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  Topic: Blog: Ventura fire, Gorge, Bay, SoCal, Baja winds!
windfind

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PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Fri Dec 08, 2017 11:42 am   Subject: Blog: Ventura fire, Gorge, Bay, SoCal, Baja winds!
Regarding the baja winds, the pressure maps show the pressures stacked up tight in the northern baja but the pressures relax considerable in southern baja but still good for 5.0 winds if the clouds cl ...
  Topic: Blog: Ventura fire, Gorge, Bay, SoCal, Baja winds!
windfind

Replies: 11
Views: 1011

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Tue Dec 05, 2017 5:39 pm   Subject: Blog: Ventura fire, Gorge, Bay, SoCal, Baja winds!
What does it take for those beautiful breezes at 1000 ft to descend to the surface? The trees move occasionally in a promising manner, but never steady and strong. I'm looking at diablos and peninsula ...
  Topic: Blog: Ventura fire, Gorge, Bay, SoCal, Baja winds!
windfind

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PostForum: Northwest USA & Canada   Posted: Tue Dec 05, 2017 12:52 pm   Subject: Blog: Ventura fire, Gorge, Bay, SoCal, Baja winds!
Hi Gang,

Kerry, our forecaster who lives near the Southern California Ventura fire but is out of the fires path, is carefully watching the local wind scene. Meanwhile I am watching the overall west ...
  Topic: Blog: Ventura fire, Gorge, Bay, SoCal, Baja winds!
windfind

Replies: 11
Views: 1011

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Tue Dec 05, 2017 12:50 pm   Subject: Blog: Ventura fire, Gorge, Bay, SoCal, Baja winds!
Hi Gang,

Kerry, our forecaster who lives near the Ventura fire but is out of the fires path, is carefully watching the local wind scene. Meanwhile I am watching the overall west coast wind situatio ...
  Topic: New Sensors in the bay
windfind

Replies: 4
Views: 823

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Tue Nov 28, 2017 12:15 pm   Subject: New Sensors in the bay
Hi Sailtildark & Eric,

Right now we are considering both Berkeley Reff (right diamond in diagram below) and the Olympic Circle "D marker"

The reef marker should be better for catch ...
  Topic: New Sensors in the bay
windfind

Replies: 4
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PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:08 am   Subject: New Sensors in the bay
Hi Gwarn,

By "starting working" on a sensor means we are just looking at the physical feasibility of a sensor on a given nav. aid and if the location is useful given the overall wind pat ...
  Topic: Razor thin marine layer: the science & the beauty
windfind

Replies: 5
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PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Fri Nov 03, 2017 8:52 am   Subject: Razor thin marine layer: the science & the beauty
Hi Ernie,

It is mostly a dew point phenomena. It is common to see such a cap on Angel Island in the summer when the marine layer is thin.

Mike
iwindsurf.com/ikitesurf.com
Weatheflow.com
  Topic: New Viento sensor
windfind

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PostForum: Northwest USA & Canada   Posted: Wed Nov 01, 2017 5:19 pm   Subject: New Viento sensor
The new Viento sensor is MUCH more exposed to NW winds. While the Swell/Hatch sensor is mostly wind shadowed wind the winds are that direction.

You can really see this in the imagery below from to ...
  Topic: Razor thin marine layer: the science & the beauty
windfind

Replies: 5
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PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Sat Oct 28, 2017 12:20 pm   Subject: Razor thin marine layer: the science & the beauty
Hi Ctuna & Ernie,

Here is the link to the Bodega 449 MHz profiler:

http://met.nps.edu/~lind/profiler/bby_915.gif

There is a similar profiler at Ft. Ord which would help in the Santa Cruz ...
  Topic: Razor thin marine layer: the science & the beauty
windfind

Replies: 5
Views: 1088

PostForum: Southwest USA, Hawaii, Mexico   Posted: Fri Oct 27, 2017 11:12 am   Subject: Razor thin marine layer: the science & the beauty
Hi Gang,

Fall brings shorter days and a more acute angle of the sun so the pressure gradients are weaker. And up at ≈ 18,000 ft. the high pressure system ridge below has pancaked the marine ...
 
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