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 Sherman Island

USA, California

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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Precision: Approximate

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Latitude: 38° 3.42' N
Longitude: 121° 47.527' W

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English (Translate this text in English): Sherman Island is about an hour drive inland from San Francisco.

Sherman Island is about an hour drive inland from San Francisco.

English (Translate this text in English): Sherman Island is about an hour drive inland from San Francisco.

English (Translate this text in English): Sherman Island is about an hour drive inland from San Francisco.

English (Translate this text in English): Sherman Island is about an hour drive inland from San Francisco.

Distance to a city Take a car

Access time Instant access (< 5min)

Easy to find? Easy to find

Public access? Public access

Special access No access issues

 Kite Spot Characteristics

Alternative name Rio Vista

Spot quality Great

Experience Established

Type River

Kite/wind? Good for KiteSurf, Good for WindSurf

Style Freestyle, Freeride, Bump & Jump, Long distance, Speed

Day timing  

Dangers Other water craft, Visible hazards, Current 

Week crowd Few surfers

Week-end crowd Ultra crowded

Environment

Water quality Clean

Current Strong ( > 2 knots)

Bottom Sandy

Tide No tide dependency

Amenities

Local wind

Type Thermal wind

Force 

Main dir. SouthWest

Best dir. SouthWest

Best dir. relative Onshore

Period From April to September

More infos 

English (Translate this text in English): Steady and solid.

Steady and solid.

English (Translate this text in English): Steady and solid.

English (Translate this text in English): Steady and solid.

English (Translate this text in English): Steady and solid.

 Additional Information

English (Translate this text in English): This launch is not for beginners, as there is little room for error.

This launch is not for beginners, as there is little room for error.

English (Translate this text in English): This launch is not for beginners, as there is little room for error.

English (Translate this text in English): This launch is not for beginners, as there is little room for error.

English (Translate this text in English): This launch is not for beginners, as there is little room for error.

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Sherman Island
United States of America

Sherman Island
United States of America

Sherman Island
United States of America

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By richard T , 03-05-2009

beginner - i am 45 min from Bodega and 1.5 hour from Sherman. We have tide issues in Bodega but is Sherman better for beginners ?

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