Coastal Waters Forecast
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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
338 AM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

CORRECTED MINOR ERROR IN THE GRAYS HARBOR BAR ZONE.

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

PZZ100-272245-
338 AM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND
INLAND WATERS...A TROUGH OVER THE OFFSHORE WATERS WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE AREA TODAY FOR CONTINUED SOUTHERLY FLOW. THE FLOW WILL
BACK SLIGHTLY TONIGHT AHEAD OF A WEAK COLD FRONT. THIS FRONT WILL
MOVE ACROSS THE AREA ON TUE. A STRONG FRONTAL SYSTEM WILL IMPACT
THE REGION ON WED FOR GALE FORCE WINDS OVER PARTS OF THE AREA.

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PZZ150-153-272245-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
338 AM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6
FT AT 10 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 10 FT. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. WIND
WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 10 TO 12 FT AT 11 SECONDS.
SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 FT
AT 12 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 11 FT AT 17 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
12 FT AT 16 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 9 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.WED...SE WIND 25 TO 35 KT...BECOMING SW 20 TO 30 KT. COMBINED
SEAS 10 TO 13 FT WITH A DOMINANT PERIOD OF 15 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
13 FT AT 11 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 9 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 5 TO
7 FT.

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PZZ156-272245-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
338 AM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 6
FT AT 10 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 10 FT. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES 3 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 10 TO 12 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.TUE...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT
12 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 11 FT AT 17 SECONDS. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. W SWELL
11 FT AT 16 SECONDS.
.WED...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING SW. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. W
SWELL 10 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
13 FT AT 11 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 9 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
7 FT.

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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-
338 AM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

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

.TODAY...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT BECOMING W. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
W SWELL 7 TO 8 FT AT 10 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 9 TO 12 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S 15 TO 25 KT. WIND
WAVES BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 12 TO 14 FT AT 12 SECONDS...
SUBSIDING TO 11 TO 12 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 TO
11 FT AT 12 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 11 TO 13 FT AT 17 SECONDS.
RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
10 TO 12 FT AT 15 OR 16 SECONDS.
.WED...SW WIND 25 TO 35 KT. COMBINED SEAS 12 TO 15 FT WITH A
DOMINANT PERIOD OF 15 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
13 FT AT 11 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 9 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT.
.FRI...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 TO
8 FT.

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PZZ130-272245-
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
338 AM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR HAZARDOUS SEAS IN EFFECT FROM THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

.TODAY...S WIND 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
5 FT AT 10 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 10 FT. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
11 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WIND RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 12 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 10 FT AT 17
SECONDS. RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
10 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.WED...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT BECOMING SW. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W
SWELL 8 FT AT 15 SECONDS.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL
12 FT AT 11 SECONDS...SUBSIDING TO 8 FT.
.THU...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 FT.

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CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
338 AM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SE 10 KT OR LESS. WIND
WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...E WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...E WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 25 TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES
BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 25 TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT.
.THU...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

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PZZ132-272245-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
338 AM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SW. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT BECOMING SE. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SE WIND RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 2 TO
4 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT BECOMING W. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
.THU...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

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PZZ134-272245-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
338 AM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS
LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...SE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WIND RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 2
TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT...EASING AND BECOMING NW. WIND WAVES
3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING S 5 TO 15 KT. WIND
WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING.
.THU...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
338 AM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

.TODAY...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...SE WIND RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES BUILDING TO 2
TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 5 FT.
.THU...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ135-272245-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
338 AM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

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

.TODAY...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 4 FT. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 3 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE
OF SHOWERS.
.TUE...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. RAIN LIKELY.
.TUE NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 5 FT.
.WED NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...S WIND 10 KT OR LESS. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.

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GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
338 AM PDT MON MAR 27 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR IN EFFECT FROM THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

COMBINED SEAS 4 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 10 TO 12 FT THIS AFTERNOON.
BAR CONDITIONS LIGHT...BECOMING ROUGH WITH BREAKERS POSSIBLE THIS
AFTERNOON. THE MAXIMUM EBB CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND 5 AM THIS
MORNING AND 5 PM THIS AFTERNOON. THE EBB CURRENT THIS AFTERNOON
WILL BE STRONG.

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