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Coastal Waters Forecast for Washington
National Weather Service Seattle WA
300 AM PDT Mon Oct 23 2017

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

PZZ100-231745-
300 AM PDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.Synopsis for the northern and central Washington coastal and
inland waters...A surface ridge forming over Western WA will
produce weak offshore flow today through Tuesday. A weak cold
front will move southeast across the area on Wednesday. Northerly
offshore flow will prevail Thursday and Friday as a ridge builds
over southern British Columbia.

$$

PZZ150-231745-
Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island Out 10 Nm-
300 AM PDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...SE wind 10 to 20 kt becoming S 5 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 12 ft at 13 seconds. A
slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SE wind to 10 kt becoming E 5 to 15 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 10 ft at 15 seconds subsiding to 9
ft at 14 seconds after midnight. A slight chance of showers in
the evening.
.TUE...N wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 8 ft at
13 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW wind to 10 kt becoming W after midnight. Wind
waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 7 ft at 12 seconds.
.WED...SW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming NW 10 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 7 ft at 12 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming NE to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 8 ft at 11 seconds.
.THU...NE wind 5 to 15 kt becoming E 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft. W swell 7 ft subsiding to 5 ft.
.FRI...E wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 ft
building to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ153-231745-
Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville Out 10 Nm-
300 AM PDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...SE wind 10 to 20 kt becoming S 5 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 12 ft at 13 seconds. A
slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S wind to 10 kt becoming NE after midnight. Wind waves
1 ft or less. W swell 10 ft at 16 seconds subsiding to 9 ft at 15
seconds after midnight.
.TUE...NE wind to 10 kt becoming NW 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 8 ft at 13 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...N wind 5 to 15 kt becoming NW to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 ft at 12 seconds.
.WED...NW 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. W
swell 7 ft at 12 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming N to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less after
midnight. W swell 7 ft at 11 seconds.
.THU...N wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. W swell 7 ft
subsiding to 5 ft.
.FRI...E wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. W swell 5 ft
building to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ156-231745-
Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater Out 10 Nm-
300 AM PDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...E wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SE in the afternoon. Wind
waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 11 ft at 13 seconds.
.TONIGHT...NW wind to 10 kt becoming NE after midnight. Wind
waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 10 ft at 16 seconds subsiding to 9 ft at
15 seconds after midnight. Areas of fog after midnight.
.TUE...NE wind 5 to 15 kt becoming N in the afternoon. Wind waves
1 to 2 ft. W swell 8 ft at 14 seconds. Areas of fog in the
morning.
.TUE NIGHT...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell
7 ft at 12 seconds.
.WED...NW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Wind waves
1 to 2 ft. W swell 6 ft at 12 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 10 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 ft after midnight. W swell
6 ft at 12 seconds.
.THU...NE wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft. W swell 7 ft subsiding to 5 ft.
.FRI...E wind 10 to 20 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft. W swell 5 ft building to 8 ft.

$$

PZZ170-231745-
Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island 10 To 60 Nm-
300 AM PDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...SE wind 15 to 20 kt becoming S 10 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 13 ft at 13 seconds. A
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S wind 5 to 15 kt becoming E after midnight. Wind
waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 11 ft at 15 seconds subsiding to 9 ft at
14 seconds after midnight. A slight chance of showers in the
evening.
.TUE...N wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft. W swell 9 ft at 13
seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming W after midnight. Wind
waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 8 ft at 12 seconds.
.WED...SW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming NW 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft building to 3 to 4 ft in the
afternoon. W swell 8 ft at 12 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming NE 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 to 2 ft after
midnight. W swell 10 ft at 11 seconds.
.THU...NE wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 6 ft.
.FRI...E wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. SW swell 6 ft
building to W 10 ft.

$$

PZZ173-231745-
Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville 10 To 60 Nm-
300 AM PDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...SE wind 15 to 20 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 13 ft at 13 seconds. A
chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S wind 5 to 15 kt in the evening becoming light. Wind
waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 11 ft at 15 seconds subsiding to 9 ft at
15 seconds after midnight.
.TUE...N wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 9 ft at
13 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell
8 ft at 12 seconds.
.WED...W wind 5 to 15 kt becoming NW 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft building to 2 to 4 ft in the
afternoon. W swell 8 ft at 12 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming N 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 to 2 ft after
midnight. W swell 10 ft at 11 seconds.
.THU...NE wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 6 ft.
.FRI...E wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. SW swell 6 ft
building to W 10 ft.

$$

PZZ176-231745-
Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater 10 To
60 Nm-
300 AM PDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

