Given the ice warnings for the roads between home and the boat today, the forecast for today with rain forecast for Emsworth Sunday, and the Inshore forecast below.
Plus the fact that no other boat has declared an interest, so I’m staying in the warm and going for the 17/18th March weekend!
As Michael Green, (“The Art of Coarse Sailing” and the other Coarse books) who died on 25/02/2018 aged 91 would have said;
“Curses, they’ve hoisted South Cones on Hayling Island, we shall have to go to the pub instead of going sailing”.
Issued at: 06:00 on Sat 3 Mar 2018 UTC
For coastal areas up to 12 miles offshore
for the period 06:00 on Sat 3 Mar 2018 UTC to 06:00 on Sun 4 Mar 2018 UTC
Slow moving areas of low pressure to the southwest of the United Kingdom will introduce a milder feed of air into southern areas over the next 24 hours.
Selsey Bill to Lyme Regis
Strong winds are forecast
24 hour forecast:
East or southeast, veering south later, 5 or 6.
Slight or moderate.
Fair, then occasional rain or showers.
Moderate or good, occasionally poor.
Outlook for the following 24 hours:
South or southwest 5 or 6.
Slight or moderate, becoming rough for a time near portland bill.
Occasional rain or showers.
Good, occasionally moderate.