Last Week – Close: Saturday ended up being windier than forecast. There were reports of kiteboarding north of Muskegon and Ludington. Sunday was pretty much right on. Maybe got a little windier early than I thought it would.
Tally So Far: Nailed It – 3, Close – 10, Way Off – 0
Water Temp: Mid 60’s to upper 50’s from south to north along the lakeshore. Pockets of cooler and warmer water can be found though.
Today: North west winds this afternoon from Muskegon down to Holland in the 15 to 20 knot range. Nice waves in the 3 to 6 foot range also. This is about all the wind we’ll have for the next few days it looks like.
Saturday: Light and variable winds.
Sunday: Light and variable winds
4th of July: Light and variable winds. I guess it’s good for fireworks.
This past Tuesday we had a really good ride afterwork doing a downwinder from Grand Haven to Port Sheldon. We were out on our 10m and 8m kites which was perfect for the wind for 3/4 of the trip. By time we got on the last stretch the wind came down a little and we had to work to get to the end, but totally worth it!
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