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Long grass being blown by the wind. The wind was certainly strong today but not quite as consistent as I had expected. I think it swirls around the mountains, producing some complicated and turbulent currents. One of those electronic road signs showed the speed as 19 m/s, or 43 miles per hour. I don't know it that was the steady speed or the gust speed but it made riding quite tricky at times. For other quite long periods, there was no wind at all. I don't think I ever actually got a tailwind.
The long grass was helpful because it meant that I could see what the currents up ahead were like and could prepare myself if a big gust was coming, or know what to expect when I was riding towards a strong steady wind current.
UTC Time: 11:08, Tuesday 04 September 2012
Local Time: 11:08, Tuesday 04 September 2012
Estimate of longitude: 19° 12' 16.92" W = -19.204700°
Estimate of latitude: 63° 26' 54.13" N = 63.448370°
Possible error on position estimate: 100 metres