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Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Drake Passage Forecasts

Started running into folks from the trip at the Buenos Aires airport and a bunch of us were on the same flight to Ushuaia yesterday. Yes, the Drake Passage forecast is a big topic of conversation! Kevin Quinn seems to think we're going to have 50 foot waves, my sources aren't quite that bad, but looks like we could be in store for some rough seas!

BTW, I've been pulling these forecasts from a great site, PassageWeather.com. Maps and weather, two thing I love!

If things go as planned, we should be leaving the afternoon of the 6th and heading up the Beagle Channel. Sometime that night we hit the Drake Passage, cross the Drake on the 7th and 8th, and reach Deception Island the afternoon of the eight. So, here's the forecasts right now:

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