Day #1 Morning Report — How to the Follow the Hempel World Cup Series Miami

A light breeze will be present on the opening day of the Hempel World Cup Series Miami providing a test for the 665 sailors from 60 nations

A morning northwest land breeze will turn to a light gradient wind from the west as the day progresses. The wind will turn at around noon, when most of the fleets will be out on the water racing, so postponements may be expected.

From 10:00 to 12:00 local time 6 to 10 knots are forecast before it decreases to 4 knots at 12:00, when the when veers. Although Miami has clear blue skies, the temperature is quite cool and not warm enough for a thermal sea breeze to develop. Once the wind has veered, a breeze in the region of 5-10 knots is forecast and is not predicted to go beyond this speed.

It is quite a change in conditions from the glamorous days the sailors have had in the build-up to the event, but sailors are prepared to expect the unexpected and will be raring to go in any conditions.

Find out how to follow the event below:

Click here to view the entry list in full.

Results will be available when racing starts on Tuesday 29 January –

Daily highlights will be available across the World Sailing Network. Click here to subscribe.

Medal Races on Saturday 2 and Sunday 3 February will be streamed live on World Sailing’s Facebook and YouTube Channel. URLs and embed codes are available below:

Saturday Medal Races – RS:X, Nacra 17, 49er and 49erFX

Sunday Medal Races – 470, Finn, Laser, Laser Radial

Live tracking, sailor analytics, live weather data and racing status will be available on the platform here –

Follow the event on World Sailing’s social networks and get involved in the conversation using #HWCSMiami
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Twitter – @worldsailing

All World Sailing international press releases throughout the duration of the Hempel World Cup Series, including the latest news and reports, are available to read here.

The Hempel World Cup Series is a world-class, annual series of Olympic sailing for elite and professional sailors. Over 2,000 of the World’s leading sailors, representing over 75 nations have competed in the Hempel World Cup Series which offers a definitive guide to the best-of-the-best in the Olympic sailing world.

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