April 4 - Montrose or Waukegan

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Re: April 4 - Montrose or Waukegan

Postby ironben » Thu Apr 05, 2012 5:22 pm

4w7s wrote:
ironben wrote:April 5
I ready to leave soon. S Michigan buoy reads 6.0 M waves.
Cant wait!


are you looking at the right bouy???
6m = 19'+


lol yes good, S Michigan , now reads 7.0 m at 36 s
Just got back from zion, was great but nothing like 18 ft
04/05 4:50 PM 24.6 N/350° 29.1 38°F 41°F 23ft/36s 1019.7mb 30.11"Hg
11 RPM 12 M;09 kahoona 13.5; 10 kahoona 9.5;10 Nobile NHP 7m
Spleene164;NHP 137";Axon 6.0
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Re: April 4 - Montrose or Waukegan

Postby FSP » Thu Apr 05, 2012 10:27 pm

shoulda hit casino...it was every bit 18ft!!
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Re: April 4 - Montrose or Waukegan

Postby jensmadwind » Fri Apr 06, 2012 10:58 am

wow, casino must have looked like this then

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Up zion way we had 5+ hours of downwinders in chest to head high waves, once around the waukegan power plant the waves got smaller but super clean, offering up as many turns as your legs could handle. 10m then 8 should have been 8 then 6.Side on then becoming side shore steady wind. My centerline swivel hit me in the face right off the bat giving me a nice black eye but after that everything was great. We traded Ben for Ivo for the second downwinder and ripped down the best stretch of downwindable shoreline this side of the lake for a north wind.

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Re: April 4 - Montrose or Waukegan

Postby FSP » Fri Apr 06, 2012 11:34 am

i meant 18 foot between the waves which is just huge!! "middles" front of the pump station was bigger than that pic ya? cmon pier back me up here!!! litttle windblown on outside but inside, front of the boulders was super charged vert hits, making aerials easy to get up and outtttt! good sino day for sure.
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Re: April 4 - Montrose or Waukegan

Postby JDL » Sat Apr 07, 2012 7:16 am

Nice work on the picture, Jens. I have never enjoyed a cup of tea more.
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Re: April 4 - Montrose or Waukegan

Postby West » Sat Apr 07, 2012 12:30 pm

rarely does a picture do justice..........but the smiles on those faces, says it all..............gotta get a copy of that one for my wall, that'll stoke you up every time you look at it.........NICE job boyz............and by the way, one more full moon blowout for RYAN!!!!!!!!!!!! :wink:
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