NOAA Web Site Link Tides and Currents Home Page Transparent placeholder image

Current Station Locations and Ranges


OREGON COAST

Average Speed and Direction
Min Before
Flood
Flood Min Before
Ebb
Ebb
Station Depth Latitude Longitude Spd Dir Spd Dir Spd Dir Ebb Dir
Cape Sebastian-42° 20'124° 26'--1.1 355--1.1 175
Cape Blanco-42° 50'124° 35'--1.1 010--1.1 190
Coquille River entrance-43° 07.30'124° 25.18'--1.4 091--1.2 290
Coos Bay entrance-43° 21.30'124° 20.47'--1.8 100--2.2 280
Umpqua River entrance-43° 40.70'124° 11.60'--0.8 010--1.0 190
Heceta Head-44° 8'124° 8'--1.2 005--1.4 185

YAQUINA BAY

Average Speed and Direction
Min Before
Flood
Flood Min Before
Ebb
Ebb
Station Depth Latitude Longitude Spd Dir Spd Dir Spd Dir Ebb Dir
Yaquina Bay entrance-44° 37'124° 4'--2.4 050--2.3 235
Highway Bridge-44° 37.40'124° 03.42'--1.9 044--2.1 222
Yaquina, Yaquina River-44° 36.12'124° 00.68'--1.0 184--1.1 002
Yaquina River, 1 mile below Toledo-44° 36.03'123° 56.50'--1.4 332--1.4 132

TILLAMOOK BAY

Average Speed and Direction
Min Before
Flood
Flood Min Before
Ebb
Ebb
Station Depth Latitude Longitude Spd Dir Spd Dir Spd Dir Ebb Dir
Tillamook Bay entrance-45° 33.73'123° 56.30'--3.0 141--2.6 305

COLUMBIA RIVER and APPROACHES

Average Speed and Direction
Min Before
Flood
Flood Min Before
Ebb
Ebb
Station Depth Latitude Longitude Spd Dir Spd Dir Spd Dir Ebb Dir
Sand Island Tower, 1nm SE of (midchannel)1546° 15.17'123° 59.45'0.10163.0 1070.31914.4 275
Sand Island Tower, 0.9nm SE of (north channel)1546° 15.47'123° 59.67'0.20152.1 0920.11841.9 262
Baker Bay entrance, E of Sand Island Tower2346° 15.72'123° 59.88'--1.2 008--0.8 202
Clatsop Spit, NNE of1546° 14.77'123° 59.65'0.10322.6 1140.22053.2 289
Sand Island, SSE of1246° 15.33'123° 58.08'--0.6 097--1.1 265
Youngs Bay Entrance1746° 11.18'123° 53.27'0.21721.7 0930.10061.1 260
Youngs Bay Bridge946° 10.67'123° 52.10'--0.8 1350.12220.8 320
Hammond, northeast of ship channel1546° 12.67'123° 56.07'0.12190.8 1340.12301.7 307
McGowan, SSW of1446° 14.37'123° 54.92'--1.7 107--4.3 282
Point Ellice, east of1746° 14.50'123° 50.90'--1.6 0650.13362.4 254
Point Adams, NNE OF1446° 13.67'123° 58.05'0.32021.6 1390.42102.5 297
Chinook Point, WSW of1446° 14.53'123° 57.85'0.22002.2 1170.41992.4 287
Tongue Point, northwest of1546° 13.15'123° 46.00'--0.8 077--2.4 249
Woody Island Channel1546° 14.37'123° 40.40'--1.0 118--0.9 298
Woody Island Channel (off Seal Island)1246° 13.05'123° 37.75'0.11560.5 0810.13581.2 247
Quinn Island, Prairie Channel846° 14.23'123° 30.20'--0.5 097--1.3 281
Clifton Channel1046° 13.07'123° 27.92'--0.5 118--1.1 301
Hunting Island, south of2046° 12.43'123° 24.25'0.12060.3 125--1.1 295
Cathlamet Channel, SE of Nassa Point1946° 09.37'123° 18.90'0.12210.2 103--1.6 278
Walker Island, south of1246° 08.47'123° 02.75'--0.4 148--1.2 330

WASHINGTON COAST

Average Speed and Direction
Min Before
Flood
Flood Min Before
Ebb
Ebb
Station Depth Latitude Longitude Spd Dir Spd Dir Spd Dir Ebb Dir
South Bend, Willapa River-46° 39.88'123° 48.08'--1.2 090--1.4 270

