Tuesday, October 11, 2016 7AM:
Crossed the Yaquina River Bar and on our way to Coos Bay. It's a 10-hour run today so we expect to be in Coos Bay by 5PM or so. Today's weather report is in two parts:
From Newport to Florence, Oregon:
TUE...NE WIND 5 TO 10 KT WITH GUSTS TO 15 KT... BECOMING N IN
THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES N 1 FT AT 4 SECONDS. NW SWELL 5 FT AT
From Florence to Coos Bay:
TUE...N WIND 10 KT...BACKING TO NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 TO 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
Looking forward to as nice a day as yesterday.
It's been a very nice day on the ocean. 3 to 4-foot seas generously spaced apart, winds less than 9 knots and mostly 5 knots or less, all in bright sunshine. The Coos Bay bar is open and we expect to cross by 4:15PM.
Tomorrow we have an early departure at 4:00AM for the 13.5 hour run to Crescent City.