Below are some useful resources, links and presentations for navigating the Ilwaco Harbor:

Useful Weather and Ocean Condition Links:

1-8 days out:

Wind Finder Astoria Canyon Forecast:

Magic Seaweed:

1-4 days out:

NOAA Forecast for Tuna Grounds (32 nm WSW of Long Beach)

1-3 days out:

Buoy 29 Forecast (Includes swell and wind wave predictions):

Morning of your trip:

Buoy 29 conditions:


Tide predictions for Columbia River North Jetty:


Water Temperature (Free Sites):

Coast Watch (NOAA):

Temp Break:



Water Temp/Chlorophyll (Pay Sites):



Navigating the Ilwaco Channel from the Columbia Video: