Hammersley Inlet

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Sea Kayak - Hammersley Inlet

Introduction to fast currents. We will discuss what the following stats mean: Arcadia 14.29F @ 0716, 1.55E @ 1341; west end: -2.32 @ 1135 and +2.14 @ 1809, east end -3.49@1137, +2.99 @ 1717, explore how and why water moves the way it does and how you can plan for and take advantage of it. Immersion wear required, drysuit preferred

  • Sea Kayak II+, Sea Kayak III
  • Moderate

TBA with leader's permission

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: II+-III
  • Wind: 0-7 kts
  • Waves: 0-1'
  • Route: TBA
  • Distance:  nm
  • Pace: dependent on participants

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Route/Place

Hammersley Inlet



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

    MapTech Puget Sound Chart No. 100
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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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