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U.S. & Canadian Coast Guard crews working to assist sailors 200 miles off Washington coast

UPDATED at 12:15 p.m. Friday, August 19: U.S. and Canadian Coast Guard crews are working together to ensure five people abroad a 43-foot sailing vessel that was taking on water over 200 miles off the Washington Coast in 20-foot seas and 30-mph winds Thursday sail safely to Neah Bay, Washington. Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector […]

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NOAA’s secret weather sites

Most sailors in the Seattle area are familiar with the West Point and Seattle NOAA weather sites on the internet. But did you know that those sites are only the tip of the iceberg so to speak of the over 16,000 NOAA weather observation sites. There is one at the Alki Lighthouse in West Seattle for […]

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