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September 2008 Blog Posts (23)

Wednesday Sept. 3, 08 -- Where fore art thou going, Hanna?

Wednesday, September 03, 2008: Waves: Slight drop to 3-4 feet but much choppier. Winds: (Strangely) Gusting out of the east to 16 mph; sustained are lower and it seems to be dropping. Water temps: Mid-70s.

The big chatter is not fishing but Hanna.

As an amateur meteorologist I have been heavily mulling over the computer projections. I like to do it without checking the Hurricane Center at first, just to see how close I come to its official forecast. Interestingly, as early… Continue

Added by jaymann on September 3, 2008 at 9:25am — No Comments

Tues. Sept 2. 08 -- Big swells but the fish are out there

Tuesday, September 02, 2008: Waves: 4-5 feet with occasional 6 foot sets. Water temps: Lower 70s. Water clarity: Good; some stir from wave action.

Alert: The swells from Hurricane Hanna continue – with force. This is a significant swell event and boaters need to use extreme caution near shallows and inlet danger zones. Also, the lifeguards have gone off duty for the season, with the exception of a skeleton crew – that can’t possibly monitor all the beaches, considering there are… Continue

Added by jaymann on September 2, 2008 at 6:24am — No Comments

MOnday Sept. 1, 2008: Welcome to the post-season -- big wave alert

Monday, September 01, 2008:

Waves: 4-5 feet and building; dangerous rip currents beginning today; inlets are going to be tricky; watch for hairy cleanup sets (larger waves). Water clarity: excellent. Water temps: Low 70s.

Alert: Waves are already arriving from very distant TS Hanna. This is a bit odd since it is not that big of a storm – but it is certainly generating some serious swells from Florida up to south-facing beaches of NY. The swells here in Jersey will surely make… Continue

Added by jaymann on September 1, 2008 at 6:25am — 1 Comment

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