Nanoose Bay: Clam Digging

  

Overview

Get your hands dirty. Enjoy sightseeing, beachcombing and easy clamming on pretty, sheltered beaches less than an hour from Nanaimo. Easy access to the area and plentiful clams make this a trip suitable for the whole family, including younger children. Plastic shovels and pails optional!

AT A GLANCE

REGION:Vancouver Island
SUB REGION: East Vancouver Island
SPECIES:Shellfish
SEASONS:Spring, Fall, Winter
CONDITIONS:On shore in a protected bay, but be aware of incoming tides. Weather varies by season and is typical for the Pacific Northwest.
ACCESSIBILITY:20 minutes north of Nanaimo via Highway 19.
LENGTH:
GUIDED:Self-Guided
COST: $
SERVICES:Services and amenities typical of a small, North American city.
EXPERIENCES:Bird watching is very popular, due to the wide variety of land and sea birds in the area. Also beachcombing, hiking and visiting small, nearby communities.

WEATHER AND MARINE FORECAST

GALE WARNING IN EFFECT

WEATHER
WEATHER

Mon, Dec 10

9°C

 

Tue, Dec 11

10°C

 

Wed, Dec 12

8°C

 

Thu, Dec 13

9°C

 

Fri, Dec 14

9°C

LUNAR
Wind

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20 this morning then increasing to southeast 20 to 30 this afternoon except southeast 35 northwest of Estevan Point.

Tides

Low: 08:00

High: 13:44

Low: 20:48

High: 03:36

*No guarantees about the correctness of this tidal data.

  

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