Mike Murphy's WindLog for Friday December 22, 2006 , 11:30p - 1:15p

131st session in 2006
Sailed at BIB
Max Speed 27.2 mph
Distance windsurfed 32.4 miles
Wind from the NE (mph)
        Lulls: 20
        Average: 25
        Gusts: 30
Rated a 8 of 10

Board: 246 JP FSW FWS
Sail: 4.7 EZZY SE WAVE
Fin: 9.25" FREE WEED
Suit: LONG JOHN
Water Temperature: 60 F
Air Temperature: 65 F

131 TRIED TO GO EARLY AND BEAT THE RAIN BUT GOT OUT FOR JUST TWO RUNS BEFORE IT STARTED. SAILED HOUR IN RAIN AND HAD NICE 20-25 EASY SESSION. TACK TO SOUTH BIRD ISLAND, JIBES AROUND HIGH CHANNEL MARKERS AND BACK ALONG NORTH END. BY MID AFTERNOON IT WAS STILL DRY AND WIND STEADILY INCREASING, TAMU METER QUIT WORKING AT 5PM SHOWING 36-42 MPH. ONLY DAN, GABRIEL AND MICK WERE SAILING. GPS > > > 18.5 MPH MOVING AVERAGE GARTRIP 28.6 MPH PEAK SPEED