GRAYS HARBOR

Average Speed and Direction
Min Before
Flood
Flood Min Before
Ebb
Ebb
Station Depth Latitude Longitude Spd Dir Spd Dir Spd Dir Ebb Dir
Entrance, 0.2 mile south of north jetty-46° 55.58'124° 09.68'--2.5 070--1.7 243
Entrance, Point Chehalis Range-46° 54.50'124° 09.33'--1.7 092--3.1 268
Entrance, 0.6 mile WNW of Westport-46° 54.88'124° 07.50'--2.2 044--1.9 238
GRAYS HARBOR ENTRANCE-46° 55.35'124° 07.98'--1.9 061--2.8 242
Entrance, 1.1 miles NW of Westport-46° 55'124° 8'--1.8 078--2.5 233
Channel, 1.5 miles north of Westport-46° 56'124° 6'--1.4 036--1.8 226
Channel, 2.1 miles NNE of Westport-46° 56'124° 5'--1.2 021--1.3 249
Westport, channel 0.4 mile NE of-46° 54.85'124° 06.50'--1.9 113--1.9 310

WASHINGTON-BRITISH COLUMBIA COAST

Average Speed and Direction
Min Before
Flood
Flood Min Before
Ebb
Ebb
Station Depth Latitude Longitude Spd Dir Spd Dir Spd Dir Ebb Dir
Quillayute River entrance-47° 55'124° 38'--0.3 015--1.3 345

STRAIT of JUAN DE FUCA

Average Speed and Direction
Min Before
Flood
Flood Min Before
Ebb
Ebb
Station Depth Latitude Longitude Spd Dir Spd Dir Spd Dir Ebb Dir
STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA ENTRANCE-48° 27'124° 35'--0.6 115--1.5 290
Pillar Point-48° 16'124° 4'--1.4 100--0.9 280
Angeles Point, 2.3 miles north of-48° 12'123° 33'--1.0 078--2.2 260
RACE ROCKS, 4 miles south of-48° 14'123° 32'--1.2 091--2.0 271
Port Angeles48° 8'123° 25'Current Weak and Variable
Ediz Hook Light, 1.4 miles southeast of48° 7'123° 24'Current Weak and Variable
Ediz Hook Light, 1.2 miles north of-48° 10'123° 25'--0.8 080--1.1 295
Ediz Hook Light, 5.3 miles ENE of-48° 11'123° 17'--1.0 055--2.0 215
Trial Island, 5.2 miles SSW of-48° 19'123° 22'--1.1 045--1.4 235
New Dungeness Light, 2.8 miles NNW of-48° 14'123° 8'--0.5 075--1.2 255
New Dungeness Light, 6 miles NNE of-48° 16'123° 3'--0.5 050--1.1 255
Discovery Island, 7.6 miles SSE of-48° 18'123° 10'--0.7 035--1.0 260
Discovery Island, 3 miles SSE of-48° 23'123° 12'--0.9 025--2.3 250
Cattle Point, 2.8 miles SSW of-48° 24'123° 0'--0.6 0460.21260.4 187
Cattle Point, 5 miles SSW of-48° 23'123° 1'--0.9 120--0.9 210
Violet Point, 3.2 miles northwest of-48° 10'122° 58'--0.6 120--1.0 325
Kamen Point, 1.3 miles southwest of-48° 6'122° 58'--0.3 125--1.0 265
Smith Island, 1.4 miles SSW of-48° 18'122° 51'--0.7 090--1.0 280
Point Partridge, 3.7 miles west of-48° 14'122° 52'--0.4 140--2.1 250

