Tides, Currents and Weather

 

Before jumping into tide and current tables and weather forecasts, check out the Tides and Currents and Weather tutorials here:

Kayak Navigation Class

Here are few useful links for tides, currents, and marine weather:

Tides

Maryland Tide Finder http://dnr.maryland.gov/fisheries/Pages/Tide-Finder.aspx

Virginia Tide Finder http://www.saltwatertides.com/dynamic.dir/virginiasites.html

Delaware Tide Finder http://www.saltwatertides.com/dynamic.dir/delawaresites.html

You can also Google any location and get the nearest approximated tide table.  Try “tides for Kings Landing, Patuxent River, MD”. Be aware that some tide sites only use standard time, not daylight saving time when in effect.

Tidal Currents

NOAA Tidal Current Predictions https://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/tide_predictions.html

Marine Weather Forecasts

NWS Baltimore, MD (northern Bay) http://www.weather.gov/lwx/marine

NWS Sterling, VA (southern Bay and Virginia coast) http://www.nws.noaa.gov/om/marine/zone/east/akqmz.htm

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