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by Alton » Fri Nov 02, 2018 6:43 am

CYVR Vancouver
TAF Forecasted Nov 2 4:38 am
Fri 5am S 10g20
Fri 5am-7am W 15g25
Fri 7am W 15g25
Fri 11am W 12g22
Fri 5pm W 10g20
Sat 2am SW 5

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by gabrielb » Fri Nov 02, 2018 8:10 am

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by Ryan » Fri Nov 02, 2018 10:15 am

It's over 20 knots right now WSW.
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by ShonanDB » Fri Nov 02, 2018 10:26 am

It's 16 gusting to 29 at YVR but WSW. Jericho jumped up as well. Acadia may be sailable.
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by grantmac » Fri Nov 02, 2018 11:43 am

Absolutely bumping in Victoria and I'm stuck at work.
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by Alton » Fri Nov 02, 2018 1:22 pm

Meh ... 0.5 hrs on 12m + surfboard then a walk of shame at Spanish Banks. Wasted my first 15 minutes aborting a drift launch gone bad (tangled lines).

Struggled to keep upwind with strong flooding current and crazy ass nauseating chop. Inbound waves and rides were much more civilized. As C36 said, the wind graph is very misleading. It felt WSW 16 at best. Kite foilers and Wind foilers scored the best sessions.

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by Roxstock » Fri Nov 02, 2018 2:09 pm

The wind was much better at kits, steady side on 20 knots but choppy water. Still nice and warm, no gloves needed.
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by Brian C » Fri Nov 02, 2018 4:57 pm

Had a lot of fun at Locarno. Started on 5.0 around 1130 but soon had to switch to 6.0/110 litres. Looked like crap from the shore due to the west/WSW direction, but had a really good 1-1/2hrs out by the freighters. Fully powered, warm sun, a few nice swells and no chop. One of my better Locarno sessions this year. Let’s hope for more (and stronger) wind in Sunday!
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by grantmac » Fri Nov 02, 2018 8:01 pm

Choppy, punchy time at Cook St.
5.7/106L to start then down to my new to me 95L Quatro Quad LS.
Definitely a very different board than I'm used to, I'm stoked to get it into some proper waves soon.
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by bandito » Fri Nov 02, 2018 9:29 pm

light at ferry, rided 12m wt light twintip ok mid afternoon , others on foils and 8-10m.
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