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Island Hopping Trip #2--Scappoose Bay and Around Sand Island [Level 2]

  • October 14, 2017
  • 9:30 AM
  • Scappoose Bay Marina (next to Scappoose Bay Paddling Center)
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This trip is limited to members with a wet exit certification.  To successfully register you will need to sign into your OOPS member account.

 This is the second of four weekly "island hopping" trips.  We will paddle from Scappoose Bay kayaking down the Multnomah Channel towards St Helens, then around Sand Island and back to Scappoose. We will have lunch on the Island. The tide will be coming in and will assist us on the return. 

Meeting Time: 9:30:00 AM
Launch Time: 10:00:00 AM
Type of activity: Paddle Trip
Put in: Scappoose Bay Marina
Take out: Scappoose Bay Marina
Route Alternative for bad weather: If it is too windy we can explore Scappoose Bay 
Minimum Immersion protection: PolyFleece/Shell
Primary Organizer: Monte Johnston 
Assistant Organizer(s): Bob Freshman
Has organizer paddled here before? Yes
Has organizer led an OOPS paddle here before? No
Organizer's first aid and CPR current? Yes
Maximum number of paddlers: 14
Estimated Air Temperature: 65
Estimated Water Temperature: 65
Estimated Water Time: 4 hrs
Tide times & heights: 8:45 am low, 1:45 high
Current information: 
Hazards: Shipping traffic
Wind strength: Level 1: 0-7 knots (8 mph)
Swell/Surf size: Level 1: Under 1' waves, no breaking waves
Sea state: Level 1: Waves up to the deck seam; water glassy to rippled, no 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 2: 6 to 11 miles
Open crossing: Level 1: No open crossing
Overall rating: Level 2

Location: Scappoose Bay Marina, 57420 Old Portland Rd, Warren, OR 97053

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