Oil Leak 200 Who says the Cromarty Firth is sheltered?

Taken a while ago of the sutors, but it illustrates a point – there’s a lot of movement in the sea with a bit of an easterly blowing. Not somewhere you’d want to ships moored together trying to transfer crude oil. Of course – they say they wouldn’t conducts STS under windy conditions. But, given the transfer is over a 24 hour period, if they had started and the wind got up then does anyone think they would actually halt the operation?