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Wednesday Wonders Summer Series Race 5 – First Strong Blow of the Summer

Saturday, 9th November 2019

Following a gale warning issued by BOM late Wednesday morning race 5 was abandoned. Observations taken at Fawkner Beacon saw the wind average about 26 knots for the afternoon with a gust of 42 knots recorded at about 1630. The wind strength for what would have been this race was in stark contrast to that observed in the first 4 races of the summer which averaged only 11 knots. Nevertheless, there are still 19 scheduled races left in the series. Read more…