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To Pismo or not to Pismo?

Postby elli » Thu Jun 29, 2006 3:21 pm

I am thinking of going there sometime next week after the 4th madness is over.

Is it worth taking the wind risk? I know it gets lighter down south. If a local can throw a word on average kite size and general wind conditions it would be great.

Also, is it all waves or some flatter spots around the beach?

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Postby OliverG » Thu Jun 29, 2006 7:24 pm

Pismo was awesome, I'd like to get another trip down there also, but don't know what's the wind's like either...
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Postby D » Thu Jun 29, 2006 7:40 pm

15-25 kts on Tuesday according to the NWS forecast.

http://www.wunderground.com/MAR/PZ/670.html
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Postby elli » Thu Jun 29, 2006 9:25 pm

15-25 sounds good to me. If thats what you get on the coast I am there.
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Postby Greg » Thu Jun 29, 2006 10:29 pm

Pismo is usually on-shore. The surf is mostly small sand-bar break. The inside can be super buttery and shallow. You can ride for what seems like for-ever. Dont fly kites anywhere near nesting birds!!!! BAD JU-JU!
Good up-wind skills will be very helpfull.
Email Contact Kinsly Wong of "extreme big air" with a dot com.
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Postby elli » Fri Jun 30, 2006 3:19 pm

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Postby doubledogdare » Sat Jul 01, 2006 3:45 pm

Here's a link to a spot North of Pismo/Cambria where you'll find most of the local central coast kiters. I saw Kinsley there last time I went down(He organized the kite-expo) . Nice bunch of guys! Someone even gave me bottle of "Windy Ridge" wine from a winery he worked at.

http://www.kiteboardingmag.com/article.jsp?id=8839

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Postby Sander » Sun Jul 02, 2006 7:56 am

First time I went out at Piedras Blancas I was fixated on the water as I walked my gear down, then I heard this huge fart, and looked over to see these massive elephant seals basking everywhere.
You know that's gotta be a sharky place with all them seals (snacks).
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Postby kitebored » Sun Jul 02, 2006 8:50 am

why would you leave wind to find wind?
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