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Storms a comin'
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Hello,

I'm interested in this trip. Just to confirm, I am scheduled to work from 8:30p - 5:00a in the Issaquah ER Thursday, Friday, and Saturday of this week. Also, would a wetsuit be enough for this trip?

Thank you,

Chris

On Nov 11, 2015, at 10:20 PM, David Ortland (ortland@nwra.com) <mailer@mail2.clubexpress.com> wrote:

Yep its going to be a big one.  Both the forecast discussion author and Cliff Mass sound downright giddy.  Check it out.
 
I've never seen a gale warning posted for two straight days before (due to a stationary front), so I am giddy too.  Winds are expected to be steady around 28 knots gusting to 35 according to the NWS.
 
The plan is to do a downwind run followed by some practice off Alki lighthouse, launching around 11am.  One possibility is to skip the downwind and join us at Alki a little later for the practice.  Launching at Alki is typically surf free and conditions can be regulated to your liking by how far you go out toward the lighthouse.  Contact me directly if interested, for details.  
Dave
 
I'm in. I think the plan to run down the coast from Lincoln Pk to Alki will test me in this weather.  I'm up for the challenge.  Tim

On Wed, Nov 11, 2015 at 10:20 PM, David Ortland (ortland@nwra.com) <mailer@mail2.clubexpress.com> wrote:
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Yep its going to be a big one.  Both the forecast discussion author and Cliff Mass sound downright giddy.  Check it out.
 
I've never seen a gale warning posted for two straight days before (due to a stationary front), so I am giddy too.  Winds are expected to be steady around 28 knots gusting to 35 according to the NWS.
 
The plan is to do a downwind run followed by some practice off Alki lighthouse, launching around 11am.  One possibility is to skip the downwind and join us at Alki a little later for the practice.  Launching at Alki is typically surf free and conditions can be regulated to your liking by how far you go out toward the lighthouse.  Contact me directly if interested, for details.  
Dave

 
Yep its going to be a big one.  Both the forecast discussion author and Cliff Mass sound downright giddy.  Check it out.
 
I've never seen a gale warning posted for two straight days before (due to a stationary front), so I am giddy too.  Winds are expected to be steady around 28 knots gusting to 35 according to the NWS.
 
The plan is to do a downwind run followed by some practice off Alki lighthouse, launching around 11am.  One possibility is to skip the downwind and join us at Alki a little later for the practice.  Launching at Alki is typically surf free and conditions can be regulated to your liking by how far you go out toward the lighthouse.  Contact me directly if interested, for details.  
Dave
 
I'd love to join if conditions are bad, but Sara's sister and her daughter are arriving 3pm Fri aft, so I'm already spoken for.  Next time!  Tim

On Tue, Nov 10, 2015 at 12:03 PM, Tsunami Debris <TsunamiDebris@washingtonkayakclub.org> wrote:
I get off work at noon and could make any time from 12:30 p.m. on.  Here's the current iwindsurf forecast for Alki Point on Nov. 13 (wind speeds in mph): 
Also, for any interaction, here are the currents at Alki Point:
 
Alki Point, 0.3 miles W of, Washington Current, 47.6667° N, 122.4333° W
2015-11-13 Fri  7:11 AM PST   Sunrise
2015-11-13 Fri  9:02 AM PST   -0.4 knots  Max Ebb
2015-11-13 Fri 12:39 PM PST    0.0 knots  Slack, Flood Begins
2015-11-13 Fri  2:19 PM PST    0.2 knots  Max Flood
2015-11-13 Fri  4:33 PM PST   -0.0 knots  Slack, Ebb Begins
2015-11-13 Fri  4:35 PM PST   Sunset
2015-11-13 Fri  8:28 PM PST   -0.6 knots  Max Ebb
 
 
 
And the tides:
 
