Trip Planning

Weather for British Columbia

Environment Canada – Pacific Coast Weather

Hello Weather Canada

Weather forecast interpretation for boaters

Marine Weather Forecasts VHF Radio Services guide

BC regional marine weather guide

NOAA (North American Ocean and Atmospheric Association)

WMO (World Meteorological Organization)

Maritime Information Portal

Windfinder – real-time weather reports for BC

Weather tracker in real-time

Tides and Currents and more!

Canadian Hydrographic Service (CHS) – a treasure trove of free nautical publications

Canadian Tide Manual

Radio Aids

Radio Aids to Marine Navigation

Sailing Directions

Sailing Directions books


BC Ferries schedules

River Data

River heights – Canada Water Office

River forecasts – Environment Canada

Avadepth for Fraser River – Canada Water Office

National and Provincial Parks

God’s Pocket Marine Provincial Park

Gulf Island Reserve – Parks Canada

Gwaii Haanas National Park Reserve

Pacific Rim National Park Reserve – Parks Canada

West Coast Paddlers – places to paddle

Facilitator resource material

For all facilitator resources, see Facilitator Resources.