Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
300 AM PST WED JAN 28 2015

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

PZZ100-281745-
300 AM PST WED JAN 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND INLAND
WATERS...A BROAD WEAK SURFACE RIDGE CENTERED OVER EASTERN WA WILL
MAINTAIN WEAK OFFSHORE FLOW TODAY THROUGH SATURDAY. THE NEXT WEAK
COLD FRONT SHOULD REACH THE AREA ON SUNDAY.

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PZZ150-281745-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
300 AM PST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 4 FT AT
12 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SPRINKLES.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 FT
AT 19 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SPRINKLES.
.THU...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT
17 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT. W SWELL 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 4 FT...
BUILDING TO SW 7 FT.

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PZZ153-281745-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
300 AM PST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...E WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SPRINKLES.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 4 FT
AT 19 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SPRINKLES.
.THU...SE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING NW TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WIND TO 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES
1 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 6 FT
AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...E WIND 10 KT...RISING TO 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W
SWELL 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 4 FT...
BUILDING TO 7 FT.

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PZZ156-281745-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
300 AM PST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT
12 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SPRINKLES.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 4 FT
AT 19 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SPRINKLES.
.THU...E WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 4 FT AT
17 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING NE TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...E WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 6 FT
AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 4 FT...BUILDING TO 6 FT.

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PZZ170-281745-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-
300 AM PST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING E TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SPRINKLES.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 FT
AT 18 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SPRINKLES.
.THU...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT
15 SECONDS.
.FRI...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING SW TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT
14 SECONDS.
.SAT...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT. W SWELL 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5 FT...
BUILDING TO SW 8 FT.

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PZZ173-281745-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-
300 AM PST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...E WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT
16 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SPRINKLES.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 FT AT 19 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SPRINKLES.

.THU...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT
17 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING N TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 6 FT
AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...E WIND TO 10 KT...RISING TO 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT. W SWELL 5 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5 FT...
BUILDING TO SW 8 FT.

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PZZ176-281745-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO 60 NM-
300 AM PST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...NE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 16 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SPRINKLES.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 5 FT
AT 19 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SPRINKLES.
.THU...S WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 17 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 7 FT AT
17 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING N TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT
15 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 6 FT
AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...E WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 FT...BUILDING TO SW
8 FT.

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PZZ130-281745-
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
300 AM PST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING SE 10 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SPRINKLES.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 3 FT
AT 18 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SPRINKLES.
.THU...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 FT AT
17 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
6 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT
15 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 FT
AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT. W SWELL 5 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 FT...BUILDING TO SW
6 FT.

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PZZ131-281745-
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
300 AM PST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...LIGHT WIND BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT...BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SPRINKLES.
.THU...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...E WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

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PZZ132-281745-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
300 AM PST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING E TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SPRINKLES.
.THU...N WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING NW TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS.
.SAT...NW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING N. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
2 TO 4 FT.

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PZZ134-281745-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
300 AM PST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING VARIABLE TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SPRINKLES.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SPRINKLES.
.THU...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT...THEN 1 TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING N. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.

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PZZ133-281745-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
300 AM PST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...E WIND TO 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...E WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SPRINKLES.
.THU...N WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING N TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

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PZZ135-281745-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
300 AM PST WED JAN 28 2015

.TODAY...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SPRINKLES.
.TONIGHT...N WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SPRINKLES.
.THU...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING N TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING NE TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...N WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...NE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS.

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PZZ110-281745-
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
300 AM PST WED JAN 28 2015

COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FT EARLY THIS MORNING SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 6 FT
THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. BAR CONDITIONS MODERATE THIS MORNING
BECOMING LIGHT THIS AFTERNOON AND TONIGHT. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENTS WILL
OCCUR AROUND 1115 AM THIS MORNING AND 1145 PM TONIGHT.

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