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Coastal Waters Forecast for Washington
National Weather Service Seattle WA
856 AM PST Fri Nov 17 2017

Inland waters of western Washington and the northern and central
Washington coastal waters including the Olympic Coast National
Marine Sanctuary

PZZ100-180200-
856 AM PST Fri Nov 17 2017

.Synopsis for the northern and central Washington coastal and
inland waters...A weak ridge will build today, and winds will
ease. A front will slowly approach the area from the northwest
late Saturday then move inland Sunday morning. Gale force winds
are possible with this system. Another strong front will arrive
around Tuesday.

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PZZ150-153-156-180200-
Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island Out 10 Nm-
Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville Out 10 Nm-
Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater Out 10 Nm-
856 AM PST Fri Nov 17 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 ft
at 8 seconds. Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming S 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less building to 3 to 5 ft after
midnight. W swell 5 ft at 8 seconds. A chance of showers.
.SAT...S wind 15 to 25 kt rising to 20 to 30 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 to 4 ft building to 4 to 6 ft in the afternoon. W
swell 5 ft at 7 seconds. A chance of rain.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 20 to 30 kt rising to 25 to 35 kt after
midnight. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft with a dominant period of
8 seconds.
.SUN...SW wind 35 to 45 kt. Combined seas 12 to 15 ft with a
dominant period of 9 seconds building to 15 to 18 ft with a
dominant period of 10 seconds in the afternoon.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 20 to 30 kt easing to 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less after
midnight. SW swell 16 ft at 10 seconds.
.MON...SW wind to 10 kt becoming SE 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 1 ft
or less building to 3 to 5 ft. SW swell 10 ft subsiding to 7 ft.
.TUE...SE wind 25 to 35 kt. Combined seas 6 to 9 ft building to
9 to 12 ft.

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PZZ170-173-176-180200-
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-
856 AM PST Fri Nov 17 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W wind 15 to 20 kt easing to 5 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 3 ft. W swell 8 ft at 8 seconds.
Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 5 to 15 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 6 ft at 8 seconds. A
chance of showers.
.SAT...S wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft. W swell 6 ft at
7 seconds. A chance of rain.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 25 to 35 kt. Combined seas 8 to 11 ft with a
dominant period of 7 seconds building to 12 to 15 ft with a
dominant period of 8 seconds after midnight.
.SUN...SW wind 35 to 45 kt. Combined seas 16 to 19 ft with a
dominant period of 11 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. SW swell
16 ft at 10 seconds.
.MON...W wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SE 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 1 to
2 ft building to 4 to 6 ft. SW swell 11 ft subsiding to 8 ft.
.TUE...SE wind 25 to 35 kt becoming S 30 to 40 kt. Combined seas
9 to 12 ft building to 14 to 17 ft.

$$

PZZ130-180200-
West Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
856 AM PST Fri Nov 17 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...W wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 ft
at 8 seconds. Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming S 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 ft at 8 seconds. A
chance of showers.
.SAT...S wind 10 to 20 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 5 ft at 7 seconds. A chance of
rain.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt rising to 25 to 35 kt after
midnight. Combined seas 6 to 7 ft with a dominant period of
8 seconds building to 8 to 10 ft with a dominant period of
9 seconds after midnight.
.SUN...S wind 30 to 40 kt becoming W 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Combined seas 12 to 15 ft with a dominant period of
11 seconds.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming W to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less after
midnight. SW swell 11 ft at 10 seconds.
.MON...N wind to 10 kt becoming SE 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 1 ft
or less building to 2 to 4 ft. SW swell 8 ft subsiding to 6 ft.
.TUE...E wind 20 to 30 kt becoming SE 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft. SW swell 5 ft.

$$

PZZ131-180200-
Central U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
856 AM PST Fri Nov 17 2017

.TODAY...W wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Scattered
showers.
.TONIGHT...SW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. A chance
of showers.
.SAT...E wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. A slight
chance of rain in the morning. A chance of rain in the afternoon.
.SAT NIGHT...E wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.SUN...E wind 20 to 30 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less after
midnight.
.MON...E wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft.
.TUE...E wind 20 to 30 kt easing to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to
5 ft.

$$

PZZ132-180200-
East Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
856 AM PST Fri Nov 17 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Scattered
showers.
.TONIGHT...S wind to 10 kt becoming SE 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 ft or less building to 1 to 3 ft after
midnight. A chance of showers.
.SAT...SE wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. A slight chance
of rain in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...SE 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 after
midnight.
.SUN...SE wind 30 to 40 kt. Wind waves 5 to 7 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less after
midnight.
.MON...N wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SE 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft.
.TUE...SE wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.

$$

PZZ134-180200-
Admiralty Inlet-
856 AM PST Fri Nov 17 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...Variable wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
Scattered showers.
.TONIGHT...SE wind to 10 kt becoming S 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 ft or less building to 2 to 4 ft after
midnight. A chance of showers.
.SAT...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT NIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SE 25 to 35 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft building to 4 to 6 ft after
midnight.
.SUN...S wind 25 to 35 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.MON...NW wind to 10 kt becoming SE. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.TUE...SE wind 10 to 20 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to
4 ft.

$$

PZZ133-180200-
Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands-
856 AM PST Fri Nov 17 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Scattered
showers.
.TONIGHT...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. A chance of showers.
.SAT...SE wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. A slight chance
of rain.
.SAT NIGHT...SE 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 after
midnight.
.SUN...S wind 25 to 35 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.MON...SW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SE 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves
1 to 3 ft.
.TUE...E wind 20 to 30 kt becoming SE 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft.

$$

PZZ135-180200-
Puget Sound and Hood Canal-
856 AM PST Fri Nov 17 2017

...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. A chance of
showers.
.TONIGHT...S wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. A chance of showers.
.SAT...S 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.
A slight chance of rain in the morning.
.SAT NIGHT...S 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 after
midnight.
.SUN...S wind 25 to 35 kt. Wind waves 4 to 6 ft.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 20 to 30 kt becoming N to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less after
midnight.
.MON...SW wind to 10 kt becoming SE. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.TUE...Variable wind 5 to 15 kt becoming S 10 to 20 kt. Wind
waves 1 to 3 ft.

$$

PZZ110-180200-
Grays Harbor Bar-
856 AM PST Fri Nov 17 2017

Combined seas 6 to 8 ft. Bar conditions moderate. Maximum ebb
currents will occur around 345 PM this afternoon and 400 AM on
Saturday morning. The afternoon ebb will be strong.

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