo.com/bomb-cyclone-...221550193.html

What to do, head into it, quarter it or risk it at the stern.
Hey, here's a suggestion, pray.
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