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Jim Crow Point (Level 2)

  • August 19, 2017
  • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Skamokawa Beach
  • 6

NOTE: Registration will happen the evening of the 18th around dinner time at the event.

This trip is limited to members with a wet exit certification (except for level 1 trips when the paddler is not using a spray skirt).  To successfully register you will need to sign into your OOPS member account, and your account will need to be a member of the "Wet Exit Certified" group.

Narrative: Launch from Skamokawa beach and paddle west 6 miles to Jim Crow Point catching the tail end of the ebb. Take break then cross to Oregon side to channel between Horseshoe and Woody Island and ride flood down Prairie Channel. Cut thru Red Channel and cross over back to beach.
Meeting Time: 8:00:00 AM
Launch Time: 8:30:00 AM
Type of activity: Paddle Trip
Put in: Skamokawa Beach
Take out: Same
Route Alternative for bad weather: Brooks Slough
Required equipment:
Minimum Immersion protection: None
Primary Organizer: Fred Harsman
Assistant Organizer(s):
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:
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: 75
Estimated Water Temperature: 70
Estimated Water Time: 5 hours
Tide times & heights: 7:54 am-0.74.ft. 1:22 6.71ft. 7:33pm. 1.70ft
Current information: Prairie Channel 9:50am slack. 11:51 F .75 kt 1:31 pm slack
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 1: Waves up to the deck seam; water glassy to rippled, no whitecaps
Landing types: Level 2: Frequent landing opportunities including docks or moderate sloping banks, brush or overhanging trees
Currents: Level 2: Mild currents (up to 2 knots): current increases / decreases group speed by half
Total distance: Level 2: 6 to 11 miles
Open crossing: Level 2: Less than 1 mile
Paddling Environment:
Overall rating: Level 2

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