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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
900 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

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

PZZ100-211245-
900 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND INLAND
WATERS...A 975 MB LOW ABOUT 350 NM WEST OF GRAYS HARBOR WILL MOVE
NORTHWEST ON SATURDAY. A COUPLE OF SMALLER SURFACE TROUGHS ROTATING
AROUND THE LOW WILL MOVE NORTHEAST ACROSS THE AREA EARLY SATURDAY
MORNING AND AGAIN LATE SATURDAY. A DEEP 960 MB SURFACE LOW WILL
DEVELOP ABOUT 300 NM OFFSHORE SATURDAY NIGHT WITH THE ASSOCIATED
FRONT MOVING NE ACROSS WESTERN WASHINGTON ON SUNDAY. THE DEEP LOW
WILL DEPART TO THE S ON MONDAY ALLOWING A SURFACE RIDGE TO BUILD
OVER WESTERN WA.

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PZZ150-211245-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
900 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 12 FT
AT 16 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 18 FT AT
18 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 14
FT AT 16 SECONDS. SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...E WIND 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 13 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
14 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SW SWELL
13 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.MON...E WIND TO 10 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS. SW SWELL 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. SW SWELL 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TUE...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. W SWELL 8 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 6 FT...BUILDING TO 12 FT.

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PZZ153-211245-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
900 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 12 FT
AT 16 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 18 FT AT
19 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 20 FT AT 18 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 15
FT AT 16 SECONDS. SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 TO 35 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 13 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
14 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. SW SWELL 13 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.MON...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SW SWELL 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TUE...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. W SWELL 8 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 6 FT.
.WED...SE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 6 FT...BUILDING TO 12 FT.

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PZZ156-211245-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
900 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 13 FT
AT 16 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 19 FT AT
18 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 17 FT AT 17 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 15 FT
AT 15 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 13 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS...
BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. SW SWELL 14 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.MON...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. SW SWELL 11 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
10 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.TUE...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING N TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 7 FT.
.WED...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING E TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 5 FT...BUILDING TO 11 FT.

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PZZ170-173-176-211245-
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 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...
...GALE WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH SUNDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 15 FT AT 16 SECONDS...
BUILDING TO 17 FT AT 17 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 22 FT AT
18 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SE 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 17 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SE WIND 30 TO 40 KT...BECOMING S 20 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 14 TO 17 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
14 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL
18 FT AT 12 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 16 FT AT 12 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.MON...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SW SWELL 13 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
11 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TUE...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...EASING TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS. W SWELL 9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 7 FT.
.WED...S WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 7 FT...BUILDING TO 14 FT.

$$

PZZ130-211245-
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
900 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT THROUGH
SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 10 FT
AT 16 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 14 FT AT 18 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...E 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 AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 12 FT AT 15 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 TO 30 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 11 FT AT 14 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO
9 FT AT 14 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SW SWELL
11 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.MON...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT IN THE MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SW SWELL 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SW SWELL 8 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.
.TUE...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. W SWELL 7 FT.
.WED...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. W SWELL 5 FT...
BUILDING TO 11 FT.

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PZZ131-211245-
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
900 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

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

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

$$

PZZ132-211245-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
900 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

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

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

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PZZ134-211245-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
900 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TONIGHT...SE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING NW TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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PZZ133-211245-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
900 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 AM PST SATURDAY THROUGH
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT...

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

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PZZ135-211245-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
900 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

.TONIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT OR LESS...BECOMING S AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...EASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
LIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING N TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON NIGHT...N WIND TO 10 KT IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.
.WED...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT.

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PZZ110-211245-
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
900 PM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY
AFTERNOON...

COMBINED SEAS 10 TO 13 FT...BUILDING TO 16 TO 19 FEET LATE TONIGHT
AND SAT. BAR CONDITIONS ROUGH...BECOMING SEVERE LATE TONIGHT WITH
BREAKERS LIKELY. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND 11 PM
TONIGHT AND 1145 AM SAT.

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