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Datum: WGS84 [ Help ]
Latitude: 38° 3.42' N
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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
Alternative name Rio Vista
Spot quality Great
Kite/wind? Good for KiteSurf, Good for WindSurf
Style Freestyle, Freeride, Bump & Jump, Long distance, Speed
Dangers Other water craft, Visible hazards, Current
Week crowd Few surfers
Week-end crowd Ultra crowded
Water quality Clean
Current Strong ( > 2 knots)
Tide No tide dependency
Type Thermal wind
Main dir. SouthWest
Best dir. SouthWest
Best dir. relative Onshore
Period From April to September
Steady and solid.
This launch is not for beginners, as there is little room for error.
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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