Fastest localized current

Last updated: October 14, 2017 at 18:08 pm

16.1 knots (29.6 km/h / 18.4 mph) – Sechelt Rapids (Skookumchuck Narrows), British Columbia, Canada. It is estimated that for a 3.6 m (12 ft) tide, 757 billion liters (200 billion gallons) of seawater flow through the Sechelt Rapids in 6 hours. The Skookumchuck Narrows is also the site of the world’s fastest drift dive.

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