Hobuck Beach

Trip

Sea Kayak - Hobuck Beach

Launch from Hobuck Beach and explore Makah Bay, returning to Hobuck Beach.

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  • Sea Kayak IV/V
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 8.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 15 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 9 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 2 kts
  • Pace: 3 kt

Meet at Hobuck campground 9 am. Ready to launch on the beach at 9:30 am.

Will include launch and land in surf with up to 6 feet. Will paddle in swell up to 9 feet. Will paddle near rocks at times. Helmet, immersion wear required. Surf training and rock garden training required. Reliable roll recommended and preferred.

Route/Place

Hobuck Beach



  • Custom Correct North Olympic Coast

    Green Trails Cape Flattery No. 98S

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    NOAA Cape Flattery No. 18485
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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
  9. Helmet
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