Fairview Park - Costa Mesa

LOCATION:

Fairview Park in Costa Mesa, CA 92626

MAP INFORMATION:

33.6606N, 117.9431W    topozone.com link    Google Earth Placemark

FAVORABLE WINDS:

W wind works best but WSW to WNW wind is flyable.

WEATHER OBSERVATION LINKS:

Huntington Beach, (Mesonet: APRSWXNET/CWOP), 1.7 mi. NW of slope.

WEATHER FORECAST LINKS:

National Weather Service Area Discussion    National Weather Service Zone Forecast

National Weather Service Graphical Forecast Map

GENERAL NOTES:

75' slope overlooking the Santa Ana River channel. Massive LZ behind slope. Lift is quite turbulent at times due to trees at the bottom of the slope but it's quite flyable. This slope is part of the Harbor Soaring Society home field and there is a frequency board at the end of Canyon Dr. near the information kiosk. Please use it!

DRIVING DIRECTIONS:

Starting point: Junction of Brookhurst St. & Hamilton Ave. in Huntington Beach: Go E over the river for .5 miles to Canyon Dr. and turn LEFT (Hamilton Ave becomes Victoria St E. of river)).
Alternate starting point:
Junction of Harbor Blvd. and Wilson St. in Costa Mesa: Go W on Wilson St. for 1.3 mi. to Canyon Dr. and turn RIGHT.
Continued from both starting points: Go N on Canyon Dr. until it dead-ends at Fairview Park.

GPS WAYPOINTS:

33.65049, -117.95360    Junction of Brookhurst St. & Hamilton Ave.
33.65232, -117.94398    Junction of Victoria St. & Canyon Dr.
33.65608, -117.91909    Junction of Harbor Blvd, & Wilson St.
33.65602, -117.94082    Junction of Wilson St. & Canyon Dr.
33.65909, -117.94082    Parking area.

All coordinates on this page are WGS84/NAD83 map datum.