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Yesterday at 09:36 PM Soggy Dollar Webcam [by IWIWSE]
Check out 5:32 local time

Mike
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Yesterday at 09:36 PM Planes landing from East [by RatmansWife]
Wind has died way down and shifted. Planes are landing from the East, which is rare. Seventeen boats at MC, which is about half what it has been.
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Yesterday at 07:19 PM Missing the BVI already! [by Sedona]
We’ve only been home a few days and yet I can’t seem to stop checking this forum and the various BVI webcams— I miss it so much! It was our first trip there and just fell in love with the place. Wanted to thank everyone on this forum for all the tips and advice you post— it helped to make our trip so much better. Already looking forward to our next trip!
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Yesterday at 04:50 PM BVI Spring Regatta 2020 [by sisterblysse]
My husband and I are looking forward to our third time racing in the spring regatta. It's always great fun and this time we are bring two sailing friends with us. Just wondered if there were any other TTOLers who were going to be there at the same time?

For those who have been before, what is your favourite part of the sailing festival/race week? Personally I prefer the long races to the buoy racing...and the rum cocktails!
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Yesterday at 03:07 PM Harbor Market [by rubnec01]
Is Harbor Market open in Soper's Hole? We would like to ferry in to West End and pick up a few groceries before heading to our villa. Otherwise will probably go to Roadtown with a stop at Riteway.
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Yesterday at 03:03 PM Latest corona virus ships and evacuation planes [by PelicanPirate]
https://youtu.be/lDj6xlpcvpA


Good ABC video talks about Westerdam, Diamond Princess, evacuation flights and more

This thing is not over yet and will be a big economic drag particularly for travel for awhile
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Yesterday at 02:22 PM More problems for the airport? [by Carol_Hill]
Daily Herald story

Is this going to hold up the money from Holland for the airport?
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Yesterday at 02:15 PM 2/3 of US Driver's Licenses not real ID [by Carol_Hill]
Article

Eric's DL is not real ID compliant, although mine is, as I have a new DL. That's a function of how long DL's are good for, in many states. (Of course, he has a passport, so could fly with that.) Flying starting October 1 is going to be REALLY interesting... crazy
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Yesterday at 01:50 PM Northerly Swells forecast interpretation [by juice13]
We are chartering a Sunsail 38 monohull down in Tortola in a couple of weeks and are having a bit of trouble correlating the marine forecast swell conditions to what folks are referring to as "bad" northerly swells. It's our 5th trip, but first in the high season, so it looks like swells affect where we are going to have comfortable anchorages. In the past we've really just planned our itinerary on wind direction to avoid beating to wind on vacation (we do plenty of that at home at the PHRF races!).

That being said, I do remember folks surfing stand up boards at the entrance of the channel of Cane Garden Bay! I suppose that's what is meant by "wrap around" swells?

Is it mostly wave height, or a combination of height and period? One meter (3ft) doesn't sound too bad if spaced far enough apart, but looking for some salty advice here based on the vulnerable anchorages. Also high season means dropping the hook more often, so would want less stress on the anchorage watch.

Sites with swell forecasts: (feel free to suggest others, or good phone apps)

http://www.myweather2.com/Marine/Global-Marinas/British-Virgin-Islands/Moorings-Marina.aspx
https://www.windy.com/18.425/-64.662/waves?waves,2020-02-23-21,18.397,-64.669,13,m:ebUaenj

Thanks!
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Yesterday at 11:53 AM Hole in the Wall [by ScottW]
What time does the music start at Hole in the Wall?
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