Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
300 PM PDT MON MAY 22 2017

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

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300 PM PDT MON MAY 22 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND
INLAND WATERS...A SURFACE RIDGE JUST OFFSHORE WILL MAINTAIN LIGHT
TO MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW TONIGHT. AN APPROACHING UPPER LEVEL
TROUGH WILL TRIGGER A MARINE PUSH ON TUESDAY WITH VERY STRONG
ONSHORE FLOW DEVELOPING THROUGH THE STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA. GALE
FORCE WINDS ARE EXPECTED IN THE STRAIT. ONSHORE FLOW WILL WEAKEN
BY WEDNESDAY MORNING. THE SURFACE RIDGE WILL REMAIN JUST OFFSHORE
WEDNESDAY THROUGH THE REST OF THIS WEEK ALLOWING WEAK TO MODERATE
ONSHORE FLOW TO CONTINUE.


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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-
300 PM PDT MON MAY 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT
11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS BUILDING TO 10 FT AT
10 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 10 FT
AT 8 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU...W WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 9 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
7 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
5 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL 5 FT.


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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-
300 PM PDT MON MAY 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
7 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG.
.TUE...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT
11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS BUILDING TO 10 FT AT
9 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING 20 TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W
SWELL 10 FT AT 8 SECONDS BUILDING TO 12 FT AT 9 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
12 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NW
SWELL 11 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT.

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WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
300 PM PDT MON MAY 22 2017

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT
AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W
SWELL 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS
BUILDING TO 10 FT AT 8 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SW TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU...SE WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING 10 KT OR LESS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 4 FT.


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CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
300 PM PDT MON MAY 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. PATCHY FOG
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT RISING TO 30 TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 35 TO 45 KT EASING TO 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...LIGHT WIND BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...W WIND TO 10 KT RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT.

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EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
300 PM PDT MON MAY 22 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM PDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT RISING TO 30 TO 40 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 35 TO 45 KT EASING TO 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 6 TO 8 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...W WIND TO 10 KT RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT
OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

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ADMIRALTY INLET-
300 PM PDT MON MAY 22 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING 10 KT OR LESS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 25 TO 35 KT BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NW WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING N. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NE WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
300 PM PDT MON MAY 22 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT RISING TO 25 TO 35 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
STRONGEST WINDS AND HIGHEST SEAS NEAR THE STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA.
PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 25 TO 35 KT EASING TO 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. STRONGEST WINDS AND HIGHEST SEAS
NEAR THE STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW 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.
.THU...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING NW 10 KT OR LESS IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...W WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SW 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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PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
300 PM PDT MON MAY 22 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT EASING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...N WIND TO 10 KT RISING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TUE NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...SW WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING VARIABLE IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.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...NE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...N WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
300 PM PDT MON MAY 22 2017

COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FT TONIGHT AND TUESDAY EXCEPT BUILDING TO 7
FT DURING MAXIMUM EBB CURRENTS. BAR CONDITIONS LIGHT EXCEPT
MODERATE DURING EBB CURRENTS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENTS WILL OCCUR
AROUND 230 PM TODAY...3 AM TUESDAY MORNING...AND 330 PM TUESDAY
AFTERNOON. THE EBB CURRENT TUESDAY MORNING WILL BE STRONG.

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