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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
901 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

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

PZZ100-270115-
901 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND
INLAND WATERS...AN OCCLUDED FRONT WITHIN 100 NM OF THE COAST WILL
MOVE ASHORE EARLY THIS AFTERNOON AND THROUGH THE INTERIOR BY LATE
TODAY. LOW LEVEL OFFSHORE FLOW WILL TURN ONSHORE WITH THE FRONT. A
SURFACE TROUGH IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INLAND MONDAY WITH HIGHER PRES
BUILDING BEHIND IT MONDAY NIGHT. THE NEXT PACIFIC FRONTAL SYSTEM
IS FORECAST TO ARRIVE TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

$$

PZZ150-153-270115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
901 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE WIND 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 8 TO 9 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS SUBSIDING TO 4 TO 7 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. SW SWELL
10 FT AT 11 SECONDS BECOMING W 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 FT
AT 10 SECONDS BUILDING TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TUE...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT
15 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SE 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 13 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8 FT BUILDING TO 10 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.

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PZZ156-270115-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
901 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 FT
AT 12 SECONDS SUBSIDING TO 4 FT AT 12 SECONDS THIS AFTERNOON.
RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SW SWELL
10 FT AT 11 SECONDS BECOMING W 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 FT
AT 10 SECONDS BUILDING TO 10 FT AT 10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TUE...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT
15 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
12 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 9 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.

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PZZ170-173-176-270115-
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-
901 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE WIND 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 9 FT WITH A DOMINANT
PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS SUBSIDING TO 5 TO 8 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD
OF 12 SECONDS THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. SW SWELL
9 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.MON...SW WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT
10 SECONDS BUILDING TO 14 FT AT 10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING S 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 13
FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TUE...S WIND 25 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT
15 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 13
FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WIND 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 10 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.

$$

PZZ130-270115-
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
901 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

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

.TODAY...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 12 SECONDS SUBSIDING TO 3
FT AT 12 SECONDS THIS AFTERNOON. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. SW SWELL
9 FT AT 11 SECONDS BECOMING W 7 FT AT 10 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.MON...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 FT
AT 10 SECONDS BUILDING TO 9 FT AT 10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TUE...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 8
FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 11 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 FT BUILDING TO 9 FT.
.THU...W WIND 15 TO 20 KT BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. W SWELL 7 FT.

$$

PZZ131-270115-
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
901 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

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

.TODAY...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...E WIND TO 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT.
.THU...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ132-270115-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
901 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT RISING TO 25 TO 35 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SE 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. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.MON...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT EASING TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT.

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PZZ134-270115-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
901 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

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

.TODAY...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT RISING TO 20 TO 25 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.MON...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE AND TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT.

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PZZ133-270115-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
901 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 3 PM PDT THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT RISING TO 25 TO 35 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.MON...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

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PZZ135-270115-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
901 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

.TODAY...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. RAIN.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS.
.MON...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.WED...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

PZZ110-270115-
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
901 AM PDT SUN MAR 26 2017

COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 7 TO 9 FT LATE TODAY. BAR
CONDITIONS LIGHT...BECOMING MODERATE LATE TODAY. THE MAXIMUM EBB
CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND 430 PM THIS AFTERNOON AND 5 AM MONDAY.

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