SI rideable on NW?

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SI rideable on NW?

Postby oskar » Mon May 13, 2013 9:24 pm

Just saw Sherman Island will get some WNW tomorrow. Does any north wind make it too gusty or is it just a straight NW or N that makes it not rideable? Anyone riding there regularly these days? Looks to me like the season there has started!
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Re: SI rideable on NW?

Postby buckidge » Mon May 13, 2013 10:42 pm

There are number of posts on the subject. Most suggest avoiding on days with too much North, both for safety concerns (i.e. not many rescue options to the south of the launch) and on that it's gusty.
That said, I had a great day there a while ago on NNW. It was fun because it was strong and had the place to myself and one other guy. Those very things made it feel sketchy though too.
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Re: SI rideable on NW?

Postby oskar » Mon May 13, 2013 11:51 pm

Awesome, thanks! Probably heading up there tomorrow.
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Re: SI rideable on NW?

Postby OliverG » Tue May 14, 2013 7:10 am

Marker 10 is 21W, Marker 14 is 23 WSW, looks perfect. May fade later, but looks good.
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Re: SI rideable on NW?

Postby WindMuch » Tue May 14, 2013 9:07 am

Flooding this afternoon though:

Slack, Flood Begins 2:41 PM 0.00 knots
Max Flood 6:34 PM 0.97 knots
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