The Gorge is my Gym

  • Thursday. More wind than you can shake a kite line at!

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    Temira
    Date
     July 28, 2016
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    It was pretty light all along the Columbia early this morning, and I’m not talking about daylight. I’m talking windspeed. The minimal ripples on the water were hiding a .07 (pdx-dls) gradient, and that’s enough gradient to make the forecast just a wee bit tricky. Models are suggesting 13-16 in the morning, 5-10 midd […]

  • Wednesday. Wind, wind and more wind.

    Posted by
    Temira
    Date
     July 27, 2016
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    I hope you got out on the river yesterday in that super strong wind. We’re off to a different start today, with westerlies in the single digits to mid teens. The models and gradients are disagreeing a bit this morning, which leaves me in a bit of a quandary about the forecast. With .09 (pdx-dls) and .03 (dls-psc) at 6am, I&#821 […]

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