The land breeze starts to become a more dominant overnight feature of the race track at this time, especially under slack pressure gradients and also night-time temperature inversions over the coastal strip.
PORT STEPHENS TO SUGARLOAF: If a land breeze is blowing, you can hit the beach after Broughton Island.
The Shamals, which can arrive in late November, could throw up some strong winds, sand and even thunder storms, whilst with daytime temperatures soaring over 30 degrees Celsius, followed by a dramatic fall in temperature at night, land breezes
may also form.
The coast has its own local wind regimes which we call sea and land breezes
Those who stayed inside benefited from the land breezes
in the evenings.
Summer south east sea breezes and evening land breezes
and the transition between them combined with a edd running current of up to 2 knots, once forced Coxon to make five attempts to cross the finish line off Battery Point.
In these situations, navigators will have to 'massage' the model output to take into account the complex and not so complex effects of topography, sea and land breezes
Headwinds can crop up closer to Luzon, largest Of the Philippines' 7,000-island archipelago, and tacticians worry about staying out or going in to pick up land breezes
, but at the end of the race the beer is cold and cheap, the Filipinos are very friendly, and there are many attractive cruising options.