We spent three and a half years cruising the PNW; Admiralty Inlet, Puget Sound, Strait of Georgia etc. Great cruising grounds but we had to sail back to Hawaii to thaw out. We are planning to be back in that area next year.
Have you read Bitter End Blog
Captain Richard Rodrigues, based in Friday Harbor covers most of the significant marine events in the area. I still read it every day.
Welcome aboard Mate!