Kayak Navigation – Tides and Currents

Understanding Tides and Currents

Paddling requires an understanding of our dynamic environment.  Tides and currents have dramatic effects on local paddling conditions.  This slide show will help you understand tides and currents and the impact they have on paddling in the Chesapeake Bay.

Click on the slide to advance.  The video controls at the bottom will do not always activate the animations in the presentation.

 

Helpful Links:

https://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/tide_predictions.html

https://tidesandcurrents.noaa.gov/noaacurrents/Regions

http://www.deepzoom.com/   Displays animated current flows and tidal heights superimposed on nautical charts.

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