Originally Posted by Rivers2Seas
Thanks for the reply. I have heard the passage
the ABC's to Columbia is one of the five worst in the world.(...)
This would be a vast overstatement.
There is an area there where, at times, it blows a bit harder than in the vicinity. But it is an easy downwind ride with the current
helping you. Nothing to fear of. Just follow the wx sources and do not go when a blow is forecast
Attached an image that will give you a general idea of where the windy area is and what gradient to expect.