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by Simon » Tue Jul 31, 2018 8:23 pm

Awesome, warm wind and water, SWS graph showed 22-39 knots at 3:20, gusty but steadier at Nexen. Smooth knee to waist high waves near to shore, good ramps further out.
Fun day enjoyed by several other windsurfers and kite boarders!
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by LeopardSkin » Tue Jul 31, 2018 8:38 pm

Fun fact: Nexen has been renamed Newport Beach!
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by Adrian L » Tue Jul 31, 2018 9:04 pm

LeopardSkin wrote:Fun fact: Nexen has been renamed Newport Beach!

What? Lol
Man i wish i could have swung it today... Tomorrow too maybe good. Can't make it either.
Glad you scored Simon and the lot of ya's
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by morrison » Wed Aug 01, 2018 6:40 am

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LeopardSkin wrote:Fun fact: Nexen has been renamed Newport Beach!


A guy from the district explained it as a "rebranding" due to the negative chemical plant connotation of Nexen.
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by Brian C » Wed Aug 01, 2018 8:58 am

Yesterday was a textbook day that followed the formula for when it nukes at Squamish and Nexen: the beginning of a cooling trend after a heatwave, and still very hot in the interior. Often very gusty at the Spit due to a westerly can’t, but better wind and waves at Nexen.
I had a blast on my flattened 5.0 with a small board. Should have rigged down to 4.5 or 4.2 but didn’t want to come in!
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