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updated March 13, 2010

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Marine weather forecast

Download Ugrib, a free program to download and view weather "grib" files anywhere in the world.

Worldwide weather is also available at Passageweather.com

If you're in the Bay within cell phone range you can also get the latest reports from all stations by phone:

Dial 1-888-701-8992 and when prompted dial in the following codes:

Lands End 46722 Amatuli Island 26222
Flat Island 34522 Augustine Island 28422


This month's tides

NOAA's tide site Printable tables, other features

NOAA's tide current site

OR get a free tide program to use on your own computer


Finally, Free OpenSource software for Mac AND PC for viewing and navigating with the NOAA BSB AND Enc Vector charts above: OpenCPN
Also displays AIS data AND tide and current data. Looks like a great simple program.

A $34 USB GPS to plug into your laptop

Nautical charts with topographic map overlays

Coast Pilot 9 complete [pdf]
Cape Spencer to Cook Inlet Chapter 4 only
Kodiak Island Chapter 5

Exploring Alaska's Kenai Fjords by David Wm. Miller is a great guide for the area between Gore Point and Seward

Official Sites

Local Businesses

Land's End Resort - Hotel, spa, conference facilities, restaurant, lounge Host to the annual HYC - Land's End Regatta

Greatland Laser - Non-flammable emergency signaling devices

Alaskan Wind Industries

Sailing, Inc: sailing classes & yacht brokerage, Seward

Boat portraits by Homer artist Brad Hughes

Other Yacht Clubs


(send your suggestions)

Fun Stuff

Nautical Measures


Ocean Navigator Sail
Blue Water Sailing Latitudes & Attitudes
Cruising World Good Old Boat
48° North Latitude 38
Practical Sailor  

Get your roll up yachting cap

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