.TODAY...SE wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 14 ft
at 13 seconds subsiding to 12 ft at 13 seconds in the afternoon.
A slight chance of showers in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S wind 5 to 15 kt becoming NE to 10 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 11 ft at 15 seconds subsiding to
9 ft at 15 seconds after midnight.
.TUE...N wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 9 ft at
13 seconds.
.TUE NIGHT...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell
8 ft at 12 seconds.
.WED...NW wind 10 to 20 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 7 ft at 12 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 20 kt becoming N 5 to 15 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 3 ft subsiding to 1 to 2 ft after midnight. W swell
8 ft at 11 seconds.
.THU...NE wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft. W swell 6 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 15 to 20 kt becoming E 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves
1 to 3 ft. SW swell 6 ft building to W 10 ft.

$$

PZZ130-231745-
West Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
300 AM PDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE wind to 10 kt becoming 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 12 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog
in the morning.
.TONIGHT...SE wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. W swell
8 ft at 14 seconds. Patchy fog after midnight.
.TUE...SE wind 5 to 15 kt becoming E to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 ft at 13 seconds. Patchy fog
in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. W swell
7 ft at 12 seconds.
.WED...SW wind to 10 kt becoming W 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 6 ft at 12 seconds.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 5 to 15 kt becoming E after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 ft at 11 seconds.
.THU...SE wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 5 ft.
.FRI...SE wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 4 ft
building to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ131-231745-
Central U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
300 AM PDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...E wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Patchy fog
in the morning.
.TONIGHT...E wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. Patchy fog
after midnight.
.TUE...E wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. Patchy fog in
the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind to 10 kt rising to 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. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 10 to 20 kt becoming SE 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.THU...E wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.FRI...E wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.

$$

PZZ132-231745-
East Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
300 AM PDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...SE wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Patchy fog
in the morning.
.TONIGHT...E wind to 10 kt becoming NW after midnight. Wind waves
1 ft or less. Patchy fog after midnight.
.TUE...NW wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. Patchy fog in
the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind to 10 kt becoming SW 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 ft or less building to 1 to 3 ft after
midnight.
.WED...SW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 to 4 ft.
.WED NIGHT...W wind 10 to 20 kt becoming NW to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less after
midnight.
.THU...N wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...E wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.

$$

PZZ134-231745-
Admiralty Inlet-
300 AM PDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...SE wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. Patchy fog in
the morning.
.TONIGHT...Light wind becoming NW to 10 kt after midnight. Wind
waves 1 ft or less. Patchy fog after midnight.
.TUE...NW wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. Patchy fog in
the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...NW wind to 10 kt becoming S after midnight. Wind
waves 1 ft or less.
.WED...Light wind becoming SE to 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 1 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming to 10 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.THU...NW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming N. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.FRI...Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft.

$$

PZZ133-231745-
Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands-
300 AM PDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...SE wind 5 to 15 kt easing to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. Patchy fog in the morning.
.TONIGHT...Light wind becoming NE to 10 kt after midnight. Wind
waves 1 ft or less. Patchy fog after midnight.
.TUE...N wind to 10 kt becoming NW in the afternoon. Wind waves
1 ft or less. Patchy fog in the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...W wind to 10 kt becoming S 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 ft or less building to 1 to 3 ft after
midnight.
.WED...S to SW wind 10 to 20 kt except SW to 25 kt over the
southern San Juan Islands. Wind becoming SE 5 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less in the
afternoon.
.WED NIGHT...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.THU...N wind 5 to 15 kt easing to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or
less.
.FRI...NE wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.

$$

PZZ135-231745-
Puget Sound and Hood Canal-
300 AM PDT Mon Oct 23 2017

.TODAY...SE wind to 10 kt in the morning becoming light. Wind
waves 1 ft or less. Patchy fog in the morning.
.TONIGHT...N wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. Patchy fog
after midnight.
.TUE...N wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. Patchy fog in
the morning.
.TUE NIGHT...N wind to 10 kt in the evening becoming light. Wind
waves 1 ft or less.
.WED...Light wind becoming S 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 ft or less.
.WED NIGHT...SE wind to 10 kt becoming N after midnight. Wind
waves 1 ft or less.
.THU...N wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.FRI...N wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.

$$

PZZ110-231745-
Grays Harbor Bar-
300 AM PDT Mon Oct 23 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

Combined seas 12 to 14 ft this morning, subsiding to 10 to 12 ft
late this morning through this evening, then 7 to 9 ft after
midnight. Bar conditions rough through this evening except severe at
times this morning. Bar conditions becoming moderate after midnight.
Breakers are possible, mainly during maximum ebb currents. Maximum
ebb currents will occur around 715 AM this morning and 730 PM this
evening.

$$

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