I don't want to give the impression that I'm just a fair-weather paddler. I do paddle in lousy weather and here is an example of one such paddle out of Avondale, Newfoundland with Rick and Jim. Poor weather, but great company and a little surprise as well!
We launched in Avondale off a slippery slip.
We headed into the fog and skirted the cliffs leading out to Conception Bay.
We passed over the shallow bar, which nearly blocks off Avondale Bay from the sea when it dries out.
We saw some disturbance on the water and discovered it was made by a whale feeding just offshore. Perhaps, it's two. A mother and baby? Just as I was getting some close in pictures, a large motor boat came along and the whales disappeared, so we never found out.
After several hours of liquid fun, we returned to the put-in and headed home for something warm and dry. Lousy weather, great day!