Links and Resources
The Changing Tide newsletter: The quarterly publication of the California Clean Boating Network (CCBN). The newsletter is dedicated to promoting clean boating practices in California by focusing on new trends in clean boating practices and environmental services for boaters. Each issue also showcases great boating destinations throughout California.
Clean Marinas California: This website provides a view of the mission, organization, list of certified “clean” marinas, the complete manual illustrating the content to be reviewed during inspection, important links and other topics pertaining to the program.
Marine Debris and Volunteer Cleanup Programs: Ocean Conservancy (formerly the Center for Marine Conservation).
The Good Mate Project: How to organize awareness of marine debris with local boaters & at local marinas (Ocean Conservancy (formerly the Center for Marine Conservation)).
San Diego County Sea Grant Extension Program: Informational guides on caring for a boat and preventing ocean pollution.
Weather & Tides
NOAA Pacific Infrared Satellite
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, CDIP
WWW Tide and Current Predictor (West Coast in north to south order)
Other Useful Sites
California Marine Protected Areas: Educational Resources
California Marine Protected Areas: Additional Information
California Dept. of Fish and Wildlife, Marine Resources Index
Google's CA Marine Protected Areas Tour
California Integrated Waste Management Board
California State Water Resources Control Board
Gulf of the Farallones, National Marine Sanctuary
Marina Recreation Association
Pacific Oil Spill Prevention Education Team (POSPET)
Recreational Boaters of California