Saturday, August 25, 2018

Ohio Street, August 25

Jody and Bill are in Colorado but Joe agreed to go with me. But thunder was expected until 7 and he likes to go early. We did get a bit of luck with the last thunderstorm passing through the area at 4AM. Waves were still predicted to be about 2.5 feet with a south wind. But Joe likes Ohio Street and that is well protected from south winds, so there was only a small swell with small ripples. The water temperature was 70.0 but the air was a bit colder. We had only a small glimpse of the sun. I was actually a bit chilly after the swim so was glad that even though I didn't have warm gear for the lake, I did have warm gear to put on after. Unlike Jody, Joe likes to do his own swim so we agreed to meet back at the beach in an hour.

Perhaps because of the weather, or maybe the hoards of triathletes were resting for triathlon tomorrow, the crowd was light. Moreover most of the action was near the beach with classes for new open water swimmers. So we pretty much had the rest of the Lake to ourselves.