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What is the best time to be in Brazil\Cape Town\Tarifa

Postby SaaR » Wed Dec 19, 2012 9:18 pm

I will be more happy if u say the months of the good time also..
Thanks alot,
Saar (:

BTW - what is the average of the winds in the good seasons, which kites is the ultimate to take for a guy weight 177 IBS ?

Thanks again :P
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Re: What is the best time to be in Brazil\Cape Town\Tarifa

Postby Toby » Wed Dec 19, 2012 10:44 pm

Brazil: July to January

Most riders are on 8-12 sqm kites
Also depends where you go. Jeri has 25-35 knots during high season...

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Re: What is the best time to be in Brazil\Cape Town\Tarifa

Postby SaaR » Fri Dec 21, 2012 1:05 pm

Thank you,
any more comments ?

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Re: What is the best time to be in Brazil\Cape Town\Tarifa

Postby Pippi langsamer » Fri Dec 21, 2012 4:01 pm

Cape Town

October thru to March I'd say.

Nov, Dec Jan Feb for the better winds

Avoid December though as it's VERY busy. Eveyone takes pretty much the whole month off. Accoms are boked-up, car hire is difficult, beaches/ roads are packed. Oh, water is rammed with kites too :thumb:

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Re: What is the best time to be in Brazil\Cape Town\Tarifa

Postby genoves » Fri Dec 21, 2012 9:47 pm

Tarifa

From april to august you will find 15 - 35 knots almost everyday.... try to avoid august, too many kites on the water

Very good atmosphere at night :thumb:

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Re: What is the best time to be in Brazil\Cape Town\Tarifa

Postby PAFF » Sat Dec 22, 2012 6:23 am

Cape dec-jan-feb-march
Tarifa april-may-june
Brasil NE july-aug-sep-oct-nov.

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Re: What is the best time to be in Brazil\Cape Town\Tarifa

Postby tina3009 » Sat Dec 22, 2012 10:15 am

How about the kitesizes in cape town? (which weight and kitesize?)

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Re: What is the best time to be in Brazil\Cape Town\Tarifa

Postby TheRussian » Wed Dec 26, 2012 10:34 pm

PAFF wrote:Cape dec-jan-feb-march
Tarifa april-may-june
Brasil NE july-aug-sep-oct-nov.


Sounds like an endless summer in the planning !!

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Re: What is the best time to be in Brazil\Cape Town\Tarifa

Postby robclaisse » Thu Dec 27, 2012 10:48 am

I'm in Cape Town at the moment and December is definitely the busiest on the beach with people on Holiday but on the water its not to bad at all - January is the busy month on the water, lots of kiters as everyone from Europe wants to escape the cold after Christmas :-)

Kite size wise, 6-10m kites are most used. I;m 100kg and I use a 7m & 9m on a surfboard majority of the time. I have 5m for the super wind days but so far I've just got out early before it goes really nuclear. My 11m hasn't come out of the bag yet but is worth it if you want out in earlier in the days or the non- south easterly winds (thats the trade winds).
Wind and waves have been pretty consistant - 11 out of the first 14 days were good strong wind. the last week its been a bit more sporadic but still out every other day.
Great place!

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Re: What is the best time to be in Brazil\Cape Town\Tarifa

Postby Pippi langsamer » Fri Dec 28, 2012 1:28 am

tina3009 wrote:How about the kitesizes in cape town? (which weight and kitesize?)


80kg=
7m
9m
12m

If you only have room for two, 7 n 9 definitely. 12m for early mornings or the rare days its not blowing its norks orf.....


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