Sail Port Stephens Commodore's Cup Day 3.
Sail Port Stephens
A postcard day yesterday and Wednesday has dawned clear and still.
The forecast for the Hunter Coast north to Seal Rocks is as follows:
Forecast for Wednesday until midnight
Winds: Northwesterly 10 to 20 knots. Seas: Up to 1.5 metres. Swell: Southeasterly 1 metre.
Within Port Stephens breezes are expected to be moderate for today's Explore the Bays course, which take the fleet around Soldiers Point and into quieter water. The course lengths for the Cruising Spinnaker and Cruising Non Spinnaker are 14.3 and 13.1 nautical mile srespectively.
This is the final day of the Commodore's Cup.
Tomorrow will be a Lay Day, then on Friday the SB3 Nationals, the NSW IRC championships and the Sail Port Stephens Trophy series all commence.
Here is a link to the comprehensive Soldiers Point Weather Station http://www.soldiersptmarina.com.au/weather.php
A low pressure system east of Tasmania is expected to move slowly to the east during Wednesday and Thursday. A high pressure system should move to the southwest of Tasmania. The high should remain near Tasmania over the weekend directing a southeasterly airstream across New South Wales.
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Great sailing inshore and offshore - Sail Port Stephens 2011