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Newcastle Island Circumnavigation

Date and Time

Saturday, November 10, 2018, 10:00AM - 2:00PM

Location

oddiorne point boat ramp, portsmouth, nh,
New Hampshire, Seacoast,
NH

Registration

Registration is required for this activity. Please contact leader.

Overview

Newcastle Circumnavigation, Saturday Nov 10,2018 High tide 12:40 AM 9.6 Ft at Fort Point Low tide 6:20 PM -0.6 Ft at Fort Point Water Temp 49 Degrees Forecast = To Early to Predict This is an advanced intermediate Level (2+ potential Wind/Wave/Current) paddle around Newcastle Island at the mouth of the Piscataquis River in Portsmouth, NH. This scenic trip was featured in a Sea Kayak magazine article. Depending upon sea state and temps a river crossing and side trip to Whaleback Light will be included. Points of interest in addition to the light are Fort Constitution, NH Coast Guard Station, Fort Stark, Historic Wentworth Hotel and numerous Little Harbor/Back Channel inner islands. Must have proper cold water gear (Dry/Full Wet Suit), Good physical condition, minimum 15 ft sea kayak with bulkheads/floatation and self/assisted rescue skills) Registration is required. No fee. Additional launch info will be provided to registered paddlers. Note: Contact Leader for trip registration and detailed launch/itinerary information

AMC Trip Policy

Cost

Free


Whaleback Light at the mouth of the Piscataquis River, Portsmouth, NH

Activity

Paddling - Sea Kayaking

Offered By

New Hampshire

Status

Open

Audience

Adults (18+)


Leader