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From the Pac NW elist. Almost to Canada and warmer than us. On the other hand, 23 gusting to 57... Shok

Yeah, I'm good where I am.

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From the Pac NW elist. Almost to Canada and warmer than us. On the other hand, 23 gusting to 57... Shok

Yeah, I'm good where I am.

Sure about that? I think it might be better there than here (if you believe both forecasts. I don't believe them, at least not the gusts.)

There is no off season.

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From the Pac NW elist. Almost to Canada and warmer than us. On the other hand, 23 gusting to 57... Shok

Yeah, I'm good where I am.

Sure about that? I think it might be better there than here (if you believe both forecasts. I don't believe them, at least not the gusts.)

iWindsurf is a lovely service for many spots. Not here, though, imho. I'm really hoping they're wrong because with our hardwoods and wet soil, that would be mayhem.

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I’m not sure of the exact location of this report. I have visited my family out there and was on Puget Sound in a boat observing a windsurfer wearing a survival suit many miles from shore in 45 mph winds recorded by the skipper. An hour after this time the wind dropped to 10mph. Factor in 4-6 knot currents or more. You could be in some kind of trouble in minutes.
Final thought for tonight- the buddy system could be your only link to survival

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iWindsurf is a lovely service for many spots. Not here, though, imho. I'm really hoping they're wrong because with our hardwoods and wet soil, that would be mayhem.

I can think of a few places that could get by with less trees.....but NIMBY, of course.

There is no off season.

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iWindsurf is a lovely service for many spots. Not here, though, imho. I'm really hoping they're wrong because with our hardwoods and wet soil, that would be mayhem.

I can think of a few places that could get by with less trees.....but NIMBY, of course.

I have no idea to what you refer... https://windsportatlanta.com/comment/47008#comment-47008

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Re: Meanwhile in Seattle

I was perusing the French foil forum and the lads in Brittany were complaining about the wind. Too much. Way too much.

A couple of pics

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webguy wrote:

iWindsurf is a lovely service for many spots. Not here, though, imho. I'm really hoping they're wrong because with our hardwoods and wet soil, that would be mayhem.

I can think of a few places that could get by with less trees.....but NIMBY, of course.

I have no idea to what you refer... https://windsportatlanta.com/comment/47008#comment-47008

Not those - they would just replant and I would have to wait another 15 years for them to grow tall enough so that only the trunks were an obstruction.

There is no off season.

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