ADMIRALTY INLET

Average Speed and Direction
Min Before
Flood
Flood Min Before
Ebb
Ebb
Station Depth Latitude Longitude Spd Dir Spd Dir Spd Dir Ebb Dir
Point Wilson, 1.1 miles NW of-48° 10'122° 46'--2.4 085--2.8 285
Point Wilson, 0.5 mi., northeast of-48° 9'122° 45'--2.2 114--2.6 298
Point Wilson, 1.4 miles northeast of-48° 10'122° 44'--3.4 112--3.5 297
Point Wilson, 2.3 miles NE of-48° 10'122° 42'--2.0 143--2.3 323
Admiralty Head, 0.5 mile west of-48° 9'122° 42'--2.1 145--3.1 025
Point Wilson, 0.8 mile east of-48° 9'122° 44'--2.5 165--2.6 280
Port Townsend, 0.5 mile S of Pt. Hudson48° 7'122° 45'Current Weak and Variable
Point Hudson, 0.5 mile east of-48° 7'122° 44'--1.2 115--0.6 010
Marrowstone Point
     1.1 miles northwest of-48° 7'122° 42'--1.3 100--1.3 275
     0.4 mile northeast of-48° 6'122° 41'--2.4 122--3.1 338
     0.3 mile northeast of-48° 6'122° 41'--2.0 170--2.8 015
     1.6 miles northeast of-48° 7'122° 40'--2.3 152--2.6 344
Nodule Point, 0.5 mile southeast of-48° 2'122° 40'--2.0 160--2.5 339
ADMIRALTY INLET (off Bush Point)-48° 2'122° 38'--1.6 179--2.6 003
Bush Point Light, 0.5 mile NW of-48° 2'122° 37'--1.7 141--2.9 309
Olele Point, 1.8 miles ENE of-47° 59'122° 38'--0.8 167--1.3 352
Port Townsend Canal-48° 2'122° 44'--2.6 150--2.9 330

HOOD CANAL

Average Speed and Direction
Min Before
Flood
Flood Min Before
Ebb
Ebb
Station Depth Latitude Longitude Spd Dir Spd Dir Spd Dir Ebb Dir
Foulweather Bluff-47° 55.90'122° 38.33'--0.7 140--0.9 325
Port Gamble Bay, 0.5 mile N of entrance47° 51.87'122° 34.63'Current Weak and Variable
Port Gamble Bay entrance-47° 51.27'122° 34.63'--0.9 185--0.7 000
Port Gamble Bay47° 50.00'122° 34.53'Current Weak and Variable
Chinom Point47° 32'123° 2'Current Weak and Variable

PUGET SOUND

Average Speed and Direction
Min Before
Flood
Flood Min Before
Ebb
Ebb
Station Depth Latitude Longitude Spd Dir Spd Dir Spd Dir Ebb Dir
Useless Bay47° 58.70'122° 29.72'Current Weak and Variable
Foulweather Bluff-47° 57.25'122° 34.75'--1.5 115--1.8 335
Edmonds, 2.7 miles WSW of-47° 48.38'122° 26.67'--0.2 170--0.5 000
Port Madison entrance47° 44.13'122° 29.50'Current Weak and Variable
Agate Passage, north end-47° 43.32'122° 33.30'--1.2 230--1.8 032
Agate Passage, south end-47° 42.77'122° 33.93'--3.3 216--3.6 037
Port Orchard47° 38.25'122° 35.08'Current Weak and Variable
Port Orchard, off Keyport47° 42.02'122° 36.50'Current Weak and Variable
