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Cancelled: Westport to Wallace Island (Level 2)

  • August 18, 2017
  • 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
  • Westport boat ramp, Westport, OR
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Registration is closed

This trip is limited to OOPS members who are WEC.  

Registration on the website (for this & all Friday 8/18 trips & classes) will be opened in advance of the Event, on a date soon to be announced via the listserv.

Narrative: We'll paddle from the Westport, OR boat ramp upstream with the incoming flood tide to Wallace Island where we'll stop for lunch on its North side. We'll then explore the slough that cuts through Wallace Island, after which we'll travel downstream along the slough on the South side of Wallace Is. and proceed along Jones Beach to return to Westport. Those paddlers who are attending the Skamokowa pot luck event can catch the Westport Ferry to Cathlamet
Meeting Time: 10:00:00 AM
Launch Time: 10:30:00 AM
Type of activity: Paddle Trip
Put in: Westport, OR boat ramp-no fee to park
Take out: Westport ramp
Route Alternative for bad weather: Westport slough or Puget Island
Required equipment:  
Minimum Immersion protection: None
Primary Organizer: Pat Miksa
Assistant Organizer(s): none at this time
Has organizer paddled here before? Yes
Has organizer led an OOPS paddle here before? Yes
Organizer's first aid and CPR current? Yes
First Aid /CPR Person: Pat Miksa
Maximum number of paddlers: 6
I certify that I understand and will conduct this activity in accordance with the OOPS Activity Policy: Yes
Estimated Air Temperature: 80-85
Estimated Water Temperature: 60-65
Estimated Water Time: 5 hours
Tide times & heights: High tide at Eagle Cliff is @ 1:35 PM
Current information: up to 2 knots
Hazards: Shipping traffic
Wind strength: Level 2: 7-12 knots (14 mph) – wind noticeably effects movement of paddle
Swell/Surf size: Level 2: Waves up to 2', no breaking waves
Sea state: Level 2: Waves up to armpit; light to moderate chop, scattered whitecaps
Landing types: Level 1: Frequent easy landing opportunities including gently sloping, sand, gravel or grass
Currents: Level 2: Mild currents (up to 2 knots): current increases / decreases group speed by half
Total distance: Level 3: 11 to 15 miles
Open crossing: Level 2: Less than 1 mile
Paddling Environment:  
Overall rating: Level 2
Rating Comments: If wind prediciton is higher then 12 knots, route would be changed. Distance is 12-13 miles.
Location (Optional): Westport, OR boat ramp
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