Quote Originally Posted by K38Bob View Post
hhhmm so its not likely to be 34+ knots. same question for DHF.
In the 2004 SH Transpac we had a Gale for the first two days. We had periods of around 35 knots. Never saw 40. I never saw more than 25 on any of the squalls I encountered.

We often see 30+ on the Coastal Cup, that race never seems to disappoint for heavy air downwind runs.