Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
248 AM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

INLAND WATERS OF WESTERN WASHINGTON AND THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL
WASHINGTON COASTAL WATERS INCLUDING THE OLYMPIC COAST NATIONAL
MARINE SANCTUARY

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248 AM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND
INLAND WATERS...A FRONT OVER THE WESTERN WASHINGTON INTERIOR WILL
MOVE EAST OF THE CASCADES THIS MORNING...AND A TROUGH WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA FROM THE WEST TODAY AND TONIGHT. WEAK
HIGH PRES WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION SATURDAY AND MOVE EAST
SATURDAY NIGHT. THE NEXT FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA
SUNDAY NIGHT...WITH ANOTHER FRONT APPROACHING ON TUESDAY.

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
248 AM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM LATE
TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. SW SWELL 10 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT. SW SWELL
10 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY
IN THE MORNING THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING W AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. SW SWELL 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.MON...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT
BUILDING TO 11 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 13 FT.

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COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO
60 NM-
248 AM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM
SATURDAY MORNING THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. SW SWELL
11 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. SW SWELL 11 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT RISING TO 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT
12 SECONDS BUILDING TO SW 10 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL 13 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.MON...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 10 FT
BUILDING TO 14 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 14 FT.

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WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
248 AM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT DURING THE
MORNING. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL
9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 9 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SW TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SW SWELL 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.MON...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 FT
BUILDING TO 10 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 11 FT.

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CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
248 AM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

.TODAY...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NE TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING THEN SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SE TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING W TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

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PZZ132-241900-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
248 AM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY
IN THE MORNING THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SE TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING S TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT
BECOMING LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

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ADMIRALTY INLET-
248 AM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...S WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

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NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
248 AM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE MORNING THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SE TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

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PZZ135-241900-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
248 AM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

.TODAY...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT DURING THE
MORNING. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING THEN
SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

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GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
248 AM PDT FRI MAR 24 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

COMBINED SEAS 8 FT BUILDING TO 10 FT DURING EBB CURRENTS. BAR
CONDITIONS MODERATE BECOMING ROUGH DURING THE EBBS. MAXIMUM EBB
CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND 3 PM TODAY AND 330 AM SATURDAY.

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