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PRSA Fall Finale Regatta, Saturday, November 7!

Frank Gallagher is PRO, with RC provided by the Lightnings.  This is our traditional last blast, with racing in the cove or in front of the power plant. Bring hot chili to share after racing.  Today’s AccuWeather long-range forecast (always subject to change) for Saturday on the Potomac calls for partly sunny skies, winds from the SSW at 8 MPH, and a high of 57 degrees.  The river flow is still well above normal, at 7,370 CFS (gage height 3.7 ft) and the water temperature is 55 degrees.  Come on down!

UPDATED! PRSA Fall Series # 7, Today, Sunday, November 1 — Last One for the Fall Series

(As of Sunday, Nov 1) Eric Johnson is PRO, with RC provided by the Albacores and others (Driver and Helper slots are still available).   We got an extra hour of sleep last night, as we switched from Daylight Savings time back to Standard time, so we should be rested and ready to compete.   Today’s AccuWeather forecast (always subject to change)  calls for a partly sunny afternoon (with rain ending in the morning), a high of 53 degrees, and winds from the NNE at 10 – 9 MPH. High tide will be at 6:48 AM; low tide at 1:05 PM (and high again at 6:59 PM)  Sunset will be at 5:08 PM.  The river flow is currently above normal for this time of year, at 7,710 CFS (gage height 3.7 ft).   The water temperature is a seasonal 57 degrees. Round up crew and come on down!

PRSA Fall Series # 7, Sunday, November 1 — Last Sunday Series Race for 2009!

(As of October 27) Eric Johnson is PRO, with RC provided by the Albacores and others (Driver and Helper slots are still available).   You will get an extra hour of sleep on Saturday night, as we switch from Daylight Savings time back to Standard time, so you’ll be rested and ready to compete.   Today’s AccuWeather Long-range forecast (always subject to change)  for Sunday calls for a sunny day, a high of 64 degrees, and winds from the WNW at 10 MPH. High tide will be at 6:48 AM; low tide at 1:05 PM (and high again at 6:59 PM)  Sunset will be at 5:08 PM.  The river flow is currently well above normal for this time of year, at 5,930 CFS (gage height 3.5 ft), and should remain up through the weekend if we get the rains forecasted for today and tomorrow.  The water temperature is a seasonal 56 degrees. Round up crew and come on down!

(Updated) PRSA Fall Series # 6, Today, Sunday October 25!

(As of  Sunday,10/25) Eric Johnson is PRO, with RC provided by the Albacores and others (Helper slots are still available).  The weather will be much better than it was last weekend.  Today’s AccuWeather forecast (always subject to change) .calls for mostly sunny skies, a high of 65 degrees, and . winds from the NNW at 12 – 8  MPH.  The river flow is  above normal, after yesterday’s rains, at 5,360 CFS (gage height 3.4  ft).  The water temperature is a seasonal 57 degrees.  Low tide will be at 8:42 AM and high tide at 2:25 PM.  Round up crew and come on down!  NOTE: The Marine Corps Marathon is on Sunday morning — look for street closures in downtown DC and plan your trip to the marina accordingly!

UPDATED! PRSA Fall Series # 5, Sunday October 18!

(As of Sunday, 10/18) Bill Kleysteuber is PRO, with RC provided by Albacores.  Today’s AccuWeather forecast (always subject to change)  calls for mostly cloudy, breezy, and cold conditions with rain possible, a high of 43 degrees, and northerly winds 21 – 22 MPH, with higher gusts.  High tide will be at 8:51 AM and low tide at 3:23 PM.  The river flow is currently above normal for this time of year, at 4,290 CFS (gage height 3.1 ft), and is headed up.  The river temperature is on a downward trend, currently at 48  degrees.

PRSA Fall Series # 4 Sunday, Oct 11!

(This post is superseded by one posted October 7)  Nabeel Alsalam is PRO, with RC provided by the Lightnings and others.  Today’s long-range AccuWeather forecast for Sunday calls for times of clouds and sun, a high temperature of 67 degrees, and northeasterly winds at 8 MPH.  Low tide will be at 9:14 AM and high tide at 2:32 PM.  The river flow is below normal for this time of year, at 1770 CFS (gage height 2.8 ft) and the water is a seasonal 64 degrees.  Round up crew, and come on down!

PRSA Fall Series # 3, Sunday October 4!

(This post is superseded by one added on October 1) Yates Dowell is PRO, with RC provided by the Cats.  The brisk, refreshing days of October are around the corner, promising dry sunny days and good winds.  Today’s AccuWeather long-range forecast (always subject to change)  for Sunday calls for partly sunny skies, winds from the northwest at 10 MPH, and a high temperature of 73 degrees. The river flow is near normal for this time of year, at 1,850 CFS (gage height 2.8 ft). High tide will be at 8:59 AM and low tide at 3:23 PM.  Round up crew, and come on down!