Alameda 16 kts in September

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Alameda 16 kts in September

Postby nbon » Tue Sep 03, 2013 5:54 pm

Had a great sesh today in A town...kinda freaky...felt like May. Been kiting for two seasons now so this seems unusual, yes?
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Re: Alameda 16 kts in September

Postby jwest21 » Tue Sep 03, 2013 5:56 pm

I know! Right?!

Wish I'd been out there, just drooling at station readings.
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Re: Alameda 16 kts in September

Postby OliverG » Tue Sep 03, 2013 6:52 pm

I know, was working in Alameda today and felt the old familiar pattern stirring - kiting wasn't an option today, but I remembered the days from years ago of having gear in the truck and being ready to go at the slightest sign. I even checked wind in the afternoon and saw 16 which is a great number at Alameda, good wind...
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Re: Alameda 16 kts in September

Postby nick_80044 » Tue Sep 03, 2013 7:11 pm

I thought about Alameda but opted for the Toll Plaza. Awesome day--I was powered up on my 9m. You know it's good when you finally have to stop because you're tired, not because the wind died.
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Re: Alameda 16 kts in September

Postby jwest21 » Tue Sep 03, 2013 7:19 pm

nick_80044 wrote:I thought about Alameda but opted for the Toll Plaza. Awesome day--I was powered up on my 9m. You know it's good when you finally have to stop because you're tired, not because the wind died.


I was looking at Berkeley readings and thinking about how amazing TP must have been! I wonder if you get any better view of the area from the new Bay Bridge span?
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Re: Alameda 16 kts in September

Postby androka » Wed Sep 04, 2013 11:01 am

not going to jinx it by saying how good it was at berkeley yesterday...
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Re: Alameda 16 kts in September

Postby jwest21 » Wed Sep 04, 2013 3:37 pm

Already in the high teens and gusting into 20s at Alameda. Maybe the new bay bridge opened some kind of intergalactic wind portal.
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Re: Re: Alameda 16 kts in September

Postby buckidge » Thu Sep 05, 2013 9:31 pm

jwest21 wrote:I wonder if you get any better view of the area from the new Bay Bridge span?


Got a pretty good view. Apparently the new bridge is good for the wind

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