Marrowstone & Indian Islands


Sea Kayak - Marrowstone & Indian Islands

Circumnavigation of Indian Island

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  • Sat, Jul 18, 2020
  • Everett Branch
  • Sea Kayaking
  • Adults
  • *Varies*, Sea Kayak III, Sea Kayak IV
  • Challenging
  • Mileage: 16.0 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 15 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 2 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 2.5 kts
  • Pace: Moderate

More details as the date approaches.

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:  SK III
Wind:  10-15 kts
Waves: 1-2 ft
Current: less than 3 kts
Estimated Distance:  12.5 nm.

Estimated Total Trip time (with four on-the-water segments and three fairly evenly spaced breaks): about 7.3 hours.  Longest single segment on the water is expected to be about 1 hour and 45 minutes depending on conditions and speed made good.

Pace: Moderate

Stay tuned for further updates as the trip date approaches.


Marrowstone & Indian Islands

  • NOAA Port Townsend No. 18464

    NOAA Bellingham to Everett No. 18423

    NOAA Approaches to Admirally Inlet Dungeness to Oak Bay No. 18471

    Sea Trails North Hood Canal, Dosewallips to Port Ludlow WA105

    Sea Trails Port Townsend, Dungeness Spit to Marrowstone Island WA103

    MapTech Cape Flattery to Whidbey Island No. 103
  • See full route/place details.
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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