Originally Posted by AR
People always ask what the weather is going to be like on their crossing. The answer is that nobody knows. It can be beautiful and it can be miserable, and trying to predict it is a fool's errand. The sea has a mind of her own, and repos generally happen at meteorologically volatile times of the year on the ocean.
On our first transatlantic (repo) cruise, we ran into the remains of hurricane Gustav. Very strong winds, very high seas. On the second TA, it was as smooth as glass the entire time. Both were in September.