Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
231 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

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

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231 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND
INLAND WATERS...NORTHWEST FLOW WILL PERSIST TODAY THROUGH SUNDAY
BETWEEN HIGH PRES OFFSHORE AND LOW PRES EAST OF THE CASCADES. THE
STRONGEST FLOW WILL BE OVER THE COASTAL WATERS MOST DAYS. THE
STRONGEST PUSH OF WESTERLIES IN THE STRAIT IS LIKELY TO BE
SATURDAY EVENING WHEN GALES ARE POSSIBLE WITH A STRONG MARINE
PUSH.

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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-
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-
231 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

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

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT
AT 8 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT THROUGH SAT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5
FT. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
NW SWELL 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.MON...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT.

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WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
231 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL 7
FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.THU...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 OR 2 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT AT
8 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. NW SWELL
7 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. NW SWELL
7 FT AT 8 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 OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT. NW
SWELL 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SAT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 OR 2 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. NW
SWELL 7 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. NW SWELL 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT.
.MON...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 OR 2 FT. NW SWELL 7 FT.

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CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
231 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. 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 1 OR 2 FT.
.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 AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN AND 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-
231 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.THU...W WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. 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 1 OR 2 FT.
.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 AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN AND MON...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.


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ADMIRALTY INLET-
231 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 OR 2 FT.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 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 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 OR 2 FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
231 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING.
.THU...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT THROUGH SAT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3
FT.
.SAT NIGHT AND SUN...SW WIND 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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PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
231 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

.TONIGHT...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU AND THU NIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 OR 2 FT.
.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 AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SAT...NW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 OR 2 FT.
.SUN...S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...LIGHT WIND BECOMING N TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
231 PM PDT WED MAY 4 2016

COMBINED SEAS 6 FT BUILDING TO 9 FT DURING THE STRONG MAXIMUM EBB
CURRENTS AROUND 330 PM TODAY AND 4 AM THURSDAY. BAR CONDITIONS
MODERATE.

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