Post subject: Boracay Philippines - wind conditions in January?
Posted: Fri Oct 30, 2009 5:05 pm
Joined: Fri Oct 30, 2009 4:51 pm Posts: 4
Hi, Can you pls. tell me waht are (the average) wind condtions? If I weigh about 90 Kg what kite sites will I need there? another question: What is the wind direction. Is it side-on shore or full on shore? Thank you, Ofir
Post subject: Re: Boracay Philippines - wind conditions in January?
Posted: Sat Oct 31, 2009 12:32 am
Joined: Sun Feb 22, 2009 1:12 am Posts: 138
Wind forecast for Jan 2008. Switch the years to get an idea about averages. Wind is predominantly cross-on-shore. 9m is mostly used on the beach but the average weight of riders is way below 90. On light wind days you see mostly 12m.
Hello! Last season the wind in January was around 15-25 knot and only 3-4 days over 30 knots. All the time I used my 10m Rebel and my 7 Vegas was almost without work (I am 70 kg). The wind is not really on-shore, it blows around 45 degrees to the shore. So on-shore wind could cause problems with launching-landing only during high tide for beginners, but for others it's not a problem. Kiteregards, Vlad.
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