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USVI trip report #229338
07/04/2020 05:16 PM
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Re: USVI trip report [Re: Carol_Hill] #229369
07/05/2020 12:57 PM
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Looks like some pretty decent wind for next week.....


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Re: USVI trip report [Re: Winterstale] #229383
07/05/2020 06:09 PM
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Originally Posted by Winterstale
Looks like some pretty decent wind for next week.....

Looks pretty close to perfect! Maybe a little more wind than one would expect for July but looks great.

Last edited by agrimsrud; 07/05/2020 06:09 PM.

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Re: USVI trip report [Re: Carol_Hill] #229391
07/06/2020 06:35 AM
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We are pretty psyched!! What wind app do you use?? I have been using Windy but is there one that’s better??


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Re: USVI trip report [Re: Carol_Hill] #229407
07/06/2020 12:47 PM
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This is my most useful wind site - from Two Brothers rocks in Pillsbury Sound so very accurate local info for the STT-STJ sailing.

https://ww.sailflow.com/windandwhere.iws?regionID=260&siteID=3876

Combined with the swell report from this buoy should give good planning

https://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/show_plot...uom=E&time_diff=0&time_label=GMT

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Re: USVI trip report [Re: Winterstale] #229413
07/06/2020 04:29 PM
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Originally Posted by Winterstale
We are pretty psyched!! What wind app do you use?? I have been using Windy but is there one that’s better??


“Sailflow pro” gives actual live wind data from scattered anemometers. Off the top of my head, there is one on Buck island amongst several others. The live data arrows are a different color then the forecasted ones.

Have fun on Always Sunny. Be sure to give us a trip report.

Re: USVI trip report [Re: Carol_Hill] #229425
07/07/2020 04:37 AM
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Thanks!!! Just having our coffee and getting ready to head to Miami for our flight!!


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Re: USVI trip report [Re: Winterstale] #229429
07/07/2020 08:57 AM
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Re: USVI trip report [Re: Winterstale] #229453
07/07/2020 01:24 PM
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Originally Posted by agrimsrud

Walking up from the dock was like walking through a junk yard. I thought for sure the junk yard dog was going to come greet us. Take note that it's not all that convenient to get rid
of your garbage on St. John. The bay was ugly - full of derelict boats. waking up to the ugly junk yard
in Coral Harbor.


So, Coral Bay has one dingy dock, no trash disposal, junk yard atmosphere on shore and on the water. No plans for improvement. Think Ill give it a miss.


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Re: USVI trip report [Re: Winterstale] #229458
07/07/2020 02:09 PM
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Originally Posted by Winterstale
What wind app do you use?? I have been using Windy but is there one that’s better??


Windy is a great app.

If you get a change ... look at PredictWind. One of the best!

PredictWind Web Page

Have a get sail!


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Re: USVI trip report [Re: Carol_Hill] #229470
07/07/2020 06:46 PM
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cwoody Thank you for that Predict wind site


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