Thursday, September 29, 2011

Solly's Breakfast Swim Friday 9/29

Next Swims: Thursday 9/29 6PM & Friday 9/30 6AM

Last Swims: Wednesday 9/28 6AM & 6PM and Thursday 9/29 6AM

9/28 AM Conditions:
Water Temp: 60ish
Air Temp: 54 & rain
Waves: 1-3ft chop
Water Clarity: too dark to tell
Crew: Diablo, Bubba, Ben, Capt'n

9/28 PM Conditions:
Water Temp: 60ish
Air Temp: 58 & partly cloudy
Waves: 1ft
Water Clarity: stirred-up
Crew: The Patriarch, Diablo, Kahuna

9/29 AM Conditions:
Water Temp: 60ish
Air Temp: 52 & partly cloudy
Waves: calm
Water Clarity: cloudy
Crew: Diablo, Kahuna, Bubba, Flipper, Capt'n

To celebrate what should be our 100th consecutive day of swimming the crew plans to go out for a Solly's breakfast following Friday's AM swim. We are also very close to hitting 1000 on our plank counter. The count is currently at 981....just 19 more swimmers are needed to hit this historic total!

This morning's swim was a very pleasant change of pace for us this week. For the first time this week we weren't greeted by dark clouds, rain and choppy conditions. Instead this morning we were treated to a bright horizon, a glass like lake surface and a spectacular sunrise if you were willing to log a longer swim. The entire crew walked the plank and swam skin with the exception of Kahuna and I. After logging a journey up to Cedar Grove and back I ditched my wetsuit and continued my journey down to South-South beach accompanied by Bubba and Flipper. This was our 88th official skin swim of the year and may be the latest in the season that we've logged a skin swim.

5 comments:

The Patriarch said...

The Lake has heard your whining about dark clouds, rain, and choppy water. Here is Her answer: http://www.crh.noaa.gov/product.php?site=MKX&product=NSH&issuedby=MKX

Jeff said...

If you guys aren't going out in 14ft seas, then dangit, maybe I will. Y'all are nothin' but a bunch of whiny landlubbers...do you s'pose the water temps be above 60?

FRIDAY...NORTHWEST GALES TO 35 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
40 KNOTS BECOMING NORTH 15 TO 25 KNOTS WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
30 KNOTS. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. WAVES 10 TO
14 FEET.

Kahuna said...

Yikes.

Chris said...

I stopped by (but didn't swim) on Thursday morning. It was part of my inspiration for this blog post: http://killthegator.blogspot.com/2011/09/circles.html. Oh yeah, and there are several photos I took while at Klode of the crew swimming.

Kahuna said...

Captain be having a tough time keeping his dates straight.