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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
248 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

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

PZZ100-051900-
248 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND
INLAND WATERS...NORTHWEST FLOW WILL PERSIST TODAY THROUGH
MONDAY...WITH HIGH PRES OFFSHORE AND LOW PRES EAST OF THE
CASCADES. THE STRONGEST WINDS WILL BE OVER THE COASTAL WATERS
MOST DAYS. WESTERLIES GALES ARE POSSIBLE IN THE STRAIT OF JUAN DE
FUCA SATURDAY EVENING WHEN A STRONG MARINE PUSH WILL OCCUR.

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PZZ150-153-156-051900-
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-
248 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT
8 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SAT 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. W SWELL
11 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 11 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 10 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-
248 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT
AT 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT
11 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 9 FT AT
8 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL
11 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 13 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 12 FT.

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WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
248 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...W WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...SE WIND TO 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.SAT...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. W SWELL 6 FT AT
8 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.
.MON...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 FT.

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CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
248 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

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

.TODAY...W WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI 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.
.SAT...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT...BECOMING 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...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.
.SUN...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

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EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
248 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

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

.TODAY...NW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI 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.
.SAT...W WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...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.
.SUN...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

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ADMIRALTY INLET-
248 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT
OR LESS...BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ133-051900-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
248 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT.
.MON...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

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PZZ135-051900-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
248 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

.TODAY...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...NW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...N WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ110-051900-
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
248 AM PDT THU MAY 5 2016

COMBINED SEAS 6 TO 7 FT...EXCEPT 9 FT DURING THE STRONG EBB
CURRENT THIS MORNING. BAR CONDITIONS MODERATE. MAXIMUM EBB
CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND 4 AM AND 430 PM TODAY.

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