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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
236 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

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

PZZ100-271945-
236 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND INLAND
WATERS...A BROAD AND DIFFUSE LOW IN THE COASTAL WATERS WILL MOVE
SOUTH THROUGH THE OREGON COASTAL WATERS TODAY. MODERATE TO STRONG
NORTHEAST FLOW WILL DEVELOP BEHIND THIS LOW AS HIGH PRES BUILDS
OVER BRITISH COLUMBIA. HIGH PRESSURE AND LIGHT GRADIENTS WILL BE
OVER THE AREA SATURDAY NIGHT AND SUNDAY. EAST TO NORTHEAST FLOW
WILL DEVELOP AGAIN ON MONDAY.

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PZZ150-271945-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
236 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT
11 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...S WIND 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT
OR LESS. W SWELL 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND TO 10 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W
SWELL 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.MON...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 4 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 TO 30 KT...EASING TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7
FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT. NW SWELL 3 FT.

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PZZ153-271945-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
236 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT
13 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
4 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 FT AT
8 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
3 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.MON...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
2 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT.

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PZZ156-271945-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
236 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

.TODAY...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT
12 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 4 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...E WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
3 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.MON...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
2 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 4 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. NW
SWELL 4 FT.

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PZZ170-271945-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-
236 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT
11 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6
FT AT 11 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 FT AT
8 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.MON...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 TO 30 KT...EASING TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7
FT... SUBSIDING TO 1 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT.

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PZZ173-271945-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-
236 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT
12 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. NW SWELL 4
FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 FT AT
8 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. NW SWELL 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.MON...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT.

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PZZ176-271945-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO 60 NM-
236 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT
12 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 7 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES
1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...NE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 4 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. NW SWELL 3 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.MON...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT. NW SWELL 4 FT.

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PZZ130-271945-
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
236 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE IN THE
MORNING. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. RAIN
IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 2 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW
SWELL 2 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.MON...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT
OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SE TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 3 FT.

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PZZ131-271945-
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
236 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN IN THE
MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...NW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT
OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

PZZ132-271945-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
236 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM PST THIS MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE IN THE
MORNING. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN
A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.SAT...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...NW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT
OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS.

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PZZ134-271945-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
236 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

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

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PZZ133-271945-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
236 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 10 AM PST THIS MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT LATE IN THE
MORNING. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT LATE IN THE
MORNING. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS.

$$

PZZ135-271945-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
236 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM PST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N 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.
.SUN...S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT...BECOMING N. WIND WAVES 1 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS.

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PZZ110-271945-
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
236 AM PST FRI FEB 27 2015

COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FT. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND
1145 AM TODAY AND 1230 AM EARLY SATURDAY MORNING. BAR CONDITIONS
LIGHT.

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