Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
300 AM PDT WED APR 26 2017

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

PZZ100-261800-
300 AM PDT WED APR 26 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND INLAND
WATERS...STRONG POST FRONTAL ONSHORE FLOW TODAY WILL GRADUALLY EASE
TONIGHT AND THURSDAY. ANOTHER FRONT WILL REACH THE AREA OVER THE
WEEKEND. ONSHORE FLOW GRADUALLY WEAKENS EARLY NEXT WEEK.

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PZZ150-153-156-170-173-176-261800-
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-
300 AM PDT WED APR 26 2017

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

.TODAY...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 FT
AT 9 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT..EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. W
SWELL 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS BUILDING TO 11 FT AT 11 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.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. W SWELL 10 FT AT 11
SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6
FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
3 TO 6 FT. W SWELL 5 FT BUILDING TO 7 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.

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PZZ130-261800-
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
300 AM PDT WED APR 26 2017

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

.TODAY...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 FT
AT 8 SECONDS BUILDING TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS IN THE AFTERNOON.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS IN THE MORNING THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...W 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. W
SWELL 9 FT AT 11 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING THEN
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NW 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.FRI...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 11
SECONDS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5
FT AT 11 SECONDS.
.SAT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT. W SWELL 4 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.

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PZZ131-261800-
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
300 AM PDT WED APR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT THIS MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM PDT THIS MORNING THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WIND RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT DURING THE
MORNING...BECOMING 25 TO 35 KT BY AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT BY AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 TO 35 KT...EASING LATE. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6
FT...SUBSIDING LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

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PZZ132-261800-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
300 AM PDT WED APR 26 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT THIS MORNING...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM PDT THIS MORNING THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING W IN THE MORNING...THEN RISING
TO 25 TO 35 KT BY AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT IN THE AFTERNOON.
SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE MORNING THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 TO 35 KT...EASING LATE. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6
FT...SUBSIDING LATE. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 5 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT.
.SUN...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

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PZZ134-261800-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
300 AM PDT WED APR 26 2017

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

.TODAY...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING NW AND RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT
BY AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. NUMEROUS
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING VARIABLE 5 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
MORNING THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...S WIND TO 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ133-261800-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
300 AM PDT WED APR 26 2017

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

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. HIGHEST
WIND AND WAVES SOUTH PART. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 4 FT. HIGHEST WIND AND WAVES S PART. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.THU...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT EASING TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS IN THE AFTERNOON.
.FRI NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

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PZZ135-261800-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
300 AM PDT WED APR 26 2017

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

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON N OF TACOMA. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...EXCEPT 1 TO 2
FT S PART IN THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 15 KT EXCEPT SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT FROM
TACOMA S DURING THE EVENING...THEN SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT THROUGHOUT
AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING
THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.THU...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING VARIABLE IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.THU NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...S WIND TO 10 KT IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI NIGHT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT...S WIND TO 10 KT BECOMING SW. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ110-261800-
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
300 AM PDT WED APR 26 2017

COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FT. BAR CONDITIONS MODERATE. MAXIMUM EBB
CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND 5 AM AND 530 PM TODAY. THE MORNING EBB
WILL BE STRONG.

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