Friday, September 6, 2013

Good Luck to Big Shoulders and Ironman Participants!

Next Swims:  Although many of us have events this weekend there will still be swimming at Klode
Saturday and Sunday 9/7 and 9/8, 8AM both days

Last Swims:  Thursday 9/5 6AM and 6PM
Water Temp:  67
Waves:  2-3 feet, very choppy and irregular
Water Clarity:  Mucky gunky and skunky near shore, better further out
Crew:  Diablo, Showgirl, Bubba, Brent, Big Show, David, Cap'n, Patriarch, and Sir James on his own at 6PM
Wetsuit/ Skin Count: 2/7

Friday 9/6 6AM
Water Temp: 66 at the beach, but it seemed much warmer further out
Waves:  gentle rollers
Water Clairity:  Still gunky near shore, but clearer and improving offshore
Crew: Nivens McTwist, Showgirl, Cap'n, Diablo, Patriarch
Wetsuit/Skin Count 1/4

Good luck to all those participating in Big Shoulders and Ironman this weekend.  This may be the climax of the swim season for some, but there still should be lots of good swimming left.  See you on the beach.  

P.S.  I am driving down to Big Shoulders early Saturday morning with Jack Frost.  If anyone else needs a ride let me know.


Waterbug08 said...

I swam today at about 3 pm. 1-2+ ft waves, super choppy and irregular. fast current. 12 min to mudslide, 22 min back. no clarity, really mucky. around 67?68? degrees. ill be driving down tomorrow as well. Good luck to you all!

Diablo said...

Saturday, 7 September, Report
Kru: Lorraine, Showgirl, Cal Girl, Kim, Dan, Gumdrop and Diablo.
Water: Mid 60's. Cooler by Deadwood.
Water Clarity: Clear offshore.
Waves: flat
Skin/Wetsuit: 2/5

Outstanding swimming. Swam from the North-North beach. Nice sandy beach, plus we didn't have to say hello to Captn's stinky-stinky friend.
The Kru went to Orange kayak, except GD, he did a solo to Big Bay and back.