Low tide at The Battery: 7:05 am -0.1´
High tide at The Battery: 1:26 pm +4.9´
Full Moon: June 4
8:15am: Push off in the mud at the Englewood Boat Basin under overcast skies with a light south breeze. Five paddlers in the group: Bruce Taterka, David Leshan, and newbies Ken Rendell, David Alexander, and Maddie Taterka.
9:15am: 96th Street. Current moving us downriver fast against a mild south breeze, kicking up waves.
9:45: 48th St. Breeze dying. Current still strong.
10:15am: between 14th St. & Canal. Wind has died and water is flat. Current still moving south. Ferries are buzzing back and forth .
10:45am: The Battery. The water is flat and air is still. Wait for Statue of Liberty & Staten Island Ferries to pass.
11:05am: Strong N current in East River. Rest stop at Brooklyn Bridge.
11:40am: Sun is out! Head north on strong current in E. River. No wind or waves.
12:10pm: 23rd St.
12:25pm: S tip of Roosevelt I. Fast current.
12:40pm: N tip of Roosevelt I.
1:15pm: Randall´s Island rest stop. A private event was being set up in the park so we had to stay on the river side of the fence, under the watch of security people.
2:30pm: Push off from Randall´s. Slack water in the Harlem River.
3:00pm: 135th St. N current picking up.
3:30pm: Croton Aqueduct. Nice current moving north. Water is like glass.