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Coastal Waters Forecast for Washington
National Weather Service Seattle WA
900 AM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

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

PZZ100-220215-
900 AM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

.Synopsis for the northern and central Washington coastal and
inland waters...Northeast flow will relax this morning as a low
near Haida Gwaii drops southeastward. The low will move through
the Washington coastal waters late this afternoon and onto the
northern Oregon coast tonight. Northeast flow will increase
somewhat behind the low tonight into early Thursday. A ridge of
high pressure will move southeast across the waters Thursday
afternoon. Another stronger low will move southeast across the
waters on Friday.

$$

PZZ150-220215-
Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island Out 10 Nm-
900 AM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...E wind 5 to 15 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Wind
waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 5 ft at 14 seconds. A chance of rain in
the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...E wind to 10 kt becoming NE 10 to 20 kt in the evening.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 4 ft at 13 seconds. Rain in the
evening then rain likely after midnight.
.THU...NE wind 5 to 15 kt becoming N to 10 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 5 ft at 17 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind to 10 kt becoming S 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 6 ft at 17 seconds.
.FRI...S wind 15 to 25 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft. W swell 6 ft at 15 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 8
ft at 14 seconds.
.SAT...W wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 10 ft
building to 12 ft.
.SUN...W wind 20 to 30 kt easing to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 6 to
8 ft subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. W swell 9 ft building to 14 ft.

$$

PZZ153-220215-
Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville Out 10 Nm-
900 AM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...E wind 5 to 15 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 ft at 14 seconds. A chance of rain
in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S wind 5 to 15 kt becoming E in the evening. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 ft at 13 seconds. Rain in the
evening then rain likely after midnight.
.THU...NE wind 5 to 15 kt becoming N 10 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 ft at 16 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SE after midnight. Wind
waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 6 ft at 17 seconds.
.FRI...SE wind 15 to 25 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Wind
waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 6 ft at 15 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
8 ft at 15 seconds.
.SAT...W wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 10 ft
building to 12 ft.
.SUN...W wind 20 to 30 kt easing to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 5 to
7 ft subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. W swell 9 ft building to 14 ft.

$$

PZZ156-220215-
Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater Out 10 Nm-
900 AM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...E wind 5 to 15 kt becoming S in the afternoon. Wind
waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 5 ft at 14 seconds. A slight chance of
rain in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S wind 5 to 15 kt becoming E in the evening. Wind
waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 4 ft at 13 seconds. Rain in the evening
then rain likely after midnight.
.THU...E wind 5 to 15 kt becoming N 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 ft at 16 seconds. A chance of
showers in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...N wind 10 to 20 kt becoming SE to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6 ft at 17 seconds.
.FRI...S wind 5 to 15 kt becoming W 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 6 ft at 15 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
8 ft at 15 seconds.
.SAT...NW wind 20 to 25 kt becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft. W swell 9 ft building to 12 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 20 to 30 kt becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves
5 to 7 ft subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. W swell 10 ft building to
13 ft.

$$

PZZ170-173-176-220215-
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-
900 AM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...E wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Wind
waves 1 to 2 ft. W swell 5 ft at 14 seconds. A chance of rain in
the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...NW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming NE 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 5 ft at 13 seconds. Rain
in the evening then rain likely after midnight.
.THU...N wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 7 ft at
16 seconds. A chance of showers in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming SW to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 7 ft at 17 seconds.
.FRI...SW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming W 20 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 7 ft at 15 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell
10 ft at 14 seconds.
.SAT...NW wind 20 to 30 kt becoming W 20 to 25 kt. Wind waves
5 to 7 ft subsiding to 3 to 5 ft. W swell 11 ft building to NW
13 ft.
.SUN...W wind 25 to 35 kt easing to 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas
11 to 14 ft building to 14 to 17 ft.

$$

PZZ130-220215-
West Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
900 AM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...SE wind 5 to 15 kt becoming E in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 ft at 14 seconds. A chance of snow
in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Light wind becoming NE 5 to 15 kt in the evening. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 4 ft at 13 seconds. Snow likely in
the evening then a chance of snow after midnight.
.THU...E wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 5 ft
at 16 seconds.
.THU NIGHT...W wind to 10 kt becoming SW after midnight. Wind
waves 1 ft or less. W swell 5 ft at 17 seconds.
.FRI...S wind 15 to 25 kt becoming W in the afternoon. Wind waves
2 to 4 ft. W swell 6 ft at 15 seconds.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
6 ft at 14 seconds.
.SAT...W wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 9 ft.
.SUN...W wind 20 to 30 kt easing to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to
5 ft. W swell 8 ft building to 13 ft.

$$

PZZ131-220215-
Central U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
900 AM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...NE wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. A chance of
snow in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SE wind to 10 kt becoming E after midnight. Wind waves
1 ft or less. A chance of snow.
.THU...NE wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 1 to 2 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind to 10 kt becoming SW 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.FRI...S wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SW 10 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 20 to 30 kt easing to 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...W wind 20 to 30 kt easing to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to
5 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 25 to 35 kt easing to 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 4 to
6 ft.

$$

PZZ132-220215-
East Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
900 AM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...E wind 10 to 15 kt in the morning becoming light. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. A slight chance of snow in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...E wind to 10 kt becoming NE after midnight. Wind waves
1 ft or less. A chance of snow.
.THU...N wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...W wind 5 to 15 kt becoming SW after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less.
.FRI...SE wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...W wind 20 to 30 kt easing to 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
.SAT...W wind 20 to 30 kt easing to 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to
5 ft.
.SUN...SW wind 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.

$$

PZZ134-220215-
Admiralty Inlet-
900 AM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...Variable wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. A
slight chance of snow in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft. A chance of
snow.
.THU...N wind 5 to 15 kt becoming NW 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 ft or less building to 2 to 4 ft in the
afternoon.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming S to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.FRI...SE wind 10 to 20 kt becoming S 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming S 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.SAT...Variable wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.SUN...S wind 10 to 20 kt becoming SW 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves
2 to 4 ft.

$$

PZZ133-220215-
Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands-
900 AM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 AM PST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...E wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SE to 10 kt in the morning.
Wind waves 2 to 4 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less in the morning. A
slight chance of snow in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...E wind to 10 kt becoming NE after midnight. Wind waves
1 ft or less. A chance of snow.
.THU...N wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.THU NIGHT...NW wind to 10 kt becoming S 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.FRI...SE wind 15 to 25 kt rising to 20 to 30 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...SW wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...W wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves
2 to 4 ft.
.SUN...S wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SW 20 to 30 kt. Wind waves
3 to 5 ft.

$$

PZZ135-220215-
Puget Sound and Hood Canal-
900 AM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

.TODAY...Variable wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.TONIGHT...NE wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. A chance of
snow.
.THU...NE wind to 10 kt becoming N 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 1 ft or less building to 1 to 3 ft in the afternoon. A
slight chance of snow showers in the morning.
.THU NIGHT...N wind to 10 kt becoming S after midnight. Wind
waves 1 ft or less.
.FRI...S wind 10 to 20 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.FRI NIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SW 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.SAT...SW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming SW to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 to
3 ft.
.SUN...S wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SW 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves
2 to 4 ft.

$$

PZZ110-220215-
Grays Harbor Bar-
900 AM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

Combined seas 2 to 4 ft. Bar conditions light. Maximum ebb currents
will occur around 8 PM tonight and 845 AM Thursday morning.

$$

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