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Topic: warm beach in Washington?

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replies: 28

By:

jim adams

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RE: warm beach in Washington?

« on: November 15 2005 21:11:00 »

Hard to believe, but true. The current sweeps north up the Oregon coast, and takes all our warm,trpoical Oregon water north, and leaves us here with cold ass water we surf in all year round!  So suit-up, sack-up, and don't let the shark population get you down.

By:

jd

RE: warm beach in Washington?

« Reply #1 on: November 19 2005 10:11:00 »

Ya there is actually a spot like that up but it actually is in canada where that small warm spot is...that would not exactly warm....62 as compared to 50 in the summer and 52 as compared to 49 in the winter...You have to take a float plane or boat to get there...Youre $1000 it would cost to get there your money would be better spent on indo...or maybe a good 5 mil...SO quit dreaming or wait for a few weeks during a el nino so you maybe can take the booties off...maybe

By:

eric

RE: warm beach in Washington?

« Reply #2 on: December 15 2005 22:12:00 »

The best surfing in Wa. would be the Columbia river behind a tow boat, long rides, warm water, no asshole local dicks that think they own the water. Sure the surfing is great on the coast, look for the seals and paddle on out, don't worry about the man eating sharks or the killer whales or the currents.

By:

gonsurfen

RE: warm beach in Washington?

« Reply #3 on: December 31 2005 05:12:00 »

This guy is a case in point for surfers not growing old in the Seattle area--he must be, like, four judging from his command of the English language.  As for the original question, SOMEtimes the Japanese trade current hugs the northern west coast to create brief, but much appreciated, abnormal warm ocean temps.  It's similar to the southeastern currents pushing up from tropical Florida as far as North Carolina and southern Virginia--happens like once every three years or so.

By:

Jeff

RE: warm beach in Washington?

« Reply #4 on: January 31 2006 18:01:00 »

Your friend who mentioned the waters being warmer in December...is only during "La Nina" - essentially the opposite of "El Nino".  The last Las Nina was in 1998.

By:

cascade bill

RE: warm beach in Washington?

« Reply #5 on: February 12 2006 00:02:00 »

I have noticed a warm current coming from the south every time i paddle out, and i have never seen any sharks. There are obsenely obese olympic swimmers w/ mustaches and jealousy issues though.

By:

Sa- well

RE: warm beach in Washington?

« Reply #6 on: February 12 2006 20:02:00 »

Oh.. My..God..!!!!  Tom , for someane who lives in western N.Y. , You sure know alot about the ocean.  Your such a poser  it's not even funny.  Hey everyone !  This guy surfs lake Ontario on his Ironing board.  It's people like this guy that give surfing a bad name.

By:

Oceanatic/DR. Watts

RE: warm beach in Washington?

« Reply #7 on: October 03 2007 14:10:00 »

Yes, it is true. The currents- though not common, can sometimes create substantial changes in water temp.
In August I took a reading @ Ocean Shores, Washington.
Temp was 70 degrees.  Two days before the temp was 59 degrees.


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