This blog covers trips from the book and other favorites. Contact Rob in Seattle: rob@robcasey.net or 206-465-7167

12/2/13

Pacific Northwest Paddle Trip Planning Resources

General - Covering all aspects of planning:
- Northwest Paddling, http://www.northwestpaddling.net
- My books! This one and my SUP guide, http://www.amazon.com/Rob-Casey/e/B004N4W41M/ref=ntt_athr_dp_pel_pop_1

Tidal & Current Predictions:
- NOAA, http://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/tide_predictions.html
- Saltwater Tides, http://www.saltwatertides.com
- Mobile Graphics (type in location), http://tides.mobilegeographics.com/locations/1528.html
- http://www.dairiki.org/tides/daily.php/dec
- Tides Info, http://www.tides.info

Wind Predictions and Real Time Data:
- Sail Flow, http://www.sailflow.com
- Wind Alert, http://www.windalert.com
- NOAA, http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/data/Forecasts/FZUS56.KSEW.html

Surf Forecasts:
- NOAA, http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/data/Forecasts/FZUS56.KSEW.html
- WA & OR Surf Spots: http://www.surfwater.org
- Storm Surf, http://stormsurf.com
- Magic Seaweed, http://magicseaweed.com

General Weather (non marine):
- Cliff Mass Blog, http://cliffmass.blogspot.com
- National Weather Service (NOAA), http://www.weather.gov
- AccuWeather, http://www.accuweather.com
- Weather.com, http://www.weather.com

Webcams:
- West Point Lighthouse, Seattle: http://www.brichmond.com/webcam/mywebcam_loop.htm
- Edmonds, http://www.portofedmonds.org/docs/cam/portcam.htm
- Port Townsend (controllable): http://www.cityofpt.us/webcam.htm
- WA & OR Surf Spots: http://www.surfwater.org
- Big Wave Dave - British Columbia and WA State: http://www.bigwavedave.ca
- WA Dept of Transportation (State Wide): http://www.wsdot.com/traffic/cameras/

Aerial Marine Views of the NW:
- Dept of Ecology, Shoreline Photos, https://fortress.wa.gov/ecy/coastalatlas/tools/ShorePhotos.aspx
- Google Earth, http://www.google.com/earth/
- NOAA, http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/geodesy/aerialphotos/#2


Learn more about my book Kayaking Puget Sound and the San Juans, 60 Trips. I also offer SUP and Kayak lessons available throughout the year at Salmon Bay Paddle. Questions about paddling on the Salish Sea, give me a holler anytime at salmonbaypaddle@gmail.com or 206-465-7167

Support the Washington Water Trails Association and the Cascadia Marine Trail. The wwta works to create and protect access for paddlers on Puget Sound as well as provide an extensive network of over 60 paddle-in camping sites - www.wwta.org




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