Beaufort Scale

Being safe on the water begins with good planning. Knowing the forecast and understanding what those conditions look and feel like on the water are the key to having an enjoyable paddle.

Here are some great online resources we use:

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Bay Area Sea Kayakers (BASK)

BASK Trip Planner

 

East Brother LighthouseTidal Currents

San Francisco Bay - Golden Gate Bridge (0.8 mile east of)

Great explanation of tides in SF Bay

 

Swell & Wind Wave Heights

Ocean Beach SF Beach Cam

San Francisco Bay (North of Bay Bridge)

Bodega Bay (48NM NW of San Francisco)

18nm West of San Francisco buoy data

Half Moon Bay buoy data

 

Pigeon Point LighthouseWind Speeds & Direction

iWindsurf - SF Bay

Windytv - San Francisco Bay

 

Charts

Chart of San Francisco Bay Entrance

NOAA Charts nationwide

 

SF from Angel Island

River Flows

California Rivers

California Creeks

 

Launch Sites

San Francisco Bay Area

Russian River

American River

Sacramento River

 

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