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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
300 AM 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

PZZ100-201745-
300 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND INLAND
WATERS...AN OCCLUDED FRONT WILL MOVE NE ACROSS WESTERN WA AND THE
COASTAL WATERS TODAY. A SURFACE TROUGH WILL MOVE NE ACROSS THE AREA
LATE TONIGHT FOLLOWED BY ANOTHER FRONT ON SATURDAY. A DEEP 960 MB
SURFACE LOW WILL DEVELOP ABOUT 350 NM OFFSHORE SATURDAY NIGHT WITH
THE ASSOCIATED FRONT MOVING NE ACROSS WESTERN WA 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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PZZ150-201745-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
300 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...E WIND 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 13 TO 16 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 16 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 12 FT
AT 16 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 17 FT AT
18 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 16 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...E WIND 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 12 TO 15 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
14 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL 15 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. SW SWELL 12 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 9 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL
8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ153-201745-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
300 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...E WIND 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 14 TO 17 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 17 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 12 FT
AT 16 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 18 FT AT
18 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 16 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 TO 35 KT...EASING TO 20 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 12 TO 15 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
15 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL
15 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. SW SWELL 12 FT...
BECOMING W 10 FT.
.TUE...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 6 FT.

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PZZ156-201745-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
300 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...E WIND 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 14 TO 17 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 17 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 13 FT
AT 16 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 19 FT AT
18 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 18 FT AT 17 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 16 FT
AT 16 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 12 TO 15 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
15 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL
15 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT. SW SWELL 13 FT...BECOMING W 11 FT.
.TUE...LIGHT WIND. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 8 FT... SUBSIDING TO
6 FT.

$$

PZZ170-173-176-201745-
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-
300 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...SE WIND 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 17 TO 20 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 16 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 20 TO 25 KT...BECOMING 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 15 FT AT 16 SECONDS...
BUILDING TO 17 FT AT 18 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 21 FT AT
18 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.SAT NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SE 25 TO 35 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 18 TO 21 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
16 SECONDS.
.SUN...SE WIND 30 TO 40 KT...EASING TO 25 TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 15 TO 18 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
14 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SW SWELL 19 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT. SW SWELL 16 FT...BECOMING W.
.TUE...E WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING N. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 7 FT.


$$

PZZ130-201745-
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
300 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

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

.TODAY...E WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 14 FT AT
16 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 12 FT AT 16 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 11 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. SW SWELL 15 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 14 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.SUN...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 11 FT AT
14 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. SW SWELL 12 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NE. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SW
SWELL 10 FT...SUBSIDING TO 8 FT.
.TUE...E WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ131-201745-
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
300 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

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

.TODAY...E WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...E 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.
.SUN...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...NE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS.
.TUE...NE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

$$

PZZ132-201745-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
300 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

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

.TODAY...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 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.
.SUN...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 IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...NE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...N WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

$$

PZZ134-201745-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
300 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

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

.TODAY...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 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 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS AFTER
MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN NIGHT...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING SE TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...NE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...N WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ133-201745-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
300 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING...

.TODAY...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS IN THE
AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.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.
.SUN...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 KT OR LESS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...NE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING N. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...E WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

$$

PZZ135-201745-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
300 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

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

$$

PZZ110-201745-
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
300 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

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

COMBINED SEAS 12 TO 15 FT TODAY SUBSIDING TO 10 TO 13 FT THIS
EVENING...THEN BUILDING TO 16 TO 19 FEET LATE TONIGHT.
BAR CONDITIONS ROUGH...EXCEPT SEVERE DURING THE MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT
THIS MORNING AND AGAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT TONIGHT. BREAKERS ARE LIKELY
ESPECIALLY DURING MAXIMUM EBB CURRENTS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENTS WILL
OCCUR AROUND 1045 AM THIS MORNING AND 11 PM TONIGHT.

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