Carr Inlet

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Sea Kayak - Carr Inlet

From Wauna, we'll paddle either to Burley Lagoon or Cutts Island depending on weather.

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  • Sea Kayak II/III
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 8.0 nm

Wauna Boat Launch 9am. Bring lunch, hot water (for gloves or for a beverage). The Wauna boat launch is just west of the Purdy spit.

Immersion wear required.

I expect this sea kayak trip to have this difficulty and these conditions.  View the sea kayak difficulties definitions on the Activity Types page.

  • Difficulty:  SK2+
  • Wind: <10 kts
  • Waves: <2 ft
  • Route: Along shoreline of Henderson Inlet
  • Distance: 8 nm
  • Pace: moderate
Route/Place

Carr Inlet



  • NOAA Puget Sound: Possession Sound to Olympia including Hood Canal No. 18445

    MapTech Puget Sound Chart No. 100

    NOAA Puget Sound: Southern Part No. 18448
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Required Equipment

Required Equipment

These seven 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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