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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
300 AM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

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

PZZ100-271730-
300 AM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND INLAND
WATERS...A FRONTAL SYSTEM ALONG THE CENTRAL COAST OF BRITISH
COLUMBIA WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST ACROSS WESTERN WASHINGTON TODAY. STRONG
ONSHORE FLOW WILL FOLLOW THE FRONT LATE TODAY AND TONIGHT. NORTHERLY
OFFSHORE FLOW WILL DEVELOP SUN AND MON AS HIGH PRES MOVES S THROUGH
BRITISH COLUMBIA...WITH WEAKER OFFSHORE FLOW ON TUE AND WED.

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PZZ150-271730-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
300 AM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

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

.TODAY...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT
13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 14
SECONDS...BUILDING TO 12 FT AT 13 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT 12 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
1 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT
14 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 5 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.TUE...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT. W SWELL 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 3 FT.

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PZZ153-271730-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
300 AM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

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

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 8
FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT 12 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
1 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT
14 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 5 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.TUE...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT. W SWELL 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 3 FT.

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PZZ156-271730-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
300 AM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

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

.TODAY...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1
TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 25 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 9 FT
AT 13 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT 12 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
1 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT
14 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 5 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.TUE...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT. W SWELL 3 FT.
.WED...NE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 3 FT.

$$

PZZ170-271730-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-
300 AM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

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

.TODAY...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT
13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 11 FT AT 14 SECONDS...BUILDING TO NW 15 FT
AT 13 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
15 FT AT 12 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 12 FT AT 12 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 13
SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. W SWELL
6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TUE...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT. W SWELL 3 FT.
.WED...N WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 4 FT.

$$

PZZ173-271730-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-
300 AM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

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

.TODAY...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 9
FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 11 FT AT 14 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 14 FT AT
13 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
15 FT AT 12 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 12 FT AT 12 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 13
SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. W SWELL
6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TUE...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT. W SWELL 3 FT.
.WED...N WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 4 FT.

$$

PZZ176-271730-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO 60 NM-
300 AM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

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

.TODAY...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2
TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 10 FT
AT 14 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 13 FT AT 13 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL
15 FT AT 12 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 12 FT AT 12 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
W SWELL 10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 13
SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT. W SWELL
6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.TUE...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT. W SWELL 3 FT.
.WED...N WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 4 FT.

$$

PZZ130-271730-
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
300 AM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

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

.TODAY...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT
13 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...NW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING E IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 10 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 13
SECONDS.
.MON...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E 25 TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SEAS 5 TO 7 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 14 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...E WIND 25 TO 35 KT. SEAS 4 TO 7 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 13 SECONDS.
.TUE...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4
FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT. W SWELL 2 FT.
.WED...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. W SWELL 3 FT.

$$

PZZ131-271730-
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
300 AM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON PST TODAY THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W AND RISING TO 25 TO 35 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 TO 35 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.SUN...W WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 10 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT.
.WED...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

PZZ132-271730-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
300 AM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON PST TODAY THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING W AND RISING TO 25 TO 35 KT
IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 25 TO 35 KT...EASING TO 20 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

PZZ134-271730-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
300 AM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON PST TODAY THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND TO 10 KT...RISING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

PZZ133-271730-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
300 AM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON PST TODAY THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SUN...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 25 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 25 TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 25 TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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PZZ135-271730-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
300 AM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON PST TODAY THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.SUN...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN NIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT.
.WED...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

$$

PZZ110-271730-
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
300 AM PST SAT DEC 27 2014

COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. BAR CONDITIONS MODERATE. MAXIMUM EBB
CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND 830 AM AND 845 PM TODAY.

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