Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
248 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

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

PZZ100-220800-
248 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND
INLAND WATERS...ONSHORE FLOW WILL PEAK THIS EVENING AND THEN
WEAKEN OVERNIGHT. WEAKER ONSHORE FLOW WILL CONTINUE ON WED TO THE
SOUTH OF A WEAK SURFACE LOW THAT WILL SLIDE DOWN THE WEST COAST
OF VANCOUVER ISLAND. THAT SURFACE LOW WILL MOVE SOUTH THROUGH THE
WASHINGTON COASTAL WATERS ON WED NIGHT AND THU WHILE DISSIPATING.
MODERATE OFFSHORE FLOW IS EXPECTED ON FRI IN RESPONSE TO A
STRENGTHENING LOW THAT WILL MOVE SOUTHWARD ALONG 129W. OFFSHORE
FLOW WILL WEAKEN FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY MORNING. WEAK FLOW
WILL PREVAIL ON LATER SATURDAY AND ON SUNDAY.

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PZZ150-153-156-220800-
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 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT EARLY THIS
EVENING. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...E WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING W IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.FRI...SE 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 15 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W
SWELL 6 FT.
.SUN...E WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING N. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 7 FT.

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PZZ170-173-176-220800-
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 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM PST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 20 KT EARLY THIS
EVENING. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 13 SECONDS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING... THEN A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...NW WIND 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT
13 SECONDS.
.FRI...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 6 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING E 15 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W
SWELL 7 FT.
.SUN...NW WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.

$$

PZZ130-220800-
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
248 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM PST THIS EVENING...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT BY LATE EVENING.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 FT AT
13 SECONDS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...LIGHT WIND BECOMING NE TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...LIGHT WIND BECOMING W TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...SE WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING E 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W
SWELL 5 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SAT...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NW TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 FT.
.SUN...E WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 6 FT.

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PZZ131-220800-
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
248 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT EASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.THU...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SW. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...N WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS.

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PZZ132-220800-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
248 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.WED...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING S 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 MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING NW TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...N WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING W. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...NW WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING N. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ134-220800-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
248 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT...

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

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PZZ133-220800-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
248 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.WED...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...N WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...S WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SW TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...NE WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT
OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

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PZZ135-220800-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
248 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED...S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.WED NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.THU...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING
LIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...S WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING SE IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...N WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...LIGHT WIND BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. WIND 2 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ110-220800-
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
248 PM PST TUE FEB 21 2017

COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 7 FT. BAR CONDITIONS MODERATE. MAXIMUM EBB
CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND 130 AM AND 145 PM ON WED.

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