Granted the Rossport area is a good bit more sheltered.
I think, and this is only a hunch, that people get in trouble on Superior by trying to stick to a schedule. ( you know the boss will fire you if you are late back to work).When I solo I am very conservative and probably over "bail out". That said I have not yet had many total wind days. Some days are only twelve miles long though!
Its said that one in three to four days is unsuitable for paddling and that after Aug 15 the weather starts bringing storms from the west and the ill effects last for days.
Bent Shaft Canoe Paddles
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