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Kitesurfing or snowkiting...if the wind's blowin'...where you goin?

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Postby mberezny » Wed Oct 20, 2010 5:03 pm

I'm not from the area... here in chicago on business, but i have my gear.
I'll be driving back east tomorrow on I94 into canada and will have some time to kite...
where's the best spot going to be tomorrow along that path?

thanks guys,
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Postby xwindsurf » Wed Oct 20, 2010 7:42 pm

Miller Beach? Michigan City? St. Joseph? Let's see if the wind direction changes as predicted, and what the really experienced guys say.
You have excellent descriptions how to get there on the forum.
I am planning to hit the water around 10 am if everything goes well.
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Postby Kevin » Wed Oct 20, 2010 8:06 pm

I'm looking to kite tomorrow, thinking Miller with NW forecast. Mark, it will as usual probably be better the further up the Michigan coast you go, hopefully people will post where they're planning to be. I'm hoping to make the shortest drive.

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Postby dewsy » Wed Oct 20, 2010 8:57 pm

I will be at miller (lake street beach) tomorrow morning with my 8 and my shinn wave.. it's going to be AWESOME!! really looks like it's shaping up nicely!! Should be rollin in around 830 or so and out by about 11, 12 at the latest..

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Postby mberezny » Wed Oct 20, 2010 10:12 pm

ok, i'm going to try to get to miller early, then i have to pick something up in romeoville at 1, if it's still windy i'll book it up the coast a bit to get a couple more hours in
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Postby WaWaZat » Thu Oct 21, 2010 8:12 am

So what's the call for Lake St?... anyone goin, or there already?
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Postby skysurfr » Thu Oct 21, 2010 10:11 am

KGYY 211445Z 30012G22KT 20SM FEW030 SCT250 11/00 A2993

KGYY 211402Z 2114/2212 29011G19KT P6SM FEW030 SCT250
FM211700 31012G21KT P6SM SCT060 SCT250
FM212300 30010KT P6SM FEW250
FM220800 32006KT P6SM SKC

12 knots gusting almost 100% to 22 knots. 51 degrees.

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Postby xwindsurf » Thu Oct 21, 2010 5:02 pm

Well, it wasn't too bad at all, until at least 1 pm, when it died down pretty quickly. I've seen clearer waves in my life - but for a guy just learning to ride in these conditions, still quite a thrill.
Thanks our Canadian Guest for keeping an eye on me when I crashed.
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