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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
222 AM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

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

PZZ100-031830-
222 AM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND
INLAND WATERS...ONSHORE FLOW WILL INCREASE TODAY AND THIS EVENING
AS A THERMAL TROUGH MOVES INTO EASTERN WASHINGTON AND HIGH PRES
BUILDS OVER THE OFFSHORE WATERS. ONSHORE FLOW WILL CONTINUE
WEDNESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY.

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PZZ150-153-156-031830-
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-
222 AM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...W WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES
1 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 6 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING 20 TO 25 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT 8 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
8 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT
9 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.FRI...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES
1 TO 3 FT...BUILDING TO 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 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-
222 AM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE
WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

.TODAY...NW WIND TO 10 KT...RISING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. SW SWELL 6 FT
AT 12 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WIND 25 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT
9 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 5 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL
9 FT AT 7 SECONDS.
.THU...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT...EASING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. NW SWELL 9 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL
9 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.FRI...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO
7 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. NW SWELL 11 FT.

$$

PZZ130-031830-
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
222 AM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON PDT TODAY THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. W
SWELL 6 FT AT 11 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 5 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS. A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT...EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS.
W SWELL 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.THU...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 9 SECONDS.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT AT 8 SECONDS.
.FRI...S WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT. W SWELL 6 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.

$$

PZZ131-031830-
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
222 AM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PDT TODAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON PDT TODAY THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 25 TO 35 KT LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...W WIND TO 10 KT...RISING TO 10 TO 20 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING W 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES
1 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT
OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

$$

PZZ132-031830-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
222 AM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL NOON PDT TODAY...
...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON PDT TODAY THROUGH LATE
TONIGHT...

.TODAY...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...RISING TO 25 TO 35 KT LATE IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...BUILDING TO 4 TO 6 FT.
SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 25 TO 35 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 6 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING NW TO 10 KT IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.THU...NW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...EASING TO 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.FRI...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT
OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT...RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT
OR LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT.

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ADMIRALTY INLET-
222 AM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

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

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON AND RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.THU...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 KT AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO
3 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ133-031830-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
222 AM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

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

.TODAY...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 15 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON AND RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT LATE. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR
LESS...BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. SCATTERED
SHOWERS.
.WED...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...W 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.
.THU...NW 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.
.THU NIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.FRI...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SAT...NW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.

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PZZ135-031830-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
222 AM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

.TODAY...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NE 5 TO 15 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. SCATTERED SHOWERS.
.WED...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.WED NIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.THU NIGHT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.FRI...N WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SAT...N WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ110-031830-
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
222 AM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

COMBINED SEAS 5 TO 6 FT...BUILDING TO 7 FT DURING THE STRONG EBB
CURRENT EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING. BAR CONDITIONS LIGHT TO MODERATE.
MAXIMUM EBB CURRENTS WILL OCCUR AROUND 230 PM TODAY AND 315 AM
WEDNESDAY.

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