Seattle, Washington, 47.6050° N, 122.3383° W
2015-11-13 Fri  6:25 AM PST   11.6 feet  High Tide
2015-11-13 Fri  7:11 AM PST   Sunrise
2015-11-13 Fri 11:51 AM PST    6.2 feet  Low Tide
2015-11-13 Fri  4:35 PM PST   Sunset
2015-11-13 Fri  4:49 PM PST   10.4 feet  High Tide
2015-11-13 Fri 11:52 PM PST   -0.9 feet  Low Tide

From: "Tsunami Debris" <TsunamiDebris@washingtonkayakclub.org>
To: mtn-house@comcast.net
Sent: Tuesday, November 10, 2015 11:12:16 AM
Subject: re: Storms a comin' <<$137633663498$>>

I can go anytime on Friday, so I would be in too.
 

From: TsunamiDebris@washingtonkayakclub.org
To: marcusderen@hotmail.com
Date: Tue, 10 Nov 2015 12:58:00 -0600
Subject: re: Storms a comin' <<$137631776016$>>

Looks like a peak in mid-morning. If you're thinking 10ish and South of the city (alki) I could be talked into it ;)

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From: Tsunami Debris
Sent: Tuesday, November 10, 2015 10:02 AM
Reply To: Tsunami Debris
Subject: re: Storms a comin' <<$137623257829$>>


Unfortunately I'm out of town on Friday but I will be on the water next time there's a storm...

Bob Nash

On Mon, Nov 9, 2015 at 12:32 PM, Tsunami Debris <TsunamiDebris@washingtonkayakclub.org> wrote:
Hello Debris,
  It looks like there will be a pretty good blow on Friday.  Alas, a work day.  However, if anyone is able to take off the latter part of the afternoon perhaps we can go out to play.  Once I know who is interested we'll work out a venue and paddle plan.  These will likely be fairly advanced conditions, so this practice would be suitable only for those who already have good boat control in wind and waves to two feet.  My guess is conditions will be a notch above that.
 
Throughout the winter there will be a variety of conditions coming our way and so intend to provide practice sessions for all levels of paddler.  The best strategy is to work your way up gradually to the big stuff as you comfort level and boat control increases..
 
I have set this forum to send replies  back to the forum so that discussions can be implemented and so that you can see who wants to go out for a paddle.  If you shut emails off in your forum preferences then you will not get these notices, but can always go and look for them on the web site.  If you keep email notices on but do not want to see a flurry of replies, you can go to the forum preferences and choose (under Message Delivery) to have the frequency set to only a daily digest.  Let me know if you need help or have suggestions.
Dave


Attachment(s):
iwindsurf Alki Nov. 13.jpg (123.6 KB)
current Alki Nov. 13.jpg (43.5 KB)

 
I get off work at noon and could make any time from 12:30 p.m. on.  Here's the current iwindsurf forecast for Alki Point on Nov. 13 (wind speeds in mph): 
Also, for any interaction, here are the currents at Alki Point:
 
Alki Point, 0.3 miles W of, Washington Current, 47.6667° N, 122.4333° W
2015-11-13 Fri  7:11 AM PST   Sunrise
2015-11-13 Fri  9:02 AM PST   -0.4 knots  Max Ebb
2015-11-13 Fri 12:39 PM PST    0.0 knots  Slack, Flood Begins
2015-11-13 Fri  2:19 PM PST    0.2 knots  Max Flood
2015-11-13 Fri  4:33 PM PST   -0.0 knots  Slack, Ebb Begins
2015-11-13 Fri  4:35 PM PST   Sunset
2015-11-13 Fri  8:28 PM PST   -0.6 knots  Max Ebb
 
 
 
And the tides:
 
Seattle, Washington, 47.6050° N, 122.3383° W
2015-11-13 Fri  6:25 AM PST   11.6 feet  High Tide
2015-11-13 Fri  7:11 AM PST   Sunrise
2015-11-13 Fri 11:51 AM PST    6.2 feet  Low Tide
2015-11-13 Fri  4:35 PM PST   Sunset
2015-11-13 Fri  4:49 PM PST   10.4 feet  High Tide
2015-11-13 Fri 11:52 PM PST   -0.9 feet  Low Tide

From: "Tsunami Debris" <TsunamiDebris@washingtonkayakclub.org>
To: mtn-house@comcast.net
Sent: Tuesday, November 10, 2015 11:12:16 AM
Subject: re: Storms a comin' <<$137633663498$>>

I can go anytime on Friday, so I would be in too.
 

