Fastnet weather forecast

Mike Broughton gazes into his crystal ball to see how the weather will pan out in the Rolex Fastnet Race
Over the next few pages are Mike Broughton's weather predictions for the next week, appropriate for competitors in the Rolex Fastnet Race and those taking part in any regattas along the south coast of the UK. 1300, Sunday 12 August Wind field image showing WSW winds in Solent of around 15 knots on Sunday afternoon for the Fastnet Race Start. 1300, Sunday 12 August This chart from NOAA again shows SW/WSW winds for the start of the Race. The isobar spacing here is only 2mb. For Monday's weather see page 2...123456next ›last »