This Weekend? 8/6 & 8/7

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This Weekend? 8/6 & 8/7

Postby winter234 » Fri Aug 05, 2011 10:43 pm

Any thoughts about this weekend?
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Re: This Weekend? 8/6 & 8/7

Postby gbleck » Sat Aug 06, 2011 11:19 am

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Re: This Weekend? 8/6 & 8/7

Postby xwindsurf » Sat Aug 06, 2011 1:06 pm

Sunday afternoon or Monday might be a different story though...
Rest Of Today (Sat)
Variable winds less than 10 kt becoming northeast. Scattered showers...mainly this morning. Waves 2 ft or less.
Tonight
Northeast winds 5 to 10 kt becoming southwest after midnight. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 ft or less.
Sunday
Southwest winds 10 to 20 kt. Chance of showers and thunderstorms. Waves building to 1 to 3 ft.
Sunday Night
Northwest winds 10 to 20 kt increasing to 20 to 25 kt. Partly cloudy. Waves 1 to 3 ft building to 3 to 5 ft in the late evening and overnight. A Small Craft Advisory will likely be needed.
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Re: This Weekend? 8/6 & 8/7

Postby IVO » Sat Aug 06, 2011 9:31 pm

I like that idea Tom,lets see what tmr will bring!

Maybe sunset session at MC on butter 8)
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Re: This Weekend? 8/6 & 8/7

Postby MIXWELL » Sun Aug 07, 2011 12:24 pm

Hello My name is Blake, I am now moved back to Lake Geneva,WI from 7 years in Portland, OR and Hood River.I am an experienced rider looking for new peeps to throwdown with...Could a sundown sesh be possible today? How about tomorrow? They are my only 2 days off this week :x If i am off work I will always be down to meet up to sesh... holler anytime 503-490-7550 :!:
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Re: This Weekend? 8/6 & 8/7

Postby xwindsurf » Mon Aug 08, 2011 9:01 am

Blake,
No response only because you could see for yourself how the forecast got downgraded, and then the storms rolled in.
Unfortunately, it doesn't look any better for today...
Until next time then, and I'm sure many folks will take you up on your offer
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Re: This Weekend? 8/6 & 8/7

Postby West » Mon Aug 08, 2011 10:24 am

Blake,

Welcome back...........although you can kite Lake Geneva, Delavan and Silver lake....the kiting is much better around Milwaukee, over in Madison and up in Sheboygan. There are solid crews kiting those areas, and quite regularly I might add.

Just get ready to do a little travelin' to get the good winds. Happy kiting and look forward to meeting you at the beach.

Snowkiting can be good around Geneva come winter.... 8)
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