From: TsunamiDebris@washingtonkayakclub.org
To: marcusderen@hotmail.com
Date: Tue, 10 Nov 2015 12:58:00 -0600
Subject: re: Storms a comin' <<$137631776016$>>

Looks like a peak in mid-morning. If you're thinking 10ish and South of the city (alki) I could be talked into it ;)

Sent from my BlackBerry 10 smartphone.
From: Tsunami Debris
Sent: Tuesday, November 10, 2015 10:02 AM
To: mikegermani@yahoo.com
Reply To: Tsunami Debris
Subject: re: Storms a comin' <<$137623257829$>>


Unfortunately I'm out of town on Friday but I will be on the water next time there's a storm...

Bob Nash

On Mon, Nov 9, 2015 at 12:32 PM, Tsunami Debris <TsunamiDebris@washingtonkayakclub.org> wrote:
Hello Debris,
  It looks like there will be a pretty good blow on Friday.  Alas, a work day.  However, if anyone is able to take off the latter part of the afternoon perhaps we can go out to play.  Once I know who is interested we'll work out a venue and paddle plan.  These will likely be fairly advanced conditions, so this practice would be suitable only for those who already have good boat control in wind and waves to two feet.  My guess is conditions will be a notch above that.
 
Throughout the winter there will be a variety of conditions coming our way and so intend to provide practice sessions for all levels of paddler.  The best strategy is to work your way up gradually to the big stuff as you comfort level and boat control increases..
 
I have set this forum to send replies  back to the forum so that discussions can be implemented and so that you can see who wants to go out for a paddle.  If you shut emails off in your forum preferences then you will not get these notices, but can always go and look for them on the web site.  If you keep email notices on but do not want to see a flurry of replies, you can go to the forum preferences and choose (under Message Delivery) to have the frequency set to only a daily digest.  Let me know if you need help or have suggestions.
Dave

 

Attachment(s):
Yesterday the weather gods issued a severe weather statement for Thurs-Sat (it was also in the paper today), perhaps anticipating one of those storms where the ground gets soaked then the wind comes and blows the trees down.  They seem to have backed off from that now, but the forecast discussion still expresses a lot of uncertainty and mention of strong pressure gradient yet only moderate windiness.  It is probably too early to determine the timing of any front crossing so they're not sticking their necks out yet.
 
Currently the point forecast for Alki has steady ~15 knot winds all day Friday.  If that is the case, or the winds stay in the range 15-25, my inclination is to do a downwind run from Lincoln Park to Alki.  If it is 15-20 knots then it would be appropriate for all skill levels, an excellent intro to those who say they are 'novices' as long as we have a sufficient number willing to serve as safety boaters (it loos like we do).  That plan may still depend on future forecasts.
 
I would tentatively like to say lets launch at 3 pm from from Lincoln Park (near the Fauntleroy ferry dock), there is an access road to the water and parking lot along Fauntleroy Ave.  This way those who can get off work early afternoon can make it.
d
 
I can go anytime on Friday, so I would be in too.
 

From: TsunamiDebris@washingtonkayakclub.org
To: marcusderen@hotmail.com
Date: Tue, 10 Nov 2015 12:58:00 -0600
Subject: re: Storms a comin' <<$137631776016$>>

Looks like a peak in mid-morning. If you're thinking 10ish and South of the city (alki) I could be talked into it ;)

Sent from my BlackBerry 10 smartphone.
From: Tsunami Debris
Sent: Tuesday, November 10, 2015 10:02 AM
To: mikegermani@yahoo.com
Reply To: Tsunami Debris
Subject: re: Storms a comin' <<$137623257829$>>

Unfortunately I'm out of town on Friday but I will be on the water next time there's a storm...

