Coast Guard Maritime Force Protection Unit Bangor
Naval Base Kitsap
T-035 Harder Rd, Silverdale, WA 98315
In Silverdale, the summers are short, warm, dry, and partly cloudy and the winters are very cold, wet, and mostly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 36°F to 78°F and is rarely below 27°F or above 88°F.
The warm season lasts for 2.7 months, from June 23 to September 14, with an average daily high temperature above 71°F. The hottest day of the year is August 2, with an average high of 78°F and low of 56°F. The cool season lasts for 3.5 months, from November 12 to February 27, with an average daily high temperature below 51°F. The coldest day of the year is December 23, with an average low of 36°F and high of 44°F.
The wetter season lasts 6.6 months, from October 10 to April 29, with a greater than 32% chance of a given day being a wet day. The chance of a wet day peaks at 57% on November 18. The drier season lasts 5.4 months, from April 29 to October 10. The smallest chance of a wet day is 7% on August 5.
Cost of Living
The overall cost of living index in Silverdale, WA is 134, which is 16% higher than the Washington average and 34% higher than the national average. The cost of living index is created from the following categories: goods/services (33%), groceries (13%), health care (5%), housing (30%), transportation (9%) and utilities (10%). As you can see, goods/services and housing make up the majority of the overall cost of living index. Everyday goods and services can be a good indicator of the general cost of goods in a given city. In this case, the goods and services in Silverdale, WA are 27% higher than the Washington average and 35% higher than the national average.
Getting to Know the Area
The Coast Guard Maritime Protection Force is located in Silverdale, WA, on Naval Base Kitsap in Bangor. Silverdale is on the Kitsap Peninsula, situated ten miles northwest of the city of Bremerton and nine miles south of Poulsbo. Silverdale lies at the north tip of Dyes Inlet, which connects it to Bremerton via Sinclair Inlet and the Pacific Ocean via Puget Sound.
Bremerton is truly a beautiful City where guests enjoy the downtown Harborside area. It includes Kitsap Conference Center, two hotels, fine dining, coffee shops, cafes and the Port of Bremerton Marina with 220 permanent slips and 100 for visiting boaters. We invite you to enjoy a stroll through the Arts District, Puget Sound Navy Museum, USS Turner Joy, Boardwalk, Harborside Fountain Park and PSNS Memorial Plaza all located near the ferry terminal. Take a short walk across the Manette Bridge for more cafes and shopping. A few blocks north of downtown is Evergreen Rotary Park featuring the 9/11 Memorial and accessible playground. Gold Mountain Golf Course includes two 18 hole championship courses and disc golf is available at NAD Park. Our diversity has rewarded Bremerton with a thriving artistic and cultural community.
Silverdale is approximately an hours drive or ferry ride from Seattle, a city on Puget Sound in the Pacific Northwest surrounded by water, mountains, and evergreen forests. The greater Seattle area contains thousands of acres of parkland. Seattle is Washington State’s largest city and it is home to a large tech industry, with Microsoft and Amazon headquartered in its metropolitan area. The futuristic Space Needle, a 1962 World’s Fair legacy, is its most iconic landmark.
The Seattle metropolitan area offers endless opportunities for shopping, site-seeing, arts and cultural experiences, fun, and entertainment. Seattle also has an excellent transportation system which makes it easy to travel around the city. Options include the Link Light Rail, Bus Metro Transit, Streetcars, Monorail, and taxis. Because of Seattle’s close proximity to water, mountains, and forests, residents have access to amazing outdoor adventures and activities, such as hiking, whale watching, paddle boarding, swimming, fishing, white water rafting, and skiing. For more information about things to do in Seattle, visit https://www.visitseattle.org/things-to-do/.