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Site Review by
 Bill Osburn
Date: 12/28/2003

Reviewer

Site Condition
(1=worst, 5=best)

Name:  Bill Osburn Entry:    2.00
Email:   Click Here Bottom:    3.00
City:   Milwaukie Reef:    3.00
State:   OR Animal:    1.00
Country:   Plant:    2.00
Diving:   2 years Facilities:    5.00
 Dives:   53 Solitude   3.00
    Roads:    3.00

Evaluation

*Average:    2.47
Dove this site on a bad day. Vis was about 1 to 2 ft. Water was churning very bad and the surge was intent on ramming my partner and me into the rocks. Entry was not easy. I have dived Barview Jetty north of Garabaldi and the drop off there is more severe making it easier to get into deeper water. I saw only a couple small fish here and only one rock crab. The current was strong. Even between the fingers it was about 1.25 hours before the high tide with a 5ft exchange between low and high. I have heard good things about diving here and will definitly try it again under better conditions. Today was a bad day for vis and perhaps some of the other fingers are more accessable. There is a dive store/bait shop at the end of the road and it has a great set up for cleaning gear and even getting a hot shower, air fills and other acesseries at what seem to be great prices for any area.    

Enjoyment Level

Snorkel:    1.00
Beginner:    1.00
Intermediate:    2.00
Advanced:    4.00
Night diving:    2.00
   

Seasonal Information

Season:    Winter
Year:    2003
Visibility:    1.00
Current:    1.00
Surf:    2.00
 
 


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