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Coastal Waters Forecast for Washington
National Weather Service Seattle WA
256 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

Inland waters of western Washington and the northern and central
Washington coastal waters including the Olympic Coast National
Marine Sanctuary

PZZ100-162000-
256 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

.Synopsis for the northern and central Washington coastal and
inland waters...Onshore flow will ease this morning. A warm front
will move through the waters tonight and Sunday. A deepening low
will track inland near or to the north of Western Washington
Tuesday. Offshore flow will develop Wednesday.

$$

PZZ150-162000-
Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island Out 10 Nm-
256 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NW wind 10 to 20 kt easing to 10 kt in the morning and
then becoming S 10 to 20 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3
ft. W swell 6 ft at 12 seconds. A chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt rising to 20 to 30 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft. W swell 6 ft at 11 seconds. Rain.
.SUN...SW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming W 5 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 9 ft at 11 seconds.
Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. W swell 8
ft at 12 seconds.
.MON...NE wind to 10 kt becoming E in the afternoon. Wind waves
1 ft or less. W swell 8 ft at 11 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...SE wind 15 to 25 kt becoming S after midnight. Wind
waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 7 ft at 14 seconds.
.TUE...S wind 25 to 35 kt becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas
11 to 13 ft.
.WED...N wind 5 to 15 kt becoming NE to 10 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or
less. W swell 12 ft subsiding to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ153-162000-
Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville Out 10 Nm-
256 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...NW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming SE 5 to 15 kt in the
morning. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6 ft at 10 seconds. A
chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 15 to 25 kt rising to 20 to 30 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 5 ft. W swell 6 ft at 11 seconds. Rain.
.SUN...SW wind 15 to 25 kt becoming W 5 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less in the
afternoon. W swell 8 ft at 11 seconds. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
8 ft at 12 seconds.
.MON...Light wind becoming E to 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 1 ft or less. W swell 8 ft at 11 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell
7 ft at 15 seconds.
.TUE...S wind 25 to 35 kt becoming W 20 to 25 kt. Combined seas
10 to 13 ft.
.WED...N wind 10 to 20 kt becoming light. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft
becoming less than 1 ft. W swell 12 ft subsiding to 9 ft.

$$

PZZ156-162000-
Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater Out 10 Nm-
256 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...E wind to 10 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Wind waves
1 ft or less. W swell 6 ft at 10 seconds. A chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 5 ft
at 11 seconds. Rain likely in the evening then rain after
midnight.
.SUN...SW 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 in the
afternoon. W swell 9 ft at 12 seconds. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 5 to 15 kt becoming NW to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 8 ft at 12 seconds.
.MON...Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft. W swell 8 ft at
11 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...SE wind 5 to 15 kt becoming S 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less building to 2 to 4 ft after
midnight. W swell 7 ft at 15 seconds.
.TUE...SW wind 25 to 35 kt becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Combined seas
9 to 12 ft building to 12 to 14 ft.
.WED...NW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming light. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft
becoming less than 1 ft. W swell 13 ft subsiding to 10 ft.

$$

PZZ170-162000-
Coastal Waters From Cape Flattery To James Island 10 To 60 Nm-
256 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

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

.TODAY...W wind 5 to 15 kt becoming S 10 to 20 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 6 ft at 12 seconds. Rain
likely.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SW 20 to 30 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft. W swell 6 ft at 11 seconds
building to 8 ft at 10 seconds after midnight. Rain.
.SUN...W wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 10 ft
at 11 seconds. Rain likely.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. W swell 9
ft at 12 seconds.
.MON...N wind to 10 kt becoming SE 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon.
Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 8 ft at 11 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 8
ft at 15 seconds.
.TUE...SW wind 25 to 35 kt becoming W 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas
12 to 15 ft.
.WED...N wind 20 to 30 kt easing to 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 4 to
6 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft. W swell 14 ft becoming NW.

$$

PZZ173-162000-
Coastal Waters From James Island To Point Grenville 10 To 60 Nm-
256 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

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

.TODAY...W wind 10 to 20 kt becoming SW in the afternoon. Wind
waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 8 ft at 12 seconds. Rain likely.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SW 20 to 30 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 3 to 6 ft. W swell 6 ft at 11 seconds
building to 8 ft at 10 seconds after midnight. Rain.
.SUN...W wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell 10 ft
at 11 seconds. Rain likely.
.SUN NIGHT...NW wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. W swell
9 ft at 12 seconds.
.MON...Light wind becoming SE 5 to 15 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 2 ft or less. W swell 7 ft at 11 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 8
ft at 15 seconds.
.TUE...SW wind 25 to 35 kt becoming W 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas
12 to 15 ft.
.WED...NW wind 20 to 30 kt becoming N 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves
4 to 6 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft. W swell 15 ft becoming NW.

$$

PZZ176-162000-
Coastal Waters From Point Grenville To Cape Shoalwater 10 To
60 Nm-
256 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

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

.TODAY...NW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming SW 5 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 7 ft at 11 seconds. A
chance of rain in the morning then rain likely in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 3 to 5 ft. W swell 6 ft
at 11 seconds. Rain.
.SUN...W wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 9 ft at
11 seconds. Rain likely.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 10 to 20 kt becoming NW to 10 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft subsiding to 1 ft or less after
midnight. W swell 9 ft at 12 seconds.
.MON...Light wind becoming SE to 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind
waves 1 ft or less. W swell 7 ft at 11 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...S wind 10 to 20 kt becoming SW 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft building to 3 to 5 ft after
midnight. W swell 8 ft at 15 seconds.
.TUE...SW wind 25 to 35 kt becoming W 20 to 30 kt. Combined seas
12 to 14 ft.
.WED...NW wind 20 to 30 kt becoming NE 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves
4 to 6 ft subsiding to 1 to 3 ft. W swell 15 ft becoming NW.

