Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
 
Old 06-15-2017, 06:55 PM   #1
Guru
 
AlaskaProf's Avatar
 
City: Tacoma, WA & Ashland, OR
Country: US of A
Vessel Name: SEEADLER
Vessel Model: RAWSON 41
Join Date: Jun 2016
Posts: 955
Blowin' Like Hell

I was in Shilshole yesterday to finish the installation of my autopilot (and the CYC Wed night chili feed!). The overnight forecast for North Sound and the San Juans was for rain and wind with gusts to 40 knots, but when I got up, it was calm w broken clouds and occasional mist. I decided NWS had blown the forecast and set out for Port Townsend.

Well, the forecast was just 12 hours late, and caught up with me about 20 minutes before arrival... Grabbed the fuel dock just inside the entrance, where I'm still pinned by the wind. Fuel guy says, "no worries, I'm not expecting a lot of demand."
__________________
Advertisement

AlaskaProf is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-15-2017, 07:29 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
Salish Nomad's Avatar
 
City: Anacortes
Country: Anacortes WA U.S.A.
Vessel Name: Salish Nomad
Vessel Model: American Tug 34
Join Date: Jan 2017
Posts: 229
Ouch! Similar thing happened to us end of May. We had a wild ride getting it to Everett.
__________________

__________________
Dave Thompson
American Tug 34-109
Home Port Anacortes Skyline
Salish Nomad is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-15-2017, 11:24 PM   #3
Guru
 
IRENE's Avatar
 
City: Port Angeles, WA
Country: USA
Vessel Name: Irene
Join Date: Jan 2016
Posts: 719
We left Pender Harbour yesterday in anticipation of the blow. Not a bad ride down to Victoria. Environment Canada was calling for up to 40 knots today in the Strait of Georgia - South of Nainaimo. Pender Harbor was supposed to get over an inch of rain...

Today we remained happily at the dock in Victoria. There was a Storm Warning outside. In the harbor we had some wind and rain, but nothing noteworthy.

Jeff
IRENE is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 06-16-2017, 12:13 AM   #4
Al
Guru
 
Al's Avatar
 
City: ketchikan, Alaska
Country: usa
Vessel Name: 'SLO'~BELLE
Vessel Model: 1978 Marben-27' Flybridge Trawler(extended to 30 feet) Pilothouse Pocket Cruiser[
Join Date: Apr 2012
Posts: 1,983
https://www.windy.com/?gust,48.494,-123.105,10

Not looking any better for day at least
Al is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 06-16-2017, 12:43 AM   #5
Guru
 
AlaskaProf's Avatar
 
City: Tacoma, WA & Ashland, OR
Country: US of A
Vessel Name: SEEADLER
Vessel Model: RAWSON 41
Join Date: Jun 2016
Posts: 955
Quote:
Originally Posted by Al View Post
https://www.windy.com/?gust,48.494,-123.105,10

Not looking any better for day at least
Concur. Lull this evening finally let me move off the fuel dock, but looks like another windy morning opposing the ebb in the Strait tomorrow. Fortunately, I like Port Townsend. Just as soon move on Saturday.
'prof
AlaskaProf is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-16-2017, 09:26 AM   #6
Guru
 
dhays's Avatar
 
City: Gig Harbor
Country: United States
Vessel Name: Kinship
Vessel Model: North Pacific 43
Join Date: May 2015
Posts: 8,391
As is common, there seems to be a big discrepancy between the current forecast wind and the current station reporting.
__________________
Regards,

Dave
SPOT page
dhays is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 06-16-2017, 12:48 PM   #7
Guru
 
Alaskan Sea-Duction's Avatar
 
City: Inside Passage Summer/Columbia River Winter
Country: USA
Vessel Name: Alaskan Sea-Duction
Vessel Model: 1988 M/Y Camargue YachtFisher
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 4,732
We had winds in "No Name Cove" in Tracey Arm on Wednesday! It was high tide and there were icebergs going down the channel. Told the admiral with this SW wind we maybe leaving with little notice if the bergs entered the bay.
__________________

Alaskan Sea-Duction is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off





All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:02 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2006 - 2012
×