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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

Boat Launch Safety Tips

What New Boaters Need to Know: The Best of Boating 101

6/17/2021 by US Harbors

Now that summer is just around the corner and social distancing rules are being lifted across the country, we can't wait to safely hit the water this summer! We've collected some of our most important boating and safety articles for a quick refresh before you leave the dock. This SPRING… SEE MORE

Why It May be Better to Donate Your Boat Now, and Not In December

6/16/2021 by US Harbors

By BoatUS Foundation. ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Boat owners wishing to do good or take advantage of potential tax benefits may consider donating their boats to charity. Often this decision is made at the end of year just before the start of the new tax season. Waiting until the end of… SEE MORE

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

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