Bob Nash

On Mon, Nov 9, 2015 at 12:32 PM, Tsunami Debris <TsunamiDebris@washingtonkayakclub.org> wrote:
Hello Debris,
  It looks like there will be a pretty good blow on Friday.  Alas, a work day.  However, if anyone is able to take off the latter part of the afternoon perhaps we can go out to play.  Once I know who is interested we'll work out a venue and paddle plan.  These will likely be fairly advanced conditions, so this practice would be suitable only for those who already have good boat control in wind and waves to two feet.  My guess is conditions will be a notch above that.
 
Throughout the winter there will be a variety of conditions coming our way and so intend to provide practice sessions for all levels of paddler.  The best strategy is to work your way up gradually to the big stuff as you comfort level and boat control increases..
 
I have set this forum to send replies  back to the forum so that discussions can be implemented and so that you can see who wants to go out for a paddle.  If you shut emails off in your forum preferences then you will not get these notices, but can always go and look for them on the web site.  If you keep email notices on but do not want to see a flurry of replies, you can go to the forum preferences and choose (under Message Delivery) to have the frequency set to only a daily digest.  Let me know if you need help or have suggestions.
Dave


 
Looks like a peak in mid-morning. If you're thinking 10ish and South of the city (alki) I could be talked into it ;)

Sent from my BlackBerry 10 smartphone.
From: Tsunami Debris
Sent: Tuesday, November 10, 2015 10:02 AM
To: mikegermani@yahoo.com
Reply To: Tsunami Debris
Subject: re: Storms a comin' <<$137623257829$>>

Unfortunately I'm out of town on Friday but I will be on the water next time there's a storm...

Bob Nash

On Mon, Nov 9, 2015 at 12:32 PM, Tsunami Debris <TsunamiDebris@washingtonkayakclub.org> wrote:
Hello Debris,
  It looks like there will be a pretty good blow on Friday.  Alas, a work day.  However, if anyone is able to take off the latter part of the afternoon perhaps we can go out to play.  Once I know who is interested we'll work out a venue and paddle plan.  These will likely be fairly advanced conditions, so this practice would be suitable only for those who already have good boat control in wind and waves to two feet.  My guess is conditions will be a notch above that.
 
Throughout the winter there will be a variety of conditions coming our way and so intend to provide practice sessions for all levels of paddler.  The best strategy is to work your way up gradually to the big stuff as you comfort level and boat control increases..
 
I have set this forum to send replies  back to the forum so that discussions can be implemented and so that you can see who wants to go out for a paddle.  If you shut emails off in your forum preferences then you will not get these notices, but can always go and look for them on the web site.  If you keep email notices on but do not want to see a flurry of replies, you can go to the forum preferences and choose (under Message Delivery) to have the frequency set to only a daily digest.  Let me know if you need help or have suggestions.
Dave


 
Unfortunately I'm out of town on Friday but I will be on the water next time there's a storm...

Bob Nash

On Mon, Nov 9, 2015 at 12:32 PM, Tsunami Debris <TsunamiDebris@washingtonkayakclub.org> wrote:
Hello Debris,
  It looks like there will be a pretty good blow on Friday.  Alas, a work day.  However, if anyone is able to take off the latter part of the afternoon perhaps we can go out to play.  Once I know who is interested we'll work out a venue and paddle plan.  These will likely be fairly advanced conditions, so this practice would be suitable only for those who already have good boat control in wind and waves to two feet.  My guess is conditions will be a notch above that.
 
Throughout the winter there will be a variety of conditions coming our way and so intend to provide practice sessions for all levels of paddler.  The best strategy is to work your way up gradually to the big stuff as you comfort level and boat control increases..
 
