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4228Re: [ksurfschool] Double wind speed rule!

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  • Hung Vu
    Jun 10 5:25 PM
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      Frontal systems (occasional storms), side shore wind blowing from land
      before getting to the water.

      Hung.

      "John F. Santos" wrote:
      >
      > Just out of curiosity, what are the conditions that
      > lead to such a gusty situation?
      >
      > John Santos
      >
      > --- Hung Vu <hungvu@...> wrote:
      >
      > ---------------------------------
      > I went out today and being borderline between having
      > fun and calling it
      > quit.
      >
      > When I went home and checked the local wind meters,
      > the maximun wind
      > speed was roughly twice as much as the average wind
      > speed (15ish
      > average, 30ish gusts).
      >
      > Thus the double wind speed rule:
      >
      > "Don't kite when the gust is getting twice as
      > strong as the normal
      > wind"
      >
      > P.S., I was using my amphibious board (30 x 120 cm).
      >
      > Hung.
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