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Re: Crissy field tides

Postby Tony Soprano » Mon May 26, 2014 7:43 am

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nathaniel_e wrote:Is this still true? are the currents in the anita about an hour off than the actual? http://www.iwindsurf.com/windandwhere.iws?regionID=207&siteID=214&Isection=Tides


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The tide changes first along the shore line about an hour earlier than published and then spreads all across the bay.

The seven plus kite boarders that were rescued this afternoon found out just how harsh a flood current and side offshore wind is. oo**


Yup, the more time goes by, the farther it moves into the bay, also the intensity or speed is different and the wind angle direction effects your upwind ability too.
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Re: Crissy field tides

Postby mighty » Tue May 27, 2014 10:55 pm

Tony Soprano wrote:The seven plus kite boarders that were rescued this afternoon found out just how harsh a flood current and side offshore wind is. oo**

Oh man, was that a Fire Department boat pulling people out of jail? And who were those two jetskis with? Are those guys always around helping people out?
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Re: Crissy field tides

Postby Tony Soprano » Wed May 28, 2014 6:35 am

mighty wrote:
Tony Soprano wrote:The seven plus kite boarders that were rescued this afternoon found out just how harsh a flood current and side offshore wind is. oo**

Oh man, was that a Fire Department boat pulling people out of jail? And who were those two jetskis with? Are those guys always around helping people out?


FIRE DEPARTMENT ON JET SKIES. _+_+
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Re: Crissy field tides

Postby victor » Sat May 31, 2014 9:13 am

there are a lot of exceptions but a general rule is flood=bad, ebb=good. 2 hours into the ebb=best.

time your arrival to that and check with riders coming off the water before launching. if you see them making one run and coming back it's most likely because it's not good especially if they land downwind of where they took off.
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Re: Crissy field tides

Postby ozchrisb » Mon Jun 02, 2014 9:49 am

Also if there are folks out riding foils and raceboards and the tide charts say it's flooding you might be in for a bad time on your twin tip.
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