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Where to sail?

Mar 4, 2011 by windfool

Does anyone know who to call or what to look for in wind for Cape San Blas.? Tomorrow could be good? Thanks, Matt Andrews



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Date: 09/05/2011
From: fhawk

Gary Tucker and I drove over to CSB on Saturday (Sept 3) trying to catch sideshore conditions. The wind was so flukey, it looked like it would be hard to make it out. Squalls came through and kicked it up, but in 15 min, it would go way offshore,and die completely in the break. Raining a lot, and freezing cold standing there. Two surfers drove all the way from Gainesville, but the surf was pretty closed out, and not very good form. They were pretty pissed about the conditions. About shoulder high on the inside, and head on the outside break. Of course it blew hard today (30-45) at Alligator Pt, and waves were head on the outside. Maxed on a 3.7 and the JP Twinser/Quad 74 worked very well in very tough conditions. Pretty dead onshore, so a bit tricky making it out (hard to believe, eh). Yesterday at AP was 19-24 SE mostly, with a few nice waist-high waves. If it goes WSW on Tues, then SGI may be doable. If your suscribe to iwindsurf, they have a meter on SGI, although it is down sporadically. Fred Hawkes (850-443-9512)
Date: 09/03/2011
From: Linda

Tides a challenge this weekend but Shell Point may be best option. Looks like the rough weather may be more to the west of Apalachee bay.
Date: 09/02/2011
From: windfool

Looks like Lee may blow hard Sunday thru Tues. Probably out of the South, Ya'all know where to go when its straight onshore? I'd love to find some side shore wind. Thanks matt
Date: 03/07/2011
From: Chris Voith

I like these: http://www.iwindsurf.com/windandwhere.iws?regionID=1751&location_id=1167&Isection=Forecast+Graphs http://www.rentalscapesanblas.com/webcam.htm http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lat=29.729799972602223&lon=-85.4022216796875&site=tae&smap=1&unit=0&lg=en&FcstType=text
Date: 03/04/2011
From: DMac3998

I don't know anyone locally but it looks good either day. Look at Port St. Joe - same area. Below is what windfinder says for Port St. Joe: Saturday March 5 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h Wind speed (mph) 14 14 14 16 16 13 12 12 Wind gusts (mph) 26 25 24 23 21 18 21 23 Sunday March 6 01h 04h 07h 10h 13h 16h 19h 22h Wind direction Wind speed (mph) 14 15 15 12 13 12 12 13 Wind gusts (mph) 26 26 28 15 14 15 17 21 Donna.
Date: 03/04/2011
From: windfool

Thanks! I've been lookin at that. Kinda new to the area, if its windy here is it windy in St. George and the CApe??? What do you think about tomorrow or Sunday? Matt
Date: 03/04/2011
From: DMac3998

Hey Matt, try windfinder.com



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