Point Fermin, San Pedro

LOCATION:

Southern tip of the Palos Verdes Peninsula.

MAP INFORMATION:

33.7072N, 118.2948W    topozone.com link    Google Earth Placemark

FAVORABLE WINDS:

SW winds work best. Point Conception (NW up the coast) causes offshore winds from the NW to curve inland so NNW to WNW offshore winds frequently result in good flying conditions.

WEATHER OBSERVATION LINKS:

San Pedro, (Mesonet: APRSWXNET/CWOP), 0.4 mi. NNE of slope on top of the hill.

Marine Exchange, (PortSource), 350 feet above Point Fermin
Point Vicente Live WX, 6 mi. WNW of slope.

WEATHER FORECAST LINKS:

National Weather Service Area Discussion    National Weather Service Zone Forecast

NOAA Coastal Waters Forecast    National Weather Service Graphical Forecast Map

GENERAL NOTES:

Legendary lift. LZ is on hillside across Paseo Del Mar. Please don't land in the park and no combat.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS:

Starting point: Southbound Harbor Freeway (I-110): Take the I-110 all the way to the south end where it dead-ends into Gaffey St and turn LEFT. Go S on Gaffey St for 2.7 mi. to Shepard St and turn RIGHT. Park in lot to the right or on street. Flying area is just to the right of the gazebo near the street.

GPS WAYPOINTS:

33.74616, -118.29227    End of I-110 at Gaffey St.
33.70698, -118.29289    Junction of Gaffey St. & Shepard St.
33.70758, -118.29477    Flying Area.

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