Port Fairy Race Weather
Since yesterday the wind has increased in strength a bit, the direction at the start will be South West at 6 to 8 knots, then shifting 20 degrees to the west and increasing 10 to 15 knots. By lunch time the wind will be a westerly
The boats will be tacking to Cape Otway and the 40 footers should reach the Cape by 3pm on Friday. From there it should be long tack. short take to Port Fairy. Friday night will see the wind clock more right and become a bit more shifty. The waves will increase in size as the days goes so helming will be critical to you success.
The Predictwind model has less wind than Meteye so it will be interesting to see which model is correct. Predictwind has the boats finishing between 2 am Saturday and the last boat should by home by lunchtime
Happy sailing, Don, Barbara and Sue from the ORCV will be on hand to welcome you into Port Fairy. The Port Fairy Yacht Club are all in readiness for the boats, so enjoy
Wind Forcast from MetEye at 05:00 Friday
Wind Forcast from MetEye at 14:00 Friday
Wind Forcast from MetEye at 23:00 Friday