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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
746 AM PST SUN FEB 26 2017

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

PZZ100-270100-
746 AM PST SUN FEB 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND
INLAND WATERS...A 1003 MB LOW NEAR DESTRUCTION ISLAND WILL MOVE
TO NEAR THE MOUTH OF THE COLUMBIA RIVER LATE TODAY. LOWER PRES
WILL REMAIN OVER THE REGION INTO MONDAY. A PACIFIC FRONTAL SYSTEM
IS FORECAST TO MOVE ASHORE TUESDAY NIGHT WITH STRONGER LOW LEVEL
ONSHORE FLOW. THE NEXT STRONGER FRONTAL SYSTEM IS DUE TO ARRIVE
THURSDAY.

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PZZ150-270100-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
746 AM PST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT
AT 15 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.MON...NE WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT
BUILDING TO SW 10 FT.

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PZZ153-156-270100-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
746 AM PST SUN FEB 26 2017

.TODAY...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING N. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W
SWELL 8 FT AT 16 SECONDS. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 14 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...N WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 FT AT
13 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.TUE...SE WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING W 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT BUILDING TO 8 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.

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PZZ170-173-176-270100-
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-
746 AM PST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH MONDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 11 FT AT 14 SECONDS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 10 FT
AT 13 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TUE...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.WED...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 7 FT BUILDING TO NW 9 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 9 FT
BUILDING TO W 12 FT.

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PZZ130-270100-
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
746 AM PST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 FT
AT 15 SECONDS. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W
SWELL 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING.
.MON...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT EASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT EASING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TUE...W WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 FT AT
13 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
5 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.WED...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 FT.
.THU...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING W. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W
SWELL 7 FT.

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PZZ131-270100-
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
746 AM PST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PST THIS
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING VARIABLE TO 10 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...W 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 AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT.
.THU...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS.

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PZZ132-270100-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
746 AM PST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY UNTIL 3 PM THIS AFTERNOON...

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

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PZZ134-270100-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
746 AM PST SUN FEB 26 2017

.TODAY...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING N IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING THEN A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.MON...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...LIGHT WIND BECOMING VARIABLE TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT BECOMING 1 FT OR LESS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...LIGHT WIND BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT BECOMING 1 TO 2 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT RISING TO 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
2 TO 4 FT.

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PZZ133-270100-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
746 AM PST SUN FEB 26 2017

.TODAY...NE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS IN
THE MORNING THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NE 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING NW TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.THU...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
2 TO 4 FT.

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PZZ135-270100-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
746 AM PST SUN FEB 26 2017

.TODAY...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING N. WIND WAVES 1 OR 2 FT.
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SW TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.WED...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT.
.THU...S 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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PZZ110-270100-
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
746 AM PST SUN FEB 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR CONDITIONS IN EFFECT...

COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 12 FT WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE. MAXIMUM EBB
CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND 430 PM TODAY AND 5 AM MON. BAR
CONDITIONS ROUGH. THE AFTERNOON EBB WILL BE STRONG.

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