The weather was great for fans of gnarly conditions. The first day's forecast called for 100% chance of precipitation and winds of 20 to 30 knots gusting to 45. That turned out to be accurate. There was even some hail.
Rob Avery demonstrates a tactical navigation technique.
Toward the end of the afternoon, the low-pressure system causing all that wind and rain moved on and the sun came out. That evening, we ventured down to Point Bonita with the home team (Bonnie Perry, Kelly Blades and Mark Pecot) to marvel at the mammoth waves.