There was quite a bit of commercial traffic on the waterway, tows pushing barges in various configurations We are travelling in the Mississippi Sound, between the barrier islands and the mainland, today the seas were light about 1-2 feet we made good time travelling about 9.3 MPH instead of the usual 8 We had a long way, 80 miles, to go. I saw the first pod of dolphins of the trip this afternoon about 2:30 We arrived at Point Cadet Marina around 5PM. . the weather forecast doen't look very promising for the next few days but we'll see how it looks in the morning to decide what we do, we might be here a couple of days, if the forecast is correct.
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comparing it to the dump truck and excavator.
Rabbit Island, this is a popular anchorage in fair weather, at the Rigolets, 35 miles east of New Orleans.