Poor Redondo!

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Poor Redondo!

Post by Dusty2 » Mon Dec 17, 2012 7:42 pm

Once again Redondo has suffered at the hands of a winter storm! The combination of a 14' king tide and winter wind has wreaked havoc on Redondo and the boardwalk. Not having been there I am hoping some of the local divers will update us and maybe send some photos or video so that we can be more aware of the possible damages. I am hoping the MAST center was not damaged to much but I am sure the eelgrass beds took a beating and just when it was beginning to recover from the last big one. The news coverage only showed a 10 second clip and that was just the boardwalk area.

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Re: Poor Redondo!

Post by Mortuus » Mon Dec 17, 2012 8:12 pm

Randy (RDW) shot some video of the damage to the aquarium. Its pretty impressive to say the least.

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Re: Poor Redondo!

Post by spatman » Mon Dec 17, 2012 9:56 pm

I saw some pretty crazy video on Facebook. Hopefully they'll get posted here.
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Re: Poor Redondo!

Post by Dusty2 » Mon Dec 17, 2012 10:41 pm

Didn't know any other way to show this vid so just click full screen on the video and watch the storm! This looks even worse than the big Thanksgiving storm! Click in at 1:10 to see what it was doing to the mast center.

http://www.king5.com/video?id=183825891&sec=549237

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Re: Poor Redondo!

Post by spatman » Tue Dec 18, 2012 7:36 am

Wow. Just when redondo was recovering from the last storm.
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Re: Poor Redondo!

Post by Grateful Diver » Tue Dec 18, 2012 8:33 am

Crap ... guess I'll have to go see if my lumpie buddies survived ...

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Re: Poor Redondo!

Post by ktb » Tue Dec 18, 2012 9:27 am

Damn . . . That's crazy.
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Re: Poor Redondo!

Post by Dusty2 » Tue Dec 18, 2012 9:28 am

Grateful Diver wrote:Crap ... guess I'll have to go see if my lumpie buddies survived ...

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Let me know how things look both above and below. Seeing those waves clear up to the bottom of the windows on the mast center is scary.

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Re: Poor Redondo!

Post by Grateful Diver » Tue Dec 18, 2012 11:57 am

On the other hand, having the water level that high hopefully reduced the damage to the eel grass beds ...

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Re: Poor Redondo!

Post by Dusty2 » Tue Dec 18, 2012 12:31 pm

The ones at Port Townsend have been taking a beating this year. We can hope!

I was amazed to actually see the waves topping the fishing pier and bubbling over the top of the stairs! Looks like they lost a lot of siding from the Mast center and the aquarium. Hope the damages were limited to the outside of the buildings. Sounds like Salty's took a pretty good hit also.

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Re: Poor Redondo!

Post by Gdog » Tue Dec 18, 2012 8:33 pm

Anyone get a chance to jump in at Redondo and survey the damage underwater?

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