Similk Bay (SWINOMISH-SIM5) site data in the Water Quality Portal

Data Provider: STORET (Learn more about Water Quality Portal Data Providers)

This ocean site, maintained by the Swinomish Indian Tribal Community (Tribal) (identifier SWINOMISH), has the name "Similk Bay" and has the identifier SWINOMISH-SIM5. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 17110019. You can learn more about what is happening in this HUC at the EPA's Surf Your Watershed site or at the USGS Science In Your Watershed site.

This site is located in Skagit County County, Washington at 48.4222000000 degrees latitude and -122.5580000000 degrees longitude using the datum WGS84. No horizontal location accuracy metadata is available.

To download the metadata about this site along with water quality data, go to the Portal Page and enter "SWINOMISH-SIM5" into the "Site ID" box under Site Parameters

What other monitoring locations are upstream or downstream from this one?

Upstream and downstream locations

This map shows all Water Quality Portal stations that are 10 miles upstream (dashed dark blue) and 10 miles downstream (solid light blue) of this monitoring location (indicated by the large blue circle). The upstream and downstream functionality is provided by the National Linked Data Index, part of the Open Water Data Initiative.

When were data collected at this location?

Periods of record for data characteristic groups
Characteristic Group Date Range*
Information 2015 - 2015
Microbiological 2014 - 2014
Physical 2014 - 2015
*Date ranges may contain gap years

What other information is available for this location?

Detailed Metadata

For the definitions of the metadata elements, please go to the Water Quality Portal user guide

Location Metadata Value
OrganizationIdentifier SWINOMISH
OrganizationFormalName Swinomish Indian Tribal Community (Tribal)
MonitoringLocationIdentifier SWINOMISH-SIM5
MonitoringLocationName Similk Bay
MonitoringLocationTypeName Ocean
HUCEightDigitCode 17110019
LatitudeMeasure 48.4222000000
LongitudeMeasure -122.5580000000
HorizontalCollectionMethodName GPS-Unspecified
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName WGS84
CountryCode US
StateCode 53
CountyCode 057
ProviderName STORET