$$

PZZ130-162000-
West Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
256 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

.TODAY...NW wind to 10 to 20 kt easing to 10 kt in the morning and
then becoming S in the afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft subsiding
to 1 ft or less in the morning. W swell 6 ft at 11 seconds. A
chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 5 ft at 10 seconds. Rain.
.SUN...SW wind 10 to 20 kt becoming W 5 to 15 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. W swell 8 ft at 11 seconds.
Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. W swell
9 ft at 12 seconds.
.MON...Light wind. Wind waves less than 1 ft. W swell 7 ft at
11 seconds.
.MON NIGHT...E wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SE 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W swell 7 ft at 14 seconds.
.TUE...S wind 15 to 25 kt becoming W. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. W
swell 9 ft building to 11 ft.
.WED...N wind to 10 kt becoming light. Wind waves 1 ft or less. W
swell 10 ft subsiding to 7 ft.

$$

PZZ131-162000-
Central U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
256 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PST EARLY THIS
MORNING...

.TODAY...W wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 5 to 15 kt in the morning
and then becoming variable to 10 kt in the afternoon. Wind waves 2
to 4 ft subsiding to 2 ft or less in the morning. A chance of
rain.
.TONIGHT...E wind 5 to 15 kt becoming 10 to 20 kt after midnight.
Wind waves 1 to 3 ft. Rain likely.
.SUN...W wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...W wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.MON...W wind to 10 kt becoming E in the afternoon. Wind waves
1 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...E wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.TUE...Variable wind 5 to 15 kt becoming W 15 to 25 kt. Wind
waves 2 ft or less building to 2 to 4 ft.
.WED...W wind to 10 kt becoming light. Wind waves 1 ft or less.

$$

PZZ132-162000-
East Entrance U.S. Waters Strait Of Juan De Fuca-
256 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 AM PST EARLY THIS
MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...W wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 5 to 15 kt in the morning
and then becoming SE in the afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft
subsiding to 2 ft or less in the morning. A slight chance of rain
in the morning then a chance of rain in the afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. A chance of
rain in the evening then rain likely after midnight.
.SUN...SE 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.
Rain likely.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming NW after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less.
.MON...NW wind to 10 kt in the morning becoming light. Wind waves
1 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...SE wind 5 to 15 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less building to 2 to 4 ft after
midnight.
.TUE...SE wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SW. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.WED...NW wind to 10 kt becoming light. Wind waves 1 ft or less.

$$

PZZ134-162000-
Admiralty Inlet-
256 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY MORNING...

.TODAY...S wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. A slight
chance of rain in the morning then a chance of rain in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 5 to 15 kt rising to 20 to 30 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less building to 3 to 5 ft after
midnight. A chance of rain in the evening then rain likely after
midnight.
.SUN...SE 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.
Rain likely.
.SUN NIGHT...Light wind becoming NW to 10 kt after midnight. Wind
waves 1 ft or less.
.MON...N wind to 10 kt in the morning becoming light. Wind waves
1 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...SE wind to 10 kt rising to 10 to 20 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 ft or less building to 1 to 3 ft after
midnight.
.TUE...S wind 15 to 25 kt easing to 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 2 to
4 ft.
.WED...Variable wind to 10 kt becoming light. Wind waves 1 ft or
less.

$$

PZZ133-162000-
Northern Inland Waters Including The San Juan Islands-
256 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

.TODAY...S wind 5 to 15 kt. Wind waves 2 ft or less. A slight
chance of rain in the morning then a chance of rain in the
afternoon.
.TONIGHT...SE wind 15 to 25 kt rising to 20 to 30 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 to 5 ft. Rain likely in the evening then
rain after midnight.
.SUN...SE wind 20 to 30 kt becoming S 15 to 25 kt in the
afternoon. Wind waves 2 to 5 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...SW wind 5 to 15 kt becoming NW after midnight. Wind
waves 2 ft or less.
.MON...NW wind 5 to 15 kt in the morning becoming light. Wind
waves 2 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...E wind to 10 kt becoming SE 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 1 ft or less building to 2 to 4 ft after
midnight.
.TUE...SE wind 15 to 25 kt becoming SW. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft.
.WED...NW wind to 10 kt becoming light. Wind waves 1 ft or less.

$$

PZZ135-162000-
Puget Sound and Hood Canal-
256 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

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

.TODAY...S wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less. A slight
chance of rain.
.TONIGHT...S wind 5 to 15 kt rising to 15 to 25 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less building to 2 to 4 ft after
midnight. A chance of rain in the evening then rain likely after
midnight.
.SUN...S wind 15 to 25 kt. Wind waves 2 to 4 ft. Rain.
.SUN NIGHT...S wind 10 to 20 kt becoming variable 5 to 15 kt
after midnight. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.MON...Variable wind to 10 kt. Wind waves 1 ft or less.
.MON NIGHT...Variable wind to 10 kt becoming S 5 to 15 kt after
midnight. Wind waves 2 ft or less.
.TUE...S wind 10 to 20 kt. Wind waves 1 to 3 ft.
.WED...SW wind to 10 kt becoming light. Wind waves 1 ft or less.

$$

PZZ110-162000-
Grays Harbor Bar-
256 AM PST Sat Dec 16 2017

Combined seas 6 to 8 ft. Bar conditions moderate. Maximum ebb
currents will occur around 300 am and 315 pm today. The afternoon
ebb will be strong.

$$

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