Mike Murphy's WindLog for Saturday April 26, 2008 , 10:00p - 1:00p

48th session in 2008
Sailed at BIB
Wind from the NE (mph)
        Lulls: 25
        Average: 28
        Gusts: 31
Rated a 9 of 10

Board: 246 JP FSW FWS
Sail: 5.8 MAUI GLOBAL
Fin: 10" FREE WEED
Suit: SHORT
Water Temperature: 77 F
Air Temperature: 75 F

047 BIG WIND, RAIN, THUNDER AND LIGHTNING BEFORE SUNRISE AND SURPRISED IT CLEARED AND KEPT BLOWING UNTIL JUST AFTER NOON. SECOND ON WATER WITH FULL POWER START TO OVER POWER ENDING ON TACK TO NORTH SPOILS. SHALLOW MARKER AT HORSESHOE SPOIL WAS MISSING, WATCHED SEVERAL RUN AGROUND. MISSED A FEW INSIDE TURNS AND GOT TOSSED 3 TIMES GETTING A WATERSTART. RELATIVELY FLAT AND FELT FAST, COULD HAVE USED 5.3 BUT WAITED UNTIL LATE AND IT ONLY WORKED FOR A SHORT TIME AS THE WIND DROPPED BELOW 20 MPH.