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Old 23-04-2013, 23:20   #1
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Wouldn't Want To Be Sailing A Dinghy On This Lake.

Monsterous whirlpool eats everything. [VIDEO]

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Old 24-04-2013, 00:44   #3
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Regular event in the Pacific Northwest
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Re: Wouldn't Want To Be Sailing A Dinghy On This Lake.

Who pulled the plug out?
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Re: Wouldn't Want To Be Sailing A Dinghy On This Lake.

Here is a whirlpool that happened in my home state. Just a little bit more drastic.
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Pretty much the universal reaction to that one.
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Re: Wouldn't Want To Be Sailing A Dinghy On This Lake.

Now I want to check my bilge pump...
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These seem to come and go without any real depth.

And people just go out and play in it huh?
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These seem to come and go without any real depth.

And people just go out and play in it huh?
Actually we fish in it and I used to tow logs and barges thru there many years ago

Upwards of 13 knots…This explains the physics:
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Upwards of 13 knots…This explains the physics:
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Re: Wouldn't Want To Be Sailing A Dinghy On This Lake.

I remember smaller vortexes like that as a kid swimming in a river, the force wasn't strong and we were joking around them ...

Thinking back after reading this thread kind of makes me feel like I was lucky

As for the first video, kind of seems like is some sort of man made drainage ... freaky nonethe less.


Holy F*#$ @ the crazy vid
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