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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
248 PM PST THU DEC 8 2016

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

PZZ100-090800-
248 PM PST THU DEC 8 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND
INLAND WATERS...STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW WILL EASE LATE TONIGHT AS A
WARM FRONT LIFTS NORTHWARD THROUGH THE WATERS. FOLLOWING THE WARM
FRONT...WINDS WILL BECOME MORE SOUTHERLY. A WEAKENING 1000 MB LOW
WILL PASS EASTWARD ACROSS SOUTHERN VANCOUVER ISLAND ON SATURDAY
AFTERNOON. ANOTHER ROUND OF FRASER OUTFLOW WILL BRING A MARKED
INCREASE IN NE WIND OVER THE WATERS ON SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY.

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PZZ150-090800-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
248 PM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 9 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN
RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. SW
SWELL 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SW SWELL 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS... BUILDING TO W 12 FT AT
12 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 14 FT
AT 12 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 16 FT AT 12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
17 FT AT 12 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 13 FT AT 11 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...NW WIND TO 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES
1 FT. W SWELL 11 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING NE 30 TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
COMBINED SEAS 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS...BUILDING
TO 8 TO 10 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WIND 30 TO 40 KT...EASING TO 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS
7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 4 FT.

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PZZ153-090800-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
248 PM PST THU DEC 8 2016

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

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 5
FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SW SWELL 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS... BUILDING TO W 12 FT AT
12 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 14 FT AT
12 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 16 FT AT 12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 17
FT AT 12 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 13 FT AT 11 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 11 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING E 20 TO 30 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W
SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON...NE WIND 25 TO 35 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS
6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 4 FT.

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PZZ156-090800-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
248 PM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SE 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 8 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
15 SECONDS. RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. SW SWELL 7 FT AT
9 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL
11 FT AT 10 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 13 FT AT 12 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WIND 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 14 TO 16 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 16
FT AT 12 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 13 FT AT 11 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 11 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 4 FT.

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PZZ170-173-176-090800-
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 PM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 10 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. SW SWELL 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS. RAIN
LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 25 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 12 TO 15 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
12 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...SW WIND 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 15 TO 18 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
12 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 18 TO 21 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 18
FT AT 12 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 13 FT AT 10 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 11 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.MON...NE WIND 25 TO 35 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. COMBINED SEAS
7 TO 10 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.

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PZZ130-090800-
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
248 PM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 30 TO 40 KT. COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 8 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING...
THEN SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SW SWELL 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS... BUILDING TO W 11 FT AT
12 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN.
.SAT...SW WIND 20 TO 30 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 13 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 15
FT AT 12 SECONDS... SUBSIDING TO 11 FT AT 11 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WIND TO 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING NE 30 TO 40 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 6 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS...
BUILDING TO 6 TO 9 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 10 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WIND 30 TO 40 KT...EASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. COMBINED SEAS
6 TO 9 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 4 FT.

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PZZ131-090800-
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
248 PM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. SNOW LIKELY IN
THE EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 25 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WIND 25 TO 35 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO
6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

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PZZ132-090800-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
248 PM PST THU DEC 8 2016

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

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. SNOW LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND TO 10 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...N WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...E WIND TO 10 KT...RISING TO 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.

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PZZ134-090800-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
248 PM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM PST THIS EVENING
THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING...

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

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PZZ133-090800-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
248 PM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 PM PST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 25 TO 35 KT...EASING TO 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. A CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE EVENING...
THEN SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI AND FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
RAIN LIKELY.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...W WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 35 TO 45 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 5 TO 8 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NE WIND 30 TO 40 KT...EASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO
7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ135-090800-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
248 PM PST THU DEC 8 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
FRIDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. SNOW IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING... THEN RAIN IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN
LIKELY.
.SAT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ110-090800-
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
248 PM PST THU DEC 8 2016

COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FT TONIGHT...BUILDING TO 8 TO 10 FT ON FRI. BAR
CONDITIONS LIGHT...BECOMING MODERATE ON FRI. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENTS
WILL OCCUR AROUND 1130 PM TONIGHT AND 1230 PM ON FRI.

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