I have set this forum to send replies  back to the forum so that discussions can be implemented and so that you can see who wants to go out for a paddle.  If you shut emails off in your forum preferences then you will not get these notices, but can always go and look for them on the web site.  If you keep email notices on but do not want to see a flurry of replies, you can go to the forum preferences and choose (under Message Delivery) to have the frequency set to only a daily digest.  Let me know if you need help or have suggestions.
Dave

 
It will get dark at five.  Whatever we do, we should plan on ending by 5
 

From: TsunamiDebris@washingtonkayakclub.org
To: marcusderen@hotmail.com
Date: Mon, 9 Nov 2015 15:01:21 -0600
Subject: re: Storms a comin' <<$137569931337$>>

I'm off work at 3pm that'll put me around almost 4 in Seattle it might be too late by then. 

Jose R. 

On Nov 9, 2015, at 12:32 PM, Tsunami Debris <TsunamiDebris@washingtonkayakclub.org> wrote:

Hello Debris,
  It looks like there will be a pretty good blow on Friday.  Alas, a work day.  However, if anyone is able to take off the latter part of the afternoon perhaps we can go out to play.  Once I know who is interested we'll work out a venue and paddle plan.  These will likely be fairly advanced conditions, so this practice would be suitable only for those who already have good boat control in wind and waves to two feet.  My guess is conditions will be a notch above that.
 
Throughout the winter there will be a variety of conditions coming our way and so intend to provide practice sessions for all levels of paddler.  The best strategy is to work your way up gradually to the big stuff as you comfort level and boat control increases..
 
I have set this forum to send replies  back to the forum so that discussions can be implemented and so that you can see who wants to go out for a paddle.  If you shut emails off in your forum preferences then you will not get these notices, but can always go and look for them on the web site.  If you keep email notices on but do not want to see a flurry of replies, you can go to the forum preferences and choose (under Message Delivery) to have the frequency set to only a daily digest.  Let me know if you need help or have suggestions.
Dave
 
Rats. Out of town this week 



Sent from my Verizon Wireless 4G LTE smartphone


-------- Original message --------
From: Tsunami Debris <TsunamiDebris@washingtonkayakclub.org>
Date: 11/09/2015 3:32 PM (GMT-05:00)
To: bruceabowman@yahoo.com
Subject: Storms a comin' <$137566378736$>>

Hello Debris,
  It looks like there will be a pretty good blow on Friday.  Alas, a work day.  However, if anyone is able to take off the latter part of the afternoon perhaps we can go out to play.  Once I know who is interested we'll work out a venue and paddle plan.  These will likely be fairly advanced conditions, so this practice would be suitable only for those who already have good boat control in wind and waves to two feet.  My guess is conditions will be a notch above that.
 
Throughout the winter there will be a variety of conditions coming our way and so intend to provide practice sessions for all levels of paddler.  The best strategy is to work your way up gradually to the big stuff as you comfort level and boat control increases..
 
I have set this forum to send replies  back to the forum so that discussions can be implemented and so that you can see who wants to go out for a paddle.  If you shut emails off in your forum preferences then you will not get these notices, but can always go and look for them on the web site.  If you keep email notices on but do not want to see a flurry of replies, you can go to the forum preferences and choose (under Message Delivery) to have the frequency set to only a daily digest.  Let me know if you need help or have suggestions.
Dave
 
I can go on Friday.
 

From: TsunamiDebris@washingtonkayakclub.org
To: marcusderen@hotmail.com
Date: Mon, 9 Nov 2015 14:32:01 -0600
Subject: Storms a comin' <<$137566378736$>>

Hello Debris,
  It looks like there will be a pretty good blow on Friday.  Alas, a work day.  However, if anyone is able to take off the latter part of the afternoon perhaps we can go out to play.  Once I know who is interested we'll work out a venue and paddle plan.  These will likely be fairly advanced conditions, so this practice would be suitable only for those who already have good boat control in wind and waves to two feet.  My guess is conditions will be a notch above that.
 
Throughout the winter there will be a variety of conditions coming our way and so intend to provide practice sessions for all levels of paddler.  The best strategy is to work your way up gradually to the big stuff as you comfort level and boat control increases..
 
