8/9/11

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8/9/11

Postby kitenick » Mon Aug 08, 2011 12:11 pm

Lake Street Beach anyone?
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Re: 8/9/11

Postby maly » Mon Aug 08, 2011 1:12 pm

I'll be there around 4 pm.
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Re: 8/9/11

Postby zulutimer » Mon Aug 08, 2011 1:16 pm

I'll get out there by 3ish, but might check out Michigan City first. Might be a good day for waves to set up around the pier.
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Re: 8/9/11

Postby adseguy » Mon Aug 08, 2011 3:59 pm

Forecast model is really strange. Anyone else see this on the Great lakes forecast.

I'll decide tomorrow. I wouldn't mind a Lake Street session though.
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Re: 8/9/11

Postby xwindsurf » Mon Aug 08, 2011 8:12 pm

If it works out, Lake Street Beach for me too, probably by 2:30-3
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Re: 8/9/11

Postby skysurfr » Tue Aug 09, 2011 9:12 am

Are Fred Grady and Aunt Ester still sitting there collecting $20 to park at Lake Street? That's the jetski launch right?
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It was less nextdoor at Pier Marquette Park, 1000M east.

Beverly Shores Beaches... free.

M-City pay to park as well.

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Re: 8/9/11

Postby alarmclock71 » Tue Aug 09, 2011 9:23 am

I should be able to jett from the office today around 3:30, which would put my landing time around 5fish. I hope to see you guys there (Lake Street beach?) today if winds hold.
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Re: 8/9/11 wolf lake

Postby bigdaddy » Tue Aug 09, 2011 9:37 am

i,m going to check out wolf about noon
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Re: 8/9/11

Postby skysurfr » Tue Aug 09, 2011 9:45 am

Wolfie will be straigh onshore.

Come meet us on the big water big daddy!

If it's west, it will be butter flat at Miller, Beverley, and small waves at MC.
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Re: 8/9/11

Postby zulutimer » Tue Aug 09, 2011 9:45 am

Forget the fees wind killer, where are YOU going?
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Re: 8/9/11

Postby bigdaddy » Tue Aug 09, 2011 9:58 am

mike are you going to miller and if so what time
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Re: 8/9/11

Postby skysurfr » Tue Aug 09, 2011 10:44 am

Where ever you go...wind magnet! (Paul Zulutimer))
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Re: 8/9/11

Postby adseguy » Tue Aug 09, 2011 10:56 am

I'm going to go to Miller (the partheon). Should be Straight west and maybe a hint of North. No storms in sight and a nice sunny day.

let's all go there!!! I'll head out around 1. Who's in for going to the Partheon (it's free :wink: )
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Re: 8/9/11

Postby skysurfr » Tue Aug 09, 2011 11:03 am

They usually block off the enterance to the PArthenon and make you go to the main lot now and pay a few bucks. Which is fine, its safer and stops those up to no good from cruising the lots.

I'll head there as well....
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Re: 8/9/11

Postby xwindsurf » Tue Aug 09, 2011 11:06 am

Main lot at Lake Street Beach? Let's make sure we're making about the same place.
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Re: 8/9/11

Postby WaWaZat » Tue Aug 09, 2011 11:14 am

xwindsurf wrote:Main lot at Lake Street Beach? Let's make sure we're making about the same place.

No, Miller Beach (Marquette Park)... the next beach east; http://www.chicagokitesurfing.com/wheretoride/indiana.html

Hopefully it won't be offshore there. Gonna check with others for a report before I leave at 2:30, otherwise further East, where the shoreline starts sloping a bit North, might be the call.
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Re: 8/9/11

Postby skysurfr » Tue Aug 09, 2011 11:17 am

No your not talking about the same place:

Lake St Beach is at the end of the road in Miller.

Marquette PArk is next door to the east. It's about 1000 yards east of Lake Street / Miller.
Inside the park, served by a one way loop road, there is a bathing pavillion from the 40"'s that looks like Soldier Field...or the PArthenon.
If thats blocked off, the main lot is just before you reach the PArthenon, behind a small stone wall. We usually park at the fat upwind end, toward the PArthenon.... if the PArthenon free parking is closed, then you have to do another loop of the one way road to get back to the main lot.

http://www.chicagokitesurfing.com/where ... diana.html

There's a map and directions to both Miller/ Lake Street and Marquette.
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Re: 8/9/11

Postby skysurfr » Tue Aug 09, 2011 11:19 am

It's perfect Marquette or Miller conditions...turning slightly off west toward north.... 280 degrees at 15 kts gusting to 25 from 1pm...

KGYY 091545Z 25010G20KT 12SM FEW030 26/20 A2969

KGYY 091601Z 0916/1012 26012G20KT P6SM FEW035
FM091800 28015G25KT P6SM SCT040 BKN250
FM100200 30011KT P6SM SCT040
FM100400 33007KT P6SM SCT250
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Re: 8/9/11

Postby alarmclock71 » Tue Aug 09, 2011 11:23 am

Which location then, A or B? Look at the map I attached. I think the location A is where you pay only few bucks in it is better if the winds are straight west.
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Re: 8/9/11

Postby Like To Kite » Tue Aug 09, 2011 12:44 pm

I think I will choose the Letter A today! I usually park on the West/Upwind side of the parking lot. Here's the google maps link for anyone that needs help finding the place.

http://maps.google.com/maps?q=41.620094,-87.255929&ll=41.620399,-87.255907&spn=0.009063,0.021136&sll=41.619533,-87.254276&sspn=0.009063,0.021136&num=1&t=h&z=16

Looking forward to seeing you there!

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