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Old 11-02-2014, 08:03 AM   #14
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If that's the case

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Originally Posted by caltexflanc View Post
Didn't happen at Tomales, it was right off Bodega Rock. I noticed there is a small craft warning there right now, not sure what conditions were when this happened. Typically it is unsafe to cut between Bodega Rock and the Head if seas are rough and you have to go around to the south then in.

The CG station is right there, not more than 10 minutes to the rock.
That rock has claimed quite a few lives, Small craft warnings are the norm in this area. The water temperature here is probably around 55 deg, cold enough to render you helpless fairly quickly. That's why a life jacket is so important. Most people won't survive more that an hour in the water up here.
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