Freshwater Bay

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Sea Kayak - Freshwater Bay

Freshwater Bay west toward Crescent Bay & return

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  • Sea Kayak IV
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 7.0 nm

10:00am at Freshwater Bay . 

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:  SKIV
  • Wind: <14 kts
  • Waves: <3 ft
  • Route: Crescent to Freshwater along the shoreline
  • Distance:  7 nm with meandering
  • Pace: Moderate

Immersion wear required.

Helmet and full-fingered gloves required. Floatation bags recommended.

Discover Pass required

Route/Place

Freshwater Bay



  • MapTech Cape Flattery to Whidbey Island No. 103

    NOAA Strait of Juan de Fuca: Eastern Part No. 18465
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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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