I have set this forum to send replies  back to the forum so that discussions can be implemented and so that you can see who wants to go out for a paddle.  If you shut emails off in your forum preferences then you will not get these notices, but can always go and look for them on the web site.  If you keep email notices on but do not want to see a flurry of replies, you can go to the forum preferences and choose (under Message Delivery) to have the frequency set to only a daily digest.  Let me know if you need help or have suggestions.
Dave
 
I'm off work at 3pm that'll put me around almost 4 in Seattle it might be too late by then. 

Jose R. 

On Nov 9, 2015, at 12:32 PM, Tsunami Debris <TsunamiDebris@washingtonkayakclub.org> wrote:

Hello Debris,
  It looks like there will be a pretty good blow on Friday.  Alas, a work day.  However, if anyone is able to take off the latter part of the afternoon perhaps we can go out to play.  Once I know who is interested we'll work out a venue and paddle plan.  These will likely be fairly advanced conditions, so this practice would be suitable only for those who already have good boat control in wind and waves to two feet.  My guess is conditions will be a notch above that.
 
Throughout the winter there will be a variety of conditions coming our way and so intend to provide practice sessions for all levels of paddler.  The best strategy is to work your way up gradually to the big stuff as you comfort level and boat control increases..
 
I have set this forum to send replies  back to the forum so that discussions can be implemented and so that you can see who wants to go out for a paddle.  If you shut emails off in your forum preferences then you will not get these notices, but can always go and look for them on the web site.  If you keep email notices on but do not want to see a flurry of replies, you can go to the forum preferences and choose (under Message Delivery) to have the frequency set to only a daily digest.  Let me know if you need help or have suggestions.
Dave
 
Dave,
 
I get off work early on Fridays (... I work 8-1/2 hrs. the other four days) ... count me in for-sure.
 
Aaron


From: "Tsunami Debris" <TsunamiDebris@washingtonkayakclub.org>
To: mtn-house@comcast.net
Sent: Monday, November 9, 2015 12:32:01 PM
Subject: Storms a comin' <<$137566378736$>>

Hello Debris,
 
It looks like there will be a pretty good blow on Friday.  Alas, a work day.  However, if anyone is able to take off the latter part of the afternoon perhaps we can go out to play.  Once I know who is interested we'll work out a venue and paddle plan.  These will likely be fairly advanced conditions, so this practice would be suitable only for those who already have good boat control in wind and waves to two feet.  My guess is conditions will be a notch above that.
 
Throughout the winter there will be a variety of conditions coming our way and so intend to provide practice sessions for all levels of paddler.  The best strategy is to work your way up gradually to the big stuff as you comfort level and boat control increases..
 
I have set this forum to send replies  back to the forum so that discussions can be implemented and so that you can see who wants to go out for a paddle.  If you shut emails off in your forum preferences then you will not get these notices, but can always go and look for them on the web site.  If you keep email notices on but do not want to see a flurry of replies, you can go to the forum preferences and choose (under Message Delivery) to have the frequency set to only a daily digest.  Let me know if you need help or have suggestions.
Dave

 
Hello Debris,
  It looks like there will be a pretty good blow on Friday.  Alas, a work day.  However, if anyone is able to take off the latter part of the afternoon perhaps we can go out to play.  Once I know who is interested we'll work out a venue and paddle plan.  These will likely be fairly advanced conditions, so this practice would be suitable only for those who already have good boat control in wind and waves to two feet.  My guess is conditions will be a notch above that.
 
Throughout the winter there will be a variety of conditions coming our way and so intend to provide practice sessions for all levels of paddler.  The best strategy is to work your way up gradually to the big stuff as you comfort level and boat control increases..
 
I have set this forum to send replies  back to the forum so that discussions can be implemented and so that you can see who wants to go out for a paddle.  If you shut emails off in your forum preferences then you will not get these notices, but can always go and look for them on the web site.  If you keep email notices on but do not want to see a flurry of replies, you can go to the forum preferences and choose (under Message Delivery) to have the frequency set to only a daily digest.  Let me know if you need help or have suggestions.
Dave
 
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