Shilshole Bay47° 41'122° 25'Current Weak and Variable
West Point, 0.3 mile west of-47° 39.67'122° 26.33'--0.7 225--0.7 015
West Point, 1.2 miles west of47° 39.57'122° 27.92'Current Weak and Variable
Elliott Bay entrance47° 36.72'122° 24.43'Current Weak and Variable
Alki Point, 0.3 mile west of-47° 34.53'122° 25.68'--0.5 160--0.5 330
Rich Passage
     Off Pleasant Beach-47° 35'122° 32'--1.3 330--2.8 132
     West end-47° 35.40'122° 33.73'--2.4 238--3.1 055
Port Orchard, southwest of Waterman47° 34'122° 36'Current Weak and Variable
Sinclair Inlet47° 33.2'122° 38.02'Current Weak and Variable
Port Washington Narrows, south ent-47° 34'122° 37'--1.0 326--1.7 154
Port Washington Narrows, north ent-47° 36.08'122° 39.70'--2.2 330--2.2 156
Blake Island, southwest of-47° 31.50'122° 29.97'--0.3 131--0.5 326
East Passage- -° -'-° -'Current Weak and Variable
Commencement Bay- -° -'-° -'Current Weak and Variable
Gig Harbor entrance-47° 19.55'122° 34.48'--0.9 016--1.2 176
The Narrows
THE NARROWS, north end (midstream)-47° 18.37'122° 32.98'--3.2 136--2.8 334
     0.1 mile east of Point Evans-47° 17.15'122° 32.67'--4.3 201--3.4 023
     South end (midstream)-47° 15.65'122° 33.50'--3.8 218--3.1 022
Hale Passage, west end-47° 16.67'122° 39.73'--1.4 299--1.8 119
Carr Inlet- -° -'-° -'Current Weak and Variable
Gibson Point, 0.8 mile east of-47° 13.08'122° 35.37'--2.1 203--1.8 029
Nisqually Reach-47° 7'122° 42'--1.1 259--1.1 044
Balch Passage-47° 11.25'122° 41.83'--1.1 296--2.2 107
Pitt Passage, east of Pitt Island-47° 13.42'122° 42.95'--0.9 204--1.4 028
Dana Passage-47° 09.80'122° 52.07'--1.5 249--2.2 076
Olympia, Budd Inlet47° 5'122° 55'Current Weak and Variable
Eld Inlet entrance-47° 08.78'122° 56.00'--0.9 224--0.6 028
Peale Passage, north end-47° 13.35'122° 55.22'--0.5 319--1.2 145
Squaxin Passage, north of Hunter Point-47° 10.62'122° 55.15'--1.4 286--1.2 121
Totten Inlet entrance-47° 11.33'122° 56.70'--1.7 243--1.0 054
Hammersley Inlet, 0.8 mile east of Libby Point-47° 12.15'122° 58.47'--2.3 283--2.4 102
Hammersley Inlet, west of Skookum Point-47° 12.42'123° 02.37'--1.7 287--1.6 101
Pickering Passage, south end-47° 13.17'122° 56.08'--1.3 190--1.3 013
Pickering Passage, off Graham Point-47° 14.90'122° 55.53'--1.1 199--1.3 034
Pickering Passage, north end-47° 18.35'122° 51.05'--0.6 250--0.6 067
Case Inlet, 1 mile SE of McMicken Island47° 14.30'122° 50.62'Current Weak and Variable

