Tidal Marine is a new line of marine products manufactured in the Pacific Northwest. The name is new, but the company that manufactures Tidal Marine Products - Northwest Plastics Ltd. - has been a pioneer in producing rotational molded plastic products since 1973. For 43 years we have manufactured some of the most advanced marine buoy products of all sizes. We forged new ground when we were the first to produce rotomolded navigation buoys. Now we have buoys and floats that have been in the water for over 20 years in just about every part of the world. Need something custom? We can do that too!


Years In Business

Northwest Plastics Ltd was Incorporated in 1973 in Vancouver BC.

Years Afloat

Tidal Marine has buoys that have been in the water for over 20 years.

Styles & Sizes

The number of standard buoys and floats Tidal Marine produces.


Our buoys and floats can be found in service all around the world.


Tidal Marine products are manufactured by Northwest Plastics Ltd in the Pacific Northwest. That means that as the manufacturer, if one of our standard floats or buoys doesn't quite meet your needs, we can customize any float or buoy to suit your needs.

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~ News Releases ~

March 6, 2018

Tidal Marine Speed Marker Buoys for the Port of Vancouver

TDL 1.5 Coastal Buoys Installed in Deep Cove, British Columbia     Deep Cove, BC, March 6, 2018 – Tidal Marine is pleased to announce the installation of two TDL 1.5 Coastal buoys for the Port of Vancouver. The two speed marker buoys at the North and South ends of Deep Cove, British Columbia, inform boaters […]

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February 8, 2018

ISO 9001:2015 Certification

Northwest Plastics Ltd., the parent company of Tidal Marine, Announces Achievement of ISO 9001:2015 Certification   Port Coquitlam, BC, Feb 8, 2018 – Northwest Plastics Ltd. (“NPL” or the “Company”), a leading manufacturer of plastic parts and products for the transportation, aids to navigation, waste management, and aerospace industries, has received ISO 9001:2015 Certification for […]

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