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Re: Forecast

Postby le noun » Mon Nov 05, 2012 12:54 pm

A little too early to tell, but thursday is looking good.
GFS, and NAM are agreeing on northwest stormy wind.
Don't forget your umbrella for the rain. :mrgreen:
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Re: Forecast

Postby jwest21 » Mon Nov 05, 2012 9:28 pm

le noun wrote:A little too early to tell, but thursday is looking good.
GFS, and NAM are agreeing on northwest stormy wind.
Don't forget your umbrella for the rain. :mrgreen:


Northwest storm winds, is that normal? Seems like the rain shouldn't be too bad and won't arrive till late Thursday, wind should be here in the morning. Maybe I'll get out to watch some amazing wave riding... damn I can't wait to do that next season.
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Re: Forecast

Postby le noun » Mon Nov 05, 2012 9:56 pm

Not really normal. But yes, I've been riding on rainy stormy wind from the north west at 3rd ave even. My rule of thumb is: never get too far from shore since storm wind can die or ramp up really fast.
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Re: Forecast

Postby jwest21 » Mon Nov 05, 2012 11:25 pm

le noun wrote:Not really normal. But yes, I've been riding on rainy stormy wind from the north west at 3rd ave even. My rule of thumb is: never get too far from shore since storm wind can die or ramp up really fast.


OR change offshore to the southwest. Have fun landing at Alameda 3 hours later. How does Alameda usually react to a Northwest storm? I know it usually has a pretty good chance from the west to south.
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Re: Forecast

Postby le noun » Tue Nov 06, 2012 12:02 am

It usually blows on shore and gets REALLY up and down.
But I'm sure the A-towners will have more to chime in on this subject than me.
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Re: Forecast

Postby Aloha » Tue Nov 06, 2012 12:38 am

Let the bottom feeding begin

Storm riding can be shifty - always use Caution!
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Re: Forecast

Postby NCKite_Ryder » Tue Nov 06, 2012 11:46 am

kinda a funky forecast, i have to agree.

WED - Sunny & Calm turning to up and down storm winds, timing of the storm is critical. Low Teens. Glow Stix and 17's.
THURS - EARLY storm NW winds. VERY up and down, chances of Teens to low 20's at select sites. Call in sick and grab your 9m.
FRI - If clearing winds come Friday may be the best of the days. The Beach, Bodega, Third, and Alameda all have chances of being upper teens to low 20's. Winds dying off in the afternoon so get it while you can. SUPER LOW CONFIDENCE FORECAST
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Re: Forecast

Postby le noun » Tue Nov 06, 2012 11:23 pm

Aloha wrote:Let the bottom feeding begin

Storm riding can be shifty - always use Caution!

And throw it into the wind. 8)
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Re: Forecast

Postby sloughslut » Wed Nov 07, 2012 11:10 pm

Sherman was very good today without a good forcast.
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Re: Forecast

Postby tomerp » Sat Nov 10, 2012 10:49 am

anyone think third will work today (sat nov 10) ? computer forecast on ikite looks good

http://www.ikitesurf.com/windandwhere.i ... model=true
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