Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
441 PM PDT FRI APR 21 2017

UPDATED THE WEST ENTRANCE TO START THE SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY
EARLIER.

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

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441 PM PDT FRI APR 21 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND
INLAND WATERS...EAST TO SOUTHEAST OFFSHORE FLOW WILL GRADUALLY
INCREASE TONIGHT AS A COLD FRONT ABOUT 400 NM OFFSHORE APPROACHES
THE REGION. THE FRONT WILL MOVE NORTHEAST ACROSS THE AREA ON
SATURDAY FOLLOWED BY A WEAK SURFACE TROUGH ON SUNDAY. A 1001 MB
LOW WILL APPROACH THE AREA SUNDAY NIGHT THEN REACH THE COAST
MONDAY AFTERNOON. ANOTHER FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL AFFECT THE AREA
TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

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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-
441 PM PDT FRI APR 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SW SWELL 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS BUILDING TO SW 8 FT AT
12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING THEN
SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL
8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.MON...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TUE...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT
OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 12 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-
441 PM PDT FRI APR 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING...

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SW SWELL 5 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. SW SWELL 8 FT AT 13 SECONDS BUILDING TO 11 FT AT
12 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.MON...E WIND 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
8 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TUE...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
3 TO 5 FT. SW SWELL 14 FT BECOMING W 12 FT.

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WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
441 PM PDT FRI APR 21 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
4 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SAT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SW SWELL 4 FT AT 13 SECONDS BUILDING TO 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS IN THE
AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING THEN SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. SW SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.MON...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.TUE...SE WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
SW SWELL 5 FT.
.WED...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT. SW SWELL 7 FT BUILDING TO W 9 FT.

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CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
441 PM PDT FRI APR 21 2017

.TONIGHT...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING
THEN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SHOWERS
LIKELY IN THE EVENING THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...LIGHT WIND BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...LIGHT WIND BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT BECOMING 2 FT OR LESS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.TUE...NW WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS.
.WED...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT
OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

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EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
441 PM PDT FRI APR 21 2017

.TONIGHT...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING
THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SE WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING W 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WIND TO 10 KT RISING TO 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS.
.WED...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING W 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT
OR LESS BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

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ADMIRALTY INLET-
441 PM PDT FRI APR 21 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE MORNING THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...SE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...SE WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS.
.WED...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

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NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
441 PM PDT FRI APR 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING
THEN SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE EVENING THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SE WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING S TO 10 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.TUE...S WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING SE. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT
OR LESS BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

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PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
441 PM PDT FRI APR 21 2017

.TONIGHT...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN IN THE MORNING THEN SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN
THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE
EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SUN...S WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS IN THE MORNING BECOMING LESS THAN 1 FT.
.MON NIGHT...S WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WIND TO 10 KT RISING TO 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS.

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GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
441 PM PDT FRI APR 21 2017

COMBINED SEAS 3 TO 5 FT TONIGHT BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT SATURDAY
MORNING THEN TO 8 FT SATURDAY AFTERNOON. BAR CONDITIONS LIGHT
TONIGHT THEN BECOMING MODERATE ON SATURDAY. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENTS
WILL OCCUR AROUND 2 AM AND 215 PM ON SATURDAY.

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