Hobuck Beach & Neah Bay


Sea Kayak - Cape Flattery & Tatoosh Island

Launch from Hobuck, paddle to the Cape and conditions permitting, Tatoosh Island.

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  • Sea Kayak V
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 14.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 15 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 5 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 3.0 kts
  • Pace: 3.0

Meet at Hobuck Beach at 9, shooting for 9:30 launch.  

Aiming for a day of fun and safe play in a dynamic paddling environment. Participants registering for the this paddle must also sign up for the June 10-12 Sea Kayak--Hobuck (i.e., Surf Zone and Beyond) Activity. Participants must bring ID and proof of vaccination to be admitted to the Makah Reservation.  

Participants should have experience in coastal paddling or dynamic water, including surf launch and landing experience.  We will be hitting the Cape near high tide allowing us to access to many of the rock and cave features, swell size permitting.  


Hobuck Beach & Neah Bay

  • Custom Correct North Olympic Coast

    Green Trails Cape Flattery No. 98S

    MapTech Cape Flattery to Whidbey Island No. 103

    Sea Trails Strait of Juan de Fuca & Crescent Lake WA301

    Sea Trails Roadless Coast, Neah Bay to Ruby Beach WA302

    NOAA Cape Flattery No. 18485

    Green Trails Olympic Coast Beaches No. 99S
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

These eight essentials plus The Ten Essentials are required on all sea kayaking trips.  All but the whistle and clothing should be provided with any kayak rental.

  1. Floatation in both ends of the kayak
  2. U.S. Coast Guard approved Personal Flotation Device (PFD)
  3. Paddle
  4. Spray skirt
  5. Bilge pump with floatation
  6. Self-rescue paddle float
  7. Waterproof whistle
  8. Appropriate clothing for the conditions encountered seasonally
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