POSSESSION SOUND-SKAGIT BAY

Average Speed and Direction
Min Before
Flood
Flood Min Before
Ebb
Ebb
Station Depth Latitude Longitude Spd Dir Spd Dir Spd Dir Ebb Dir
Possession Sound- -° -'-° -'Current Weak and Variable
Port Susan48° 6'122° 22'Current Weak and Variable
Saratoga Passage- -° -'-° -'Current Weak and Variable
Skagit Bay, 1 mi. S of Goat Island-48° 20.67'122° 32.62'--1.8 139--1.4 312
Skagit Bay, channel SW of Hope Island-48° 23.58'122° 34.80'--2.3 165--2.0 344

ROSARIO STRAIT

Average Speed and Direction
Min Before
Flood
Flood Min Before
Ebb
Ebb
Station Depth Latitude Longitude Spd Dir Spd Dir Spd Dir Ebb Dir
Yokeko Point, Deception Pass-48° 24.77'122° 36.82'--2.1 064--2.7 222
DECEPTION PASS, (Narrows)-48° 24.37'122° 38.58'--5.2 090--6.6 270
Iceberg Point, 2.1 miles SSW of-48° 23'122° 55'--1.1 010--0.8 260
Colville Island, 1 mile SSE of-48° 24'122° 49'--1.1 055--2.3 235
Colville Island, 1.4 miles east of-48° 25'122° 47'--1.6 055--1.9 215
Deception Island, 2.7 miles west of-48° 24.75'122° 44.37'--0.9 015--1.3 190
ROSARIO STRAIT-48° 27.50'122° 47.00'--1.1 335--1.9 175
Lopez Pass-48° 28.78'122° 49.12'--1.6 275--1.9 085
Burrows Bay, 0.5 mile east of Allan I-48° 27.77'122° 40.97'--1.0 022--0.4 209
Burrows I.-Allan I., Passage between-48° 28.30'122° 41.98'--2.2 304--1.4 096
Burrows Island Light, 0.8 miles WNW of-48° 29'122° 44'--1.1 015--2.1 200
Green Point, 0.8 mile northwest of-48° 30.28'122° 42.37'--2.0 020--1.9 190
Shannon Point, 2.0 miles west of-48° 30.63'122° 43.83'--1.4 005--1.8 190
Fauntleroy Point Light, 0.8 mile ESE of-48° 31.20'122° 46.18'--1.2 310--1.4 125
Thatcher Pass-48° 31.65'122° 48.18'--0.4 300--0.9 075
Frost-Willow Island, between-48° 32.35'122° 49.85'--0.6 010--0.8 126
Strawberry Island, 0.8 mile west of-48° 33.67'122° 45.25'--1.5 020--2.6 190
Peavine Pass, west entrance-48° 35.22'122° 49.20'--1.7 055--2.2 285
Obstruction Pass Light, 0.4 mile NW of-48° 36.22'122° 48.80'--1.3 100--1.0 270
Peapod Rocks Light, 1.2 miles south of-48° 37.33'122° 44.83'--1.3 030--1.9 215
Barnes Island, 0.8 mile southwest of-48° 41.15'122° 47.33'--0.6 315--0.9 140
Raccoon Point, 0.6 mile NNE of-48° 42.38'122° 49.75'--0.6 286--0.8 101
Parker Reef Light, 0.5 mile north of-48° 43.98'122° 53.40'--1.1 067--1.5 278
Matia Island, 0.8 mile west of-48° 44.93'122° 51.95'--1.2 350--1.5 206
Guemes Channel, west entrance-48° 31.27'122° 39.13'--0.9 095--2.1 255
Guemes Island, 0.5 mile east of48° 32'122° 34'Current Weak and Variable
Huckleberry Island, 0.5 mile north of-48° 32.75'122° 33.98'--0.8 006--0.6 253
Eliza Island, 0.5 mile southeast of48° 39'122° 34'Current Weak and Variable
Bellingham Channel, off Cypress I. Light-48° 33.62'122° 39.82'--1.2 045--2.2 185
Towhead Island, 0.4 mile east of-48° 36.73'122° 42.13'--0.8 315--0.4 125
Sinclair Island Light, 0.6 mile SE of-48° 36.17'122° 38.92'--1.4 045001.6 210
Lawrence Point, Orcas I., 1.3 mi. NE of-48° 40.70'122° 42.87'--1.4 345--1.4 145
Hale Passage, 0.5 mile SE of Lummi Point-48° 43.88'122° 40.67'--1.1 350--1.0 145
Clark Island, 1.6 miles north of-48° 43.88'122° 46.40'--0.7 335--1.1 150
Matia Island, 1.4 miles north of-48° 46.33'122° 50.97'--0.6 330--0.6 190
Puffin Island Light, 4.8 miles north of-48° 49.33'122° 48.50'--0.5 325--0.8 210

SAN JUAN CHANNEL

Average Speed and Direction
Min Before
Flood
Flood Min Before
Ebb
Ebb
Station Depth Latitude Longitude Spd Dir Spd Dir Spd Dir Ebb Dir
Cattle Point, 1.2 miles southeast of-48° 26.03'122° 56.82'--0.8 340--2.4 195
SAN JUAN CHANNEL (south entrance)-48° 27.68'122° 57.05'--2.6 010--2.6 180
Kings Point, Lopez Island, 1 mile NNW of-48° 29.00'122° 57.35'--1.6 020--1.3 185
Pear Point, 1.1 miles east of-48° 30.68'122° 57.17'--1.0 359--1.4 203
Turn Rock Light, 1.9 miles northwest of-48° 33.40'122° 59.90'--0.9 330--1.3 135
Crane Island, south of, Wasp Passage-48° 35.37'122° 59.92'--0.4 288--0.3 075
Wasp Passage Light, 0.5 mile WSW of-48° 35.53'122° 59.37'--1.2 300--1.1 110
Spring Passage, south entrance-48° 36.68'123° 02.05'--0.9 010--1.0 150
Limestone Point, Spieden Channel-48° 37.58'123° 06.55'--1.8 085--3.2 283
Point Disney, 1.6 miles east of-48° 40.37'123° 00.37'--0.5 020--2.2 230
Harney Channel-48° 35.45'122° 55.23'--0.6 250--0.7 120
East Sound entrance48° 35.22'122° 51.42'Current Weak and Variable
East Sound, 0.2 mile SW of Rosario Point48° 38.65'122° 52.88'Current Weak and Variable

