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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
232 AM PST THU FEB 26 2015

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

PZZ100-261945-
232 AM PST THU FEB 26 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND INLAND
WATERS...A WEAK FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE COASTAL WATERS TODAY
THEN DISSIPATE AS IT MOVES ONSHORE THIS EVENING. A BROAD AND
DIFFUSE 1008 MB LOW WILL DROP SOUTHEAST THROUGH THE COASTAL
WATERS LATE TONIGHT. HIGH PRESSURE OVER BRITISH COLUMBIA AND LOW
PRESSURE TO THE SOUTH WILL GIVE STRONG NORTHEAST FLOW TO THE
WATERS LATER FRIDAY THROUGH SATURDAY. HIGH PRES WILL GIVE LIGHT
PRES GRADIENTS OVER THE WATERS LATE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY.
STRONG NORTHEAST FLOW WILL REDEVELOP OVER THE WATERS ON MONDAY.

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PZZ150-261945-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
232 AM PST THU FEB 26 2015

.TODAY...E WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT
11 SECONDS. SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT
12 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 10 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...NE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 4 FT
AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...SE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT
OR LESS. W SWELL 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
2 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 4 FT.

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PZZ153-261945-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
232 AM PST THU FEB 26 2015

.TODAY...E WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 13 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
1 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5
FT AT 13 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 4 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...SE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
2 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 5 FT.

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PZZ156-261945-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
232 AM PST THU FEB 26 2015

.TODAY...N WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING SW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 FT. W SWELL 4 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
1 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS
AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT
13 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 FT
AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. W
SWELL 5 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT
9 SECONDS.
.SUN...SE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND TO 10 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT...
BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 4 FT.

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PZZ170-261945-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-
232 AM PST THU FEB 26 2015

.TODAY...NW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING S IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES
1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 12 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 9
SECONDS.
.SUN...NW WIND 10 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 6 TO 8 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT.

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PZZ173-261945-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-
232 AM PST THU FEB 26 2015

.TODAY...W WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 12
SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SHOWERS. A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT
13 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT
AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...W WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT
OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT.

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PZZ176-261945-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO 60 NM-
232 AM PST THU FEB 26 2015

.TODAY...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
SHOWERS. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...NE WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
SHOWERS LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF TSTMS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 6 FT AT 10 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. NW SWELL 5 FT
AT 9 SECONDS.
.SUN...SW WIND 10 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 3 FT.
.MON...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 6 FT.

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PZZ130-261945-
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
232 AM PST THU FEB 26 2015

.TODAY...SE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
5 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 FT AT
12 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 5 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 FT AT
10 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. W SWELL 4 FT AT
9 SECONDS.
.SUN...S WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING W. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 2 FT.
.MON...N WIND 10 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. NW SWELL 3 FT.

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PZZ131-261945-
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
232 AM PST THU FEB 26 2015

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

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PZZ132-261945-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
232 AM PST THU FEB 26 2015

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

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PZZ134-261945-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
232 AM PST THU FEB 26 2015

.TODAY...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...NW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...NW WIND 10 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

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PZZ133-261945-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
232 AM PST THU FEB 26 2015

.TODAY...N WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING NE TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT...NE WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...NE WIND 10 KT...BECOMING N 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.

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PZZ135-261945-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
232 AM PST THU FEB 26 2015

.TODAY...S WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN
THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...N WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING N 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

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PZZ110-261945-
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
232 AM PST THU FEB 26 2015

COMBINED SEAS 2 TO 4 FT...EXCEPT BRIEFLY BUILDING TO 5 FT AROUND
MAXIMUM EBB CURRENTS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND 1045
AM AND 1115 PM TODAY. BAR CONDITIONS LIGHT.

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