Useful Links and Presentations

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:  https://www.windfinder.com/forecast/astoria_canyon_buoy

Magic Seaweed: http://magicseaweed.com/Pacific-North-West-Surf-Chart/16/?chartType=WMAG

1-4 days out:

NOAA Forecast for Tuna Grounds (32 nm WSW of Long Beach) http://marine.weather.gov/MapClick.php?lon=-124.77164&lat=46.18108#.WSXgA2jys2w

1-3 days out:

Buoy 29 Forecast (Includes swell and wind wave predictions): http://www.wrh.noaa.gov/pqr/quicklook_marine.php

Morning of your trip:

Buoy 29 conditions: http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/station_page.php?station=46029

Tides:

Tide predictions for Columbia River North Jetty: http://tides.mobilegeographics.com/locations/1324.html

 

Water Temperature (Free Sites):

Coast Watch (NOAA): http://coastwatch.pfeg.noaa.gov/coasanimationFPS=2

Temp Break: http://www.tempbreak.com/index.php?&cwregion=or

SeaCast: http://seacast.org/

 

Water Temp/Chlorophyll (Pay Sites):

Terrafin: http://www.terrafin.com/sstview/index.php

RipCharts: http://www.ripcharts.com/

Navigating the Ilwaco Channel from the Columbia Video: https://youtu.be/mdxckTLXKT8