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Coastal Waters Forecast for Washington...CORRECTED
National Weather Service Seattle WA
956 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

Corrected typo for zones 170, 173, and 176.

Inland waters of western Washington and
the northern and central Washington coastal waters including the
Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary

PZZ100-200215-
956 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

.Synopsis for the northern and central Washington coastal and
inland waters...A trough extending from a 990 mb low off the NW
coast of Vancouver Island will move across the area today. Expect
another trough to move across the area on Saturday. A stronger
frontal system will impact the Washington waters on Sunday for the
potential for widespread gale force winds.

$$

PZZ150-200215-
Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island Out 10 Nm-
956 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...SE wind 20 to 30 kt becoming SW. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft,
building to 5 to 7 ft. W swell 17 ft at 14 seconds, subsiding to
14 to 16 ft. Showers.
.TONIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell 17
ft at 14 seconds. Showers.
.SAT...SW wind 20 to 30 kt becoming S. Wind waves building to 6
to 8 ft. W swell 15 ft at 12 seconds, subsiding to 11 ft at 13
seconds. Showers likely.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind rising to 35 to 45 kt. Combined seas building
to 15 to 18 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.SUN...SW wind easing to 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W
swell 15 to 18 ft at 12 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell
15 ft at 14 seconds.
.MON...W wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 11 to 14
ft.
.TUE...SE wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 7 ft.

$$

PZZ153-200215-
Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville Out 10 Nm-
956 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...S wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SW. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft,
building to 4 to 6 ft. W swell 15 to 17 ft at 14 seconds. Showers.
.TONIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell
16 to 17 ft at 14 seconds. Showers.
.SAT...SW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming S. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W
swell 15 ft at 13 seconds subsiding to 11 ft. Showers likely.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind rising to 35 to 45 kt. Combined seas building
to 15 to 18 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.SUN...S wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell 15 to
17 ft at 12 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
15 ft at 14 seconds.
.MON...W wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 11 to 14
ft.
.TUE...SE wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 7 ft.

$$

PZZ156-200215-
Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater Out 10 Nm-
956 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...S wind 20 to 30 kt becoming SW. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft. W
swell 17 ft at 14 seconds subsiding to 15 ft. Showers.
.TONIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 15
to 17 ft at 14 seconds. Showers.
.SAT...SW wind 15 kt, becoming S 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves building
to 4 to 6 ft. W swell 15 ft at 13 seconds subsiding to 12 ft.
Showers likely.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind rising to 30 to 40 kt. Combined seas building
to 14 to 17 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.SUN...S wind 25 to 35 kt becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas
15 to 18 ft with a dominant period of 13 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
15 ft at 15 seconds.
.MON...W wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 11 to 14
ft.
.TUE...SE wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 7 ft.

$$

PZZ170-173-176-200215-
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-
956 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST THIS EVENING...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
MORNING...

.TODAY...SW wind 25 to 35 kt. Combined seas 17 to 20 ft with a
dominant period of 14 seconds. Showers.
.TONIGHT...W wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 5 to 8 ft. W swell 17
to 20 ft at 14 seconds. Showers.
.SAT...SW wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 5 to 8 ft. W swell
subsiding to 12 to 13 ft at 13 seconds. Showers likely.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind rising to 40 to 45 kt. Combined seas building
to 18 to 20 ft with a dominant period of 11 seconds.
.SUN...SW wind 25 to 35 kt. Combined seas 19 to 22 ft with a
dominant period of 12 seconds, subsiding to 18 to 19 ft with a
dominant period of 14 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell
16 to 17 ft at 14 seconds.
.MON...W wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 12 to 15
ft.
.TUE...SE wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell 7 to
9 ft.

$$

PZZ130-200215-
West Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
956 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SW late. Wind waves 2 to 4
ft. W swell 15 ft at 14 seconds. Showers.
.TONIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
16 ft at 14 seconds. Showers.
.SAT...SW wind 5 to 15 kt, becoming SE 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves
3 ft or less. W swell subsiding to 10 ft at 13 seconds. Showers
likely.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
9 ft at 11 seconds.
.SUN...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell building
to 14 ft at 12 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
13 ft at 14 seconds.
.MON...SW wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 10 to 13
ft.
.TUE...E wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 to 7
ft.

$$

PZZ131-200215-
Central U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
956 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

.TODAY...Variable wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...W wind rising to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves building to
2 to 4 ft. Showers decreasing late.
.SAT...W wind 15 to 25 kt, becoming E 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1
to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind rising to 25 to 35 kt. Wind waves building
to 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN...E wind 30 to 40 kt easing to 10 kt or less. Wind waves
5 to 7 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less.
.SUN NIGHT...Variable wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.MON...W wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...E wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.

$$

PZZ132-200215-
East Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
956 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers.
.TONIGHT...S wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. A chance of
showers.
.SAT...SE wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind rising to 30 to 40 kt. Wind waves building to
5 to 7 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 30 to 40 kt easing to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 to
7 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SE wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.MON...SW wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.TUE...SE wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.

$$

PZZ134-200215-
Admiralty Inlet-
956 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

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

.TODAY...S wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. Numerous
showers.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SE 10 kt or less. Wind
waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less. Showers likely.
.SAT...SE wind 10 kt or less, becoming S 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves
building to 2 to 4 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN...S wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT and MON...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...SE wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.

$$

PZZ133-200215-
Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands-
956 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SE wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 2 to 5 ft. Scattered
showers.
.TONIGHT...S wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 2 to 5 ft. Showers
likely.
.SAT...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 1 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.
.SAT NIGHT...SE wind rising to 30 to 40 kt. Wind waves building
to 4 to 7 ft.
.SUN...SE wind 30 to 40 kt becoming S 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves
4 to 7 ft subsiding to 2 to 4 ft.
.SUN NIGHT and MON...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...SE wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.

$$

PZZ135-200215-
Puget Sound and Hood Canal-
956 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S wind 5 to 15 kt, rising to 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 2
ft or less, building to 2 to 5 ft. Numerous showers.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Showers
decreasing late.
.SAT...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. A chance of
showers.
.SAT NIGHT through MON...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.TUE...SE wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.

$$

PZZ110-200215-
Grays Harbor Bar-
956 AM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

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

Combined seas 14 to 16 ft, with breakers covering the bar,
subsiding to 10 to 12 ft Saturday. Bar conditions severe,
becoming rough Saturday. The maximum ebb currents will occur
around 545 PM this evening and 630 am Saturday.

$$

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