The forecast for the 2017 UK SUP Great Glen Paddle, (92km non-stop paddle from Fort William to Inverness), was looking good. With predicted tailwinds of 17kmph from Fort William to Fort Augustus, and a slight increase to 25kmph up Loch Ness. These winds would be much more favourable than the 30-40kmph winds of the previous year, and a new race record could be on the cards. However, the forecasters do sometimes get it wrong. Read more HERE.