Wed 5/9

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Wed 5/9

Postby WaWaZat » Tue May 08, 2012 12:13 pm

Maybe Montrose?? ... or perhaps Da Have is a better option! ???
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Re: Wed 5/9

Postby Bryce FLK » Tue May 08, 2012 3:15 pm

What time would you go to Montrose? If its on I am going to try and be there around three....
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Re: Wed 5/9

Postby WaWaZat » Tue May 08, 2012 8:21 pm

Depends on when/if it blows. Looks like the forecast has come down some for Montrose... So Haven is still lookin' good! I'd rather do Montrose though... where's our resident man on the scene Adrien been?!
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Re: Wed 5/9

Postby Bryce FLK » Wed May 09, 2012 8:10 am

Mike is this the site you use to see the wind condition out there?

http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/station_page.php?station=chii2

Its blowing good right now but its a little early for me to skip out of work
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Re: Wed 5/9

Postby adseguy » Wed May 09, 2012 9:08 am

I've been out of town for a week. Montrose doesn't look strong enough today, but I use sailflow (same as ikitesurf and those types of models) and I also use this: http://www.glerl.noaa.gov/metdata/chi/prev3.html to give me data from the ground. This guy is super accurate as it's only 3 miles away from Montrose and out in the lake. All but East direction, it's a reliable read.

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Re: Wed 5/9

Postby Kevin » Wed May 09, 2012 9:45 am

For me the two links on the front page of this website give you all you need to know:

iWindsurf Lake Michigan = current wind
Near Shore Chicago = NOAA forecast what it's going to continue to do.

Right now: blowing 10mph; forecast is 10-15 knots North
-Unfortunately that all = weak
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Re: Wed 5/9

Postby WaWaZat » Wed May 09, 2012 9:57 am

I use http://www.windalert.com but that Montrose meter seems pretty wacky at times. A few of us are headed to So Haven!!
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Re: Wed 5/9

Postby adseguy » Wed May 09, 2012 10:01 am

WaWaZat wrote:but that Montrose meter seems pretty wacky at times.


When is it wacky? Besides it being down for day a few times a year I feel that it's dead on.
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Re: Wed 5/9

Postby WaWaZat » Wed May 09, 2012 10:03 am

adseguy wrote:I've been out of town for a week. Montrose doesn't look strong enough today, but I use sailflow (same as ikitesurf and those types of models) and I also use this: http://www.glerl.noaa.gov/metdata/chi/prev3.html to give me data from the ground. This guy is super accurate as it's only 3 miles away from Montrose and out in the lake. All but East direction, it's a reliable read.

Hope you guys get some.
Phew... glad to have you back now that I've gotten my 1st real taste of Montrose recently! :D
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