75 miles South of Cuba and beginning to feel the effects of the Yucatan Channel currents. A huge volume of water funnels through the space between Cuba and Mexico and we will gain the benefit of as much as 4 knots of current in the direction we are traveling. The speed assist is good, the unfortunate part may be that with the current traveling against the wind the wave conditions may be “uncomfortable”. We will see, but for now all is good.
Winds have been slightly stronger (17-20) than forecast and ENE rather than E and ESE.
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