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"Average" sea conditions in Western Sound

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Can one say on "average" the western sound on the CT side, maybe Port Chester to Norwalk, is no greater than 1-2 foot seas? I am trying to get a realistic expectation of the conditions, hence the necessary boat. (I am aware the bigger the better, but the budget doesn't provide for a ship just now.)
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Sea Conditions

I fish out of Port Chester and am a regular in the sots you referenced. It is realistic to believe that a 22-footer will allow you to fish in most sea conditions in this area. I had an 18-footer, which on the those 2-4 days just didn't cut the mustard. I now have a 24-footer and even those breezy days are very endurable and does not inhibit my ability to fish in most places. My experience in that you should expect 1-3 footers to be the norm. Most days, with very little wind, it is like a pond. There are others that are a little exciting, but it is rare to have a white cap day here. Hope it helps.
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