Wind, Weather, and Tides

Everyone’s favorite subject!


Windwatch-click “Full Domain” to see all of Puget Sound, then click “Gust”.

Online Tide Charts:

NOAA Tide Observations vs. Predictions helps determine what the real tide may be based on current weather patterns versus the forecasted tide, which excludes current weather conditions.

Willy Weather Samish Point Tides

Barometric Pressure

Barometric Pressure for Samish Island

Road Closures

Skagit County Road Closures


Samish River near Burlington-USGS Monitoring Station

NOAA Forecast-Samish Island

Marine Forecast – Bow

There are several weather stations on the Island:

East Island, KWABow16  (Weather Underground)

Mid-Island KWABow15  (Weather Underground)

Mid-Island  KWABow33  (Weather Underground)

Neck of the Island (Ambient Weather-includes daily peak gust data)

Air Quality

Click here for data from the air quality sensor located on Samish Island.

Report air quality problems, including odors from tankers, to the Northwest Clean Air Agency at 360-428-1617, or on their website here.


SICC Tide Calendar – SICC produces an annual tide calendar with a custom photo and tide adjustments for Samish Island.  It is available for purchase at SICC events, Edgewater Garden Club meetings, and at Samish Gold Seafoods at 9015 Avon Allen Road in Bow (near WD Foods), 360-399-1356.

Robert Lord’s Rainfall Charts:



Community Collaborative Rain, Hail & Snow Network (CoCoRaHS)