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Events & Things to Do in Washington Filter

Pacific Marine Expo Seattle

Seattle, WA November 18 - November 20

Attend the largest commercial marine tradeshow on the West Coast, serving commercial mariners from Alaska to California.  If you make your living on the water, you just can’t afford to miss it! SEE MORE

Latest News for Washington Filter

A pretty sook (mature female) blue crab

Washington Crab and Soft-shell Crab Identification

6/9/2021 by US Harbors

Crab identification and soft-shell crab Several species of crab are found in Washington's marine waters and along its shores, though only a few are large enough to be of commercial and sport interest. Crabs are crustaceans, having an exterior skeleton or shell. When crabbing in Washington, it's important to be… SEE MORE

Satellite Mapping Image from NOAA's Ocean Service

What is Hydrography? And Why is it So Important?

6/7/2021 by US Harbors

By NOAA's Office of Coastal Survey Hydrography is the science that measures and describes the physical features of the navigable portion of the Earth's surface and adjoining coastal areas. Hydrographic surveyors study these bodies of water to see what the "floor" looks like. Under the Department of Commerce, NOAA and… SEE MORE

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World Ocean Day Beach Cleanup Events Near You

6/7/2021 by US Harbors

In honor of World Ocean Day (June 8th, 2021), we've gathered a few of our favorite beach cleanup events throughout the country. Don't see one near you? Check the full list of events HERE or be the first to start one in your area! SAN DIEGO, CA - Shore Buddies… SEE MORE

Atlantic hurricane season runs June 1 - November 30th.

Tips for Being Prepared in Advance of a Hurricane or Tropical Storm

6/6/2021 by US Harbors

The best time to prepare for a hurricane is before hurricane season begins. It is vital to understand your home's vulnerability to storm surge, flooding, and wind. Here is your checklist of things to do in advance of hurricane season. Know your zone: Do you live near the Gulf or Atlantic… SEE MORE

Explore Tides & Weather in Washington Regions

Puget Sound & Greater Seattle, WA

Tide charts, coastal and marine weather, online nautical charts, and local boating and fishing information for the Puget Sound & Greater Seattle, Washington. SEE MORE

San Juan Islands & Bellingham Bay, WA

Tide charts, coastal and marine weather, online nautical charts, and local boating and fishing information for the San Juan Islands & Bellingham Bay of Washington. SEE MORE

Strait of Juan de Fuca, WA

Tide charts, coastal and marine weather, online nautical charts, and local boating and fishing information for the Straight of Juan de Fuca, Washington. SEE MORE

Upper Puget Sound, WA

Tide charts, coastal and marine weather, online nautical charts, and local boating and fishing information for the Upper Puget Sound of WA. SEE MORE

Western Pacific Coast, WA

Tide charts, coastal and marine weather, online nautical charts, and local boating and fishing information for the Western Pacific Coast of Washington. SEE MORE