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    Pier repairs

    Any updates on pier repairs? Guys living down there seeing activity or progress?

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    Still just in the early phases of trying to clear the rubble that Sally left. The weather is making it difficult to get much done. You can check at the Sea'nSuds cam (link below, take control of the cam and choose EAST view). Pier#r has posted that they need a minimum of 36 hours forecast of good weather to move the barge and crane into position to work. I am not optimistic that they will get the "water work" finished by the May 1 deadline - if they don't, that means we are looking at 2025 or later for completion.

    EDIT: You can get a wind and wave forecast at the second link. Click on "forecast" in the popup window in the middle of the page and you will have a one day forecast in the window and a mini 7-day at the bottom. Click "7 day" at top left of the second pop-up and you will get a larger 7-day.

    https://bamabeachcams.com/sea-n-suds.aspx


    https://windalert.com/map#30.021,-87.189,9,1,!51912,2
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    People are shocked to see sharks in the water around here.

    If you see natural water taste it. If it's salty it has sharks in it. If it's fresh it has alligators in it. If it's brackish it has both.

    BTW, the water around here contains Vibrio vulnificus, aka "flesh eating bacteria," you might oughtn't taste it.

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    I'm hopeful for this year sometime , but the way it's already gone just to start .....my plans are still east
    The condo rent is hard to beat over there for the month
    Bill..............

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    The way the weather is stacking up so far this month, I wonder if they will get more than 2 or 3 days onsite in January.All total so far since the project got started they have only managed about 8 days onsite.El Nino winters have been VERY weather active in the past!
    Last edited by Pier#r; 01-06-2024 at 01:50 PM. Reason: problem with indention and spacing

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    Is there a guess as to how much of the underwater work has been completed?

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    I have no idea how much is done, but the barge and crane are in the gap this morning (7:30 am, Sunday, 1/21).

    The boom is down. I assume that is the travel position and they are just getting ready to get some work done as waves are forecast to fall to 1 ft or less until tomorrow evening. They are trying, but I am still not optimistic.

    EDIT: Well , I see there is a post by Pier#r in the Q&A with way more information than I had. I've been on the road and out of the loop. It is good to see the template piles down, maybe I am too pessimistic.

    Progress!!
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    People are shocked to see sharks in the water around here.

    If you see natural water taste it. If it's salty it has sharks in it. If it's fresh it has alligators in it. If it's brackish it has both.

    BTW, the water around here contains Vibrio vulnificus, aka "flesh eating bacteria," you might oughtn't taste it.

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    You can check the end of this thread for the latest post, and scroll up... http://www.gulfshorespierfishing.com...43/#post147424

    They have made some positive progress this weekend, but rough weather is coming.

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    Dude Where did the berm go??🤣 I been watchin em out there - doing good last couple weeks Can’t wait !! Gonna be a ghastly crew

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    Looks like they’re about to ge t down out there ! Should be good for a couple weeks I wish I had that little orange boat that thing looks keeler🤙
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    Wow! The jack-up rig should not be subject to the variations in seas like a barge and crane. this gives me hope for next year.

    https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid...05265020192083
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    People are shocked to see sharks in the water around here.

    If you see natural water taste it. If it's salty it has sharks in it. If it's fresh it has alligators in it. If it's brackish it has both.

    BTW, the water around here contains Vibrio vulnificus, aka "flesh eating bacteria," you might oughtn't taste it.

 

 
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