Alex Buss (Kitesurf College) give us a detailed guide to assessing whether conditions are safe and suitable for kitesurfing.

Includes:
00:17 Wind quality & gusts
02:44 Venturi effect and the effect of obstacles on wind speed
03:49 Ridge lift and lofting due to climbing wind
04:31 The wind gradient
04:57 How the power of wind changes with its speed
06:00 Coastal wind directions, and how they change gust level and mobility
09:21 The basics of sea breezes and land breezes
11:34 Wind predictions and issue with changing wind
12:52 Reading the weather to predict changing wind and unstable conditions

Sun 29th Nov, 2020 @ 6:00 pm

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