27 März 2015 - Fairtransport
DATE: 26-3 GMT:23.24 POS:27.07 N,61.22 W COG:010 SOG:7 kn
GENERAL SYNOPSIS: ON BOARD THE TRES HOMBRES
WIND SPD:4-5 Bf
As the high pressure is being pushed to the east by a cyclone coming from the west,
For us the wind is veering from east-north-east to south-easterlies.
For the moment we can make a course east from north.
We´re expecting the wind to veer to south-west with the approaching low pressure
and start making a good progress.
Since it is still about 1700 miles to go till the Acores, we are all happy with the weather to come.
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