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Latitude: 45° 43.33' N
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On Hwy 14, go 4 miles west of Hood River Bridge
Distance to a city Take a car
Access time Short walk from shore (< 5min)
Easy to find? OK
Public access? Public access
Special access No access issues
Alternative name The Hatch
Spot quality Good
Kite/wind? Good for WindSurf
Day timing Afternoon
Dangers Other water craft, Current
Week crowd Crowded
Week-end crowd Ultra crowded
Water quality Murky
Current Strong ( > 2 knots)
Tide No tide dependency
Camping, Hotel, Gear-Shop, Repair-Shop, Rental
Type Venturi wind
Force Medium (16 - 25 knots)
Main dir. West
Best dir. West
Best dir. relative Cross-Shore
Period From June to September
In the Columbia Gorge, wind can exceed 40 knots in this location. Don't leave your smallest kites at home.
No Dogs allowed. Very busy launch and limited parking
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