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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
900 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

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

PZZ100-201300-
900 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND INLAND
WATERS...AN OCCLUDED FRONT WILL APPROACH THE COASTAL WATERS FROM THE
SW TONIGHT...THEN MOVE NE ACROSS THE AREA ON FRIDAY. A SURFACE
TROUGH WILL MOVE NE ACROSS THE AREA LATE FRIDAY NIGHT 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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PZZ150-201300-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
900 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST FRIDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM PST FRIDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

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

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PZZ153-201300-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
900 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST FRIDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM PST FRIDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. SW SWELL
13 FT AT 14 SECONDS...BUILDING TO W 15 FT AT 16 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 14 TO 17 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 17 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
13 FT AT 16 SECONDS. 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...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON. W SWELL 19 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 17 FT AT 17 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 15 FT AT 15
SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 12 TO 15 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 15 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. SW SWELL
15 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.MON...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT. SW SWELL 14 FT...BECOMING W 12 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING E. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 FT.

$$

PZZ156-201300-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
900 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST FRIDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM PST FRIDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 13 FT
AT 14 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 15 FT AT 16 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 14 TO 17 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 17 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
13 FT AT 16 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 15 FT AT 16 SECONDS AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 19 FT AT
18 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING E 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. W SWELL 18 FT AT 17 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 16 FT AT
16 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT...RISING TO 25 TO 35 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 12 TO 15 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
15 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 3 TO 5 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SW SWELL 15 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.MON...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NE TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO
5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 13 FT.
.TUE...SE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL
8 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 FT.

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PZZ170-173-176-201300-
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 THU JAN 19 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 AM PST FRIDAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM PST FRIDAY THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SW SWELL 15 FT AT 13 SECONDS...BUILDING TO W 17 FT AT 16
SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS.
.FRI...SE WIND 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 17 TO 20 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 16 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.FRI 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. W SWELL 15 FT AT 16 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 19 FT AT
17 SECONDS AFTER MIDNIGHT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 22 FT AT
18 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE 30 TO 40 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. COMBINED SEAS 16 TO 19 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
16 SECONDS.
.SUN...SE WIND 35 TO 45 KT...EASING TO 30 TO 40 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS 16 TO 19 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF
15 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 17 TO 20 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 12 SECONDS.
.MON...E WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING NE 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES
5 TO 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT. SW SWELL 17 FT...BECOMING W
14 FT.
.TUE...E WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING S. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL
9 FT...SUBSIDING TO 6 FT.

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PZZ130-201300-
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
900 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. SW SWELL 13 FT AT 14 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.FRI...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.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT 16 SECONDS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SW SWELL 16 FT AT 18 SECONDS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 15 FT AT 17 SECONDS...
SUBSIDING TO 13 FT AT 15 SECONDS 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 11 FT AT 14 SECONDS.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. SW SWELL
12 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.MON...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO
4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS. SW SWELL 12 FT...BECOMING W 9 FT.
.TUE...E WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W
SWELL 7 FT...SUBSIDING TO 5 FT.

$$

PZZ131-201300-
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
900 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

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

.TONIGHT...LIGHT WIND...BECOMING E 15 TO 25 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND
WAVES LESS THAN 1 FT...BECOMING 2 TO 4 FT AFTER MIDNIGHT. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRI...E WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...E WIND 20 TO 30 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...E WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...
SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...E WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

$$

PZZ132-201300-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
900 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...NW WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING LIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ134-201300-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
900 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.FRI...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.SAT...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 TO 3 FT IN THE
AFTERNOON.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...VARIABLE 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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PZZ133-201300-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
900 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

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

.TONIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.FRI...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.FRI NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.SAT...E WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SE 20 TO 30 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
.SAT NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN...SE WIND 25 TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...NE WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.TUE...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING E. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ135-201300-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
900 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

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

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

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PZZ110-201300-
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
900 PM PST THU JAN 19 2017

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

COMBINED SEAS 12 TO 15 FT. BAR CONDITIONS ROUGH...EXCEPT SEVERE WITH
BREAKERS LIKELY DURING THE EBBS. MAXIMUM EBB CURRENTS WILL OCCUR
AROUND 10 PM TONIGHT AND 1045 AM FRIDAY.

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