HARO STRAIT and BOUNDARY PASS

Average Speed and Direction
Min Before
Flood
Flood Min Before
Ebb
Ebb
Station Depth Latitude Longitude Spd Dir Spd Dir Spd Dir Ebb Dir
Discovery Island, 3.3 miles northeast of-48° 27'123° 9'--1.3 345--1.6 170
Kellett Bluff, west of-48° 35.35'123° 13.50'--1.6 000--2.1 170
Turn Point, Boundary Pass-48° 41.72'123° 14.13'--0.7 080--1.6 260
Skipjack Island, 2 miles NNE of-48° 46'123° 1'0.52951.7 0410.21202.7 203
Johns Island, 0.8 mile north of-48° 41'123° 9'--0.6 090--0.6 350
Waldron Island, 1.7 miles west of-48° 42.25'123° 06.52'--1.4 040--1.2 260
Skipjack Island, 1.5 miles northwest of-48° 44.97'123° 03.65'--0.8 035--1.4 290
Point Hammond, 1.1 miles northwest of-48° 43.92'123° 01.52'--0.6 055--2.4 255
Alden Point, Patos Island, 2 miles S of-48° 45.47'122° 58.82'--1.0 025--2.1 185
Patos Island Light, 1.4 miles west of-48° 47.33'123° 00.20'--0.8 065--2.0 180
Toe Point, Patos Island, 0.5 mile S of-48° 46.70'122° 56.45'--1.6 045--1.6 270

GEORGIA STRAIT

Average Speed and Direction
Min Before
Flood
Flood Min Before
Ebb
Ebb
Station Depth Latitude Longitude Spd Dir Spd Dir Spd Dir Ebb Dir
Drayton Harbor Entrance-48° 59.45'122° 46.07'--1.0 1330.0-1.0 313
Sucia I., 0.5 mile WNW of Lawson Bluff-48° 46'122° 56'--0.8 025--1.4 205
Sansum Narrows-48° 47.00'123° 33.37'--1.7 000--1.7 180
ACTIVE PASS-48° 52.78'123° 17.75'--3.3 045--3.7 225
Porlier Pass-49° 00.65'123° 35.50'--4.3 045--4.7 225
Gabriola Pass-49° 07.70'123° 42.15'--4.0 090--4.0 270
Dodd Narrows-49° 8'123° 49'--4.8 315--5.2 135
BURRARD INLET, First Narrows-49° 19'123° 8'--3.7 135--3.7 315
Second Narrows, Burrard Inlet-49° 18'123° 1'--3.3 090--3.3 270
Seechelt Rapids-49° 45'123° 55'--6.5 150--6.5 330
Stevens Pass-49° 31'124° 31'--2.2 310--2.2 130
Cape Lazo-49° 43'124° 48'--2.0 355--2.0 175
Kuhushan Point-49° 53'125° 4'--2.0 325--2.0 145
Shelter Point-49° 57'125° 10'--2.0 145--2.0 325

DISCOVERY PASSAGE

Average Speed and Direction
Min Before
Flood
Flood Min Before
Ebb
Ebb
Station Depth Latitude Longitude Spd Dir Spd Dir Spd Dir Ebb Dir
Off Cape Mudge-50° 0'125° 14'--5.0 165--5.0 345
Orange Point-50° 4'125° 17'--5.0 145--5.0 325
Race Point-50° 7'125° 20'--6.5 125--6.5 305
SEYMOUR NARROWS-50° 8'125° 21'--9.2 180--9.8 000
Separation Head-50° 11'125° 22'--3.4 170--3.6 350
Moriarty Point-50° 16'125° 25'--2.5 170--2.5 350
Chatham Point-50° 20'125° 27'--2.5 165--2.5 345

JOHNSTONE STRAIT

Average Speed and Direction
Min Before
Flood
Flood Min Before
Ebb
Ebb
Station Depth Latitude Longitude Spd Dir Spd Dir Spd Dir Ebb Dir
Ripple Point-50° 22'125° 35'--3.4 105--3.6 285
Camp Point-50° 24'125° 51'--3.4 090--3.6 270
Race Passage-50° 23'125° 53'--4.8 110--5.2 290
Current Passage-50° 25'125° 54'--4.8 120--5.2 300
Ransom Point-50° 28'126° 6'--2.5 110--2.5 290
Off Broken Island-50° 30'126° 17'--2.5 100--2.5 280
Robson Bight (off)-50° 30'126° 35'--2.5 100--2.5 280
Ella Point, Weynton Passage-50° 33'126° 48'--3.9 105--4.1 285

