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COASTAL WATERS FORECAST FOR WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
900 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

PZZ100-282215-
900 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR THE NORTHERN AND CENTRAL WASHINGTON COASTAL AND INLAND
WATERS...ONSHORE FLOW WILL WEAKEN TODAY AS A SURFACE RIDGE BUILDS
OVER WESTERN WA. MODERATE SOUTH FLOW WILL DEVELOP TONIGHT AND SUNDAY
AS A WARM FRONT MOVES OVER BRITISH COLUMBIA. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
ACROSS THE FORECAST AREA FROM THE WEST LATE MONDAY. STRONG ONSHORE
FLOW WILL DEVELOP BEHIND THE COLD FRONT MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY.

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PZZ150-282215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND OUT 10 NM-
900 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.TODAY...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING S THEN RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT
THIS AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT
11 SECONDS...BUILDING TO 9 FT AT 9 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 11 FT AT 12
SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 11 FT
AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 12
SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 11 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.
.TUE...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.
.WED...W WIND 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.

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PZZ153-282215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE OUT 10 NM-
900 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.TODAY...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT THIS AFTERNOON.
WIND WAVES 1 OR 2 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT 11
SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT
12 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
11 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 12
SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 11 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.
.TUE...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.
.WED...W WIND 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.

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PZZ156-282215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER OUT 10 NM-
900 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.TODAY...SW WIND 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING S THEN RISING TO 15 TO 25 KT
LATE THIS AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 1 OR 2 FT BUILDING TO 2 TO 4 FT
LATE. W SWELL 8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 7 FT AT
10 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT
12 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 3 FT. W SWELL
11 FT AT 13 SECONDS.
.MON...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 12
SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 11 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.
.TUE...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.
.WED...W WIND 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. W SWELL 8 FT.

$$

PZZ170-282215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM CAPE FLATTERY TO JAMES ISLAND 10 TO 60 NM-
900 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT
11 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT 12
SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 12 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.
.MON...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 11 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
12 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TUE...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.
.WED...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.

$$

PZZ173-282215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM JAMES ISLAND TO POINT GRENVILLE 10 TO 60 NM-
900 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT
11 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT 12
SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 12 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.
.MON...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 11 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
12 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TUE...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.
.WED...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.

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PZZ176-282215-
COASTAL WATERS FROM POINT GRENVILLE TO CAPE SHOALWATER 10 TO 60 NM-
900 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.TODAY...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 9 FT AT
11 SECONDS. SHOWERS LIKELY.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 9 FT
AT 10 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...S WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 7 FT. W SWELL 12 FT AT 12
SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 12 FT
AT 12 SECONDS.
.MON...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT. W SWELL 11 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 4 TO 5 FT. W SWELL
12 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TUE...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.
.WED...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 9 FT.

$$

PZZ130-282215-
WEST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
900 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

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

.TODAY...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT THIS
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL
8 FT AT 11 SECONDS. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 8 FT AT
10 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT
12 SECONDS. RAIN LIKELY.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT...EASING TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3
FT...SUBSIDING TO 1 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.MON...SE WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. W SWELL 10 FT AT
12 SECONDS.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 2 FT. W SWELL
10 FT AT 12 SECONDS.
.TUE...W WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 8 FT.
.WED...SW WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS. W SWELL 7 FT.

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PZZ131-282215-
CENTRAL U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
900 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM PDT TO 2 PM PDT...

.TODAY...W WIND 25 TO 35 KT...GRADUALLY EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS
LATE.
.TONIGHT...W WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING VARIABLE TO 10 KT. WIND
WAVES 2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...VARIABLE WIND 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING E 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1
FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

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PZZ132-282215-
EAST ENTRANCE U.S. WATERS STRAIT OF JUAN DE FUCA-
900 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...GALE WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM PDT THIS MORNING...
...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM PDT TO 2 PM PDT...

.TODAY...W WIND 25 TO 35 KT...GRADUALLY EASING TO 5 TO 15 KT LATE IN
THE AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 3 TO 6 FT...SUBSIDING TO 2 FT OR LESS
LATE.
.TONIGHT...NW WIND 10 KT...BECOMING SE AFTER MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES
1 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT...BECOMING N 10 TO 20 KT IN THE
AFTERNOON. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT OR LESS.
.MON...SE WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...W WIND 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...W WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.

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PZZ134-282215-
ADMIRALTY INLET-
900 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TODAY...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 10 KT. WIND WAVES 1 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...N WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WIND 10 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...NW WIND TO 10 KT...RISING TO 20 TO 30 KT. WIND WAVES 1
FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 3 TO 5 FT.
.TUE...NW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.WED...NW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ133-282215-
NORTHERN INLAND WATERS INCLUDING THE SAN JUAN ISLANDS-
900 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TODAY...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SE 10 TO 20 KT AFTER
MIDNIGHT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT. A CHANCE OF RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...W WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING SE 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES
2 FT OR LESS.
.MON...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.TUE...W WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.WED...S WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.

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PZZ135-282215-
PUGET SOUND AND HOOD CANAL-
900 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TODAY...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT. A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS.
.TONIGHT...SW WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.SUN...S WIND 15 TO 25 KT. WIND WAVES 2 TO 4 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...VARIABLE WIND TO 10 KT...BECOMING S 10 TO 20 KT. WIND
WAVES 1 FT OR LESS...BUILDING TO 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON...S WIND 10 TO 20 KT. WIND WAVES 1 TO 3 FT.
.MON NIGHT...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.TUE...VARIABLE WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.
.WED...SW WIND 5 TO 15 KT. WIND WAVES 2 FT OR LESS.

$$

PZZ110-282215-
GRAYS HARBOR BAR-
900 AM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...SMALL CRAFT ADVISORY FOR ROUGH BAR CONDITIONS...

COMBINED SEAS 7 TO 9 FT THROUGH THIS EVENING...EXCEPT BUILDING TO 10
FT DURING THE MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT OCCURRING AROUND 1215 PM THIS
AFTERNOON. COMBINED SEAS WILL BUILD TO 10 TO 12 FT LATE TONIGHT.
ANOTHER MAXIMUM EBB CURRENT WILL OCCUR AROUND 1 AM SUNDAY MORNING.
BAR CONDITIONS MODERATE...EXCEPT BECOMING BRIEFLY ROUGH DURING
TODAYS MIDDAY EBB CURRENT AND LATE TONIGHT.

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