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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
812 AM PST TUE FEB 9 2016

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

PZZ100-100115-
812 AM PST TUE FEB 9 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND
INLAND WATERS...LOWER PRES OVER THE OFFSHORE WATERS COMBINED WITH
HIGH PRES E OF THE CASCADES WILL KEEP THE FLOW EASTERLY TODAY. A
WEAK WARM FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS ON WED. A
COLD FRONT WILL STALL IN THE COASTAL WATERS THU AND FRI THEN MOVE
INLAND ON SAT.

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PZZ150-100115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
812 AM PST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 7 FT
AT 13 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT
12 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SW SWELL 7 FT AT 17 SECONDS...BUILDING TO W 9 FT AT 20
SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 9 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
13 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 11 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT
OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.

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PZZ153-100115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
812 AM PST TUE FEB 9 2016

.TODAY...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT
12 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 18 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 9 FT AT 20
SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT
20 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
13 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 12 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT
OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.

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PZZ156-100115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
812 AM PST TUE FEB 9 2016

.TODAY...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 FT
AT 14 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT
12 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W
SWELL 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 9 FT AT
20 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT
20 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
13 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2
TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 12 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 10 FT.

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PZZ170-100115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-
812 AM PST TUE FEB 9 2016

.TODAY...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT
AT 12 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W
SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 18 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 10 FT AT 20
SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 10 FT
AT 20 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 14
FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.FRI...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. W SWELL 12 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 11 FT...SUBSIDING TO 9 FT.

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PZZ173-100115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-
812 AM PST TUE FEB 9 2016

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT
12 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W
SWELL 7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 17 SECONDS...
BUILDING TO 10 FT AT 20 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 14
FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.FRI...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. W SWELL 12 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 11 FT...SUBSIDING TO 9 FT.

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PZZ176-100115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO 60 NM-
812 AM PST TUE FEB 9 2016

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT
12 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W
SWELL 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 16 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 10 FT AT 20
SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 11 FT AT 20 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 14 FT
AT 18 SECONDS.
.FRI...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 12 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT
OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 11 FT...SUBSIDING TO 9 FT.


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PZZ130-100115-
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
812 AM PST TUE FEB 9 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6
FT AT 12 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SW
SWELL 7 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.THU...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT
20 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.FRI...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 11 FT.
.SAT...S WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 8 FT.

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PZZ131-100115-
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
812 AM PST TUE FEB 9 2016

.TODAY...E WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. AREAS OF FOG IN
THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...NE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...E WIND TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS.
.SAT...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING SE TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS.

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PZZ132-100115-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
812 AM PST TUE FEB 9 2016

.TODAY...NE WIND TO 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT.
.SAT...SE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ134-100115-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
812 AM PST TUE FEB 9 2016

.TODAY...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SE WIND TO 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...SE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ133-100115-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
812 AM PST TUE FEB 9 2016

.TODAY...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING SE TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.WED NIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.THU...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ135-100115-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
812 AM PST TUE FEB 9 2016

.TODAY...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. AREAS OF FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. PATCHY FOG IN THE
MORNING. A CHANCE OF RAIN THROUGH THE DAY.
.WED NIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...SE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ110-100115-
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
812 AM PST TUE FEB 9 2016

COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT WITH MODERATE BAR CONDITIONS. MAXIMUM BAR
CONDITIONS AROUND 500 PM THIS AFTERNOON AND 530 AM WED. THE
AFTERNOON EBB WILL BE VERY STRONG.

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