Some very intense rain bands forced me to retreat home to dry off my equipment. Around 2:00 p.m. the winds started really picking up while at the same time the skies started brightening. I headed back down to the dock and captured some more video and images. According to the National Weather Service, the Great South Bay buoy recorded a 75 mph gust. In the short video clip below, I would guess the winds were gusting over 60 mph.
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