WSK Useful Links Page
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Kayak Organizations
WSK Flyer
American Canoe Association (ACA)
    Award Based Education System Proposal
Bay Area Sea Kayakers (BASK)
British Canoe Union (BCU)
QAJAQ-USA Non-Profit Associaton promoting Greenland Style Kayaking History &
Techniques


Weather/Tides/Conditions
Magic Seaweed; swell and wind info
Coastal Data Information Program
Tbone Tide and Current Predictions
Beach Water Quality, San Mateo County
California Coast Wave Modeling
iWindSurf.com
iKiteSurf.com Wind info
Wind Information
La Jolla Surfing Weather Links
No.Cal Surf Report
NOAA Forecast for No.Cal.
NOAA/NWS Graphical Forecasts
Pacific Wave Rider Surf Forecast
Scripps Buoy Data
Scripps Wave Predictions
Swell Watch
Tide Charts
UCSD Wave Forecast Models
USGS SFPorts (real time SF Bay info)
WXTide32 Program


Trip Planning
Local Put-ins
BASK Trip Planner
Route Builder (for sharing planned route)
Risk Assessment (Presentation by Sean Morley from March 2013 WSK Meeting)


River Information
California Creeking
USGS Water Flows
TheAmericanRiver.com


Environmental and Marine Issues

American Cetacean Society
Elkhorn Slough (Birding related)
Elkhorn Slough Foundation
Farallones Marine Sanctuary Association
Friends of Moss Landing Marine Labs
Friends of the Sea Otter
The Jelly Zone
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Save Our Shores
Save SF Bay
sfbaywildlife.info
SIMoN (Sanctuary Integrated Monitoring Network)
Surfrider Foundation
Water Quality
Whale Sightings


General Information
California Coastal Project
Free online NOAA Charts
FCC Maritime Mobile Service
GPS Presentation From the February 2009 WSK Meeting
Sea Kayak Web Ring
USGS Maritime Telecommunications
USGS SF Bay Bathymetry


Knots
Animated Knots for Scouts
Ropers Knots Page


Outfitters/Shops

Company Location(s)
Rentals
Classes
Trips
Gear
Adventure Sports Unlimited
Santa Cruz
X
X
X
 
Aquan Sports
 
San Carlos (10% discount for WSK Members)
X
X
 
X
Blue Waters
 
Tomales Bay
X
X
X
 
Cal. Canoe & Kayak (CCK)
 
Oakland, Half Moon Bay, Sacto
X
X
X
Eskape Custom Kayaking
 
Santa Cruz, Tomales Bay
 
X
X
 
Golden Gate Kayaking

San Francisco Bay, Peninsula,
Monterey Bay

 
X
 
 
Half Moon Bay Kayak Company

Pillar Point Harbor, Half Moon Bay

X
X
Kayak Connection
 
Santa Cruz & Moss Landing
X
X
Liquid Fusion Kayaking
 
Fort Bragg, CA
X
X
 
Monterey Bay Kayaks (MBK)
 
Moss Landing and Monterey
X
X
 
X
Outback Adventures
 
Larkspur, Fremont, Stevens Creek Res.
X
Sea Trek
 
Sausalito
X
X
X
 
Sunrise Mountain Sports
 
Livermore (additional 5% Rewards Program rebate for WSK Members)
X
X
 
X

"Trip" = out of area destinations such as Baja, San Juans, etc.
"Gear" = Boats and/or paddling gear for sale


Destinations
Kayaking Channel Islands National Park
Paddle Me (Northern California flat water locations)


Misc. Kayaking Links
CoolKayaking.com
PaddleWise.net
Paddling.net
Smart-Start-Kayaking.com
TopKayaker.net
WetDawg
Sports Basement (10% discount for WSK Members)