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Ocean Downwinder

Postby Ron » Thu May 23, 2013 1:15 pm

Has anyone done a half day downwinder ocean side? If so, where did you start and finish?
Anyone doing this regularly i can hook up with?

PS: let's not turn this into a popcorn thread :P
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Re: Ocean Downwinder

Postby Loscocco » Thu May 23, 2013 5:25 pm

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Re: Ocean Downwinder

Postby Aloha » Thu May 23, 2013 8:21 pm

Wind can get pretty connect the gusts as you go down the coast due to cliffs & local venturis. Way outside I'm sure it smooths out but I'm not so sure I'd want to do a downwinder way outside without a boat right on top of me ^^

An easy fun 1-2 hour session if you take your time and play along the way is Kelly to Sloat with at least 2 people / cars, if you ever want to hit one up PM me I'm down to do those whenever
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Re: Ocean Downwinder

Postby WindMuch » Thu May 23, 2013 8:38 pm

+1 for the Kelly's to Sloat downwinder. Count me in!

Be mindful that the surf can often be significantly larger in the middle of the beach and southwards towards Sloat. Sometimes waves can be easily twice as big in the middle of the beach (i.e. around Noriega St.) as they are at Kelly's

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Re: Ocean Downwinder

Postby Ron » Thu May 23, 2013 11:03 pm

Noted!
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Postby tgautier » Fri May 24, 2013 12:10 am

Kelly to Sloat is super fun. Highly recommended.
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Re: Ocean Downwinder

Postby Bulldog » Fri May 24, 2013 5:36 am

It's kind of surprising that no one has done a HMB to Waddell run with cameras and back-up skis.

I have been at Waddell when kiters came down from Gazos. I'm sure it is an amazing trip but maybe not worth the consequences of kiting over the exact spot with the highest concentration of great whites in CA (Ano Nuevo).
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Re: Ocean Downwinder

Postby Captain John » Fri May 24, 2013 12:44 pm

I'm eyeing a day to go Kelly's Cove to Sharp Park. Who's in?
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Postby tgautier » Fri May 24, 2013 7:04 pm

Let me know. I would do it.
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Re: Ocean Downwinder

Postby Aloha » Fri May 24, 2013 9:17 pm

In for Kelly's to Linda Mar
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