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Windy Sunday- Where To Go?

Postby troybo13 » Sun May 05, 2013 8:12 am

Big old south wind is a blowing.
Suggestions on best location to kite?
I am thinking OB but will check 3rd Ave first.
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Re: Windy Sunday- Where To Go?

Postby Loscocco » Sun May 05, 2013 8:14 am

OB, Half Moon Bay or, or Alameda on South winds
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Re: Windy Sunday- Where To Go?

Postby jrg » Sun May 05, 2013 8:17 am

3rd will not work today - gusty offshore winds.
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Re: Windy Sunday- Where To Go?

Postby le noun » Sun May 05, 2013 8:21 am

Loscocco wrote:OB, Half Moon Bay or, or Alameda on South winds

What he said.
OB downwinder from sloat to kelly's cove.
HMB harbor butter water, but I wouldn't go on a sunday. it gets too easily crowded.
Marina bay fun session behind the sand bar.
Alameda, on a south is sooooo much fun. And probably the safest spot for somebody who wants to go out on south wind for the first time (It's usually a little more gusty than our nice thermals).

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Re: Windy Sunday- Where To Go?

Postby troybo13 » Sun May 05, 2013 8:25 am

Thanks guys!
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Re: Windy Sunday- Where To Go?

Postby lowf » Sun May 05, 2013 9:43 am

What time do you think will be the best bet for Alameda? It's showing 6mph W average right now.
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Re: Windy Sunday- Where To Go?

Postby buckidge » Sun May 05, 2013 10:04 am

lowf wrote:What time do you think will be the best bet for Alameda? It's showing 6mph W average right now.


impossible to know, but some time after noon would be a good bet.
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Re: Windy Sunday- Where To Go?

Postby le noun » Sun May 05, 2013 10:36 am

Also, look for the USS hornet sensor for alameda. The beach sensor is useless on a south wind.
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Re: Windy Sunday- Where To Go?

Postby lowf » Sun May 05, 2013 3:14 pm

Thanks for the replies!

Anyone going out today? The wind outside my house in Palo Alto sounds like it's picking up, but everywhere I look the wind readings seem different and not that good.. Which begs the question, am I looking in the right places?

3rd Ave:
http://arbor-studios.com/weather/

Alameda:
viewtopic.php?f=16&t=719
http://www.iwindsurf.com/windandwhere.i ... siteID=337

Where do you look for Half Moon Bay?
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Re: Windy Sunday- Where To Go?

Postby le noun » Sun May 05, 2013 5:25 pm

Ikitesurf membership.
Forget about third ave on south, it's off shore.
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