"Any damn fool can navigate the world sober. It takes a really good sailor to do it drunk." - Sir Francis Chichester when asked why he carried so much alcohol on his solo sail around the world.

Friday, November 4, 2022

Why We Pull Our Boats During the Winter!!

 This is for the northern half of Lake Michigan, November 4 - 6

.TONIGHT...Northeast winds 15 to 25 kt increasing to 30 kt after
midnight, then becoming east gales to 35 kt late. Rain showers
and slight chance of thunderstorms. Waves 4 to 7 ft occasionally
to 9 ft building to 5 to 8 ft occasionally to 10 ft.
 .SATURDAY...Southeast gales to 45 kt becoming south storm force
winds to 50 kt. Showers in the morning, then chance of showers in
the afternoon. Waves 8 to 12 ft occasionally to 16 ft building to
15 to 20 ft occasionally to 26 ft.
 .SATURDAY NIGHT...Southwest storm force winds to 55 kt
diminishing to storm force winds to 50 kt. Waves 18 to 23 ft
occasionally to 30 ft.
 .SUNDAY...Southwest winds to 30 kt increasing to gales to 35 kt.
Waves 8 to 11 ft occasionally to 14 ft.