7/1 - Michigan City?

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7/1 - Michigan City?

Postby kitenick » Mon Jun 30, 2014 12:58 pm

tomorrow at about 2:00pm. anyone in???
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Re: 7/1 - Michigan City?

Postby adseguy » Mon Jun 30, 2014 1:47 pm

I'll be there.
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Re: 7/1 - Michigan City?

Postby kitenick » Tue Jul 01, 2014 7:26 am

looks like it may be fizziling out at mc. I am going stop at miller and see it conditions are good enough to kite. if so I will stay there, if not Ill go to mc.

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Re: 7/1 - Michigan City?

Postby adseguy » Tue Jul 01, 2014 7:33 am

Miller will be offshore easily by afternoon so I'm still headed to MC
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Re: 7/1 - Michigan City?

Postby adseguy » Tue Jul 01, 2014 7:57 am

It won't fizzle out, but it could get thermal blocked. If that happens, I will head back towards Wolf Lake. Always works well on a WSW
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Re: 7/1 - Michigan City?

Postby jkjaeschke » Tue Jul 01, 2014 8:02 am

Heading out to MC as well.
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Re: 7/1 - Michigan City?

Postby FSP » Tue Jul 01, 2014 9:51 am

Free parking can be found in a lot next to my building on the beach. My building is the giant one just at end of mc public
Beach. The lot is to the north of my building, brand new, close to water and free. It's a big party beach so don't and I mean don't be a fool near anyone swimming.
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Re: 7/1 - Michigan City?

Postby jkjaeschke » Tue Jul 01, 2014 11:08 am

At mc. Water is super flat and maybe blowing 12. Debating heading further north...
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Re: 7/1 - Michigan City?

Postby johnm » Tue Jul 01, 2014 12:52 pm

Anybody having any luck finding a place to ride from mc to st joe?
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Re: 7/1 - Michigan City?

Postby caseywindmill » Wed Jul 02, 2014 6:34 am

South haven was awesome from 7:30-5:30. Nobody
Ever believes me. Board shorts on the big lake. Water
Temps above 70 there yesterday. About 10-12 riders.
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Re: 7/1 - Michigan City?

Postby Eric A. » Wed Jul 02, 2014 10:17 am

SoHa is always awesome! Wait until you get a taste of El Norte in the fall. That's when she shows her true colors.
Glad you got some action! I could see some kites up at the pier. I was downwind a few miles at my secret spot. Daisy dog got a great day on the beach all day chasing me down and swimming. She slept the whole way home. Powered 12m all day. Pretty nice.
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Re: 7/1 - Michigan City?

Postby Kabalerror » Wed Jul 02, 2014 3:53 pm

It was about of dozen of us in MC yesterday.
Arrived at 13:00, it started to work at 1500ish.
Wind was at west perfect angle, however it was killed by thermal a few times.
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Re: 7/1 - Michigan City?

Postby FSP » Wed Jul 02, 2014 8:07 pm

Kabalerror wrote:Wind was at west perfect angle, however it was killed by thermal a few times.


for future reference wind was actually sw (side at best. (West is side on). The meter had it even ssw at times during the 1300 to 1500 at times. Deal is, the sw can get pulled pretty side shore in the summer and be pretty off shore on those same sw winds other times of year. This is nice to know, rather than having to go another hour or more north if you cant do the drive.

Also tends to last longer thru the day then South Haven, with the drawback it is gusty on the shore.
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