Tacoma Narrows


Sea Kayak - Tacoma Narrows

We’ll paddle N in a 4.5kt current as we pass under the Narrows Bridge all the other current stations in the area are slightly less. We’ll stop at Point Defiance before continuing on to south end of Vashon Island at Neil Point. After lunch we’ll ride back south with maximum predicted current of 4.5kt

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  • Sea Kayak IV
  • Moderate
  • Mileage: 14.28 nm
  • Maximum Wind: 12 kts
  • Maximum Waves: 3.5 ft
  • Maximum Currents: 4.5 kts
  • Pace: 3.5

We’ll meet at Titlow Beach at 8:30am

launching at 9:15am

Proper immersion clothing required.

There are  rest rooms at the Park

Be sure to bring your wheels

bring if you have:

radio FM

Tow Belt

I wonder if a sail might make this paddle more fun?

Bring your sail if you’d like to try it.


Tacoma Narrows

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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