Thread: Clinch Pulse
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Old 09-07-2011, 03:22 PM
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Originally Posted by waterwolf View Post
In theory you are correct. But having sat numerous times below Cherokee and Norris waiting for the pulse, or waiting for a pulse to cease has shown that it varies. 3 years ago the pulse on Cherokee lasted about 20 mins, and was done, this year it lasted a full hour most times, but did run for 40 mins a couple of times as well.

Since the pulse is controlled elsewhere it should be an hour every time, but that seems to not be the case from my experiences.
Yes, I agree! I was trying to elaborate on the variability of the water levels and drain down times that come in to consideration. It is always best to get safely ashore and take a break if you are unclear on the water conditions.
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