Tides and Currents by Anne Graves, Session One Part 1
Mar 05/19 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Copy To:


Introduction to Tides and Currents


Instructor: Anne Graves


When & Where:


Session ONE Part 1 Tuesday, March 5th, 7 – 9 pm

Session ONE Part 2 Thursday, March 7th, 7 – 9 pm


Session TWO Part 1 Tuesday, March 12th 7 – 9 pm

Session TWO Part 2 Thursday, March 14th, 7 – 9 pm


All sessions will be held at the Salvation Army Citadel, 4030 Douglas Street, Victoria (near McKenzie Intersection).


The Plan:

A hands-on course which will teach the basics of predicting tides and currents. Topics to be covered include:

- What are tides and currents? (the Reader's Digest version)

- Why do paddlers care?

- How to use Canadian Hydrographic Service (CHS) Tables (a requirement for Paddle Canada certifications) to predict tides and currents

- Other sources of information about tides and currents and their advantages/disadvantages

- Rules of thumb for estimating slack period and current strength

- Hands on practice using the CHS Tables for trip planning


Please bring:

- a copy of the 2019 Canadian Tides and Current Tables: Volume 5 (note – each participant requires own copy),

- pencil/pen

- highlighter

- ruler or straight edge

- a chart of the Victoria area you already have

- other tide/current resources you have already (eg. Current Atlas, Ports and Passes, Chart 1, computer apps/programs and ???) and think about what you see as advantages/disadvantages of each.


To register:  please contact Edgar Hulatt  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


Cost:    $15/person   Limited to 10 persons for each clinic.

A PayPal link will be sent out to allow registration.