BC Kayaker


Mountain Forecast
Canadian Weather Radar   Environment Canada
US Weather Radar   NOAA
Satellite Site | Image | Animation   NOAA
UVic School-Based Weather Station Network   (click on a station)

Marine Forecasts

Marine Weather for the South Coast (chart)   Environment Canada
Johnstone Strait   Environment Canada
Strait of Georgia - North of Nanaimo | South of Nanaimo   Environment Canada
Haro Strait   Environment Canada
Juan de Fuca Strait - East Entrance | Central | West Entrance   Environment Canada
West Coast Vancouver Island South   Environment Canada
Guide to Environment Canada Marine Weather Forecasts   Environment Canada
Marine weather products and services: Pacific coast   Environment Canada

Tides & Currents

Current Atlas Tables
7-day Tidal Predictions   Fisheries & Oceans Canada
Tides 2019 | 2020 | Currents 2019 | 2020 | Note!   Fisheries & Oceans Canada
Secondary Current Stations   Fisheries & Oceans Canada


Saturna Island   Environment Canada
Kelp Reefs   Environment Canada
Ten Mile Point   Weather Underground
Discovery Island   Environment Canada
Victoria Gonzales   Environment Canada
Esquimalt Harbour   Environment Canada
Race Rocks Lightstation   Environment Canada
Sheringham Point   Environment Canada
Tofino Airport   Environment Canada
La Perouse Bank   Environment Canada


South Brooks - Height | Direction   Stormsurf
La Perouse Bank - Height | Direction   Stormsurf
Cape Elizabeth - Height | Direction   Stormsurf
UTC Time (GMT) to Pacific Time

Wind & Waves

Buoy Weather Data   Fisheries and Oceans Canada
NW Chart of Buoys and Stations   NOAA
Neah Bay   NOAA
Cape Elizabeth   NOAA
New Dungeness   NOAA
Halibut Bank   NOAA
Sentry Shoal   NOAA
South Brooks   NOAA
La Perouse Bank   NOAA
Vancouver Island South Surf Report   magicseaweed.com
British Columbia Virtual Buoys   buoyweather.com
Passage Weather

Wave Plots

Wave Watch III   NOAA
Ocean Wave Model   Environment Canada
Significant Wave Height and Direction   Oceanweather

Aerial Maps

CRD Regional Map
Washington State Coastal Atlas

Web Cams

South & Central Vancouver Island
Tofino - Cox Bay

Kayaking Magazines

Sea Kayaker
Canoe & Kayak

Technique & Skills

The Five Immutable Rules of the Kayak Forward Stroke    Brent Reitz
The Forward Stroke    Oscar Chalupsky and Greg Barton


Tides Explained   NOAA
Kayak Stability
Replacing your Drysuit Gaskets -- NRS | Kokatat
Surfing Etiquette

Other Links

South Island Sea Kayaking Association (SISKA)
Victoria Canoe and Kayak Club
Sea Kayak Association of British Columbia
Active Sea Kayaking   Nick Castro
Surfing Vancouver Island
RKK's Wind and Wave Links