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It is located under near the road, under the stile.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 16px;\"\u003eThere is a sea breeze influence most afternoons in spring and summer. This can be great to soar but be aware that it can come roaring in.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 16px;\"\u003eIn northerly winds, the windsock may indicate a more easterly airflow, as if coming up the face of launch. Check the wind station for a more accurate reading.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 16px;\"\u003eIn southerly winds, potential for rotor on northern side of the southern ridge.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 16px;\"\u003eBe aware of valley wind effect in bombout when coming into land. 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Perform little passes back towards launch to ascertain the strength of the wind, before venturing further towards the northern bowl.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 16px;\"\u003eThere is commonly a wind gradient on landing, which can be severe in the last 50 feet.\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 16px;\"\u003eIf going XC from Beechmont, in moderate winds there is no safe landing until Hinchcliffe bombout,\u003c/span\u003e\u003c/li\u003e\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan style=\"font-size: 16px;\"\u003eThe Prison Farm land on the southern side of the spur is a more suitable landing area for those pilots wishing to land short and walk back up. 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