BROUGHTON STRAIT

Average Speed and Direction
Min Before
Flood
Flood Min Before
Ebb
Ebb
Station Depth Latitude Longitude Spd Dir Spd Dir Spd Dir Ebb Dir
Pearse Passage, Cormorant Island-50° 35'126° 54'--3.9 165--4.1 345
Leonard Point, Cormorant Island-50° 36'126° 58'--2.5 090--2.5 270
Ledge Point-50° 36'127° 4'--2.5 110--2.5 290
Pulteney Point-50° 37'127° 10'--2.5 120--2.5 300

QUEEN CHARLOTTE STRAIT

Average Speed and Direction
Min Before
Flood
Flood Min Before
Ebb
Ebb
Station Depth Latitude Longitude Spd Dir Spd Dir Spd Dir Ebb Dir
False Head, 2 miles north from-50° 41'127° 17'--2.5 130--2.5 310
Dillon Point, 1 mile north-50° 46'127° 25'--2.5 110--2.5 290
Gordon Channel-50° 55'127° 40'--2.5 125--2.5 305

GOLETAS CHANNEL

Average Speed and Direction
Min Before
Flood
Flood Min Before
Ebb
Ebb
Station Depth Latitude Longitude Spd Dir Spd Dir Spd Dir Ebb Dir
Duval Point-50° 48'127° 30'--2.5 110--2.5 290
Boxer Point-50° 49'127° 39'--2.5 110--2.5 290
Lemon Point-50° 51'127° 46'--2.5 110--2.5 290
Heath Point-50° 53'127° 53'--3.0 110--3.0 290
Nawhitti Bar-50° 54'128° 0'--4.0 100--4.0 280

PASSAGES NORTH OF VANCOUVER ISLAND

Average Speed and Direction
Min Before
Flood
Flood Min Before
Ebb
Ebb
Station Depth Latitude Longitude Spd Dir Spd Dir Spd Dir Ebb Dir
Surge Narrows, Okisollo Channel-50° 14'125° 10'--7.0 140--7.0 320
Hole In The Wall, Okisollo Channel-50° 18'125° 13'--7.5 050--7.5 230
Rapids, near Barnes Bay, Okisollo Chan-50° 19'125° 16'--6.5 072--6.5 252
Arran Rapids, north of Stuart Island-50° 25'125° 8'--7.0 065--7.0 245
Yuculta Rapids, SW of Stuart Island-50° 21'125° 9'--5.0 145--5.0 325
Godwin Point, Cordero Island-50° 28'125° 25'--2.2 050--2.2 230
Shell Point, Blind Channel-50° 26'125° 31'--5.0 355--5.0 175
Green Point Rapids, Cordero Channel-50° 27'125° 31'--5.0 130--5.0 310
Whirlpool Rapids, Wellbore Channel-50° 27'125° 47'--6.0 185--6.0 005
Shaw Point, Sunderland Channel-50° 28'125° 56'--1.5 060--1.5 240
Root Point, Chatham Channel-50° 35'126° 12'--5.5 110--5.5 290
Littleton Point, Chatham Channel-50° 37'126° 17'--3.5 130--3.5 310
Ripple Bluff, Knight Inlet-50° 38'126° 31'--2.5 105--2.5 285
Owl Island, main ent. to Knight Inlet-50° 38'126° 41'--2.5 120--2.5 300

HECATE STRAIT and CHATHAM SOUND

Average Speed and Direction
Min Before
Flood
Flood Min Before
Ebb
Ebb
Station Depth Latitude Longitude Spd Dir Spd Dir Spd Dir Ebb Dir
Meyers Narrows, Meyers Passage-52° 37'128° 39'--2.2 090--2.2 270
Grenville Channel (narrow portion)-53° 36'129° 41'--1.4 320--3.4 140
Skeena River, Middle Passage-54° 6'130° 13'--2.2 120--2.2 310
Tuck Narrows, Prince Rupert Harbor-54° 24'130° 15'--5.2 325--4.8 145
Between Rose Spit and Overfall Shoal-54° 14'131° 35'--2.8 145--2.8 325

Revised: 10/15/2013
NOAA / National Ocean Service
Web site owner: Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services