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Events & Things to Do in Washington Filter

International Kite Festival

Seattle, WA August 15 - August 21

The Washington State International Kite Festival (WSIKF) also known as Long Beach Kite Festival is a week-long kite celebration taking place annually in late August, namely its 3rd week. From Monday to Sunday, this wonderful event on the beach fills the sky with colour and action. The festival attracts the… SEE MORE

45th Annual Wooden Boat Festival

Port Townsend, WA September 9 - September 11

This is the largest wooden boat festival in North America, the place where kids and adults alike experience the magic of getting on the water, the beauty of wooden boats, and the richness of our maritime culture. Learn from the experts, swap stories with fellow wooden boat aficionados, and bring… SEE MORE

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Draft Plan to Develop On-Demand Fishing

8/15/2022 by Editor

By NOAA. Today, NOAA Fisheries is releasing its draft Ropeless Roadmap: A Strategy to Develop On-Demand Fishing for public input. The report describes the current state of on-demand, or “ropeless,” fishing and outlines a path for increasing adoption of this technology in commercial fisheries in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean. The Roadmap… SEE MORE

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Decoding International Signal Flags

8/13/2022 by Editor

By Boat Safe. Although you may never see them displayed except at fleet parades, around naval installations, and areas with heavy international shipping traffic, International code flags are used to signal between two ships or between ship and shore. Also called signaling flags, they are a set of ship flags… SEE MORE

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Tonight Catch the Full Sturgeon Super Moon

8/11/2022 by Editor

By Almanac.com. August’s full Sturgeon Moon reaches its peak on Thursday, August 11, 2022. It will be the last supermoon of the year! Learn when to look for it and why August’s Full Moon got such a peculiar name. When to See the Full Moon in August 2022 August’s full Moon will appear… SEE MORE

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What To Do If Pulled Over by the Coast Guard

8/10/2022 by Editor

By Joseph Carro. Our mission at the U.S. Coast Guard is to save lives, so the sight of flashing blue lights and a U.S. Coast Guard patrol vessel pulling alongside is no reason for boat owners to panic. The Coast Guard conducts approximately 70,000 boardings a year in its multiple… SEE MORE

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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

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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