Wind Friday, July 9

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Wind Friday, July 9

The NWS forecast looks promising, so if the rain holds off and the wind picks up, I plan to sail after lunch at Van Pugh.

Update: I'm holding off until after thunderstorms pass through. Maybe tomorrow??

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Re: Wind Friday, July 9

Me too.

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Re: Wind Friday, July 9

I hope to sail; where based on degrees .
Gene, the degrees expert: enough N for VP or OF better?

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Re: Wind Friday, July 9

1ish for me.
Probably at VP.

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Re: Wind Friday, July 9

OF is always better 🤪. Some kiters will be there, weather permitting in the afternoon.

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Re: Wind Friday, July 9
Rogierkite wrote:

OF is always better 🤪. Some kiters will be there, weather permitting in the afternoon.

If the wind is steady, maybe we'll pop over and say hello. Biggrin

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Re: Wind Friday, July 9

Going to be good today, I'm out of town for the weekend, you're welcome.

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Gene, the degrees expert: enough N for VP or OF better?

320 degrees or at least 300 degrees, Van Pugh.
Less than 300, Old Federal

Gene

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gene_mathis wrote:

Going to be good today, I'm out of town for the weekend, you're welcome.

Quote: Gene, the degrees expert: enough N for VP or OF better?

320 degrees or at least 300 degrees, Van Pugh. Less than 300, Old Federal

Gene

Your timing sucks…i get the rule but who is going to tell me the actual degrees today? You call a phone number or something like that? Enjoy your visit/ trip
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Re: Wind Friday, July 9

770-532-4687

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gene_mathis wrote:

770-532-4687

"Gilmer Memorial Airport, Gainesville, GA, Weather Observation 1432 zulu..."

I haven't heard it in a year and it still rings in my mind. Before we had rich internet resources, this was the ONLY way to get a good indication of what was going on at the lake. I have no idea how I came across the number but it was like finding the opening to a treasure cave.

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Re: Wind Friday, July 9

If you look at the web page that give the hourly or 5 minute readinds and click the raw observations link you will be able to see the direction in degrees.

What happens in a black hole stays in a black hole.

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Re: Wind Friday, July 9

Should have gone this morning. Nasty line of showers to the north slowly dropping down. Shok

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Re: Wind Friday, July 9

@ Van Pugh
Some caps upwind

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Re: Wind Friday, July 9

Came in before gust front hit Good
Hamdi and Langdon hanging on still Shok

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Re: Wind Friday, July 9

Oy

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Re: Wind Friday, July 9

It did get a bit breezy.

The thunder kept most of that pesky boat traffic at bay.

I had a good time...there was some decent swell South of VP in front of the little islands

I99/5.7m (could have used the 4.7m)
Hamdi was holding down the 6.4m

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