Past Meetup

Paddle Penn Cove and visit Coupeville on Whidbey Island

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We will meet at the Boat Launch on the northern shore of Penn Cove at 10:30 am. We will paddle around the shoreline of Penn Cove and Oak Harbor. After kayaking we can visit historic Coupeville for an early dinner before heading back home. Total distance will be 8-12 miles.

If you are catching the ferry to Whidbey Island, aim for the 930 ferry from Mukilteo. It is a 20 minute ferry trip and the distance to the launch is about 40 minutes.

Skill Level: SK II/III. Bracing and self rescue skills required.

What to Bring:
Kayak, paddle, spray skirt, PFD, safety gear
Wet suit/dry suit

Weather/Wind Forecast:
NW 5-10 Kts
60/82 degrees sunny with clouds.

Predicted Current at Skagit Bay: 9:17 am Slack

11:00 am Ebbing (1 kts)

11:51 am Max Ebb (1.2kts)

1:00 pm Ebbing (0.9kts)

2:51 pm Slack

5:33 pm Max Flood (1.6kts)

Tides at Coupeville:

High Tide 12:12 pm 7.94 ft

Low Tide 5:22 pm 3.96 ft