DEC 26/27th

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DEC 26/27th

Postby FSP » Tue Dec 20, 2011 6:47 pm

Santa gotta little present comin a day to 2 late. SH then MC....could it be?
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Re: DEC 26/27th

Postby Pier » Fri Dec 23, 2011 1:49 pm

My fingers are crossed since few days...
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Re: DEC 26/27th

Postby Northerner » Sun Dec 25, 2011 9:43 am

Merry christmas everyone. Forecast and temps are still looking good for tomorrow. Myself and a few others are looking to hit TR tomorrow for most of the day.

Marine forecast for TR
Monday
SW wind increasing to to 30 kts with gale force gusts to 35 kts. Waves 2 to 4 ft building to 4 to 7 ft in the afternoon. Mostly sunny. A Small Craft Advisory may be needed.

I'm hoping for some nice 8 meter riding with flat water at first and then smooth beautiful chest to head high waves.

Good luck tomorrow to all that are going to ride and push the season.
I'd rather be Rollerblading
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Re: DEC 26/27th

Postby jpavy » Sun Dec 25, 2011 10:50 am

MC Looking good Today!! Anybody going?
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Re: DEC 26/27th

Postby Kevin » Sun Dec 25, 2011 1:04 pm

I am really hoping for a SW to shape up tomorrow (Monday 12/26) for a South Haven road trip.
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Re: DEC 26/27th

Postby grimace » Sun Dec 25, 2011 9:00 pm

Might head down to TR and meet up with some of you guys... depends if I wake up from this food coma...

What time are you heading there?
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Re: DEC 26/27th

Postby Pier » Mon Dec 26, 2011 11:58 pm

Awesome session at Holland today!

48F + Sunny + 22 to 25kts + classic fat clean waves (Holland Trade Mark...)

It's Dec 26th and I still can't believe it...
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Re: DEC 26/27th

Postby Kevin » Tue Dec 27, 2011 9:20 am

I was at S Haven, a little light but fun to be out on Dec. 26. Holland looked to be better - where do you kite there? Looking at a map, maybe Holland State Park, just north of the jetty?
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Re: DEC 26/27th

Postby Pier » Tue Dec 27, 2011 9:36 am

Holland State Park, just north of the Jetty.

When it's SSW South Haven doesn't work very well, drive 30 mins more and you will be rewarded.

Miller today?
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Re: DEC 26/27th

Postby ironben » Tue Dec 27, 2011 9:44 am

today is a day!
i am going hopefully Miller or somewhere Indiana
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Re: DEC 26/27th

Postby ironben » Tue Dec 27, 2011 10:03 pm

We got it good today at Miller; John, me and guy we met Shone.
Started to build as the forecast predicted, from 12m to 7m in no time, buy 4 pm it was nuking, wave were getting bigger buy the minute.
Surprisingly felt warm even though was snowing sometime.
see you later this week! LOL
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Re: DEC 26/27th

Postby Pier » Tue Dec 27, 2011 11:08 pm

Glad you guys got it good, I missed out badly today...got stuck at work...grr

It's not over yet!

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Re: DEC 26/27th

Postby xwindsurf » Wed Dec 28, 2011 7:59 pm

Guys,
Beware, at one point FCC will ban this site for promoting masochistic activities without explicitly banning participation of the minors...
Seriously... hats off but isn't it freaking cold out there, no matter how you want to brave it???
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Re: DEC 26/27th

Postby ironben » Wed Dec 28, 2011 10:38 pm

xwindsurf wrote:Guys,
Seriously... hats off but isn't it freaking cold out there, no matter how you want to brave it???


It is really not that bad, i will say it's comfortable; maybe if you break down and have to swim back without gloves would suck but putting that aside it is like a snowboarding if you have right gear!
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Re: DEC 26/27th

Postby jensmadwind » Thu Dec 29, 2011 10:35 am

yep its all about the right gear and the right attitude.

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Re: DEC 26/27th

Postby ironben » Thu Dec 29, 2011 10:37 am

lol
Sweet photo, I like your video (facebook)too.
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Re: DEC 26/27th

Postby jensmadwind » Thu Dec 29, 2011 11:11 am

greg was shooting the same scene from a diffent angle

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Re: DEC 26/27th

Postby xwindsurf » Thu Dec 29, 2011 11:53 am

Ha! Now I understand what you mean by "right gear" -
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuclear_icebreaker
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