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Boat Access Only  

Kitsap County | Region 6 Information

Marine Area 9 (Admiralty Inlet)

Aerial Beach Photo (Dept. of Ecology)



Clams open all year
Oysters open all year


Not much is known about clam populations on this beach. A survey conducted in 1990 indicates the presence of native littleneck clams and butter clams.

Harvest Area Map
Map of FOULWEATHER BLUFF (DNR-64) harvest area


Foulweather Bluff (DNR-64) is boat access only. There is no upland access (see beach map). The beach is about 0.65 miles from boundary to boundary. The boundaries are not marked. The best landmark for this beach is the northeastern point of Foulweather Bluff. The northeastern point is about 270 yards north of the eastern boundary and 970 yards east of the western boundary. It is recommended that harvesters stay well within these boundaries to avoid trespassing. Approximate GPS coordinates of the northeastern point of Foulweather Bluff are: 47.940º N, 122.604º W. (see beach map).

Nearest boat ramps: Mats Mats Bay ramp (located two miles north of Port Ludlow near the town of Mats Mats) is about four nautical miles by boat from Foulweather Bluff. Salsbury County Park ramp (located one mile west of Port Gamble on Wheeler Street) is approximately 5.8 miles from Foulweather Bluff by boat.

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None. There are restrooms at Salsbury County Park and a vault toilet at Mats Mats Bay ramp. There are facilities for boaters at Port Ludlow Marina.

Beach information last updated: March 31, 2010 @ 4:23pm

Whidbey Island/Camano Island

For individual beach information, including harvesting seasons, click on the yellow squiggles below.

Whidbey Island/Camano Island Foulweather Bluff (DNR-64) DNR-68 DNR-69 Meadowdale County Park Picnic Point County Park Mukilteo State Park South Mukilteo Park South Everett(Howarth Park) Kayak Point County Park West Pass Access Cavelaro Beach South Port Susan Further North Camano Head Far South Mabana Mabana Un-named DNR Beach East Elger Bay West Elger Bay Camano Island State Park Cama Beach State Park South Rocky Point Fort Casey State Park South Fort Casey DNR-124A DNR-124 South Whidbey State Park DNR-101 and South Bush Point Double Bluff State Park South Useless Bay Dave Mackie County Park Scatchet Head Northeast Cultus Bay DNR-99 DNR-100 North Randal Point South Sandy Point Sunrise Beach East East Point Freeland County Park Hidden Beach Saratoga Pass Harrington Beach Snatelum Point Long Point Coupeville Madrona West Penn Cove San De Fuca East San De Fuca Monroe Landing Blowers Bluff

Yellow map areas (links) identify approximate public property boundaries and should not be considered legal property boundaries.
Many of these public beaches have no upland entrance and must be accessed by boat. Please respect adjacent private property.

This map is provided for informational purposes only. The accuracy of this map is not guaranteed.