NOAA does the forecast on the weather radio and those were the conditions on the DAY HE LEFT and was forecast to get worse (which obviously it did!!) later in the week because of the low pressure sitting offshore and the front coming in from Florida.
Our "Weathermen" on tv are NEVER right...but anyone who really knows what they are doing on the water has a weather radio or at least a weather radio built into their marine radio. A little bit of planning and less crying over leaving his dog could have really saved him some trouble.
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