Thursday, September 29, 2011

BIG BUT NOT HUGE

bRUcE ...




Rico Report: Surfline called it 10 to 12 feet yesterday.

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

TACKLEBUSTER REEF

Nelscott reef's original name. Check out.... http://magicseaweed.com/Oregon-Season-First-Content/3485/1/



MASSIVE OREGON PADDLE
IN CONTEST WAITING
PERIOD BEGINS OCTOBER 1ST

Tuesday, September 27, 2011

BIG TUESDAYS XXL SWELL

IT'S GONNA BE ONE OF THOSE DAY'S
More of this and twice the size with good conditions.
20 to 30 feet?....on this???? Think I'll just take a few snapshots.

RICO REPORT: 20 to 30 ft. 19 feet@14 seconds from the west. Water temp. 59 degrees

Thursday, September 22, 2011

1ST XL SWELL OF THE SEASON

Yesterday (Wed) morning when the swell began to build. This one was 3X O.H. in front of the RV Park. Lincoln Beach, Oregon.

10 ft.

15 ft. to 18 ft. 3X O.H.



10 ft.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

COUNTDOWN

I'm being repeditive but like I've said in past blogs, it is amazing how many women surf in the northwest. Ladies from Oregon, Washington and British Columbia (below). Rico loves it!

Forecast reads: Thurs.>13 to 17, triple O.H.+ / Fri.> 12 to 16 / Sat.> 11 to 15 all to good conditions. Air temps> 72 / Water> 53. It's been like oil last couple days with 6 to 8 ft faces yesterday.
Tuesday 09/20Wednesday 09/21Thursday 09/22Friday 09/23Saturday 09/24
SURF:
5-6 ft
head high to 1ft overhead
*Peak: 6-7ft at 5AM
SURF:
5-6 ft
head high to 1ft overhead
*Peak: 13-18ft at 11PM
SURF:
13-17 ft
triple overhead +
SURF:
8-9 ft
3ft overhead to double overhead
*Peak: 12-16ft at 11PM
SURF:
11-14 ft
2-3 times overhead
*Peak: 12-15ft at 5AM
Moderate mid period swell from the west-northwest falling later in the day. Light and variable northeast winds with smooth seas day.
Small mid period swell from the west rising rapidly later in the day. Light and variable south winds with smooth seas, increasing rapidly later.
Large mid period swell from the west-northwest falling slightly during the day. Light south winds with a slight chop, Increasing later.
Moderate mid period swell from the west-northwest rising later in the day. Breezy south-southeast winds, whitecapping conditions with moderate choppy seas, winds dropping rapidly later.
Large mid period swell from the west-northwest falling rapidly later in the day. Light and variable south winds with smooth seas, increasing rapidly later.

Monday, September 19, 2011

WEEK OF LARGER WAVES


Double overhead today Monday with smooth seas.
Thursday: 3 to 4 times overhead / 18 to 25 feet with good conditions.

Thursday, September 15, 2011

PORTLAND PART 4

The lobby where Patty got her new birthday look.



BIRTHDAY GIRL!
The crew at Sand and Sea RV Park celebrated Patty's BiRThDaY

Rico Report: Wed. 9-14-2011...8 to 10 ft and clean.

Monday, September 12, 2011

PORTLAND PART 3

Downtown river front.

Best way to get around town and it's free!



River ship in dry dock

Wood carving.

Sunday, September 11, 2011

PORTLAND, OREGON PART 2

Downtown...
Winners and losers..not in that order.
Typical of the Portland style.
The patagonia store was a iron works railroad car repair facility. It's transformation is a work of art.




JOE'S older brother!
Now ...

and...

..... Then. Members of the Portland jazz community in the 1940's.